Sermon Archives

Link to iTunes Store and our sermonsLink to Sermon.netWe record the sermons presented at our Sunday Worship Services and make them available online at Sermon.net and podcasts that you can download from the iTunes Store. Click on the icons to go to those sites.

You can find a listing of the dates and titles of sermons in our various sermon series by scrolling through the list below.  Then please visit Sermon.net and iTunes to listen to the sermons that were part of these series.

Enjoy!

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Sunday Morning  Worship Services

2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Gnats, Camels and Spices
Scripture: Matthew 23:23-34
Trey Wince Preaching

Sunday, August 13, 2017, 10 am
Sermon: The God of Bad Investments
Scripture: Matthew 16:13-20
Skitch Matson Preaching

Sunday, August 20, 2017, 10 am
Sermon: The Voice 
Scripture: John 10:1-16
Trey Wince Preaching

Sunday, August 27, 2017, 10 am
Sermon: Leading With Vulnerability
Scripture: Philippians 2:1-8
Trey Wince Preaching

Sunday, July 2, 2017, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Mission Statements
Scripture: Matthew 10:40-42
Ginny Cetuk Preaching

Sunday, July 9, 2017, 10 am (ASP Sunday)
ASP Team Preaching

Sunday, July 16, 2017, 10 am
Sermon: Community Product
Scripture: Hebrew 10:19-25
Trey Wince Preaching

Sunday, July 23, 2017, 10 am
Sermon: Feel Again
Scripture: Acts 10:9-23
Trey Wince Preaching

Sunday, July 30, 2017, 10 am
Sermon: Triscuits and Bait
Scripture: John 6:1-14
Trey Wince Preaching

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: TBA
Scripture: Acts 2:1-21
Jana Purkis-Brash & Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: A Legacy of Faith
Scripture: Mark 10:17-22
Phoebe Quaynor Preaching

Sunday, June 18, 2017, 10 am (Summer Schedule Begins)
Sermon: The Laborers Are Few
Scripture: Matthew 9:35-10:8
Samantha Gilmore Preaching

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 10 am (ASP Commissioning)
Sermon: Open Your Eyes
Scripture: Genesis 21:8-21
Skitch Matson Preaching

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: A Just And Generous Way of Life
Scripture: Acts 2:42-47
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: God’s Peculiar People
Scripture: 1 Peter 2:2-10
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, May 21, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: The Freedom of God
Scripture: John 3:1-10
Don Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 28, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: My Prayer For You
Scripture: John 17:1-11
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Temptation
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 5:16-19
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Misfits
Scripture: Mark 1:14-15
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, April 16, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Where We Go From Here
Scripture: Mark 16:1-7
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am – Children’s Musical
Sermon: The Tale of The Three Trees
Children’s Choir

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 9:30 am (One Service Only) – Youth Sunday 
 Youth Preaching

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12 noon and 7:30 pm – Ash Wednesday
Sermon: Gifts of the Dark Wood: Where We Find Ourselves
Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Uncertainty
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:11-12
Skitch Matson Preaching

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Emptiness
Scripture: Luke 17:33
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Being Thunderstruck
Scripture: Job 37:1-5
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Getting Lost
Scripture: 1 Samuel 3
   Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Community Life
Scripture: Isaiah 58:1-12
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Community Life
Scripture: Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Tom Lank Preaching

Sunday, February 19, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Community Life: Loving your neighbor as yourself
Scripture: Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18
Skitch Matson Preaching

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Community Life
Scripture: Exodus 24:12-18
   Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 1, 2017, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Jesus’ Birth Gives us a Mission
Scripture: Matthew 2:13-23
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 8, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: God Imagines – Peace on Earth
Scripture: Matthew 24:1-31
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 15, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: God Imagines – All Are Welcome
Scripture: Matthew 1:1-16, Revelation 7:9-10, 13-17
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, January 22, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: God Imagines – All Are Equal
Scripture: Matthew 7:9-17
  Gerald Liu Preaching

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: God Imagines – All Creation in Harmony
Scripture: Genesis 1:24- 2:4a
  Skitch Matson  Preaching

2016

Sunday, December 4, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: The Absurdity of Advent, Enduring Peace
Scripture: Isaiah 9:2-7, Philippians 4:4-9
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: The Absurdity of Advent, Life Giving Joy
Scripture: Luke 2:7-15
Skitch Matson Preaching

Sunday, December 18, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: The Absurdity of Advent, Forgiving Love
Scripture: Luke 2:15-20, John 3:16
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, December 20, 2016, 7:30 pm Longest Night Service
Sermon: The Gift of Love
Scripture: 1 John 4:7-12
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, December 25, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: What does Christmas mean to you?
Scripture: John 1:1-14
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 6, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Children of The Resurrection
Scripture: Luke 20:27-38
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, November 13, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Where is Your Power?
Scripture: Isaiah 40:27-31, Ephesians 3:14-21
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Giving Thanks Scripture
Scripture: Psalm 100, Philipians 4:4-9
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 27, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: The Absurdity of Advent, Transforming Hope
Scripture: Romans 15:12-13, Matthew 1:18-25
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, October 2, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: A Place at God’s Table
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, October 9, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Freed to Give Joyfully
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:6-9
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, October 16, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Laity Sunday
Sermon: Doing Good Things for Others
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:8
Laity Preaching

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: More Than Enough to Give
Scripture: Matthew 14:13-21
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Commitment Sunday
Sermon: How We Give
Scripture: Mark 12:41-44
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Being Molded By God
Scripture: Jeremiah 18:1-11
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 11, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Lessons From 9/11
Scripture: Matthew 5:21-26
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Pray Every Way You Know How
Scripture: 1 Timothy 2:1-7
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Step Out In Faith
Scripture: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 7, 2016, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Faith – The Conviction of Things Not Seen
Scripture: Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 14, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: The Stories We Tell
Scripture: Hebrews 11:29 – 12:2
Erik Skitch Matson Preaching

Sunday, August 21, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: “BOOM”
Scripture: Luke 13:10-17
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 28, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: Thirst
Scripture: Jeremiah 2:4-13
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Vacation Tweets – #imtooexcitedtosleep
Scripture: Matthew 4:18-22
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, July 10, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: Vacation Tweets – #arewethereyet
Scripture: Psalm 40; Genesis 15:1-5, 16:1-16
ASP Preaching

