Community Church of Sebastopol

United Church of Christ

Putting our Faith into Action

1000 Gravenstein Hwy North       707.823.2484

Services & Sermons

All recorded sermons and worship services can be found on this page, organized by year. Select the tab below to see what is available for that year. Starting in March 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic closed our campus, we started video-recording Worship Services and uploaded them to our YouTube channel.

  • Read the sermon, by clicking on its title (if available)
  • Listen to the sermon, by clicking the Audio link
  • View and Listen to each service, by clicking the Video link
  • And read the associated Bible passages by clicking those links


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2021 Service & Sermons

Date Click to Read - Listen - View Bible Text Pastor
September 26 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Why Do Good?
Mark 9: 38 – 50 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
September 19 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Wisdom Among Us
James 3:13 – 4:3, 7 – 8a Rev. Lacey Hunter
September 12 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Launch Sunday
Mark 8:27-38 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
September 5 Worship Video
Sermon Video: The Flipside of Worship
Mark 7:24-37 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
August 29 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Freedom From and Freedom To
James 1: 17 – 27 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
August 22 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Life-Giving Weapons?
Ephesians 6: 10 – 20 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
August 15 Worship Video
Sermon Text: Hail Mary: Wisdom for Protestants.
Sermon Video
Luke 1:26-29 Rev. Rachel Knuth
August 8 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Nourishment for the World
John 6: 35, 41 - 51 Rev. Lacey Hunter
August 1 Worship Video
Sermon Video: A Different Kind of Bread
John 6: 24 - 35 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
July 25 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Gathering Up the Fragments
John 6: 1 - 21 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
July 18 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Returning to Center, Centering to Return
Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Rev. Lacey Hunter
July 11 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Battle of the Banquets
Mark 6: 14 – 19 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
July 4 Worship Video
Sermon Video: A Hometown Failure
Mark 6: 1 - 13 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
June 27 Worship Video
Sermon Video: My Gay Agenda
Psalm 30 Rev. Lacey Hunter
June 20 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Sleeping, Waking, Speaking
Mark 4: 35 - 41 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
June 13 Sermon Text: A Real Wild One Mark 3: 20 – 35 Rev. Rachel Knuth
June 6 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Into the Fray
Mark 3: 20 – 35 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
May 30 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Reflections on Taking Flight
1 Corinthians 12: 4-6, 12, 14-26 Rev. Lacey Hunter
May 23 Worship Video
Sermon Video: New Life for Old Bones
Ezekiel 37: 1 – 14 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
May 16 Worship Video
Sermon Video
John 17:6-19 Rev. Lacey Hunter
May 9 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Bearing God's Joy
John 15: 9 – 17 Rev. Ben Broadbent
May 2 Worship Video
Sermon Video: Abiding in the One Who Abides in Us
John 15: 1 – 8 Rev. Ben Broadbent
April 25 Worship Video
Sermon Video:Shepherding Justice
John 15: 1 – 8 Rev. Ben Broadbent
April 18 Worship Video
Sermon Video: The Body Is Not a Mistake
Luke 24: 36b - 48 Rev. Ben Broadbent
April 11 Sermon Text: Practicing Resurrection
Worship Video
John 20: 19 – 31 Rev. Gene Nelson
April 4 Worship Video Mark 16: 1 – 8 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
March 28 Worship Video Mark 11: 15 – 19 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
March 21 Sermon Text: Written On Our Hearts
Worship Video
Jeremiah 31:31-34 Rev. Lacey Hunter
March 14 Worship Video Numbers 21: 4 – 9 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
March 7 Sermon Text: Love God, Love Neighbor, and Rest
Worship Video
Exodus 20:1-17 Rev. Rachel Knuth
February 28 Worship Video Matthew 11: 29 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
February 21 Worship Video Mark 1: 9 – 15 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
February 14 Sermon Text: God is Change. Love is Change.
Worship Video
Mark 9: 2-9 Rev. Lacey Hunter
February 7 Sermon Text: The First Deacon
Worship Video
Mark 1: 29 – 39 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
January 31 Sermon Text: What Possesses Us
Worship Video
Mark 1: 21 – 28 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
January 24 Sermon Text: Get Up and Go
Worship Video
Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Rev. Rachel Knuth
January 17 Sermon Text: Searched and Known
Worship Video
Psalm 139: 1 – 12 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
January 10 Sermon Text: Baptism into the Margins
Worship Video
Mark 1: 4 – 11 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
January 3 Sermon Text: Dreamers & Star-Followers: #homebyanotherway
Worship Video
Matthew 2: 1-12 Rev.Lacey Hunter

