Pentecost Sermon Series


10/25 Reformation Day 

The Children of Abraham; John 8:31-36


Pastor Hollar will lead us in worship for Reformation sunday.



10/18  Twentieth S. a. Pentecost 

Paying Taxes to Ceasar; Matt. 22:15-22


It was 57 and sunny for our 10th outdoor service. Pastor Panning welcomed 12 new members to our congregation.

10/11  Nineteenth S. a. Pentecost 

The Parable of the Wedding Banquet; Matt. 22:1-14


If you recognize the authority of Jesus in your life, your sins will be forgiven and you will be with him forever in paradise. 

10/04  Eighteenth S. a. Pentecost 

The Parable of the Tenants; Matt. 21:33-46


It was 63 and cloudy today for our 9th outdoor service. Today is LWML sunday. As Christians, we have been given the kingdom of God to bear its fruit.

09/27  Seventeenth S. a. Pentecost 

The Authority of Jesus Questioned;  Matt. 21:23-27


Today's Gospel is about the chief priests challenging Jesus's authority. He confronted them with the hypocrisy of their attitude.  

09/20  Sixteenth S. a. Pentecost 

The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard;  Matt. 20:1-16


It was 59 with 11mph winds this morning for our 8th outdoor service.   Today's Gospel is about the demand for equal treatment -unless of course equal treatment, itself, would be unfair, given an unequal effort. 

09/13  Fifteenth S. a. Pentecost 

The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant;  Matt. 18:21-35


There were 40 viewers of our video service this morning.

Forgiveness is not a two-sided transaction, but a  unilateral, unconditional gift.  

09/06     Fourteenth S. a. Pentecost 

The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven;  Matt. 18:1-20


Bret was  our keyboard player for our 7th outdoor service.   The commandments are summed up as, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
Each of our lessons describes various actions toward our neighbor
which often do not look to be loving, at all. This morning we will
discover how love lies beneath these actions.

08/30            Thirteenth S. a. Pentecost 

Jesus predicts His Death; Matt. 16:21-28


Pastor Panning talked about fun things to do near Asheville, the fallacy of self-righteousness and how to bring peace to every crisis in your life. There were 42 people viewing the service.

08/23   Twelfth S. a. Pentecost 

Peter's Confession of Christ; Matt. 16:13-20


Pastor Hollar reminded us that we are saved solely by God's Grace,  and that the Lord has a  lot of work for us to do.

08/16   Eleventh S. a. Pentecost 

The Faith of the Canaanite Woman; Matt. 15:15-21


It was 79 and cloudy this morning for our 6th outside service.    Todays Old Testament and Gospel lesson both speak to the issue of salvation for non-Jews. 

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08/09        Tenth S. a. Pentecost 

Jesus walks on Water; Matt. 14:22-33


This morning’s Old Testament and Gospel reading each tell of a
conversation between a ‘hero’ of faith and God. In both conversations the hero is taken to task by God for having doubted His wisdom and authority.

08/02         Ninth S. a. Pentecost 

Jesus feeds the Five Thousand; Matt. 14:13-21


It was 84 with 87% humidity for our 5th outside service. In this mornings  Gospel, Jesus brings satisfaction to the hungry...and more.

07/26        Eighth S. a. Pentecost 

The Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl; Matt. 13:44-52


Today's lesson reveals the 2 different ways to interpret the parable of the hidden treasure and the pearl.

07/19    Seventh S. a. Pentecost 

 The Parable of the Weeds; Matt. 13:24-30


It was sunny and 82 this morning for our 4th outside service.

Today's message tells us why we should be patient and at peace in these times of trouble.

07/12          Sixth S. a. Pentecost 

 The Parable of the Sower; Matt. 13:1-9


God sows seed in the most unlikely places. Today's message is about how modern technology is making God's word more accessable to everyone.

07/05           Fifth S. a. Pentecost 

 Rest for the weary; Matt. 11:25-30


It was warm and humid for our 3rd outdoor service of the season.

It's time to get off our high horse, put our pride aside, pick up the yoke of love and walk with Jesus.

06/28       Fourth S. a. Pentecost 

 Jesus sends out the twelve; Matt. 10:34-42


Jesus came to bring real peace. Do you want to learn the difference between fake peace and real peace and find out how real peace can be realized?

06/21          Third S. a. Pentecost 

 Jesus sends out the twelve; Matt. 10:21-33


The weather was humid this morning for our 2nd outdoor service. Pastor Panning talked about how we can get out from under the thumb of slavery.

06/14      Second S. a. Pentecost 

 Jesus sends out the twelve; Matt. 9:35-10:8


Pastor Hollar talks about why in a sinful world, life is not fair!

How often does our good and gracious God get blamed for life’s inequities? Is that FAIR? Hear these words of hope: “While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

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