Sermons

August Sermon Series

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

Five_practices-thumb  August 18, 2019 - "THE PRACTICE OF INTENTIONAL FAITH DEVELOPMENT" 

Philippians 3:12-14; Acts 2:42-47

Five_practices-thumb  August 11, 2019 - "THE PRACTICE OF PASSIONATE WORSHIP"  Isaiah 6:1-8

 

July Sermon Series

Guest Speaker Series

July_guest_speakers-thumb  July 28, 2019 - "RESURRECTION LOVE"  John 11:1-44

Mark Monroe, Ithaca UMC

 

July_guest_speakers-thumb  July 21, 2019 - "THE GREATEST STORY NEVER FINISHED"  Luke 15:11-32

Rev. Ron Hansen, Pathfinder UMC, Portage, MI 

 

July_guest_speakers-thumb  July 14, 2019 - "FURTHER FROM HOME... CLOSER TO GOD" Genesis 5:18-29

Rev. Benton Heisler - Director of Connectional Ministries for the Michigan Annual Conference

 

June Sermon Series

I CHOOSE...

Ichoose_art1_large-thumb  June 30, 2019 - "I CHOOSE... IMPORTANT OVER URGENT" Luke 10:38-42

 

Ichoose_art1_large-thumb  June 23, 2019 - "I CHOOSE... SURRENDER OVER CONTROL" Gen. 16:1-4, Proverbs 3:5-6

 

Ichoose_art1_large-thumb  June 16, 2019 - "I CHOOSE... DISCIPLINE OVER REGRET"  Gen 35:1-5; 1 Cor. 9:24-27

 

Ichoose_art1_large-thumb  June 2, 2019 - "I CHOOSE...PURPOSE OVER POPULARITY" Hebrews 11:24-26 

Guest Speaker: Paul Thomas

 

May Sermon Series

FAITH

Chelsea_house_orchestra-thumb  May 26, 2019 - Special Musical Performance by the Chelsea House Orchestra

Faith-thumb  May 19, 2019 - "A Faith that Persists"

Guest Speaker: Ryan Grant, Central Michigan Youth for Christ

Faith-thumb  May 12, 2019 - "A Faith that Waits" I Samuel 1:1-20

Faith-thumb  May 5, 2019 - "A Faith that Dreams" Jeremiah 29:11-13; Hebrews 12:1-2

Faith-thumb  April 28, 2019 - "A Faith that Risks" Acts 9:10-19

 

March/April Sermon Series

The Lord's Prayer - The Power and Meaning of Jesus' Words

Feel_the_earth_move-thumb  April 21, 2019 - "FEEL THE EARTH MOVE"  Matthew 28:1-10

 

 The_lords_prayer-thumb  April 14, 2019 - "FOR THINE IS THE KINGDOM, POWER, AND GLORY FOREVER" Matthew 6:9-13

 

The_lords_prayer-thumb  April 7, 2019 - "LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION"  Matthew 6:13

 

The_lords_prayer-thumb  March 31, 2019 - "FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES"  Matthew 6:12, 14-15

 

March 24, 2019 - "LOVE IN ACTION - A UMW LEGACY" 

Guest Speaker: Renee Hahn

 

The_lords_prayer-thumb  March 17, 2019 - "GIVE US THIS DAY, OUR DAILY BREAD"  Matthew 6:11 

 

The_lords_prayer-thumb  March 10, 2019 - "THY KINGDOM COME, THY WILL BE DONE"  Matthew 6:10 

 

The_lords_prayer-thumb  March 3, 2019 - "OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN"  Matthew 6:9

 

February Sermon Series

THE VOW

 The_vow_title-thumb  February 24, 2019 - "THE VOW OF PURITY" Genesis 3:7, 9-10; Eph. 5:8-11

 

The_vow_title-thumb  February 17, 2019 - "THE VOW OF PARTNERSHIP" Matt. 19:5-6; Eph. 5:21-24

 

The_vow_title-thumb  February 10, 2019 - "THE VOW OF PURSUIT" Psalm 63:1-4, 8 

 

The_vow_title-thumb  February 3, 2019 - "THE VOW OF PRIORITY" Genesis 2:24

  

January Sermon Series

#struggles - following Jesus in a selfie-centered world

Struggles_1-thumb  January 27, 2019 - "COMPASSION: The Struggle with Desensitization" Mark 1:40-41;

Matthew 20:34

 

Struggles_1-thumb  January 20, 2019 - "REST: The Struggle with Constant Distraction" Hebrews 4:9-13

 

Struggles_1-thumb  January 13, 2019 - "AUTHENTICITY: The Struggle with Control" 2 Corinthians 3:13-18

 

Struggles_1-thumb  January 6, 2019 - "CONTENTMENT: The Struggle with Comparisons" James 3:14-16; Philippians 4:12-13

December Sermon Series

God With Us

Godwithus_smaller-thumb  December 16, 2018 - "God With Us... IN THE STORM" Mark 4:35-41

 

Godwithus_smaller-thumb  December 9, 2018 - "God With Us... IN THE WILDERNESS" Luke 1:5-14

 

Godwithus_smaller-thumb  December 2, 2018 - "God With Us... IN THE VALLEY"  Psalm 84:1-12

 

October/November Sermon Series

I Will! - Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference

 Child_of_the_king-thumb  November 25, 2018 - "A Child of the King"  Romans 8:14-17

 

 I_will_final-thumb  November 18, 2018 - "It's About the Gift"  Ephesians 2:8-9; Romans 12:10-12

 

I_will_final-thumb  November 11, 2018 - "It's About the Family" Ephesians 2:9; Hebrews 10:24-25

 

I_will_final-thumb  November 4, 2018 - "It's About The Most Important Thing" Acts 2:42-47 

Guest Speaker: Paul Thomas


I_will_final-thumb  October 28, 2018 - "It's Not About Me" Phillipians 2:5-11

 

I_will_final-thumb  October 21, 2018 - "It's All About Unity" Ephesians 4:1-6

 

 I_will_final-thumb  October 14, 2018 - "It's About My Part" 1 Corinthians 12:12-31

 

October 7, 2018 - "God is on the Move" Guest speaker: Rev. MaryAnne Evans-Justin

 

September Sermon Series

Everyday Life - Finding Success Monday through Friday

Everyday_life_-_no_banner-thumb  September 30, 2018 "Finding SIGNIFICANCE Monday through Friday" 2 Tim.2:15, Acts 20:24

 

Everyday_life_-_no_banner-thumb  September 23, 2018 "Finding BALANCE Monday through Friday" Exodus 20:9-10; Matt. 11:28 

 

Everyday_life_-_no_banner-thumb  September 16, 2018  "Finding SUCCESS Monday through Friday"  Eph. 5:15-16, Gal. 6:4

 

Everyday_life_-_no_banner-thumb  September 9, 2018  "Finding PURPOSE Monday through Friday"  Col. 3:17,23; Eph. 1:11-12

  

 

August Sermon Series

Stand - Moments in the life of Daniel

Stand_graphic_new-thumb  September 2, 2018  "Stand in Faith"  Daniel 10:10-13, 17-19

 

Stand_graphic_new-thumb  August 26 - "Stand STRONG"  Daniel 6:1-5, 10, 16-23

 

 Stand_graphic_new-thumb  August 19, 2018 - "Stand UP"  Daniel 4:22, 25-27

 

 Stand_graphic_new-thumb  August 12, 2018 - "Stand FIRM"  Daniel 3:5-6, 16-18, 24-28

 

  Stand_graphic_new-thumb  August 5, 2018 -  "Stand OUT"   Daniel 1:1-8, 12-16