2020 Services & Sermons

Date Click to Read - Listen - View Bible Text Pastor
December 27 Worship Video - December 27 Luke 2: 22 – 40 Rev. Ben Broadbent
December 20 Christmas Pageant: Words of Preparation
Worship Video - December 20
Luke 1-2 Rev.Lacey Hunter
December 13 Church in the Wild: Brokenhearted Joy
Worship Video - December 13
John 1: 6 – 8, 19 – 28 Rev.Ben Broadbent
December 6 Church in the Wild: Disturbing Peace
Worship Video - December 6
Mark 1: 1 – 8 Rev.Ben Broadbent
November 29 Worship Video - November 29 Mark 13: 24 – 37 Rev.Ben Broadbent
November 22 Church in the Wild: A Different Kind of King
Worship Video - November 22
Matthew 25: 31 – 46 Rev.Ben Broadbent
November 15 Church in the Wild: What You Pay Attention to Grows
Worship Video - November 15
Matthew 25: 14-30 Rev.Lacey Hunter
November 8 Church in the Wild: Waiting Together Well
Worship Video - November 8
Matthew 25: 1 – 13 Rev.Ben Broadbent
November 1 Church in the Wild: Holding On To Hope
Worship Video - November 1
Psalm 43 Rev. Rachel Knuth
October 25 Church in the Wild: Catching God's Vision
Worship Video - October 25
Deuteronomy 34: 1 – 12 Rev. Ben Broadbent
October 18 In the Cleft: Seeking God’s Presence in the Wild
Worship Video - October 18
Exodus 33:12-23 Rev. Lacey Hunter
October 12 Church in the Wild: An Invalid God Video
Worship Video - October 11
Exodus 32: 1 – 14 Rev. Ben Broadbent
October 4 Church in the Wild: Message for All Creatures, Great and Small
Worship Video - October 4
Luke 2: 1 – 7 Rev. Ben Broadbent
September 20 Church in the Wild: Care is Everywhere
Worship Video - September 20
Exodus 16: 2 -15 Rev. Lucey Hunter
September 13 Church in the Wild: Crossing Over Sermon Video
Worship Video - September 13
Exodus 14: 19 - 31 Rev. Ben Broadbent
September 6 Remembering the Original Fast Food
Video - September 6
Exodus 12:1-14 Rev. Rachel Knuth
August 30 Video - August 30 Exodus 3: 1 - 15 Rev. Ben Broadbent
August 23 The Women Who Know
Video - August 23
Exodus 1: 8 – 2: 10 Rev. Ben Broadbent
August 16 Stewarding Antiracism
Video - August 16
Genesis 45:1 - 15 Rev. Lacey Hunter
August 9 Antiracism: How a Story Works
Video - August 9
Genesis 37: 1 – 4, 12 – 28 Rev. Ben Broadbent
August 2 Stewardship of Bread
Video - August 2
Matthew 14: 13 – 21 Rev. Ben Broadbent
July 26 A Sigh Too Deep for Words
Video - July 26
Romans 8: 26 – 39 Rev. Ben Broadbent
July 19 What I Want With You, Beloveds, Is a Church That ______________________.
Video - July 19
Genesis 28:10 - 19 Rev. Lacey Hunter
July 12 Parable of the Farmer
Video - July 12
Matthew 13:1 - 9, 18 - 23 Rev. Ben Broadbent
July 5 Wait, What Day is it Again?
Video - July 5
Matthew 11:16 - 30 Rev. Rachel Knuth
June 28 Full of Pride
Video - June 28
Matthew 10: 40 – 42 Rev. Ben Broadbent
June 21 I Go to Prepare a Place for You
Video - June 21
Genesis 21:8-21 Rev. Lacey Hunter
June 14 What Will It Take to Change Our Minds?
Video - June 14
Matthew 9:35 – 10:16 Rev. Ben Broadbent
June 7 Deep Calls to Deep
Video - June 7
Matthew 28: 16-20 Rev. Ben Broadbent
May 24 Present in Absence
Video - May 24
Luke 24:44-53 Rev. Rachel Knuth
May 17 These Are Formational Times
Video - May 17
John 21: 4 – 17 Rev. Lacey Hunter
May 10 Mother Is a Verb
Video - May 10
John 14: 1 – 14 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
May 3 The Way In and Out
Video - May 3
John 10: 1 – 10 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
April 26 With Us All Along
Video - April 26
Luke 24:13–35 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
April 19 Imagining Resurrection
Video - April 19
John 20:19-31 Rev. Lacey Hunter
April 12 Expecting Resurrection
Video - April 12
Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
April 5 The Great Lampoon
Video - April 5
Matthew 21:1-11 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
March 29 A Time to Weep
Video - March 29
John 11:1-45 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
March 22 A Time for Chaos
Video - March 22
John 9:1-12 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
March 15 Video - March 15 ... Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
March 8 A Time to See Anew
Audio - March 8
John 3:1-17 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
March 1 A Time to Fast
No Audio Available
Matthew 4:1-11 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
February 23 Home By Another Way...Again
Audio - February 23
Matthew 17:1-9 Rev. Lacey Hunter
February 16 Not a Sorbet
Audio - February 16
Matthew 5:21-37 Rev. Rachel Knuth
February 9 From Privilege to Subversion
Audio - February 9
Matthew 5:13-20 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
February 2 Beginning with Blessing
Audio - February 2
Matthew 5:1-12 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
January 26 Catch of the Day?
Audio - January 26
Matthew 4:12-23 Rev. Rachel Knuth
January 19 We Came for This Reason
John 1:29-42 Rev. Lacey Hunter
January 12 Baptism: Telling the Truth of Who We Are
Audio - January 12
Matthew 3:13-17 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
January 5 Traveling by Night
Audio - January 5
Matthew 2:1-12 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent

2019 Sermons

Date Sermon Title Bible Text Pastor
December 29 Jesus the Refugee
Audio - December 29
Matthew 2:13-23 Rev. Brian Plaugher
December 24 The Angel Effect
Audio - December 24
Christmas Eve Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
December 22 Love: The Scandal of the Gospel
Audio - December 22
Isaiah 7:10-16 & Matthew 1:18-25 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
December 15 Mary Was a Freedom Fighter
Audio - December 15
Luke 1: 39-56 Rev. Lacey Hunter
December 8 Peace Made Possible by Poetry
Audio - December 8
Isaiah 11: 1-10 & Matthew 3: 1-12 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
December 1 Hope: The Thing with Feathers
Audio - December 1
Isaiah 2: 1-5 & Matthew 24: 36-44 Rev. Rachel Knuth
November 24 Clothed with Love
Audio - November 24
Colossians 3: 12-17 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
November 17 Closing Time
Audio - November 17
Luke 21: 5-13 Rev. Lacey Hunter
November 10 Taking the Self Out of Righteous
Audio - November 10
Luke 18: 9-14 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
November 3 What If We Are The Saints?
Audio - November 3
Ephesians 1: 11-23 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
October 20 Wrestling Out a Blessing
Audio - October 20
Genesis 32: 22-31 Rev. Lacey Hunter
October 13 Finding the Way
Audio - October 13
Luke 17: 11-19 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
October 6 Enough to Be Human
Audio - October 6
Luke 17: 5-10 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
September 29 A Death that Leads to Life
Audio - September 29
Luke 16: 19-31 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
September 22 Hustle for the Kin-dom
Audio - September 22
Luke 16: 1-9 Rev. Lacey Hunter
September 15 Church of the Lost, Found By God
Audio - September 15
Luke 15: 1-10 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
September 8 Embracing Our Wannabe Status
Audio - September 8
Luke 14: 25-33 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
September 1 Why You Should Never Invite Jesus to Dinner
Audio - September 1
Luke 14:1, 7-14 Rev. Rachel Knuth
August 25 A Daughter of Abraham Stands Up Straight
Audio - August 25
Luke 13:10-17 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
August 18 Talk About the Weather
Audio - August 18
Luke 12:49-59 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
August 11 The Function of Freedom
Audio - August 11
Luke 12:32-40 Rev. Lacey Hunter
August 4 The Best Things Aren't Things
Audio - August 4
Luke 12:13-21 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
July 28 Guns: The American Idol
Audio - July 28
Luke 11:1-13 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
July 21 Women's Work
Audio - July 21
Luke 10:38-42 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
July 14 Who Is One of Us?
Audio - July 14
Luke 10:25-37 Rev. Brian Plaugher
July 7 Stomp Your Feet
Audio - July 7
Luke 10:1-11 Rev. Rachel Knuth
June 30 Testimonies from Mission Trip to Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota
Audio - June 30
  Sr. High Youth Mission Trip Participants
June 23 Clothed in Our Right Mind
Audio - June 23
Luke 8:26-39 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
June 16 The Non-Violent Gospel
Audio - June 16
Romans 5:1-5 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
June 9 Songs of the Spirit
No Audio Available
Acts 2:1-21 Rev. Brian Plaugher
June 2 Everywhere We Go
Audio - June 2
Luke 24:50-53 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
May 26 Not an Issue
Audio - May 26
Acts 16:9-15 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
May 19 Earth Renewed
Audio - May 19
Revelation 21:1-6 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
May 12 Eye-Opening Faith
Audio - May 12
Acts 9:36-43 Rev. Rachel Knuth
May 5 An Awkward Moment
Audio - May 5
Luke 24:36-43 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Apr 28 Christ the Stranger
Audio - Apr 28
Luke 24:13-35 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Apr 21 The First Witnesses
Audio - Apr 21
Luke 24:1-12 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Apr 14 The Preacher Thinks About the Donkey
Audio - Apr 14
Luke 19:28-38 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Apr 7 The Sabbath of the Skin
Audio - Apr 7
John 12:1-8 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Mar 31 Mercy for Those Still Far Off
Audio - Mar 31
Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Mar 24 An Arms Open Embrace
Audio - Mar 24
Luke 13:6-9 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Mar 17 To Love What Is Mortal
Audio - Mar 17
Luke 13:31-35 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Mar 10 Meanwhile, with the Beasts
Audio - Mar 10
Luke 4:1-15 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Mar 3 On the Eighth Day of the Week
Audio - Mar 3
Luke 9:28-36 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Feb 24 The Most Difficult Kind of Love
Audio - Feb 24
Luke 6:27-38 Emily Syal
Feb 17 Beatitude and Woeitude
Audio - Feb 17
Luke 6:17-26 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Feb 10 The Evolution of Fishing
Audio - Feb 10
Luke 5:1-11 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Feb 3 A Real Cliffhanger
Audio - Feb 3
Luke 4:21-30 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Jan 27 How the Trouble Began
Audio - Jan 27
Luke 4:14-21 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Jan 20 When the Wine Runs Out
Audio - Jan 20
John 2:1-11 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Jan 13 And Jesus Also
Audio - Jan 13
Luke 3:21-38 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Jan 6 For Birth of Death?
Audio - Jan 6
Matthew 2:1-12 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent

