Sermon & Music Archive

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 Date  Sermon/Scripture  Preacher Anthem 1 Anthem 2
June 25, 2017 “The Last Word on the Church” – Revelation 2:12-17 Dr. Mike Garrett “Gifts of Life”/The Chapel Choir & Sarah Szopinski, accompanist “He Knows My Name”/VBS music, Jennifer Hammond, soloist, and Sarah Szopinski, accompanist
“Make for a Purpose”/VBS music, the VBS children and Praise Team “Standing in the Light of Love”/ Celebration Choir & Sarah Szopinski, accompanist
June 18, 2017 “The Last Word on Christ” – Daniel 7:9-14, Revelation 1:12-20 Dr. Mike Garrett “An Offering”/Melissa Cole, soloist “10,000 Reasons”
June 11, 2017 “The Last Word on Scripture” Revelation 1:1-11 Dr. Mike Garrett “God of Great and God of Small”/The Chapel Choir & accompanist Sarah Szopinski “To God Be the Glory”/The Celebration Choir & accompanist Sarah Szopinski
June 4, 2017 “The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit” – Acts 2:1-21 The Rev. Jonathan West “The Lord Bless You and Keep You”/ Jubilate Women’s Chorus & accompanist Mary Ann Tally “Spirit of the Living God”/The Celebration Choir & accompanist Sarah Szopinski
May 28, 2017 “Wait a Minute” – Acts 1:6-14 Dr. Mike Garrett “Give Me Jesus”/Ben Crews, soloist “Amazing Grace/Pachelbel’s Canon”/Celebration Choir, accompanist Sarah Szopinski
May 21, 2017 “I Will Come to You” – John 14:15-21 Dr. Mike Garrett
“I Will Praise You, O Lord”/ Chapel Choir, Sarah Szopinski
“Meditation on Beautiful Savior”/ Canticle Ringers
 “If Ye Love Me”/ Celebration Choir with Ben Crews conducting, organist Dr. Marcia Mervin 
Youth Sunday  May 14, 2017 Will Boyette senior talk