Sunday, July 17, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: Vacation Tweets – #thisisthelife
Scripture: Matthew 7:24-28
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, July 24, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: Vacation Tweets – #itsraining
Scripture: Genesis 37:2-4, 41:39-45
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, July 31, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: Vacation Tweets – #idontwanttogoback
Scripture: Luke 4:42-45, 9:51-56
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, June 5, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Lessons from the Toy Box: Legos – It All begins with connecting
Scripture: John 6:26-35
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Lessons from the Toy Box: Legos – Yo-Yo
Scripture: Philippians 4:4-9
Kaleigh Corbett Preaching

Sunday, June 19, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: Lessons from the Toy Box: Rocking Horse
Scripture: Mark 12:29-33
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, June 26, 2016, 10 am
Sermon: Vacation Tweets – #didweforgetanything
Scripture: Luke 2:41-52
Don Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 1, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Offer Hope Offer Hospitality
Scripture: Luke 24:13-32
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Mother’s Day
Sermon: Offer Hope Offer Christ
Scripture: Acts 9:1-6, John 21:1-19
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 15, 2016, 9:30  and 11 am – Confirmation Sunday
Sermon: Offer Hope Offer Purpose
Scripture: John 10:22-30, Psalm 23
JJ Flag and Kaleigh Corbett Preaching

Sunday, May 22, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Youth Sunday
Sermon: Offer Hope Offer Engagement
Scripture: Acts 11:1-18
Youth Preaching

Sunday, May 29, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Lessons From the Toybox – Mr. Potato Head
Scripture: Luke 5:12-16
Scott Sherrill Preaching

Sunday, April 3, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: I’d Doubt Too
Scripture: John 20:19-31
Scott Sherrill Preaching

Sunday, April 10, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Amazing Transformation
Scripture: Acts 9:1-6, 7-20
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, April 17, 2016, 9:30 – Children’s Musical
Sermon: “It’s Cool In The Furnace”
Scripture: Daniel 1-3

Sunday, April 24, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Love One Another
Scripture: John 13:31-35
Scott Sherrill Preaching

Sunday, March 6, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: I Am – Jesus Changes Who We Are – I Am the Way, the Truth, the Life
Scripture: John 14:6
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, March 13, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: I Am – Jesus Changes Who We Are – I Am the Door of the Sheep
Scripture: John 10:1-5, 7-10
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Palm Sunday
Sermon: I Am – Jesus Changes Who We Are – Who Do They Say I Am?
Scripture: Matthew 16:13-16, Matthew 21:1-11
Kaleigh Corbett Preaching

Sunday, March 27, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Easter Sunday
Sermon: I Am – Jesus Changes Who We Are – I Am the Resurrection and the Life
Scripture: John 11:25
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching
Catherine Williams Preaching (Sunrise Service)

Sunday, February 7, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: A Healthy Spirituality: Inside Out – Bringing it All Together?
Scripture: Hebrews 4:14-16
JJ Flag Preaching

Sunday, February 14, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: I am – Who Jesus is Changes Who We Are – The Light of the World
Scripture: John 8:12
Scott Sherrill Preaching

Sunday, February 21, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: I am – Who Jesus is Changes Who We Are – The True Vine
Scripture: John 5:1-11
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, February 28, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: I am – Who Jesus is Changes Who We Are
Scripture: John 14:6
Youth Musical

Sunday, January 3, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: A Healthy Spirituality: Inside Out – What’s so Spiritual About Disgust?
Scripture: 2 Samuel 6:12-17, 20-23 Matthew 2:7-12
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, January 10, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Sermon: A Healthy Spirituality: Inside Out – Anger
Scripture: Ephesians 4:26-31
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 17, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Sermon: A Healthy Spirituality: Inside Out – Healthy Fear
Scripture: Isaiah 41:8-14, Philippians 4:4-9
Scott Sherrill Preaching

Sunday, January 24, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am (Cancelled Due to Storm)
Sermon: Sermon: A Healthy Spirituality: Inside Out – Joy
Scripture: Psalm 47, John 15:9-11
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 31, 2016, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Sermon: A Healthy Spirituality: Inside Out – Sadness and Joy
Scripture: John 16:16-24
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

2015

December 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: ReGifting
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, Matthew 10:5-8
Kaleigh Corbett Preaching

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Is Fruitcake Really a Gift?
Scripture: John 1:1-14; 3:16
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, December 20, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Unopened Gifts
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:20-29, Luke 1:76-79
Catherine Williams Preaching

Monday, December 21, 2015, 7:30 pm – Longest Night Service
Sermon: Lengthening Shadows
Scripture: Psalm 139:1-12, 1 John 1:1-14
Scott Sherrill Preaching

Sunday, December 27, 2015, 10 am
Sermon: Routine and Joy
Scripture: Colossians 3:12-17, Luke 2:41-52
Phoebe Quaynor Preaching

Sunday, November 1, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – All Saints Sunday
Sermon: Beyond Death
Scripture: Isaiah 25:6-9, Revelation 21:1-6a
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, November 8, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: A Legacy of Love
Scripture: Psalm 127, Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Spiritual And Religious
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:4-20
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 22, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Brown Bag Sunday
Sermon: God Provides
Scripture: Joel 2:21-27, Matthew 6:25-33
Scott Sherrill Preaching

Sunday, November 29, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: An Unexpected Gift
Scripture: Isaiah 64:1-9, Matthew 1:18-25
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, October 4, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – World Communion Sunday
Sermon: For God So Loved the WHOLE Earth
Scripture: John 3:16-17, 1 John 4:7-16
Kaleigh Corbett Preaching

Sunday, October 11, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Laity Sunday
Sermon: The Joy of Giving: Putting God First
Scripture: Malachi 3:6-12, 2 Corinthians 8:1-7, Mark 11:15-17
Laity Preaching

Sunday, October 18, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: The Joy of Giving: Giving is an Act of Worship
Scripture: Romans 12:1-8
Rich Hendrickson Preaching

Sunday, October 25, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Commitment Sunday
Sermon: The Joy of Giving: Giving Expresses Thankfulness to God
Scripture: Deuteronomy 27:1-7, Luke 17:11-19
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 6, 2015, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: The Gospel of the “Nobodies” – Nobodies and Somebodies
Scripture: James 2:1-10, John 13:12-17
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 9:30 am (11 am at Mercer County Park)
Sermon: Learning To Be a Faithful Follower of Jesus
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:11-12
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 9:30  and 11 am
Sermon: James: Wisdom for Everyday Living
Scripture: James 3:13-18, 4:1-3, 7-8a
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: James: Wisdom for Everyday Living
Scripture: James 5:13-20
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: The Gospel of the “Nobodies” – The Disabled and Sick
Scripture: Luke 5:17-26 Psalm 33:1-12
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 9, 2015, 10 am
Sermon: The Gospel of the “Nobodies” – The Nightshift Workers
Scripture: Luke 2:8-15
Scott Sherill Preaching

