Sermons

August 30, 2020

“What Was Your Name Again?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Romans 12:9-21 & Exodus 3:1-15

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August 23, 2020

“When Your Baby is in Danger”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Romans 12:1-8  & Exodus 1:8–2:10

Text / Video

August 16, 2020

“Things We Do To Heal”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Psalm 133 & Genesis 45:1-15

Text / Video

August 9, 2020

“Some Things We Regret”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Matthew 14:22-33 & Genesis 37:1-28

Text / Video

August 2, 2020

“That was Close!”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Matthew 14:13-21 & Genesis 32:22-31

Text / Video

July 26, 2020

“What Thinks do you Think You Can Think?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Psalm 100 & Philippians 4:1-9

Text / Video

July 19, 2020

“Status? What Status?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Psalm 19:1-2, 7-14 & Philippians 3:4b-14

Text / Video

July 12, 2020

“Go Low, Go High”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Isaiah 42:5-9 & Philippians 2:1-13

Text / Video

July 5, 2020

“Who Goes First?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Psalm 145:1-8 & Philippians 1:3-11

Text / Video

June 28, 2020

“What Goes Around Comes Around”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Joel 2:21-27 & Matthew 7:7-12

Text / Video

June 21, 2020

“More Than They Ask For”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 & Matthew 5:38-48

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June 14, 2020

“I Really Want that Cheeseburger”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Matthew 5:1-12 & Romans 14:13-22

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June 7, 2020

“You’re the Greatest!”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Trinity Sunday
Scripture used: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-14, 33-37 & Luke 10: 25-37

Text / Video

May 31, 2020

“When God Throws a Party”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Day of Pentecost
Scripture used: Numbers 11:24-30 & Acts 2:1-21

Text / Video

May 24, 2020

“He Opened Their Eyes”
by the Rev. Landon Whitsitt/Parish Associate

Ascension Sunday
Scripture used: Ephesians 1:15-23 & Luke 24:44-53

Text / Video

May 17, 2020

“You’re In!”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Sixth Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: John 15:9-17 & Acts 10:34-48

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May 10, 2020

“Join the Club that Would Have You as a Member?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fifth Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: Psalm 31:1-5, 10-16 & John 14:1-14

Text / Video

May 3, 2020

“You Wanna Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fourth Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: Acts 2:41-47 & John 10:1-18

Text / Video

April 26, 2020

“Passion and Compassion”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Third Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: Acts 2:14a, 36-41 & Luke 24:13-35

Text / Video

April 19, 2020

“What’s it Gonna Take?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Second Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: 1 Peter 1:3-9  & John 20:19-31

Text / Video

April 12, 2020

“Fear and Great Joy”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Easter Sunday
Scripture used: Acts 10:34-43  & Matthew 28:1-10

Text / Video

April 5, 2020

“Steadfast Love on Parade”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Palm Sunday / Passion Sunday
Scripture used: Psalm 118 1-2, 19-29  & Matthew 21:1-11

Text / Video

March 29, 2020

“Courage for Lent: Waiting in the Valley”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fifth Sunday of Lent
Scripture used: Psalm 130 & Ezekiel 37:1-14

Text / Video

March 22, 2020

“Courage for Lent: The One with Heart”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fourth Sunday of Lent
Scripture used: John 9:1-12 & 1 Samuel 16:1-13

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March 15, 2020

“Courage for Lent: When You’re Dying of Thirst”
by the Rev. Brian Ellison


Third Sunday of Lent
Scripture used: Exodus 17:1-7 & John 4:5-42

Text / Video

March 8, 2020

“Courage for Lent: To Be A Blessing”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Second Sunday of Lent

Scripture used: Genesis 12:1-4a & John 3:1-17

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March 1, 2020

“Courage for Lent: About that Quarantine”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

First Sunday of Lent

Scripture used: Romans 10:8b-13 & Matthew 4:1-11

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February 23, 2020

“Liminal Spaces”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Transfiguration of the Lord

Scripture used: Exodus 24:12-18 & Matthew 17:1-9

Text / Video

February 16, 2020

“Neighbors and Enemies”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Scripture used: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18
1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 & Matthew 5:38-48 

Text / Video

February 9, 2020

“Parched Places and Strong Bones”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Scripture used: Matthew 5:13-20 & Isaiah 58:1-12

