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2020 Sermons


Aug 30     "On The Road With Jesus:If Any Want to Become My Followers"

Aug 23        "On The Road With Jesus: A Question of Identity"

Aug 16        "On The Road With Jesus: Crumbs From The Master's Table"

Aug 9          "On The Road With Jesus: Walking on Water"

Aug 2          "On The Road With Jesus: Loaves and Fishes"


July 26        "The Quest for Truth: What Is Bodily Resurrection About?"

July 19        "The Quest for Truth: Forgiveness of Sins"

July 12         "The Quest for Truth: A Holy Catholic Church and Communion of Whom?"

July 5          "The Quest for Truth: Death No More"


June 28       "The Quest for Truth: A Mighty Breath"

June 21       "The Quest for Truth: Is Jesus More Than Just a Rabbi?"

June 14       "The Quest for Truth: Is There Really a God?"

June 7         "How Majestic Is Your Name"


May 31       "The Heart of the Matter"

May 24       "The Heart of the Matter: Open the Eyes of My Heart"

May 17       "The Heart of the Matter: Kept In Our Hearts"

May 10       "The Heart of the Matter: No Trouble in My Heart"

May 3         "The Heart of the Matter: Hearts Overflowing"


April 26      "The Heart of the Matter: Straight from the Heart"

April 19      "The Heart of the Matter: With Glad Hearts"

April 12      "Mary and the Empty Tomb"

April 5        "The Walk: The Walk from The Cross"


Mar 29        "Share: To Fish and Share Light"

Mar 22        "Give: Where Your Treasure Is"

Mar 15        "Serve: To Be Great is to Serve"

Mar 8          "Study: Your Word is a Light For The Journey"

Mar 1          "Worship: Giving Thanks and Praise"


Feb 23        "Unafraid: Sickness, Growing Old, and Death"

Feb 16        "Unafraid: The Sky is Falling"

Feb 9          "Unafraid: Fear of Failure"

Feb 2          "Unafraid: Friendless and Alone?"


Jan 26         "Unafraid: Fear of the Other"

Jan 19         "Unafraid: Age of High Anxiety"

Jan 12         "The Great Connection"

Jan 5           "Seekers and Dreamers"



2019 Sermons


Dec 29         Hymn Sing

Dec 24        "Sacred: Sacred Being"

Dec 24        "4pm Christmas Service"

Dec 22        "Christmas 2019 Cantatta"

Dec 15        "Sacred: Sacred Places"

Dec 8          "Sacred: Sacred People"

Dec 1          "Sacred: Sacred Time"


Nov 24         No Audio Due to a Technical Glitch.

Nov 17        "A Wonder-Full Life: Looking With Gratitude"

Nov 10        "A Wonder-Full Life: Looking Out"

Nov 3          "A Wonder-Full Life: Looking In"


Oct 27         "A Wonder-Full Life: Looking Back"       

Oct 20         "Freed2Lead: Following Christ's Lead in My Life"

Oct 13         "Freed2Lead: Self-Leadership" - cellphone recording quality.

Oct 6           "Freed2Lead: Just In Time Leadership"


Sep 29        "Through the Eyes of a Child" - Special Guest Brooke Hill, Humanitarian Photographer & Storyteller.

Sep 22        "Freed2Lead: Fueled by the Spirit"

Sep 15        "Freed2Lead: An Unexpected Role"

Sep 8          "Freed2Lead: Following Christ"

Sep 1          "Five Cups of Coffee: Taking the Next Step" - Lori Bruens


Aug 25       "Five Cups of Coffee: Growing With the Holy Spirit"

Aug 18       "Five Cups of Coffee: Passion"

Aug 11       "Five Cups of Coffee: Spiritual Gifts"

Aug 4         "Five Cups of Coffee: Holy Grounds"


July 28       "Transformation: Living Life Together in the Tension"

July 21       "Remarkable: A Methodist Loves Others"

July 14       "Remarkable: A Methodist Prays Constantly"

