Rev. Mark Gauen

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August 12, 2018 -- 12th Sunday after Pentecost
First Lesson: Philippians 4:4-7
Second Lesson: Matthew 6:25-34
Sermon: "Taking Care of Today's Troubles"
August 5, 2018 -- 11th Sunday after Pentecost
Scripture Lesson: Isaiah 40:28-31
Sermon: "To Be Lifted Up "
July 29, 2018 -- 10th Sunday after Pentecost
First Lesson: Isaiah 6:1-8
Second Lesson: Revelation 4:1-11
Sermon: "Composing the Faith: Henry Thomas Smart "
July 22, 2018 -- 9th Sunday after Pentecost
First Lesson: Acts 27:1-2, 13-25
Second Lesson: Ephesians 6:10-18
Sermon: "Composing the Faith: John Bacchus Dykes "
July 15, 2018 -- 8th Sunday after Pentecost
First Lesson: Psalm 23:1-6
Second Lesson: Matthew 19:13-15
Sermon: "Composing the Faith: William Bradbury "
July 8, 2018 -- 7th Sunday after Pentecost
First Lesson: Psalm 118:1-4
Second Lesson: Matthew 13:44-46
Sermon: "Composing the Faith: Johan Cruger"
July 1, 2018 -- 6th Sunday after Pentecost
Scripture Lesson: Galatians 5:13-25
Sermon: "In Pursuit of Liberty"
June 24, 2018 -- 5th Sunday after Pentecost
First Lesson: I Corinthians 1:18-22
Second Lesson: Mark 2:1-12
Sermon: "If at First You Don't Succeed..."
June 17, 2018 -- 4th Sunday after Pentecost
Outdoor Worship
Sermon: "Contemplations on Trees, Nature and God" (recording not available)
June 10, 2018 -- 3rd Sunday after Pentecost
First Lesson: Psalm 138
Second Lesson: Mark 3:20-35
Sermon: "That Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (Rev. Mary Jane Hitt)
June 3, 2018 -- 2nd Sunday after Pentecost
Ordination and Installation Sunday
First Lesson: II Corinthians 4:5-12
Second Lesson: Mark 2:23-3:6
Sermon: "Never in a Month of Sundays"
May 27, 2018 -- Trinity Sunday
Memorial Sunday
First Lesson: Isaiah 6:1-8
Second Lesson: Romans 8:12-17
Sermon: "Three Hands Clapping"
May 20, 2018 -- Pentecost Sunday
Teacher & Graduate Recognition Sunday
First Lesson: Ezekiel 37:1-14
Second Lesson: Acts 2:1-21
Sermon: "A Breath of Fresh Air"
May 13, 2018 -- Seventh Sunday in Eastertide
Scripture Lesson: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
Sermon: "On Not Being First"
May 6, 2018 -- Sixth Sunday in Eastertide
Music Appreciation Sunday
First Lesson: I John 5:1-6
Second Lesson: John 15:9-17
Sermon: "That Your Joy May Be Complete"
April 29, 2018 -- Fifth Sunday in Eastertide
Building Dedication
First Lesson: I Corinthians 3:9-17
Second Lesson: Matthew 5:13-16
Sermon: "The Church on the Hill"
April 22, 2018 -- Fourth Sunday in Eastertide
First Lesson: I John 3:16-24
Second Lesson: Matthew 25:31-46
Sermon: "It's the Little Things that Count"
April 15, 2018 -- Third Sunday in Eastertide
First Lesson: I John 3:1-7
Second Lesson: Luke 24:36b-48
Sermon: "The Forgiveness Society"
April 8, 2018 -- Second Sunday in Eastertide
First Lesson: I John 1:1-2:2
Second Lesson: John 20:19-31
Sermon: "What Do We Do After Easter?"
April 1, 2018 -- Easter Sunday
First Lesson: I Corinthians 15:12-28
Second Lesson: John 20:1-18
Sermon: "The Root of All Meaning"
March 25, 2018 -- Palm Sunday
Scripture Lesson: Luke 19:28-40
Sermon: "A Different Kind of Victory"
March 18, 2018 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent
First Lesson: Psalm 89:11-18
Second Lesson: Mark 12:41-44
Sermon: "Making Lent Meaningful: Giving" (recording not available)
March 11, 2018 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent
First Lesson: I Samuel 3:1-10
Second Lesson: Exodus 31:1-11
Sermon: "Making Lent Meaningful: Serving" (recording not available)
March 4, 2018 -- Third Sunday in Lent
First Lesson: Romans 8:22-27
Second Lesson: John 17
Sermon: "Making Lent Meaningful: Prayer"
February 25, 2018 -- Second Sunday in Lent
First Lesson: Exodus 20:8-11
Second Lesson: Matthew 11:28-30
Sermon: "Making Lent Meaningful: Sabbath" (recording not available)
February 18, 2018 -- First Sunday in Lent
First Lesson: Deuteronomy 8:1-6
Second Lesson: Matthew 4:1-11
Sermon: "Making Lent Meaningful: Fasting"
February 11, 2018 -- Sixth Sunday after Epiphany
Transfiguration Sunday
Scripture Lesson: Psalm 40:1-11
Sermon: "Out of and Into the Pit"
February 4, 2018 -- Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
First Lesson: Genesis 4:1-7
Second Lesson: Matthew 5:21-24
Sermon: "What's Got Him So Angry"
January 28, 2018 -- Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Youth Sunday
First Lesson: Isaiah 35:4-7
Second Lesson: Mark 7:24-30
Sermon: "Taking Hold of Jesus"
January 21, 2018 -- Third Sunday after Epiphany
First Lesson: Psalm 62:5-12
Second Lesson: Mark 1:14-20
Sermon: "Gone Fishin"
January 14, 2018 -- Second Sunday after Epiphany
First Lesson: Psalm 118:24-29
Second Lesson: I Corinthians 1:1-9
Sermon: "Do You Want to Go Fast ... Or Do You Want to Go Far?"
