Sermons

December Sermon Series

Let it Go

Let_it_go_mess-thumb  December 1, 2019 - "LET GO OF STUFF"  1 Timothy 6:17-19

 

 

 

October/November Sermon Series

DEVELOPING THE LEADER WITHIN YOU

Nehemiah_website_thumnail-thumb  November 24, 2019 - "ENJOY THE FRUIT OF WORK ACCOMPLISHED" 

Nehemiah 12:27-31,40,43

 

Nehemiah_website_thumnail-thumb  November 17, 2019 - "KEEP PERSPECTIVE: RE-FOCUS ON THE MISSION" 

Nehemiah 8:9-12

 

Nehemiah_website_thumnail-thumb  November 10, 2019 - "SHUT THE DOOR ON DISTRACTIONS"  Nehemiah 6:1-16

 

Nehemiah_website_thumnail-thumb  October 20, 2019 - "ASSESS THE WORK: IMPORTANCE OF VISION" Nehemiah 2:1-10, 17-18

  

Nehemiah_website_thumnail-thumb  October 13, 2019 - "WHEN YOU CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE: DEFINE THE PROBLEM"  Nehemiah 1:1-11

  

October 6, 2019 - "THE WONDER OF THE BOOK"  2 Timothy 3:10-16

Guest Speaker: Rev. Calvin Long

September Sermon Series

FOCUSED

Focused_thumnail-thumb  September 29, 2019 - "Becoming a 5C Person"  Romans 15:14-22; 2 Timothy 2:2

 

Focused_thumnail-thumb  September 22, 2019 - "CLIMB: KEEP LEARNING"  Mark 12:29-31

Guest Speaker: Paul Thomas

 

Focused_thumnail-thumb  September 15, 2019 - "SHAPE: KNOW YOURSELF" 1 Peter 4:8-11, 1 Corinthians 12:4-6

 

Focused_thumnail-thumb  September 8, 2019 - "STAY CLOSE TO THE FIRE" Joshua 24:14-18; Judges 2:6-11

 

August Sermon Series

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

Five_practices-thumb  August 25, 2019 - "THE PRACTICE OF RISK-TAKING MISSION AND SERVICE"  Luke 4:14-21

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