Below are many of Pastor Marc's sermons. New sermons are posted often. Check back weekly for the most recent sermons.


Most Recent Sermons

Lent 2018 ~ Don't Be Afraid: Jesus' Journey to the Cross

Easter Sunday - Don't Be Afraid, New Life Comes! -
The Joy and Fear of New Life
(04/01/18) (Written) (Audio)

Palm Sunday - Don't Be Afraid as We Come to Our End -
Into Your Hands I Commend My Spirit (03/25/18) (Written) (Audio)

Lent 5 - Don't Be Afraid as Systems Conspire - Jesus on Trial (03/18/18) (Written) (Audio)

Lent 4 - Don't Be Afraid as our Community is Shaken -
What Brings us to Denial (03/11/18) (Written) (Audio)

Lent 3 - Don't Be Afraid as Violence Looms - No more of this! (03/04/18) (Written) (Audio)

Lent 2 - Don't Be Afraid as Darkness Approaches (02/25/18) (Written) (Audio)


God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit Series

God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, Part V - The Promise of the Spirit (02/11/18) (Written) (Audio)

God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, Part IV - To change our minds (02/04/18) (Written) (Audio)

God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, Part III - Jesus: Beyond Belief (01/28/18) (Written)

God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, Part II - God of History, God of Mystery (01/21/18) (Written) (Audio)

God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, Part I - This is My Name Forever (01/14/18) (Written) (Audio)

For Adult Sunday School - Marlene Kropf's sermon on the Trinity from September 2017 (Written)

Advent 2017 - Let it be!

Epiphany: Let it be declared - The Humble Search of the Magi (01/07/18) (Audio) (Written)

Sunday After Christmas: Let it be New - Guided by the Spirit (12/31/17) (Audio) (Written)

Advent 3: Let it be whole - The Joy & Pain of God’s Favor (12/17/17) (Written) (Audio)

Advent 2: Let it be so - Some Preparation Required (12/10/17) (Written) (Audio)

Advent 1: Let it be - God's Noticeable Absence (12/03/17) (Written) (Audio)


Older Sermons

The Kingdom of God Series

Part IV - Underdressed (11/19/17) (Written) (Audio)

Part III - To serve, not to be served (11/12/17) (Written)

Adult Ed with Nick & Laura Armstrong (11/12/17) (Audio)
- Visitors sharing about how they help local congregations connect with new refugee families

40th Anniversary (11/05/17)

Part II - Bring forth the kingdom of mercy (10/29/17) (Written) (Audio)

Part I - The Kingdom of God Is... (10/22/17) (Written) (Audio)

In Exile - Renee Johns Speaking (10/15/17) (Audio)

Fear & Courage - Jane Shaffer Speaking (09/17/17) (Audio)


The Work of Reconciliation Series

Part VII - Everyday Reconciliation (09/03/17) (Written) (Audio)

Part VI - To Far Gone (08/27/17) (Written)

Part IV - The Stories We Shape and that Shape Us (08/06/17) (Written)

Part III - The Power of Naming (07/30/17) (Written) (Audio)

Part I - Joining in God's Project (07/16/17) (Written)

Love is a Verb (07/09/17) (Written) (Audio)

Jane Shaffer Speaking (7/02/17) (Audio)

Sing to the Lord a New Song - contact Lauresta at for this audio
Janice Burkholder, Russ Buschert, Jonathan Bowman, & Bonnie Dufty Speaking (06/18/17)

The Spirit Breaks In (06/11/17) (Written)

Reflections from the Border - (Audio)
Anne Hausrath, Jenna & Marc Schlegel-Preheim Speaking (06/04/17)

Prayer and Spiritual Practices Series

Part IV: A Rule of Life (05/28/17) (Written)

Part III: You are here, I am here (05/21/17) (Written) (Audio)
Prayer for the Coming Week and Beyond, by Leonard Nolt (Written)

Part II: The Long Arc of Prayer (05/14/17) (Written) (Audio)

Part I: Praying as we are (05/07/17) (Written)

Renee Johns Speaking (04/30/17) (Audio)

Lent 2017

Easter: "Restore Us O God. We Live" - With Fear & Great Joy (04/16/17) (Written) (Audio)

Palm Sunday: "Restore Us O God. We Hope" - Were You There? (04/09/17) (Written)

Lent 5: "Restore Us O God. We Breathe" - Practicing Resurrection (04/02/17) (Written) (Audio)

Lent 4: "Restore Us O God. We See" - Our Eyes Opened (03/26/17) (Written) (Audio)

Lent 3: "Restore Us O God. We Thirst" - And Let All Who Thirst (03/19/17) (Written)

Lent 2: "Restore Us O God. We Wonder" - Born From Above (03/12/17) (Written) (Audio)