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This Week at Zion UCC

This Week at Zion UCC

By Rev. Beth Gedert

Rev. Beth Gedert's weekly sermons from Zion United Church of Christ in Delaware, Ohio.
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Hope Anyway
Hope Anyway
November 27, 2022 / Series: The Growing Edge (Hope) / Season: Advent 1
20:26
November 27, 2022
What Are We Waiting For? / Micah 4 & 5
What Are We Waiting For? / Micah 4 & 5
November 20, 2022 / Series: Covenant, week 11 / Season: Reign of Christ the King
19:51
November 20, 2022
A Covenant of Internal Motivation / Jeremiah 30 & 31
A Covenant of Internal Motivation / Jeremiah 30 & 31
November 13, 2022 / Series: Covenant, week 8 / Season: Ordinary 33
26:22
November 13, 2022
Introducing Our Core Values
Introducing Our Core Values
November 6, 2022 / Season: All Saints Sunday
13:41
November 06, 2022
No One Empty-handed / Psalm 89
No One Empty-handed / Psalm 89
October 30, 2022 / Series: Covenant, week 8 / Season: Reformation Sunday
24:55
October 30, 2022
Do Something for God / 2 Samuel 7:1-17
Do Something for God / 2 Samuel 7:1-17
October 23, 2022 / Series: Covenant, week 7 / Season: Ordinary 30
21:34
October 23, 2022
You Gotta Serve Somebody / Joshua 24:1-18, 25
You Gotta Serve Somebody / Joshua 24:1-18, 25
October 16, 2022 / Series: Covenant, Week 6 / Season: Ordinary 29
24:03
October 17, 2022
10 Commandments for Freedom and Safety / Exodus 19 & 20
10 Commandments for Freedom and Safety / Exodus 19 & 20
October 9, 2022 / Series: Covenant, week 5 / Season: Ordinary Time 28
18:05
October 10, 2022
We Cannot Keep Still / Exodus 14:5-22
We Cannot Keep Still / Exodus 14:5-22
October 2, 2022 / Series: Covenant, week 4 / Season: Creation 5, World Communion Sunday
19:07
October 02, 2022
A Covenant Is Not A Contract / Genesis 39
A Covenant Is Not A Contract / Genesis 39
September 25, 2022 / Series: Covenant, week 3 / Season: Creation 4
23:24
September 25, 2022
Belonging Shapes Behavior / Genesis 11:27-12:9
Belonging Shapes Behavior / Genesis 11:27-12:9
September 18, 2022 / Series: Covenant, week 2 / Season: Creation 3
23:50
September 18, 2022
Violence Never Fixes Violence / Genesis 6--9
Violence Never Fixes Violence / Genesis 6--9
September 11, 2022 / Series: Covenant, Week 1 / Season: Creation 2
25:24
September 11, 2022
Walk Humbly / Micah 6:1-8
Walk Humbly / Micah 6:1-8
September 4, 2022 / Series: Micah Mission, week 3 / Season: Pentecost 13
16:51
September 04, 2022
Love Mercy / Micah 6:1-8
Love Mercy / Micah 6:1-8
August 28, 2022 / Series: The Micah Mission, week 2 / Season: Pentecost 12
20:52
August 28, 2022
Do Justice / Micah 6:8
Do Justice / Micah 6:8
August 21, 2022 / Series: Zion's Mission Statement / Season: Open and Affirming Sunday (11th after Pentecost)
19:43
August 21, 2022
Following Jesus / John 21:15-25
Following Jesus / John 21:15-25
May 8, 2022 / Series: Resurrection Testimonies / Season: Easter 4
25:13
May 08, 2022
After the Spiritual High / John 21:1-14
After the Spiritual High / John 21:1-14
May 1, 2022 / Series: Resurrection Testimonies / Season: Easter 3
17:36
May 01, 2022
Resurrection Testimony / John 20:1-18
Resurrection Testimony / John 20:1-18
April 17, 2022 / Season: Easter
15:10
April 17, 2022
Remembering and Reenacting / John 12
Remembering and Reenacting / John 12
April 10, 2022 / Season: Palm Sunday
16:60
April 10, 2022
The True Vine / John 15:1-7
The True Vine / John 15:1-7
April 3, 2022 / Series: Jesus Metaphors / Season: Lent 5
15:29
April 03, 2022
The Way, the Truth, and the Life / John 14:1-17
The Way, the Truth, and the Life / John 14:1-17
March 27, 2022 / Series: Jesus Metaphors / Season: Lent 4
22:50
March 27, 2022
The Resurrection and the Life / John 11:1-53
The Resurrection and the Life / John 11:1-53
March 20, 2022 / Series: Jesus Metaphors / Season: Lent 3
20:12
March 20, 2022
The Light of the Wold / John 8:12-20
The Light of the Wold / John 8:12-20
