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All sermons below by Dr. Randy Ashcraft unless otherwise noted.

December 2016

  • December 4       What Did You Expect?         Luke 1:46-55, Matthew 11:2-11     Dr. Tracy Hartman – listen (24:45)
  • December 11     Thy Kingdom Come              Isaiah 11:1-10; Matthew 6:9-15     Dr. Tracy Hartman –  listen (21:34)
  • December 18     Ready or Not…                      Dr. Tracy Hartman – listen (13:53)
  • December 24    An Innkeeper’s Awakening   Dr. Tim Dixonlisten (10:38)

November 2016

  • November 6     Saint Who?          Hebrews 12:1-2; Ephesians 1:11-23      Dr. Tracy Hartman – listen (12:56)
  • November 13   God Brought Near      Psalm 121; Colossians 1:24-29, 3:15-17   Dr. Robert Guffey – listen (31:52)
  • November 20   Out of Many, One      Matthew 5:21-22, 33-37, 43-45    Brent Walker – listen (22:50)
  • November 27    Cheerful Consent: By Leaps and Bounds   Acts 3:1-10; 4:19-22   Dr. Scott Spencer – listen (22:24)

October 2016

  • October 2          Angels Unaware                   Genesis 18:1-14; Hebrews 13:1-3; 15-16  Dr. Tim Dixon – listen (16:11)
  • October 9          Church cancelled – Hurricane Matthew
  • October 16        Stewardementia                   Deuteronomy 8:10-20; 2 Peter 1:12-15    Dr. Bill Wilson – listen (23:36)
  • October 23       A Sure Faith in Uncertain Times    Habakkuk 2:1-4; 2 Timothy 1:7    Dr. Leslie Copeland-Tune
  • October 30      I Thank My God For Every Remembrance of You        Philippians 1:3-11 – listen (28:05)

September 2016

  • September 4    God Has a Market for Cracked Pots   Jeremiah 18:1-11; 2 Corinthians 4:7-12, 16-18 – listen (25:54)
  • September 11   Radicalized Love                      Psalm 51:1-10; Luke 15:1-10 – listen (19:59)
  • September 18   The Last Seven Words of the Church    Psalm 148; Acts 11:1-18  Dr. Tracy Hartman – listen (16:50)
  • September 25   Sing a New Song                     Psalm 96:1-6; Romans 15:5-7; 9b-13 – listen (10:24)
    Witness to Faith and Song – Tim Dixon – listen (6:55)
    A Congregational Statement of Faith – Bob Shoup – listen (4:28)
    From Possibility to Publication – Mark Hopper

August 2016

  • August 7   Are Your Bags Packed?                  Genesis 15:1-6; Luke 12:32-48 – listen (21:09)
  • August 14  Olympic Glory!                               Psalm 82; Hebrews 11:29-12:2 – listen (28:14)
  • August 21  Traditioned Innovation                Isaiah 58:9-14; Luke 13:10-17
  • August 28  Life in the Cheap Seats                 Jeremiah 2:4-13; Luke 14:1-14 – listen (22:11)

July 2016

  • July 3       Making Peace, Not War                   Matthew 5:43-48 – listen (24:29)
  • July 10     In All Things, God       Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52; Romans 8:28-39    Dr. Al Hill – listen (16:18)
  • July 17      When Prayers Are Not Enough    Genesis 18:20-33; Luke 11:1-13 – listen (28:57)
  • July 24     A Generous Orthodoxy                   Amos 8:1-12; Colossians 1:15-28 – listen (22:09)
  • July 31      God Never Gives Up                        Hosea 11:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 – listen (27:09)

June 2016

  • June 5      Has God Really Come to Help?      I Kings 17:8-24; Luke 7:11-17 – listen (24:58)
  • June 12    Do You See This Woman?               Luke 7:36-8:3  – listen (24:41)
  • June 19    Jesus Wept                                         Matthew 27:27-46 – listen (33:02)
  • June 26   Muhammad Ali Changed His Name: What About You?      Isaiah 49:1-7; Luke 1:57-66 – listen (25:37)

May 2016

  • May 1        Being Present Where We Are      1 Corinthians 11:17-29   Dr. Tim Dixon – listen (15:39)
  • May 8       What Are You Looking For?         Acts 1:1-11, Luke 24:44-53 – listen (21:47)
  • May 15      Do You Speak My Language?       Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21 – listen (30:48)
  • May 22     Resiliency 101                       Romans 5:1-5    Rev. Joanna Tarr – listen (18:01)
  • May 29     Anniversary Sunday     Psalm 100; Ephesians 3:14-19, 4:16; John 15:9-17   Sacred stories from Evan Van Leeuwen, Jr., Candy Gregor, Wayne Jakubowski – listen (24:47)

April 2016

  • April 3       Sermon by Dr. Michael Sciretti, Jr.     Psalm 150, Rev. 1:4-8, Luke 24:13-53 – listen (22:32)
  • April 10     The Care and Feeding of Human Beings     Psalm 130, John 21:1-19 – listen (24:56)
  • April 17      Where Do You Go To Cry?      Psalm 23, Revelation 7:9-17 – listen (27:44)
  • April 24     Love Wins                                   Revelation 21:1-6, John 13:31-35 – listen (26:45)

March 2016

  • March 6     Reconciled                        Psalm 32, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 – listen (20:18)
  • March 13    Giving Away the Farm          Isaiah 43:16-21, John 12:1-8 – listen (16:06)
  • March 20   Setting Sail Into the Storm                           Luke 19:28-40 – listen (23:30)
  • March 27    Truth Is Sometimes Stranger Than Fiction  Luke 24:1-12 – listen (21:07)

February 2016

  • February 7     Never Lose Heart            2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2, Luke 9:28-36 – listen (19:48)
  • February 14   Church Transformation 101     Mark 9:33-35    Dr. Bill Wilson – listen (29:59)
  • February 21   God Loves Norfolk, Virginia; Do You?    Psalm 27, Luke 13:31-35 – listen (18:45)
  • February 28   Holy “Manure”     Luke 13:1-9    Rev. Rachel Sciretti  – listen (13:33)

January 2016

  • January 3        In The Fullness of Time:  Getting Close to God         Jeremiah 31:7-14, John 1:1-18 – listen (18:08)
  • January 10      What is Your Name?       Isaiah 43:1-7, Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 – listen (20:39)
  • January 17       Water Into Wine.  Seriously!       Isaiah 62:1-5, John 2:1-11 – listen (23:46)
  • January 24      Snow Day
  • January 31       Am I Good Enough?             Jeremiah 1:4-10, Luke 4:21-30 – listen (22:07)

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