Sermons by Rev. Mark Hovermale

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Christmas Stories: Christmas’ Greatest Gifts

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Everyone looks forward to getting gifts at Christmas.  Some are big, some are small, some are cool…. and some are… well, not.  But whatever the gift, we should always remember that Jesus (not gifts, not Santa) is the reason for this season of Christmas.  “For unto you is born this day  in the city of David a Savior, who […]

Christmas Stories: Our Story – Upper Room

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On the third Sunday in Advent, Mark Hovermale discussed Our Story.  The question is, how do our stories fit into the bigger Christmas picture?  Our stories are where the stories of faith and hope meet.  Our stories are the stories of the messy lives that we live.  We aren’t the only messes – the Bible is […]

Grateful Together – Upper Room

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As we approach Thanksgiving, we look at ways to be grateful for what we have.  We have been blessed in so many ways, even if we don’t realize it.  We are thankful for our lives here in Plymouth and the surrounding communities, but we can still learn from the example of the Samaritan woman that Jesus met […]

Grateful Together – Sanctuary

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As we approach Thanksgiving, we look at ways to be grateful for what we have.  We have been blessed in so many ways, even if we don’t realize it.  We are thankful for our lives here in Plymouth and the surrounding communities, but we can still learn from the example of the Samaritan woman that Jesus met […]