Sunday, August 16, 2015, 10 am
Sermon: The Gospel of the “Nobodies” – The Poor
Scripture: Matthew 25: 35-45
Cindy Gordon Preaching

Sunday, August 23, 2015, 10 am
Sermon: The Gospel of the “Nobodies” – The Prodigals
Scripture: Luke 15:11-32
Kaleigh Corbett Preaching

Sunday, August 30, 2015, 10 am
Sermon: The Gospel of the “Nobodies” – The Ethnic Other
Scripture: Luke 10:25-37
John Boopalan Preaching

Sunday, July 5, 2015, 10 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Love, God: Let’s Talk
Scripture: Hebrews 1: 1-9
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 10 am
Scripture: John 13:1-7
ASP Team Preaching

Sunday, July 19, 2015, 10 am
Sermon: The Gospel of the “Nobodies” – The Homeless
Scripture: Luke 18: 35-43
Kaleigh Corbett Preaching

Sunday, July 26, 2015, 10 am
Sermon: The Gospel of the “Nobodies” – The Mentally Ill
Scripture: Genesis 22: 9-14, Matthew 8: 28-34
Don Brash Preaching

Sunday, June 7, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Methodist Camp Meeting – Called Out of the World
Scripture: Exodus 33: 7-11
Trey Gillette Preaching

Sunday, June 14, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Commencement Sunday
Sermon: Continue in What You Have Learned
Scripture: 2 Timothy 3: 14-17
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, June 21, 2015, 10 am – Summer Schedule Begins
Sermon: Love, God: You Are Mine
Scripture: Isaiah  43:1-5, Luke 3: 15-22
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, June 28, 2015, 10 am
Sermon: Love, God: I’m Here, I Will Never Leave You Alone
Scripture: Psalm 121
Scott Sherill Preaching

Sunday, May 3, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Sharing Our Faith Stories: Coming to the Table
Scripture: 2 Samuel 9: 1-13, Luke 5: 29-32
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Mother’s Day
Sermon: Praying Hands and Dirty Fingernails: World Needs
Scripture: Isaiah 58: 1-9, Matthew 23: 23
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 17, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Ascension Sunday
Sermon: Praying Hands and Dirty Fingernails: Community Needs
Scripture: James 2: 14-17
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, May 24, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Pentecost
Sermon: Not Today
Scripture: Acts 2: 1-42
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, May 31, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Confirmation & Trinity Sunday
Sermon: Sing To The Lord
Scripture: Psalms 95: 1-6
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, April 5, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Easter Sunday
Sermon: Giving Up Death
Scripture: Acts 10: 34-43, John 20: 1-18
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Oh Jonah!
Children’s Musical

Sunday, April 19, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Sharing Faith Stories: Is Jesus Worth Knowing?
Scripture: Luke 5: 1-11
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 9:30 [One Service Only]
Sermon: Sharing Faith Stories: Inviting Others Into the Story
Scripture: Matthew 28: 16-20
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, March 1, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Giving Up Expectations
Scripture: Genesis 12: 1-4a, John 3: 1-17
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Giving Up Superiority
Scripture: John 4: 5-24
Trey Gillette Preaching

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Giving Up Enemies
Scripture: Matthew 5: 43-48
Brady Beard Preaching

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Giving it Up Our Lives
Scripture: John 10: 11-18, 12: 24-26
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Palm Sunday
Sermon: Giving it Up Popularity
Scripture: Philippians 2: 5-11, Matthew 21: 1-11
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Dying to Live
Scripture: Mark 8: 31-38
Phoebe Quaynor Preaching

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Youth Sunday
Sermon: Do Justice, Love Kindness, and Walk Humbly
Scripture: Micah 6: 8
Youth Preaching

Sunday, February 15, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Transfigured, Transfixed, and Transformed
Scripture: Luke 9: 28-36
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Giving it Up “Giving Up Control”
Scripture: Genesis 2:15-17, Genesis 3: 1-7, Matthew 4: 1-11
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 4, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: A Place For Everyone – “Fearfully And Wonderfully Made”
Scripture: Psalm 139: 1-18, Romans 8: 1-8, John 8: 2-11
Don Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 11, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: A Place For Everyone – “Sons and Daughters of God”
Scripture: Luke 3: 21-22
Bishop John Schol Preaching

Sunday, January 18, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Hymn Sing Worship Service

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: A Place For Everyone – Sacrificial Discourse And Holy Conversation
Scripture: Romans 12: 1-5

2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Simply Christmas – Live Contentedly
Scripture: Isaiah 52:7-10, Luke 1:26-38
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Simply Christmas – Live Gratefully
Scripture: Isaiah 40:6-11, Luke 1:39-56
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Simply Christmas – Live Humbly
Scripture: Isaiah 40:28-31, Matthew 1:18-25
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, December 28, 2014, 10 am
Sermon: My Eyes Have Seen
Scripture: Luke 2:22-38
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, November 2, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Communion Sunday
Sermon: Psalm-speak – Why? How Long?
Scripture: Psalm 13
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon:  Psalm-speak – Thats so unfair!
Scripture: Psalm 35:1-18
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am 
Sermon: Psalm-speak – What Can I do For You?
Scripture: Psalm 121
Anna Gillette and Children Preaching

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Psalm-speak – Thank You
Scripture: Psalm 92
Phoebe Quaynor Preaching

 Sunday, November 30, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Simply Christmas: Live Lightly (Live In The Light)
Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-5, Matthew 11:28-30
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, October 5, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – World Communion Sunday
Sermon: A Place at the Table for Everyone
Scripture: I Corinthians 11: 23-26
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, October 12, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon:  1st and 10: Time
Scripture: Psalm 90
Trey Gillette Preaching

Sunday, October 19, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am 
Sermon:  1st and 10: Treasure
Scripture: Deuteronomy 15: 7-11, Matthew 6: 19-21
Laity Preaching

