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September 13, 2020 — “Putting On Jesus”

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September 6, 2020 —Divine Double Entendre

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August 30, 2020 — Being on the Right Side of a Closing Door

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August 23, 2020 — The Road Paved with God Intentions, Conclusion

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August 16, 2020 — The Road Paved With God Intentions, Part Two

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August 9, 2020 — The Road Paved with God Intentions, Part One

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August 2, 2020 — Touched” By an Angel

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July 26, 2020 — “Weeding Against the Grain”

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July 19, 2020 —The Angel Angle

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July 12, 2020 — Selling Out Our Heritage

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July 5, 2020 — Total “Repavity”

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June 28, 2020 —Il Buono, Il Bello, Il Vero

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June 21, 2020 — He Called God Father

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June 14, 2020 — THE Capital Rewards Program

(Matthew 10:40-42, Romans 5:1-8)

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June 7, 2020 — Valedictory Validations

(Matthew 28:16-20; II Corinthians 13:11-14)

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May 31, 2020 — Good to Go!

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May 24, 2020 — Feeding Memories

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May 17, 2020 — Skyfall Living

(Isaiah 1:12-18; Hebrews 1:10-12)

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May 10, 2020 — Doxological Devotion

(John 17:1-5; I Peter 2:1-10)

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May 3, 2020 — Mane Nobiscum

Luke 24:29 – “Stay with us, for it is nearly evening; the day is almost over.”

(John 10:1-18, I John 3:16-24)

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April 26, 2020 — The Saddest Words

(Luke 24:13-49)

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April 19, 2020 —Don’t Live! You May Die!

(John 20:19-31, I Peter 1:3-9)

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April 12, 2020, Easter  — So Heavenly Minded That We ARE Earthly Good

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April 10, 2020, Good Friday — At Cross Purposes

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April 9, Maundy Thursday– Trading Places

Worship Materials for Maundy Thursday 2020


April 5, 2020, Palm Sunday — Not Your Battle, Part II

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March 29, 2020 — “Not Your Battle”

(Selections from II Chronicles 20)

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(No worship service March 22 due to coronavirus restrictions)


March 15, 2020 — Thirst Things First

(John 4:5-30, 39-42)

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March 8, 2020 —Divine Obstetrics

(Genesis 12:1-5; John 3:1-17)

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March 1, 2020 — Our Dual Inheritance

(Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-6; Matthew 4:1-11; Romans 5:12-19)

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Ash Wednesday February 26, 2020 — Fast, Pray, Love

(Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21)


February 23, 2020 — Be There AND Be Square!”

(Matthew 17:1-9; II Peter 1:16-21)

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February 16, 2020 — “Sole et Sale

(Matthew 5:13-20)

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February 9, 2020 —Built to Last

(Matthew 4:23-5:2; 7:24-25; 9:35)

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February 2, 2020 —Walk, Pray, Love

(Micah 6:1-8)

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January 26, 2020 — “The First Untied Church of Christ in Corinth

(I Corinthians 1:10-18)

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January 19, 2020 — Question

(John 1:29-42; I Corinthians 1:1-9)

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January 12, 2020 — Gift Returns

(Mark 1:4-11; Luke 3:15-22)

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January 5, 2020 — “The Ultimate ‘I’ Exam”

(II Timothy 4:1-8)

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December 29, 2019 — What’s the Word ?

(Isaiah 8:19 – 9:7; John 1:1-14)

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December 24, 2019 — “The Hopes and Fears of All The Years Are Met in Thee Tonight”


December 22, 2019 — Dog Races

(Matthew 1:18-25; Romans 1:1-7)

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December 15, 2019 — Dancing in the Dark

(Isaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:2-19)

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December 8, 2019 — Scripture’s Stump Speech

(Isaiah 11:1-10, Romans 16:4-13)

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December 1, 2019 — God’s Got a Secret”

(Matthew 24:36-44; Romans 13:11-14)

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November 24, 2019 — Rough and Ready!

