Sermons


Welcome!! Please enjoy the most recent sermon, or choose one from previous Sundays!

Note, the recording BELOW the title is the one that corresponds!

January 2023: The Journey to the Party

Jan 22: Follow Through  Matthew 4: 12-22

Jan 15: RSVP Yes!  Matthew 3: 13-17

Jan 8:  The Invitation  Matthew 2: 1-12

Christmas!!!

Christmas Day: John 1: 1-14  Be Like John !?!

Christmas Eve:  (Luke 2: 1-20) Keep Christmas Well

 

Advent!

Dec 18: Advent 4: Christmas Future Matthew 1: 18-25

Dec 11: Advent 3: Christmas Present  Matthew 11: 2-5

Dec 4: Advent 2: Christmas Past  Romans 15: 1-9

Nov 27:  Advent 1: Bah Humbug   Romans 13: 11-14

November – Gratitude

Nov 20: Gratitude as a Way of Life Philippians 4: 4-9

Nov 13:  Gratitude in the Tough Times  Luke 21: 5-19

Nov 6: Gratitude for the Ordinary Things Psalm 145: 1-12; 21

Please, watch this video prior to listening to the sermon:https://youtu.be/zSt7k_q_qRU

October – remaining Sundays

Oct 30: Trying to See, Reach, Find Luke 19: 1-10

Oct 23: Check Your Humility – Luke 18: 9-14

September – Oct Sermon Series: BOOK series based on Freeing Jesus by Diana Butler Bass

Oct 16: Part 6 (of 6):  Presence; Matthew 28: 16-20

Oct 2: Part 5: The Way; John 14: 1-6

Sept 25: Part 4: Lord; Luke 6: 46-47

Sept 18: Part 3: Savior; Luke 2: 10-11, John 4: 40-42

Sept 11: Part 2: Teacher (Chapter two)  John 13: 12-15

Sept 4: Part 1: Friend  (Chapter one) John 15: 12-15

 

Aug 28: Hospitality Through Justice; Luke 14: 1, 7-14

Aug 14: Our True Self, Separated from Others Luke 12: 49-53

Aug 7: People Get ready Luke 12: 32-40 NRSVUE

July 31: Choose Your Focus  Luke 12: 13-21 CEB

July 24: The Lord’s Prayer  Luke 11: 2-4 and Matthew 6: 9-13  NRSVUE 

July 17: Guest Preacher

June/July: Visiting Romans

July 10: Vengeance is God’s  Romans 12: 14-21

 

July 3:  Let Love Be Genuine Romans 12: 9-13

June 26: Let Love Be In Us  Romans 12: 3-8  Watch the YouTube of the video referenced at the beginning here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvUU8joBb1Q

June 19:  Let Love Be In Me  Romans 12 (vs 1-2) (includes informal/kids message too)

 

June 5:  Pentecost Sunday  Romans 8: 14-17, 26-27

May: God’s Gonna Do What God’s Gonna Do

May 29: Powered by the Vine  John 17: 20-26

May 22: God will Dwell with Whom God Wants John 14: 23-29

May 15: The Spirit Will Go to Whom it Wants  Acts 11: 1-18

May 8: God’s Going to SAVE who God Wants Rev 7: 9-12

May 1: God’s Going to Use WHO God Wants  Acts 9: 1-20

April 24: The Need for Questioning (With Kid’s Message, It’s OK to Negotiate with God) John 20: 19-39

EASTER!!!  Acts 10: 34-43

Lent

April 10: PALM SUNDAY!  Enjoy a service of readings, hymns and a brief reflection

April 3: “Outward Deeds = Inward Needs”  John 12: 1-8  If you’d like to see the video played as mentioned at the beginning of the services go to:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxPZh4AnWyk&t=97s

Mar 27: Guest Preacher Linda Beaver “In An Instant” Luke 15:11-32

Mar 20: The Noonday Demon  Luke 13: 6-9

Mar 13: The Evil Eye Matthew 20: 1-15

Mar 6: Lasting Temptations Luke 4: 1-13

Season after Epiphany 

Feb 27: Continual Conversion Luke 9: 28-36

Feb 20: Put Your Energy to Love  Luke 6: 27-38

Feb 13: The Honor of God  Luke 6: 17-26

Feb 6: Go Deep Luke 5: 1-11

Jan 30:  Blessings for Others  Luke 4: 21-30

Jan 23: Manifestation of a Call  Luke 4: 11-21

Jan 16: Surprise, Delight, and Responsibility John 2: 1-11

Jan 9: Claimed by God  Luke 3: 15-22

Advent: The Work of Waiting

Dec 24: Christmas Eve: God Breaks in Anyway

Dec 19: All Are Blessed Luke 1: 39-55

Dec 12: What is GOD’s Joy?  Luke 3: 7-18

Dec 5: The Call to Return Home Luke 3: 1-6

Nov 28:  Keep Your Head Up in Hope Luke 21: 25-36

November 2021

Nov 21: Thanks for the King  John 18: 33-38a

Nov 14:  All In  Mark 12: 38-44 (recorded at Redding FUMC at the 6pm service)

Nov 7: The Future Feast  Isaiah 25: 6-9

Oct 2021  Job? Seriously??

Oct 14: Moving Forward  Job 42

Oct 17: God Draws Near  Job 38: 1-7, 19-21, 34-41

Oct 10: It is Time to Lament Job 23: 1-17

Oct 3: Not Why, but Now What?  Job 1:1 NRSV; 2:1-10 CEB

Sept 2021  We Ate The Bread So….Now What?

Sept 26: Others Can Too!  Mark 9: 38-41

Sept 19: Peace Within James 3: 13-4:3, 7-8

Sept 12: Drop the Knife  James 3: 1-12

Sept 5: Making the Outside Match the Inside James 2: 1-10; 14-18

Aug 29:  True Religion  James 1: 17-27