At One

September 24, 2017 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: At One Scripture: Romans 3:21-31 Yesterday being a beautiful Saturday, they went out for breakfast and spent some time at Freedom Park for the Festival before stopping by the Farmer’s Market at the corner of Kings and Morehead. Upon returning home, […]

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What Kind of God is This?

October 1, 2017 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost/ World Communion Sunday Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: What Kind of God is This? Scripture: Philippians 2:1-11; Mark 14:12-16 Very rarely has a conversation between two criminals contributed to theology. Yet, that is exactly what happened that Friday afternoon on a hill outside Jerusalem. Two thieves […]

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September 17, 2017 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Two Pastoral Reflections – The Destructive Gospel & There Goes the Judge Scripture: Romans 14:1-13; Matthew 18:21-35 THE DESTRUCTIVE GOSPEL Romans 14:1-13 “Welcome those who are weak in faith, but not for the purpose of quarreling over opinions. 2Some believe in […]

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Imagine A Church

September 10, 2017 – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost/Ordination and Installation of Deacons Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon:  Imagine A Church Scripture: Matthew 16:13-19 Last week, four people arrived early for a meeting and were waiting in the hallway. Six more folks were yet to arrive. As I turned the corner, I rattled my keys […]

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Our Sweet Husband

  August 27, 2017 – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimers: Rev. Martha Kearse, DMin, Rev. Allison Benfield, Rev. Lee Gray and J. Kevin Gray Sermon:  Our Sweet Husband Scripture:  Deuteronomy 6:4-5; Song of Solomon 1; Ephesians 5:21-33

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Labor of Love

September 3, 2017 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Labor of Love Scripture: 1 John 4:7-21 As the stranger entered the room, he whispered to the servant, “Excuse me. I need your help.” The servant’s life was helping people; therefore, the stranger’s request was not odd. Nonetheless, the servant looked […]

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Craving Simplicity

  August 20, 2017 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments for the 21st Century: The Calling of Wisdom Sermon: Craving Simplicity Scripture: Exodus 20:17; Psalm 103:1-5, Joel 2:21-27; Mathew 6:24-34 Would you like to understand the will of God more clearly? A few months ago, a […]

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Southern Gentle Lady, Be Good

  August 13, 2017 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Martha D. Kearse, DMin Sermon Series: Ten Commandments for the Twenty-First Century: The Calling of Wisdom Sermon: Southern Gentle Lady, Be Good Scripture: Exodus 20:16; James 3 We all know the answer to this one question—no matter what the circumstances under which it is asked: […]

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Thief

August 6, 2017 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost/Communion Proclaimer: Rev. Martha D. Kearse, DMin Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments for the 21st Century: The Calling of Wisdom Sermon: Thief Scripture: Exodus 20:15; Malachi 3:8-10; Psalm 24, 2 Samuel 12:1-7; Ephesians 4:1-28 Sure, I’m a thief. And, as I confess this to you, I want to be […]

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Thou Shalt Commit Commitment

July 30, 2017 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments for the 21st Century: The Calling of Wisdom Sermon: Thou Shalt Commit Commitment Scripture: Exodus 20:14; Matthew 5:27-28; John 8:1-11 Jesus used a phrase that is a riddle to many people. After teaching, Jesus would often say, […]

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