Sermons

Weekly Sermons

We invite you to watch and/or view manuscripts (when available) from select sermons by our Retired Senior Pastor, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett, our Acting Associate Pastor Benjamin Perkins, and Interim Minister Becky David. Also, our Community Ministers Nina Swift and Mary Eaton, student ministers, and guest speakers.

2024

Sunday, April 21, 2024 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

This  Sunday, April 21, 2024, our Interim Minister, Rev. Becky David centers her sermon on "The Good Shepherd" that John offers us in the Gospels. She relates this to our search for a permanent Pastor. What does it mean to be in a relationship with this "New Shepherd"? The goal is to find mutual love, care, trust, and respect.


Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. Rev. Becky David Sermon 4/21/24

2023

Sunday, September 24, 2023 - Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, September 24, 2023, which is Laura Ruth's final service, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett mentions the Gospel of John about his lesson of a "Good" goodbye. This is her wish, a "Good" goodbye. And she quotes Jesus, "It is finished." She will be missed!

This is a video of the full service; her sermon starts at 24:00.


Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. September 24 Full Service, Goodbye Laura Ruth Jarrett

Sunday, September 17, 2023 - Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, September 17, 2023, Rev. Benjamin Perkins asks, "What is Gracsism?" Here at Hope Central, we mutually acknowledge that we are all on a learning journey and sometimes unskilled in our efforts. But, we commit to holding each other in tender, loving accountability to seek to heal rather than wound.


Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. September 17 Sermon, Benjamin Perkins


Sunday, September 9, 2023 - Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

There are no Video or Audio Recordings or Transcripts available for this week.

Sunday, September 3, 2023 - Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, September 3, 2023, which is Labor Day Weekend, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett talks about labor, how Jesus pushed himself to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and heal the sick. Jesus turned the attention of the disciples to do good work for the community. We are called to come to church to do the work that Jesus pushes us to do, to labor for the freedom and joy of one another.

Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. September 3 Sermon, Laura Ruth Jarrett

Sunday, August 27, 2023 - Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

There are no Video or Audio Recordings or Transcripts available for this week.

Sunday, August 20, 2023 - Twelthth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, August 20, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett reflects on how the pandemic has affected us in all sorts of ways. Inside many of our communities, things seem to be skewed. At Hope Central, we have a Leadership Team that listens and cares for us. Sometimes we don't agree with the leaders, but when we don't let the Leadership Team lead, we can not thrive. Let's look for the glory in each of us and thrive!

Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. August 20 Sermon, Laura Ruth Jarrett

Sunday, August 13, 2023 - Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, August 13, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett recalls the story of Peter walking on water, a test of Peter's faith and trust in Jesus. Laura Ruth uses the example of water, that we at Hope Central dive into the "waters" to see if Jesus will hold us up. And that we represent Jesus and are "lifeguards" to those who go down too far in the water and need help, just as Jesus did for Peter.

Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. August 13 Sermon, Laura Ruth Jarrett

Sunday, August 6, 2023 - Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, August 6, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett recalls the teaching of Jesus feeding 5000 + people with a few loaves of bread and a few fish. At Hope Central, we have love and care for one another. In Jewish lore, "G-d creates much out of little". We should look for God's gifts that are all around us. We are so blessed!

Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. August 6 Sermon, Laura Ruth Jarrett

Sunday, July 30, 2023 - Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, July 30, 2023, guest Preacher Gina Boisse uses Amy Grant Lyrics (Fat Baby) and theological interpretations from God.Com (her Jesus "Cliff Notes"!) to lead us on a joyous sermon where we come to realize we belong to God and each other.

Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. July 30 Sermon, Gina Boisse

Sunday, July 23, 2023 - Eighth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, July 23, 2023, guest Preacher David Hamilton Asks, "What is prayer, and what is God saying in the Book of Exodus?"

God asks many things in Exodus, and one thing God says is, "If every skillful one among us does good work, our work will spread to all the earth and to the ends of the world." We are a community of makers, and we must keep building a just, loving world!

Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. July 23 Sermon, David Hamilto

Sunday, July 16, 2023 - Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, July 16, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jared preaches that it takes generations to make a garden - to plant, observe, water, and care. The same can be said of following Jesus' commandment, "to love one another", and it takes generations to get this garden of love and care right too. Hope Central is the garden, and the people of Hope Central are the gardeners - to cultivate the hope of love and justice for all!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. July 16 Sermon, Laura Ruth Jarrett

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Sunday, July 9, 2023 - Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, July 9, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jared Talks of Desire and Longing. Longing for God and justice, and Desire, well now, there is a long history of "Desire" being negative! But God desires love. Desire can be as Godly as can be. Laura Ruth has a wonderful take on Longing and Desire. They are part of God and us!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. July 9 Sermon, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett

Sunday, July 2, 2023 - Fifth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, July 2, 2023, Rev. Benjamin Perkins talks about our "Creative Calling." How our Pastor, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett, is leaving, and how we can honor her leadership by keeping on with our Social and Racial Justice work. How we can we spread God's eternal love and the example of Jesus, who tells us to "Love One Another"!