Text / Video

February 2, 2020

“Super-Duper”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

 

Scripture used: Micah 6:1-8 & Matthew 5:1-12

Text / Video

January 26, 2020

“A Foolish Message”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Matthew 4:12-23 & 1 Corinthians 1:10-18

Text / Video

January 19, 2020

“What Are We Looking For?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 49:1-7 & John 1:29-42

Text / Video

January 12, 2020

“Calling”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 42:1-9 & Matthew 3:11-17

Text / Video

January 5, 2020

“Lift Up Your Eyes and Look Around”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 60:1-6 & Matthew 2:1-12

Text / Video

December 29, 2019

“The Shadow Side of Christmas”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 63:7-9 & Matthew 2:13-23

Text / Video

December 15, 2019

“Don’t Take Offense”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 35:1-10 & Matthew 11:2-11

Text / Video

December 8, 2019

“Mr. Nice Guy”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 11:1-10 & Matthew 3:1-12

Text / Video

December 1, 2019

“Anticipation”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

   

Scripture used: Matthew 24:36-44 & Isaiah 2:1-5

Text / Video

November 24, 2019

“Be Thou My Vision: Heart of My Heart”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Psalm 100 & Matthew 6:19-21, 7:7-12

Text / Video

November 17, 2019

“Be Thou My Vision: Thou, My Inheritance”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: 2 Corinthians 9:6-12 & Matthew 6:19-21, 7:7-12

Text / Video

November 10, 2019

“Be Thou My Vision: I Ever With Thee”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Romans 8:28-39 & Psalm 139:1-18

Text / Video

November 3, 2019

“Be Thou My Vision: Thy Presence My Light”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: John 14:15-17, 25-27 & I Corinthians 1:18-31

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October 27, 2019

“God’s Good Treasure: A Meaningful Life”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Luke 18:9-14 & 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18

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October 20, 2019

“God’s Good Treasure: God -Breathed Scripture”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Genesis 32:22-31 & 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5

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October 13, 2019

“God’s Good Treasure: The Word, Unchained” 
by the Rev. Chad Herring /Pastor

Scripture used: Luke 17: 11-19 &  2 Timothy 2:8-15

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October 6, 2019

“God’s Good Treasure: The Gift Within You” 
by the Rev. Chad Herring /Pastor

Scripture used: John 6:25-38 & 2 Timothy 1:1-14

Text / Video

September 29, 2019

“No Insignificant Question:
The Whole Armor of God; Let All You Do be Done in Love”
by the Rev. Chad Herring /Pastor

Scripture used: 1 Corinthians 16:5-14 & Ephesians 6:10-20

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 September 22, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: The Church’s Stand in this Political Climate”
by the Rev. Chad Herring /Pastor

Scripture used: Matthew 4:12-17 & Luke 19:28-40

TextVideo

September 15, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: Finding Peace”
by Michelle Phillips / Director of Ed. & Congregational Ministries

Scripture used Philippians 4:4-9 & John 16:29-22

Video

September 8, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: Privilege and the Gospel”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Matthew 20:20-28 & Philippians 2:1-11.

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September 1, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: The Gospel and Pets”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Genesis 1:1-2, 20-28, 31a & Matthew 6:25-34.

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August 25, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: Is it Okay to be Angry at God?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Genesis 32:22-31 & Jonah 3:1-5, 10, 4:1-3, 6.

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August 18, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: How Do We Know God is There?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Romans 8:26-27, 35, 37-39 & Psalm 22:1-11, 22-24.

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August 11, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: What is up with the Book of Revelation?”
by Rev. Landon Whitsitt / Parish Associate

Scripture used: Genesis 2:4b-9 & Revelation 22:1-5.

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August 4, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: Are we doing God’s Will?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Matthew 26:16-20 & Romans 12:1-18.