July 7         "Remarkable: A Methodist Gives Thanks"


June 30      "Remarkable: A Methodist Rejoices in God"

June 23      "Remarkable: A Methodist Loves God"

June 16      "Daddio"

June 9         Hymn Sing as Pastor is out of Town

June 2        "A Place to Call Home: Residing in Love"


May 26      "A Place to Call Home: Always Room for One More"

May 19      "A Place to Call Home: A Place at the Table"

May 12      "A Place to Call Home: You're Family"

May 5        "A Place to Call Home: All Are Welcome"


April 28     "A Place to Call Home"

April 21     "Hurry, Go, and Tell"


April 14     "The Day Is Coming: We Are One"

April 7       "God Has Work For Us To Do:  Faithful Disciples"


Mar 31       "I Choose Love:  Communities of Forgiveness"

Mar 24       "How Long: Renouncing Evil"

Mar 17       "Child of God:  Naming Each One"

Mar 10       "Make Me an Instrument of Peace: Re-Cognition"

Mar 3         Services Canceled due to Winter Weather


Feb 24        "Who Are You?  Proclaim Transformation"

Feb 17        "Who Are You?  Create Right Relationships"

Feb 10        "Who Are You?  Live With Integrity"

Feb 3          "Who Are You?  Claim Your Vocation"


Jan 27       "Who Are You?  Know Your Name"

Jan 20       "Who Are You? Connect With Your Belovedness" 

Jan 13       Services Canceled due to Winter Weather

Jan 6         "Who Are You?  Follow Your Star"


2018 Sermons


Dec 24          Calm and Bright

Dec 23          Dec 23 11:00am Sermon

Dec 23          Dec 23 8:45am Cantata

Dec 16          "Redeeming Grace: LOVE"

Dec 9           "Glories Stream: JOY"

Dec 2           "Sleep in Heavenly Peace; PEACE"


Nov 25         "The Power of the Tongue: The Word"

Nov 18          "The Power of the Tongue: Religion! Politics! Words!"

Nov 11           "The Power of the Tongue: Words for Healthy Familys"

Nov 4           "The Power of the Tongue: Words Can Build and Destroy"


Oct 28          "Generous Living: Great Power and Great Grace"

Oct 21           "Generous Living: The Blessing of Giving"

Oct 14           "Generous Living: The Gift of Giving"

Oct 7            "Generous Living: A Little is Enough"


Sept 30        "Happy Birthday!"

Sept 23         "Do Unto Others" - Guest Speaker Denise Ingels

Sept 16         "Half-Truths: Love The Sinner, Hate The Sin?"

Sept 9          "Half-Truths: God Said It, I Believe It, That Settles It?"

Sept 2          "Half-Truths: God Wont Give You More Than You Can Handle?"


Aug 26        "Half-Truths: God Helps Those Who Help Themselves?"

Aug 19         "Half-Truths: Everything Happens for a Reason?"

Aug 12         "Our Paths" - Madelyn Wilson, Student Lead Worship.

Aug 5          "Faith at the Movies: The Greatest Showman"


July 29         "Faith at the Movies: The Shack"

July 22         Childrens Sunday

July 15          "Faith at the Movies: Moana"

July 8           "Faith at the Movies: Wonder"

July 1            "Do You Not Care?"


June 24        "As They Were Able to Hear It"

June 17         "Choose!"

June 10         No Message Today.

June 3          "I Will Pour Out My Spirit"


May 27       "No Greater Love" - Sam Crust, Lay Leader delivering message

May 20      "Believing in You: How to be a Mentor"

May 13        "Believing in You: Spiritual Life"

May 6         "Believing in You: Generation Next"


April 29       "Loving Large: Can We Really Change the World?"

April 22       "Loving Large: Love Is Giving"

April 15        "Loving Large: Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher"

April 8         "Loving Large: The Distracted Life"

April 1          "Is There Hope?"


Mar 25         "Seven Essentail Questions: What About Suffering?"