Read the sermon by clicking this link. 7/2/23 Sermon Transcript, Rev. Benjamin Perkins

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. July 2 Sermon, Rev. Benjamin Perkins

Sunday, June 25, 2023 - Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, June 25, 2023, Cole Arthur Riley is our quest preacher. She is the author of "This Here Flesh: Spirituality, Liberation, and the Stories That Make Us." 

This video contains our whole service. Her sermon begins at the 28:04 mark in the video.

Read the sermon by clicking this link. Transcript of 6/25/23 Cole Arthur Riley Sermon

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. Sunday, June 25/23 Cole Arthur Cole Service and Sermon

Sunday, June 11, 2023 - 2nd Sunday After Pentecost

There are no Video or Audio recordings or Transcripts for this week.

Sunday, June 4, 2023 - Trinity Sunday

This  Sunday, June 4, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jared explains why we have "Trinity " Sunday. It was named by the 3rd Century Christians as a way to denote Christian time and attempt to convey God's Time and God's greatness. And our time at Hope Central is our God Time, our history!

Read the sermon by clicking this link. 6/4/23 Sermon Transcript

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. 6/4/23 Sermon, Laura Ruth Jarrett

Sunday, May 28, 2023 - Pentecost

This  Sunday, May 28, 2023, Yara Gonzalez-Justiniano asks "what is our Pentecost?" It is a time of harvest, and in God's time, it is a perfect harvest of love, peace, and community. She explains that God's time is perfect, and the breath of life never leaves us in this perfect time.

Read the sermon by clicking this link. 5/28/23 Sermon Transcript

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. 5/28/23 Sermon, Yara Gonzalez-Justiniano

Sunday, May 14, 2023 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

This  Sunday, May 14, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett takes us through the scripture cycle of the Jesus story. Jesus dies and then appears to others. We think about Jesus' suffering and how we humans also suffer. But Laura Ruth quotes a teacher who said, "It is not what happens to us, but how and what we do with it with joy."


Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. 5/14/23 Sermon Laura Ruth Jarrett

Sunday, May 7, 2023 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

There are no Video or Audio recordings or Transcripts for this week.

Sunday, April 30, 2023 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

This  Sunday, April 30, 2023, Rev. Tery Steeden tells us he had given up on the passage John 3:16 for 30 years, until 3 weeks ago! He realized that the word "believe" was used in that reading as a verb, and the significance is immense! If you "believe" in God, you must do something, take action. Listen to the sermon and you will see John 3:16 in a refreshing new light!

Read the sermon by clicking this link. 4/30/23 Sermon Transcript

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. 4/30/23/Sermon, Terry Steeden

Sunday, April 23, 2023 - Third Sunday of Easter

This Third Sunday of Easter, April 23, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett asks, "Do you feel alone?" Also, Does God know what it is to be alone? How about Jesus? Could this be why Jesus showed up so often after the Resurrection? All interesting questions. But Laura Ruth reminds us that we are together, maybe broken, but not alone!

Read the sermon by clicking this link. 4/23/23 Sermon Transcript

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. Laura Ruth Sermon 4/23/23

Sunday, April 16, 2023 - Second Sunday of Easter

This Easter Sunday, April 16, 2023, Sari Mauro's sermon is their second one on Disability Theology.  Sari points out that God, embodied in Jesus Christ, is disabled.

And asks, "What, then, are we to do? What does the disabled God mean for us?"

Read the sermon by clicking this link. 4/16/23 Sari Mauro Sermon

Listen to the sermon by clicking this link. 4/16/23 Sermon Audio Recording

Sunday, April 9, 2023 - Easter Sunday

This Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett shares a hopeful sermon. Justice will come! We will rise up and not become each other's bullies - but allies. We are the embodied body of Christ, and by love....we rise!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. Easter Sermon 2023

Read the sermon by clicking this link. Easter Sermon 2023 Transcript

Sunday, February 19, 2023 - Transfiguration Sunday

This Sunday, February 19, 2023, Rev. Nina Swift ponders the Transfiguration of Jesus while she holds her Grandchild Artemis. Jesus was revealed as fully human by Mary, and fully Holy by the Creator. And Aremis is also fully human and fully holy and how can you be born with "Original Sin" when we are all created in the image of God just like Artemis? Rev. Nina asks us to see who we really are with the help of God.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/CUxUn-ePdkk

