Sunday Sermons at Hilton Pres

Sunday Sermons at Hilton Pres

By Hilton Presbyterian Church
These are the sermons heard at Hilton Presbyterian Church in Newport News, Virginia.
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Blessed Are You (2/2/20)
Pastor Clark reminds each of us, "Blessed Are You," in this sermon on Micah 6:1-8 and Matthew 5:1-12.
17:22
May 11, 2020
For the Kingdom of Heaven (1/26/20)
Pastor Clark preaches "For the Kingdom of Heaven" in this season after Epiphany. The readings are Psalm 63:1-4 and Matthew 4:12-23.
16:03
May 7, 2020
A Brand New Day (1/12/20)
As we remember the baptism of the Lord, Pastor Clark reminds us of our own baptism and this new beginning we are promised in God on this, "A Brand New Day." The readings are Isaiah 42:1-9 and Matthew 3:13-19.
08:25
January 28, 2020
Wandering Wise Men (1/5/20) - Megan-Drew Tiller
On Epiphany Sunday, Megan-Drew reflects on the Magi in all of us and how we too can be "Wandering Wise Men" on our way to the Christ child. The readings are Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12.
10:18
January 23, 2020
A Centennial Service of Lessons & Carols (12/15/19)
FIRST LESSON—Genesis 1:1-5, 14-18—God creates the heavens and the earth, “Let there be light!” Keep Your Lamps, Andre Thomas SECOND LESSON—Isaiah 9: 2, 6-7—The prophet foretells the coming of the Saviour. E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come, Paul Manz THIRD LESSON—Isaiah 11:1-4, 6-9—The peace that Christ will bring is foreshown. The Dream Isaiah Saw, Troeger/Rudolph Josiah DeSarro-Raynal, solo FOURTH LESSON—Micah 5:2-5—The good shepherd will come from the village of Bethlehem. HYMN 121: O Little Town of Bethlehem, St. Louis FIFTH LESSON—Luke 1:26-35, 38—The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary. Magnificat, John Leavitt SIXTH LESSON—Luke 2:1, 3-7—St Luke tells of the birth of Jesus. Angels’ Carol, John Rutter SEVENTH LESSON—Luke 2:8-16—The shepherds go to the manger. OFFERTORY: Jesus, What a Wonderful Child, Spiritual/Dilworth DOXOLOGY 144:  In the Bleak Midwinter (verse 4),  Cranham PRAYER OF DEDICATION EIGHTH LESSON—Matthew 2:1-12—The wise men are led by the star to Jesus. This Christmastide (Jessye’s Carol), Donald Fraser NINTH LESSON—John 1:1-14—St. John unfolds the great mystery of the Incarnation. Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, John Gardner Presented by the Adult Choir Music directed and compiled by Lois Reese Accompanied by Doris Slagle and Rev. Clark DeSarro-Raynal Michael Behlmar - Percussion Isaac Chenoweth and Diane Clear - Liturgists Music posted by permission: Onelicense.net #712925
47:24
January 13, 2020
From These Stones (12/8/19) - Advent 2
This second Sunday in Advent, Pastor Clark reminds us that even "From These Stones" of our lives, God can raise us up as God's blessing to all the world. The readings are Isaiah 11:1-10 and Matthew 3:1-12.
11:54
January 9, 2020
The Best Is Yet to Come (11/24/19)
This Sunday, Pastor Clark reminds us that "The Best Is Yet to Come." The readings are Habakkuk 2:1-4 and Mark 13:1-8.
13:01
January 7, 2020
Follow the Call (11/17/19) - Lois Reese
This Sunday, Lois Reese invites us to "Follow the Call" by leading the congregation in a Drum Call. She reflects on Jesus's methods of teaching through parables, metaphors, and actions. The readings are Psalm 98 and Matthew 4:18-22.
14:14
January 1, 2020
As They Spent Much Time Together (11/10/19)
This Sunday, Pastor Clark reflects on the disciples "As They Spent Much Time Together." The readings are Isaiah 60:1-3, Psalm 126, and Acts 2:42-47.
12:07
December 27, 2019
All Who Humble Themselves (11/3/19) - Rev. Clark DeSarro-Raynal and Rev. Barbara Shefelton
This All Saints' Sunday, Pastor Clark and Rev. Barbara Shefelton remember "All Who Humble Themselves" throughout the history of Hilton Presbyterian Church as we celebrate our centennial year. The readings are Psalm 24 and Luke 18:9-14.
