Past Sermons – 2017

December 2017

December 31
Seeing Beyond
Scripture lessons: Ecclesiastes 3:1-13, Luke 2:22-40 PDF

December 24
Mary, Prophet of God
Scripture lessons: Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26, Luke 2:26-38, 46-56 PDF

December 10
Wilderness Comforts
Scripture lessons: Isaiah 40:1-11, Mark 1:1-8 Wilderness Comforts  PDF

December 3
It’s About Time
Scripture lessons: Isaiah 64:1-9, Mark 13:24-37 It’s About Time  PDF

November 2017

November 26, 2017
Tending the Shepherd
Scripture lessons: Ezekiel 34:11-16 & Matthew 25:31-46Tending the Shepherd  PDF

November 19, 2017
Never Lost to God
Scripture lessons: Isaiah 25:6-9, John 6:37-40 Never Lost to God  PDF

November 12, 2017
Ready to Tell the Story
Scripture lessons: Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25, Matthew 25:1-13 Ready to Tell the Story  PDF

November 5, 2017
God’s Legacy of Love
Preacher: Rev. Ellie Johns-Kelley
Scripture lessons: Jeremiah 31:31-34 & John 1:1-18 God’s Legacy of Love

October 2017

October 29
Telling the Church’s Story
Scripture lessons: Jeremiah 31:31-34 & Matthew 22:34-40 Telling the Church’s Story  PDF

October  22
Got Change?
Scripture lessons: Exodus 33:12-23 & Matthew 22:15-22
Got Change?  
PDF

October  15
Fangirling God
Scripture lessons: Exodus 32:1-14 & Matthew 22:1-14 PDF

October 8
Clear-Cut
Scripture lessons: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 & Matthew 21:33-36 Clear-Cut  PDF

September 2017

September 24
God’s Wisdom in Spite of Our Failures
Scripture lessons: Exodus 16:2-15, Matthew 18:21-35 & 1 Corinthians 1:25a God’s Wisdom in Spite of Our Failures

September 17
Freedom and Forgiveness
Scripture lessons: Exodus 14:19-31, 15:20-21 & Matthew 18:21-35 Freedom and Forgiveness  PDF

September 10
Compassion and Mercy: It’s THE Way!
Preacher: Rev. Fran Thiessen
Scripture lessons: Ephesians 4:25-32 & Luke 10:25-37 PDF

September 3
God’s Grammar
Scripture lessons: Exodus 3:1-15 & Romans 12:9-21 PDF

August 2017

August 27
Holding Heaven’s Keys
Scripture lessons: Exodus 1:8-2:10 & Matthew 16:13-20 Holding Heaven’s Keys  PDF

August 13
Walking on Water for the Rest of Us
Scripture lessons: Romans 10:5-15 & Matthew 15:21-28 Walking on Water for the Rest of Us  PDF

August 6
Wrestling with God
Scripture lessons: Genesis 32:9-13a, 24-31 & Matthew 1:13-21 Wrestling with God  PDF

July 2017

July 30
Faith with a Side of Mustard
Scripture lessons: Romans 8:26-39 & Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Faith with a Side of Mustard  PDF

July 16
Let It Grow
Preacher: Miles Goff
Scripture lessons: Psalm 119:105-112 & Matthew 13:1-23 Let It Grow

July 9
The Inconvenience of Compassion
Preacher: Allen Terrell
Scripture lesson: Luke 10:25-37 The Inconvenience of Compassion

July 2
Gift Guide for that Loved One Who Has Everything
Scripture lessons: Genesis 22:1-14 & Matthew 10:40-42 Gift Guide for that Loved One Who Has Everything

June 2017

June 25
Being a Well in the Wilderness
Scripture lessons: Genesis 21:8-21 & Psalm 86:1-10Being a Well in the Wilderness  PDF

June 18
Funny!
Scripture lesson: Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7 Funny!  PDF

June 11
How Can We Be More of Our Self
Preacher: Allen Terrell
Scripture lessons: Jeremiah 17:5-10 & Matthew 6:1-8 How Can We Be More of Our Self

June 4
The Day Lightning Struck
Scripture lesson: 1 Peter 2:2-10 The Day Lightning Struck

May 2017

May 28
Why Do You Stand Looking Up?
Scripture lessons: John 17:1-11 & Acts 1:6-14 Why Do You Stand Looking Up?

May 21
Staying Power
Scripture lessons: Psalm 66:8-20 & John 14:15-21 Staying Power  PDF

May 14
Heir B&B
Scripture lessons: 1 Peter 2:2-10 & John 14:1-14 Heir B&B  PDF

May 7
Flocked
Scripture lessons: Psalm 23 & John 10:1-10 Flocked  PDF

April 2017

April 30
Stranger Things
Scripture lesson: Luke 24:13-35 Stranger Things  PDF

April 23
Holding Doubt and Practicing Faith
Guest speaker: JunHee Han
Scripture lesson: John 20:19-31 Holding Doubt and Practicing Faith  PDF

April 16
The Most Surprising Gardener
Scripture lessons: Colossians 3:1-4 & John 20:1-18 PDF

April 9
Open the Gates
Scripture lessons: Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29 & Matthew 21:1-11 PDF

April 2
Resurrection: The Prequel
Scripture lessons: Ezekiel 37:1-14 & John 11:1-45 Resurrection: The Prequel  PDF

March 2017

March 26
Learning from the Dark
Scripture lesson: John 9:1-41 Learning from the Dark  PDF

March 19
Enough
Scripture lessons: Exodus 17:1-7 & John 4:5-42 Enough  PDF

March 12
What Do We Mean When We Say Savior?
Scripture lessons: Psalm 121 & John 3:1-17What Do We Mean When We Say Savior?  PDF

March 5
Living for the Long Game
Scripture lessons: Psalm 32 & Matthew 4:1-11 Living for the Long Game  PDF

February 2017

February 26
Can’t Capture Glory
Scripture lessons: Exodus 24:12-18 & Matthew 17:1-9 Can’t Capture Glory PDF

February 19
The Disarming Power of Love
Scripture lessons: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 & Matthew 5:38-48 PDF

February 12
Choose Life!
Scripture lessons: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 & 1 Corinthians 3:1-9Choose Life  PDF

February 5
Sermon for Lunar New Year
Scripture lessons: Matthew 5:13-20 PDF

January 2017

January 29
Living the Reward
Scripture lessons: Micah 6:1-8 & Matthew 5:1-12 Living the Reward  PDF

January 22
Walk in the Light
Rev. Anna Taylor Sweringen
Scripture lessons: Isaiah 9:1-4 & Matthew 4:12-23Walk in the Light  PDF

January 15
Beloved
Scripture lessons: Matthew 3:14-17 Beloved  PDF

January 8
A Disarming Light
Scripture lessons: Isaiah 60:1-6 & Matthew 2:1-12 A Disarming Light

January 1
Refuge
Scripture lessons: Isaiah 63:7-9 & Matthew 2:13-23 Refuge  PDF

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