January 7, 2018 -- First Sunday after Epiphany
First Lesson: Ephesians 1:15-23
Second Lesson: Mark 1:4-11
Sermon: "Waters of Renewal"
December 31, 2017 -- First Sunday after Christmas
New Year's Eve
First Lesson: Isaiah 61:10-62:3
Second Lesson: Luke 2:22-40
Sermon: "Looking Forward, Looking Back" (Karen Gaines, CRE)
December 24, 2017 -- Fourth Sunday in Advent
Christmas Eve
First Lesson: Isaiah 9:2-7
Second Lesson: Micah 5:2-5a
Sermon: "The Significance of the Insignificant"
December 17, 2017 -- Third Sunday in Advent
First Lesson: Phillipians 2:5-8
Second Lesson: John 3:16-21
Sermon: "Gifts with Eternal Value"
December 10, 2017 -- Second Sunday in Advent
First Lesson: I Timothy 5:3-8
Second Lesson: Matthew 25:31-30
Sermon: "Care Giving and the Christmas Spirit"
December 3, 2017 -- First Sunday in Advent
Scripture Lesson: Luke 1:26-38
Sermon: "Fear Not" (Rev. Heather Hicks)
November 26, 2017 -- Christ the King Sunday
First Lesson: Psalm 100
Second Lesson: I Thessalonians 5:16-24
Sermon: "Giving Thanks for the Fleas"
November 19, 2017 -- Twentieth-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
Thanksgiving Sunday / Laity Sunday
Scripture Lesson: I Corinthians 12:12-26
Sermon: "The History of First Presbyterian" (Sherri Monteith)
November 12, 2017 -- Twentieth-Third Sunday After Pentecost
Scripture Lesson: Acts 2:42-47
Sermon: "Learning to Squint"
November 5, 2017 -- Twentieth-Second Sunday After Pentecost
First Lesson: Acts 3:1-10
Second Lesson: Luke 19:1-10
Sermon: "The Ups and Downs of Life"
October 29, 2017 -- Twentieth-First Sunday After Pentecost
First Lesson: Psalm 46:1-11
Second Lesson: John 8:31-36
Sermon: "Free at Last" (Rev. Mary Jane Hitt)
October 22, 2017 -- Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost
First Lesson: I Thessalonians 1:1-10
Second Lesson: Matthew 22:15-22
Sermon: "A Taxing Question"
October 15, 2017 -- Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost
First Lesson: Psalm 119:169-176
Second Lesson: Romans 7:15-25a
Sermon: "The Very Thing I Hate" (recording not available)
October 8, 2017 -- Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost
First Lesson: Psalm 19:7-14
Second Lesson: Exodus 20:1-17
Sermon: "A Litany of Life"
October 1, 2017 -- Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost
Scripture Lesson: Ephesians 4:1-6
Sermon: "Families of Faith"
September 24, 2017 -- Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost
First Lesson: Jeremiah 32:6-15
Second Lesson: Romans 8:18-25
Sermon: "Planting Trees"
September 17, 2017 -- Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Blanket Dedication Sunday
Scripture Lesson: Jeremiah 31:24-27
Sermon: "To Touch A Blanket"
September 10, 2017 -- Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost
First Lesson: Romans 6:3-11
Second Lesson: Genesis 32:22-32
Sermon: "Wrestlemania"
September 3, 2017 -- Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Scripture Lesson: John 1:14-18
Sermon: "God at the Table"
August 27, 2017 -- Twelvth Sunday After Pentecost
Scripture included in Hymns & Sermon.
Sermon: "Singing the Faith: Jane Parker Huber"
August 20, 2017 -- Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost
Scripture Lesson: Galatians 6:7-10
Sermon: "Singing the Faith: Paul Gerhardt"
August 13, 2017 -- Tenth Sunday After Pentecost
Scripture Lesson: II Corinthians 5:16-21
Sermon: "Singing the Faith: Charles Wesley"
August 6, 2017 -- Nineth Sunday After Pentecost
Scripture included in Hymns & Sermon.
Sermon: "Singing the Faith: Issac Watts"
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