Key Text, Title and Theme for Sermons 06-07

Proper 7 (12) GRN 25-Jun-06 Luk “Frankly, We Are Open” Beginning with an open heart
Proper 8 (13) WHT 02-Jul-06 Mark 5:21-43 “Ministry Interruptions” Ministry touches us Here & Now.
Proper 9 (14) GRN 09-Jul-06 Mark 6:1-13 “Shake the Dust Off Your Testimony” Faithsharing wherever you go
Proper 10 (15) GRN 16-Jul-06 2 Samuel 6:1+ “Dancing Before the Lord” Worship is a joyful response
Proper 11 (16) GRN 23-Jul-06 Psalm 23 “I Shall Not Want” Wanting as God Knows I Need
Proper 12 (17) GRN 30-Jul-06 John 6:1-21 “5 and 2 make 12(x)” The Stuff we Have, God uses
Proper 13 (18) WHT 06-Aug-06 Exodus 16:1+ “We are Hungry for Fleshpots” The Bread provides for us
Proper 14 (19) GRN 13-Aug-06 Psalm 34:1-8 “Try it, You’ll Like it” Invitaiton to daily praise
Proper 15 (20) GRN 20-Aug-06 Proverbs 9:1-6 “You that are simple, turn in here!” The Wise trust in God
Proper 16 (21) GRN 27-Aug-06 Ephesians 6:10-20 “Suit Up” A Call to faith in preparedness
Proper 17 (22) WHT 03-Sep-06 James 1:17-27 “If Your Happy and You Know it..” Let your faith responses shine
Proper 18 (23) GRN 10-Sep-06 Proverbs 22:2 “The Haves and the Have Nots” God creates us all, why judge?
Proper 19 (24) GRN 17-Sep-06 Mark 8:27-38 “What My Approval Rating” Who do people say Jesus is?
Proper 20 (25) GRN 24-Sep-06 James 3:13-4:8 “How Well Do You Draw?” Call to move toward God, action
Proper 21 (26) WHT 01-Oct-06 Mark 9:38-50 “Living Spring Water” Let your life make witness of Christ
Proper 22 (27) GRN 08-Oct-06 Job 2:1-10 “The Bad Things, Good People Game” Finding Faithfulness when all fails
Proper 23 (28) GRN 15-Oct-06 Mark 10:17-31 “What’s Your One Thing” Learning Trust “1” thing at a time
Proper 24 (29) GRN 22-Oct-06 Isaiah 53:4-12 “He Bore the Sins of Many” Prophetic injustice is our salvation
Proper 25 (30) GRN 29-Oct-06 Mark 10:46-52 “Law’d Have Mercy” Going Home Whole/well
All Saints Day WHT 05-Nov-06 John 11:32-44 “See How He Loved Him” We weep when we think we’ve lost love
Proper 27 (32) GRN 12-Nov-06 1 Kings 17:8-16 “Make Me a Little Cake” God provides our daily needs
Thksgv GRN 19-Nov-06 Matthew 6:25-33 Consider the Lilies and Give Thanks Disciples are thankful and grateful
Reign of Christ WHT 26-Nov-06 Revelation 1:4b-8 “Look the King is Coming” Celebration of Christ as King
Advent 1 BLUE 03-Dec-06 Jeremiah 33:14-16 “A Branch Will Spring Up” Anticipation of Justice and Safety
Advent 2 BLUE 10-Dec-06 Luke 3: 1-6 “Crying in the Wilderness” Disciples proclaim light in dark places
Advent 3 BLUE 17-Dec-06 Isiah 12:2-6 “In the Presents” Great is greatly in our presence
Advent 4 BLUE 24-Dec-06 Titus 3:4-7 “Our Gifts: Hope & Salvation” Christmas Eve WHT 24-Dec-06 Luke 2:1-20 “Linus’ Monolouge” Be not afraid, Tell Christ’s story
1 of Christmas WHT 31-Dec-06 Luke 2:41-52 “I Must Be In My Father’s House” Disciples know Church as home
1 Sun of Epiph WHT 7-Jan-07 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 “Baptized with Spirit and Fire” God is pleased to be with us
2 Sun of Epiph GRN 14-Jan-07 John 2:1-11 “Stoned Water Jars” God uses us for new purposes
3 Sun of Epiph GRN 21-Jan-07 1 Cor 12:12-31a “One Body, Many Parts” Unity in Christ as church
4 Sun of Epiph GRN 28-Jan-07 1 Cor 13:1-13 “Love cannot be artificial” Really Loving, not just words
5 Sun of Epiph GRN 4-Feb-07 Luke 5:1-11 “Out Where its Deep” Trusting Jesus to lead us
6 Sun of Epiph GRN 11-Feb-07 Luke 6:19-26 “Woe! Lessons of Blessing” With every blessing is a caution