March 6, 2022 / Series: Jesus Metaphors / Season: Lent 1
15:18
March 06, 2022
The Bread of Life / John 6:22-59
The Bread of Life / John 6:22-59
February 27, 2022 / Series: Jesus Metaphors / Season: Transfiguration Sunday
26:40
February 27, 2022
The Sign of Openness / John 9
The Sign of Openness / John 9
February 13, 2022 / Series: John's Signs / Season: Epiphany 6
17:33
February 13, 2022
The Sign of the Not-Stilled Storm / John 6:14-21
The Sign of the Not-Stilled Storm / John 6:14-21
February 6, 2022 / Series: John's Signs / Season: Epiphany 5
15:11
February 06, 2022
The Sign of Abundance / John 6:1-15
The Sign of Abundance / John 6:1-15
January 23, 2022 / Series: John's Signs / Season: Epiphany 3
22:10
January 23, 2022
The Sign of Trust / John 4:46-54
The Sign of Trust / John 4:46-54
January 16, 2022 / Series: John's Signs / Season: Epiphany 2
13:60
January 16, 2022
The Sign Nobody Noticed / John 2:1-11
The Sign Nobody Noticed / John 2:1-11
January 9, 2022 / Series: John's Signs / Season: Epiphany 1
15:21
January 09, 2022
God's Love and the UCC's Christmas Fund / John 1:1-18
God's Love and the UCC's Christmas Fund / John 1:1-18
December 19, 2021 / Series: The Work of Christmas / Season: Advent 4
36:58
December 19, 2021
God's Joy in Habitat for Humanity / Isaiah 55
God's Joy in Habitat for Humanity / Isaiah 55
December 12, 2021 / Guest: Mike Newcomb / Series: The Work of Christmas / Season: Advent 3
34:05
December 13, 2021
God's Peace in Delaware County Jail / Ezekiel 37:1-14
God's Peace in Delaware County Jail / Ezekiel 37:1-14
December 5, 2021 / Guest: Sam Gedert / Series: The Work of Christmas / Season: Advent 2
28:15
December 06, 2021
God's Hope in Sierra Leone / Jeremiah 29:4-14
God's Hope in Sierra Leone / Jeremiah 29:4-14
November 28, 2021 / Series: The Work of Christmas, week 1 / Season: Advent 1
40:56
November 29, 2021
The Reign of Christ / Isaiah 9:2-7
The Reign of Christ / Isaiah 9:2-7
November 21, 2021 / Season: Christ the King Sunday
19:36
November 21, 2021
Let Justice Flow / Amos 1:1-2, 5:14-15 & 21-24
Let Justice Flow / Amos 1:1-2, 5:14-15 & 21-24
November 14, 2021 / Season: Ordinary 33
17:56
November 14, 2021
Moving Forward in Transitions / 2 Kings 18 & 19
Moving Forward in Transitions / 2 Kings 18 & 19
November 7, 2021 / Series: Transitions / Season: All Saints Sunday
18:15
November 08, 2021
Imperfectly Unfinished Transitions / 1 Kings 5, 6, 7, 8
Imperfectly Unfinished Transitions / 1 Kings 5, 6, 7, 8
October 31, 2021 / Series: Transitions / Season: Reformation Sunday
21:22
October 31, 2021
Living in Transitions / 1 Samuel 16:1-13
Living in Transitions / 1 Samuel 16:1-13
October 24, 2021 / Series: Transitions / Season: Ordinary 30
21:14
October 24, 2021
Who's Calling? / 1 Samuel 3:1-15
Who's Calling? / 1 Samuel 3:1-15
Guest Preacher: Rev. Kara Jones / Series: Transitions / Season: Ordinary 29
18:52
October 17, 2021
The GenerUSity of Contribution / Exodus 16
The GenerUSity of Contribution / Exodus 16
October 10, 2021 / Series: generUSity / Season: Ordinary 28
28:49
October 10, 2021
The GenerUSity of Participation / Exodus 2:23--3:14
The GenerUSity of Participation / Exodus 2:23--3:14
October 3, 2021 / Series: GenerUSity / Season: World Communion Sunday
18:18
October 03, 2021
The GenerUSity of Attendance / Genesis 28:10-22
The GenerUSity of Attendance / Genesis 28:10-22
September 26, 2021 / Series: generUSity / Season: Ordinary 26
16:40
September 26, 2021
Facing Our Heritage of Biblical Violence / Genesis 21:1-3; 22:1-14
Facing Our Heritage of Biblical Violence / Genesis 21:1-3; 22:1-14
September 19, 2021 / Guest Preacher: The Rev. Jon R. Powers / Series: Genesis Past/Present / Season: Ordinary 25
21:12
September 19, 2021
Let There Be Light / Genesis 1:1--2:4a
Let There Be Light / Genesis 1:1--2:4a
September 12, 2021 / Series: Genesis Past/Present / Season: Ordinary 24
15:59
September 12, 2021
God Promises: presence and Kingdom life
God Promises: presence and Kingdom life