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: 1st and 10: Talent
Scripture: Exodus 4: 1-17
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 7, 2014, 10 am – Holy Communion
Sermon: What’s New?  A New Song
Scripture: Psalm 98
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, September 14, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon:  What’s New? A New Command
Scripture: John 13:  34-35
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September  21, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am 
Sermon:  What’s New? A New Self
Scripture: Ephesians  4: 17-24
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: On Second Thought …
Scripture: Matthew 21: 23-32
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, August 3, 2014, 10 am – Holy Communion
Sermon: Stories From The Beginning – Wrestling With God?
Scripture: Genesis 32: 22-31
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, August 10, 2014, 10 am
Sermon:  Stories From The Beginning –  Who is Responsible?
Scripture: Genesis 37: 1-4, 12-28
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August  17, 2014, 10am 
Sermon:  Stories From The Beginning – Forgiveness and Reconciliation
Scripture: Genesis 45: 1-15
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 10am
Sermon: Be Transformed
Scripture: Romans 12: 1-8
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 31, 2014, 10am
Sermon: Life Together
Scripture: Romans 12: 9-21
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, July 6, 2014, 10 am – Holy Communion
Sermon: The Holy Spirit In Our Midst
Scripture: John 20: 21
ASP Team Preaching

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 10 am
Sermon:  With All Our Might
Scripture: Deuteronomy 6: 4-9
Anna Gillette Preaching

Sunday, July 20, 2014, 10am 
Sermon:  Stories From The Beginning – Holy Ground
Scripture: Genesis 28: 10-19a
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10am
Sermon: Stories From The Beginning – When You Feel Like Giving Up
Scripture: Genesis 29: 15-28, Romans 8: 26-39
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, June 1, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Holy Communion
Sermon: Following the Footsteps of Jesus
Scripture: John 21: 1-14, Matthew 5: 1-12
Participants of May 2014 Israel Pilgrimage Preaching

Sunday, June 8, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Pentecost Sunday
Sermon:  Holy Spirit: Suddenly!
Scripture: Acts 2: 1-4
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, June 15, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Children And Youth Sunday
(Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)

Sunday, June 22, 2014, 10am (Summer Sundays Starts)
Sermon:  Holy Spirit: Purpose and Power
Scripture: Acts 2: 4, Corinthians 12:4-13
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, June 29, 2014, 10am
Sermon:  Holy Spirit: What Does This Mean?
Scripture: Acts 2: 5-13
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Holy Communion
Sermon: Hopeful Earth: Love of Stuff
Scripture: Luke 12:13-21
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Hopeful Earth: Consider The Earth
Scripture: Jeremiah 4:23-27a, Luke 12:22-31, 34
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 18, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Tithe Sunday
Sermon: Hopeful Earth: Creating Hell Around Us
Scripture: Isaiah 1:14-17, Luke 16:19-31
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, May 25, 2014, 9:30 am and 11am
Sermon:  Hopeful Earth: Take it to the Water
Scripture: John 4:3-5a, 7-15, 25-26, 28-30
Cathie Capp Preaching

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Holy Communion
Sermon: Earth Tones: The Landscape of Lent “Cave”
Scripture: John 11:1-38
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Palm Sunday
Sermon: Earth Tones: The Landscape of Lent “Palms”
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-11, 26:14-16
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, April 20 2014, Sunrise at 6:00, 9:30 and 11 am – Easter Sunday
Sermon: Earth Tones: The Landscape of Lent “Stones”
Scripture: Psalm 118:14-24, John 20:1-18
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9:30 am [No 11am Service – Communiversity]
Sermon:  “Witnesses”
Scripture: John 20:19-29
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Holy Communion, Transfiguration Sunday
Sermon: Marathon Training: Endurance 4 Life ” Lust Vs. Love”
Scripture: 2 Samuel 11:1-17, Matthew 5:27-30
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Earth Tones: The Landscape of Lent “Wilderness”
Scripture: Exodus 13:17-18, 20-22, Matthew 4:1-11
Zhihui Poh Preaching

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Earth Tones: The Landscape of Lent “Wind”
Scripture: John 3:1-16
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, March 23, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Earth Tones: The Landscape of Lent “Water”
Scripture: John 4:5-42
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Youth Sunday
Sermon: Earth Tones: The Landscape of Lent “Mud”
Scripture: John 9:1-41
PUMC Youth

Sunday, February 2, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am – Holy Communion
Sermon: Marathon Training: Endurance 4 Life ” Anger Vs. Forgiveness”
Scripture: Psalm 137:7-9, John 2:13-17
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, February 9, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Marathon Training: Endurance 4 Life ” Greed Vs. Gratitude”
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-24
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Marathon Training: Endurance 4 Life ” Sloth Vs. Spiritual Discipline”
Scripture: John 5:1-18
Alison VanBuskirk Preaching

Sunday, February 23, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Marathon Training: Endurance 4 Life ” Gluttony Vs. Spiritual Appetite”
Scripture: Philippians 3:17-21, Matthew 6:25-33
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 5, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Epiphany Sunday, Holy Communion, Human Relations Day
Sermon: “Welcome Home”
Scripture: John 1:1-18
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 12, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Marathon Training: Endurance 4 Life “Thinking About Sin”
Scripture: Hebrews 12:1-13
Cathie Capp Preaching

Sunday, January 19, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Marathon Training: Endurance 4 Life ” Envy Vs. Contentment”
Scripture: Genesis 4:1-8
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, January 26, 2014, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Marathon Training: Endurance 4 Life ” Pride Vs. Humility”
Scripture: Genesis 11:1-4, Philippians 3:2-11
Don Brash Preaching

2013

Sunday, December 1, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – World Aids Day, Holy Communion
Sermon: When God Comes Down – “Zechariah & Elizabeth: Waiting for the Sunrise”
Scripture: Isaiah 64:1-3, Luke 1:5-23
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, December 8, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: When God Comes Down – “Joseph: Faithful Obedience to the Undressed God”
Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25
Zhihui Poh Preaching

Sunday, December 15, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: When God Comes Down – “Mary: Le Point Vierge”
Scripture: Isaiah 12
Jana Purkis -Brash Preaching

Sunday, December 22, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: When God Comes Down – “The Inn Keeper: The Place Where Jesus is Born”
Scripture: Luke 2:1-7
Jana Purkis -Brash Preaching

Sunday, December 29, 2013, 10 am
Sermon: “Warned In a Dream”
Scripture: Matthew 2:13-23
Alison VanBuskirk Preaching

Sunday, November 3, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – All Saints Sunday & UM Students Day, Holy Communion
Sermon: Saints of God’s Kingdom
Scripture: Ephesians 1:11-23, Luke 6:20-31
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 10, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: The Persecuted Church
Scripture: 1 Peter 4:12-16, Hebrews 11:36-38, 13:3
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 17, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: The Silent Church
Scripture: Isaiah 12: 2-6
Jana Purkis -Brash Preaching

Sunday, November 24, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am – Thanksgiving & Brown Bag Sunday |  Christ The King Sunday
Music Sunday

