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Recent Sermons

7/4/2021

The Gift Nobody Wants
Communion

6/27/2021

War and Peace
Pat Preaches

6/20/2021

A Real David and Goliath Story
Father’s Day

6/13/2021

Learning not to Believe Our Eyes

6/6/2021

Who Do You Think You Are?
Communion

5/30/2021

Who Beats What
Memorial Day Week-end

5/23/2021

PENTECOST
The Common Denominator

5/10/2021

Engage the Dance
Pastor Mike Wicks

5/2/2021

I AM THE VINE AND YOU ARE THE BRANCHES
 

4/25/2021

MISSION SUNDAY
 

4/18/2021

NOT AS THEY APPEAR
Pastor Mike Wicks

4/11/2021

MASTERING LIFE'S TEETER-TOTTER
Pastor Mike Wicks

4/4/2021

EASTER SUNDAY
SURPRISE!
Pastor Mike Wicks

3/28/2021

MIND YOUR LIFE
Pastor Mike Wicks

3/21/2021

STARING LIFE IN THE FACE
Rev Pat Weatherwax

3/14/2021

PRESS ON!
Pastor Mike Wicks

3/7/2021

CHOOSING THE RIGHT
Pastor Mike Wicks

2/28/2021

COUNTING ON THE PROMISE
Pastor Mike Wicks

2/21/2021

I WILL REMEMBER
Pastor Pat Weatherwax

2/14/21

THE WAYS OF LOVE
Pastor Mike Wicks

2/7/2021

UNLOCKING THE FUTURE

Pastor Mike Wicks

1/31/2021

A WHALE OF A PROBLEM

Pastor Mike Wicks

1/24/2021

SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING

Pastor Mike Wicks

1/17/2021

HOLY DARING

Pastor Mike Wicks

1/10/2021

STARTING OVER

Pastor Mike Wicks

1/3/2021

MORE THAN A BENEDICTION

Pastor Pat Weatherwax

12/27/2020

A BRIEF STATEMENT OF FAITH

Led by Pastor Pat Weatherwax

12/24/2020

Christmas Eve   THE ANGEL'S SONG

Rev. Dr. John Best

12/20/2020

THE PROPHET'S SONG

Mary's Song: the Magnificat

Rev. Dr. John Best

12/13/2020

THE PROPHET'S SONG

Zion's Song:  Singin' the Blues Away

Rev. Dr. John Best

12/6/2020

THE PROPHET'S SONG

Zechariah's Song:  Singing in the New Day

Rev. Dr. John Best

11/29/2020

THE PROPHET'S SONG:  A Song Few Want to Hear 

Rev. Dr. John Best

11/22/2020

BUILDING BIGGER BARNS 

Daniel Jones, Haven of Rest Ministries

11/15/2020

IN THE MEANTIME BETWEEN TIME   

Sheri Harris, Candidate for Ordination

11/8/2020

WE ARE WITNESSES   

Kyle Nolan, Presbyterian Foundation

11/1/2020

BIG PHYLACTERIES   

Pat Weatherwax

10/25/2020

LESSONS IN BASIC CHRISTIANITY: (7) Closing Thoughts   

Jeffrey S. Carlson

10/18/2020

LESSONS IN BASIC CHRISTIANITY: (6) Christian Community   

Jeffrey S. Carlson

10/11/2020

LESSONS IN BASIC CHRISTIANITY: (5) Christian Hope   

Jeffrey S. Carlson

10/4/2020

WORLD COMMUNION  One God and One World 

Pat Weatherwax

9/27/2020

LESSONS IN BASIC CHRISTIANITY:  (4) Christian Living

Jeffrey S. Carlson

9/20/2020

LESSONS IN BASIC CHRISTIANITY:  (3) Christian Service

Jeffrey S. Carlson

9/13/2020

YOU DO THE MATH

Pat Weatherwax

9/6/2020

LESSONS IN BASIC CHRISTIANITY:  (2) Christian Witness

Jeffrey S. Carlson

8/23/2020

YOU SAY IT

Pat Weatherwax

8/16/2020

EXAMINING YOUR PRIORITIES

Jeffrey S. Carlson

8/9/2020

YOU DO IT

Pat Weatherwax

8/2/2020

OUT OF THE STORM

Jeffrey S. Carlson

7/19/2020

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU THINK

Jeffrey S. Carlson

7/12/2020

SOWING SEEDS

Pat Weatherwax

7/5/2020

PERMISSION GRANTED

Jeffrey S. Carlson

6/28/2020

THOUGHTS ON FORGIVENESS No Fishing Allowed

Jeffrey S. Carlson

3/1/2020

ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT A Series on the Acts of the Apostles

