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Sermons from June 2005 to November 2012 are posted on our Sermons & Meditations blog.

The following sermons from May 2005 to July 2002 were presented by Pastor Joel Kline unless otherwise noted.

May 29, 2005 Matthew 7:21-29 The Manner of Our Living
May 22, 2005 Letter of Paul to Philemon A Useful Life (Pastor Jeanne Davies)
May 8, 2005 Acts 1:6-14 Something to Count On
May 1, 2005   A Tough Order
April 17, 2005 John 10:1-10; 1 Peter 2:19-25 An Inviting Door?
April 10, 2005 Luke 24:13-35 Hearts Strangely Warmed
April 3, 2005 John 20:19-31 Touching the Holy (Pastor Jeanne Davies)
March 27, 2005 Jeremiah 31:1-6; John 20:1-18 Something New Being Born
March 20, 2005 Matthew 21:1-11; Philippians 2:5-11 Choose This Day…Success or Faithfulness
March 13, 2005 Ezekiel 37:1-14; John 11:17-27 Choose This Day…Despair or Hope
March 6, 2005 John 9:1-12, 35-41; Ephesians 5:8-14 Choose This Day…Light or Darkness
February 27, 2005 Hosea 2:14-20 A Passionate Marriage (Pastor Jeanne Davies)
February 20, 2005 Genesis 12:1-4a; John 3:1-17 Choose This Day…Caution or Courage
February 13, 2005 Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Matthew 4:1-11 Choose This Day…Life or Death
January 30, 2005 Matthew 5:1-12 Somewhere We’ve Never Been Before
January 23, 2005 Matthew 4:12-23 An Urgent Message
January 16, 2005 John 1:35-42 Come and See
January 2, 2005 John 1:1-5, 10-18 A Light Shining in the Darkness
December 26, 2004   Celebrating the Gift (Pastor Jeanne Davies)
December 19, 2004 Isaiah 7:10-16; Matthew 1:18-25 Contrary to the Evidence
December 12, 2004 Isaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:2-11 The One Who Is to Come
December 5, 2004 Isaiah 11:1-10; Matthew 3:1-12 Taxing the Imagination
November 28, 2004 Isaiah 2:1-5; Matthew 24:36-44 Something’s Coming! Get Ready!
November 14, 2004 Luke 2:41-52 In Wisdom and Stature
November 7, 2004 Luke 20:27-38 Life in the Real World
October 31, 2004 Luke 19:1-10 A Servant’s Hands
October 24, 2004 Luke 18:9-14 Come to the Party
October 17, 2004 John 15:9-17 Get on Board!
October 10, 2004 Philippians 4:4-9 Proclaiming Peace
October 3, 2004 Luke 16:19-31 Taking to the Road
September 19, 2004 Luke 15:1-10 What Do You Think You Are Doing?
September 12, 2004 Luke 14:25-33 Power Through Powerlessness
September 5, 2004 Jeremiah 18:1-11 Thirsting for God
August 29, 2004 Luke 14:1, 7-14 Widening the Welcome
August 22, 2004 Jeremiah 1:4-10 Instruments of God
August 1, 2004 Luke 12:13-21 Questions Worth Asking
July 25, 2004 Luke 11:1-13 Releasing the Grip
July 18, 2004 Luke 10:38-42 Redrawing the Boundaries
July 4, 2004 Galatians 6:1-10 Speaking the Truth in Love (Pastor Jeanne Davies)
June 27, 2004 Luke 9:51-62 If Only Jesus Would Stay ‘Spiritual’
June 20, 2004 Galatians 3:23-29 One In Christ Jesus
June 6, 2004 Romans 5:1-11 A Hope We Can Count On
May 30, 2004 Acts 2:1-21 This Is My Story, This Is My Song
May 9, 2004 John 13:31-35 Making Waves
May 2, 2004 Psalm 23 If You Don’t Hear It, You Ain’t Got Ears
April 25, 2004 John 21:1-19 The Power of the Unexpected
April 18, 2004 John 20:19-31 The Solid Stream of God’s Presence
April 11, 2004 John 20:1-18 Who’s Holding on to Whom?
April 4, 2004 Luke 19:28-42 Journey of Triumph, Journey of Tears
March 21, 2004 Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 Picking Up the Pace
March 7, 2004 Luke 13:31-35 Conflict Along The Way
February 29, 2004 Luke 4:1-13 Reading the Road Map
February 22, 2004 Luke 9:28-36 Fully Awake
February 15, 2004 Luke 6:17-26 How Dissatisfied Are You?
February 8, 2004 Luke 5:1-11 Just Do It!
February 1, 2004 Jeremiah 1:4-10 Taking to the Road
January 25, 2004 Luke 4:16-30 Who Sets the Limits?