Sunday, February 12, 2023 - Sixth Sunday After Epiphany

This Sunday, February 12, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett cites Luke's story of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus traveling 3 days with their extended family to Jerusalem for Passover, then traveling 3 days back home to realize that Jesus wasn't with them! So typical of a 12-year-old! With that story in mind, she encourages people to support and cherish parents and help them fulfill their dreams that their child(ren) is filled with love and grounded by God.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/Aj-sd8wxiSo

Sunday, February 5, 2023 - Fifth Sunday After Epiphany

This Sunday, February 5, 2023, Yara Gonzalez Justiniano's sermon is on her interpretation of the Gospel story of Martha and Mary. Both sisters' roles (Hospitality and the Word) are equal in importance. They each answered their "Calling" in the story. Listen to her sermon and you may see your calling in a new light!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel.https://youtu.be/NLHRdNvBFy0

Sunday, January 29, 2023 - Fourth Sunday After Epiphany

This Sunday, January 29, 2023, Hope Central Church has Lay Preachers sharing how they answered their Callings. They share with enthusiasm and love their journeys, and we are so grateful!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/Nt1z3y6rtB4

Sunday, January 22, 2023 - Third Sunday After Epiphany

This Sunday, January 22, 2023, Rev. Benjamin Perkins' sermon is all about Hope Central's Creative Callings. Explaining how we started in 2018 with an invitation and where we have come. Rev. Perkins tells us "every calling longs for answers", and reparations has been part of our answer. And that there is still work to do to answer the call!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/dEjGKasGk5A

Sunday, January 8, 2023 - First Sunday After Epiphany

This Sunday, January 8, 2023, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett talks about the story of the Magi, seeker and searchers for wisdom of the stars. there is a complicated backstory to the Magi! You never know where your help will come from, like when they brought gifts to the Holy Family, or where you will receive wisdom, but we need to be open to it!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/Tod9FhECD8Q

2022

Sunday, December 18, 2022 - Fourth Sunday in Advent


This Sunday, December 18, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett explains how "Woke," which is the theme for this Advent season is being used. How her Theological "Wakening" came to be. How the church is a home in the wilderness to be woke and be at home and loved and accepted.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel.https://youtu.be/yNu49n3iUvc

Sunday, December 11, 2022 - Third Sunday in Advent


This Sunday, December 11, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett talks about the good things that happened this week. She also talks about how we need to be ready to climb the hill together to be ready for when God comes.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/TRVDIfMSEtE

Sunday, December 4, 2022 - Second Sunday in Advent


This Sunday, December 4, 2022, Nina Swift uses Madonna's song "Like A Virgin" but with a version by Sr. Christina of Italy to illuminate and explore the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, and to see what a gift she gave us, whether a virgin or not, the child of God!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/wgF0ewsFOUA

Sunday, November 27, 2022 - First Sunday in Advent


This Sunday, November 27, 2022, Rev. Benjamin Perkins explains the origin of the word woke. "WOKE" is the theme of our Avent 2022 Season.

He explains how woke is not a vanity project but a HUMAN PROJECT. He asks us to imagine if enough of us become "WOKE"; we could create heaven on earth for all!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/NDyktrcSQ30

Sunday, November 20, 2022 - Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, November 20, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett talks about the natural progression of life, which includes death. Laura Ruth encourages us to plan for that enviable event so that we can remove some of the fear of death and leave behind love! 

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/W1j00XpCLVw

Sunday November 13, 2022 - Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, November 13, 2022, Sari Mauro uses a story of Moses speaking to God as an example of Disability Theology. How to interpret God's message, not to find satisfactory solutions, but reasonable accommodations! 

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/mngWk_sb0F0

Sunday November 6, 2022 - Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, November 6, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett talks all about love. We all have so much worry, but love is the fuel of life among worries and negative thoughts! It is complicated, it takes a lifetime, but love momentum will take you to the next level, to love like God!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/3CzqsF_Ym10

Sunday October 30, 2022 - Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, October 30, 2022, Rev. Terry Steeden's sermon is about Celtic Spirituality. He begins with a personal story, and shares a brief history and tells us of the two beliefs - 1.You can see God in the world by reading scripture, and 2.You can see God in the world by being part of creation, in Celtic Spirituality. You will never look at the natural world the same after his sermon!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/b6e_TszpJNs

Sunday October 23, 2022 - Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, October 23, 2022, Rev. Benjamin Perkins starts the sermon with the Gospel story of "Doubting Thomas", explaining how questioning and doubting is an important part of the faith journey. He ends with with a well known Latin quote to help us on our journey.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/nWCk-M7Cuus

Sunday October 16, 2022 - Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, October 16, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett tells us how the Psalms helped her build her faith, and center and ground her. How they have been used for resistance and comfort. She highly recommends getting to know the Psalms, to help you on your faith journey!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/K_r3NmIm6Lk

Sunday October 9, 2022 - Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, October 9, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett tells us "I love to give things away!" Various communities have guidelines to redistribute and share wealth and as a Christian community we should give away and share what we can freely and joyfully.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/-F5NaPhTHFs

Sunday October 2, 2022 - Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, October 2, 2022, (which is also the Blessing of the Animals) Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett tells us "when you get praise you can easily give praise in return, to our pets, to others, to God, to community. See what is praiseworthy, and share the blessings!"