(5) From Persecutor to Apostle

Jeffrey S. Carlson

2/23/2020

ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT A Series on the Acts of the Apostles

(4) The Seven

Jeffrey S. Carlson

2/16/2020

ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT A Series on the Acts of the Apostles

(3) Adversity to Faith

Jeffrey S. Carlson

2/9/2020

ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT A Series on the Acts of the Apostles

(2) Pentecost

Jeffrey S. Carlson

2/2/2020

ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT A Series on the Acts of the Apostles

(1) Introduction

Jeffrey S. Carlson

1/26/2020

Praise AND Lament

Patricia Weatherwax     Psalm 27 NLT

1/19/2020

MOVING TOWARD ONENESS  Note there is only an audio version of this sermon given by Rev. Coleman

Leon Coleman, III       Acts 17:26-28

1/12/2020

FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT

Jeffrey S. Carlson       1 Samuel 16:13; Ephesians 1:13-14; 2 Timothy 4:7-8

1/5/2020

STAR OF WONDER

Jeffrey S. Carlson        Numbers 24:17-19, Revelation 22:16-17,                                              Matthew 2:1-15 (NRSV)

12/29/2019

IS IT OVER ALREADY?

Jeffrey S. Carlson         Luke 2:21-24

12/24/2019

WHAT'S IN A TITLE?

Jeffrey S. Carlson           Isaiah 7:13-14 (NLT)  Luke 1:26-33 (NLT)  Luke 2:1-20 (NLT)  Isaiah 9:1-7 (NLT)

12/22/2019

IN THOSE DAYS There Were Shepherds

Jeffrey S. Carlson   Luke 2:8 15-20

12/15/2019

IN THOSE DAYS An Angel of the Lord

Jeffrey S. Carlson            Luke 2:8  14 (NRSV)

12/8/2019

IN THOSE DAYS  No Place for Them

Jeffrey S. Carlson            Micah 5:2-5(NRSV)

12/1/2019

IN THOSE DAYS  A Decree Went Out

Jeffrey S. Carlson            Isaiah 7:13-14 (NRSV)

11/24/2019

CHRIST THE KING SUNDAY The Reign of Christ

Pat Weatherwax            Luke 23:33-43 (NRSV)

11/17/2019

THE GENEROSITY OF GIVING:  (3)Promoting Generosity

Jeffrey S. Carlson             2 Corinthians 9:1-15 (NRSV)

11/10/2019

THE GENEROSITY OF GIVING:  (2)Practicing Generosity

Jeffrey S. Carlson             2 Corinthians 8:10-24 (NRSV)

11/3/2019

THE GENEROSITY OF GIVING:  (1)Expressing Generosity

Jeffrey S. Carlson             2 Corinthians 8:1-9 (NRSV)

10/27/2019

Fight and Win, Surrender and Win

Pat Weatherwax     2Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18 NRSV

10/20/2019

THE VISION SUMMIT – Stage 6: Attaining the Summit

Jeffrey S. Carlson Matthew 17:1-20(NLT)

10/13/2019

THE VISION SUMMIT – Stage 5: Reaching Base Camp

Jeffrey S. Carlson Acts 10:9-23 (NLT)

10/06/2019

THE VISION SUMMIT – Stage 4: Staging the Climb

Jeffrey S. Carlson 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 (NLT)

9/29/2019

THE VISION SUMMIT – Stage 3: Preparing for the Climb

Jeffrey S. Carlson Deuteronomy 3:27-28; 34:9-12

9/22/2019

THE VISION SUMMIT – Stage  2:  Surveying the Mountain

Jeffrey C. Carlson Numbers 13:31-33(NLT) Philippians 1:6 (NRSV)

9/15/2019

THE VISION SUMMIT – STAGE 1. CHOOSING THE PEAK

Jeffrey C. Carlson                      Deuteronomy 34:1-9  (NLT)

9/8/2019

The Intent of the Place of Worship

Pat Weatherwax     Matthew 21:12-17 (NSRV)

9/1/2019

Joel and the Day of the Lord (3) Answers to Prayer

Jeffrey C. Carlson    Joel 2:18 - 3:21 (NSRV)

8/25/2019

Joel and the Day of the Lord (2) The Call to Prayer

Jeffrey C. Carlson    Joel 1:2  2:17 (NSRV)

8/18/2019

Joel and the Day of the Lord

Jeffrey C. Carlson    Joel 1:1  (NRSV)

