Sermons by Rev. Emily Riley Campbell

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Falling Into the Psalms: Psalm 8 — Sanctuary

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Continuing on with our “Falling Into the Psalms” series, we are looking at Psalm 8, written by King David to praise God for the majesty and glory of God and His works.  Rev. Campbell reminded us that, just by looking up at the moon and the stars, or looking around at the changing fall colors, we […]

Falling Into the Psalms: Psalm 27 – Sanctuary

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Today, we started a new series for the fall entitled ‘Falling Into the Psalms.  Our first look was at chapter Psalm 27 – ‘The LORD is my light, and my salvation–whom shall I fear?  The LORD is the stronghold of my life–of whom shall I be afraid?’  This psalm, written by King David as he is facing […]

Teaching Discipleship: Judas & Matthias — Upper Room

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As we return to our sermon series on the Discipleship (following the VBS break), we take a look at a very difficult disciple – Judas Iscariot – and his replacement, Matthias.  Judas is maybe the best known of the disciples for the worst possible reason – he was the tool used by the Jewish religious leaders […]

Teaching Discipleship: Matthew – Upper Room

The next installment of our ‘Teaching Discipleship’ series focuses on the apostle Matthew.  Matthew was a despicable, vile, undisciplined scoundrel with a deep, deep hunger and desire to know God.  He was the worst sort of person – a tax collector with the ability and authority to create taxes wherever and whenever he wanted to. […]

Teaching Discipleship: Matthew – Sanctuary

The next installment of our ‘Teaching Discipleship’ series focuses on the apostle Matthew.  Matthew was a despicable, vile, undisciplined scoundrel with a deep, deep hunger and desire to know God.  He was the worst sort of person – a tax collector with the ability and authority to create taxes wherever and whenever he wanted to. […]

Teaching Discipleship: Andrew — Upper Room

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We’re starting a new summer sermon series entitled ‘Teaching Discipleship,’ that will focus on the disciples who followed Jesus.  We begin with the first disciple who responded to Jesus – Andrew.  Andrew was the type of person who consistently brought others to Jesus, beginning with his brother, Peter.  He was the one who always seemed […]

Teaching Discipleship: Andrew — Sanctuary

We’re starting a new summer sermon series entitled ‘Teaching Discipleship,’ that will focus on the disciples who followed Jesus.  We begin with the first disciple who responded to Jesus – Andrew.  Andrew was the type of person who consistently brought others to Jesus, beginning with his brother, Peter.  He was the one who always seemed […]

Followers of Christ: Saints – Upper Room

As we end our sermon series on the ‘Followers of Christ,’ we take one final look at those who put Christ at the center of their lives – the Saints.  Rev. Campbell looks with us at what it means to be a Saint of God.  Today’s world is a scary one – bombings, murders, violence […]