Sermons

November 22, 2020 – Christ the King – Matthew 25:31-46

November 15, 2020 – Lives Transformed: The Paralytic – Matthew 9:2-8

November 8, 2020 – Lives Transformed: Zacchaeus – Luke 19:1-10

November 1, 2020 – All the Saints – Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-13, 32-40; 12:1-2

October 25, 2020 – Lives Transformed: Moses – Exodus 2:11-22, 3:1-12

October 18, 2020 – Lives Transformed: The Blind Beggar – John 9:1-33

October 11, 2020 – Lives Transformed: Children – Mark 10:13-16

October 4, 2020 – Lives Transformed: The Samaritan Woman – John 4:4-42

September 27, 2020 – What Does Giving Do For You? – Acts 20:32-35

September 20, 2020 – Why Do We Pledge? – Leviticus 23:9-14

September 13, 2020 – How Do We Give? – Matthew 10:5-10

September 6, 2020 – Where Is God Sending Us? – Matthew 28:16-20

August 30, 2020 – Be Someone’s Tomorrow – John 4:1-5

August 23, 2020 – How Well Do You Listen? – Mark 4:1-9

August 16, 2020 – Gone to the Dogs – Psalm 133; Matthew 15:21-28

August 9, 2020 – Things Just Aren’t Like They Ought to Be – Psalm 42:1-6a

August 2, 2020 – Lord, Give Me Patience, But Not Now – Habakkuk 2:1-4; Luke 21:25-33

July 26, 2020 – Community and Social Distance – Genesis 2:15-22; Philippians 2:1-5

July 19, 2020 – Ordinary Time in Extraordinary Time – Psalm 119:105-112; Matthew 13:1-9

July 12, 2020 – At the Table: The Lord’s Supper – Luke 22:7-20

July 5, 2020 – One Nation Under God – Matthew 22:15-22; Romans 13:1-7

Previous Sermon Series: Interim Time

June 28, 2020 – The Tasks Before Us – Numbers 13:1-3, 17-23; Acts 15:6-18

June 21, 2020 – For Such a Time as This – Esther 4:6-14; Acts 6:1-6

June 14, 2020 – The Road Ahead – Joshua 24:14-18; Luke 24:13-21

June 7, 2020 – Looking Back – Psalm 137:1-6; Acts 1:1-11

Previous Sermon Series: What I’ve Learned in Ministry

May 31, 2020 – Trust God – Psalm 23, Jeremiah 29:10-11, Matthew 28:16-20

May 24, 2020 – We Serve a Parade of People – Hebrews 12:1-3

May 17, 2020 – Know Who You Are and Embrace Who You Are – 1 Peter 2:4-10

May 10, 2020 – You Can’t Do What You Can’t Do – Exodus 15:19-21; Philippians 4:10-13

May 3, 2020 – Ecumenical Work Is Hard – Ephesians 4:1-16

April 26, 2020 – Moving Forward – Exodus 3:1-10; Jeremiah 29:4-14

April 19, 2020 – Earth Day Sunday: Celebrating the Earth – Revelation 21:1-5; Psalm 104

April 12, 2020 – Easter Sunday: It Ain’t Over ‘Till It’s Over – John 20:1-20

April 9, 2020 – Maundy Thursday: The Cross of Christ – 1 Corinthians 1:17-25

April 5, 2020 – Palm Sunday: Cleansing the Temple – Luke 19:28-48

March 29, 2020: Seek and Rejoice When the Lost are Found – Luke 15:1-31

March 22, 2020: Don’t Be Anxious – Luke 12:22-31

March 15, 2020: Be the Kind of Neighbor You’d Like to Have – Luke 10: 25-37

March 8, 2020: Confronting the Demons of This World – Luke 8:26-37

March 1, 2020: Keep Calm and Trust God in the Storms – Luke 8:22-25

February 23, 2020: Take Time to Connect with God – Luke 6:12-19

February 16, 2020: Don’t Be Afraid to Break the Rules to Make a Difference – Luke 6:1-11

Previous Sermon Series: Bedtime Theology – Answering the Questions of Children

February 9, 2020: When Will Our Loved Ones Be Undead Like Jesus? – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

February 2, 2020: A Bag of Rice – Guest Pastor Maynard Pittendreigh

Psalm 146:1-10; 1 Timothy 6:6-19

January 26, 2020: Do Bad Guys Live with God? – Revelation 12:1-9; John 14:1-3

January 19, 2020: Where Does God Live and How Long Does It Take to Get There? – Psalm 139:1-10; Revelation 4:2-11

January 12, 2020: Why Did God Make Me? – Romans 8:28-39; Ephesians 2:10

January 5, 2020: How Powerful Is God: – Genesis 1:1-5; 1 Corinthians 15:20-26; Matthew 19:23-26

December 29, 2019: What Difference Does It Make? – Luke 4:14-22

Previous Sermon Series: The Heart’s Desire: The Longings of Advent

December 22, 2019: Longing for Meaning – Psalm 137:1-4; Matthew 1:18-23

December 15, 2019: Longing for Peace – Isaiah 2:1-5

December 8, 2019: Longing for Change – Matthew 3:1-12; John 3:1-21

December 1, 2019: Longing for the Messiah in the Prophets – Isaiah 49:5-6; Ezekiel 34:22-30; Isaiah 9:6-7

