Monthly Sermon "Menus"

Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren

Advent Sermon Menu 2003

Nov. 30

"Are you ready?"

Luke 21:25-36

Dec. 7

"My deliverer is coming"

Malachi 3:1-4

Dec. 14

"Raising the Rafters"

Zephaniah 3:14-20

Dec. 21

"Filled or empty"

Luke 1:46-55

November 2003

Nov. 2

Junior High Sunday

Nov. 9

"Unless the Lord..."

Psalm 127

Nov. 16

"Provoked to love?"

Hebrews 10:19-25

Nov. 23

"Alpha and Omega"

Revelation 1:4b-8

October 2003

Oct. 5

"Invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb"

Mark 10:2-16
Revelation 19:6-9

Oct. 12

"Inheriting eternal life"

Mark 10:17-31

Oct. 19

"But what are they among so many people?"
          (changed back to lectionary based message)

John 6:4-14
     (off lectionary)

Oct. 26

"Sowing in tears, reaping in joy"

Psalm 126

September 2003

Sept. 7

"The tongue of a teacher"

Isaiah 50:4-5, James 3:1-5
      (lectionary texts for 9/14)

Sept. 14

away at district youth beach retreat - Sue Ellen Wheatley preaching

Sept. 21

"Household Wisdom"

Proverbs 31:10-31, James 3:13-18

Sept. 28

Homecoming - Guest preacher: Rev. Scott Duffey

July / August 2003

July 6

away at Annual Conference - in my absence:
"Whole wheat, greenbacks, and real life"
(a dramatized story sermon based on a real event)

John 6
   (lectionary text for 7/27,
          8/3, 8/10, & 8/17)

July 13

"The celebration of his lavish gift-giving"

Ephesians 1:3-14

July 20

away on vacation
Music Celebration coordinated by David & Judy Ricci

July 27

"A Lonely Place ... a Crowded Shore"

Mark 6:30-46
   (switched with 7/20)

Aug. 3

away at camp
Guest preacher - Norman Bollinger (one of our own)

Aug. 10

"Godís best ad"

Ephesians 5:1-2

Aug. 17

"Playing with fire"

Luke 12:49-53
          (off lectionary)

Aug. 24

Camp Sunday [summerís theme: "Under Godís Roof"]

Aug. 31

"Germs and Sin"

Mark 7:1-23

June 2003

June 1

"And the lot fell on me"

Acts 1:15-26

June 8

"When bones get dry"

Ezekiel 37:1-14

June 15

"Dad, can I have the car keys?"

Romans 8:12-19

June 22

"When the storm swamps the boat"

Mark 4:35-41

June 29

"Just believe"

Mark 5:21-43

May 2003

May 4

National Youth Sunday - Senior Youth in charge of worship

May 11

"And Sarah laughed"

Genesis 18:12
                 (off lectionary)

May 18

"The Wisdom of the Vine"

John 15:1-8

May 25

"Living as Godís friends"

John 15:9-17

April 2003

April 6

"Itís all Greek to me"

John 12:20-26

April 13

"Pausing at the gates"

Psalm 118:19-29

April 20

"He is going ahead of you..."

Mark 16:1-8

April 27

"Testimony to the Resurrection"

Acts 4:32-35

March 2003

March 2

"Lifting the Veil"

2 Corinthians 4:3-6

March 9
       

"Responding with a clear conscience"
       

1 Peter 3:18-22
Mark 1:9-15

March 16

"Hoping against hope"

Romans 4:13-25

March 23

"Only me"

Exodus 20:1-7

March 30
   

away at Regional Youth Roundtable in Bridgewater, VA
          guest preacher - Ann Cornell
                the new Shepherd's Spring Administrator

February 2003

Feb. 2

"Our greatest weapon"

Luke 19:41-44 (off lectionary)

Feb. 9

"Wide-eyed by star light"

Isaiah 40:21-31, Mark 1:35

Feb. 16

"The unfinished journey"

Genesis 12:1-9 (off lectionary)

Feb. 23

"Yes upon Yes"

2 Corinthians 1:18-22

January 2003

1/5

"Chile con Carne"

John 1:1-18

1/12

"Making the Connection"

Acts 19:1-7

1/19

"Can anything good come out of Nazareth"

John 1:43-51
1 Samuel 3:1-10

1/26

Guest preacher - Pastor Pete away at District Youth Winter Retreat

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