Sunday, October 6, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – World Communion Sunday
Sermon: Hope For The Future: “Who is God?”
Scripture: 1 Chronicles 29: 10-14, 17; John 15: 9-17
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, October 13, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am
Sermon: Hope For The Future: “Who am I?”
Scripture: Psalm 33, 1 John 4: 7-12
Alison VanBuskirk Preaching

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am – Laity Sunday
Sermon: Hope For The Future: “Who Are We Together?”
Scripture: Ephesians 4: 1b-4, Acts 2: 42-47
Laity Preaching

Sunday, October 27, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am – Commitment Sunday | Safety Sunday | Reception of New Members
Sermon: Hope For The Future: “Having a God Sized Vision”
Scripture: 1 Peter 4: 8-11, John 3: 8
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 1, 2013, 10 am Worship – Holy Communion
Sermon: Stories That Change the World – A Prodigal Identity
Scripture: Luke 15: 11-32
Cathie Capp Preaching

Sunday, September 8, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Rally Day | Blessing of Backpacks
Sermon: Fresh Start – Taking God With You
Scripture: Hebrews 10: 22-25, John 8: 1-11
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 15, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship
Sermon: Fresh Start – Fitting In
Scripture: Psalm 139, John 5: 1-17
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, September 22, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship
Sermon: Fresh Start – When the Lead Breaks
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4: 7-12, Mark 4: 35-41
Alison VanBuskirk Preaching

Sunday, September 29, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship
Sermon: Fresh Start – Each Day a New Beginning
Scripture: Lamentations 3: 23 – 33
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 4, 2013, 10 am Worship – Holy Communion
Sermon: Stories That Change the World – How much more
Scripture: Luke 18: 1-8
Catherine Williams Preaching

Sunday, August 11, 2013, 10 am Worship
Sermon: Stories That Change the World – Just Showing Up Doesn’t Get the Job Done (Be Ready)
Scripture: Matthew 25: 1-13
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 10 am Worship
Sermon: Stories That Change the World – Worker’s in the Vineyard (God’s Generosity)
Scripture: Matthew 20: 1-16
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 10 am Worship
Sermon: Stories That Change the World – The Hidden Treasure & Pearl of Great Price
Scripture: Matthew 13: 34-35, 44-52
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, July 7, 2013, 10 am Worship – ASP
Appalachian Service Project Worship Service
Celebrating the return of our Team.

 Sunday, July 14, 2013, 10 am Worship
Sermon: Keeping the Sabbath
Scripture: Genesis 2: 1-3
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

 Sunday, July 21, 2013, 10 am Worship
Sermon: Sabbath For the World
Scripture: Leviticus 25: 3-13, 26: 1-25, 31-35
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 10 am Worship
Sermon: Growing Deeper in Christ
Scripture: Colossians 2: 6-19
Jana Purkis-Brash Preaching

Sunday, June 2, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Holy Communion
Sermon: The Times Of Your Life
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8, 1 Peter 1: 3-9
Ken Morrison, preaching

Sunday, June 9, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Acolyte & Teacher Appreciation
Sermon: Happiness, Help and Hope!
Scripture: Psalm 146
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, June 16, 2013, 10 am Worship – Recognition of High School Seniors
Sermon: Prophets and Psalmists Need Each Other
Scripture: Psalm 5: 1-7, 1 Kings 21: 1-21a
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, June 23, 2013, 10 am Worship – ASP Commissioning
Sermon: Declaring God’s Goddness – From Princeton to Appalachia and Beyond
Scripture: Luke 8: 26-39
Cathie Capp, preaching

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10 am Worship
Scripture: 2 Kings 2: 1-2, 6-14; Galatians 5:1, 13-25; Luke 9:51-62
Congregational Hymn Sing

Sunday, May 5, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Holy Communion
Youth Musical “Celebrate Life”
PUMC Youth

Sunday, May 12, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Ascension Day
Sermon: God has an App for that: Heal Your Affliction
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3: 1-15, James 5: 13-16
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, May 19, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Pentecost Day
Sermon: Wind and Fire
Scripture: Acts 2: 1-13
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, May 26, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Trinity Sunday
Sermon: Wisdom! Who Needs it?
Scripture: Proverbs 8: 1-4, 22-31
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, April 7, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship – Holy Communion
Sermon: God Has an App For That – Turn Stress to Joy
Scripture: James 1: 1-12
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship
Sermon: God Has an App For That – Overcome Temptation
Scripture: James 1: 13-27
Jack Johnson, preaching

Sunday, April 21, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship
Sermon: God Has an App For That: Break Down the Walls That Divide
Scripture: James 2: 1-12
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 9:30 and 11 am Worship
Sermon: God Has an App For That: Resuscitate a Dying Faith
Scripture: James 2: 14-26
Don Brash, preaching

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship – Holy Communion
Sermon: Mosaic – When God uses all the pieces – Our Rejection
Scripture: Matthew 9: 10-13, 27: 27-31
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, March 10, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship
Sermon: Mosaic – When God uses all the pieces – Our Responsibilities
Scripture: John 14: 1-14
Jeremy Armiger, preaching

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship
Sermon: Mosaic – When God uses all the pieces – Our Resources
Scripture: 2 Kings 4: 1-7, Matthew 27: 57-61
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship – Palm Sunday
Sermon: The Power of Sacrifice
Scripture: Luke 19: 28-40
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, March 31, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship – Easter Sunday
Sermon: Christ Has Risen—So What?
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 15: 19-26, Luke 24: 1-12
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, February 3, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship – Holy Communion
Sermon: Discipleship By the Sea – Encounter
Scripture: Mark 14: 26-28, 16: 7
Simone Oliver, preaching

Sunday, February 10, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship – Transfiguration Sunday
Sermon: Discipleship By the Sea – Feed
Scripture: John 21: 1-17
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, February 17, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship – First Sunday of Lent
Sermon: Mosaic – When God uses all the pieces – Regret
Scripture: Luke 19: 1-8
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, February 24, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship – Youth Sunday
Sermon: Mosaic – When God uses all the pieces – Our Restlessness
Scripture: Matthew 11: 28-30
Youth, preaching

Sunday, January 6, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship – Epiphany Sunday
Sermon: Searching for God
Scripture: Isaiah 60: 1-6, Matthew 2: 1-12
Jeremy Armiger, preaching

Discipleship By the Sea Sermon Series

 Sunday, January 13, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship
Sermon: Discipleship By the Sea – Call
Scripture: Mark 1: 1-20
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