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/lcyt09wIa8A

Sunday September 18, 2022 - Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, September 18, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon talks about becoming resilient and trustworthy. To use spiritual practices such as praying to become in line with the Divine, not just for ourselves, but for the whole community.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/Tr7CupTXx1g

Sunday September 4, 2022 - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, September 4, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon talks about our origin story, "God took a lump of clay, and fashioned a human, in God's glorious image", and we are all made equally of the same clay. We are vessels made of clay, to be filled with the Holy Spirit. 

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/5-y3a5PBGk4

Sunday August 28, 2022 - Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, August , 2022, Rev. Benjamin Perkin's sermon is based on the Parable of the Vineyard Workers, which he feels is an example of divine redistribution. He wants us to reimagine Genesis to include ALL creation, and to remember, "Inequity is the enemy, not people!"

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/eYItbmsvig0

Sunday August 21, 2022 - Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, August 21, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon is about equity, for all including our earth. In Exodus, the people said to Moses "we need water!" so Moses hit the rock as he was told, and the water flowed with equity to all who needed it. She reminds us that water is precious for all life.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/uUs1KvX5lY0

Sunday August 14, 2022 - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, August 14, 2022, Rev. Nina Swift's sermon is about "passing". She uses the example of the story of Hagar, and shows how we are all beloved children of God.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/t988JuTyqUI

Sunday August 7, 2022 - Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, August 7, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon is all about praying, when, where, how often, about what, for whom, and how to do it. Prayer is what God does in us

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/cDLejyc5Gus

Sunday July 31, 2022 - Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, July 31, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon is about how it can be difficult to be good or bad, but if we strive to be led by the spirit and not ego (and a community can help us see which it is) then we can contribute to culture as God wants us to.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/ciVi_W_95OU

Sunday July 24, 2022 - Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, July 24, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett explains how we pray, as individuals and collectively to God for what we need, our body "Give us our daily bread" and our soul, to keep us safe and strong so we can experience the Kingdom of God together.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/kksbKMCnepo

Sunday July 17, 2022 - Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, July 17, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett starts her sermon with a question Jesus asked, "Who do they say I am?" Maybe Jesus was asking for his own clarity, and if Jesus can ask, then we can go to Jesus and ask "What is my purpose on earth?" 

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/xQMVEcm_bnQ

Sunday July 10, 2022 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, July 10, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett takes the well known parable, "The Good Samaritan" into todays world. We offer and receive reparations because it levels the field for all. We strive to offer and receive  gifts, even from our enemies.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/QnnOts_7isU

Sunday July 3, 2022 - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, July 3, 2022, Rev. Terry Steeden's talks about the Arc of Justice and reminds us to "Love God, love each other", justice is moving, have patience, it will happen!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/k5vm0OKaihU

Sunday June 26, 2022 - Third Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, June 26, 2022, Rev. Benjamin Perkin's sermon includes 3 lessons, 1, "I am not my debt", 2, "Liberation is communal" and 3, "Forgiveness and liberation are not transactional, but rather, transformative".

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/8-wlkLub2dE

Sunday June 19, 2022 - Second Sunday after Pentecost

This Sunday, June 19, 2022, which is also Juneteenth, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon requests we ask Father-Mother to lead us to be transformed to walk body and soul in freedom, freedom for ALL, for freedom is coming!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/_YfZZj-HQXA

Sunday June 12, 2022 - Trinity Sunday

This Sunday, June 12, 2022, Rev. Nina Swift's sermon asks "How do we celebrate with so much negative in the world?" We celebrate together, because Grace exists and our cups runneth over!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/Xwd4kiY1MT4

Sunday June 5, 2022 - Pentecost

This Sunday, June 5, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon is about troubles in the Bible and in our current time that comes from the misuse and abuse of language. The misuse and abuse that hurts. However, the Spirit guides us to prayer and to take care of each other, which counteracts the negative narration.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/awBE-m-G5Z4

Sunday May 29, 2022 - Seventh Sunday of Easter

This Sunday, May 29, 2022, guest preacher Ella Verinder talks about those special people who have, or will, or do inhabit our lives. That we should be thankful for them, for they are what makes us feel loved.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/uGZGCHfO_kY

Sunday May 22, 2022 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

This Sunday, May 22, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon tells us that everything is prayer! We can live a sanctified life by intending our actions and thoughts to be communication with the sacred.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/JDVKjvHSHGs

