Sermon Archive

Category: Sermons - Year: 2018

Chapter 2 ~ What’s Next?

Published on Dec 30th, 2018

30 December 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Guest speaker, Pastor Bill Warehime, Jr ~ Colossians 3:12-17; Luke 2:41-52...Read More


The Manger Is Why

Published on Dec 24th, 2018

24 December 2018 - 7pm Family Service ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Selected Verses from the first chapter of...Read More


Mary & Joseph Are Why

Published on Dec 23rd, 2018

23 December 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Luke 1:26-38 ~ Will (do) we answer "I am the Lord's...Read More


Angels Are Why

Published on Dec 16th, 2018

16 December 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Luke 2: 8-20 ~ God's messengers - as are we.  What...Read More


He Is Born ~ The Divine Christ Child

Published on Dec 9th, 2018

9 December 2018 ~ Chancel Choir Christmas Cantata ~ Erin Belcher, Directing...Read More


Christmas is Why

Published on Dec 2nd, 2018

2 December 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Isaiah 11:1-9; Luke 1:39-45 ~ The Hope of the World...Read More


Laity/Youth Sunday

Published on Nov 25th, 2018

25 November 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ The Pastor declared 25 November Youth Sunday at First Church.  Under...Read More


Do No Harm

Published on Nov 18th, 2018

18 November 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Exodus 20:13-17 ~ The last of the "Thou Shalt Nots."...Read More


One & Only

Published on Nov 11th, 2018

11 November 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Exodus 20:1-12 ~ After all He had done, how could they...Read More


All Saints Sunday

Published on Nov 4th, 2018

4 November 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Isaiah 40:28-31; Matthew 5:1-10 ~ Recognition and remembrance of the saints....Read More


A Good Wrestle

Published on Oct 14th, 2018

14 October 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Genesis 32:22-30 ~ Our wrestles with God seldom end with a...Read More


Greener Grass

Published on Oct 7th, 2018

7 October 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Genesis 12:1-9 ~ Only if the Shepherd is leading....Read More


Ark Builders

Published on Sep 30th, 2018

30 September 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Genesis 6:11-22 ~ Re-build or build require similar actions while the reasons...Read More


A Love Story For All Times

Published on Sep 25th, 2018

23 September 2018 - Homecoming Service ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Guest Speaker, Pastor Bill Warehime, Jr ~ Luke...Read More


Stand By Me

Published on Sep 16th, 2018

16 September 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Genesis 4:1-9 ~ Some good days, some not so much, but...Read More


It’s All Good

Published on Sep 9th, 2018

9 September 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Genesis 1:1-19 ~ God is good-all the time: It's all good!...Read More


That Which Defiles

Published on Sep 2nd, 2018

2 September 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Huffman, Pastor ~ Sermon by John Langenstein, Seminarian ~ Isaiah 29:13-14; Mark 7:1-15 ~...Read More


Insist on Grace

Published on Aug 26th, 2018

26 August 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Matthew 18:23-35; Ephesians 2:8-9 ~ 77 times 7?...Read More


Role Play

Published on Aug 19th, 2018

19 August 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Matthew 25:14-27; 1 Corinthians 12:12-26 ~ Get off your hands and...Read More


Graceful Generosity

Published on Aug 12th, 2018

12 August 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Matthew 20:1-16; 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 ~ Whether first or last, the...Read More


Heaven Sent

Published on Aug 6th, 2018

5 August 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Luke 16:19-31; 1 Corinthians 15:12-22 ~ If you want to live...Read More


A Simple Choice

Published on Jul 30th, 2018

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Three Steps to Being a Christian

Published on Jul 22nd, 2018

22 July 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Pastor Bill Warehime, preaching ~ Acts 2:37 - 3:10 ~ Believe...Read More


All Heart

Published on Jul 15th, 2018

The sermon for Sunday, July 15, is unavailable. The worship site was unavoidably relocated due to a utility emergency and recording devices were not...Read More