 Sunday, January 20, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship
Sermon: Discipleship By the Sea – Invite
Scripture: Mark 2: 13-17
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, January 27, 2013, 9:30 and 11am Worship
Sermon: Discipleship By the Sea – Heal
Scripture: Jeremiah 8:22- 9:1, Mark 3: 7-12
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

2012

Songs of the Season Sermon Series

Sunday, December 2, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship 
Sermon: “Songs of the season: O come, O come, Emmanuel”
Scripture: Psalm 137
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, December 9, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship 
Sermon: “Songs of the season: O Little Town of Bethlehem”
Scripture: Psalm 46, Luke 2: 1-5
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, December 16, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship 
Sermon: “Songs of the season: In the Bleak Midwinter”
Scripture: Isaiah 62: 6-12, Luke 2: 8-20
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, December 23, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship 
Sermon: “Songs of the season: Joy to the World”
Scripture: Psalm 98, Isaiah 49: 5-7, Philippians 2: 6-11
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, December 30, 2012, 10:00 am Worship 
Sermon: “Clothe Yourself with …”
Scripture: Colossians 3:12-17, Luke 2: 41-52
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, November 4, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship – All Saints Sunday
Sermon:”Safe in the Storm”
Scripture: Revelation 21:1-6
Simone Oliver, preaching

Every Hand and Heart Sermon Series

Sunday, November 11, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship – Veterans Day
Sermon: “Every Hand and Heart:”
Scripture: Exodus 35:30-36, Romans 12:1-8
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, November 18, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship – Brown Bag Sunday
Sermon: “Every Hand and Heart:”
Scripture: Matthew 25:14-29, 1 Corinthians 12:4-7
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, November 25, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship – Christ the King Sunday
Sermon: “Every Hand and Heart:”
Scripture: John 18:33-37
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

The Four Doors Sermon Series

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship – World Communion Day
Sermon: “The Four Doors: The Critical Importance of Growth”
Scripture: 2 Peter 3:1-18
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship – Laity Sunday
Sermon: “The Four Doors: Serve – The Greatest of All Joys”
Scripture: 1 Peter 4:8-11
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, October 21, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship
Sermon: “The Four Doors: Give – The Most Powerful Passage of Scripture”
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:6-7
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship – Commitment Sunday
Sermon: “The Four Doors: Committing to Live in Covenant”
Scripture: Genesis 9:8-17
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, September 2, 2012, 10:00 am
Sermon: “With All Your Mind”
Communion, Blessing of Backpacks
Scripture: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9, Matthew 22:34-40
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, September 9, 2012, 9:30 am Rally Day
11:00 Worship
Sermon: “Borning Cry”
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Food For Thought Sermon Series

Sunday, September 16, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship
Sermon: “Food for Thought”
Scripture: Amos 8:4-7, Luke 16:19-31
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship
Sermon: “Food for Thought”
Scripture: Matthew 14:13-21
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship
Sermon: “The Four Doors: The True Essence of Worship”
Scripture: Luke 10:25-37
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

The Four Gospel Writers and their Themes

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Luke”
Scripture: Luke 12:22-34
Greg Woods, Summer Seminary Intern, preaching

Sunday, August 12, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Matthew”
Scripture: Matthew 10:1-42
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, August 19, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Mark”
Scripture: Mark 5:21-43
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, August 26, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “John”
Scripture: John 1:14, John 20:30-31
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Can You Hear Me Now?

Sunday, July 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Can You Hear Me Now? The Ministry of the Deacon”
Susan Victor, Deacon, preaching

Sunday, July 22, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Can You Hear Me Now? The Ministry of the Elder”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, July 29, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Can You Hear Me Now? The Ministry of All Believers”
Cindy Gordon, Lay Speaker, preaching

The Appalachian Service Project Mission Trip

Sunday, July 8, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Appalachian Service Project Worship Service
Celebrating the return of our Team.

Majoring in the Minors Sermon Series

Sunday, June 3, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Majoring in the Minors – Hosea”
Scripture: Hosea 2:16-20
Anna Gillette, preaching

Sunday, June 10, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Majoring in the Minors – Amos”
Greg Woods, preaching

Sunday, June 17, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Majoring in the Minors – Micah”
Scripture: Micah 6:1-8
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, June 24, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Majoring in the Minors – Habakkuk”
Scripture: Hosea 2:16-20
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, July 1, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Neighborly Love”
Scripture: Joshua 1:3-6
Greg Woods, Summer Seminary Intern, preaching

Nets and Fishes

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Cast Your Nets into Deep Waters”
Scripture: Luke 5:1-11
Anna Gillette, preaching

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Fishing for People”
Scripture: Matthew 4:12-13; 17-22
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Saturday, May 26, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Parable of the Nets and Fish”
Scripture: Matthew 13:47-50
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, June 2, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Jesus Feeds the 5,000”
Scripture: Matthew 14:13-21
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, June 9, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Gone Fishin”
Scripture: John 21:1-13
Trey Gillette, preaching

Sunday, May 13, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Youth Musical 
“Children of Eden”

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Confirmation Sunday
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, May 27, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Heritage Sunday
Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:1-5, 2 Timothy 1:3-14
Trey Gillette, preaching

 

Anxiety Sermon Series

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Anxiety of Loss?”
Scripture: Psalm 23
Anna Gillette, preaching

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Anxiety Over Money”
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-34
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, April 28, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Anxiety of Choosing?”
Scripture: Acts 1:15-17; 21-26
Catherine Williams, preaching

Saturday, May 5, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Anxiety of Failure”
Scripture: Acts 16:25-34
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Anxiety Sermon Series

Sunday, April 15, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Anxiety of Loss”
Scripture: Psalm 23
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, April 22, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Anxiety Over Money”
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-34
Marcia Lincoln-Heinz, preaching

Sunday, April 29, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Anxiety of Choosing”
Scripture: Acts 1:15-17; 21-26
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, May 6, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Anxiety of Failure”
Scripture: Acts 16:25-34
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Saturday Evening Worship Gatherings

Saturday, February 11, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon:  “True Love, Extravagant Love”
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, February 18, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, February 25, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “What is Temptation? How Can I Avoid It?”
Scripture: Matthew 4:1-11
Anna Gillette, preaching

The Courage To Question Sermon Series

Saturday, March 3, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: Courage To Question:
“What Does it Mean to be Born Again?”
Scripture: John 19:25-27
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Saturday, March 10, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: Courage To Question:
“Can I Be Angry With God?”
Scripture:
Anna Gillette, preaching

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
“Red Letter Edition”
A one-man play by Scott Langdon

Saturday, March 24, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: Courage To Question:
“Do Miracles Happen Today?”
Scripture: John 9:1-41
Anna Gillette, preaching

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: Courage to Question:
Did Jesus Have to Die?”
Scripture: Matthew 27:11-54
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, April 7th, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Holy Saturday Vesper Service, Chapel

The Lenten Journey towards Easter Has Begun!

