Sermons



This or This

July 12, 2020


Easy as Pie… Right?

June 28, 2020

Comfort Food

June 21, 2020

… In Part

June 14, 2020

June 7, 2020

June 7, 2020
Apologies for the audio issues, we are still working on the new setup in the social hall.

The Right Way

May 24, 2020

Are You Ready?

May 17, 2020

A Piece of the Puzzle

May 10, 2020

Through the Valley

May 3, 2020

April 26, 2020

April 26, 2020

April 19, 2020

April 19, 2020

Can We Hold Too Tight?

March 1, 2020

The First Steps

February 26, 2020
Ash Wednesday is an invitation to undergo a forty-day Lenten journey-a journey of preparation that culminates in the Triduum (the three days beginning with Holy Thursday), and the Easter celebration.…

God’s Radiance

February 23, 2020
God blesses us with high points in life, to help us bear the lows.  Like mountain peaks that attract our eyes and lift up our heads, God's blazing light shines…

The Next Level

February 16, 2020
We are reminded of the blessing it is to choose the ways of God. We hear the invitation to follow God's commandments that lead to the way of life.

Love Big

February 9, 2020
In Judaism, there is a notion called "tikkum olam" which is often translated "the repair of the world."  According to Jewish tradition, there are divine sparks of light scattered throughout…

What Is Our Rallying Cry?

February 2, 2020
Today’s scripture focuses on states of being and doing. How shall I come before the Lord? How must I live my life if I am to abide in the tent…

Who Gets Top Billing?

January 26, 2020
The people of the world often work very hard to prove they are correct and everyone else is wrong.  There are professions and classes dedicated to such endeavors.  Our scripture…

Look!

January 19, 2020
This week's scripture beckons us to see and share the light of Jesus Christ. John invites us to "come and see" God's light for ourselves and then share that light…

Here He Is

January 12, 2020
Being chosen is a powerful theme.  God has chosen each of us for different purposes and different paths; we have been chosen from the moment God created us.  Today we…
Today's scripture is a promise of light to those who live in darkness, a promise of righteousness to those who suffer at the hands of others.  Epiphany is a day…

It Keeps Going and Going…

December 29, 2019
Our scripture has us looking at the continuation of Jesus' story.  The Christmas narrative is only the beginning.  What was life like for Joseph after the birth?  I find comfort…

When Does It End?

December 24, 2019
The Prophecy of the Messiah: Isaiah 9:2, 6-7; John 1:1-2, 4-5 The Coming of Jesus Is Announced to Mary and Joseph: Luke 1:36-38; Matthew 1:18-25 The Preparations for the Birth…

Praise God!

December 15, 2019
Christmas is quickly approaching. There is much hope that exists for us in this celebrated day. It reminds us of the great actions that God did in our lives through…

So Be It!

December 8, 2019
There are few things in this world that we can stand firmly upon. When one thing gives the look of solid footing, it can shift in unexpected ways. But the…

Movement

December 1, 2019
Movement in the Bible is a very common theme. We are not prone to stay in one place throughout our lives. Even if you are someone who is currently feet…

Christ the King

November 24, 2019
This scripture speaks plainly of grace. Not only are we encouraged by this display, we also are challenged to do the same.

Them Were the Days

November 10, 2019
Too often we look at the past with “rose-colored glasses.” Nostalgia colors many things brighter. But with God at our side, the future is brighter still.

We Are Not Alone

November 3, 2019
We have been called to a purpose that far surpasses our own abilities and plans that are outside of God. But we also have been given all that we need…

On Whom Do We Stand?

October 27, 2019
Very simply: God knows our hearts and loves us still. I pray we live lives of honesty toward one another.

The Foundation

October 20, 2019
Banging your toe on the corner of the dresser is a terrible pain to endure.  And more often than not we could have avoided it by turning on a light. …

This Is Our Home for Now

October 13, 2019
There is a saying, “Get out while the getting is good.” But have you ever heard God tell you to stay put, even when it doesn’t make a lot of…
Sometimes we feel inept to serve God.  We are not knowledgeable enough, flashy enough, wise enough, confident enough, etc.  But Paul reminds us that God did not give us these…

Planning for the Future

September 29, 2019
Sometimes we feel overwhelmed when thinking about the future, or what may happen.  Jeremiah was concerned with the fate of his nation.  But God challenges him to invest in tomorrow. …

Actions Speak…

September 22, 2019
This is often a challenging scripture for many.  But as we learned last week, stewardship is a very important theme for Jesus.

A Reason to Celebrate

September 15, 2019
Jesus speaks of a well-known topic: Stewardship. We know well to take care of the things we have because they were given to us by God. We know to rejoice…

You Can’t Choose Family

September 8, 2019
Philemon is a very personal letter written to a friend on behalf of another friend.  Paul challenges Philemon and us to break with cultural conventions and allow God's love to…

In Closing…

September 1, 2019
Our scripture today calls us to have empathy for others and care for them as we have been cared for by God.  Listen. Rejoice. Care. Share God's sustenance with others.

Just 5 More Minutes?!

August 25, 2019
Jesus teaches a challenging lesson on the Sabbath.  Often we look for a time of rest when in fact we are being called to action.

Nurturing Faith

August 18, 2019
Faith binds us together in Christ.  It is this faith that brings us and many with us through trials and suffering.  Hebrews tells us we are not alone in our…

What’s Important?

