Sermons

December 3, 2017
“Building Expectations”
Rev. David Holyan
Mark 13:24-37 and Isaiah 64:1-9
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November 26, 2017
“At Home–Even In Exile”
Rev. Amy Bertschausen, guest pastor
Isaiah 51:1-6 and Matthew 16:13-20
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November 19, 2017
“Put Your talent to Work”
I Thessalonians 5:1-11 and Matthew 25:14-20
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November 12, 2017
“Living in the Meantime”
Matthew 25:1-13 and Thessalonians 4:13-18
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November 5, 2017
“Practice Before Preaching”
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 and Matthew 22:1-12
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October 29, 2017
“Love God and Neighbor”
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 and Matthew 22:34-40
Rev. David Holyan
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October 22, 2017
“Just Passing By”
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 and Exodus 33:12-23
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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October 15, 2017
“Stand Firm In the Lord”
Exodus 32:7-14 and Philippians 4:1-9
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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October 8, 2017
“Idolatry”
Psalm 63:5-12 and Exodus 20:1-4
Rev. Dr. Tom Glenn
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October 1, 2017
“It Is God At Work You”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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September 24, 2017
“Living the Gospel”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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September 17, 2017
“We Live to the Lord”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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September 10, 2017
“Love Your Neighbor As Yourself”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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September 3, 2017
“Live Peaceably with All”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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August 27, 2017
“Discerning the Will of God”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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August 20, 2017
“The Ability to See From A Different Perspective”
Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
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August 13, 2017
“Do Not Be Afraid”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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August 6, 2017  “Cultivating Compassion”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan
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July 23, 2017  “Surprised by God”
Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
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Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 and Genesis 28:10-19
July 16, 2017  “The Wild Abundance of Grace”
Rev. Dr. Tom Glenn
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Psalm 119:105-112 and Matthew 13:1-9

 

 

July 9, 2017  “Strangers and Other Lovers”

Rev. Dr. Laurie Kraus

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Psalm 145:8-14 and Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67

 

 

 

July 2, 2017  “Welcome”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Psalm 13 and Matthew 10:40-42

 

 

 

June 25, 2017  “Seeing from Another Perspective”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard

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Romans 6:1b-11 and Genesis 21:8-21

 

 

 

June 18, 2017  “The Compass of Compassion”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard

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2 Corinthians 13:11-13 and Matthew 23:16-20

 

 

 

June 11, 2017  “Go, Make Disciples”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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2 Corinthians 13:11-13 and Matthew 23:16-20

 

 

 

May 28, 2017  “Jesus’ Prayer for Us”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Acts 1:6-14 and John 17:1-11

 

 

 

May 21, 2017  “Even When No One Is Watching”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard

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Acts 17:22-31 and 1 Peter 3:13-22

 

 

 

May 14, 2017  “Being God’s Merciful People”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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John 14:1-14 and 1 Peter 2:2-10

 

 

 

May 7, 2017  “Embracing an Abundant Life”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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1 Peter 2:19-25 and John 10:1-11a

 

 

 

April 30, 2017  “On the Road to Emmaus”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Luke 24:13-23 and Luke 24:24-35

 

 

 

April 23, 2017  “Ever Present, Ever New, Ever Available”

Rev. Dr. Tom Glenn

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Text: 1 Peter 1:3-9 and John 20:19-31

 

 

 

April 16, 2017  “He Is Risen”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Text: Jeremiah 31:1-6 and John 20:1-18

 

 

 

April 9, 2017  “The Surprise Ending”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard

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Text: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 and Matthew 21:1-11

 

 

 

April 2, 2017  “The Living Spirit Within”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Text: Romans 8:6-11 and Ezekiel 37:1-14

 

 

 

March 26, 2017  “No Need to Want”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Text: Ephesians 5:8-14 and Psalm 23

 

 

 

March 19, 2017  “Drawing Water from the Well of Faith”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard

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Text: John 4:5-30,39-42

 

 

 

March 12, 2017

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Text: John 3:1-17 and Psalm 121

 

 

 

March 5, 2017

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Text: Isaiah 49:8-19a and Matthew 17:1-9

 

 

 

February 26, 2017

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard

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Text: Isaiah 49:8-19a and Matthew 17:1-9

 

 

 

February 12, 2017 “Choose Life”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Text: Matthew 5:21-26 and Deuteronomy 30:15-20

 

 

February 5, 2017 “The Chosen Fast: Salt and Light”

Rev. Dr. Tom Glenn

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Text: Acts 10:34-43 and Matthew 3:13-17

 

 

 

January 1, 2017  “Sharing Our Gifts”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan

 

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Text: Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12

 

 

 

December 24, 2016  “Good News, Great Joy”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan

 

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Text: Isaiah 9:2-7 and Luke 2:1-14

 

 

 

December 24, 2016  “A Witness to a Wonder
Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard

 

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Text: Isaiah 9:2-7 and Luke 2:1-20

 

 

 

December 18, 2016  “The Obedience of Joseph”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan

 

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Text: Romans 1:1-7 and Matthew 1:18-25

 

 

 

December 4, 2016   “Toward Peace”
Rev. Dr. David Holyan

 

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Text: Matthew 3:1-12 and Isaiah 11:1-10

 

 

 

November 27, 2016  “The Gift of Hope”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard

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Text: Luke 23:33-43 and Jeremiah 23:1-6

 

 

 

November 20, 2016  “The Gathered Remnant”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Text: Luke 23:33-43 and Jeremiah 23:1-6

 

 

 

November 20, 2016

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

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Text: Luke 23:33-43 and Jeremiah 23:1-6

 

 

 

November 6, 2016  “Doing Unto Others”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

Text: Ephesians 1:11-23 and Luke 6:20-31

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October 30, 2016  “God Stays with Sinners”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

Text: 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12 and Luke 19:1-10

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October 23, 2016  “Needing God’s Mercy”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan

Text: Joel 2:23-32 and Luke 18:9-14

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October 16, 2016  “Written Within”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Jeremiah 31:27-34 and 2 Timothy 3:14-4-5

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October 9, 2016  “Praying for Goodness”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 and Luke 17:11-19

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October 2, 2016  “Power, Love and Self-Discipline”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 17:5-10 and 2 Timothy 1:1-14

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September 25, 2016  “Required or Inspired?”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: 1 Timothy 6:6-12, 17-19 and Luke 16:19-31

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September 18, 2016  “Serve Only God”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: 1 Timothy 2:1-7 and Luke 16:1-13

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September 11,2016  “Feeding the Hungry”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Romans 12:15-21 and Matthew 25:31-46

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September 4, 2016  “The Cost of Discipleship”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Jeremiah 18:1-11 and Luke 14:25-33

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August 28, 2016  “Let Mutual Love Continue”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 14:1, 7-14 and Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16

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August 21, 2016  “We Speak God’s Word”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 13:10-17 and Jeremiah 1:4-10

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August 14, 2016  “Stressed and Stretched”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Hebrews 11:29-12:2 and Luke 12:49-56

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August 7, 2016  “Be Careful of What You Treasure”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 and Luke 12:32-40

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July 31, 2016  “Christ Is All and in All”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 12:13-21 and Colossians 3:1-11

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July 24, 2016 “The Gift of Conversation”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Luke 16:1-13 and Genesis 18:16-33

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July 17, 2016 “The Gift of the Unexpected”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Luke 10:38-42 and Genesis 18:1-15

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July 10, 2016  “A Good Samaritan”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Colossians 1:1-14 and Luke 10:25-37

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July 3, 2016 “Working for the Good of All”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 and Galatians 6:7-16

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June 26, 2016  “Live by the Spirit”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 9:51-62 and Galatians 5:1, 13-25

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June 19, 2016 “One in Christ”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 8:26-39 and Galatians 3:23-28

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June 12,2016 “The Challenge of Looking in the Mirror”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13 and Luke 7:36-8:1

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June 5, 2016 “Generosity in the Midst of Scarcity”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Galatians 1:11-24 and 1 Kings 17:8-16

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May 22, 2016 “As the Spirit Moves”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 and John 16:7, 12-15

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May 15, 2016 “The Lord Rejoices in Generosity”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: John 14:8-17, 25-27 and Psalm 104:24-34

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May 8, 2016 “We As Well As Me In Matters of Faith”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: John 17:20-26 and Acts 16:16-34

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May 1, 2016 “Resistance to Healing Grace”

Rev. Dr. Tom Glenn
Text: Revelation 21:10, 22-26; 22:1-5 and John 5:1-18

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April 17, 2016  “Eternal Life”

Mr. Eric Post
Text: Acts 9:36-43, John 10:22-30 and Revelation 7:9-17

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April 10, 2016  “Continuing to Feed”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Psalm 30:6-12 and John 21:1-9

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April 3, 2016  “Empowered to Forgive”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Revelation 1:4-8 and John 20:19-31

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March 27, 2016  “I Have Seen the Lord”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Isaiah 65:17-25 and John 20:1-18

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March 20, 2016  “Loud Praises”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Psalm 118:19-29 and Luke 19:28-40

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March 13, 2016  “Pressing On”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: Isaiah 43:16-21 and Philippians 3:4b-14

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March 6, 2016  “The Surprise Party”

Rev. Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Genesis 32 (selected verses) and Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

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February 28, 2016  “The Way of the Lord”

Rev. Dr. David Holyan
Text: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 and Isaiah 55:1-9

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February 21, 2016  “Love, Inevitably”

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Mr. Eric Post
Text: Genesis 15:1-18 and Luke 13:31-35

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February 14, 2016  “The Generosity of God”

Dr. David Holyan
Text: Deuteronomy 26:1-11 and Romans 10:8b-13

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February 7, 2016  “Transformed, Yet Still Transforming”

Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Luke 9:28-36
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January 31, 2016 “An Unlikely Prophet”

Dr. David Holyan
Text: Jeremiah 1:4-10
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January 24, 2016 “Being About the Good News”

Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 4:14-21
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January 17, 2016  “What Is the Gift You Offer?”

Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: 1 Corinthians 12:12 and selected verses
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January 10, 2016  “With You I Am Well Pleased”

Dr. David Holyan
Text: Luke 3:15-17,21-22
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September 20, 2015: “In a Word: Service”

Dr. David Holyan
Text: Mark 9:30-37
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September 13, 2015: “The Power of the Word, the Power of Our Words

Dr. Karen Blanchard
Text: Mark 8:27-38
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September 6, 2015: “Ask For What You Need”

Dr. David Holyan
Text: Mark 7:24-31
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