First Sunday after the Epiphany, 10 January 2021. The texts used are not from the lectionary. Given the events of the week, the sermon addressed the lunacy we have brought on ourselves and the difficult days we’ll face ahead. Sermon: If You Claim the Name. Scripture reading: Ezekiel 22:23-31. Sermon text: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21.
Second Sunday of Christmas, 3 January 2021. Sermon: Where Is Our King? Responsive reading: Jeremiah 31:7-14. Sermon text: Matthew 2:1-12.
First Sunday of Christmas, 27 December. Sermon: The Son Sent Forth. Responsive reading: Isaiah 61:10-62:3. Sermon text: Galatians 3:23-4:7.
Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols. This service, which began at Cambridge University following World War I, has become a tradition throughout the world.
Fourth Sunday of Advent (Christmas Readings), 20 December. Sermon: Unto Us a Child Is Born. Responsive reading: Isaiah 9:2-7. Sermon text: Luke 2:1-20.
Third Sunday of Advent, 13 December. Sermon: Sent for the Gospel. Responsive reading: Luke 1:46-55. Sermon text: Isaiah 61:1-11.
Second Sunday of Advent, 6 December. Sermon: Here Is Your God. Responsive reading: Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13. Sermon text: Isaiah 40:1-11.
First Sunday of Advent, 30 November. First Presbyterian celebrated our annual Hanging of the Greens service.
Last Sunday of Pentecost, Thanksgiving Sunday, 22 November. Sermon: Let Us Give Thanks. Responsive Reading: Psalm 40:1-10. Sermon text: Leviticus 7:11-16.
Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 15 November. Sermon: The Coming of the King. Scripture reading: Psalm 100. Sermon text: Matthew 25:31-46.
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost, 8 November. Sermon: “As for Me and My House.” Responsive Reading: Psalm 78:1-7. Sermon text: Joshua 24:1-15.
Sunday of All Saints, 1 November. Sermon: For All the Saints. Scripture reading: Revelation 7:9-17. Sermon text: 1 John 3:1-3.
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, 25 October. Sermon: From Age to Age.
Scripture reading: Deuteronomy 34:1-12. Sermon text: Psalm 90.
Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, 18 October. Sermon: Render to Caesar. Scripture reading: Psalm 99. Sermon text: Matthew 22:15-22.
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 11 October. Sermon: Transforming the Mountain. Scripture reading: Exodus 32:1-14. Sermon text: Isaiah 25:1-9. This is the link to our Facebook Live broadcast.
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 4 October. Sermon: The Words of the LORD. Scripture reading: Psalm 19. Sermon text: Exodus 20:1-20. This is the link to our Facebook Live broadcast.
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, 26 September. Sermon: In Whose Name? Scripture reading: Philippians 2:1-13. Sermon text: Matthew 21:23-32.
Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 20 September. Sermon: Paid in Full. Scripture reading; Jonah 3:10-4:11. Sermon text: Matthew 20:1-16.
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 13 September. Sermon: Gathered in Christ. Scripture reading: Romans 13:8-14. Sermon text: Matthew 18:15-20.
Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 6 September. Sermon: He Could Not. Scripture reading: Psalm 105:23-39. Sermon text: Exodus 12:29-41.
Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 30 August. Sermon: The I AM Has Come. Scripture reading: Matthew 16:21-28. Sermon text: Exodus 3:1-15.
Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, 23 August. Sermon: A Living Sacrifice. Scripture reading: Romans 12:1-8. Sermon text: Romans 12:9-21.
Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, 16 August. Sermon: What Will We Give? Scripture reading: Psalm 67. Sermon text: Matthew 15:21-28.
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9 August. Sermon: Calming the Storm. Scripture reading: Romans 10:5-15. Sermon text: Matthew 14:22-33.
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, 2 August. Sermon: Feed Us, Lord. Scripture reading: Psalm 145:8-9, 15-21. Sermon text: Matthew 14-13-21.
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 26 July. Sermon: Inseparable. Sermon text: Romans 8:26-39.
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, 19 July. Sermon: Who Comes to the House of God? Sermon text: Genesis 28:10-19.
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, 12 July. Sermon: Sowing the Word. Sermon text: Matthew 13:1-23.
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 28 June. Sermon: Living under Grace. Sermon text: Romans 6:12-23.
Third Sunday after Pentecost, 21 June. Sermon: Fire in Our Bones. Sermon text: Jeremiah 20:7-13.
Second Sunday after Pentecost, 14 June. Sermon: Peace, or a Sword. Sermon text: Matthew 10:24-39.
Trinity Sunday, 7 June. Sermon: “And God Said.” Sermon text: Genesis 1:1-2:3.
Pentecost Sunday, 31 May. Sermon: A Time-changing Visitation. Sermon text: Acts 2: 1-11.
Seventh Sunday of Easter, 24 May. Sermon: It’s Time. Sermon text: Acts 1:1-14.
Sixth Sunday of Easter, 17 May. Sermon: A Scandalous Truth. Sermon text: Acts 17:16-34.
Fifth Sunday of Easter, 10 May. Sermon: Show Us the Father. Sermon text: John 14:1-15.
Fourth Sunday of Easter, 3 May. Sermon: The Joy of Worship. Sermon text: Acts 2:42-47.
Third Sunday of Easter, 26 April. Sermon: Walking with Jesus. Sermon text: Luke 24:13-35.
Second Sunday of Easter, 19 April. Sermon: Do You Believe? Sermon text: John 20:19-31.
Easter Sunday, 12 April. Sermon: A Fearless Faith. Sermon text: Matthew 28:1-10.
Good Friday, 10 April 2020. Sermon: Behold Your King. Sermon text: John 18:1-19:37. This is the traditional text read in the Good Friday liturgy.
Maundy Thursday, 9 April 2020. Sermon: “Why?” Sermon text: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.
From Palm Sunday to Maundy Thursday: Holy Week according to St. Matthew. This presentation takes us from Palm Sunday through Maundy Thursday in Jesus’ last week before His crucifixion on Good Friday.
Palm Sunday, 5 April 2020. Sermon: Your King Is Coming! Sermon text. Matthew 21:1-11.
Fifth Sunday of Lent, 29 March 2020. This video is on Youtube.
Fourth Sunday of Lent, 22 March 2020. Sermon: A Shepherd You Can Trust. Sermon text: Palm 23.
Third Sunday of Lent, 15 March 2020. Sermon: Peace for All Time. Sermon text: Romans 5:1-11.