Sermons


Below you’ll find the sermon schedule for this year (subject to change). Watch, listen to or download sermons by clicking on the date below, or previous years on the Sermon Archive page. Schedules are here for:  2015   2016   2017   2018    2019    2020    2021

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January 2 Star Watch Matthew 2:1-12
Message: Keith Herron
January 9 Passing Through the Waters of Change Luke 3:15-17, 21-22
Message: Keith Herron
January 16 The Life of the Party  John 2:1–11
Message: Keith Herron
January 23 A Picture to Guide Us  Luke 4: 14-21
Message: Melissa Hatfield
January 30 Prophet on the Edge  Luke 4:21-30
Message: Keith Herron
February 6 Into the Deep  Luke 5:1-11
Message: Keith Herron
February 13 The Sermon No Wants to Hear  Luke 6:17-26
Message: Keith Herron
February 20 The Sermon No Wants to Hear  Luke 6:17-26
Message: Keith Herron
February 27 Youth Sunday
Messages: Taylor Hovis – When We’re Anxious  Philippians 4:6-7
Lucy Washburn – Ask Questions   Matthew 18:1-5
March 6 First Sunday in Lent: Saying No in Order to Say Yes   Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16
Message: Keith Herron
Jesus helps us find a way to strip away all the distractions so that even the quietest prompting of the Spirit can be heard.
March 13 Second Sunday in Lent: A Song of Glad Deliverance  Psalm 32
Message: Keith Herron
Jesus helps us find a way to strip away all the distractions so that even the quietest prompting of the Spirit can be heard.
March 20 Third Sunday in Lent: My Soul Longs, the Spirit Groans  Psalm 63:1-8
Message: Kate Hanch
We can learn from the life of David that when we suffer, God hears us.
March 27 Fourth Sunday in Lent: Heart Songs  Psalm 27
Message: Keith Herron
Why do we pray? And when we do, what kind of prayers will we lift up to God in tragic moments and those of fear?
April 3 Fifth Sunday in Lent: The Church Is in Our Hands  Psalm 126
Message: Keith Herron
God equips us in order that, together, we are able to share the Good News in word and deed.
April 3 Ordination Service for Rev. Melissa Hatfield
April 10 Palm Sunday: A Song of Defiance  Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29
Message: Melissa Hatfield
April 17 Easter Sunday: Easter in Us  John 20:1-18
Message: Keith Herron
April 24 Mission JC: Being the church in our community
Surprise! Finding God in the Most Unexpected People and Places
May 1-29  Sermon Series
May 1 Brother Saul Acts 9:1-20
Message: Keith Herron
May 8 Life Giving Life  Acts 9:36-43
Message: Keith Herron
May 15 As Wide as  God’s Welcome  Acts 11:1-18
Message: Keith Herron
May 22 When God Leads Us Outside Acts 16:6-15
Message: Melissa Hatfield
May 29 Getting Into Good Trouble  Acts 16:16-34
Message: Keith Herron
June 5 Pentecost Sunday
Summer Music Celebration
Psalm 150; Isaiah 40:1-5; Matthew 5:43-48; Matthew 26:17-19, 26-28; Acts 2:1-4, 7-18; Ephesians 1:15-19a; Revelation 2:1-4
Life in Ordinary Times
Summer Sermon Series
June 12 The Mystery Jesus Can’t Explain  John 16:12-15
Message: Keith Herron
June 19 Legion and the Pigs  Luke 8:26-39
Message: Keith Herron
June 26 The Cycle of Grace Luke 9:51-62
Message: Keith Herron
July 3 The Gospel of Show and Tell Luke 10:1-11, 16-20
Message: Keith Herron
July 10 Goodness, for God’s Sake  Luke 10:25-37 
Message: Keith Herron
July 17 Where Does Your Faith Grow?  John 6:1-14
Message: Dr. Mateusz Wichary, European Baptist Federation
July 17 Youth Mission Homecoming Concert
July 24 With Upturned Faces  Luke 11:1-13
Message: Keith Herron
July 31 Beware of Distractions Luke 12:13-21
Message: Melissa Hatfield
August 7 Are We There Yet? Exodus 15:22-25a; Exodus 16:2-4; Exodus 17:1-6; Numbers 14:1-9
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
Baptist DNA
August 14-28 Sermon Series
August 14 Church Autonomy  Acts 6:1-7
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
August 21 Separation of Church and State  John 6:1-14
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
August 28 Priesthood of the Believer  Matthew 27:45-54
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
September 11 Let Mercy Lead  1 Timothy 1:12-17
Message: Rev. Melissa Hatfield
Drawn to Jesus
September 18-October 9 Sermon Series
September 18 Drawn to Jesus: Recovering the Lost  Luke 15:11-32
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
September 25 Drawn to Jesus: The Parable of Lazarus  Luke 16:19-31
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
October 2 Drawn to Jesus: Four Encounters  Luke 7:1-17; 36-50
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
October 9 Drawn to Jesus: Healing the Crippled  Luke 13:1-17
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
Entrusted
Fall Stewardship Sermon Series
October 16 Entrusted
Message: Rev. Todd Ptidemore
October 23 Stewarding Vocation
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
October 30 Stewarding Creation
Message: Rev. Melissa Hatfield
November 6 Stewarding Gifts
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
November 13 Stewarding Wealth
Message: Rev. Todd Pridemore
November 20 Stewarding the Gospel
Message: Rev. Melissa Hatfield
Hope for the World
Advent Sermon Series
November 27 Hope in the Unexpected
Message: Rev. Todd Ptidemore