Fruit of the Spirit: Self Control — Upper Room

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As we continue our sermon series on the Fruit of the Spirit, we look at Self Control.  Having Self Control is having the ability to resist the things of the world, like donuts, or marshmallows, or records.  When we listen to God’s word for guidance, and we use our self control to avoid the worldly […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Self Control — Sanctuary

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Note: Please accept our apologies for the delay in posting this service; there was a power outage mid-service on June 3rd, and we needed to rerecord a portion of the service. As we continue our sermon series on the Fruit of the Spirit in conjunction with Baccalaureate Sunday, we look at Self Control.  Having Self Control is […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness — Upper Room

As we continue our series on the Fruit of the Spirit, we look today at Faithfulness as seen through the story of Shadrach, Meschach and Abednego.  Their firm belief in God’s faithfulness aided them as they stood up against mighty King Nebuchadnezzar, were thrown into the fiery furnace, and came out unscathed.  We, too, face many fires in […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness — Sanctuary

As we continue our series on the Fruit of the Spirit, we look today at Faithfulness as seen through the story of Shadrach, Meschach and Abednego.  Their firm belief in God’s faithfulness aided them as they stood up against mighty King Nebuchadnezzar, were thrown into the fiery furnace, and came out unscathed.  We, too, face many fires in […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Love — Upper Room

We returned to the Fruit of the Spirit — Love (the original service did not take place due to a power outage).  We are told throughout scripture that the church is the Bride of Christ.  Thus, if we are a part of Christ’s church, then we are living today as God’s beloved.  God’s love claims us.  […]

“Music of the Masters” Choir Concert – Sanctuary

Today, the Festival Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth presented a special spring concert entitled: “Music of the Masters.”  Featuring classical scripture-based works by Frank, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Faure, Thompson, Brahms, Mozart, and Rutter, this was an uplifting and inspiring service of music and the Word. Order of Service: Choral Introit: “God Gave Us […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness — Upper Room

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As we recognize Mother’s Day, we take a look at the Fruit of the Spirit of Kindness.  Rev. Schaefer pointed out, especially as we think about the kindness of mothers on Mother’s Day, that in a world where you can be anything, BE KIND.  It is something we can choose to be at any opportunity.  We […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness — Sanctuary

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As we recognize both Confirmation Sunday and Mother’s Day, we take a look at the Fruit of the Spirit of Kindness.  Rev. Schaefer pointed out, especially to our Confirmands who are taking the next big step in their spiritual lives, that in a world where you can be anything, BE KIND.  It is something we […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Patience — Upper Room

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We continue our series on The Fruit of the Spirit with a look at Patience.  Rev. Schaefer began by asking the question, “How much time do we spend waiting?” We’re a society of waiting – waiting for traffic, in lines, on hold, for service people, for doctors, for packages, for special events, for the flowers […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Patience — Sanctuary

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We continue our series on The Fruit of the Spirit with a look at Patience.  Rev. Schaefer began by asking the question, “How much time do we spend waiting?” We’re a society of waiting – waiting for traffic, in lines, on hold, for service people, for doctors, for packages, for special events, for the flowers […]