Be A Mustard Seed

Published on Jul 8th, 2018

8 July 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Mark 4:30-32; Romans 4:18-25 ~ Trust His word and become more...Read More


Tall Stories & Lofty Words

Published on Jul 1st, 2018

1 July 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Matthew 13:1-9; Acts 9:1-19 ~ A stoney road can grow grass - right,...Read More


From the Whirlwind

Published on Jun 24th, 2018

24 June 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Sermon by Seminarian John Langenstein ~ Job 38:1-11; Mark 4:35-41 ~...Read More


Caring For The Catch

Published on Jun 17th, 2018

17 June 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ 1 Corinthians 1:1-15, 17 ~ Keeping them from falling out of...Read More


Nets Full

Published on Jun 10th, 2018

10 June 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Acts 2:43-47 ~ You've got to cast them first!...Read More


Disciple Discovery

Published on May 27th, 2018

27 May 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ 1 Corinthians 12: 4-7, 11-13 ~ Are you still discovering?  Do...Read More


The Best Welcome

Published on May 20th, 2018

20 May 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Acts 2:1-12; Galatians 5:22-26 ~ Do we hear? Do we understand?...Read More


Meet An Angel

Published on May 13th, 2018

13 May 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Hebrews 13:1-3; Acts 10:1-15 ~ Have you entertained an angel without knowing?...Read More


A Cross to Follow

Published on May 6th, 2018

6 May 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Luke 9:23-25 ~ If no one plays the "second" part, there'll...Read More


Extra! Extra!

Published on Apr 29th, 2018

29 April 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Matthew 7:21-23; Psalm 139:1-6 ~ There's always more to know (via...Read More


Leaving Our Nets

Published on Apr 22nd, 2018

22 April 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Krystal Curtis, Liturgist ~ Matthew 4:18-22; Hebrews 111-3, 8-12 ~ "....Read More


Disciple After Disciple

Published on Apr 15th, 2018

15 April 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Liturgist , Krystal Curtis ~ Matthew 28:16-20 ~ He's counting on...Read More


Zeal For Your House

Published on Apr 8th, 2018

8 April 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Guest Pastor Ken Aker ~ John 2:13-22 ~ What's in your first aid kit?...Read More


Easter is Next

Published on Apr 2nd, 2018

Easter - 1 April 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ John 21:1-11, 15-17 ~ He is risen, to be...Read More


There’s Room At The Cross

Published on Mar 25th, 2018

Palm Sunday 2018 ~ Chancel Choir, Mark Adelsberger, Conducting; Narration by Bill Locke; Soloists: Kathy Bohrer, Pat Campbell, & Sandy...Read More


Lenten Victory

Published on Mar 18th, 2018

18 March 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ John 19:16-18, 25b-30 ~ Victory redefined....Read More


Lenten Choice

Published on Mar 11th, 2018

11 March 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Luke 43:32-43 ~ I choose paradise....Read More


Lenten Communion

Published on Mar 4th, 2018

4 March 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ John 1:1-5, 10-14; 1 John 1: 5-9 ~ Repentance...Read More


Lenten Apology

Published on Feb 25th, 2018

25 February 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Romans 7:15-20; Psalm 51:1-17 ~ A contrite heart....Read More


Lenten Valentine

Published on Feb 18th, 2018

18 February 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Mark 10:17-22 ~ He loved him....Read More


Possibility

Published on Feb 11th, 2018

11 February 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ John 6:1-14 ~ From possibility...Read More


Running Over

Published on Jan 21st, 2018

21 January 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Matthew 28:16-20; Luke 6:37-38 & 15:11-32 ~ Generosity...Read More


The Book Is Better

Published on Jan 14th, 2018

14 January 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ John Langenstein, Seminarian, preaching ~ Luke 4:1-13; Deuteronomy 6:13-18 &...Read More


Royal Beauty Bright

Published on Jan 7th, 2018

7 January 2018 ~ Reverend Doug Hoffman, Pastor ~ Matthew 2:1-12 ~ This Bright Light of Ours...Read More