Sermons by Rev. Mark Hovermale

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Summer in the Psalms: Psalm 46 (Video Service)

Today’s Service: Lead Minister: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Pastor for Youth and Early Adults Support Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Senior Minister Music provided by FPCP’s 2019 Chancel Choir Scripture: Psalm 46: 1-3;9-11 (NIV) Today, we continue on in our new summer series — “Summer in the Psalms” — with a look at the very powerful Psalm 46.  It tells of […]

Signs and Wonders: Acts 6 & 7 (Video Service)

Today’s Service: Lead Minister: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Pastor for Youth and Early Adults Layperson Support: Rich, Dawn and Isaac Rej, members of FPCP Music from the 2019 Chancel Choir Scripture: Acts 6:1-15 Today, as we near the end of this series, we are looking at the 6th and 7th chapters of the Book of Acts.  These chapters focus on Stephen, one of […]

Signs and Wonders: Acts 5 (Video Service)

Today’s Service: Lead Minister: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Pastor for Youth and Early Adults Support Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Senior Minister Special Music from the 2019 Chancel Choir Scripture: Acts 5:1-11 Today we look at the fourth of seven sermons based on the first nine chapters of the Book of Acts.  Chapter 5 of the Book of Acts tell about the problems in the early […]

Signs and Wonders: Acts 2 (Video Service)

Today’s Service: Lead Minister: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Pastor for Youth and Early Adults Support Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Senior Minister Special Music: Geff Phillips, Upper Room Worship Leader Scripture: Acts 2:6-8 & 42-47 Today we look at the second of seven sermons based on the first nine chapters of the Book of Acts.  This book is about the acts of the Holy Spirit […]

Can We Praise God When We Don’t Feel Like It? (Video Service)

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Today’s Service: Lead Minister: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Pastor for Youth and Early Adults Support Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Senior Minister Music: Geff Phillips, Upper Room Worship Leader Scripture: Psalm 59:16 & Matthew 11:28-30 Today, we are addressing what to do when life has thrown us one too many curveballs.  We’ve all been there at one point or another; just living […]

A Portrait of God: The God Who Prays (Video Service)

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Today’s Service: Minister: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Interim Director of Students Assisting: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Sr. Minister Music: Carole Moon, accompanied by Sharon Smith The 5th Sunday in Lent: we are continuing our Lenten sermon series, ‘A Portrait of God: The God Who Prays.’ Prayer is such a basic part of a spiritual life that we automatically assume OF COURSE […]

A Portrait of God: The God Who Calls – Upper Room

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In our third installment of the Lenten sermon series, ‘A Portrait of God,’ we are looking at ‘The God Who Calls.’  As Mark pointed out, this message isn’t ‘The God Who Called,’ it’s ‘The God Who Calls.’ In other words, our God doesn’t just call Samuel to His service, He is still calling us today.  We […]

A Portrait of God: The God Who Calls – Sanctuary

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In our third installment of the Lenten sermon series, ‘A Portrait of God,’ we are looking at ‘The God Who Calls.’  As Mark pointed out, this message isn’t ‘The God Who Called,’ it’s ‘The God Who Calls.’ In other words, our God doesn’t just call Samuel to His service, He is still calling us today.  We heard the […]

The Awakening Strength – Upper Room

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Rev. Mark Hovermale continued our ‘The Awakening’ series based on Mark 12:28-34 by focusing on ‘The Awakening Strength.’  Connecting this passage with that of Psalm 46:1-3, which tells us where our strength comes from — the Lord — we can learn that, when it comes to the awakening strength, we need to recognize that to […]

The Awakening Strength – Sanctuary

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Rev. Mark Hovermale continued our ‘The Awakening’ series based on Mark 12:28-34 by focusing on ‘The Awakening Strength.’  Connecting this passage with that of Psalm 46:1-3, which tells us where our strength comes from — the Lord — we can learn that, when it comes to the awakening strength, we need to recognize that to […]