8/11/2019

Rumbling with a Tough Commandment

Pat Weatherwax      Luke 12:32-40

8/4/2019

Struggling to be Blessed

Jeffrey C. Carlson      Genesis 32:22-32

7/28/2019

Why Pray?  The Revolution

Pat Weatherwax              Luke 11: 1-4

7/21/2019

What is Balance?  The Rumble

Pat Weatherwax              Luke 10: 38-42

7/14/2019

Who is Good?  The Reckoning

Pat Weatherwax               Luke 10:29-37

7/7/2019

Kingdom Attitudes (3)

Jeffrey S. Carlson               Matthew 5:9-12 (NRSV)

6/30/2019

Kingdom Attitudes (2)

Jeffrey S. Carlson               Matthew 5:6-8 (NRSV)

6/23/2019

Kingdom Attitudes

Jeffrey S. Carlson               Matthew 5:1-5 (NRSV)

6/16/2019

The Virtue of Endurance

Jeffrey S. Carlson               2 Peter 1:1-8 (NRSV)

6/9/2019

Living a Spiritually Fulfilling Life

Jeffrey S. Carlson               Numbers 28: 26; 1 Corinthians 15:20;

James 1:18; Acts 2:1-6 (NRSV)

6/2/2019

THE CITY OF THE GREAT KING

Jeffrey S. Carlson               Psalm 48 (NRSV)

5/26/2019

GOD IS HOLY

Jeffrey S. Carlson                  Isaiah 6:1-8 (NIV)

5/19/2019

HERITAGE SUNDAY

This service does not include a sermon.

5/12/2019

MOTHER'S DAY REVELATION

Rev. Pat Weatherwax                     Revelation 7:9-17 (NSRV)

5/5/2019

YOUTH SUNDAY

This special worship service is dedicated and delivered by the youth of the church.  It is not recorded nor is a written sermon provided.

4/28/2019

MISSION SUNDAY

Mission Sunday is dedicated to our church outreach focus.  The message in this service was provided by Becky Davis, Supervisory Director of the Men's and Women's Life Recovery Program at The Haven of Battle Creek.  A recording of the service is provided for Listening  but there is not a copy to Read.

Luke and the Mission of Jesus

4/21/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (9)Jesus Vindicated

Jeffrey S. Carlson                     Luke 24:1-12,  Luke 24:36-49 (NSRV)

4/14/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (8)Jesus Condemned

Jeffrey S. Carlson                     Luke 19:28-39 (NSRV)

4/7/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (7)Jesus and Jerusalem

Jeffrey S. Carlson                     Luke 9:51-55 (NSRV)

3/31/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (6)Jesus and the Lost

Jeffrey S. Carlson                      Luke 15 (NSRV)

3/24/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (5)Jesus and Food

Jeffrey S. Carlson                      Luke 14:15-24 (NSRV)

3/17/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (4)Jesus and the Excluded

Jeffrey S. Carlson                      Luke 5:27-32 (NSRV)

3/10/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (3)Jesus and Prayer

Jeffrey S. Carlson                      Luke 11:5-13

3/3/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (2)Jesus Son of Mary

Jeffrey S. Carlson                      Luke 1:26-55

2/24/2019

LUKE AND THE MISSION OF JESUS:  (1) Introduction

Jeffrey S. Carlson                      Colossians 4:10-15 (NRSV)                                                                          Luke 1:1-4 (NRSV)

2/17/2019

Making Today Count

Jeffrey S. Carlson                      Psalm 118:21-24 (NRSV)                                                                              2 Corinthians 5:20-6:10 (NRSV)

2/10/2019

A CONTEMPLATIVE SERVICE IN THE SPIRIT OF TAIZE

Patricia Weatherwax                       Luke 11:9-13, Matthew 11:28-39,                                                              1 Peter 5:6-7

2/3/2019

How to Benefit from Communion

Jeffrey S. Carlson                       1 Corinthians 11:17-34

 

1/27/2019

Love In All Seasons

Jeffrey S. Carlson                       1 Corinthians 13:1-13 (NSRV)

 

1/20/2019

As Far As It Depends On You

Rev. William J. Wyne, Jr.                                              Romans 12:14-18

Sr. Pastor, Second Missionary Baptist Church

Guest preacher for MLK Weekend Pulpit Exchange

1/13/2019

What Makes Forgiveness Possible?

Jeffrey S. Carlson               Psalm 51 (NSRV) Hebrews 9:19-28 (NSRV)

 

1/6/2018

How Was Your Epiphany?
Jeffrey S. Carlson • Isaiah 60:1-6 (NRSV)