Many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And he was preaching the word to them. Mark 2:2

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Oct. 15, 2017
“Leading Causes of Life 2) Connection: The Art of Love” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Mark 3: 1 – 5 and John 13: 34 – 35
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Oct. 1, 2017
“Overwhelmed: A Well-Fitting Tempo” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Exodus 20: 8 – 11 and Matthew 11: 28 – 30
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Sept. 24, 2017
“Overwhelmed: Choices” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
1 Kings 3: 5 – 12
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“Overwhelmed: Trouble” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Romans 12: 9 – 21
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Sept. 10, 2017
“Overwhelmed: Race To Perfection” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Matthew 4: 43 – 48
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“Overwhelmed: Disaster” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Matthew 14: 22 – 33
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August 27, 2017
“Who Do You Say That I Am?” – Rev. Jim Taylor, Guest Pastor
Deuteronomy 30: 11 – 20 and Matthew 16: 13 – 20
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August 20, 2017
“Overwhelmed: 2) Noise” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
1 Samuel 3: 1 – 20
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August 13, 2017
“Build Together” – Reports of the SSP Team
Psalm 139: 13 – 14 and Hebrews 3: 1 – 6
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August 6, 2017
“Overwhelmed: 1) Crazy Busy” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Psalm 46 and Luke 10: 38 – 42
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July 30, 2017
“Testify To Love: Your Story Matters” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Matthew 13: 31 – 33 and 44 – 45
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July 23, 2017
“Ordinary to Extraordinary” – Rev. Laura Steed
Jeremiah 1: 4 – 10 and John 5: 1 – 18
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July 16, 2017
“Wanting, Having, Doing and Being” – Rev. Dr. Gary Putnam
Matthew 6: 25 – 33
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“Making Vows” – Rev. David Thompson
Numbers 30: 1 – 2
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July 2, 2017
“Love-Abiding Citizens” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Galatians 5:1, 13 – 25
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June 25, 2017
“A Severe Mercy” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Romans 5: 1 – 8
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June 18, 2017
“Father Abraham” – Rev. Dave Thompson
Genesis 12: 1 – 5
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June 11, 2017
“Not Made To Sit” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Matthew 28: 16 – 20
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June 4, 2017
“A Multicultural Miracle” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Acts 2:1 – 21
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May 28, 2017
“Defying Gravity” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Acts 1:1 – 11
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May 21, 2017
“E Pluribus Unum” – Rev. Jim Taylor
John 14:15 – 21 and
Acts 17:22 – 31
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May 14, 2017
“Acceptance”
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Luke 15: 11 – 32 – The Parable of the Lost Son.
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May 7, 2017
“Life Gate”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
John 10: 1 – 10
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April 30, 2017
“Gifts For The Journey”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
John 20: 19 – 31
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April 23, 2017
“When Jesus Drops In”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 24: 13 – 35
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April 16, 2017
Easter Sunday – “Look For The Living”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 24: 1 – 12
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April 9, 2017
Palm Sunday: Liturgy of the Passion
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Matthew 27: 11 – 54
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April 2, 2017
“Embracing the World”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Jeremiah 29: 10 – 14
and John 17:20 – 26
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Mar. 26, 2017
“In The Palm of God’s Hand”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Isaiah 40: 28 – 31
and John 17:6 – 19
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Mar. 19, 2017
“Purifying Prayer”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Psalm 51: 1 – 12
and Mark 2:15 – 17
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Mar. 12, 2017
“Esther”
– Rev. David Thompson
Esther 4: 13 – 14
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Mar. 5, 2017
“Partnering With God”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Psalm 139: 1 – 6, 13 – 18
and Luke 5:15 – 16; 6:12 – 13
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Feb. 26, 2017
Today’s message by storyteller Kirk Waller was not recorded for redistribution.
 
 
Feb. 19, 2017
“A Weighty Choice”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Deuteronomy 30: 15 - 20
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Feb. 12, 2017
“Church Parties?”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
1 Corinthians 1:10 - 18
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Feb. 5, 2017
“What God Wants”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Micah 6:1 - 8
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Jan. 29, 2017
“Follow Me!”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Matthew 4:12 - 23
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Jan. 22, 2017
The Cokesbury program “Surf Shack“, was not recorded for replay.
Luke 8:22 - 25
Jan. 15, 2017
“The Other ‘H’ Word: Hospitality”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
John 1:29 - 42

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Jan. 8, 2017
“A Change in the Right Direction”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Matthew 3:1 - 17
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Jan. 1, 2017
“Home By Another Way”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Matthew 2:1 - 12
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Dec. 25, 2016
“Simeon’s Song, Nunc Dimittis” – The First Christmas Carols”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 2:22 - 40
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Dec. 18, 2016
“Mary’s Song, The Magnificat. The First Christmas Carols”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 1:46 - 55
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Dec. 11, 2016
The Children’s Christmas Musical, “Guess Who’s Coming to Bethlehem” by Michael and Jill Gallina, was not recorded for replay.
Luke 2:1 - 8
Dec. 4, 2016
“Zechariah’s Song, Benedictus. The First Christmas Carols”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 1:57 - 79
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Nov. 27, 2016
“Elizabeth’s Song, Ave Maria. The First Christmas Carols”
– Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 1:26 - 42
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Nov. 20, 2016
“Who’s In Charge Here, Anyway?” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Colossians 1:9 - 20
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Nov. 13, 2016
“Your Future is Too Small” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Isaiah 65:17 – 25
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Nov. 6, 2016
“All Are Alive!” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 20: 27 – 38
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Oct. 30, 2016
“Give Thanks With a Grateful Heart” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 17: 11 – 19
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Oct. 23, 2016
“Growing Disciples: 6) A Life of Generosity” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
2 Corinthians 8:1 – 7
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Oct. 16, 2016
“Growing Disciples: 5) A Life of Service” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Ephesians 4:7, 11 – 16
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Oct. 9, 2016
“Growing Disciples: 4) A Life Obedient to Christ” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Ephesians 4:1 – 6
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Oct. 2, 2016
“Growing Disciples: 3) A Life Open to Jesus” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Ephesians 1:15 – 23
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Sept. 25, 2016
Today’s service was not recorded.
 
