Sermons

TitleSubjectDelivered ByDate
The Shelter, Nurture, and Spiritual Fellowship of the Children of GodSermon Series 2/6, The Great Ends of the Church Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
June 10, 2018
10:00 AM
The Proclamation of the Gospel for HumankindSermon Series 1/6, The Great Ends of the Church Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
June 3, 2018
11:00 AM
TRINITY SUNDAYFather, Son, Holy Spirit. To be clear, there is only one God. The three persons, whom we experience through Holy Scriptures, are ways we come to know God as our Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer. Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
May 27, 2018
11:00 AM
The Rattling of BonesThis week's reading from Ezekiel finds him in the valley of dry bones. A desolate place, quiet and still. Until the bones begin to rattle! With the rattling of bones comes hope for life, for a future, for the all powerful God! Do you hear them rattling?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
May 20, 2018
11:00 AM
NourishmentA tree prospers, or is nourished, with water, sunlight and soil. As Sunday is Mother’s Day, what maternal figure in your life has helped nourish your faith? In what ways do you use this to nourish others?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
May 13, 2018
11:00 AM
Psalm 23, God Provides, Protects and Perseveres This message highlights the God providing, protecting and persevering with us. We are called to do no less for the gift God has given us, this wonderful world in which we live... Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
April 22, 2018
11:00 AM
You are witnesses of these things.What do you keep most guarded in your life? How would it feel if Christ were to suddenly appear there today?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
April 15, 2018
11:00 AM
Peace be with youJesus breathing on the disciples saying, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” They are being prepared to be sent out. What do you do when you are preparing to go on a journey? What would it take to prepare you for a journey that Christ sends you on?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
April 8, 2018
11:00 AM
Reading Passion Sunday Mark 14:1-15:47Reading the entire story leading us through Good FridayRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
March 25, 2018
11:00 AM
Saved by the Grace of God or by Our Faith?This week’s texts give us several illustrations to demonstrate God’s goodness toward us. Because of God’s goodness, not our own, we receive salvation. As you experience these texts this week, what does this awareness bring to your life?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
March 11, 2018
11:00 AM
Clear the way and welcome the oppressed!We claim the Ten Commandments as part of our faith tradition, can you name them? How many are about our relationship with God? With each other? And why would Jesus cause such trouble at the temple? Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
March 4, 2018
11:00 AM
Our Fears Limit Our FaithThis week’s lesson comes to us with a call to faith. God wills Abram to faith and Christ calls his followers to faith. From where did your faith first get sparked? Or recently get reignited? As we approach Sunday consider how you best nurture faith.Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
February 25, 2018
11:00 AM
What do I say after yet another school shooting!?“When the Spirit drove him into the wilderness, he did not seek a way out. The Beloved Son accepted the company God gave him in the desert—Satan, wild animals, ministering angels—with no drama of preferring one to the other." ---Barbara Brown TaylorRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
February 18, 2018
11:00 AM
Grieving Like Elisha, often, we are confronted with situations which are beyond our control. Elisha immediately begins to mourn, which is an appropriate response. Grieving when God’s reality and our reality does not align is perfectly normal. Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
February 11, 2018
11:00 AM
AuthorityThis week’s texts challenge us to revere God! Is it possible to truly revere God in today’s society? In today’s church?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
January 28, 2018
11:00 AM
Leave the boats and netsFolowing Christ means reimagining prioritiesRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
January 21, 2018
11:00 AM
Speak for your servant is listening.We must discern between our will and God's will. It is God's will that leads us toward a true calling.Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
January 14, 2018
11:00 AM
Nothing from nothingNow John was clothed with camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
January 7, 2018
Prepare the Way!Who prepared the way for you? What are you doing now that you're here? For whom are you preparing the way? ...little voice in the balcony said UH-OH! <3Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
December 10, 2017
11:00 AM
Hurry up and wait1 Corinthians 1:9 God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. God is faithful in all ways because of the fellowship God has called us to in Christ. What is your response to this news? Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
December 3, 2017
11:00 AM
Children of the lightWe are called 'children of the light' meaning that others would see faith, love and hope in us as we encourage and build up one another. Does this describe how others see you?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
November 19, 2017
11:00 AM
How did we get here?This week Joshua is warning that our God is a jealous God. Can you think of one thing at the top of your list today that would spark God's jealousy? What can you do about that?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
November 12, 2017
11:00 AM
They do not practice what they teach... do we?Learning begins in humilityRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
November 5, 2017
11:00 AM
God made usWhen you're stressed, keep your faith simpleRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
October 29, 2017
11:00 AM
Unlikely alliesIdolatry can divide the heartRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
October 22, 2017
11:00 AM
Aaron messed up!We are called to conform to the image of ChristRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
October 15, 2017
11:00 AM
Threatening establishmentWhat will he do to those tenants?Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
October 8, 2017
11:00 AM
Seek and work for God's good Compassion, Humility, Seek and work for God's good pleasureRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
October 1, 2017
11:00 AM
Welcome Diversitywe live to the LordRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
September 17, 2017
11:00 AM
Treated like a tax collectorReconciling with an offenderRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
September 10, 2017
11:00 AM
Purified by coalsOvercoming evils of the world through acts of compassionRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
September 3, 2017
11:00 AM
FoundationsWhat Peter professed Rev. Brian CopelandSunday,
August 27, 2017
10:00 AM
Lord, help me.What comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this is what defilesRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
August 20, 2017
10:00 AM
FaithFaith that overcomes fearRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
August 13, 2017
10:00 AM
Service for WholenessWholeness and healing, forgivenessRev. Brian CopelandSunday,
August 6, 2017
10:00 AM
Spirit Intercedes Help in our weaknessRev. Brian CopelandTuesday,
August 1, 2017