Upcoming Sermons

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December Sermon Series
Advent/Christmas Series:  A Geography of Salvation
The path to Bethlehem with landmarks from the book of Isaiah

December 8:  Advent 2
Sermon Title:  A Tangible Hope
Scriptures:  Isaiah 11:1-10 and Matthew 3:1-12
Theme:  Even in the midst of a broken creation, signs of hope emerge
Q:  What signs of God’s presence do you see in your daily lives?

December 15:  Advent 3
Sermon Title:  A Desert in Bloom
Scriptures:  Isaiah 35:1-10 and Matthew 11:2-11
Theme:  Advent isn’t only about God’s movement toward us. Advent is also about our movement toward God. 
Q: What does the pathway to God look like for you?

December 22:  Advent 4
Sermon Title:  Somewhere between Heaven and Hell
Scriptures:  Isaiah 7:10-16 and Matthew 1:18-25
Theme:  Emmanuel, God-with-us, is here.
Q:  How does God comfort you in your suffering?

December 24 Christmas Eve
Sermon Title:  A Feast of Light
Scriptures:  Isiah 9:2-7 and Luke 2:1-20
Theme:  Although we still walk in the places of darkness, the Christ light shines.
Q:  How is God-with-us as our lives unfold?

December 29 (Rev. William McFadden guest preacher)
Sermon Title:  Out of Egypt
Scriptures:  Isaiah 63:7-9 and Matthew 2:13-23

January 5
Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12
Title:  Forward in Faith
Theme:  Follow the Star
Q:  How will you move forward in faith in the coming year?

January 12
Psalm 29 and Matthew 3:13-17
Title:  Indomitable word
Theme:  God’s word is effective, powerful and indomitable
Q:  When have you heard the voice of  the Lord?

January 19
Psalm 40:1-11
Title:  Help for the helpless
Theme:  we have no hope but God
Q:  How has God made a way for you?

January 26
Psalm 27:1-9
Title:  A song for the age of anxiety
Theme:  With God we can relieve our fears
Q:  How has God been your light and salvation?

February 2
Scripture:  Matthew 5:1-12
Title:  Blessed are we
Theme:  The hungry are those who hunger and thirst after God’s righteousness
Q:  Are you happy in the Lord?

February 9
Rev. Kathy Dickriede preaching
Coordinator for Missions and Community Engagement for East Ohio Conference

February 16
Deaconess Sherri Buehl from Flat Rock Homes

February 23
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Title:  Love Abides
Theme:  God’s love is a promise that lasts
Q:  How is God’s love lived out in your life?
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February 26
Ash Wednesday 7 pm at Ridgewood with Good Shepherd
Psalm 51:1-17
Title:  Get Washed up with God
Theme:  Be created anew
Q: What shape is your heart in?

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