Sermons

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2021 Sermons

September 12, 2021 – Sermon – Somewhere Listening; Scripture – Matthew 4:18-22 (NRSV) (Guest minister Rev. Dean Phelps)

September 5, 2021 – Sermon Series Where We Came From…old stories for a new day  Week 4 Sermon Title – The Drama of Desire  Scripture – Genesis 3:1-13 (CEB & TIB), Psalm 32:1-5, 10 (CEB) (Interim Minister, Rev. Pamela J. Pettyjohn)

August 29, 2021 – Sermon Series Where We Came From…old stories for a new day  Week 3 Sermon Title – A World of Meaning  Scripture – Proverbs 8 (the Message) (Interim Minister, Rev. Pamela J. Pettyjohn

August 22, 2021 – Sermon Series Where We Came From…old stories for a new day  Week 2 Sermon Title – Being Human  Scripture – Genesis 2:4-25 (Inclusive Bible translation) (Interim Minister, Rev. Pamela J. Pettyjohn

August 15, 2021 – Sermon Series Where We Came From…old stories for a new day  Week 1 Sermon Title – Awe & Wonder  Scripture – Genesis 1:1-2:3 (the Common English Bible) (Interim Minister, Rev. Pamela J. Pettyjohn)

August 8, 2021 – Sermon Title – Who We Are: Our Identity as Disciples of Christ (We Welcome All to the Lord’s Table)  Scriptures -Deuteronomy 10:17-19 and Hebrews 13:1-3, 5 & 9 (NRSV) (Interim Minister, Rev. Pamela J. Pettyjohn)

August 1, 2021 – Sermon Title – Who We Are: Our Identity as Disciples of Christ (We Are a Movement for Wholeness)  Scriptures – Acts 1:14, 2:43-47, 3:24-26, and 4:32-33 (the Message) (Interim Minister Rev. Pamela J. Pettyjohn)

July 25, 2021 – Sermon Title – “A Firm Foundation”  Scriptures – Joshua 1:9 (NLT), 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13, 16-19 (CEB), and John 13:34-35 (CEB) (Interim Minister Rev. Pamela J. Pettyjohn)

July 18, 2021 – Sermon Title – “Best Practices for Being the Church”  Scripture – Colossians 3:1-5 and 12-17 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

July 11, 2021 – Sermon Title – “Is It Sunrise or Sunset?”  Scripture – Exodus 2:1-10 and 15:20 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

July 4, 2021 – Sermon Title – “When All the Nations Gather”  Scripture – Matthew 25:31-46 (NRSV) (Retired Rev. Jerry Zehr)

June 27, 2021 – Week 4 of our “My God Is a Rock” series from Worship Design Studio. Title – “My Rock and My Redeemer: Rock On!”  Scripture – Psalm 19:7-10 and 14 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

June 20, 2021 – Week 3 of our “My God Is a Rock” series from Worship Design Studio.  Title – “Shelter of the Rock”  Scripture – Psalm 27:1, 4-5, 13-14 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

June 13, 2021 – Week 2 of our “My God Is a Rock” series from Worship Design Studio.  Title – “Lead Me to the Rock…Take the Next Step”  Scripture – Psalm 61 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

June 6, 2021 – Message:  “For the Birds” – Scripture:  Mark 4:24b-34 (NRSV) (Regional Minister Rev. Carolyn Reed)

May 30, 2021 – Week 1 of our “My God Is a Rock” series from Worship Design Studio.  Title – “Solid Rock”  Scripture – Exodus 17:1-7 (interpretive reading with movement) and Psalm 18:1-2 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

May 23, 2021 Pentecost – Message: “What Do You Do When You Don’t Know What to Do?” – Scripture:  Acts 2:1-21 and Romans 8:22-27 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

May 16, 2021 – Message:  “God Only Knows” – Scripture: Psalm 139:1-14 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

May 9, 2021 Mother’s Day – Message: “A Mother’s Work” – Scripture: Deuteronomy 4:9-10 and Galatians 6:9-10 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

May 2, 2021 – Message: “A Woman of Means” – Scripture: Luke 21:1-4 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

April 25, 2021 – Message:  “Give Me Oil in My Lamp, Keep Me Burning” – Scripture:  Matthew 25:1-13 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

April 18, 2021 – Message: “God’s Hospitality…The Lost Sheep” – Scripture: Luke 15:1-7 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

April 11, 2021 – Message: “Coming Home…for the First Time (to ourselves and to God)” – Scripture: Luke 15:11-24 (NRSV) (Interim Minister Rev. Diane Zehr)

April 4, 2021 – Easter Sunday – Message: “He Is Going Ahead of You” – Scripture: Mark 16:1-8 (CEB) (Rev. Jason Jones)

March 28, 2021 – Palm Sunday, Worship Series “Holy Vessels, A Lenten Season of Recovery,” from Worship Design Studio. Message – “Holy, Wholly”  Scripture – Matthew 9:1-8 (NRSV) (Rev. Jason Jones)

March 21, 2021 – Fifth Sunday of Lent, Worship Series “Holy Vessels, A Lenten Season of Recovery,” from Worship Design Studio. Message – “Restoration”  Scripture – Matthew 8:18-27 (NRSV) (Rev. Jason Jones)

March 14, 2021 – Fourth Sunday of Lent, Worship Series “Holy Vessels, A Lenten Season of Recovery,” from Worship Design Studio. Message – “Different Pictures”  Scripture – Matthew 9:18-26 (NRSV) (Rev. Jason Jones)

March 7, 2021 – Third Sunday of Lent, Worship Series “Holy Vessels, A Lenten Season of Recovery,” from Worship Design Studio. Message – “Stories”  Scripture – Matthew 9:27-33 (NRSV) (Rev. Jason Jones)

February 28, 2021 – Second Sunday of Lent, Worship Series “Holy Vessels, A Lenten Season of Recovery,” from Worship Design Studio. Message – “Safe Keeping”  Scripture – Matthew 8:5-13 (NRSV) (Rev. Jason Jones)

February 21, 2021 – First Sunday of Lent, Worship Series “Holy Vessels, A Lenten Season of Recovery,” from Worship Design Studio. Message – “Treasure”  Scripture – Matthew 8:1-4 & 16-17 (NRSV) (Rev. Jason Jones)

February 14, 2021 – “Listen to Him,” Mark 9:2-9 (CEB) (Rev. Jason Jones)

February 7, 2021 – “A Deserted Place,” Mark 1:29-39 (CEB) (Rev. Jason Jones)

January 31, 2021 – “Silence,” Mark 1:21-28 (CEB) (Rev. Jason Jones)

January 24, 2021 – “Now Is the Time!” Mark 1:14-20 (CEB) (Rev. Jason Jones)

January 17, 2021 – “Greater Things,” John 1:43-51 (CEB) (Rev. Jason Jones)

January 10, 2021 – “In You I Find Happiness,” Mark 1:4-11 (CEB) (Rev. Jason Jones)

January 3, 2021 (Epiphany Sunday) – “Following the Star,” Matthew 2:1-12 (CEB) (Rev. Jason Jones)