(Luke 21:5-19, I Thessalonians 5:16-18)

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November 17, 2019 — Faithful or Fretful Feet?

(Habakkuk 3:16-19, Matthew 6:25-34)


November 10, 2019 — God Has View

(Psalm 73, Habakkuk 1:1-13, 2:1-4)

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November 3, 2019 — Zaccheaus: Standing Tall and Honest

 (Luke 19:1-10)

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October 27, 2019 — Taking the Gospel to Mars

(Acts 17:22-32, John 14:1-11)

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October 20, 2019 — “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” (Christian Education Sunday; Director of Young Adult Ministries Matthew Majeika speaking)

(II Timothy 3:14-4:5)

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October 13, 2019 — Be That One out of Ten!”

(Jeremiah 29:1-7; Luke 17:11-19)

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October 6, 2019 — “UN-Twisted”

(Luke 17:1-10, II Timothy 1:1-14)

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September 29, 2019 —Affirmative Actions

(Jeremiah 32:1-15; I Timothy 6:6-19)

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September 22, 2019 —A Balmy Parable

(Jeremiah 8:18-9:1; Luke 16:1-13)

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September 15, 2019 — Not-So-Desired Skill Sets

(Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; I Timothy 1:12-17)

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September 8, 2019 — From Useless to Ulysses

(Philemon 1-21, Jeremiah 18:1-11)

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September 1, 2019 — What’s Entertainment?”

(Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16)

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August 25, 2019 —How To Love Hurting People

(Luke 13:10-17)

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August 18, 2009 — When to Leap Before You Look

(Hebrews 11:29-12:2)

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August 11, 2019 — “Intentsional” Living, Part II

(Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16)

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August 4, 2019 —Intentsional” Living, Part I

(Luke 12:13-21; Hebrews 11:8-10)

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July 28, 2019 — “Rocking our Children”

(Joshua 4:1-7; Luke 11:1-13)

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July 21, 2019 —Abiding Time

(John 15:1-8; Luke 10:38-42)

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July 14, 2019 — “Charge From the Congregation

Service of Ordination to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament for Stephen Louis Clark


July 14, 2019 — Let’s Ask the Right Question

(Luke 10:25-37)

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July 7, 2019 —  Graced for Good

(Service of Commissioning, Responsive Reading, opening hymn and a brief history of our youth summer mission trips)

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June 30, 2019 — Let Me Out!”

(Galatians 5:1, 13-25)

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June 23, 2019 — The First Missionary

(Psalm 42, Luke 8:26-39)

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June 16, 2019 —Brood to Perfection

(Genesis 1:1-2; Romans 8:12-17)

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June 9, 2019 — Apostolic Anger Management, Part II

(Acts 16:22-40, 22:22-29)

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June 2, 2019 — Apostolic Anger Management, Part 1

(Psalm 4, Acts 16:16-34)

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May 26, 2019 — Youth Sunday testimonials by graduating seniors Luke Donovan and Faith Ruhren; meditation by Ministry Intern Stephen Clark, “Cling to Jesus”

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Luke Testimonial


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Faith Testimonial

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May 19, 2019 — Standing in God’s Way”

(Acts 11:1-18; John 13:31-35)

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May 12, 2019 (Ministry Intern Stephen Clark) — “Complicated Celebrations”

(Ezra 3:8-13, Haggai 2:2-9, Revelation 21:9-11, 22-27)

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May 5, 2019 (The Rev. Dr. James Glenn, guest minister)  — “‘Tis a Gift to be Simple”

(Deuteronomy 6:1-5; Matthew 22:33-40)


April 28, 2019 — A Divine Breath of Fresh Air

(John 20:19-31, Acts 2:14, 22-39)

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April 21, 2019 (Easter) — “… And From Ashes to Alleluias!”

