Sermons by Rev. Emily Riley Campbell

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Followers of Christ: Saints – Sanctuary

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 […]

Easter Sunday: Hope is Raised – Sanctuary

Hear the good news – Jesus Christ has risen from the dead!  Hallelujah!  The hope of Easter is not limited to God’s ability to DO the amazing, it also includes God’s hope that we will respond to the amazing.  God is challenging us to take a risk in our every day lives and live for […]

Broken and Blessed – Upper Room, Maundy Thursday


On Maundy Thursday, we recognized the first Communion meal between Jesus and his followers. After leading us in the washing of hands, Pastor Emily talked about what it means to be broken.  She suggested that perhaps it means that we are one with Christ, and through Jesus’s brokenness, we are offered healing. Based on Luke […]

The Faces of Jesus: Fasting Jesus – Upper Room


To quote Rev. Davidson Chifungo, a dear friend to FPCP from Malawi, Africa, “No one can hear the Word of God when you’re hungry.”  On this 5th Sunday in Lent, we take this opportunity to look at the importance of fasting as a spiritual discipline.  Paster Emily began by sharing an outline of what fasting […]

The Faces of Jesus: Healer Jesus – Sanctuary


Due to (hopefully temporary) technical issues, the full video of today’s service is not available.  Please check back – if we are able to do so, the video will be posted at a later date.  Until then, please listen to the audio recording of today’s Message. As we continue with our series ‘The Faces of […]