2018 Sermons

Date Sermon Title Bible Text Pastor
Dec 30 Being Where We Ought to Be
Audio - Dec 30
Luke 2:41-52 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Dec 23 Filling the Empty, Emptying the Full
Audio - Dec 23
Micah 5:2-5a
Luke 1:39-56
Rev. Rachel Knuth
Dec 16 Cheer Up, Vipers!
Audio - Dec 16
Zephaniah 3:14-20 & Luke 3:7-18 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Dec 9 Good News for All Flesh
Audio - Dec 9
Malachi 3:1-4 & Luke 3:1-6 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Dec 2 The Three Advents
Audio - Dec 2
Luke 21:29-36 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Nov 25 Is, Was, and Is to Come
Audio - Nov 25
Mark 13:24-27 & Revelation 1:4-8 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Nov 18 Birth Pangs
Audio - Nov 18
Mark 13:1-8 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Nov 11 Joyful Sacrifices
Audio - Nov 11
Mark 12:38-44 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Nov 4 Wherever You Go
Audio - Nov 4
Ruth 1:1-18 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Oct 28 The Last Disciple
Audio - Oct 28
Mark 10:46-52 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Oct 21 Becoming Servant Leaders
Audio - Oct 21
Mark 10:35-45 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Oct 14 The One Whom Jesus Loved
Audio - Oct 14
Mark 10:17-22 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Oct 7 Bone of Our Bone
Audio - Oct 7
Genesis 2:18-24 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Sept 30 Mission Statement 4: Putting Our Faith into Action
Audio - Sept 30
Mark 9:38-41 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Sept 23 Mission Statement 3: Teaching the Message of Jesus to All Ages
Audio - Sept 23
Proverbs 31:10-31 Emily Syal
Sept 16 Mission Statement 2: Share the Love of Jesus
Audio - Sept 16
Mark 8:27-38 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Sept 9 Mission Statement 1: To Worship God
Audio - Sept 9
Mark 7:1-8 Rev. Dr. Benjamin Broadbent
Aug 26 Gold, Gold, Gold
Audio - August 26
I Kings 7:48-51 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Aug 19 America's Original Sin
Audio - August 19
Mark 7:24-30 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Aug 12 Three of Every Four Breaths
Audio - August 12
Mark 6:45-52 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent & Middle School Youth
Aug 5 Aching with Compassion
Audio - August 5
Mark 6:30-44 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
July 29 Incarnate & Gender Queer
Audio - July 29
Luke 15:1-10 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
July 22 Humility, Choice, and Grace
Audio - July 22
Mark 9:33-37 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
July 15 Me Too, Vashti, Me Too
(no audio available)
Esther 1:1-5; 8-13, 15-22 Rev. Rachel Knuth
July 8 Strengthened By Diversity
Audio - July 8
Mark 6:1-13 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
July 1 Give Her Something to Eat
Audio - July 1
Mark 5:21-43 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
June 24 Stay in the Boat
Audio - June 24
Mark 4:35-41 Rev. Blythe Osner
June 17 Prodigal Reflections
Audio - June 17
Luke 15:11-32 Rev. Rachel Knuth & MADD Camp Youth
June 10 Breaking In to Break Bread
Audio - June 10
Mark 3:20-27 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
June 3 Our Primary Calling
Audio - June 3
Colossians 3:11-17 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
May 27 Being a Peaceable Trinitarian
Audio - May 27
Ephesians 4:1-6 Rev. Brian Plaugher
May 20 A Spirit-Formed Faith
Audio - May 20
Acts 2:1-21
Revelation 2:29
Rev. Rachel Knuth
May 13 The Wrath of Mom
Audio - May 13
Hosea 11:1-9 Hosea 13:4-8
Luke 13:31-35
Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
May 6 Risen and Still Rising
Audio - May 6
Acts 1:6-11 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Apr 29 Bearing Fruit Together
Audio - Apr 29
John 15:1-8 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Apr 22 All Things in Common
Audio - Apr 22
Acts 2:41-47 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Apr 15 While in Joy, Disbelieving
Audio - Apr 15
Luke 24:36b-48 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Apr 8 Resurrection in Our Midst
Audio - Apr 8
John 20:1-31 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Apr 1
Easter Sunday
Victory Through Defeat
Audio - Apr 1
Mark 16:1-8 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Mar 30
Good Friday
Ecumenical Service
Audio - Mar 30
John 18:28-19:30 Rev. Christy Laborda Harris
Mar 25
Palm /Passion Sunday
A Hero's Welcome
Audio - Mar 25
Mark 11:1-11
Mark 14:43-52
Mark 15:21-41
Mark 15:42-47
Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Mar 18 The Words We Are Given
Audio - Mar 18
Matthew 10:1-4, 18-20 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Mar 11 Prayer without Pretense
Audio - Mar 11
Matthew 6:1-8 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Feb 25 That None Might Boast
Audio - Feb 25
Matthew 4:1-7;
I Corinthians 1:26-31
Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Feb 18 We Are More than What We Have
Audio - Feb 18
Matthew 4:1-4 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Feb 11 Jesus Outside the Box
Audio - Feb 11
Mark 9:2-9 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Feb 4 Eating with the Wrong People
Audio - Feb 4
Mark 2:13-17 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Jan 28 Called Back to Who We Are
Audio - Jan 28
Luke 19:1-10 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Jan 21 Waiting to Grow
Audio - Jan 21
Mark 4:1-9 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Jan 14 The First Sign
Audio - Jan 14
John 2:1-12 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Jan 7 Soaked with Promise
Audio - Jan 7
Mark 1:1-11 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent

2017 Sermons

Date Sermon Title Bible Text Pastor
Dec 31 Bringing Gifts
Audio - Dec 31
Matthew 2:1-12 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Dec 24
Christmas Eve
6 & 8:30 pm
Good News for the Sore Afraid (PDF)
Luke 2:8-20 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Dec 24
Christmas Eve Morning
Look What Love Has Done
Audio - Dec 24
(picks up in the middle)
Matthew 1:1-17 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Dec 17 Women on the Verge (PDF)
Audio - Dec 17
Luke 1:26-55 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Dec 10 The Bethlehem Promise
Worship - Dec 10
Matthew 2:1-6 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Dec 3 Confirming Hope
Audio - Dec 3
Isaiah 40:1-11 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Nov 26 The Good Shepherd (PDF)
Audio - Nov 26
Matthew 25:31-46 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Nov 12 Making Church (PDF)
Audio - Nov 12
Exodus 25:1-16 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Nov 5 Semper Reformanda (PDF)
Audio - Nov 5
Exodus 20:1-17 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Oct 29 Burned But Not Consumed (PDF)
Audio - Oct 29
Exodus 3:1-6 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Oct 22 Strong Enough to Serve
Audio - Oct 22
Genesis 32:22-33:11 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Oct 15 A God Worth Waiting For
Audio - Oct 15
Isaiah 25:1-9 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Oct 8 To a Land That I Will Show You (PDF)
Audio - Oct 8
Genesis 12:1-9 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Oct 1 World Communion Sunday
Telling a Better Story (PDF)
Audio - Oct 1
Genesis 6:5-8, 7:1-5, 8:1, 9:7-17 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Sept 24 Archetype of All Sermons
Audio - Sept 24
Genesis 3:1-13 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Sept 17 The Logos of Love
Audio - Sept 17
John 1:1-7 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Sept 10 Launch Sunday
Being Human or Playing God (PDF)
Audio - Sept 10
Genesis 2:4-25 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Sept 3 God's Speech Act
Audio - Sept 3
Genesis 1:1-2;3 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Aug 27 Transforming 'Mission'
Audio - Aug 27
Romans 12:1-8 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Aug 20 Naming White Privilege
Audio - Aug 20
Matthew 15:21-28 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Aug 13 A Little Faith Is Enough
Audio - Aug 13
Matthew 14:22-23 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Aug 6 Free But Not Cheap
Audio - Aug 6
Isaiah 55:1-5 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
July 30 Kingdom Corruption
Audio - July 30
Matthew 13:31-33 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
July 23 Wheat and Weeds Welcome
Audio - July 23
Matthew 13:24-30 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
July 16 Sowing Seeds of Forgiveness
Audio - July 16
Matthew 13:1-9 Rev. Rachel Knuth
July 9 Which Life Shall We Enjoy?
Audio - July 9
Matthew 11:16-19 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
June 25 MADD Camp Presentation: Old Turtle
Audio - June 25 Pastor Rachel & a host of children!
June 18 Be the Church
Audio - June 18
Matthew 9:35-10:4 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
June 11 Dancing in the Round
Audio - June 11
Matthew 28:16-20 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
June 4 Becoming the Church
Audio - June 4
Acts 2:1-11 Rev. Rachel Knuth
May 28 Pulled into Heaven
Audio - May 28
Luke 24:44-53 Rev. Blythe Osner
May 21 Becoming Like Outsiders
Audio - May 21
Matthew 18:1-5 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
May 14 What Would Mama Do?
Audio - May 14
Matthew 7:7-11 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
May 7 Who Taught Us to Pray
Audio - May 7
Matthew 6:7-15 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
April 30 Embracing Doubt, Embracing Belief
Audio - April 30
John 20:24-31 Rev. Brian Plaugher
April 23 The Cost of Silencing Resurrection
Audio - April 23
Matthew 28:11-15 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
April 16 Easter Sunday
Appearance Like Lightning
Audio - April 16
Matthew 28:1-10 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
April 14 Good Friday
It is Finished
John 19:30 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
April 9 Palm / Passion Sunday
The Wrong Son of God
Audio - April 9
Matthew 27:11-26 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
April 2 Called Out by Love
Audio - April 2
John 15:12-17 Rev. W. Matthew Broadbent
April 1 Service of Installation
Audio - April 1
I Corinthians 4:18-31 Rev. Diane Weible
March 26 Joining Us in Our Cry
Audio - Mar 26
Matthew 26:36-46 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
March 19 A Cross-Bearing Community
Audio - Mar 19
Matthew 16:24-28 Rev. Rachel Knuth
March 12 The Truth about the Bread
Audio - Mar 12
Matthew 16:5-12 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
March 5 Remembering Whose We Are
Audio - Mar 5
Matthew 4:1-11 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Feb 26 We Cannot Keep God Safe
No audio available
Matthew 17:1-9 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Feb 19 Expanding Boundaries
Audio - Feb 19
Matthew 5:38-48 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Feb 12 God, Cooperation, & Evolution
Audio - Feb 12
Matthew 5:21-37 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Feb 5 Salty Language
Audio - Feb 5
Matthew 5:13-20 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Jan 29 Blessed Are You
Audio - Jan 29
Matthew 5:1-12 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Jan 22 Jesus Goes Public
Audio - Jan 22
Matthew 4:12-25 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Jan 15 Destiny, Choice, and Justice
Audio - Jan 15
Isaiah 49:1-7 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Jan 8 To Give Us a Second Birth
Audio - Jan 8
Matthew 3:13-17 Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. Broadbent
Jan 1 A Star in the East
Audio - Jan 1
Matthew 2:1-12 Rev. Rachel Knuth

