Category Archives: Sermon

November 19

“God of Grace & God of Glory” (John 12:20-26), Sunday Nov. 19, 2017

Call to Worship      L:         God makes springs gush forth in the valleys, flowing between the plains.   P:         We drink from the well of salvation!   L:         God brings food from the earth and bread to strengthen the human heart.   P:         We feast on the abundance of God’s grace!   U:        O […]

November 12

Scripture (John 9:1-11), Nov. 12, 2017

Call to Worship   L:         Those who seek wisdom are rewarded by God.   P:         Make our hearts attentive, O Lord!   L:         Those who listen for guidance will find the right path.   P:         Make our ears receptive, O Lord!   U:        The fullness of wisdom and knowledge is found in Jesus!   Scripture […]

November 05

“Soldiers of Faith” (Luke 7:1-10; Ephesians 6:10-18), Sunday Nov. 05, 2017

Call to Worship          L:         The Lord goes forth like a soldier, like a warrior against his foes.     P:         Yet Jesus does not call upon twelve legions of angels to rescue him from the cross.   L:         The Lord shouts with a mighty war cry.   P:         Yet Jesus does […]

October 29

“Sharing Christ’s Love Generously” Scripture (John 3:4-17) Sunday October 29, 2017

Call to Worship      L:         Love led God to make the world.   P:         And love leads God to sustain it today!   L:         Love led God to send Jesus to the world.   P:         And love led God to raise him from death!   U:        Love led us here today, and love will […]

October 22

“Learning and Growing in Community” (John 21:1-13) Sunday October 22, 2017

Call to Worship L:         God has given us Jesus, that we might know the way to truth and life.              P:         We open our hearts that the King of glory may enter in!   L:         Jesus has given us the Holy Spirit, that we might experience his risen presence.   P:         We open our minds […]

October 15

“What in the World Are You Hoping For?” (Romans 5:1-5, 15:13) October 15, 2017

Call to Worship            L: And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love.   P: We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.   L: Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.   P: Be joyful in hope, patient in […]

October 01

“Networking with the Body of Christ” (John 17:1, 6-11, 17-23)   Sunday Oct. 1, 2017

Call to Worship    L:         How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!   P:         It is like the precious oil on the head,   L:         Running down upon the collar of Aaron’s robes.   P:         It is like the dew of Hermon falling on Zion’s mountains.   U:        For […]

September 24

“Practicing the Spiritual Disciplines” (John 15:4-11)    Sunday Sept 24, 2017

Call to Worship                L:         May you be strengthened in your inner being with power through the Holy Spirit.   P:         So that Christ may dwell in our hearts through faith!   L:         May you be rooted and grounded in love.   P:         So that we may have the […]

September 17

“Pursuing Godly Goals” Scriptures (Habakkuk 2:1-3; Proverbs 16:1, 6, 9; Hebrews 12:1-3)  Sunday Sept. 17, 2017

  Call to Worship      L:  We lift up our eyes unto the hills. P. But where will we find our help? L. Our help comes from the Lord, P. The One who made heaven and earth. All. The Lord will keep our going out and our coming in from this time on and […]

September 10

“Engaging in God-Exalting Worship” John 4:16-26 Sunday Sept. 10, 2017

Call to Worship    L:         The Lord sits upon a throne, high and lofty.   P:         And the hem of his robe fills this place!   L:         The Lord’s glory is veiled by clouds of incense around the mercy seat.   P:         Six-winged seraphim attend to the Lord.   U:        We join with them singing, […]