Sermon Archives

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Nov 12, 2017 Take the Next Step
Acts 9:1-22
The Rev. Rebekah Abel Lamar
   
Nov 5, 2017 Take the Next Step: The Saints
Hebrews 11 & 12 (selected verses)
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
 

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Oct 29, 2017 The Story of Martin Luther (Children's Sermon)
The Rev. Rebecca Abel Lamar
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Oct 29, 2017 Homily on Reformation Sunday 
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Oct 22, 2017 Take the Next Step: A Leap of Faith
Exodus 3-4 (selected verses)
Ms. Burnett
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Oct 15, 2017 Take the Next Step: A Foolish Deal
Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Oct 8, 2017 Take the Next Step: The One to Watch
Mark 12:38-44
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Oct 1, 2017 Take the Next Step: Room at the Table
Acts 10:34-43
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Sept 24, 2017 Take the Next Step: No Grasshoppers Allowed!
Numbers 13:30 – 14:10
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Sept 17, 2017 Exactly How Much is 70 X 7?
Matthew 18: 21-35
The Rev. Margaret Burnett
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Sept 10, 2017 Soular Eclipse
Romans 13:1-14
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Sept 3, 2017

Sermon on Romans 12:1-8
The Reverend Alison Infante Zamora

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July 23, 2017 Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a
The Rev. Anne H.K. Apple
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July 9, 2017 What Happens When Camels Drink
Genesis 24:34-38; 42-49, 58-67
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Apr 16, 2017 Do Not Cling (Easter Sunday)
John 20:1-18
The Reverend Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Apr 9, 2017 Go, But Not In Peace  (Palm Sunday)
Matthew 21:1–11
The Reverend Margaret Burnett
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Apr 2, 2017 Practice Resurrection
John 11:32–44
The Reverend Anne H.K. Apple
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Mar 27, 2017 Interfaith Panel on Social Justice
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery, Rabbi Micah
Greenstein, and Dr. Yasir Qadhi (at Temple Israel)
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Mar 26, 2017 Sermon on John 9:1-41
The Rev. Rebekah Abel Lamar
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Feb 19, 2017 What Does the Lord Require? Repairers of the Breach
 Isaiah 58:1-12
The Rev. Margaret Burnett
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Feb 12, 2017 What Does the Lord Require? Choose Life
Deuteronomy 30:15-20
The Rev. Anne H.K. Apple
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Feb 5, 2017 What Does the Lord Require? Let Your Light Shine
Matthew 5:13-20
The Rev. Rebekah Abel Lamar
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Jan 29, 2017 What Does the Lord Require? The Basics
Micah 6:6-8, Matthew 5:1-12
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Dec. 11, 2016 Homily & Introduction to Bach Cantata
Stephen R. Montgomery
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Dec. 11, 2016 Bach Cantata 140, “Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme”
Idlewild Adult Choir
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Nov. 27,2016 Sermon on Matthew 24_36-44
The Rev. Rebekah Abel Lamar
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Nov. 13, 2016 Endurance
Luke 21:5-10
The Rev. Anne H.K. Apple
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Nov. 6, 2016 A Perfect Church
Luke 6:20-31
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Oct. 30, 2016 A Legacy of the Reformation: The Stewardship of Our Vote
Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Oct. 23, 2016 Sermon on Luke 18:9–14
The Rev. Rebekah Abel Lamar
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Oct. 16, 2016 Take It to the Lord in Prayer?
Luke 18:1–8
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Oct. 9, 2016 As They Went
Luke 17:11-19
The Rev. Margaret Burnett
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Oct. 2, 2016 A Communion Lament
Lamentations 1:1-6
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Sept. 25, 2016 A New Thing That God Is Doing
Jeremiah 32:1-3A, 6-15
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Sept 18, 2016 Time’s A-Wastin’
Luke 16:1-13
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Sept. 11, 2016

Say It Until It Sticks
Luke 15:1-10
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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Sept. 4, 2016 The Tenacious Potter
Jeremiah 18:1-11
The Rev. Margaret Burnett
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August 28, 2016 He Noticed
Luke 14:1, 7-12
The Rev. Anne H.K. Apple
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August 21, 2016 It Takes a Church
Luke 13:10-17
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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August 7, 2016 Sermon on Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16
The Rev. Rebekah Abel Lamar
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July 31, 2016 Look Around You and See
John 4:31-38
Ms. Sarah Wolf
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July 17, 2016 Making a Choice
Luke 10:38-42
The Rev. Anne H.K. Apple
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July 10, 2016 Heart Knowledge
Luke 10:25-37
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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July 3, 2016

Patriotism, Presbyterian Style
Galatians 6:7–16
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery

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June 26, 2016 Sermon on II Kings 2:1-14
The Rev. Rebekah Abel-Lamar
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June 19, 2016 6,999
I Kings 19 (selected verses)
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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June 5, 2016 The Fear Of Life, Or The Fullness Of Life?
Luke 7:11-17
The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery
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May 29, 2016 Set Under Authority
Luke 7:1-10
The Rev. Anne H.K. Apple
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 April 24, 2016 See the video of the 11:00 service
includes the cantata “Christ Jesus Lay in Death’s Strong Bands” 
by J.S. Bach; presented in worship by the Idlewild Choir,
soloists, and University of Memphis' Collegeum Musicum
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April 10, 2016
Youth Sunday
See the video of the 11:00 service 
includes youth sermons by Jacob Boughter, Anna Katherine
Roehm, Haley Seuss, Liam Gildea, Ruthie Harwood, Lizzy
McIntosh, Rainey Charbonnet, and Will Buser.
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