September 5, 2021 / Series: Testify, week 9 / Season: Pentecost 15
16:57
September 05, 2021
God Promises: grace and courage / 2 Corinthians 1:19-22b
God Promises: grace and courage / 2 Corinthians 1:19-22b
August 29, 2021 / Series: Testify, week 8 / Season: Pentecost 14
24:58
August 29, 2021
God Calls Us: the Church / 2 Corinthians 4
God Calls Us: the Church / 2 Corinthians 4
August 22, 2021 / Series: Testify, week 6 / Season: Pentecost 13
25:45
August 22, 2021
God Bestows: the Holy Spirit
God Bestows: the Holy Spirit
August 15, 2021 / Series: Testify, week 6 / Season: Pentecost 12
29:11
August 15, 2021
God Has Come: Jesus / John 1:1-9
God Has Come: Jesus / John 1:1-9
August 8, 2021 / Guest Preachers: Rev. Dave & Rev. Beth Long-Higgins / Series: Testify, week 5 / Season: Pentecost 11
25:14
August 08, 2021
God Judges: righteousness / Isaiah 58
God Judges: righteousness / Isaiah 58
August 1, 2021 / Guest Preachers: Rev Dave & Rev Beth Long-Higgins / Series: Testify, week 4 / Season: Pentecost 10
16:40
August 01, 2021
God Seeks: salvation / Isaiah 55:1-11
God Seeks: salvation / Isaiah 55:1-11
July 25, 2021 / Series: Testify, week 3 / Pentecost 9
21:40
July 26, 2021
God Calls: creation / Deuteronomy 30:15-20
God Calls: creation / Deuteronomy 30:15-20
July 18, 2021 / Guest Preacher: Rev. Dr. Marshall Cook / Series: Testify, week 2 / Season: Pentecost 8
21:35
July 18, 2021
We believe in God / John 1, 1 John 1
We believe in God / John 1, 1 John 1
July 11, 2021 / Series: Testify, week 1 / Season: Pentecost 7
15:32
July 11, 2021
Walk Humbly. Or Not. / Micah 6:1-8
Walk Humbly. Or Not. / Micah 6:1-8
July 4, 2021 / Series: Micah Mission, week 3 / Season: Pentecost 6 / Note: the last 30 seconds of audio are the beginning of a Communion liturgy written by Marcia McFee © www.worshipdesignstudio.com. Permission is granted to use with attribution for in-person, online, pre-recorded or recorded and live-streamed worship.
22:51
July 04, 2021
Love Mercy. Or Not. / Micah 6:1-8
Love Mercy. Or Not. / Micah 6:1-8
June 27, 2021 / Series: Micah Mission, week 2 / Season: Pentecost 5
23:25
June 28, 2021
Do justice. Or not. / Micah 6:1-8
Do justice. Or not. / Micah 6:1-8
June 20, 2021 / Series: Micah Mission, part 1 / Season: Pentecost 4
24:49
June 20, 2021
We Are Part of the Solution / Matthew 7:1-5
We Are Part of the Solution / Matthew 7:1-5
June 13, 2021 / Series: But Now I See, part 3 / Season: Pentecost 3
18:33
June 13, 2021
We Are Part of the Problem / Matthew 7:1-5
We Are Part of the Problem / Matthew 7:1-5
June 6, 2021 / Series: But Now I See, part 2 / Season: Pentecost 2
13:37
June 08, 2021
Expanding Beyond Our Bias / Matthew 7:1-5
Expanding Beyond Our Bias / Matthew 7:1-5
May 30, 2021 / Series: But now I see, part 1 / Season: Pentecost 1
25:01
May 30, 2021
Pentecost: an Expansive Church is Born / Acts 2 and Galatians 3
Pentecost: an Expansive Church is Born / Acts 2 and Galatians 3
May 23, 2021 / Season: Pentecost
18:42
May 23, 2021
The Woman Who Loved Much / Luke 7:36-50
The Woman Who Loved Much / Luke 7:36-50
May 16, 2021 / Series: Unsung Sheroes, part 5 / Season: Easter 7
20:44
May 18, 2021
The (Im)Perfect Hostess / Luke 10:38-42
The (Im)Perfect Hostess / Luke 10:38-42
May 9, 2021 / Series: Unsung Sheroes, part 4 / Season: Easter 6 / Mother's Day
18:59
May 09, 2021
Little Old Ladies / Luke 18 and 21
Little Old Ladies / Luke 18 and 21
May 2, 2021 / Series: Unsung Sheroes 3 / Season: Easter 5
17:06
May 02, 2021
Emancipated Women / Luke 4, 8, and 13 / Guest Preacher: Rev. Jon R. Powers
Emancipated Women / Luke 4, 8, and 13 / Guest Preacher: Rev. Jon R. Powers
April 25, 2021 / Series: Unsung Sheroes 2 / Season: Easter 4
18:02
April 25, 2021
Women's Work / Luke 8:1-3
Women's Work / Luke 8:1-3
April 18, 2021 / Series: Unsung Sheroes 1 / Season: Easter 3
17:06
April 18, 2021
Jesus is Alive and Everything is Possible / Luke 24:13-35
Jesus is Alive and Everything is Possible / Luke 24:13-35