Christ the King Sunday

November 24, 2019: The Reign of Christ – Jeremiah 23:1-6; Colossians 1:15-20; Luke 23:33-43

Previous Sermon Series: Lessons from the Exodus

November 17, 2019: It’s Important to Remember – Deuteronomy 16:1-12

November 10, 2019: The Paradox of Generosity – 2 Corinthians 9:1-15

November 3, 2019: Would You Like Cheese with Your Whine? – Numbers 20:1-13

October 27, 2019: Choosing to See with Faith – Numbers 13:1-3, 17-33

October 20, 2019: Tempted to Worship False Gods – Exodus 32:1-20

October 13, 2019: The Sacredness of Worship Space – Exodus 25:1-22

October 6, 2019: Rules for Living – Exodus 20:1-17

September 29, 2019: Guest preacher Rev. Walk Jones – Blowing on the Dusty Logs – 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Psalm 146

September 22, 2019: The Lord Provides – Exodus 16:1-35

September 15, 2019: The Lord Makes a Way – Exodus 14:5-31

September 8, 2019: When God Calls Us to Do His Work, Don’t Make Excuses – Exodus 3:1-15, 4:1-17

September 1, 2019: God Has a Plan – Exodus 2:1-10

Guest Pastor Rev. Dr. Dennis Salmon

August 18, 2019: Texts with Emojis from Heaven – Hebrews 11:29-12:2

Youth Sunday, August 11, 2019

8:45 am service: Matthew 18:1-5

11:00 am service: Exodus 2:1-10


Guest Pastor Rev. Dr. Dennis Salmon

August 4, 2019: A Cup of Cold Water – Matthew 10:34-42

Previous Sermon Series: People Who Met Jesus in the Gospel of John

August 25, 2019: Peter – Imperfect Followers – John 21:1-22

July 28, 2019: Thomas – Another Skeptic – John 20:24-31

July 21, 2019: The Soldiers – Those Just Doing Their Job – John 19:16b-24, 28-37

July 14, 2019: Pilate – the Career-Minded – John 18:28-40, 19:1-16a

July 7, 2019: When the Morning Comes – Psalm 30 (Not part of current sermon series. Guest Pastor Rev. Dr. Dennis Salmon)

June 30, 2019: Lazarus – the Dead – John 11:1-43

June 23, 2019: The Man Born Blind – Those Who Cannot See – John 9:1-34

June 16, 2019: The 5,000 – the Hungry – John 6:1-15

June 9, 2019: The Lame Man – the Crippled – John 5:1-15

June 2, 2019: The Royal Official – the Hopeful – John 4:43-54

May 26, 2019: The Samaritan Woman – the Thirsty – John 4:1-26

May 19, 2019: Nicodemus – the Cautious – John 3:1-21

May 12, 2019: Nathanael – the Skeptic – John 1:43-51

May 5, 2019: Peter and Andrew – the Enthusiast – John 1:35-41

Earth Day Message

April 28, 2019: Our Calling as Stewards of the Earth – Genesis 1:1-10; Psalm 8

Previous Sermon Series: Ways the Bible Can Change Your Life

April 21, 2019: From Empty Tomb to Unstoppable Movement – Luke 24:1-12

April 14, 2019: How Can We Keep Silent? – Luke 19:28-40

April 7, 2019: Love One Another – John 13:31-35

March 31, 2019: Light the Way for Others – Matthew 5:14-16

March 24, 2019: Find Your Purpose – Jeremiah 1:1-19

March 17, 2019: Trust God – Proverbs 3:5-6; Isaiah 41:8-13

March 10, 2019: Build on Something Solid – Matthew 7:24-29

March 3, 2019: Leave the Judging to God – Matthew 7:1-5, John 8:2-11

February 24, 2019: Don’t Give Worry a Foothold – Matthew 6:25-33

February 17, 2019: Guest Pastor – What the Good Life Looks Like – Luke 6:17-26

Previous Sermon Series: Playing the Numbers

February 10, 2019: “But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength.” – Isaiah 40:27-31

February 3, 2019: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” – Philippians 4:10-13

January 27, 2019: For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life …” – Romans 6:1-23

January 20, 2019: “Jesus said, ‘I am the way, the truth, and the life’ …” – John 14:1-11

January 13, 2019: “For God so loved the world …” – John 3:1-21

January 6, 2019: “And when they had opened their treasures…” – Matthew 2:1-12

 

2018

December 30, 2018: The Joy Jesus Brings – Luke 2:21-38

December 23, 2018: The Message of the Angels – Luke 2:8-14

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December 16, 2018: A Different Twist to the Story – Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 2:1-7

December 9, 2018: Jesus in All His Glory –Habakkuk 2:20; Revelation 5:1-14

December 2, 2018: The Hope Proclaimed by the Prophets – Isaiah 7:10-14, 53:1-12, 61:1-3

