February Sermon Schedule
February 1 Dr. Beck
Fourth Sunday after Epiphany/Sacrament of Holy Communion
Scriptures: Revelation 2:1-7; I John 3:14-24
Sermon Title: “The Church As The Place Of First Love:” Orange Series III
Sermon Focus: Jesus is our first love.
Sermon Text: We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us—and we ought to lay down our lives for one another.
I John 3:16 (NRSV)
February 8 Dr. Beck
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Scriptures: Deuteronomy 7:1-11; I Corinthians 12:12-26
Sermon Title: “Worshiping At The Altar Of Individualism:” False Idols I
Sermon Focus: Followers of Christ (disciples) live the life of faith in community.
Sermon Text: For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ.
I Corinthians 12:12 (NRSV)
February 15 Dr. Beck
Last Sunday after Epiphany
Scriptures: Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Philippians 2:1-11
Sermon Title: “Worshiping At The Altar Of Consumerism:” False Idols II
Sermon Focus: Followers of Christ (disciples) seek to be servants to all.
Sermon Text: Let the same mind be you that was in Christ Jesus…
Philippians 2:5 (NRSV)
February 22 Dr. Beck
First Sunday in Lent
Scriptures: Genesis 9:8-17; Mark 1:9-15
Sermon Title: “The Rainbow Covenant:” Covenant Series I
Sermon Focus: In the covenant with Noah, God seeks to be in relationship with all humankind.
Sermon Text: God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations: I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.”
Genesis 9:12-13 (NRSV)