Sunday May 15, 2022 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

This Sunday, May 15, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon is centers on Belief. Here at Hope Central, everything is up for investigation, but there is something central to the work of the Holy Spirit, that we fight for justice.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/1fimWr5m2q0

Sunday May 8, 2022 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

This Sunday, May 8, 2022, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett's sermon offers hope by using the Bible story of Tabitha. If we offer our skills and caring as Tabitha did for her community, to care for one another as Jesus taught us,  justice will live on.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/7fB-tzI1TMM

Sunday May 1, 2022 - Third Sunday of Easter

This Sunday, May 1, 2022 Rev  Yara Gonzalez Justiniano tells us how Jesus' teachings of polarity leads us to dance and have joy in the midst of lament.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/Uk_CaSfEJ18

Sunday April 17, 2022 - Easter Sunday

This Easter Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett explains that Easter is a Celebration of Hope born of Laminations.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/jzzuYmET-w8

Sunday April 3, 2022 - Fifth Sunday of Lent

This Sunday, April, 2022, during  our Lent, Glorious Lent Rev. Benjamin Perkins rejoices on our different path of Lent. One that uplifts our souls. And he reminds us to hold ourselves tenderly, to remember we all are made in the image of the one true, loving God.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/Rw4BVX-Jx3c

Sunday March 27, 2022 - Fourth Sunday of Lent

This week  Rev. Nina Swift's sermon during  Lent, Glorious Lent is about the legacy of shame, something we all know, and how it is time to let shame go, to embrace unconditional love, such as the love that Jesus gives us.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/I_SqR6T1a0c

Sunday March 20, 2022 - Third Sunday of Lent

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth's sermon during  Lent, Glorious Lent is about Evil (Steals our love and the divine) and Dignity (the inner work of love and the divine). 

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/2IYXxv7Oay0

Sunday March 13, 2022 - Second Sunday of Lent

This week  Rev. Terry Steeden's sermon during  Lent, Glorious Lent asks "why are we not as glorious as we can be? Look to our creator, our God!

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/0Soa7t1LAcE

Sunday March 6, 2022 - First Sunday of Lent

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon about how together we can find the presence of God and what is glorious within us during our "Lent, Glorious Lent" season.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/QhHUfaCPo_0

Sunday February 27, 2022 - Eighth Sunday after Epiphany

This week  Ella Verinder preached a dynamic sermon on this Fourth Sunday of Black History Month from a deeply personal perspective of how we are not created perfect, but complicated beings whose legacy should be love.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/0ikzEW7XVg8

Sunday February 20, 2022 - Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

This week  Rev. Nina Swift preached a sermon on this Third Sunday of Black History Month about the gift of the the physical body, a sacred gift, and how together we can use it to unravel hate and white supremely.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/2c6lyJpiwR4

Sunday February 13, 2022 - Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth  preached a sermon on this Second Sunday of Black History Month about the culture of black gardens, and using gardens to show love and respect.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/vdBNoc0ibgc

Sunday February 6, 2022 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

This week  Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon on this first Sunday of Black History Month about spirituality as a tool of repair.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/rGm7vq5uScc

Sunday January  30, 2022 - Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth preached a sermon relating to how plumbing and improvisation compare to our building our physical and spiritual community

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/9KA6QoZqUPU

Sunday January  23, 2022 - Third Sunday after Epiphany

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth preached a sermon on our shared grief, and how we are bound by love, trust and God as a community.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/o8kEcVKBinE

Sunday January  16, 2022 - Second Sunday after Epiphany

This week  Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon on racial injustice, woe and for hope in God using the Book of Habakkuk for inspiration.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/iMJTu8QilOA

Sunday January  9, 2022 - First Sunday after Epiphany

This week  Rev. Laura-Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon on the Gospel of Lukes' Baptism of Jesus.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/iUF6Muisljs

Sunday January  2, 2022 - Epiphany

This week  Rev. Laura-Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon reflecting on the conundrum of the Epiphany Season.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/bVoYfrlpgPI

2021

Sunday December 19, 2021 - Fourth Sunday in Advent

This week  Rev. Laura-Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon reflecting on Hope during Advent and the coming year..

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/cX-nOPqRvqA

Sunday December 12, 2021 - Third Sunday in Advent

This week  Rev. Nina Swift preached a sermon reflecting on Mary of Nazareth.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/RB7Ost4h3mU

Sunday December 5, 2021 - Second Sunday in Advent

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon about repair, and hoping for repair.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/MhFmloSZkqA

Sunday November 28, 2021 - First Sunday in Advent

This week  Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon that addresses what we are facing in these challenging times.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/m4phrNtgE2Q

Sunday November 21, 2021 - Twenty-sixth Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Terry Steeden preached a sermon that is part 8 and the final is the series of "Wrestling with God", talking about change.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/URC8DgIDVi0

Sunday November 14, 2021 - Twenty-fifth Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon that is part 7 of "Wrestling with God", opening with the story of Jonah.