(Mark 16:1-8, Acts 10:34-43)

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April 19 (Maundy Thursday) — “On the Night He Was Betrayed“”

(Matthew 26:14-30; 27:1-5)

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April 14, 2019 (Palm/Passion Sunday) From Alleluias to Ashes …

(Selected readings Palm Sunday)

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April 7, 2019 (9:00 a.m. service) — “Being Bethany (John 12:1-11)

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(10:30 a.m. service, “Kirking of the Tartans”) — Sae the Lord be Thankit  (John 6:1-14)

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March 31, 2019 — Ministry Intern Stephen Clark, “Changing the World With a Handful of Dust”

(Exodus 4:1-17, 9:8-12)

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March 24, 2019 — Turning on a Dime

(Isaiah 55:1-9, Luke 13:1-9)

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March 17, 2019 –No “Fox Pause”

(Nehemiah 4:1-3; Luke 13:31-35; Philippians 3:12-4:1)

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March 10 . 2019 — “Marginalizing Our Faith”

(Genesis 12:1-9; Luke 4:1-13)

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March 6, 2019 (Ash Wednesday) Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

(Ash Wednesday bulletin with liturgy and readings)


March 3, 2019 — Going on Faith Book

(Exodus 34:29-35; Luke 9:28-36, II Peter 1:3-6)

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February 24, 2019 — Life’s Gates Part II

(Selections from Nehemiah 3, Responsive Reading )

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February 17, 2019 — Life’s Gates

(Selections from Nehemiah 3; John 10:1-10)

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February 10, 2019 — Be Preprayered!

(Nehemiah 2:1-10; I Peter 5:6-11)

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February 3. 2019 — The Original Tale of Two Cities

(Nehemiah 1)

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January 27, 2019 — The Watergate Revival

75th Annual Meeting of the Corporation and Congregation

(Nehemiah 8:1-12) 

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January 20, 2019 —Mother Mary Says to US …

(Isaiah 62:1-5, John 2:1-11)

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January 13, 2019 — “The Ultimate Confirmation”

(Isaiah 43:1-9; Matthew 3:13-17)

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January 6 — “Returning a Different Way”

(Matthew 2:1-12)

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December 30, 2018 (Ministry Intern Stephen Clark)“Advent II: The Return of the King”

(Mark 13:28-37; II Peter 3:8-10)

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December 24, 2018 — What’s His Name?

(Isaiah 9:6-7)


December 23, 2018 — … And a Time for Peace

(Micah 5:2-5; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55)

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December 16, 2018 — Joyful and Triumphant!

(Zephaniah 3:14-20, Revelation 5)

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December 9, 2018 — Can YOU Dig It?”

(Malachi 3:1-4; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 1:68-79)

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December 2, 2018 — Jesus is Coming … Look Busy!

(Jeremiah 33:14-16;  I Thessalonians 3:6-13)

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November 25, 2018 — THE Word Icon

(Hebrews 1:1-3;  Colossians 1:9-20)

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November 18, 2018 — ANOTHER November Call for a Recount!

(Hebrews 10:11-25)

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November 11, 2018 — GIVE Shemafully!

(I Chronicles 29:10-14; Mark 12:38-44)

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November 4, 2018 — LIVE Shemafully!”

(Mark 12:28-34)

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October 28, 2018 — What Do You Want Jesus To Do For YOU?

(Mark 10:35-52)

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October 21, 2018 — Keeping Children in OUR Place

(Mark 10:13-16, Ephesians 6:1-4)

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October 14, 2018 — From One Rich Young Ruler to Another

(Mark 10:17-31)

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October 7, 2018 —The Church’s Rehearsal Dinner

(Genesis 2:18-25; Mark 10:2-16)

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September 30, 2018 — Sorry, Help and Thanks!

(Mark 9:38-41, James 5:13-20)

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September 23, 2018 — How Great WHO Art?

(James 4:1-12, Mark 9:30-37)

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September 16, 2018 —Losers Keepers, Not Weepers

(James 3; Mark 8:27-37)

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September 9, 2018 — Fortune Focus

(Proverbs 22:1-10, 22-25; James 2:1-19)

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