The Awakening Response – Upper Room

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As we conclude our sermon series on ‘The Awakening,’ we do so with a look at the second most important commandment as discussed in Mark 12:28-34.  When looking at the commandment ‘Love your neighbor as yourself,’ we have to start by deciding who our neighbor is, which was the question asked in Luke 10:25-37 (The Parable of the Good Samaritan). Then we need to decide if and how […]

The Awakening Response – Sanctuary

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As we conclude our sermon series on ‘The Awakening,’ we do so with a look at the second most important commandment as discussed in Mark 12:28-34.  When looking at the commandment ‘Love your neighbor as yourself,’ we have to start by deciding who our neighbor is, which was the question asked in Luke 10:25-37 (The Parable of the Good Samaritan). Then we need to decide if […]

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 […]

The Awakening Mind – Upper Room

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This service was designed and led by the 2019-20 FPCP 8th Grade Confirmation Class.  Assisted by leaders Doug & Julie Heasley and Rev. Mark Hovermale, the Confirmation students shared what they have learned, both in class and during their weekend retreat.  Rev. Mark, who shared the message with the students and the congregation, talked about […]

The Awakening Mind – Sanctuary

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This is the second installment in ‘The Awakening’ sermon series; today we’re looking at ‘The Awakening Mind.’  Rev. Campbell gave us an acronym to remember how to keep our mind’s focused on God using the word CALM: Celebrate God, Ask God for help, Leave your concerns with God, and Meditate on good things and the blessings of […]

The Awakening Heart and Soul – Upper Room

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Based on the Greatest Commandment shared with us by Jesus himself in Mark 12:28-34, the current sermon series is entitled ‘The Awakening.’  This week, we are looking at ‘The Awakening Heart and Soul.’  God gave His people this one commandment that summarizes all the previous commandments and that His poeple could hold onto in times of trouble.  […]

The Awakening Heart and Soul – Sanctuary

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Based on the Greatest Commandment shared with us by Jesus himself in Mark 12:28-34, the current sermon series is entitled ‘The Awakening.’  This week, we are looking at ‘The Awakening Heart and Soul.’  God gave His people this one commandment that summarizes all the previous commandments and that His people could hold onto in times of trouble.  […]

The Key To Being Renewed – Upper Room

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Over the years, our lives tend to collect the dirt and stains of life.  The vibrant colors of our youth diminish and become more monotone shades, until we are no longer shining examples that reflect our trust in God.  But, like Simon Peter, God meets us where we are, and helps us clean away the dimmed colors in our lives.  So, […]

The Key To Being Renewed – Sanctuary

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Over the years, our lives tend to collect the dirt and stains of life.  The vibrant colors of our youth diminish and become more monotone shades, until we are no longer shining examples that reflect our trust in God.  But, like Simon Peter, God meets us where we are, and helps us clean away the dimmed colors in our lives.  […]