Sermons

10/22/2017 – Rev. Jason Coulter – What song are you singing?

10/15/2017 – Pastor Garrison – God’s mercy around us

10/08/2017 – Pastor Garrison with assistance from Ann Bloomquist- God’s spirit through us

10/01/2017 – Pastor Garrison – God’s compassion in us

09/17/2017 – Pastor Garrison, with assistance from Gail Trill – God’s freedom for us

09/10/2017 – Pastor Garrison – God’s deliverance of us

09/03/2017 – Pastor Garrison – God’s yes to us

08/27/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from blindness

08/20/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from being great

08/13/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from a heavy heart

08/06/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from missing what matters

07/30/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from preconceived notions

07/23/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from arrogance

07/16/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from controlling

07/09/2017 – Pastor Jody Betton – Three great loves

06/25/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from being closed

06/18/2017 – Pastor Garrison – On the mend: from shallowness

06/11/2017 – Pastor Garrison, Carlyle Roberts, Nancy Fitzgerald – How we got here and where we are headed

06/04/2017 – Pastor Garrison – Filled with the Holy Spirit

05/28/2017 – Pastor Garrison – Ripples of reconciliation

05/21/2017 – Pastor Garrison and various members of the congregation- Ripples of hospitality

05/14/2017 – Pastor Garrison – Ripples of God’s Likeness

05/07/2017 -Guest speaker: Gladys Munoz – Stories of immigration

04/30/2017 – Pastor Garrison – Ripples of promise

04/23/2017 – Pastor Garrison, with assistance from Patricia McGee- Ripples of wonder and joy

04/16/2017 – Pastor Garrison- A love will rise up and call us by name

04/09/2017 – Pastor Garrison-The gateway to God’s future 

(Note:  This sermon includes Gary Kohlhass singing, “Jerusalem”)

04/02/2017 – Pastor Garrison- Unfolding

03/26/2017 – Pastor Garrison- A-1, prized, precious

03/19/2017 – Pastor Garrison- Hold dearly to life with open hands

03/12/2017 – Pastor Garrison- “Sometimes courage skips a generation”

03/05/2017 – Pastor Garrison- Courage

02/26/2017 – Pastor Garrison, Annette Deibel, Bill Plachetzki, Jackie Berz, Rev.John Cermak -Transforming Moments

02/19/2017 – Pastor Ruth Overdier -Go beyond

02/12/2017 – Pastor Garrison -Build beloved community

02/05/2017 – Pastor Garrison -Live with integrity

01/29/2017 – Pastor Garrison -Embody beatitude living

01/22/2017 – Pastor Garrison -Know your name

01/15/2017 – Pastor Garrison -Dwell in belovedness

01/15/2017 – Pastor Garrison reading from Martin Luther King, Jr’s I have a dream speech

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we heard these words from  “I have a dream.”

01/08/2017 – Pastor Garrison -Follow your star

01/01/2017 – Rev. Jody Betten -A Happy, Merry, New Christmassy Year

12/11/2016 – Pastor Garrison -Joy in Advent

12/04/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Love in Advent

11/27/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Peace in Advent

11/20/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Bless

11/13/2016 – Pastor Garrison, with assistance from Patricia McGee- Outsiders: the neighbor

11/06/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Outsiders: the traveler

10/30/2016 -Pastor Garrison -Two conversations: More about the paradox within us, a conversation about saints.
Which three of you or me is needed now, a conversation about the story of John

10/23/2016 – Rev. Cheryl Burke – That they may all be one

10/16/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Outsiders: the humble

10/09/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Outsiders: the tormented

10/02/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Outsiders: the homeless

09/25/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Outsiders: the lonely

09/18/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Outsiders: the worthy

SEVEN WEEK SERIES: “OUTSIDERS” – A theme from the Gospel of Luke

08/28/2016 – Pastor Garrison – The great banquet for all God’s people

08/21/2016 – Pastor Garrison, Julia Brabenec, Joe Thatcher, Terry Gremel, Bob Zwemer -Four Prayers in thanksgiving for the seasons

08/14/2016 – Pastor Garrison -A great cloud of witnesses in our midst

08/07/2016 – Pastor Garrison -Treasure and heart are one

07/31/2016 – Ann Marie Love, Ph.D -Finding calm in the political storm

The text of Dr. Love’s sermon:  Dr. Ann Marie Love – 7:31:2016 sermon

07/24/2016 – Pastor Garrison -Overflow with thankfulness

FIVE WEEK SERIES:  “GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT FOR THE JOURNEY” 7/24-8/28

07/17/2016 – Pastor Garrison -Rooted, yes, deeply rooted

Includes a reading of four of Connie Wanek’s (Rival Gardens)  “Mrs God” poems

The five “Mrs. God” poems may be found within the Poems page (dropdown menu under Sermons)

07/10/2016 – Pastor Garrison – We are God’s ones, all of us

07/03/2016 – Pastor Garrison -planting, growing, harvesting . . . for the good of all