Jamie McFadyen senior talk

“Lord of the Dance”/Lauren Holmes, flutist “This Is My Father’s World”/Erin Jackson, clarinetist
May 7, 2017 “See How These Christians Love Each Other!” – Acts 2:42-47 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant “The Storm Is Passing Over”/Jubilate Women’s Chorus & accompanist Mary Ann Tally “Prayer”/Celebration Choir & accompanist Sarah Szopinski
April 30, 2017 “Easter Hope Springs Eternal” – Luke 24:13-25 The Rev. Jonathan West “Celtic Farewell”/The Canticle Ringers, accompanist Sarah Szopinski “In Christ Alone”/Celebration Choir, accompanist Sarah Szopinski
April 23, 2017 “Bring Your Doubts to Church” – John 20:19-31 Dr. Mike Garrett “The Gift of Love”/The Revelation Ringers “Down to the River to Pray”/The Celebration Choir with Sarah Szopinski
 April 23, 2017 “Less Is More” (5 p.m. service) Dr. Mike Garrett “Jesus on the Main Line”/The First Prez Quartet “Lord, Make Me an Instrument”/Melissa Cole, soloist
April 16, 2017 “Listen” – John  20:1-18 Dr. Mike Garrett “Were You There?”/Laura Zimmer, soloist “On the Third Day”/ Celebration Choir, timpani, brass ensemble, & handbells
April 9, 2017 “What’s Eating Us” – Jonah 4:1-11 Dr. Mike Garrett “Via Dolorosa”/Jennifer McFadyen Hammond, soloist “Bourree”/Sarah Szopinski, saxophone
“Hosanna!”/First Prez Children’s Choir with Linda Huff, Mary Ann Tally accompanying “Beneath the Cross of Jesus”‘ The First Presbyterian Church Orchestra
April 2, 2017 “Reflection on Psalm 100” Dr. Mike Garrett “Jubilate Deo”/Celebration Choir, Chamber Orchestra & guests
March 26, 2017 “The Right Message for the Wrong People” – Jonah 3:1-10 Dr. Mike Garrett “Beside the Still Waters”/Jubilate Women’s Chorus & Mary Ann Tally “Ta cao chang de yang” Jubilate Deo/Celebration Choir with Victoria Datkuliak & Sarah Szopinski
March 19, 2017 “The Mercy Makeover” – Jonah 1:17-2:10 Dr. Mike Garrett “Jonah”/Chapel Choir & Pam Senter “Christ Has Broken Down the Wall”/Celebration Choir with Claire Galt & Mary Ann Tally
March 12, 2017 “The Tarshish Temptation” – Jonah 1:1-16 Dr. Mike Garrett “This Little Light of Mine”/ Celebration Choir, Children’s Choir, with Sarah Szopinski “All the Glory Belongs to Jesus”/Don & Kellie Perkins
March 5, 2017 “From Start to Finish” – Gen. 12:1-3, Rev. 7:9-12 Dr. Rob Weingartner My Father’s World Bendecid su nombre
February 26, 2017 “Narrow Is the Gate” – Matthew 7:13-23 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
February 19, 2017 “Worried?” – Matthew 6:25-34 Dr. Mike Garrett
February 12, 2017 “The Prayer” – Matthew 6:5-15 Dr. Mike Garrett
February 5, 2017 “Love Your Enemies… Really?” – Matthew 5:38-48 Dr. Mike Garrett
January 29, 2017 “Speak the Truth in Love” – Matthew 5:33-37 The Rev. Jonathan West
January 22, 2017 “Rules Won’t Make You Righteous” – Matthew 5:21-30 Dr. Mike Garrett
January 15, 2017 “Salt and Light” – Matthew 5:13-16 Dr. Mike Garrett
January 1, 2017 “Not Just Once in Royal David’s City” – Matthew 2:13-23 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
December 25, 2016 “In the Flesh” – John 1:1-14 Dr. Mike Garrett
December 24, 2016 “Such a Small Thing” – Luke 2:1-20 Dr. Mike Garrett
December 18, 2016 “In Awe of the Cost” – Matthew 1:18-25 The Rev. Jonathan West
December 4, 2016 “Stumped!” – Isaiah 11:1-10 Dr. Mike Garrett
November 27, 2016 “The Between Times” – Romans 13:11-14 & Matthew 24:36-44 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
November 20, 2016 “Thank You!” – Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Dr. Mike Garrett
November 13, 2016 “The Stone of Generosity” – Acts 4:32-36 Dr. Mike Garrett
November 6, 2016 “The Stone of Ministry” – Acts 3:1-10 Dr. Mike Garrett
October 30, 2016 “The Stone of Fellowship” – Acts 2:42-47 Dr. Mike Garrett
October 23, 2016 “Civility: Dealing with ‘Wrong’ Religion” – John 3:16-21 Dr. Mike Garrett
October 16, 2016 “Civility: The Political Christian” – Romans 13:1-7 Dr. Mike Garrett
October 2, 2016 “Civility: How To Be a Christian in Public” – Hebrews 12:14-17 Dr. Mike Garrett
September 25, 2016 CALVIN LECTURES – “The Magnificent Exchange” – 2 Corinthians 8:9 Dr. Andrew Purves
September 18, 2016 “Growing Spiritual Redwoods” – 2 Timothy 3:10-17 Dr. Mike Garrett
