SERMON ARCHIVES


January 2018

January 7, 2018

Moments of Mystery

Matthew 2:1–12

Reverend Deanna Murray

January 14, 2018

No Comparison

Luke 3:15–17, 21–22

Reverend Sharon Benton

January 21, 2018

Leave Your Nets

Mark 1:14–20

Reverend David Weasley

January 28, 2018

Speaking with Authority

Mark 1:21–28

Reverend Sharon Benton

February 2018

February 4, 2018

On Casting Out Demons

Psalm 147:1–11, Mark 1:29–39

Reverend David Weasley

February 11, 2018

From Mountaintops to Ground Floors

Mark 9:2–9

Reverend Sharon Benton

February 18, 2018

Conversations with the Shadow​​​​​​​

Mark1:9–13

Reverend Sharon Benton

February 25, 2018

What Do We Call Each Other

Mark 8:27–38, Genesis 17:1–7, 15–16

Reverend David Weasley

March 2018

March 25, 2018

A Public Demonstration for a Prince of Peace

Mark 11:1–11

Reverend Sharon Benton

March 18, 2018

What Time Is It?

John 12:23–27,  Mark 14:32–35

Reverend Sharon Benton

March 11, 2018

What We Hold High

Numbers 21:4–9, John 3:14–21

Reverend Sharon Benton

April 2018

April 1, 2018

Christ Is Risen (No Foolin')!

Mark 16:1–8

Reverends Sharon Benton & David Weasley

April 8, 2018

Show Me Your Scars

John 20:19–28

Reverend Sharon Benton

April 15, 2018

Are We Sheep or Shepherd?

Ezekiel 34:11–16a, John 21:1–17

Reverend Sharon Benton

April 22, 2018

Tree Shepherds

Psalm 23, John 10:11–18

Reverend David Weasley

April 29, 2018

The Burning Bush

Exodus 3:1–17

Sarah Murphy-Kangas

May 2018

May 6, 2018

Remembering Our Heritage

Matthew 1:1–6, 15–17

Reverend Sharon Benton

May 13, 2018

"I Believe," reflections from Confirmands

Psalm 139

Matti Malone Miller, Madison Knapp, Jenna Beecham

May 20, 2018

Unexpected Gifts

Acts 2:1–21

Reverend Sharon Benton

May 27, 2018

By Night

John 3:1–17

Reverend David Weasley

June 2018

June 3, 2018

Samuel on the Ground Floor:  Here We Are

1 Samuel 3:1–11

Reverends Sharon Benton & David Weasley

June 10, 2018

Everything Old Is New Again

1 Samuel 8

Reverend Sharon Benton

June 17, 2018

Seeing the Youngest Son

1 Samuel 15:34–16:13

Reverend Sharon Benton

July 2018

July 1, 2018

Slaying Giants

1 Samuel 17

Reverend Sharon Benton

July 15, 2018

Parades, Riots, and the Heart of God

Mark 7:14–30

Reverend David Weasley

July 29, 2018

Sermons in Song

John 6:14–15

Rachael Weasley

August 2018

August 5, 2018

I want to believe, but...it takes so much effort

Matthew 14:22–31

Reverend Sharon Benton

August 12, 2018

I want to believe...help my unbelief

Mark 9:17–24

Reverend Sharon Benton

August 26, 2018

#$%& Words

Ephesians 4:25–5:2a

Reverend Sharon Benton

September 2, 2018

All That Bread

Mathew 14:13–21

Reverend Sharon Benton

September 9, 2018

Mercy Is Greater Than Judgement

James 1:1–17, Micah 6:8

Reverend Mike Denton

September 16, 2018

Wisdom Words & Teaching Tongue

Proverbs1:20–23, James 3:1–12

Reverend Sharon Benton


2017

JANUARY 2017

January 8, 2017

New Year, Same Promises

Isaiah 60:1–6 & Matthew 2:1–12

Rev. Sharon Benton

January 15, 2017

New Year, Same Promises - God's Promise of Faithfulness

Psalm 40:1–11 & 1 Corinthians 1:1–9

Rev. Sharon Benton

January 22, 2017

New Year, Same Promises - God's Promise of Blessing

Matthew 5:1–12

Rev. Sharon Benton

January 29, 2017

New Year, Same Promises - God's Promise of Renewal. Excerpts from Judas Maccabeus, by G. F. Handel

1 Maccabees 1:1–8

Rev. David Weasley

FEBRUARY 2017

February 12, 2017

You Have Heard It Said ... Law & Relationships

Matthew 5:21–42

Rev. Sharon Benton

February 19, 2017

Praying for Enemies

Matthew 5:43–4

Rev. Sharon Benton

February 26, 2017

Mountain, Tabernacle, Temple

Matthew 17:1–9

Rev. David Weasley

MARCH 2017

March 19, 2017

When We Are Betrayed (Wednesday)

Mark 14:1–2, 11–12
Rev. Sharon Benton

March 26, 2017

Still Serving (Maundy Thursday)

Mark 14:12–26
Rev. David Weasley

APRIL 2017

April 2, 2017

Is There Meaning & Suffering in Death?

