Sermons

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

 

Recent Sermons

 

Series on Peace

Peace, Part III: Violence in the Old Testament (11/4/18) (Audio) (Written)

Peace, Part II: Spectrum of Christian Views on Violence - Understanding My View, The View of Others
(10/28/18) (Written)

Peace, Part I: Peace as the Creator's Intent -
Created for Violence or Created for Peace
(10/21/18) (Written)

A Servant of All (10/14/18) (Written)

 

Making Disciples Series

Part IV: Living a Purposeful life - Intentional Discipleship (09/30/18) (Audio) (Written)

Part III: Allowing for Gifts of Each - In Dryness and in Plenty (09/23/18) (Audio) (Written)

Part II: A Lifelong Process - A Life of Conversion
(09/16/18) (Audio) (Written)

Part I: What Does Discipleship Mean - Being a Little Christ (09/09/18) (Audio) (Written)

 

Older Sermons

I do Believe, Help my Unbelief (09/02/18) (Audio) (Written)

Group Who Visited Sister Church in Puerto Asis, Columbia (08/19/18) (Audio)

Beyond Security (08/12/18) (Audio) (Written)

And Still We Fail to See (08/05/18) (Audio) (Written)

Unexpected Prophets (7/29/18) (Audio) (Written)

Night of Poetry & Music (with Jessica) (7/27/18) (Audio)

Twelve Baskets Left (7/22/18) (Written) (Audio)

A Sermon on Blessing (7/15/18) (Written) (Audio)

Jesus Rejected (07/08/18) (Written) (Audio)

A River Flowing - Jessica Ice Speaking (07/01/18) (Written)

Conference Minister Katherine Jameson Pitts Speaking (06/24/18) (Audio)

To Love Mercy - Jessica Ice Speaking (06/17/18) (Written)

Who Are My Mothers and Brothers (06/10/18) (Written)

Pentecost - Renewal and Skepticism (06/03/18) (Written) (Audio)

 

Faith In the Midst of Trouble Series

Part V - In the face of trouble – love, hope, & delight (05/27/18) (Written)

Part IV - In the Sea of Change (05/20/18) (Audio)

Part II - A Place of Belonging amid Trouble (05/06/18) (Audio)

Part I - Truth Telling in the Empire (04/29/18) (Written)

 

Renee Johns Speaking (04/15/18) (Audio)

 

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

Don't Be Afraid: Christ Appears - In Remembering, Possibilities (04/08/18) (Written) (Audio)

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)

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

 

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)