06/26/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Beckoned to Freedom

06/19/2016 – Pastor Garrison – We are one

FIVE WEEK SERIES:  “CHRIST IS COMING TO MAKE ALL THINGS NEW” 6/19-7/17

06/12/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Through love we come to love

06/05/2016 – Pastor Garrison – The Stakes are very high

05/29/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Growing from and toward

05/22/2016 – Reverend Thompson -Service of Installation – With One Language

05/22/2016 – Reverend Thompson- New Life, New Hope

05/15/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Birds of the Air

05/08/2016 – Pastor Garrison – The hues of purple

05/01/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Kintsugi

04/24/2016 – Reflection: Suzanne Landes- In our midst

04/17/2016 – Sarah Shoemaker – Choices

04/10/2016 – Pastor Garrison – “I’m going fishing”

04/03/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Saying yes, saying maybe, saying no

03/27/2016 – Pastor Garrison – “You didn’t trust me?”

03/20/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Change your ways

03/13/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Choosing

02/14/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Uncertainty

02/07/2016 – Pastor Garrison – A story: Charles Townes

01/31/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Be not afraid…you are the ones

01/24/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Pass the potatoes, please

01/17/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Feast on the bounty of God’s love

01/03/2016 – Pastor Garrison – Let peace prosper

12/27/2015 – Pastor Garrison – It’s never too late

12/20/2015 – Pastor Garrison – Homily: Do you hear what I know?

12/13/2015 – Pastor Garrison – Homily: Stables, straw, and sheep

12/06/2015 – Pastor Garrison, Ken Bloomquist, Kent Shoemaker-Two men and an angel

11/29/2015 – Pastor Garrison – Homily: Two women and an angel

11/22/2015 – Pastor Garrison – Bubbles and beach stones

11/15/2015 – Pastor Garrison – This Whole Time

11/08/2015 – Pastor Garrison – Giving all we are

11/01/2015 – Pastor Garrison, Ann Bloomquist, Bob Walker-All Saints Day Worship

10/25/2015 – Pastor Garrison – Warning and Promise

10/18/2015 – Pastor Garrison – Where were you?

10/11/2015 – Pastor Garrison – Heirloom Action

10/04/2015 – Pastor Garrison, Suzanne Landes, Andy Thomas, Terry Gremel, Al Wrisley – Why Trinity Matters in Northport

09/27/2015 – Pastor Larson – I thought I Saw

09/20/2015 – Pastor Garrison – We are family: It is written

09/13/2015 – Pastor Garrison – We are family: What needs fixing?

09/06/2015 – Pastor Garrison – We are family: It is well

08/30/2015 – Pastor Overdier – Choices

08/23/2015 – Guest Speaker: Sarah Shoemaker – The Kingdom of God is Like a Kindergarten Class

08/02/2015 – Pastor Cunningham – Daring Greatly

07/26/2015 – Pastor Belko – Pulling Up Stakes

Thank you, Bill Belko, for an inspired and inspiring sermon reminding us that “we are a work in progress.  We are not finished.  We are more than we have come to believe that we are. ”  Yes.  “Transformation and growth require us to pull up the stakes, the boundaries, that are keeping us bound in prejudice and despair.  The spiritual life does not turn on the hinge of conformity.”  Preach on Bill Belko!

07/19/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Mixed Feelings

07/12/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Blessings

07/05/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Church and State

06/28/2015 – Pastor Stokes – More Light

06/21/2015 – Pastor Stokes – The Least of These

06/14/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Student and Disciple

06/07/2015 – Pastor Stokes – The Hungry Heart

05/31/2015 – Pastor Garrison – joyful anticipation deepens

05/24/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Understanding.

05/17/2015 – Pastor Stokes – The Renewing of Your Minds.

05/03/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Do You Want to be Healed?

04/19/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Freedom.

04/12/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Enchanted April.

03/29/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Atonement.

03/22/2015 – Pastor Stokes – The Art of Forgiveness, Part 2.

03/15/2015 – Pastor Stokes – The Art of Forgiveness.

03/08/2015 – Pastor Stokes – God’s Kingdom, God’s Will.

03/01/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Our Daily Bread.

02/22/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Gained in Translation.

02/08/2015 – Pastor Overdier – The Mercy of God.

01/25/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Shepherds.

01/11/2015 – Pastor Stokes – Named and Claimed.

12/07/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Incarnation.

11/23/2014 – Pastor Chai – What is Your Hunger?

11/16/2014 – Pastor Stokes – From Problem to Possibility.

11/09/2014 – Pastor Stokes – The Sower, the Seed, the Soil.

11/02/2014 – Pastor Stokes – The Cloud of Witnesses.

10/26/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Love, Serve, Rejoice.

10/19/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Honor All People.

10/12/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Return No One Evil for Evil.

10/05/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Hold On To What Is Good.

09/28/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Peace and Courage.

09/21/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Called to Serve.

09/14/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Is It True, Kind, Necessary?

09/07/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Community.

08/31/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Heart, Soul, Mind and Strength.

08/24/2014 – Pastor Stokes – The Voice of the Other.

08/10/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Welcome.

08/03/2014 – Pastor Stokes – Human Resources.