Sermons from 2021

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December 26, 2021

A Morning to Ponder

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Gloria In Excelsis Deo Topic: The Deep Theology of Christmas Carols Passage: Luke 2:15–2:20

December 24, 2021

Good News of Great Joy

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Gloria In Excelsis Deo Topic: Christmas Eve, The Deep Theology of Christmas Carols Passage: Luke 2:1–2:18

December 19, 2021

The Paradox of the Messiah

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Gloria In Excelsis Deo Topic: The Deep Theology of Christmas Carols Passage: Isaiah 9:6–9:7, Luke 2:34–2:35

December 12, 2021

Your Story of Reconciliation

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Gloria In Excelsis Deo Topic: The Deep Theology of Christmas Carols Passage: Luke 19:1–19:10

December 5, 2021

When God Rescues Us

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Gloria In Excelsis Deo Topic: The Deep Theology of Christmas Carols Passage: Matthew 1:67–1:79

November 28, 2021

Advent Midrash

Speaker: Wesley Scheu Series: Gloria In Excelsis Deo Topic: The Deep Theology of Christmas Carols Passage: Matthew 1:18–1:25

November 21, 2021

Giving Thanks in Color

Speaker: Jill Jones Topic: Thanksgiving Passage: Psalm 105:1–105:8, Psalm 16:1–16:11, Matthew 6:25–6:33

November 14, 2021

Getting to Know the God of Abraham, Isaac & Jacob

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Back to Our Roots Passage: Genesis 32:22–32:32

November 7, 2021

Let God Change Your Narrative

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Back to Our Roots Topic: The Gospel According to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Passage: Genesis 29:15–29:35

October 31, 2021

God Is In This Place

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Back to Our Roots Topic: The Gospel According to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Passage: Genesis 28:10–28:22

October 24, 2021

When God's Plans Interfere With Our Plans

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Back to Our Roots Topic: The Gospel According to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Passage: Genesis 25:19–25:26, Genesis 25:27–25:34, Genesis 27:1–27:10

October 17, 2021

Back to Our Roots -- Part 1

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Back to Our Roots Topic: The Gospel According to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Passage: Genesis 26:1–26:11, Genesis 26:23–26:25, Genesis 26:32–26:33

October 10, 2021

The Messy Work of Reconciliation

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Reconciliation Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:14–5:21

October 3, 2021

Where Grace Abounds - Part 2

Speaker: Scott Kingry Series: Reconciliation Topic: LGBTQ+ -- Loving Well the People Behind the Letters Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:16–5:21

September 26, 2021

Where Grace Abounds - Part 1

Speaker: Scott Kingry Series: Reconciliation Passage: 1 Corinthians 5:16–5:21

September 19, 2021

Community: Because We're Better Together

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Church: On Purpose Passage: Ephesians 4:1–4:7, Ephesians 4:15–4:16

September 12, 2021

The Gift of Serving Others

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Church: On Purpose Passage: 1 Peter 4:7–4:11

September 5, 2021

The Call of Discipleship

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Church: On Purpose Passage: Matthew 28:16–28:20

August 29, 2021

Witness: It's What We Do

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Church: On Purpose Topic: The Church on Mission Passage: Acts 1:6–1:8

August 22, 2021

Worship: It’s What We Do

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Church: On Purpose Passage: Romans 11:33–12:2

August 15, 2021

Unity of the Body of Christ

Speaker: Andy Millar Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:13

August 8, 2021

Blessing in Suffering

Speaker: Dave Meserve Topic: Midrash Passage: 1 Peter 2:21–3:9

August 1, 2021

To Become Unoffendable is to Be Motivated By Love

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Unoffendable Passage: Micah 6:8, Philippians 2:5–2:11

July 25, 2021

Love the Sinner; Hate Your Own Sin

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Unoffendable Passage: John 7:53–8:11

July 18, 2021

What to Do When You're Angry

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Unoffendable Passage: Colossians 3:8, Colossians 3:12–3:14, Psalm 37:1–37:9

July 11, 2021

The Case for Becoming Unoffendable

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: Unoffendable Passage: Colossians 3:1–3:14, Proverbs 16:1–16:2, Proverbs 3:5–3:6