April 11, 2021 / Series: Alleluia, Amen! / Season: Easter 2
22:60
April 11, 2021
The Meaning of Resurrection / Luke 24:1-12
The Meaning of Resurrection / Luke 24:1-12
April 4, 2021 / Easter Sunday
11:40
April 11, 2021
What Kind of King and What Kind of Kingdom? / Luke 19:29-44
What Kind of King and What Kind of Kingdom? / Luke 19:29-44
March 28, 2021 / Series: Our Journey to the Cross / Season: Palm Sunday
13:05
March 28, 2021
You are Lovable and Capable / Luke 18:31-19:10 / Guest Preacher: Rev. Dr. Marshall Cook
You are Lovable and Capable / Luke 18:31-19:10 / Guest Preacher: Rev. Dr. Marshall Cook
March 28, 2021 / Series: Our Journey to the Cross / Season: Lent week 5
23:33
March 22, 2021
Crazy Stupid Generous / Luke 16:19-31
Crazy Stupid Generous / Luke 16:19-31
March 14, 2021 / Series: Our Journey to the Cross / Season: Lent, week 4
19:02
March 14, 2021
Prodigals and Hypocrites / Luke 15:1-32
Prodigals and Hypocrites / Luke 15:1-32
March 7, 2021 / Series: Our Journey to the Cross / Season: Lent 3
19:41
March 07, 2021
What About "Repent or Perish"? / Luke 13:1-9, 31-35
What About "Repent or Perish"? / Luke 13:1-9, 31-35
February 28, 2021 / Series: Our Journey to the Cross / Season: Lent 2
18:53
February 28, 2021
Isn't What I'm Already Doing Good Enough? / Luke 10:25-37
Isn't What I'm Already Doing Good Enough? / Luke 10:25-37
February 21, 2021 / Series: Our Journey to the Cross, week 1 / Season: Lent 1
18:36
February 22, 2021
The Jesus We Need / Luke 9:28-45
The Jesus We Need / Luke 9:28-45
February 14, 2021 / Season: Transfiguration Sunday
21:15
February 14, 2021
Doing Good Every Day of the Week / Luke 6:1-11
Doing Good Every Day of the Week / Luke 6:1-11
February 7, 2021 / Series: Who Is Jesus? - Lord of the Sabbath / Season: Epiphany 5
17:20
February 07, 2021
The Both/And Savior / Luke 5:17-26
The Both/And Savior / Luke 5:17-26
January 31, 2021 / Series: Who is Jesus? - Son of Man & Human One / Season: Epiphany 4
16:41
January 31, 2021
Risk, Release, and Reward / Luke 5:1-11, 18:28-30
Risk, Release, and Reward / Luke 5:1-11, 18:28-30
January 24, 2021 / Series: Who Is Jesus? Week 3 - Fisher of Friends / Season: Epiphany 3
18:01
January 24, 2021
Choosing Release / Luke 4:14-30
Choosing Release / Luke 4:14-30
January 17, 2020 / Series: Who Is Jesus? Week 2 - Releaser / Season: Epiphany 2
12:25
January 17, 2021
Judgment and Good News / Luke 3:1-22
Judgment and Good News / Luke 3:1-22
January 10, 2020 / Series: Who is Jesus? Week 1 - Affirming Judge / Season: Epiphany 1
37:44
January 10, 2021
The Work of Christmas / Luke 1:1-4
The Work of Christmas / Luke 1:1-4
January 3, 2021 / Introduction to the Gospel of Luke / Season: Christmas 2
26:35
January 03, 2021
Love: Christmas is Spiritual / Luke 1:67-79
Love: Christmas is Spiritual / Luke 1:67-79
December 20, 2020 / Series: We Believe / Season: Advent 4
18:50
December 20, 2020
Joy: Christmas is Political / Luke 1:46-55
Joy: Christmas is Political / Luke 1:46-55
December 13, 2020 / Series: We Believe / Season: Advent 3
15:34
December 13, 2020
Peace in God's Promises / Isaiah 61
Peace in God's Promises / Isaiah 61
December 6, 2020 / Series: We Believe / Season: Advent 2 / Includes bonus material of Communion
20:03
December 06, 2020
Hope in God's Character / Joel 2:12-13
Hope in God's Character / Joel 2:12-13
November 29, 2020 / Series: We Believe / Season: Advent 1
23:39
November 29, 2020
A New Heart / Jeremiah 31
A New Heart / Jeremiah 31
November 22, 2020 / Series: Old Testament Promises / Season: Christ the King / The tambourine episode
22:49
November 22, 2020
The Jonah Syndrome / Jonah 4
The Jonah Syndrome / Jonah 4
November 8, 2020 / Series: Old Testament Promises / Season: Pentecost 23
23:40
November 08, 2020
Just Enough / 1 Kings 17:1-17
Just Enough / 1 Kings 17:1-17
November 1, 2020 / Series: Old Testament Promises / Season: All Saints Sunday
16:51
November 01, 2020
Building a House for God / Guest Preacher: Rev. Beth Long-Higgins / 2 Samuel 7:-17