11:16
December 23, 2019
Zacchaeus, Son of Abraham (10/27/19)
This Sunday, Pastor Clark reflects on "Zacchaeus, Son of Abraham." The readings are Psalm 31:1-5 and Luke 19:1-10.
10:13
December 19, 2019
A Big, Big Table (10/6/19)
This World Communion Sunday, Pastor Clark invites us to "A Big, Big Table" that the Lord has prepared for all of us. The readings are Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4; Luke 4:38-44, and Ephesians 4:1-6.
18:28
December 5, 2019
Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (9/29/19)
Pastor Clark cautions us, "Don't Get Above Your Raisin'," as we read Psalm 8, Amos 6:1, 4-7, and Mark 10:13-16.
13:53
December 2, 2019
All in the Family (9/22/19)
This Sunday, Pastor Clark reminds us it's "All in the Family." The readings are Psalm 130, Jeremiah 8:18-9:1, and Luke 14:25-27, 34-35.
13:52
November 28, 2019
God's Welcome Home (9/15/19)
On his first Sunday home after his sabbatical, Pastor Clark preaches about "God's Welcome Home." The readings are Exodus 32:7-14 and Luke 15:1-10.
15:00
November 25, 2019
Grace Notes (8/11/19) - Kyle Remnant
Kyle Remnant shares about grace from his perspective as a minister and musician. The reading is Romans 5:12-21.
19:57
November 21, 2019
God's Relentless Purpose (8/25/19) - Melissa Goodson
Melissa Goodson shares about 'God's Relentless Purpose.' The readings are Isaiah 58:6-12 and Revelation 3:1-6.
17:12
September 10, 2019
Social Media as Discipleship (8/18/19) - Megan-Drew Tiller
Megan-Drew Tiller shares about how we can use social media as disciples of Christ. The readings are Isaiah 61:1-6 and Matthew 28:16-20.
12:09
September 6, 2019
Repeating History (7/21/19) - Rev. Boone Clayton
Rev. Boone Clayton shares about 'Repeating History.' The readings are Amos 8:1-12 and Luke 10:38-42.
21:20
September 3, 2019
Dear Dad (7/28/19) - Chaplain Jason Knudeson
USAF Chaplain Jason Knudeson shares a reflection on the Lord's Prayer (Luke 11:1-13).
29:51
August 22, 2019
Welcome Here, Welcome Home (7/7/19) - Rev. Barbara Shefelton
Rev. Barbara Shefelton shares 'Welcome Here, Welcome Home,' during a youth homecoming service as part of our centennial celebrations.
14:28
August 15, 2019
Live by Spirit (6/30/19) - Elder Kenneth Lucas
Elder Kenneth Lucas shares how to Live By Spirit, based on readings from 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 and Galatians 5:1, 13-25.
15:35
August 13, 2019
And They Shall Prophesy (6/9/19)
On Pastor Clark's last Sunday before his sabbatical, he preached on Acts 2:1-21--"And they shall prophesy!"
13:03
August 12, 2019
Celebration Sunday (6/2/19)
Pastor Clark invited members of the congregation to speak about ministries they find meaning in for Celebration Sunday.
30:24
August 7, 2019
Down to the River (5/26/19)
Pastor Clark invites us all "Down to the River." Our readings this week are John 14:23-29 and Acts 16:9-15.
13:43
June 10, 2019
Rise Up! (5/12/19)
Pastor Clark preaches that we are to "Rise Up!" as Tabitha did. The readings are Revelation 7:9-17 and Acts 9:36-43.
12:18
June 3, 2019
Sometimes a Light Surprises (5/5/19) - Megan-Drew Tiller
Megan-Drew Tiller preaches that "Sometimes a Light Surprises." The readings are Acts 9.1-6 and John 21.1-19.
10:27
May 27, 2019
Easter People (4/28/19)
Pastor Clark preaches that we are "Easter People." The readings are Acts 2.42-47 and John 20.19-31 .
17:37
May 20, 2019
The Stone is Rolled Away (4/21/19) - Easter
Pastor Clark preaches that "The Stone Is Rolled Away." The readings are  Romans 6.3-11 and Luke 24.1-12.
