Sermons by Rev. Emily Riley Campbell

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Looking Up – Upper Room

Where do we go when we’re desperate?  When there’s no where else to turn?  Psalm 61:2 offers us this prayer: “Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”  God is where we should look for help.  This Psalm urges us to get out of the water, get up on something that will keep us above the waves […]

Looking Up – Sanctuary

Where do we go when we’re desperate?  When there’s no where else to turn?  Psalm 61:2 offers us this prayer: “Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”  God is where we should look for help.  This Psalm urges us to get out of the water, get up on something that will keep us above […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness — Upper Room

As we near the end of our series on the Fruit of the Spirit, today, we look at Gentleness, the act of being considerate or kindly in disposition, amiable and tender, towards others.  The lack of gentleness in society has been around longer than we might recognize.  In fact, it was written about by an […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness — Sanctuary

As we near the end of our series on the Fruit of the Spirit, today, we look at Gentleness, the act of being considerate or kindly in disposition, amiable and tender, towards others.  The lack of gentleness in society has been around longer than we might recognize.  In fact, it was written about by an […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness — Upper Room

As we continue our series on the Fruit of the Spirit, we look today at Faithfulness as seen through the story of Shadrach, Meschach and Abednego.  Their firm belief in God’s faithfulness aided them as they stood up against mighty King Nebuchadnezzar, were thrown into the fiery furnace, and came out unscathed.  We, too, face many fires in […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness — Sanctuary

As we continue our series on the Fruit of the Spirit, we look today at Faithfulness as seen through the story of Shadrach, Meschach and Abednego.  Their firm belief in God’s faithfulness aided them as they stood up against mighty King Nebuchadnezzar, were thrown into the fiery furnace, and came out unscathed.  We, too, face many fires in […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Love — Upper Room

We returned to the Fruit of the Spirit — Love (the original service did not take place due to a power outage).  We are told throughout scripture that the church is the Bride of Christ.  Thus, if we are a part of Christ’s church, then we are living today as God’s beloved.  God’s love claims us.  […]

“Music of the Masters” Choir Concert – Sanctuary

Today, the Festival Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth presented a special spring concert entitled: “Music of the Masters.”  Featuring classical scripture-based works by Frank, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Faure, Thompson, Brahms, Mozart, and Rutter, this was an uplifting and inspiring service of music and the Word. Order of Service: Choral Introit: “God Gave Us […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Joy — Upper Room

Joy is the second Fruit of the Spirit.  Joy is an emotion that sometimes simply cannot be contained,  In fact, joy is often seriously contagious.  Joy can inspire others to be joyful.  It is a very positive and uplifting state.  This is pointed out in the passage from Nehemiah, which assures us that ‘the joy […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Joy — Sanctuary

Joy is the second Fruit of the Spirit.  Joy is an emotion that sometimes simply cannot be contained,  In fact, joy is often seriously contagious.  Joy can inspire others to be joyful.  It is a very positive and uplifting state.  This is pointed out in the passage from Nehemiah, which assures us that ‘the joy […]