Sermons

May 28, 2024

Modern – The Tale of Two Temples | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: Acts 4:32-35 (CEB) Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. With great power the apostles gave their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon […]

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May 28, 2024

Traditional – The Right Spirit | Rev. Mike Holly

Scripture Reference – Romans 8:12-17 (NRSV): So then, brothers and sisters, we are obligated, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh— for if you live according to the flesh, you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. For all who are led […]

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May 21, 2024

Modern – Pentecost Sunday | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: Acts 2:42-47 (CEB) The believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to the community, to their shared meals, and to their prayers. A sense of awe came over everyone. God performed many wonders and signs through the apostles. All the believers were united and shared everything. They would sell pieces of property and possessions and distribute […]

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May 21, 2024

Traditional – Pentecost & Confirmation Sunday | Rev. Michael Bowman

Scripture Reference – Ephesians 2:8-10 (CEB): You are saved by God’s grace because of your faith. This salvation is God’s gift. It’s not something you possessed. It’s not something you did that you can be proud of. Instead, we are God’s accomplishment, created in Christ Jesus to do good things. God planned for these good things to be […]

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May 14, 2024

Traditional – Pay it Forward | Rev. Maggie Dunaway

Scripture Reference – Acts 16:6-15 (NRSV): They went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia. When they had come opposite Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them; so, passing by Mysia, they went down to […]

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May 6, 2024

Modern – Rooted: Flourishing In Every Season | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (CEB) There’s a season for everything    and a time for every matter under the heavens:    a time for giving birth and a time for dying,    a time for planting and a time for uprooting what was planted,    a time for killing and a time for healing,    a time for tearing down and a time for building […]

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May 6, 2024

Traditional – Final Instructions | Rev. Mike Holly

Scripture Reference – John 15:9-17 (NRSV): As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. I have said these things to you so that my joy may […]

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April 29, 2024

Modern – Rooted: Strengthened in Faith | Rev. Mike Holly

Scripture Reference: Ephesians 3:16-19 (CEB) I ask that he will strengthen you in your inner selves from the riches of his glory through the Spirit. I ask that Christ will live in your hearts through faith. As a result of having strong roots in love, I ask that you’ll have the power to grasp love’s width and […]

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April 29, 2024

Traditional – The Good Fight: Forgiveness – The Final Form of Love | Rev. Michael Bowman

Scripture Reference – Colossians 3:12-15 (NRSV): Therefore, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds […]

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