Mark 15:22–26, Romans 5:1–11

Rev. Sharon Benton

April 9, 2017

When All Seems Lost (Holy Saturday)

Luke 23:50–56

Rev. Sharon Benton

April 16, 2017

Life Before Death

Mark 16:1–8

Rev. Sharon Benton

April 23, 2017

With Heart and Hand and Mind

John 20:19–31

Rev. David Weasley

MAY 2017

May 7, 2017

This Belonging You Seek

Acts 2:42–47

Rev. David Weasley

May 14, 2017

Persecuted/Persecutor

Acts 6:8–15, 7:51–60

Rev. Sharon Benton

May 21, 2017

Street Preaching for an Unknown God

Acts 17:22–31

Rev. Sharon Benton

May 28, 2017

Welcoming Jesus ... Extravagantly

Acts 2:14a, 36–41

Rev. Sharon Benton

JUNE 2017

June 4, 2017

Would That All God's Peopel Were Prophets

Numbers 11:24–30, Acts 2:1–21

Reverend Sharon Benton

June 18, 2017

Beauty In, Beauty Out

Genesis 1:1–31

Scott Ward

June 25, 2017

How Can Our Anger Give Life?

Matthew 10:23–39
Rev. David Weasley

JULY 2017

July 2, 2017

Interdependence

Genesis 1:24–31, Romans 12:3–8, 1 Kings 3:5–12

Reverend Sharon Benton

July 9, 2017

This One's for Corneliuis

Acts 11:1–18
Rev. Sharon Benton

July 16, 2017

Unpredictable Soil

Matthew 13:1–9, Isaiah 55:8–13
Rev. Sharon Benton

July 23, 2017

High School Mission Trip Reflections

Matthew 13:13–33, 44–52
Roni Woodard, Kenzie Knapp

AUGUST 2017

August 6, 2017

Stepping Into the Ring

Genesis 32:22–31

Reverend Sharon Benton

August 13, 2017

All Questions Considered

Psalm 85

Reverend Sharon Benton, Rev. David Weasley

August 20, 2017

The One Where Jesus Gets Schooled

Isaiah 56: 1-8 & Matthew 15:21

Rev. David Weasley

August 27, 2017

Children's Sunday - Noah's Ark

Genesis 6:18–22

Church School Children

SEPTEMBER 2017

September 3, 2017

The Economy of Our Creator

Leviticus 25:18, 23–28, 35–38, Matthew 20:1–15

Reverend Sharon Benton

September 10, 2017

Holy Ground

Exodus 3:1–5, 1 Kings 8:22–30

Reverend Sharon Benton

September 24, 2017

And Also Many Animals

Jonah 3:10–4:11

Reverend David Weasley

September 17, 2017

The Power & Peril of Creation

Exodus 13:17–22 & 14:19–22

Reverend Sharon Benton

OCTOBER 2017

October 1, 2017

Building Our Ministry: Foundation

Philippians 2:1–13

Rev. Sharon Benton

October 8, 2017

Building Our Ministry: Brick & Mortar

Exodus 20:1–4, 7–9, 12–20

Rev. Sharon Benton

October 15, 2017

Building Our Ministry: Cracks & Cobwebs

Exodus 32:1–14, Isaiah 25:1–9

Rev. David Weasley

October 22, 2017

Building Our Ministry: Giving for Good

Matthew 22:15–22 

Rev. Sharon Benton

October 29, 2017

We Were Voyagers

Matthew 22:34–46

Rev. David Weasley

NOVEMBER 2017

November 5, 2017

All Saints/All Souls Day Remembrance Ritual

John 11:32–36, Revelation 21:1–4 

Rev. Sharon Benton

November 12, 2017

Lamp Oil & Spiritual Reserves

Matthew 25:1–13

Rev. Sharon Benton

November 19, 2017

Testimonies of Gratitude

Cheryl Smith, Steve Clark, and Sarah Murphy-Kangas

November 26, 2017

On Sorting

Eziekiel 34:11–24, Matthew 25:31–46

Reverend David Weasley

DECEMBER 2017

December 10,2017

Sing for Comfort

Isaiah 40:1–5, Luke 1:46–55

Reverend Sharon Benton

December 24,2017

Sing for Hope

Luke 1:26–38, Luke 1:47–55

Reverend David Weasley

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December 31, 2017

A Christmas Covenant

Luke 2:22–40

Reverend David Weasley