January 28, 2018 Sermon — “How Did We Get Here?”

John 10:1-18 “Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. 2 The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. 3 The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear his voice. He calls…

August 28, 2016 Sermon — “Heeeere’s Solomon!”

 First Book of Kings Chapter 6:1-14             In the four hundred and eightieth year after the Israelites came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, which is the second month, he began to build the house of the Lord. 2The house that King Solomon…

February 28, 2016 Sermon–“Living the Dream”

Genesis 38:1-28 Jacob settled in the land where his father had lived as an alien, the land of Canaan. 2This is the story of the family of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers; he was a helper to the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father’s wives; and Joseph…

Sermon of August 23, 2015: “God Moved Into the Neighborhood”

 1 Kings 8:22-30, 41-43 22 Then Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord in the presence of all the assembly of Israel, and spread out his hands to heaven. 23He said, ‘O Lord, God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven above or on earth beneath, keeping covenant and steadfast love for your servants who walk…

Sermon of September 14, 2014–“Water Wings”

Exodus 14:19-31 19The angel of God who was going before the Israelite army moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from in front of them and took its place behind them. 20It came between the army of Egypt and the army of Israel. And so the cloud was there with the…

Sermon of July 29, 2012–“A Bleak Chapter”

2 Samuel 11:1-15 11:1 In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab with his officers and all Israel with him; they ravaged the Ammonites, and besieged Rabbah. But David remained at Jerusalem. 11:2 It happened, late one afternoon, when David rose from his couch and was…

Weekly Update–July 26, 2012

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, Tonight is our Member in Discernment Committee meeting with Ryan Lucas. It begins at 7 p.m. here at the church. Ryan is currently a student in the Penn West Academy and is seeking to follow God’s call to ministry in the United Church of Christ. Tonight we…