Sermons

    • Here is the sermon: https://youtu.be/Y9Gp9PgBhPI   And the words: God’s Marvelous Multiplication Matthew 14: 13 – 21   (preached on August 2, 2020)   If you’re following the news these days, you’ve probably heard a lot to make you discouraged.  The virus, COVID 19, continues to rage among people young and old, in countries all over the world.  In this country the economy is struggling.  Looking ahead to September, school administrators, teachers, and parents ... [read more]
    • Piano music:  "I Will Sing New Songs of Gladness"    - Antonin Dvorjak     Organ music: "I Jesus, I Have Promised"   - Kenneth Lowenberg
    • Maria Ferrante sings   Franz Schubert's "Litany"   Piano Music: "Wonderful Words of Life" Arranged by Anthony Giamanco Organ Music "Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing" Arranged by Jeffrey Honore   Enjoy!
    • Piano music for this week: "Come, Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove" - Lani Smith   Organ music as well: "I Want Jesus to Walk with Me" - African American Spirtual
    • Here is this week's sermon:   https://youtu.be/QxgD_7r6tJs And the words:   The Unforced Rhythms of Grace Matthew 11: 16 – 19; 28-30  (preached July 5, 2020)  Did you ever know someone who was never satisfied?  Did you ever know someone who was always determined to find fault?  Did you ever know someone who refused to be happy, no matter how much you aimed to please? That seems to have been the case for one woman who was married to a fault-finder.  Her husban... [read more]
    • Her eis today's sermon: https://youtu.be/4wj0VBMa0do And the words: No Lists on the Sabbath Genesis 2: 1 – 3   (preached June 28, 2020)  It was the night of the parent-teacher conference, and the parents of an eight year old boy were hoping to hear good news about their son’s progress in school.  The teacher reported that yes, the boy was doing reasonably well.  But, she said, “Sometimes his mind seems to wander.  When he’s supposed to be doing a work sheet, I see him lookin... [read more]
    • Here is this week's sermon: https://youtu.be/ZhLsE3daxEY And the words: Time to Wake Up Jesus Mark 4: 35 – 41   (preached June 21, 2020)   The author David Ropeik has spent a lot of time studying scary stuff.  With his colleague George Gray, Ropeik has written a book about our reaction to risk.  He tries to explain how much of our fear of risk is warranted.  He says our reaction to risk is primarily emotional.  These emotions are much more powerful than our intellectual u... [read more]
    • Here is this week's sermon: https://youtu.be/sVqkL4PeEPU And the words: We Are the Equipment Matthew 10: 1 -10   (preached on June 14, 2020)   Summer is a great time for travel, but this summer many of us won’t be traveling.  Because of the corona virus, travel seems a little risky.  But the day will come when we can travel again.  The day will come again for… packing.  When that day comes, and you’re packing for a trip, you might ask yourself, how much I need to bring al... [read more]
    • Here is this week's sermon: https://youtu.be/xBoeWz-pqx4   And the words: To a Grandchild Romans 12: 9 – 18, 21   (preached June 7, 2020)   There’s a saying that a Christian should go through life with a Bible in one hand and a newspaper in the other.  These days we might say a Christian should go through life with a Bible in one hand and a device in the other, tuned in to the news on line.  But the point is the same: being a Christian means paying attention to wh... [read more]
    • Here is this week's service: https://youtu.be/Ca_eQne_f48 And the words: Communication Miracle Acts 2: 1 – 8   (preached May 31, 2020)   Good communication is important.  Whether we’re communicating with friends, or at work, or just doing our shopping around town, it’s important to communicate well.  When good communication doesn’t happen, major mix ups can occur.  Sometimes that’s because we hear what we’re expecting to hear, instead of what the other person is actually ... [read more]
    • Here is this week's sermon: https://youtu.be/02n_s-RAb4Q     And the words: Out of Many, One John 17: 20 – 26   (preached on May 24, 2020)   Tomorrow is Memorial Day.  Even though the calendar still says spring, to many of us Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer.  As a national holiday, it’s also an occasion to reflect on our country, with all of its glories, and the challenges we face.   Memorial Day began as an effort to unify the countr... [read more]
    • Please enjoy Pastor Elva's message this week: https://youtu.be/K6rca2cLWIs Here are the words: A Living Hope Romans 5: 1 – 5   (preached May 17, 2020)   A little more than two months have gone by since we gathered, in person, for worship.  We suspended our services to help stop the spread of the corona virus.  Now it seems to be slowing down. We’re beginning to think about how we might come together again.  Cautiously, we’re considering steps we can take, like staying six... [read more]