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/f_RZlnAebNk

Sunday November 7, 2021 - Twenty-fourth Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon that is part 6 of "Wrestling with God" ..

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/gGVTLjUAoEc

Sunday October 31, 2021 - Twenty-third Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Susan Clinkenbeard preached a sermon that is part 5 of "Wrestling with God" with the sub theme, "Perspectives from the Book of Job".

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/jPg20DuITS8

Sunday October 24, 2021 - Twenty-second Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Ben Perkins preached a sermon that is part 4 of "Wrestling with God" with the sub theme, "Hope".

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/AM2guT7_XBk

Sunday October 17, 2021 - Twenty-first Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Terry Steeden preached a sermon that is part 3 of "Wrestling with God" with the sub theme, "Love".

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/ds5jRtM9mc8

Sunday October 10, 2021 - Twentieth Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon that is part 2 of "Wrestling with God" with the sub theme, "Returning".

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/kRTTfPX5v78

Sunday October 3, 2021 - Nineteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon that is part 1 of "Wrestling with God".

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/ykb4a6AhOmw

Sunday September 26th, 2021 - Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon as a part of the "Untold Tales" series for the Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost. 

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/KnJpWF-xLl0

Sunday September 19th, 2021 - Seventeenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week  Dr. Yara González-Justiniano preached a sermon as a part of the "Untold Tales" series for the Seventeenth Sunday of Pentecost. 

Watch the sermon here on our Youtube Channel. https://youtu.be/bk98i_hkPOc

Sunday September 12th, 2021 - Sixteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon as a part of our "Untold Tales" series for the Sixteenth Sunday of Pentecost.

Sunday September 5th, 2021 - Fifteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon as a part of our "Untold Tales" series for the Fifteenth Sunday of Pentecost.

Sunday August 29th, 2021 - Fourteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon as a part of the "Untold Tales" series for the Fourteenth Sunday of Pentecost.

Sunday August 22nd, 2021 - Thirteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This Sunday, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon for the Thirteenth Sunday of Pentecost.

Sunday August 15th, 2021 - Twelfth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Nina Swift preached a sermon for the Twelfth Sunday of Pentecost.

Sunday August 8th, 2021 - Eleventh Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth preached a sermon titled, "The Eyes of Our Hearts", for the Eleventh Sunday of Penecost.

Sunday August 1st, 2021 - Tenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon for the Tenth Sunday of Pentecost.

Sunday July 25th, 2021 - Ninth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. James D. Ross, II preached a sermon for the Ninth Sunday of Pentecost. Rev. Ross serves as Minister for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Southern New England Conference of the United Church. To read more about his work, you can do so here.

Sunday July 18th, 2021 - Eighth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Ella Verinder preached for the Eighth Sunday of Pentecost. 

Sunday July 11th - Seventh Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth preached a sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Pentecost.

Sunday July 4th, 2021 - Sixth Sunday of Pentecost

This Sunday, Emma Thomas preached. 

Sunday June 27th, 2021 - Fifth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Ash Temin preached a sermon titled, "Owning Our Own Healing is a Kind of Miracle".

Sunday June 20th, 2021 - Fourth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Pentecost.

Sunday June 13th, 2021 - Third Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Mountains O' Things: A Jubilee Deferred."

Sunday June 6th, 2021 - Second Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached our first sermon in the church yard!

Sunday May 30th, 2021 - Trinity Sunday

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon continuing our series on "Owning".

Sunday May 23rd, 2021 - Pentecost Sunday

This week, Dr. Yara González-Justiniano preached a sermon for Pentecost. 

Sunday May 16th, 2021 - Acension Sunday

This week, Susan Clinkenbeard preached a sermon titled, "Who Inherits the Kingdom?"

Sunday May 9th, 2021 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, on "Owning".

Sunday May 2nd, 2021 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon for the fifth Sunday of Easter.

Sunday April 25th, 2021 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

This week, Rev. Terry Steeden preached for the fourth Sunday of Easter. 

Sunday April 18th, 2021 - Third Sunday of Easter

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached for the third Sunday of Easter.

Sunday April 11th, 2021 - Second Sunday of Easter

This week, Rev. Shea McGinnis preached for the second Sunday of Easter. 

Sunday April 4th, 2021 - Easter Sunday

This week, we came together to celebrate Easter Sunday!

Sunday March 28th, 2021 - Palm Sunday

This week we celebrated Palm Sunday with our annual Passion Play. 

Sunday March 21st, 2021 - Fifth Sunday of Lent

This week, Rev. Ash Temin preached a sermon titled, "Awareness and Death: New Stories for New Systems."

