Fulfilling Christ's call to love God, live in community, and serve our neighbor

Sermons: 2016

The New Kid in Town

Dec. 25, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: John 1:1-14

A Gospel for You

Dec. 18, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Matthew 1:18-25

Eyes Wide Open

Dec. 11, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Matthew 11:2-11

What We Want to Hear

Dec. 4, 2016 / Sr. Fran Saylor / Gospel Lesson: Matthew 3:1-12

"Nearer to Us Now"

Nov. 27, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Epistle Lesson: Romans 13:11-14

For What Shall We Give Thanks?

Nov. 20, 2016 / Rev. Dr. Nola R. Knouse / Gospel Lesson: Luke 23:33-43

Use Your Words

Nov. 13, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 21:5-19

Communion Meditation

Nov. 6, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Chief Eldership of Jesus Christ

What Are We Going to Do?

Oct. 30, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 19:1-10

Breaking Out of Broken Spaces

Oct. 23, 2016 / The Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 18:9-14

What Does God Want From Stewards of the Vineyard?

Oct. 16, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Matthew 21:33-43

Skin Deep

Oct. 9, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 17:11-19

Invitation to Commune

Oct. 2, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / For World Communion Sunday

Sin, Sandwiches, Salvation

Sept. 25, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 16:19-31

Whose Wealth Is It, Anyway?

Sept. 18, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 16:1-13

"This fellow welcomes sinners..."

Sept. 11, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Matthew 15:1-10

The Parade or the Plow

Sept. 4, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 14:25-33

"The Front Porch of the Kingdom"

Aug. 28, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16

All Shook Up

Aug. 21, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 12:18-29

Trust, Endurance, and Looking to Christ

Aug. 14, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 11:29-12:2

Meditation for the Festival of August 13

August 7, 2016 / The Rev. Ginny Tobiassen

Together We Labor

July 31, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Old Testament Lesson: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14, 2:18-23

Just Suppose

July 24, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Old Testament Lesson: Genesis 18:16-33

The Good Part

July 17, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 10:38-42

"Who's in the Ditch?"

July 10, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 10: 25-37

Invitation to Commune, Festival of John Hus

July 3, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides

Freedom is for Love

June 26, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Epistle Lesson: Galatians 5: 1, 13-25

"Return to Your Home"

June 19, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 8:26-39

How Can You Tell?

June 12, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 7:36-8:3

"For I want you to know, brothers and sisters...

June 5, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Epistle Lesson: Galatians 1:11-24

Making Room for the Other

May 29, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 7:1-10

"Delighting in the Human Race"

May 22, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Old Testament Lesson: Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31

Invitation to Commune

May 15, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / In Celebration of the Holy Spirit

Open Hearts, New Visions, New Community

May 1, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Scripture: Acts 16:9-15

The Gift

April 24, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Scripture: Acts 11:1-18

She Is Risen Indeed!

April 17, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Scripture: Acts 9:36-40

Can I Get a Witness?

April 10, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Scripture: Acts 9:1-20

Oxygen

April 3, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: John 20:19-31

Sermon for Good Friday Lovefeast

March 25, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen

Looking, Remembering, Rejoicing

March 27, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 24:1-12

Keeping Awake

March 24, 2016, Maundy Thursday / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Invitation to Commune

God's Vulnerable Love

March 20, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 19:28-47

What If

March 13, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: John 12:1-8

Grumbling, Groveling and Grace

March 6, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

The Next Great Apple

Feb. 28, 2016 / The Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 13:1-9

Called to Courage

Feb. 21, 2016 / Rev. Rick Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 13:31-35

There Is Always Down the Mountain

Feb. 7, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 9:28-43

For the Common Good

Jan. 31, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Epistle Lesson: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a

Message for Mission Lovefeast

Jan. 17, 2016 / Br. Joe Jarvis, New Philadelphia / Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:12-24

Standing With the People

Jan. 10, 2016 / Rev. Richard L. Sides / Gospel Lesson: Luke 3:15-22

Invitation to Commune

Jan. 3, 2016 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / In Celebration of Christ's Coming