Sermons

Baptized in Jesus Name

January 13

In Luke's Gospel, he tells about the ministry of John the Baptist and how he baptized many people. Almost as an afterthought he adds, "Jesus was baptized, too." In Acts we learn that some who had been baptized by John later were baptized "in Jesus' Name." How is our baptism like Jesus' baptism? And how is it different?

Sermon details →

Arise, Shine, for Your Light Has Come!

January 6

The people of God are to be a light to the world, a beacon leading everyone toward peace and justice. Like the magi who followed the star to Bethlehem, all who follow the light of God will rejoice in the presence of the Holy One.

Sermon details →

Babies Do Grow Up

December 30

A baby grows up and so does the church.

Sermon details →

See, Your Savior Comes!

December 24

See, Your Savior Comes!

Sermon details →

O Little Town of Bethlehem

December 23

Micah the prophet had big words for a little village. And an angel had big news for a humble peasant girl named Mary. Could God have big plans for you, too?

Sermon details →

Rejoice Greatly!

December 16

The Apostle Paul enjoined the Philippians to Rejoice ... always. Then again he told them to rejoice.

Sermon details →

A Celebration of Carols

December 16

The Apostle Paul enjoined the Philippians to Rejoice ... always. Then again he told them to rejoice. At 10:30 the choir presented a Christmas cantata that helped us rejoice.

Sermon details →

The Refiners Fire

December 9

The Prophet Malachi talked about the coming of the Messenger of the Lord in terms of intense cleansing as with a refiner's fire or a launderer's soap. Sounds intense! Both services (8:00 and 10:30) will be held in Fellowship Hall this Sunday; at the later service our young people will present a Christmas pageant.

Sermon details →