November 25, 2018: Guest Pastor Rev. Walk Jones: Just Another Dreamer – Genesis 28:10-22

November 18, 2018: An Attitude of Gratitude – Psalm 136; Luke 17:11-19

November 11, 2018: The Struggle Against the Spiritual Forces of Evil – Ephesians 6:10-20

November 4, 2018: The Language of Love – 1 Corinthians 13

October 28, 2018: The Communion of Saints – Hebrews 12:1-3; Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18

October 21, 2018: Parenting for Faith – Deuteronomy 6:20-25; Matthew 19:13-15

Previous Sermon Series: Money Matters

October 14, 2018: Leaving a Legacy – Joshua 24:1-15

October 7, 2018: The Principles: First Fruits, Generosity, and Regularity – Proverbs 3:9-10; Mark 12:41-44; 1 Corinthians 16:1-4

September 30, 2018: Where It All Begins – Exodus 34:18-28

September 23, 2018: Lost and Found, Guest Pastor Rev. Dr. Dennis Salmon – Luke 15:1-10

Previous Sermon Series: The Great Commission

September 16, 2018: You Belong Here – Luke 15:11-32

September 9, 2018: The Message We Are Called to Share – Acts 2:29-39

September 2, 2018: The Command and the Promise – Matthew 28:1-8, 16-20

Previous Sermon Series: Ministries of Mercy

August 26, 2018: Mobilizing the Church for Ministries of Mercy – Acts 2:40-47; 6:1-6

August 19, 2018: Keeping Our Balance – Deuteronomy 15:7-11; Galatians 6:7-10

August 12, 2018: The Motivation for Mercy – John 3:16-17; 2 Corinthians 8:8-9

August 5, 2018: The Character of Mercy – Ephesians 4:29-32; James 2:8-26

July 29, 2018: The Call to Mercy – Luke 10:25-37

Previous Sermon Series: All I Really Need to Know About the Christian Faith and Church I Learned in Sunday School

July 22, 2018: Someone Has to Be in Charge – Acts 14:21-25; Colossians 1:15-20

July 15, 2018: Hurry Up – Get With It! – 1 Kings 19:1-9a (Guest Pastor Rev. Dr. Dennis Salmon)

July 8, 2018: If You Do Sentence Prayers, Try to Go First – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; Acts 2:41-43

*Due to technical issues, this week’s sermon audio is unavailable.*

July 1, 2018: Every Group Has a Variety of People – Ephesians 4:1-16; Galatians 3:26-29

June 24, 2018: Music Is Important – Psalm 150

June 17, 2018:God Put People in My Life for a Purpose – Acts 8:26-40

June 10, 2018: Jesus Loves Me – 1 John 4:7-11

Previous Sermon Series: When God Interrupts

June 3, 2018: Paul: When God Interrupts Our Certainties – Acts 9:1-22

May 27, 2018: (Guest Pastor, Rev. Dr. Dennis Salmon) Stone Testaments – Deuteronomy 26:1-11

May 20, 2018: The Early Church: When God Interrupts the Church’s Life – Acts 6:1-7

May 13, 2018: The Rich Young Man: When God Interrupts a Life of Rectitude – Mark 10:17-27

May 6, 2018: The First Disciples: When God Interrupts Our Life Plan – Mark 1:14-20

April 29, 2018: Jonah: When God Interrupts Our Comfortable Life – Jonah 1:1-3:10 (selected verses)

April 22, 2018: David: When God Interrupts Our Teenage Years – 1 Samuel 17:2-51

April 15, 2018: Moses: When God Interrupts Late in Life – Exodus 3:1-22

April 8, 2018: Abraham and Sarah: When God Interrupts in the Prime of Life – Genesis 12:1-9

Easter Sunday

April 1, 2018: The Greatest Hoax or The Turning Point of History – John 20:1-18

Palm Sunday

March 25, 2018: Hail Him! Nail Him! – Mark 11:1-11; 15:1-15

Previous Sermon Series: Character Under Construction

March 18, 2018: Integrity – Psalm 24:1-4; Titus 2:6-8; 2 Corinthians 1:12-14

March 11, 2018: Helping Others Through Coaching – Philippians 2:1-11

March 4, 2018: Hard Work – 2 Thessalonians 3:6-12

February 25, 2018: Kindness and Compassion – Colossians 3:12-17

First Sunday in Lent

February 18, 2018: Into the Wilderness – Mark 1:9-15

Transfiguration of the Lord

February 11, 2018: Suffering for Jesus – Acts 6:8-15; 7:54-60

Previous Sermon Series: Reigniting Your Passion

February 4, 2018: Reigniting Your Passion for Your Community – John 3:14-17; 17:9-18

January 28, 2018: Reigniting Your Passion for the Bible – 2 Timothy 3:10-17; Ephesians 6:10-20

January 21, 2018: Reigniting Your Passion for Service and Mission – Matthew 25:31-40; Romans 12:1-13

January 14, 2018: Reigniting Your Passion for the Church – Acts 2:42-47

January 7, 2018: Reigniting Your Passion for God – Mark 12:28-34