January 18, 2004 Isaiah 62:1-5 Called by a New Name
January 11, 2004 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 You Are the Beloved!
January 4, 2004 Ephesians 3:1-12 Embracing the Mystery
December 21, 2003 Luke 1:39-55 Putting Skin on the Gospel
December 14, 2003 Luke 3:7-18 What Are We Supposed to Do?
December 7, 2003 Luke 3:1-6 Never Before
November 30, 2003 Luke 21:25-36 The Sharp Edge of Expectation
November 23, 2003 Luke 17:11-19 Thanks Be to God!
November 16, 2003 Lamentations 3:19-26 When Words Fail
November 9, 2003 1 Kings 19:9-12 Get on with It!
November 2, 2003 Mark 12:28-34 The Life That Really Is Life
October 19, 2003 Mark 10:35-45 In the Compassionate Spirit of Jesus…Serving Our Neighbor
October 12, 2003 Mark 10:17-31 In the Compassionate Spirit of Jesus…Welcoming Others
October 5, 2003 Philippians 1:3-11 In the Compassionate Spirit of Jesus…Embracing Community
September 28, 2003 Ephesians 2:11-22 In the Compassionate Spirit of Jesus…Proclaiming Peace
September 14, 2003 Mark 8:27-36 A Tough Act to Follow
September 7, 2003 Mark 7:24-37 Something More
August 31, 2003 Luke 10:38-42 The Only Necessary Thing
August 24, 2003 Ephesians 6:10-20 Doing What Comes Unnaturally
August 10, 2003 John 6:35, 41-51 Funding The Imagination
July 27, 2003 Ephesians 3:14-21 Taking Care of Business?
June 29, 2003 Mark 4:35-41 Listen for the Questions
June 8, 2003 Acts 2:1-24 When Two Plus Two Equals Five
May 25, 2003 John 15:9-17 What Do You Remember?
May 18, 2003 Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 The Heart of God
May 4, 2003 Luke 24:13-35 Eyes Open/Hearts Open
April 20, 2003 Mark 16:1-8 Frightened Out of Our Wits
April 13, 2003 Mark 11:1-11 What Did We See in Jesus?
April 6, 2003 Acts 15:1-21 Seeking the Mind of Christ
March 23, 2003 John 2:13-22 Our Eyes Fixed on Jesus…Holy Revolutionary
March 16, 2003 Mark 8:31-38 Our Eyes Fixed on Jesus…Suffering Servant
March 9, 2003 Mark 1:9-15 Our Eyes Fixed on Jesus…Guide For the Journey
March 2, 2003 2 Corinthians 4:1-6 As Bright as the Sun
February 23, 2003 Romans 12:1-2, 9-21 Strength for the Journey
February 16, 2003 Zephaniah 3:1-9 Stop, Look and Listen
February 9, 2003 Mark 14:32-42 Justice for the Soul
February 2, 2003 Luke 11:1-13 Lord, Teach Us to Pray
January 26, 2003 Mark 1:14-20 Faith is a Verb
January 19, 2003 Psalm 139:1-12 Not Long Now
January 12, 2003 Mark 1:4-11 You Are My Beloved
January 5, 2003 Matthew 2:1-12 Home by Another Way
December 29, 2002 Luke 2:22-40 Ruined for Life!
December 22, 2002 Luke 1: 39-55 A Complete Turnaround
December 15, 2002 John 1:6-8, 19-28 The Critical Choice
December 8, 2002 Mark 1:1-8 Standing on Tiptoe
December 1, 2002 Mark 13:24-37 Alert with a Wild Hope
November 10, 2002 Luke 19:1-10 Blessed by the Challenge to Grow
November 3, 2002 Luke 15:1-10 Blessed with a Place to Belong
October 27, 2002 Matthew 5:43-48 We Can’t Stop Now
October 20, 2002 Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Whatcha Gonna Do With What You Got?
October 13, 2002 1 Peter 2:1-10 What Does It Mean to Be the People of God?
October 6, 2002 Matthew 10:40-42 The Blessings of Receiving
September 22, 2002 Matthew 20:1-16 When Things Just Don’t Add Up
September 8, 2002 Mark 12:28-34 Daring to Ask the Right Questions
September 1, 2002 Matthew 16:21-26 Living Life to the Fullest
August 25, 2002 Romans 12:1-12 Ordinary People, Extraordinary People
August 11, 2002 Matthew 14:22-33 In Over Our Heads?
July 28, 2002 Matthew 13:44-46 Yours for the Taking
July 14, 2002 Esther 4:9-17 For Such a Time as This
July 7, 2002 Luke 5:1-11 God’s Surprising Call