 

Mid-Week Lenten Services at Noon in the Chapel.

This year our focus for these worship experiences is “Psalms for the Rhythms of Life.” The service is followed by a light lunch. Please enter the church using the front door facing Nassau Street. We invite you to join us as we explore these themes found in the Psalms:
March 20th — Anger and Lament
March 27th — Praise and Thanksgiving
April 3rd — Reflection and Anticipation

These are just some of the topics that the Psalms address!  We will enjoy lunch and fellowship following worship.

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Youth Sunday and Boy Scout Sunday
Sermon: “Sticking With God in Good Times and Bad”

Sunday, February 19, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Transfiguration Sunday
Scripture:  Mark 9:2-8
Sermon: “Where is the Promised Land?”
Rafael Bautista, preaching

Final Words From the Cross Sermon Series

Sunday, February 26, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Final Words From the Cross,
Father Forgive Them…”
Scripture: Luke 23:26, 33-34a
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Final Words From the Cross,
Behold Your Son”
Scripture: John 19:25-27
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, March 11, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Final Words From the Cross,
My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?”
Scripture: Mark 15:29-36
Trey Gillette, preaching

Sunday, March 18, 2012, 10:00 a.m. (ONE SERVICE)
Sermon: “Final Words From the Cross,
Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise”
Scripture: Luke 23:32, 39-43
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Final Words From the Cross, I Thirst”
Scripture: John 19:28-29
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
 Palm/Passion Sunday
Sermon: “Final Words From the Cross,
Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit”
Scripture: Luke 24:13-48
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, April 8, 2012, 6:30, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Easter Sunday
Sermon: “On The Road to Emmaus”
Scripture: John 19:30a & Luke 23:44-47
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Seeing Grey in a World of Black and White Sermon Series

Saturday, January 7, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Where Faith and Politics Meet”
Scripture: Luke 4:16-21
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, January 14, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Spiritual Maturity and Seeing Grey”
Scripture: Matthew 18:1-5; 1 Corinthians 13:1-3
Anna Gillette, preaching

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Seeing Gray in a World of Black & White:
What Would Jesus Say to America?”
Scripture: Jeremiah 9:24b; 22:3-5, Luke 12:48b
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Saturday, January 28, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “How Should We Live? The Ethics of Jesus”
Scripture: Luke 10:25-37
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, February 4, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Christ, Christians and the Culture Wars”
Scripture: 1 Peter 2:11-12; 16-17
Donald Brash, preaching

Sunday, January 8, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Where Faith and Politics Meet”
Scripture: Luke 4:16-21
Trey Gillette, preaching

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Spiritual Maturity and Seeing Gray”
Scripture: Matthew 18:1-5; 1 Corinthians 13:1-3
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, January 22, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White:
What Would Jesus Say To America?”
Scripture: Jeremiah 9:24b; 22:3-5, Luke 12:48b
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, January 29, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “How Should We Live? The Ethics of Jesus”
Scripture: Luke 10:25-37
Luke Powery, preaching

Sunday, February 5, 2012, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Christ, Christians and the Culture Wars”
Scripture: 1 Peter 2:11-12; 16-17
Donald Brash, preaching

2011

The Journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem

Saturday, November 26, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “The Journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem:
The Annunciation”
Scripture: Luke 1:26-28
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, December 3, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Joseph of Nazareth”
Scripture: Matthew 1:18-24
Grey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, December 10, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Mary’s Visit to Elizabeth”
Scripture: Luke 1:39-56
Anna Gillette, preaching

Saturday, December 17, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “From Nazareth to Bethlehem”
Scripture: Luke 2:1-7
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Saturday, December 24, 2011, 6:00 p.m.
Sermon: “How Far is it to Bethlehem?”
A Children’s and Family Candlelight Service
Scripture: Luke 2:8-20

Saturday, December 24, 2011, 8:00 p.m.
A Service of Lessons and Carols
And Candlelight
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

The Journey From Nazareth to Bethlehem

Sunday, November 27, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “The Journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem:
The Annunciation”
Scripture: Luke 1:26-28
Marcia Lincoln-Heinz, preaching

Sunday, December 4, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Holy Communion
Sermon: “Joseph of Nazareth”
Scripture: Matthew 1:18-24
Rafael Bautista, preaching

Sunday, December 11, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Mary’s Visit to Elizabeth”
Scripture: Luke 1:39-56
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “From Nazareth to Bethlehem”
Scripture: Luke 2:1-7
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, December 25, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “A Conversation with Santa”
Trey Gillette, as Santa

Sunday, January 1, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Born to Give Us second Birth”
Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Spiritual Gifts Unwrapped Sermon Series

Saturday, November 5, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Spiritual Gifts Unwrapped: Discovering”
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:1-12
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Spiritual Gifts Unwrapped: Developing”
Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Spiritual Gifts Unwrapped: Utilizing”
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:12-30
Trey Gillette, preaching

Spiritual Gifts Unwrapped Sermon Series

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Spiritual Gifts Unwrapped: Discovering”
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:1-12
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, November 13, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Spiritual Gifts Unwrapped: Developing”
Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12
Trey Gillette, preaching

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Spiritual Gifts Unwrapped: Utilizing”
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:12-30
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Saturday, September 17, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “All Are Welcome Here”

Saturday, September 24, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Stranger In a Strange Land”

Saturday, October 1, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “Adapting and Adjusting”
Scripture: Genesis 37:23-26 and 39:1-6
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, October 8, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “The Church Gathers”
Scripture: Psalm 100
Anna Gillette, preaching

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “To Hear and To Reflect”
Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:4-9
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Saturday, October 22, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “To Respond in Faith”
Scripture: James 2:14-17
Trey Gillette, preaching

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Sermon: “And Scatters to be in the World”
Scripture: Philippians 4:4-9
Anna Gillette, preaching

Sunday Sermon Series on Extravagant Generosity

Sunday, October 9, 2011 – 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “EKG – Ministry Flows from the Heart”
Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, October 16, 2011 – 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Laity Sunday
Sermon: “The Art of Love: Relationships are a Matter of the Heart”
Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16
Cindy Gordon, preaching