2016 Sermons

Date Sermon Title Bible Text Pastor
Dec 25 Audio ... Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Dec 24 Christmas Eve Pageant
Audio
... ...
Dec 24 God's Strange Appearing
Audio
Luke 2:1-20 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Dec 18 The Compassion of Love
Audio
Matthew 1:18-25 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Dec 11 Joy: A Stubborn Promise
Audio
Isaiah 35:1-10 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Dec 4 christmas in the Wilderness
Audio
Matthew 3:1-12 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Nov 27 Keep Awake, Understand, Be Ready
Audio
Matthew 24:36-44 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Nov 20 Audio ... Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Nov 13 Imagined, Not Yet Given
Audio
Isaiah 65:17-25 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Nov 6 Behold the Hippopotamus
Audio
Job 40:15-24 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Oct 30 Grieving and Hoping
Audio
Ephesians 1:15-23 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Oct 23 Why do Good?
Audio
Luke 18:9-14 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Oct 16 Ask Boldly, Live Justly
Audio
Luke 18:1-8 Rev. Rachel Knuth
Oct 9 The First Act of Courage
Audio
Luke 17:11-19 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Sep 25 Doing the Gospel Luke 16:19-31 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Sep 18 The Worst Parable, Like, Ever Luke 16:1-13 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Sep 11 Rejoice with Me Luke 15:1-10 Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Aug 21 Audio ... Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
Aug 14 Audio ... Youth Sunday
Aug 7 Audio ... Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
June 12 Audio ... Lydia Mulkey
June 5 Audio ... Rachel Knuth
May 22 Audio ... D. Jones
May 15 Audio ... Lydia Mulkey
May 8 Audio ... Rev. Benjamin Broadbent
May 1 Audio ... Rev. Brian Plaugher
Apr 24 Reflections on a Ministry
Audio
Hebrews 11 & 12 Rev. Gene Nelson
Apr 17 Will I Ever Reach the Promised Land?
Audio
Deuteronomy 34:1-8 Rev. Gene Nelson
Apr 10 Christ and the Clown
Audio
1 Corinthians 3:18-23 Rev. Gene Nelson
Apr 3 Out of Control
Audio
John 20:19-31 Rev. Gene Nelson
Mar 27 For Whom are You Looking?
Audio
John 20:1-18 Rev. Gene Nelson
Mar 20 Audio ... Lydia Mulkey
Mar 13 What does It Do You to Gain the Whole World?
Audio
Matthew 16:24-26 Rev. Gene Nelson
Mar 6 This is Good News?
Audio
Mark 8:31-38 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 28 Do You Want to be Healed?
Audio
Matthew 6:24-34 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 21 Which of You by Worrying...
Audio
Matthew 6:24-34 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 14 Who Do you Say I Am? Mark 8:27-38 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 31 Jesus in Trouble...Again Luke 4:21-30 Rev. Gene Nelson

2015 Sermons

Date Sermon Title Bible Text Pastor
May 31 Like a Child
Audio - May 31
Mark 10:13-16 Rachel Knuth
May 24 The Softer Side of Pentecost
Audio - May 24
Ezekiel 37:1-14;
John 20:19-31
Rev. Gene Nelson
May 17 Branching Out
Audio - May 17
John 15:1-8 Rev. Gene Nelson
May 10 Commanded to Love
Audio - May 10
John 15:1-17 Rev. Gene Nelson
May 3 Widening the Circle of Love
Audio - May 3
Acts 8:26-40
1 John 4:7-21
Rachel Knuth
April 26 Nobody Here But Us Sheep
Audio - April 26
John 10:11-18 Rev. Gene Nelson
April 19 Treasure Hunt
Audio - April 19
John 10:11-18 Rev. Gene Nelson
April 12 Can You Prove Easter?
Audio - April 12
John 20:24-29;
Acts 4:32-37
Lydia Mulkey
April 5 Easter Sunday
Unexpected Jesus:
Changing the Rules