July 4, 2021

Love Your Neighbor As Yourself

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Main Thing Passage: Mark 12:28–12:34, Leviticus 19:18, 1 John 4:19–4:21

June 27, 2021

Love the Lord Your God with all Your Muchness

Speaker: Wesley Scheu Series: The Main Thing Passage: Mark 12:28–12:34

June 20, 2021

God is the Father of a Family

Speaker: Mike Sares Topic: Father's Day Passage: 1 John 5:1, Ephesians 1:5, Mark 3:32–3:35, Mark 10:28–10:30

June 13, 2021

Loving God with ALL Your HEART & MIND

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Main Thing Passage: Mark 12:28–12:34

June 6, 2021

The Main Thing - Part 1

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Main Thing Passage: Mark 12:28–12:34

May 30, 2021

Find Your Village

Speaker: Jill Jones Topic: Graduation Sunday Passage: Proverbs 13:20, Hebrews 10:23–10:25

May 23, 2021

Pentecost: What Does This Mean?

Speaker: Wesley Scheu Passage: Acts 2:1–2:13

May 16, 2021

God’s Still At Work

Speaker: Jill Jones Topic: The Ascension Passage: Acts 1:1–1:11

May 9, 2021

Three Gifts for YOU for Mother's Day

Speaker: Jill Jones Topic: Mother's Day Passage: Romans 16:3–16:16

April 25, 2021

What's So Powerful About the Resurrection?

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: What's So Great About the Resurrection? Passage: Philippians 3:10–3:11

April 18, 2021

Prayer Brings Change

Speaker: Andy Millar Topic: Prayer Passage: Acts 2:42–2:47, John 15:1–15:8, Philippians 3:10–3:11

April 11, 2021

What's So Amazing About the Resurrection?

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: What's So Great About the Resurrection? Passage: Luke 24:33–24:49

April 4, 2021

When We Give Up, God Does Not

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Good of Giving Up Topic: Easter Sunday Passage: Luke 24:13–24:35

April 2, 2021

Surrendering Our Expectations

Speaker: Wesley Scheu Series: The Good of Giving Up Topic: Good Friday Passage: Luke 22:39–22:44

March 28, 2021

The God Who Gives and Takes Away

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Good of Giving Up Topic: When Your Faith is Put to the Test Passage: Genesis 22:1–22:19

March 21, 2021

Lenten Learning Panel

Speaker: Wesley Scheu Series: The Good of Giving Up Passage: Psalm 51:16–51:17

March 14, 2021

God Will Make A Way

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Good of Giving Up Passage: Genesis 21:1–21:21

March 7, 2021

What Prayer Can Do For You

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Good of Giving Up Passage: Genesis 18:16–18:33, Genesis 19:12–19:16, Genesis 19:29

February 28, 2021

The Freedom of Surrender

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Good of Giving Up Passage: Genesis 17:1–17:27

February 21, 2021

What to Do When You're Tired of Waiting

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Good of Giving Up Passage: Genesis 16:1–16:16

February 17, 2021

Ash Wednesday

Speaker: Jill Jones Passage: Psalm 103:26–103:19

February 14, 2021

Hope for Dry Bones

Speaker: Roger Jones Passage: Ezekiel 37:1–37:14

February 7, 2021

The God Who Makes the Impossible, Possible

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Promises of God & the Choices We Make Passage: Genesis 15:1–15:21

January 31, 2021

God is Faithful, Even When You Are Not

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Promises of God & the Choices We Make Passage: Genesis 12:10–12:20

January 24, 2021

The Call of God and the Journey of Faith

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Promises of God & the Choices We Make Passage: Genesis 12:1–12:9

January 17, 2021

Choices You Can Make This Week

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Promises of God & the Choices We Make Passage: Genesis 11:1–11:9

January 10, 2021

The Hope of Heaven

Speaker: Mike Sares Passage: Mark 12:24–12:27, 2 Corinthians 5:7–5:9, 2 Timothy 4:18

January 3, 2021

Remember Noah

Speaker: Ruth Folkerts Passage: Genesis 6:9–6:13, Genesis 8:20–8:21, 1 Peter 3:18