Sermons from April 2020

Easter During Coronavirus

Click save above to download a pdf of this sermon. For a copy of the worship service bulletin, click here. You can also watch on our Facebook page. Hope is an interesting thing. It can be the “hope” for warmer weather, or it can be the “hope” that keeps someone going even when all seems to be lost. Jesus’ disciples seemed to lose hope he was alive, even though there had been numerous Jesus’ sightings. Our difficult and uncertain COVID-19…

Stop Doubting & Believe!

Click save above to download a pdf of this sermon. For a copy of the worship service bulletin, click here. You can also watch on our Facebook page. What do you do when doubts climb into your lives?  How does one counteract those doubts?  In this Sunday’s worship a notorious doubter will catch our full attention.  Thomas, who was AWOL when Jesus first appeared to his disciples on Easter evening, is part of the group when Jesus returns the following week.  We’ll…

Easter

Click save above to download a pdf of this sermon. For a copy of the worship service bulletin, click here. You can also watch on our Facebook page. Jesus Christ rose from the dead. That’s the message of Easter! But because of COVID-19 this Easter, pastors aren’t preaching this news from Easter pulpits. People aren’t listening to this news in Easter pews. Choirs aren’t singing this news from Easter choir lofts. Organists and musicians aren’t playing this news from Easter…

Good Friday Tenebrae

For a copy of the worship service bulletin, click here. You can also watch on our Facebook page. On a Friday, almost 2,000 years ago, at high noon, when the sun is brightest, it suddenly turned completely dark.  No sunlight at all from Noon until 3:00 in the afternoon. The darkness came because of a crucifixion.  Jesus, God’s special warrior, was now a dying warrior.  Our Good Friday Tenebrae service is a time to give our full attention to Jesus’ final words from the…