06:29
May 16, 2019
Love Rides a Donkey (4/14/19) - Palm/Passion Sunday
Pastor Clark preaches: "Love Rides a Donkey." The readings are  Luke 19.28-44,  Luke 19.45-48, Luke 21.1-4, Luke 22.1-6, Luke 22.39-46, and Luke 22.47-53.
05:47
May 13, 2019
Living Large for Jesus (4/7/19) - Cultivating Discipleship, Letting Go Doubt
This fifth Sunday in Lent (Cultivating Discipleship, Letting Go Doubt), Pastor Clark preaches on "Living Large for Jesus." The readings are Psalm 126 and John 12:1-8.
19:46
April 29, 2019
Brothers Lost, Brothers Found (3/31/19) - Cultivating Humility, Letting Go Pride
This fourth Sunday in Lent (Cultivating Humility, Letting Go Pride), Pastor Clark preaches on "Brothers Lost, Brothers Found." The readings are 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 and Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32.
17:55
April 25, 2019
Cultivating Mystery (3/24/19) - Cultivating Mystery, Letting Go Easy Answers
This third Sunday in Lent, Pastor Clark preaches on "Cultivating Mystery" and Letting Go Easy Answers. The readings are Psalm 63:1-8 and Luke 13:1-9.
15:55
April 22, 2019
The Promise of the Resurrection (3/17/19) - Cultivating Spirit, Letting Go Ego - Elder Chuck Webb
This second Sunday in Lent (Cultivating Spirit, Letting Go Ego), Elder Chuck Webb preaches on "The Promise of the Resurrection." The readings are Psalm 27 and Philippians 3:7-15.
19:17
April 16, 2019
Getting Our Prayers Back to God - Cultivating Devotion, Letting Go Distraction (3/10/19)
This first Sunday in Lent (Cultivating Devotion, Letting Go Distraction), Pastor Clark preaches on "Getting Our Prayers Back to God." The readings are Isaiah 58:1-9a and Luke 4:1-13.
11:21
March 19, 2019
In Our Lives, Lord, Be Glorified (3/3/19)
This Transfiguration Sunday, when we welcome seven new confirmands, Pastor Clark preaches "In Our Lives, Lord, Be Glorified." The readings are   Philippians 4:4-9 and Luke 9:28-36.
07:07
March 15, 2019
Catch and Release (2/10/19)
Pastor Clark preaches on "Catch and Release." The readings are Isaiah 6:1-8 and Luke 5:1-11.
12:10
March 8, 2019
Good News for One, Good News for All (2/3/19)
Pastor Clark preaches on "Good News for One, Good News for All." The readings are Jeremiah 1:4-10, Luke 4:21-30, and 1 Corinthians 13.
14:25
March 5, 2019
The Body of Christ (1/27/19)
Pastor Clark preaches on "The Body of Christ." The readings are Luke 4:14-21 and 1 Corinthians 12:4-20.
11:31
March 1, 2019
Give Me Some of This Living Water (1/20/19)
Pastor Clark preaches on the woman at the well, "Give me some of this living water." The reading is John 4:5-30, 39-42.
08:25
February 25, 2019
I Have Called You By Name - Baptism of the Lord (1/13/19)
Pastor Clark preaches on the words of God to the prophet Isaiah: "I Have Called You by Name." The readings are Isaiah 43.1-7 and Matthew 3.13-17.
12:02
February 8, 2019
Good News of Great Joy - Christmas Eve (12/24/18)
Pastor Clark preaches on "Good News of Great Joy." The reading is Luke 2.1-14.
10:23
February 8, 2019
Let It Be with Me - Advent 4 (12/23/18)
Pastor Clark preaches on Mary's words: "Let It Be with Me." The readings are  Psalm 80.1-7 and Luke 1.39-56 .
11:34
February 8, 2019
Good Housekeeping - Advent 2 (12/9/18)
Pastor Clark preaches on "Good Housekeeping." The readings are  Malachi 3.1-4 and Luke 3.1-6 .
14:28
February 8, 2019
Draw Near - Advent 1 (12/2/18)
Pastor Clark preaches on "Draw Near," our theme this Advent. The readings are  1 Thessalonians 3.9-13 and Luke 21.25-36 .
11:53
February 8, 2019