Text / Video

July 28, 2019

“Elements of Worship: Sent Bearing Blessing”
by Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture Used: Luke 9:1-10 and 2 Corinthians 4:1-2, 5-15

Text / Video

 

August 30, 2020

“What Was Your Name Again?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Romans 12:9-21 & Exodus 3:1-15

Text / Video

August 23, 2020

“When Your Baby is in Danger”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Romans 12:1-8  & Exodus 1:8–2:10

Text / Video

August 16, 2020

“Things We Do To Heal”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Psalm 133 & Genesis 45:1-15

Text / Video

August 9, 2020

“Some Things We Regret”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Matthew 14:22-33 & Genesis 37:1-28

Text / Video

August 2, 2020

“That was Close!”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Matthew 14:13-21 & Genesis 32:22-31

Text / Video

July 26, 2020

“What Thinks do you Think You Can Think?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Psalm 100 & Philippians 4:1-9

Text / Video

July 19, 2020

“Status? What Status?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Psalm 19:1-2, 7-14 & Philippians 3:4b-14

Text / Video

July 12, 2020

“Go Low, Go High”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Isaiah 42:5-9 & Philippians 2:1-13

Text / Video

July 5, 2020

“Who Goes First?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Psalm 145:1-8 & Philippians 1:3-11

Text / Video

June 28, 2020

“What Goes Around Comes Around”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Joel 2:21-27 & Matthew 7:7-12

Text / Video

June 21, 2020

“More Than They Ask For”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 & Matthew 5:38-48

Text / Video

June 14, 2020

“I Really Want that Cheeseburger”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
Scripture used: Matthew 5:1-12 & Romans 14:13-22

Text / Video

June 7, 2020

“You’re the Greatest!”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Trinity Sunday
Scripture used: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-14, 33-37 & Luke 10: 25-37

Text / Video

May 31, 2020

“When God Throws a Party”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Day of Pentecost
Scripture used: Numbers 11:24-30 & Acts 2:1-21

Text / Video

May 24, 2020

“He Opened Their Eyes”
by the Rev. Landon Whitsitt/Parish Associate

Ascension Sunday
Scripture used: Ephesians 1:15-23 & Luke 24:44-53

Text / Video

May 17, 2020

“You’re In!”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Sixth Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: John 15:9-17 & Acts 10:34-48

Text / Video

May 10, 2020

“Join the Club that Would Have You as a Member?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fifth Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: Psalm 31:1-5, 10-16 & John 14:1-14

Text / Video

May 3, 2020

“You Wanna Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fourth Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: Acts 2:41-47 & John 10:1-18

Text / Video

April 26, 2020

“Passion and Compassion”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Third Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: Acts 2:14a, 36-41 & Luke 24:13-35

Text / Video

April 19, 2020

“What’s it Gonna Take?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Second Sunday of Easter
Scripture used: 1 Peter 1:3-9  & John 20:19-31

Text / Video

April 12, 2020

“Fear and Great Joy”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Easter Sunday
Scripture used: Acts 10:34-43  & Matthew 28:1-10

Text / Video

April 5, 2020

“Steadfast Love on Parade”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Palm Sunday / Passion Sunday
Scripture used: Psalm 118 1-2, 19-29  & Matthew 21:1-11

Text / Video

March 29, 2020

“Courage for Lent: Waiting in the Valley”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fifth Sunday of Lent
Scripture used: Psalm 130 & Ezekiel 37:1-14

Text / Video

March 22, 2020

“Courage for Lent: The One with Heart”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fourth Sunday of Lent
Scripture used: John 9:1-12 & 1 Samuel 16:1-13

Text / Video

March 15, 2020

“Courage for Lent: When You’re Dying of Thirst”
by the Rev. Brian Ellison


Third Sunday of Lent
Scripture used: Exodus 17:1-7 & John 4:5-42

Text / Video

March 8, 2020

“Courage for Lent: To Be A Blessing”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Second Sunday of Lent

Scripture used: Genesis 12:1-4a & John 3:1-17

Text / Video

March 1, 2020

“Courage for Lent: About that Quarantine”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

First Sunday of Lent

Scripture used: Romans 10:8b-13 & Matthew 4:1-11

Text / Video

February 23, 2020

“Liminal Spaces”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Transfiguration of the Lord

Scripture used: Exodus 24:12-18 & Matthew 17:1-9

Text / Video

February 16, 2020

“Neighbors and Enemies”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Scripture used: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18
1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 & Matthew 5:38-48 

Text / Video

February 9, 2020

“Parched Places and Strong Bones”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Scripture used: Matthew 5:13-20 & Isaiah 58:1-12