Audio - April 5
Mark 16:1-8 Rev. Gene Nelson
March 29 Palm Sunday
Unexpected Jesus:
Not Your Ordinary King

Audio - March 29
Mark 11:1-11 Rev. Gene Nelson
March 22 Fifth Sunday in Lent
Unexpected Jesus:
Do It Again!
Audio - March 22
John 12:20-33 Lydia Mulkey
March 15 Fourth Sunday in Lent
Unexpected Jesus:
On Being Born Again and Again and Again
Audio - March 15
John 3:1-21 Rev. Gene Nelson
March 8 Third Sunday in Lent
Unexpected Jesus:
There Goes the Satus Quo

Audio - March 8
John 2:13-22 Rev. Gene Nelson
March 1 Second Sunday in Lent
Unexpected Jesus:
This is Good News?

Audio - March 1
Mark 8:31-38 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 15 Thin Places
Audio - Feb 15
Mark 9:2-9 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 8 Signs and Wonders
Audio - Feb 8
Mark 1:29-39 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 1 Spiritual, Not Religious
Audio - Feb 1
Mark 1:21-28 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 25 Spiritual, Not Religious
Audio - Jan 25
Romans 12 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 18 All One... Believe It or Not!
Audio - Jan 18
Galatians 3:23-29 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 11 The Defining Moment
Audio - Jan 11
Mark 1:4-11 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 4 When is Christmas Done?
Audio - Jan 4
Matthew 2:1-12 Rev. Brian Plaugher

2014 Sermons


Date Sermon Title Bible Text Pastor
Dec 21 Third Sunday of Advent
Opening Our Hearts... with Peace
Audio - December 21
Isaiah 2:1-4 Rev. Gene Nelson
Dec 14 Second Sunday of Advent
Opening Our Hearts... with Joy
Audio - December 14
Isaiah 9:2-7 Rev. Gene Nelson
Dec 7 Second Sunday of Advent
Opening Our Hearts... with Promise
Audio - December 7
Isaiah 40:1-11 Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 30 First Sunday of Advent
Tear Open the Heavens with Hope
Audio - November 30
Isaiah 64:1-9 Lydia Mulkey
Nov 23 Picking Good Fruit
Audio - November 23
Exodus 3:1-6
Thessalonians 5:12-24
Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 9 Keeping Awake
Audio - November 9
Matthew 25:1-13 Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 2 Powerful Memories
Audio - November 2
Hebrews 11:1-3; Hebrews 8-16
Psalm 137:1-6
Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 26 Beyond Sentiment
Audio - October 26
Matthew 22:34-40 Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 19 Death and Taxes
Audio - October 19
Matthew 22:15-22 Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 12 Precious in God's Sight
Audio - October 12
Psalm 72 (excerpts) Rachel Knuth
Oct 5 Decision Time
Audio - October 5
Matthew 21:33-46 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sep 28 The Upside Down Kingdom:
Please, Not These People!

Audio - September 28
Matthew 21:23-32 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sept 21 The Upside Down Kingdom:
God's New Math

Sept 21 (no audio available)
Matthew 20:1-16 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sept 14 A Matter of Prospective
Audio - Sept 14
Romans 14:1-12 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sept 7 Launch Sunday
125 Years of Sundays... But Why?
Audio - September 7
Acts 8:26-40 Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 31 Is Anybody There?
August 31 (no audio available)
Romans 8:18-28 Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 24 Seek... and Maybe You Will Find?
Audio - August 24
Luke 11:9-13 Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 10 Rocking the Boat
Audio - August 10
Matthew 14:22-23 Rachel Knuth
Aug 3 The Greatest of All Shrubs
Audio - August 3
Matthew 13:31-33 Rev. Gene Nelson
July 27 Hidden in Plain Sight
Audio - July 27
Matthew 13:31-33;
Matthew 13:44-52
Rev. Gene Nelson
July 20 Weeding Time
Audio - July 20
Matthew 13:24-30 Rev. Gene Nelson
July 13 Living God's Purpose
Audio - July 13
Isaiah 55:10-13 Rev. Brian Plaugher
July 6 Youth Sunday & Tribute to Rev. DelMonte
Audio - Mission Trip Reflections
Isaiah 6:8 Sr. High Youth
June 29 The Wages of Sin
Audio - June 29
Romans 6:12-23 Rev. Gene Nelson
June 22 The Beautiful Gate: Holy Spirit Sightings
Audio - June 22
Acts 3:1-11 Pamela Downie
June 15 Everyday Evangelists
Audio - June 15
Matthew 28:16-20 Rev. Gene Nelson
June 8 Why Church?
Audio - June 8
Genesis 11:1-9
Acts 2:1-21
Acts 2:43-47
Rev. Gene Nelson
June 1 Like a Child
Audio - June 1
Mark 10:13-16 Rachel Knuth
May 25 Words of Comfort & Hope:
The Gift of Peace

Audio - May 25
John 14:14-24 Rev. Gene Nelson
May 18 Words of Comfort & Hope:
The Untroubled Heart