September 11, 2016 “Generation to Generation” – Deuteronomy 6:1-9 and Matthew 22:37-40 Dr. Mike Garrett
September 4, 2016 “Who Does That?” – Luke 15:1-10 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
August 28, 2016 “Pray for the City” – Jeremiah 29:1,4-7 & Revelation 21:1-4 Dr. Mike Garrett
August 21, 2016 “Be the Change” – Philemon Dr. Mike Garrett
August 14, 2016 “Middle of the Road” – Philemon Dr. Mike Garrett
August 7, 2016 Of Fear and Faith” – Luke 12:32-34 and Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
July 31, 2016 “Lessons for Leaders” – 1 Peter 5:1-13 Dr. Mike Garrett
July 24, 2016 “The Way of Love” – 1 Peter 4:1-11 Dr. Mike Garrett
July 17, 2016 “Civil Words for Tough Times” – 1 Peter 3:8-18 Dr. Mike Garrett
July 10, 2016 “The Way of Respect” – 1 Peter 2:11-25 Dr. Mike Garrett
July 3, 2016 “Firecrackers and Lightning” – Luke 10:1-11,16-20 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
June 26, 2016 “Gotta Serve Somebody” – Galatians 5:1,13-25 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
June 19, 2016 “A Chosen Priesthood” – 1 Peter 2:1-10 Dr. Mike Garrett
June 12, 2016 “A New Way of Life” – 1 Peter 1:13-25 Dr. Mike Garrett
June 5, 2016 “So Great a Salvation” – 1 Peter 1:1-12 Dr. Mike Garrett
May 29, 2016 “Unexpected” – Luke 7:1-10 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
May 22, 2016 “A Spirit of Servanthood and Stewardship” – Matthew 6:25-33 Dr. Mike Garrett
May 15, 2016 “Too Old for Surprises?” – Acts 2:1-13 Dr. Mike Garrett
May 8, 2016 “A Voice to Speak Good News” – Luke 15:1-7 Dr. Mike Garrett
May 1, 2016 “Knees for Prayer” – Matthew 6:9-13; Luke 11:1-4; Romans 8:26-27 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
April 24, 2016 “Arms of Love” – 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Dr. Mike Garrett
April 10, 2016 “A Mind Transformed by the Word” – Romans 12:1-2 Dr. Mike Garrett
April 3, 2016 “A Heart for Christ Alone” – Philippians 3:1-11 Dr. Mike Garrett
March 27, 2016 “Go Tell Peter!” – Mark 16:1-8 Dr. Mike Garrett
March 20, 2016 “The Rock Crumbles” – Luke 19:29-40; 22:14-20,54-63 Dr. Fowler-Marchant
March 13, 2016 “The Man with the Mouth” – Matthew 16:13-25 Dr. Mike Garrett
March 6, 2016 Mission Conference – “A Cry from the Cross” – Luke 23:32-38 Dr. David McKechnie
February 28, 2016 “When Faith Takes Risks” – Matthew 14:22-33 Dr. Mike Garrett
February 14, 2016 “A New Kind of Fisherman” – Luke 5:1-11 Dr. Mike Garrett
February 7, 2016 “Are You Ready to Rumble? Jacob at the Jabook” – Genesis 32:22-32 Dr. Donna Fowler-Marchant
January 31, 2016 “The Lord Is in This Place: Worship” – Genesis 28:10-22 Dr. Mike Garrett
January 24, 2016 “Use It or Lose It: Gifts” – Matthew 25:14-30 Dr. Mike Garrett
January 17, 2016 “Nothing But Grasshoppers: Vision” – Numbers 13:1-2,17-20,36-33 Dr. Mike Garrett
January 10, 2016 “Spirit” – Numbers 11 Dr. Mike Garrett
January 3, 2016 “A Star, A (Baby) Shower, and a Shadow” – Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12 Dr. Fowler-Marchant
December 27, 2015 “Prepare the Way: He Is Glorified” – Luke 2:1-20 Dr. Mike Garrett
December 20, 2015 “Prepare the Way: He Shows Us His Favor” – Luke 1:39-56 Dr. Mike Garrett
December 13, 2015 “Prepare the Way: He Is Among Us” – Luke 1:26-38 Dr. Fowler-Marchant
November 29, 2015 “Prepare the Way: He Is Near” – Luke 1:1-25 Dr. Mike Garrett
November 22, 2015 “Game of Thrones” – Revelation 1:4-8 Dr. Mike Garrett
November 15, 2015 “I Can Give You A Thousand Reasons” – 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 Dr. Mike Garrett
November 8, 2015 “Put Your Whole Life In” – Mark 12:38-44 Dr. Fowler-Marchant
November 1, 2015 “Bring a Basket” – Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Dr. Mike Garrett
October 25, 2015 “Take God’s Journey: Mission” – Acts 8:26-40 Dr. Mike Garrett
October 18, 2015 “Enjoy God’s World: Gratitude” Ephesians 5:15-20; Psalm 100 Dr. Mike Garrett
October 11, 2015 “What About Me? What About You?” – Psalm 22:1-15; Mark 10:17-31 Dr. D0nna Fowler-Marchant
October 4, 2015 “Join God’s Work: Ministry” – 1 Peter 4:7-11 Dr. Mike Garrett

Daily Devotions “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law” Galatians 5:22-23 Daily Devotions from The Upper Room

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