Lessons from Habakkuk: A Faith That Wavers (Video Service)

Today’s Service: Lead Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Senior Minister Support Minister: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Pastor for Youth and Early Adults Communion, with a piano duet by Dr. Jerry & Sharon Smith Music: the 2019 Chancel Choir from the Sept. 29th Installation Service Scripture: Habakkuk 1:1-3;5-7;12-13 Today, we are beginning a new, sermon series based on the book of Habakkuk.  In the first of […]

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 Cooks (Video Service)

Today’s Service: Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Sr. Minister Minister: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Interim Director of Students Music: Geff Phillips, Upper Room Worship Leader Scripture: John 21:1-19 (Jesus & the Miraculous Catch of Fish & Jesus Reinstates Peter) Today, we are concluding our Lenten sermon series with ‘A Portrait of God: The God Who Cooks.’ Today’s message starts with a question. […]

Easter Sunday — A Portrait of God: The God Who Lives (Video Service)

Today’s Service: Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Sr. Minister Liturgist: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Interim Director of Students Music: Sue Scott, Organist; Reprises of anthems by the 2018 and 2019 Chancel Choirs Easter Sunday: we are continuing our Lenten sermon series with ‘A Portrait of God: The God Who Lives.’ We have heard the phrase ‘We are living in unprecedented times’ so often […]

Good Friday Tenebrae Service (Video Service)

The service of Tenebrae (the name means ‘darkness’ or ‘shadows’) is a Holy Week devotion tracing its roots back to the seventh century. It is characterized by the gradual darkening of the Sanctuary as candles are extinguished throughout the service. Every word spoken in the service is found in the Scriptures.  The service is intended to […]

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

Today’s Service: Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Sr. Minister Music: Sue Scott, Organist; Carole Moon, accompanied by Sharon Smith Maundy Thursday: we are continuing our Lenten sermon series with ‘A Portrait of God: The God Who Serves.’   Holy Week is a time of moving away from the expected and embracing God’s unexpected.  Sometimes life demands that we change […]

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

Today’s Service: Minister: Rev. Emily Riley Campbell, Sr. Minister Assisting: Rev. Mark Hovermale, Interim Director of Students Music: Sue Scott, Organist; Carole Moon, accompanied by Sharon Smith Palm Sunday: we are continuing our Lenten sermon series, ‘A Portrait of God: The God Who Stays.’ At the end of Jesus’ life, many people questioned his authority and mocked his message. They […]

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 Travels (Video Service)

As we engage in online worship today for the second Sunday, we continue our Lenten sermon series, ‘A Portrait of God’ with ‘The God Who Travels.  We’re looking at two examples of when Jesus travelled great distances to achieve important milestones in his ministry – raising Lazarus from the dead, and his final return to […]