Sunday, October 23, 2011 – 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Bucket Lists: Vision and Hope Are Inspirations of the Heart”
Scripture: Matthew 6:33
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, October 30, 2011 – 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Declaration of Your Heart: Extravagant Generosity is an Expression of Your Heart”
Scripture: Matthew 6:33
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, September 11, 2011
9:30 a.m. Rally Day – Church School Focus
11:00 a.m. Worship
Sermon: “Remembering 9/11 — 10 Years Later”
Scripture: Psalm 46
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, September 18, 2011 – 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “But That’s Not Fair!”
Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16
Susan Victor, preaching

Sunday, September 25, 2011 – 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Saying No…to God?”
Scripture: Matthew 21:23-32
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 – 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Holy Communion-World Communion Sunday
Sermon: “Costly Communion”
Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-16
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, July 3, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Holy Communion — Offering for Pastor’s Discretionary Fund
Sermon: “Is the Yoke Easy?”
Tyler MacDonald, preaching

Sunday, July 10, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
ASP Service

All in the Family Sermon Series

Sunday, July 17, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “All in the Family: From the Beginning”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, July 24, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “All in the Family: Blended Families”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “All in the Family: Domestic Violence”
Susan Victor, preaching

Sunday, August 7, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Holy Communion — Offering for Housing Initiatives of Princeton
Sermon: “All in the Family: Sibling Rivalry”
Donald Brash, preaching

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “All in the Family: Singles”
Tyler MacDonald, preaching

Sunday, August 21, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “All in the Family: Multicultural Families”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, August 28, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Church was cancelled due to Hurricane Irene
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching, Worship at Home Guide “Amidst The Storms of Life.”

Sunday, September 4, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “All in the Family: The Family of Faith”
Scripture: John 20:19-29
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Change the World Sermon Series

Sunday, May 29, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Change the World: As Servants of Christ”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, June 5, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Holy Communion — Offering for Peace with Justice
Sermon: “Change the World: With Your Presence”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, June 12, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Day of Pentecost
Sermon: “Change the World: With Your Gifts
Rev. Varlyna Wright, preaching

Sunday, June 19, 2011, 10:00 a.m. (Summer Schedule begins)
Trinity Sunday – Father’s Day
Sermon: “Change the World: With Your Service”
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, June 26, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Change the World: With Your Witness”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Good News On Broadway Sermon Series

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Offering for Native American Ministries

Sermon: “Good News on Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof —
God – Ever-constant, Ever-changing, Ever-present”
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, May 15, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Sermon: “Good News on Broadway: The Lion King — The story of Redemption”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, May 9, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Good News on Broadway:
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat
Youth Musical

Sunday, May 1, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Holy Communion — Imagine No Malaria
Sermon: “Good News on Broadway: Les Miserables — Ridculousness”
Trey Gillette, preaching

Face to Face With Jesus Sermon Series

Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011,
6:00 a.m. — Easter Sunrise Service
followed by continental breakfast
9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Face to Face With Jesus: Mary”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Friday, April 22nd
Good Friday, 12 noon, Sanctuary
Good Friday Concert, 7:30 p.m.
John Rutter’s Requiem

Thursday, April 21st, 7:30 p.m.
Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Passion/Palm Sunday

Sermon: “Face to Face With Jesus: Simon of Cyrene”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, April 10, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Face to Face With Jesus: Lazarus”
Cathie Capp, preaching

Sunday, April 3, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Holy Communion — One Great Hour of Sharing
Sermon: “Face to Face With Jesus: the Man Born Blind”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, March 27, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Face to Face With Jesus: the Samaritan Woman”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, March 20, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Face to Face With Jesus: Nicodemus”
Catherine Williams, preaching

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Face to Face With Jesus: Satan”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

What United Methodists Believe Sermon Series

Sunday, March 6, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Holy Communion
Offering for HomeFront
Sermon: “Church as Community”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, February 27, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “What United Methodists Believe About Ministry to Those in Prison”
Anna Gillette, preaching

Sunday, February 20, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “What United Methodists Believe About Modern Day Slavery”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Boy Scout Sunday
Sermon: “What United Methodists Believe About Ministry to the Poor”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

From The Outside In Sermon Series

Sunday, February 6, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Holy Communion

Offering for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
Sermon: “When Christians Get it Right”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, January 30, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Youth Sunday

Sermon: “From the Outside — In:
A Look at the Church from the Outside: Judgmental”

Sunday, January 23, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “From the Outside — In:
A Look at the Church from the Outside: Is The Church Relevant?”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, January 16, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “From the Outside — In:
A Look at the Church from the Outside:
The Church’s Presence in Social Issues”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, January 9, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “From the Outside — In:
A Look at the Church from the Outside: Hypocritical”
Trey Gillette, preaching

Advent and Christmas Worship Services/Sermons

Sunday, January 2, 2011, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Epiphany Sunday/Holy Communion

Offering: Human Relations Day
Sermon: “Jesus Revealed”
Rev. Anna Gillette, preaching

2010

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 10:00 a.m.
(Please note: one worship service)
Wesley Convenant Service
Sermon: “Aftermath or Afterglow?”
Catherine Williams, preaching

Friday, December 24 — Christmas Eve Candlelight Services
6 p.m. Family Christmas Eve Service
8:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Service

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 7:30  p.m.
Longest Night Service

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Jesus, Our Light in a Dark World”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Jesus,’ Light Energizes”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Holy Communion
Offering: United Methodist Student Day
Sermon: “Overcoming Darkness”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, November 28, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Let Us Walk in the Light of the Lord”
Cathie Capp, preaching

Finding Strength to Persevere Sermon Series

Sunday, November 21, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Finding Strength to Persevere Through Unemployment”
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, November 14, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Finding Strength to Persevere Through Illness”
Rev. Donald Brash, preaching

Sunday, November 7, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Communion Sunday

Communion Offering: Camden Neighborhood Center
(Please make checks payable to PUMC)
Sermon: “Finding Strength to Persevere Through Grief”
Scripture: Psalm 13, 2 Samuel 12:15-23; Matthew 5:4
Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Enough Sermon Series

Sunday, October 31, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Commitment Sunday – Pledges to the Enough Campaign will be received.
Sermon: “Defined by Generosity”
Jana Purkis-Brash, preaching

Sunday, October 24, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Cultivating Contentment”
Anna Gillette, preaching

Sunday, October 17, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Laity Sunday

Sermon: “Wisdom and Finance”
Jeff Ransom, preaching
Click here to download and read the pdf version of this sermon.

Sunday, October 10, 2010, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sermon: “When Dreams Become Nightmares”
Trey Gillette, preaching