Sunday March 14th, 2021 - Fourth Sunday of Lent

This week, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Salvation Beyond the End Zone."

Sunday March 7th, 2021 - Third Sunday of Lent

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth preached a sermon titled, "When the Stones Begin to Sing."

Sunday February 28th, 2021 - Second Sunday of Lent

This week, Dr. Yara González-Justiniano preached a sermon in our Lenten theme: Beginning Again.

Sunday February 21st, 2021 - First Sunday of Lent

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon introducting the Lenten theme: Beginning Again.

Sunday February 14th, 2021 - Transfiguration

This week, Susan Clinkenbeard preached a sermon titled, "Coming Down the Mountain."

Sunday February 7th, 2021 - Fifth Sunday of Epiphany

This week we celebrated Rev. Benjamin Perkins' last Sunday as our Acting Associate Pastor. Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Lift Every Voice and Heal."

Sunday January 31st, 2021 - Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "Healing". 

Sunday January 24th, 2021 - Third Sunday of Epiphany

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "Mercy."

Sunday January 17th, 2021 - Second Sunday of Epiphany

This week, Rev. Benjamin Perkins and Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "The Promissory Note" and announced Hope Central Church's plan for reparations.

Sunday January 10th, 2021 - Baptism of Jesus

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon for the Baptism of Jesus.

Sunday January 3rd, 2021 - First Sunday of Epiphany

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon for Epiphany Sunday.

2020

Thursday December 24th, 2020 - Unrehearsed Christmas Pageant

This Christmas Eve, we celebrated online with Hope Central Church's annual Unrehearsed Christmas Pageant.

Sunday December 20th, 2020 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

This week, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Geneologies of the Soul: A Meditation." 

Sunday December 13th, 2020 - Rose Sunday

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon for Rose Sunday and the third week of Advent. 

Sunday December 6th, 2020 - Second Sunday of Advent

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "Belonging."

Sunday November 29th, 2020 - First Sunday of Advent

This week, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Chapters in the Book of Life."

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 - Reign of Christ Sunday

This Sunday, we celebrated Rev. Ash Temin's service to our congregation and released her from her vows as interim acting associate minister. She will continue to serve as a community minister in our congregation!

Sunday November 15th, 2020 - Twenty-Fourth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Irreconcilable Differences:  A Fruitcake Called America". 

Sunday, November 8th, 2020 - Annual Meeting

This Sunday, we held our Annual Meeting! Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached.

Sunday November 1st, 2020 - All Saints Day

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett, Neil Helme, Gillian DeLear, and Dow Brain led the congregation in song in honor of All Saints Day and in celebration of our parade of pledges.

Sunday October 25th, 2020 - Twenty-First Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "If Not Wealth, What?" 

Sunday October 18th, 2020 - Twentieth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, we celebrated and honored the life of Kathy Hanlan. Rev. Laura Ruth share a Eugology and Holly Conti, Diana Phillips, Nanacy Azar, and J. Conlon shared words of rememberance.

Sunday October 11th, 2020 - Nineteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, we celebrated the Ordination of Rev. Ash Elizabeth Temin! Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon that can be heard below.

Sunday October 4th, 2020 - Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Ash Temin preached a sermon for our Blessing of the Animals.

Sunday September 27th, 2020 - Seventeenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Ella Verinder preached a back to school message titled, "The Important Challenge of Faith."

Sunday September 20th, 2020 - Sixteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Rev. Dr. Teddy Hickman-Maynard joined us to preach about the difference between charity and justice. 

Sunday September 13th, 2020 - Fifteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth preached a sermon titled, "Conflict, Compost, Create."

Sunday September 6th, 2020 - Fifteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "And Never Brought to Mind."

Sunday August 30th, 2020 - Fourteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week, Jill Seaman Chandler preached a sermon titled, "I am, who...am."

Sunday August 23rd, 2020 - Thirteenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "Drawn from Water." 

Sunday August 16th, 2020 - Eleventh Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Ash Temin preached a sermon titled, "Longing as the Language of God." 

Sunday August 9th, 2020 - Tenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "To Dip One's Toe." 

Sunday August 2nd, 2020 - Ninth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "America is a Developing Nation." 

Sunday July 26th, 2020 - Eighth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "The Kingdom of Heaven is Like Puppy Love." 

Sunday July 19th, 2020 - Seventh Sunday of Pentecost

This Sunday Rev. Terry Steeden preached a sermon titled "I am so traumatized, I hope a change is gonna come!!" 

Sunday July 12th, 2020 - Sixth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Ash Temin preached a sermon titled, "Sacred Transitions: Devotional Life in a Time of Upheaval." 