 
Sept. 18, 2016
“We’ll Keep The Light On For You” – Rev. Dr. Norm Mowery
Isaiah 60:1 – 5
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Sept. 11, 2016
“Growing Disciples: 2) A Life of Hospitality” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Hebrews 13:1 – 3 and
Luke 7:36 – 50
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September 4, 2016
“Growing Disciples: 1) A Life of Worship” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
John 4: 4 – 26

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August 28, 2016
“Claiming Our Values” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Philippians 4: 1 – 9

 
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August 21, 2016
“The Fruit of Discipline” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Hebrews 12:1-2, 7-12

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August 14, 2016
“Set Your Foundation” –
Sierra Service Project Youth & Adults
Matthew 7:24-27

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August 7, 2016
“Journey by Faith” – Rev. Lori Sawdon.
Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16

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July 31, 2016
“Being a Good Lover” –
Guest Pastor Rev. Dr. Alan Kimber.
Acts 17:22-28a and
Matthew 22:35-40

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July 24, 2016
“Leading From The Pews” –
Gwen Bortner, Central Valley Lay Leader
1 Corinthians 12:4-11, 27-31

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July 17, 2016
“Ten Ways to Add Years, Not Fears, to Your Life” –
Rev. Dr. Gary Putnam
Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16, 20-21

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July 10, 2016
“Ruth” – Rev. David Thompson
Jeremiah 22: 3 - 5 and Ruth 1: 16 - 18

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July 3, 2016
“Looking In The Mirror” – Rev. Debra Brady
Galatians 6: 1 - 16
America The Beautiful” (arr. M. Hayes) – Chancel Choir and Readers

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June 26, 2016
“The Compassion of a Healer” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 7: 11 - 17

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June 19, 2016
“The Faith of a Soldier” – Rev. Lori Sawdon
Luke 7: 1 - 10

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June 12, 2016
“Joseph of Nazareth” – Rev. David Thompson
Matthew 2: 13 - 15

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May 29, 2016
“Five Marks of a Methodist: 5) A Methodist Loves Others”
1 John 4:7-12, 19-21

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May 22, 2016
“My Beloved Child” – Rev. David Thompson
Mark 1: 9 - 11

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May 15, 2016
“Five Marks of a Methodist: 4) A Methodist Prays Constantly”
Acts 2: 1 - 4 and Romans 8: 18 - 28
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May 8, 2016
“Five Marks of a Methodist: 3) A Methodist Gives Thanks”
1 Thessalonians 5: 12 - 18
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May 1, 2016
“Five Marks of a Methodist: 2) A Methodist Rejoices in God”
Nehemiah 8: 1 - 3, 9 - 10 ; Matthew 5: 8, 10 & 12

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April 24, 2016
Youth-led Earth Day Worship Service: “Our Blessings”
Psalm 104:1-13 and 24-34

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April 17, 2016
“Five Marks of a Methodist: 1) A Methodist Loves God”
Matthew 22:34-39 and John 21:1-17

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April 10, 2016
“The Dance of Doubt and Faith”
John 20:19-30

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April 3, 2016
“Resurrection Imagination”
Luke 24:13-35

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Mar. 27, 2016
“I Am The Resurrection and the Life”
John 11:17-27 and John 20:1-18

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Mar. 20, 2016
“I Am The Way, The Truth, and the Life”
John 14:1-7

 
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Mar. 13, 2016
“I Am The True Vine”
John 15:1-8

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Mar. 6, 2016
“I Am The Good Shepherd”
John 10:1-15

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Feb. 21, 2016
“I Am The Bread of Life”
John 6:27-35

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Feb. 14, 2016
“Knowing The Great ‘I Am’”
Exodus 3:1 - 15

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Feb. 7, 2016
Worship service celebrating “HIS Little Feet” International Children’s Choir was not recorded for playback.
Matthew 4:18-22

 
 
Jan. 31, 2016
Family Worship service, with a reading of the story “Being Thankful” by Mercer Mayer, was not recorded for playback.
Colossians 3:12-17

 
 
Jan. 24, 2016
“You Are The Light of The World” (Rev. David Thompson)
Matthew 5:13-14

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Jan. 17, 2016
“366 Days of Thank You: The Biggest Obstacle to Gratitude”
Romans 12:9-19

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Jan. 10, 2016
“366 Days of Thank You: The Blessings of Baptism”
Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

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Jan. 3, 2016
“366 Days of Thank You: The Impact of Gratitude”
Matthew 2: 1-12

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