Audio - May 18
John 14:1-14 Rev. Gene Nelson
May 11 "Jesus' Family"
Audio - May 11
Matthew 12:46-50 Rev. Gene Nelson
May 4 On the Road
Audio - May 4
Luke 24:13-35 Rev. Brian Plaugher
April 27 Beatles Tribute
"Take a Sad Song and Make It Better:
Music in the Key of Hope"
Audio - April 27
Romans 12:1-2
II Corinthians 5:16-17
Rev. Gene Nelson
April 20 Easter Sunday
"Out of Control"
Audio - April 20
John 20:1-18 Rev. Gene Nelson
April 13 Palm Sunday
"A Protest March"
Audio - April 13
Mark 11:1-11 Rev. Gene Nelson
April 6 The 5th Sunday of Lent
"Holy Week Encounters:
Judas: Missing the Message
"
Audio - April 6
Matthew 26:1-5
Matthew 26:14-25
Matthew 26:47-56
Rev. Gene Nelson
March 30 "The 4th Sunday of Lent
Holy Week Encounters:
Pilate - The Artful Dodger
"
Audio - March 30
Matthew 27:20-25 Rev. Gene Nelson
March 23 The 3rd Sunday of Lent
"Holy Week Encounters:
Barabbas"
Audio - March 23
Matthew 27:11-23
Psalm 51:17
Rachel Knuth
March 16 The 2nd Sunday of Lent
"Holy Week Encounters:
Peter - Biting Off More than You Can Chew
"
Audio - March 16
Mark 14:27-31
Mark 14:66-72
Rev. Gene Nelson
March 9 The 1st Sunday of Lent
"Jesus' Greatest Sermon:
Caiaphas - Place or Purpose?"
Audio - March 9
Matthew 26:57-68 Rev. Gene Nelson
March 2 "Transfiguration Sunday:
Purposeless Worship
"
Audio - March 2
Exodus 24:12-18
Matthew 17:1-9
Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 23 "Jesus' Greatest Sermon:
Turning the Other Cheek?"
Audio - Feb 23
Matthew 5:38-48 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Feb 16 "Jesus' Greatest Sermon:
You Have Heard It Said... But...
"
Audio - Feb 16
Matthew 5:21-37 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 9 "Jesus' Greatest Sermon: Salt & Light"
Audio - Feb 9
Psalm 112:1-9
Matthew 5:13-20
Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 2 "Walking the Walk"
Audio - Feb 2
Micah 6:1-8 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 26 "Fishing With Jesus"
Audio - Jan 26
Matthew 4:12-23 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 19 "The Advent of the Ordinary"
Audio - Jan 19
John 1:43-51
1 Corinthians 1:27-28
Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 12 "Only the Beginning"
Audio - Jan 12
Matthew 3:13-17 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 5 Epiphany Sunday
"Mind the Light"
Audio - Jan 5
John 1:1-9; 14 Rev. Gene Nelson

2013 Sermons

Date Sermon Title Bible Text Pastor
Dec 29 "The Light Shines in the Darkness"
Audio - Dec 29
John 1:1-14 Rev. Kristen DelMonte
Dec 24 Christmas Eve
Audio - Dec 24 6 pm
Audio - Dec 24 8:30 pm
Audio - Dec 24 11 pm
The Christmas Story Rev. Gene Nelson
Rev. Kristen DelMonte
Dec 22 4th Sunday of Advent
"What Time Is It? Time to Receive"
Audio - Dec 22
Titus 2:11-14
Luke 2:1-14
Rev. Gene Nelson
Dec 15 3rd Sunday of Advent
"What Time Is It? Time to Wait!"
Audio - Dec 15
James 5:7-10 Rev. Gene Nelson
Dec 8 2nd Sunday of Advent
"What Time Is It? Time to Hope!"
Audio - Dec 8
Romans 15:4-13 Rev. Gene Nelson
Dec 1 1st Sunday of Advent
"What Time Is It? Time to Wake Up!"
Audio - Dec 1
Romans 13:11-14 Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 24 "And One Came Back"
Audio - Nov 24
Luke 17:11-19 Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 17 "The Vision of Peace"
Audio - Nov 17
Isaiah 65:17-25 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Nov 10 "It's What's Inside that Counts"
Audio - Nov 10
Jeremiah 31:27-34 Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 3 "Remembering the Dead; Remembering How to Live"
Audio - Nov 3
II Timothy 4:6-8
Revelation 21:1-6
Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 27 "Keeping Company with the Fallen"
Audio - Oct 27
Mark 5:21-34
I Corinthians 12:12-13; 26-27
Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 20 "Children's Sabbath"
Audio - Oct 20
Ephesians 4:25-5:1 Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 13 "Gratitude Bestows Reverence"
Audio - Oct 13
Luke 17:11-19 Rachel Knuth
Oct 6 "Where Doors Open Outward"
Audio - Oct 6
Luke 4: 14-30 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sept 29 "Chasm or Community?"
Audio - Sept 29
Luke 16:19-31 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sept 22 "Departing With Courage"
Audio - Sept 22
Philippians 1:20-30 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Sept 15 "The Lost & Found Department"
Audio - Sept 15
Luke 15: 1-10 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sept 8 Launch Sunday
"Are You the One?"
Audio - Sept 8
John 1:45-51 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sept 1 WWJD?
Audio - Sept 1
Luke 14:1,
Luke 14:7-14
Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 25 "Free at Last!"
Audio - Aug 11
Luke 13:10-17 Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 11 "Never Say Never"
Audio - Aug 11
Luke 12:32-40 Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 4 "From Dead to Life"
Audio - Aug 4
1 Kings 17:17-24;
Luke 7:11-17
Rev. Bethany Nelson
July 28 "To Be a Staint"
Audio - July 28
Matthew 13:44-46 Rev. Gene Nelson
July 21 "Listening to Martha & Mary"
Audio - July 21
Luke 10:38-42 Rev. Gene Nelson
July 14 "On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!"
Audio - July 14
Hebrews 12:1-2 Rev. Kristen DelMonte
July 7 "Called"
Audio - July 7
Luke 10:1-11;
Luke 10:16-20
Rev. Gene Nelson
June 30 "Sabbath Sense"
Audio - June 30
Exodus 20:8-11 Rev. Gene Nelson
June 23 "Stepping Out on the Other Side"
Audio - June 23
Luke 8:26-39 Rachel Knuth
June 16 "The Indwelling Christ"
Audio - June 17
Galatians 2:15-21;
II Corinthians 5:16-19
Rev. Gene Nelson
June 9 "On Buying Junk & Selling Antiques"
Audio - June 9
Galatians 1:11-24 Rev. Gene Nelson
June 2 Youth Sunday
Audio - June 2
2013 Jr. High Mini Mission Trip Reflections Jr. High Youth
May 26 "A Little Lower than God"
Audio - May 26
Psalm 8 Rev. Gene Nelson
May 19 Pentecost
"You Shall Receive Power"
Audio - May 19
Acts 1:6-8; 2:1-21 Rev. Gene Nelson
May 11 "Jesus and Family Values"
Audio - May 11
Luke 8:19-21;
Luke 12:49-53
Rev. Gene Nelson
May 5 "Come on, Rise Up!"
Audio - May 5
Acts 16:9-15 Rev. Kristen DelMonte
April 28 "Ties That Bind: The Physics of Communion"
Audio - April 28
Acts 11:1-18 Rev. Gene Nelson
April 21 "Ties That Bind: Behold the Hippo"
Audio - April 21
Psalm 24; Psalm 104:1-24 Rev. Gene Nelson
April 14 "Ties That Bind: Bothered by Jesus"
Audio - April 14
John 21:1-19 Rev. Gene Nelson
April 7 Youth Sunday
Audio - April 7
2013 Sr. High Mission Trip Reflections Sr. High Youth
Mar 31 Easter Sunday
"The End Is Life"
Audio - Mar 31
Luke 24:1-12 Rev. Gene Nelson
Mar 24 Palm Sunday
"If Only We Didn't Know"
Audio - Mar 24
Luke 19:29-40 Rev. Gene Nelson
Mar 17 The 5th Sunday in Lent
"Questions for Jesus: What Matters Most?"
Audio - March 17
John 12:1-8 Rev. Gene Nelson
Mar 10 The 4th Sunday in Lent
"Must We Talk About Sin?"
Audio - March 10
II Corinthians 5:16-21 Rev. Brian Plaunger
Mar 3 The 3rd Sunday in Lent
"Questions for Jesus: Who's to Blame?"
Audio - Mar 3
Luke 13:1-9 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 24 The 2nd Sunday in Lent
"Questions for Jesus: Time to Cut and Run?"
Audio - Feb 24
Luke 13:31-35 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 17 The 1st Sunday in Lent
"Questions for Jesus: Why Not?"