Building a House for God / Guest Preacher: Rev. Beth Long-Higgins / 2 Samuel 7:-17
October 25, 2020 / Series: Old Testament Promises / Season: Pentecost 21
35:28
October 25, 2020
Yahweh Remembers You / 1 Samuel 2:1-10
Yahweh Remembers You / 1 Samuel 2:1-10
October 18, 2020 / Series: Old Testament Promises / Season: Pentecost 20
19:21
October 18, 2020
The Golden Calf / Exodus 32:1-14
The Golden Calf / Exodus 32:1-14
October 11, 2020 / Series: Old Testament Promises / Season: Pentecost 19
19:00
October 11, 2020
The God Who Brought Us Out of Egypt / Exodus 12 &13
The God Who Brought Us Out of Egypt / Exodus 12 &13
October 4, 2020 / Season: Pentecost 18 / Series: Old Testament Promises Week 4
16:18
October 04, 2020
Roller Coasters and Divine Jujitsu / Exodus 37-50
Roller Coasters and Divine Jujitsu / Exodus 37-50
September 27, 2020 / Season: Pentecost 17 / Series: Old Testament Promises
18:46
October 02, 2020
God's Promise to Abram and Sarai / Genesis 15
God's Promise to Abram and Sarai / Genesis 15
September 20, 2020 / Series: Old Testament week 2 / Season: Pentecost week 17
16:34
September 20, 2020
"The Fall" is Good News / Genesis 3
"The Fall" is Good News / Genesis 3
September 13, 2020 / Series: Origin Stories / Season: Pentecost 15
13:31
September 13, 2020
Spiritual Warfare is for Everyone / Ephesians 6
Spiritual Warfare is for Everyone / Ephesians 6
September 6, 2020 / Series: Ephesians week 6 / Season: Pentecost 15
16:21
September 06, 2020
Submit to One Another / Ephesians 5
Submit to One Another / Ephesians 5
August 30, 2020 / Series: Ephesians week 5 / Season: Pentecost 14
22:02
August 30, 2020
Keeping the Unity of the Spirit / Ephesians 4
Keeping the Unity of the Spirit / Ephesians 4
August 23, 2020 / Series: Ephesians, Week 4 / Season: Pentecost, Week 13
22:35
August 23, 2020
God's Multi-colored Wisdom / Ephesians 3
God's Multi-colored Wisdom / Ephesians 3
August 16, 2020 / Series: Ephesians, Week 3 / Season: Pentecost, Week 12
25:50
August 16, 2020
Themes of Ephesians / Ephesians 1
Themes of Ephesians / Ephesians 1
August 2, 2020 / Ephesians week 1 / Pentecost 10
16:29
August 02, 2020
Our Faith Is Not Magic / Acts 19:11-20
Our Faith Is Not Magic / Acts 19:11-20
July 26, 2020 / Acts Week 10 / Pentecost 9
13:07
July 26, 2020
Fighting Fire with Snow / Acts 15:1-13
Fighting Fire with Snow / Acts 15:1-13
July 19, 2020 / Acts Week 9 / Pentecost 8
15:59
July 19, 2020
Conversion and Community / Acts 9:1-31
Conversion and Community / Acts 9:1-31
July 5, 2020 / Acts week 7 / Pentecost 6
21:08
July 05, 2020
Obedience and Freedom / Acts 8:26-40
Obedience and Freedom / Acts 8:26-40
June 28, 2020 / Acts week 6 / Pentecost 5
14:58
July 01, 2020
Does everything happen for a reason? / Acts 6:8–8:4
Does everything happen for a reason? / Acts 6:8–8:4
June 21, 2020 / Acts week 5 / Pentecost 4
15:26
June 21, 2020
Truthful New Community / Acts 4:31--5:11
Truthful New Community / Acts 4:31--5:11
June 7, 2020 / Acts week 3 / Pentecost 2
15:30
June 07, 2020
What is Pentecost For? / Acts 2
What is Pentecost For? / Acts 2
May 31, 2020 / Pentecost / Acts: Week 2
24:45
June 01, 2020
Big Questions: Trust AND Acts: Week 1 / Acts 1:1-14
Big Questions: Trust AND Acts: Week 1 / Acts 1:1-14
May 24, 2020 / Ascension Day
16:32
May 24, 2020
Big Questions: Love / 1 John 3 & 4
Big Questions: Love / 1 John 3 & 4
May 17, 2020 / Easter 6
18:00
May 17, 2020
Big Questions: Eternal Life / John 17
Big Questions: Eternal Life / John 17
May 10, 2020 / Easter 5
20:59
May 10, 2020
Big Questions: Resurrection / 1 Corinthians 15
Big Questions: Resurrection / 1 Corinthians 15
May 3, 2020 / Easter 4
17:33
May 03, 2020
Big Questions: Death / Romans 6, Galatians 2, 2 Corinthians 7
Big Questions: Death / Romans 6, Galatians 2, 2 Corinthians 7
April 26, 2020 / Easter 3
17:42
April 26, 2020
Big Questions: Sin / Genesis 3, Romans 7 & 8
Big Questions: Sin / Genesis 3, Romans 7 & 8
April 19, 2020 / Easter 2
20:28