Mar 18         "Seven Essential Questions:  What Brings Fulfillment?"

Mar 11          "Seven Essential Questions:  Where is God?"

Mar 5           "Seven Essential Questions:  Am I Accepted?"


Feb 25         "Seven Essential Questions:  What Matters Most?"

Feb 18         "Seven Essential Questions:  Who is Jesus?"

Feb 4          "mezuzot / doorposts"


Jan 28         "tzum / fasting"

Jan 21          "tefillah / prayer and liturgy"

Jan 14          "hachnassat orchim/hospitality"

Jan 7           "shabbat/sabbath"


2017 Sermons

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Dec 31        "Angels Among Us" - Ellen Lake

Dec 31        "Do Not Be Afraid: #morelife"

Dec 24       "There Will Be A Sign: #morelove"

Dec 20      "There Will Be A Sign: #morelove"

Dec 17        "Do Not Be Afraid: #morejoy"

Dec 10       "Nothing Is Impossible: #morepeace"

Dec 3         "Make Ready A People: #morehope"


Nov 26      "Sheep and Sheep"

Nov 19       "Talents"

Nov 12       "By The Grace of GOD" - Bishop Robert Farr (Missouri Confrence)

Nov 5         "Leading Generously: Essence"


Oct 29       "Leading Generously: Capacity"

Oct 22       "Leading Generously: Ambition"

Oct 15        "Leading Generously: Legacy"

Oct 8         "Leading Generously: Promises"

Oct 1          "Radical Hospitality: Gifted for the Good of One Another"


Sept 24      "Women United in Mission, Servants United in Christ"

Sept 17       "Radical Hospitality: Entertaining Strangers = Entertaining Jesus"

Sept 10      "Radical Hospitality: The Perferct Example For Us"

Sept 3        "Radical Hospitality: God's Extreme Love For Us"


Aug 27      "The Outsiders: The Travler"

Aug 20     "The Outsiders: The Homeless"

Aug 13       "The Outsiders: The Tormented"

Aug 6        "The Outsiders: The Humble"


July 30      "The Outsiders: The Lonely"

July 23      "The Outsiders: The Worthy"

July 16       Faith in Film: "The Iron Giant"

July 9        Faith in Film: "To Kill a Mockingbird"

July 2        Faith In Film: "Hidden Figures"


June 25     being rooted and grounded in love:  "A Called Life"



June 4      "Rivers of Living Water"


May 28   "Upside-Down Stories: Missing The Point"

May 21    "Upside-Down Stories: How do You Truly Love?"

May 14    "Upside-Down Stories: How Does GOD Love?"

May 7     "Upside-Down Stories: Good Soil"


April 30  "Lord and Messiah"

April 23  "All of Us Are Witnesses"

April 16   "Where Do We Go From Here?"

April 9    GIFTS OF THE DARKWOOD: "The Gift of Misfits"

April 2    GIFTS OF THE DARKWOOD: "The Gift of Temptation"


Mar 26   GIFTS OF THE DARKWOOD: "The Git of Getting Lost"

Mar 19    GIFTS OF THE DARKWOOD: "The Gift of Being Thunderstruck"

Mar 12    GIFTS OF THE DARKWOOD: "The Gift of Emptiness"

Mar 5     GIFTS OF THE DARK WOOD: "The Gift of Uncertainty"

Mar 1      GIFTS OF THE DARK WOOD   - Ash Wendsday Service


Feb 26    FORGIVNESS... finding peace with grace "Something To Tell You"

Feb 19     FORGIVNESS... finding peace with grace "How Often?"

Feb 12     FORGIVNESS... finding peace with grace "The Ones We Love"

Feb 5      - LIVING THE DREAM - "Never Quit"


Jan 29    - LIVING THE DREAM - "But... But... But..."

Jan 22    - LIVING THE DREAM -  "Burning Bush"


Jan 8      - LIVING THE DREAM -  "Dare To Dream"

Jan 1       "By A Different Road"

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