Transfiguration WHT 18-Feb-07 2 Cor 3:12-4:2 “Behind the Veil” Seeing God, thru Christ, knowing Truth
Lent 1 PRPL 25-Feb-07 LK 4:1-14 “It’s Tempting”
Beginning to face temptation
Lent 2 PRPL 4-Mar-07 Philippians 3:17-4:1 “Good
Citizenship” Our highest citizenship is in heaven
Lent 3 PRPL 11-Mar-07 LK 13:1-9 “Life’s Not Fair” Lion King/ God works by grace in a broken world
Lent 4 PRPL 18-Mar-07 2 Cor 5:16-21 “ME? An Ambassador” Representatives for the Republic
Lent 5 PRPL 25-Mar-07 John 12:1-8 Nardly Enough Giving Gifts to Christ are costly
Palm Sunday WHT 1-Apr-07 Luke 19:28-40 “The Lord has Need of Your Truck” Plans of praise unfold the Message
Easter Sunday WHT 8-Apr-07 Luke 24:13-49 “Stay With Us” Having Christ and Spirit Too
Easter 2 WHT 15-Apr-07 John 20:19-31 “Behind Closed Doors” Disciples may hide, but God comes to us
Easter 3 WHT 22-Apr-07 John 21:1-19 “Fish For Breakfast” An invitation for restoration
Easter 4 WHT 29-Apr-07 Rev. 7:9-17 “Dressed from Success” Whose that dressed in white?
Easter 5 WHT 6-May-07 John 13:31-35 “IF, you have love for one another” Conditional Identity, Unconditional Love
Easter 6 WHT 13-May-07 John 5:1-9 “I Want to Get into the Pool” Healing: Take me to the water’s edge
Easter 7 WHT 20-May-07 Rev 22 “I Am, Coming Soon” Promise to be ready
Pentecost RED 27-May-07 Rom 8:14-17 “United in a Divided Inheritance” Join heirs with Christ, common ministry
1 Post Pent WHT 3-Jun-07 Rom 5:1-5 “Dis-appointment” God the Father, Son & Spirit are our hope
2 Post Pent RED 10-Jun-07 Luke 7:11-17 “In Nain Fear” Those in Christ, Live.
3 Post Pent RED 17-Jun-07 Luke 7:36-8:3 Nardly Welcome Touched by sinners, Christ transforms hearts
4 Post Pent RED 24-Jun-07 Gal 3:23-29 Designs by Chirstâ„¢ Grace: The new fashion for faith
5 Post Pent RED 1-Jul-07 Gal 5:1, 13-25 “Meet the Christians” fornication, impurity, licentiousness, idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, anger, quarrels, dissensions, factions, envy, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these 6 Post Pent RED 8-Jul-07 Luke 10: 1-11, 16-20 “Kingdom Evidence” Where do we see residue of the kingdom near us?
7 Post Pent RED 15-Jul-07 Luke 10:25-37 “Dad’s Dying and Whose God the Will” Do I love Daddy or Daddy’s Things?
8 Post Pent RED 22-Jul-07 Gen 18:1-10a “If I Knew You Were Coming” God Provides what we cannot
9 Post Pent RED 29-Jul-07 Luke 11:1-13 “Pray like you eat” Prayer is taught by example and practice
10 Post Pent WHT 5-Aug-07 Ecc 1:2, 12-14, 2:18-23 “So What” What if our work ethic is wrong?
11 Post Pent GRN 12-Aug-07 Psalm 33:12-22 “Happy is the Nation” Our hope is in the Lord.
12 Post Pent GRN 19-Aug-07 Jer 23:23-29 “Closer Than You Think” God holds us accountable, shape up
13 Post Pent GRN 26-Aug-07 Luke 13:10-17 “Work’n on Sunday” Literal: Sat is the sabbath. Sun=4 Worship.
14 Post Pent WHT 2-Sep-07 Jer 2:4-13 “A Wealth of Poverty” Rich in things yet poor in God
15 Post Pent GRN 9-Sep-07 Luke 14:25-33 “Counting the Cost” Lessons in Wisdom and Prepareness
16 Post Pent GRN 16-Sep-07 Luke 15:1-10 “One Tenth of a Tither” Our focus is on the Lost, not the Found
17 Post Pent GRN 23-Sep-07 Amos 8:4-7 “Deeds of Deceit” What is the cost of poverty and who pays?
18 Post Pent GRN 30-Sep-07 1 Tim 6:6-19 “The Money Trap” How much is enough?
19 Post Pent WHT 7-Oct-07 Luke 17:5-10 “Seeds of Faith” What we ought to do

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