April 19, 2020
How to Be a Disciple: Choose good news / Mark 16:1-8
How to Be a Disciple: Choose good news / Mark 16:1-8
April 12, 2020 / Easter Sunday
15:16
April 12, 2020
How to be a disciple: Let Jesus be who he is / Mark 11:1-11
How to be a disciple: Let Jesus be who he is / Mark 11:1-11
April 5, 2020 / Palm Sunday
16:16
April 05, 2020
How to be a disciple: Don't be alarmed / Mark 13:1-8, 34-37
How to be a disciple: Don't be alarmed / Mark 13:1-8, 34-37
March 29, 2020 / Lent 5
17:28
March 29, 2020
How to be a disciple: trust and pray / Mark 11:12-14, 19-25
How to be a disciple: trust and pray / Mark 11:12-14, 19-25
March 15, 2020 / Lent 3
18:06
March 15, 2020
How to be a disciple: Healed for service / Mark 10:32-52
How to be a disciple: Healed for service / Mark 10:32-52
March 8, 2020 / Lent 2
19:47
March 08, 2020
Cultivating Love / Luke 1:5-25, 57-80; 1 Thessalonians 13:4-7
Cultivating Love / Luke 1:5-25, 57-80; 1 Thessalonians 13:4-7
December 22, 2019 / Advent 4
20:47
December 22, 2019
Cultivating Joy / Ezra 1:1-4 & 3:1-4, 10-13; 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18
Cultivating Joy / Ezra 1:1-4 & 3:1-4, 10-13; 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18
December 15, 2019 / Advent 3
18:24
December 15, 2019
Cultivating Peace / Isaiah 40:1-11, Philippians 4:4-9
Cultivating Peace / Isaiah 40:1-11, Philippians 4:4-9
December 8, 2019 / Advent 2
17:43
December 09, 2019
Cultivating Hope / Jeremiah 33:14-18, Romans 5:1-5
Cultivating Hope / Jeremiah 33:14-18, Romans 5:1-5
December 1, 2019 / Advent 1 / Hope
17:14
December 01, 2019
Do the Right Thing / 2 Kings 22 & 23
Do the Right Thing / 2 Kings 22 & 23
November 24, 2019 / Christ the King Sunday
16:58
November 24, 2019
God is speaking to us / Isaiah 5:1-7, 11:1-5 / Guest Preacher: Rev. Seth Stout
God is speaking to us / Isaiah 5:1-7, 11:1-5 / Guest Preacher: Rev. Seth Stout
November 17, 2019 / Guest Preacher: Rev. Seth Stout
18:43
November 17, 2019
God is the Best Parent / Hosea 11:1-11
God is the Best Parent / Hosea 11:1-11
November 10, 2019
14:59
November 10, 2019
How to maintain a living tradition / Hebrews 12:1-2, 1 Peter 2:1-5, 9
How to maintain a living tradition / Hebrews 12:1-2, 1 Peter 2:1-5, 9
November 3, 2019 / All Saints Sunday
16:07
November 03, 2019
Icons and Idols / 2 Samuel 6
Icons and Idols / 2 Samuel 6
October 27, 2019
22:08
October 27, 2019
Taking the Easy Way Out / 1 Samuel 8
Taking the Easy Way Out / 1 Samuel 8
October 20, 2019 / Pentecost 19
20:37
October 20, 2019
Comfort and Consolation / Psalm 46 & 2 Corinthians 1
Comfort and Consolation / Psalm 46 & 2 Corinthians 1
October 13, 2019 / On this day our congregation spent most of our worship service memorializing our former pastor Jon Peterson. Pastor Beth offered a few minutes of reflection after these memorials.
10:37
October 13, 2019
God Needs Us / Exodus 1, 2 & 3
God Needs Us / Exodus 1, 2 & 3
September 29, 2019 / Stewardship Week 4
24:09
September 29, 2019
Surviving a Wrestling Match with God / Genesis 32:22-30
Surviving a Wrestling Match with God / Genesis 32:22-30
September 22, 2019 / Stewardship Week 3
20:45
September 22, 2019
Hospitality, Scarcity, and Fulfillment / Genesis 18 & 21
Hospitality, Scarcity, and Fulfillment / Genesis 18 & 21
September 15, 2019 / Stewardship Week 2
20:02
September 15, 2019
Created for Generosity / Genesis 1
Created for Generosity / Genesis 1
September 8, 2019 / Stewardship week 1
21:26
September 08, 2019
The choice between right and easy / Matthew 7:13-29
The choice between right and easy / Matthew 7:13-29
September 1, 2019 / Sermon on the Mount / Pentecost 12
15:07
September 01, 2019
The Reverse Golden Rule / Matthew 7:1-12
The Reverse Golden Rule / Matthew 7:1-12
August 25, 2019 / Sermon on the Mount / Pentecost 11
21:14
August 25, 2019
Nothing to Fear When Everyone is Included / Matthew 6:25-34
Nothing to Fear When Everyone is Included / Matthew 6:25-34
August 18, 2019 / Open & Affirming Sunday / Sermon on the Mount