Sunday July 5th, 2020 - Fifth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "The Importance of Saying Thank You, the Hoping of Being Thanked, a Declaration of Inter-Dependance". 

Sunday June 28th, 2020 - Fourth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Love Among the Ruins."

Sunday June 21st, 2020 - Third Sunday of Pentecost

Honored Mother Emanuel Church five years later, the five year anniversary of Rev. Benjamin Perkins' ordination, Father's Day, and our Called to Care Team 

This week Dr. Yara González-Justiniano preached a powerful sermon around the theme "Onward, Even When..." 

Sunday June 14th, 2020 - Second Sunday of Pentecost

Honoring & Celebrating our graduates, matriculating students, & teachers

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled "Set my People Free: Coming Out from Empire". 

Sunday June 7th, 2020 - Trinity Sunday

Honoring & Celebrating our Frontline Workers

This week Rev. Ash Temin preached a sermon titled "Christianity's Complicity and the Work of True Discipleship" 

Sunday May 31st, 2020 - Pentecost Sunday - 10 Year Anniversary

This Sunday we honored 10 years of Hope Central Church with Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett as pastor! 

Sunday May 24th, 2020 - Ascension Sunday

This week the Rev. Shea McGinnis preached a sermon titled, "Rest as Resistance". 

Sunday May 17th, 2020 - Lamentations

This week we hosted a special service centering lamentations. 

Rev. Ash Temin and Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled “The Long Night’s Journey into Night: Grief in Black & White". 

Sunday May 10th, 2020 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

This Sunday we celebrated Mother's Day and the last Sunday of our Student minister, Ezra Ercolini. 

Sunday May 3rd, 2020 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

This week we commissioned our Acting Associate Minister - Ash Temin! 

Sunday April 26th, 2020 - Children's Church!

This week Ella Verender shared a powerful message as a part of our Children's Church. 

Sunday April 19th, 2020 - Second Sunday of Easter

Happy Eastertide! 

This week, our Pastor Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "Believing What We Had Not Eyes to See." 

Sunday April 12th, 2020 - Easter

Happy Easter! 

This week, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Let the Living Resurrect the Living: A Meditation on Reparations." 

Sunday March 29th, 2020 - Fifth Sunday of Lent

This week one of our acting associate ministers, Ash Temin, preached on grief and joy. 

Sunday March 15th, 2020 - Third Sunday of Lent

This week our student minister, Ezra Ercolini, preached on the cost of reparation work. 

Sunday March 8th, 2020 - Second Sunday of Lent

This week one of our acting associate ministers, Rev. Benjamin Perkins, preached on The Ground Water Approach

Sunday March 1st, 2020 - First Sunday of Lent

This week our Senior Pastor, Laura Ruth Jarrett, prepared us for this season of Lent. 

Sunday February 23rd, 2020 - Transfiguration Sunday

This week, Rev. Ash Temin preached. 

Sunday February 16th, 2020 - Sixth Sunday of the Epiphany

This week Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled "You Want Me to do What?!" 

Sunday February 9th, 2020 - Fifth Sunday of the Epiphany

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarret preached a sermon titled, "The Centre of Salt". 

Sunday February 2nd, 2020 - Fourth Sunday of the Epiphany

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrettt preached on the Presentation of Jesus. 

2019

Sunday September 1, 2019 - Labor Day

This Sunday, Rev. Terry Steeden preached. 

Sunday August 18, 2019 

This Sunday, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled "West of Eden". 

Sunday August, 11, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled "The White Gaze".

Sunday July 28, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled "A Kind of Hell". 

Sunday July 21, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Courtney Jones preached a sermon titled "Being and Doing". 

Sunday July 7, 2019 

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarret preached a sermon titled "Flourishing". 

Sunday June 30, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Courtney Jones preached a sermon titled "Personal Discipleship". 

Sunday June 23, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarret shared "Stories from Montgomery and Selma". 

Sunday June 16, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled "The Tracks of our Tears: A Meditation on the Humanity of Men."

Sunday June 6, 2019 - Pentecost Sunday

This Sunday, Rev. Courtney Jones preached a sermon titled "The Spirit of Pentecost". 

Sunday June 2, 2019 - Ascension Sunday

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarret preached for Ascension Sunday and our Big Yes All Church Retreat. 

Sunday May 19, 2019 

This Sunday, Rev. Terry Steeden preached a sermon titled "Chosen Family". 

Sunday, September 24, 2023 - Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

This  Sunday, September 24, 2023, in Laura Ruth's final service, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett, mentions the Gospel of John about his lesson of a "Good" goodbye. This is her wish, a "Good" goodbye. And she quotes Jesus, "It is finished." She will be missed!

This is a video of the full service; her sermon starts at 24:00.


Watch the sermon here on our YouTube channel. September 24 Full Service, Laura Ruth Jarrett Farewell