Audio - Feb 17
Luke 4:1-13 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 10 "Questions for Jesus: Why Not?"
Audio - Feb 10
Luke 9:28-36 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 3 "And the Greatest of these is Love"
Audio - Feb 3
I Corinthians 13:1-13 Rev. Kristen DelMonte
Jan 27 "Jesus and the Status Quo"
Audio - Jan 27
Luke 4:14-21 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 20 "Jesus: The Good Wine"
Audio - Jan 20
John 2:1-11 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 13 "Jesus: The Beloved"
Audio - Jan 13
Luke 3:15-22 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 6 "Jesus: Light of the World"
Audio - Jan 6
Matthew 2:1-12 Rev. Gene Nelson

2012 Sermons

Date Sermon Title Bible Text Pastor
Dec 30 "Gift of Give"
Audio - Dec 30
John 1:1-14 Rev. Kristen DelMonte
Dec 23 "Advent Longings:
Longing for Some Good News"
Audio - Dec 23
Luke 1:39-55 Rev. Gene Nelson
Dec 16 "Longing for One Tough Master"
Audio - Dec 16
Luke 3:7-18 Rev. Gene Nelson
Dec 9 "Advent Longings:
Longing for God's Peace"
Audio - Dec 9
Luke 1:66-79 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Dec 2 "Advent Longings: Longing for God's Future"
Audio - Dec 2
Jeremiah 33:14-16
Luke 21:25-36
Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 25 "Setting the Bar Too High"
Audio - Nov 25
Luke 6:27-36 Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 18 "Original Blessing: The Tenth Leper"
Audio - Nov 18
Luke 17:12-19 Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 11 "Original Blessing: What Must I Do?"
Audio - Nov 11
Mark 10:17-27 Rev. Gene Nelson
Nov 4 "Original Blessing: I Am the Greatest"
Audio - Nov 4
Mark 10:35-45 Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 28 "If It Isn't Amazing, It Isn't Grace"
Audio - Oct 28
Psalm 8 Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 21 "Getting the Good Seats"
Audio - Oct 21
Mark 10:35-45 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Oct 14 "Salvation and Judgment - Part 2"
Audio - Oct 14
Luke 15:1-6 Rev. Gene Nelson
Oct 7 "Body and Blood"
Audio - Oct 7
1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sep 30 "Will the Real Jesus Stand Up"
Audio - Sep 30
Colossians 1:15-20
Philippians 2:1-11
Rev. Gene Nelson
Sep 23 "Salvation and Judgment - Part 1"
Audio - Sep 23
Luke 19:1-10 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sep 16 "Prayer: Is Anybody Listening?"
Audio - Sep 16
Luke 18:1-8 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sep 9 "The Beloved"
Audio - Sep 9
Romans 12 Rev. Gene Nelson
Sep 2 "Faith and/or Belief"
Audio - Sep 2
Matthew 17:14-21;
John 3:6
Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 26 "On a Wild and Windy Mountain"
Audio - Aug 26
Genesis 22:1-19 Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 19 "Trusting an Unlikely Promise"
Audio - Aug 19
Genesis 18:1-15 Rev. Gene Nelson
Aug 12 "Call Me Ishmael"
Audio - Aug 12
Genesis 16:1-11 Rev. Brian Plaugher
Aug 5 "Called by God"
Audio - Aug 5
Genesis 12:1-4 Rev. Gene Nelson
June 10 To God Be the Glory
Psalm 150 Rev. Gene Nelson
May 27 "The Softer Side of Pentecost"
Audio - May 27
John 20:19-23 Rev. Gene Nelson
Mar 11 "Goodbye to the Money Changers" John 2:13-22 Rev. Gene Nelson
Mar 4 "Did He Say What I Think He Said?"
Audio - March 4
Mark 8:31-38 Rev. Gene Nelson
Feb 5 "On the Road with Jesus" Mark 1:29-39; Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 29 "As One with Authority"
Audio - Jan 29
Mark 1:21-28 Rev. Gene Nelson
Jan 15 "Body Wisdom"
Audio - Jan 15
1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Rev. Nelson
Jan 8 "The Baptism of Christ: I Got a Name"
Audio - Jan 8
Mark 1:4-11 Rev. Gene Nelson