18:34
August 18, 2019
The Lord’s Prayer / Matthew 6:7-15
The Lord’s Prayer / Matthew 6:7-15
August 4, 2019 / Sermon on the Mount
12:49
August 04, 2019
Adultery, Divorce and Promises / Matthew 5:27-37
Adultery, Divorce and Promises / Matthew 5:27-37
July 28, 2019 / Sermon on the Mount / Pentecost 8
23:20
July 28, 2019
Revolutionary Beatitudes / Matthew 5:1-12
Revolutionary Beatitudes / Matthew 5:1-12
July 14, 2019 / Sermon on the Mount 2 / Pentecost Week 6
23:43
July 14, 2019
Who is the City on a Hill? / Matthew 5:13-16
Who is the City on a Hill? / Matthew 5:13-16
July 7, 2019 / Pentecost 5
12:56
July 07, 2019
God is for us. Who can be against us? / Romans 8:18-39
God is for us. Who can be against us? / Romans 8:18-39
June 30, 2019 / Pentecost 4
26:46
June 30, 2019
No self-loathing. No condemnation. / Romans 7:14-8:2,11
No self-loathing. No condemnation. / Romans 7:14-8:2,11
June 23, 2019 / Pentecost 3
21:00
June 23, 2019
Guest preacher Rev. Dave Long-Higgins / Romans 6:1-14
Guest preacher Rev. Dave Long-Higgins / Romans 6:1-14
June 16, 2019 / Romans part 5 / Pentecost 2
32:33
June 16, 2019
Saved by grace: now what? / Acts 2 & Romans 5
Saved by grace: now what? / Acts 2 & Romans 5
June 9, 2019 / Pentecost / Romans part 4
22:42
June 09, 2019
How does Jesus save us? / Romans 5:1-11, 18-19
How does Jesus save us? / Romans 5:1-11, 18-19
June 2, 2019 / Romans week 3 / Easter 7
16:35
June 02, 2019
Sin is the injury; grace is the cure / Romans 3:21-30
Sin is the injury; grace is the cure / Romans 3:21-30
May 26, 2019 / Romans week 2 / Easter 6
28:38
May 26, 2019
Righteousness and transformation / Romans 1 & 2
Righteousness and transformation / Romans 1 & 2
May 19, 2019 / Romans week 1 / Easter 5
25:29
May 19, 2019
Thank God, we are not God / Acts 13 & 14
Thank God, we are not God / Acts 13 & 14
May 12, 2019 / Guest Preacher Pastor Joyce Oyler / Easter 4
20:60
May 12, 2019
No One Is Unclean / Acts 10
No One Is Unclean / Acts 10
May 5, 2019 / Easter week 3
20:47
May 05, 2019
The Great Commission / Matthew 28:16-20
The Great Commission / Matthew 28:16-20
April 28, 2019 / Guest Preacher Rev. Beth Long-Higgins / Easter 2
29:27
April 29, 2019
The Victory of the Power of Life / Matthew 28:1-10
The Victory of the Power of Life / Matthew 28:1-10
April 21, 2019 / Easter Sunday
14:48
April 21, 2019
The Last Judgment / Matthew 25:31-46
The Last Judgment / Matthew 25:31-46
April 14 / Parables of Judgment 3 / Palm Sunday
18:47
April 14, 2019
What can we do for each other? / Matthew 25:1-13
What can we do for each other? / Matthew 25:1-13
April 7, 2019 / Parables of Judgment 2 / Lent 6
13:06
April 07, 2019
Best. Party. Ever. / Matthew 22:1-14
Best. Party. Ever. / Matthew 22:1-14
March 31, 2019 / Lent 4 / Parables of Judgment 1
31:12
March 31, 2019
Who Is This Jesus? / Matthew 21:1-11
Who Is This Jesus? / Matthew 21:1-11
March 24, 2019 / Lent 3 / Transition between Parables of Grace and Parables of Judgment
21:15
March 24, 2019
Quit Your Bookkeeping / Matthew 18:21-35
Quit Your Bookkeeping / Matthew 18:21-35
March 10, 2019 / Lent 1 / Parable of the Unforgiving Servant
25:36
March 10, 2019
God is doing something new / Matthew 16:13-23, 17:1-8
God is doing something new / Matthew 16:13-23, 17:1-8
March 3, 2019 - Transfiguration Sunday
20:01
March 03, 2019
Choose Abundance / Matthew 14:13-33
Choose Abundance / Matthew 14:13-33
February 24, 2019 /  7th week after Epiphany
24:34
February 24, 2019
Jesus’ most radical words / Matthew 5:38-48
Jesus’ most radical words / Matthew 5:38-48
February 10, 2019
29:15
February 10, 2019
Live by the principles / Matthew 5:17-26
Live by the principles / Matthew 5:17-26
February 3, 2019
21:02
February 03, 2019
Guest speaker: Kearstin Bailey / Matt 5:1-13
Guest speaker: Kearstin Bailey / Matt 5:1-13
January 27, 2019
31:35
January 28, 2019
Guest Preacher: Mary Harris / Matthew 3
Guest Preacher: Mary Harris / Matthew 3
January 13, 2019. A testimony.