August 4, 2019
Paul is extremely concerned about the spiritual well being of the Colossians. He sees our lives with Jesus as the most precious relationship we have. Paul is doing everything in…

It’s Because of Jesus

July 28, 2019
Jesus has embraced us as his own. Though the world may pull at us and prod us to do things contrary to Christ's love, Jesus isn't letting go. I pray…

Who or Who’s?

July 21, 2019
For many of us life is a constant search for who we are. It is important to find our voice in the midst of this busy and noisy world. Colossians…

For God’s Glory

July 14, 2019
Paul starts his letter to the Colossians with a word of encouragement and a prayer. Our prayer life is often marked by praying for those things we feel need fixed.…
Miracles do happen in our lives. But often we are not looking in the right direction to see them. Naaman was surprised by the form his miracle took, and it…

The Change

June 23, 2019
Change can be a powerfully scary thing. Powerful change is even more so. Our scripture shows Jesus working a mighty change in the life of this man and it terrifies…

Good Weather for Ducks

June 16, 2019
The Trinity can often be a confusing concept. The truth it relays is that God has it all covered. Every inch of our lives and of the history of this…

Speaking Like Jesus

June 2, 2019

The Bountiful Giver

May 26, 2019
The way Jesus desires us to love him is by being obedient to his work and teaching. This often seems very daunting to us. But Jesus does not leave us…

Actions Speak Loudly

May 19, 2019
Jesus was winding up his ministry on earth and wanted to leave the disciples (and through them, us) with something important. These near final teachings of Jesus help to direct…
It is often the case that we hear what we want to hear. The game of telephone is a funny illustration that communicating is difficult. Add on top of that…

The Erasing

April 28, 2019

The Breakfast

April 21, 2019

Tenebrae Service

April 18, 2019
Passover: Matthew 26:17-29 Foot Washing: John 13:1-7 Prediction of Betrayal: Matthew 26:31-35 Communion: Matthew 26:26-30 Jesus Prays for Himself in the Garden: Matthew 26:39, John 17:1-5 Warning of Sleep to…

The Possibilities

April 14, 2019

A Great Display of Power

April 7, 2019

Pierced

March 31, 2019

Intervention

March 24, 2019

Turning Towards

March 10, 2019

Lent

March 6, 2019

It’s Time

March 3, 2019

The Measure of Things

February 17, 2019

Our Faith Expressed in Love

February 10, 2019

Great Expectations

February 3, 2019

Where to Start?

January 20, 2019

A Part to Play

January 13, 2019


In God’s Hands

December 30, 2018

To Stand

December 16, 2018

A Shaky Start

December 9, 2018

So…? Time Will Tell?

December 27, 2015

Taught by the Student

December 13, 2015

When the Credits Roll

December 6, 2015

The Drop in a Pond

November 29, 2015

The Indestructible

November 15, 2015

The Hope

November 1, 2015

The World We Live In

October 4, 2015

Not Alone

September 27, 2015

The Hush

September 20, 2015

Turning Your Eyes to Jesus

September 13, 2015

Value

September 6, 2015

The Invisible Battle

August 23, 2015

Never Forget

August 16, 2015

Dare to See

July 19, 2015

Dare to See

July 12, 2015

July 5, 2015

Joy of the Messenger

June 7, 2015

Together Apart

May 10, 2015



He Is…

April 5, 2015


If You Give an Inch

March 22, 2015

Growing Through Change

March 1, 2015

Beyond Us

February 1, 2015

Ohhh…

January 4, 2015

Are You Sure?…Show Me!

November 9, 2014

The Legacy

November 2, 2014

I’ll Go Myself

October 19, 2014

How Soon We Forget

October 12, 2014

Our Credentials

October 5, 2014

Because Jesus Did

September 14, 2014


Represent

August 31, 2014

Matters of the Heart

August 17, 2014

A Motivating Sadness

August 3, 2014

Good, Great News

July 27, 2014
Good Great News

Surprise, Suprise

July 20, 2014

Thank You, Lord

July 6, 2014

Finishing the Race

June 29, 2014
This is Pastor Jerry's last sermon. Please join us in wishing him well as he begins retirement.





What Were You Expecting

April 20, 2014


What a Man!

March 16, 2014



A God Thing?

February 9, 2014



Starstruck?

January 5, 2014


Forgiven…Restored

December 1, 2013


Dangerous Cycles

November 3, 2013



Hints of the Heart

September 22, 2013

Humble Generosity

September 1, 2013

Who Cares?

August 25, 2013

Worth It?

August 18, 2013

Remind Me Who I Am

July 21, 2013
The video mentioned in the service today, "Remind Me Who I Am" by Jason Gray, can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSIVjjY8Ou8 or visit Jason's website at: http://jasongraymusic.com/

Free to Be Like Jesus

June 30, 2013


Limitations

June 2, 2013


This, I Know!

April 7, 2013

Surprise!

March 31, 2013

Honor Our King

March 24, 2013

Moving On…

March 17, 2013

God Reaches Out…

March 10, 2013


Listen Up Now!

February 24, 2013

Glory

February 10, 2013
  (Due to a technical error the first few minutes are missing from the sermon. Sorry for any inconvenience.)

Getting Down to Business

January 27, 2013

When the Wine is Gone

January 20, 2013

Affirmed! Now What?

January 13, 2013

Love Unleashed

December 23, 2012


Truthfully the King?

November 25, 2012

Gratitude and Confidence

November 18, 2012
Due to a technical error, the reading of the Bible verse was not captured.

You Have a Plan I Trust

October 28, 2012