Text / Video

February 2, 2020

“Super-Duper”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

 

Scripture used: Micah 6:1-8 & Matthew 5:1-12

Text / Video

January 26, 2020

“A Foolish Message”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Matthew 4:12-23 & 1 Corinthians 1:10-18

Text / Video

January 19, 2020

“What Are We Looking For?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 49:1-7 & John 1:29-42

Text / Video

January 12, 2020

“Calling”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 42:1-9 & Matthew 3:11-17

Text / Video

January 5, 2020

“Lift Up Your Eyes and Look Around”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 60:1-6 & Matthew 2:1-12

Text / Video

December 29, 2019

“The Shadow Side of Christmas”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 63:7-9 & Matthew 2:13-23

Text / Video

December 15, 2019

“Don’t Take Offense”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 35:1-10 & Matthew 11:2-11

Text / Video

December 8, 2019

“Mr. Nice Guy”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Isaiah 11:1-10 & Matthew 3:1-12

Text / Video

December 1, 2019

“Anticipation”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

   

Scripture used: Matthew 24:36-44 & Isaiah 2:1-5

Text / Video

November 24, 2019

“Be Thou My Vision: Heart of My Heart”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Psalm 100 & Matthew 6:19-21, 7:7-12

Text / Video

November 17, 2019

“Be Thou My Vision: Thou, My Inheritance”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: 2 Corinthians 9:6-12 & Matthew 6:19-21, 7:7-12

Text / Video

November 10, 2019

“Be Thou My Vision: I Ever With Thee”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Romans 8:28-39 & Psalm 139:1-18

Text / Video

November 3, 2019

“Be Thou My Vision: Thy Presence My Light”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: John 14:15-17, 25-27 & I Corinthians 1:18-31

Text / Video

October 27, 2019

“God’s Good Treasure: A Meaningful Life”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Luke 18:9-14 & 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18

Text / Video

October 20, 2019

“God’s Good Treasure: God -Breathed Scripture”
by the Rev. Chad Herring/Pastor

Scripture used: Genesis 32:22-31 & 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5

Text / Video

October 13, 2019

“God’s Good Treasure: The Word, Unchained” 
by the Rev. Chad Herring /Pastor

Scripture used: Luke 17: 11-19 &  2 Timothy 2:8-15

Text / Video

October 6, 2019

“God’s Good Treasure: The Gift Within You” 
by the Rev. Chad Herring /Pastor

Scripture used: John 6:25-38 & 2 Timothy 1:1-14

Text / Video

September 29, 2019

“No Insignificant Question:
The Whole Armor of God; Let All You Do be Done in Love”
by the Rev. Chad Herring /Pastor

Scripture used: 1 Corinthians 16:5-14 & Ephesians 6:10-20

TextVideo

 September 22, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: The Church’s Stand in this Political Climate”
by the Rev. Chad Herring /Pastor

Scripture used: Matthew 4:12-17 & Luke 19:28-40

TextVideo

September 15, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: Finding Peace”
by Michelle Phillips / Director of Ed. & Congregational Ministries

Scripture used Philippians 4:4-9 & John 16:29-22

Video

September 8, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: Privilege and the Gospel”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Matthew 20:20-28 & Philippians 2:1-11.

Text / Video

September 1, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: The Gospel and Pets”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Genesis 1:1-2, 20-28, 31a & Matthew 6:25-34.

Text / Video

August 25, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: Is it Okay to be Angry at God?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Genesis 32:22-31 & Jonah 3:1-5, 10, 4:1-3, 6.

Text / Video

August 18, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: How Do We Know God is There?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Romans 8:26-27, 35, 37-39 & Psalm 22:1-11, 22-24.

Text / Video

August 11, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: What is up with the Book of Revelation?”
by Rev. Landon Whitsitt / Parish Associate

Scripture used: Genesis 2:4b-9 & Revelation 22:1-5.

Text / Video

August 4, 2019

“No Insignificant Question: Are we doing God’s Will?”
by the Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture used: Matthew 26:16-20 & Romans 12:1-18.

Text / Video

July 28, 2019

“Elements of Worship: Sent Bearing Blessing”
by Rev. Chad Herring / Pastor

Scripture Used: Luke 9:1-10 and 2 Corinthians 4:1-2, 5-15

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