18:47
January 13, 2019
Unexpected revelations / Matthew 2
Unexpected revelations / Matthew 2
How do we react to the light? January 6, 2019
17:30
January 06, 2019
Post-Christmas Story / Dec 30
Post-Christmas Story / Dec 30
“God’s Daring Plan,” by Barbara Brown Taylor
13:39
December 30, 2018
Love: the power to never give up / Matthew 1
Love: the power to never give up / Matthew 1
December 23, 2018. Advent week 4
20:46
December 23, 2018
Joy: grace recognized / Isaiah 42
Joy: grace recognized / Isaiah 42
December 16, 2018. Advent week 3
22:30
December 16, 2018
Peace: no mo' FOMO / Esther 4
Peace: no mo' FOMO / Esther 4
December 9, 2018. Advent week 2
22:45
December 09, 2018
Dreams for the Future / Isaiah 36-37 and 2
Dreams for the Future / Isaiah 36-37 and 2
November 18, 2018
32:58
November 18, 2018
Do justice; love mercy; walk humbly / Micah 6
Do justice; love mercy; walk humbly / Micah 6
November 11, 2018
22:51
November 11, 2018
What kind of people will we be? / 2 Kings 5
What kind of people will we be? / 2 Kings 5
November 4, 2018
11:30
November 04, 2018
What are we up against? / 1 Kings 3
What are we up against? / 1 Kings 3
October 28, 2018
22:29
October 28, 2018
David and Bathsheba / 2 Samuel 11-12
David and Bathsheba / 2 Samuel 11-12
October 21, 2018
22:30
October 22, 2018
Guest Preacher: Rev. Gunnar Cerda
Guest Preacher: Rev. Gunnar Cerda
October 14, 2018 -- UCC Access Sunday
25:37
October 16, 2018
10 Commandments: Boundaries not Bondage / Exodus 19-20
10 Commandments: Boundaries not Bondage / Exodus 19-20
October 7, 2018
14:39
October 16, 2018
Between the devil and the deep blue sea / Exodus 14
Between the devil and the deep blue sea / Exodus 14
September 30, 2018
17:10
September 30, 2018
What does God promise us? / Genesis 12 & 39
What does God promise us? / Genesis 12 & 39
September 23, 2018
21:54
September 23, 2018
Guest Preacher: Rev. Dr. Janine Wilson / Gen 12, Isa 55, Matt 5
Guest Preacher: Rev. Dr. Janine Wilson / Gen 12, Isa 55, Matt 5
September 16, 2018 -- Zion member and guest preacher Rev. Dr. Janine Wilson reminds us we are blessed to be a blessing.
23:55
September 17, 2018
Noah's Ark: God is not angry / Genesis 6-9
Noah's Ark: God is not angry / Genesis 6-9
September 9, 2018
26:40
September 09, 2018
Faith is the victory / 1 John 5
Faith is the victory / 1 John 5
September 2, 2018
15:38
September 02, 2018
God is Love. Period. / 1 John 4
God is Love. Period. / 1 John 4
August 26, 2018
23:13
August 26, 2018
Open and Affirming Sunday / 1 John 3
Open and Affirming Sunday / 1 John 3
August 19, 2018 -- All birds are welcome in God’s tree, and a testimony from Mary Harris
26:17
August 19, 2018
Guest Preacher: Rev. Mirjam Welsch / 1 John 2
Guest Preacher: Rev. Mirjam Welsch / 1 John 2
August 12, 2018
22:52
August 12, 2018
Living in the light of truth / 1 John 1
Living in the light of truth / 1 John 1
August 5, 2018
14:27
August 05, 2018
Working with God to bring about what is good / Ruth 4, Romans 8
Working with God to bring about what is good / Ruth 4, Romans 8
July 22, 2018 - Rom 8:28 In all things God works together with those who love God, to bring about what is good!
22:48
July 22, 2018
Guest Preacher: Lisa Ho / Ruth 3
Guest Preacher: Lisa Ho / Ruth 3
July 15, 2018 - Be bold, brave, kind and faithful!
18:48
July 17, 2018
Returning again / Ruth 1
Returning again / Ruth 1
July 1, 2018 - Church in the basement, with a celebration of Communion
21:58
July 01, 2018
Don’t all y’all be anxious / Philippians 4
Don’t all y’all be anxious / Philippians 4
June 17, 2018
22:41
June 17, 2018
Motivated by love, not fear / Philippians 3 pt 2
Motivated by love, not fear / Philippians 3 pt 2
June 10, 2018 - The Proposal Sunday!
21:29
June 11, 2018
God’s righteousness / Philippians 3 pt 1
God’s righteousness / Philippians 3 pt 1
June 3, 2018 - includes a celebration of Communion
20:53
June 03, 2018
PENTECOST / Acts 2
PENTECOST / Acts 2
May 20, 2018 — The Spirit brings boldness and inclusion!
26:45
May 20, 2018
Joy and partnership in the gospel / Philippians 1
Joy and partnership in the gospel / Philippians 1
May 6, 2018 — with a bonus recording of our Communion service!
28:21
May 06, 2018
Paul speaking at Mars Hill in Athens / Acts 17
Paul speaking at Mars Hill in Athens / Acts 17
April 29, 2018
22:27
April 29, 2018
Believing Thomas / Jn 20
Believing Thomas / Jn 20
April 8, 2018
15:58
April 08, 2018