May Sermon Schedule
May 3 Rev. Babb
Fifth Sunday of Easter/ Sacrament of Holy Communion, the Rev.
Scripture: I John 4:7-21, John 15:1-8
Sermon Title: “The Branches”
Sermon Focus: We are to bear fruit and what kind of fruit should we bear?
Sermon Text: “He (God) removes every branch in me (Christ) that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit God prunes to make it bear more fruit.” John 15:2
May 10 Dr. Beck
Sixth Sunday of Easter/Mother’s Day
Scripture: II Kings 5:1-14; Acts 8:26-39
Sermon Title: “Breaking Down Barriers”
Sermon Focus: The Gospel of Jesus Christ tears down all of humanity’s barriers.
Sermon Text: As they were going along the road, they came to some water; and the eunuch said, “Look, here is water! What is to prevent me from being baptized?”
Acts 8:36 (NRSV)
May 17 Dr. Beck
Seventh Sunday of Easter/Graduation Recognition
Scripture: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; John 17:6-19
Sermon Title: “One”
Sermon Focus: One of the marks of the Church of Jesus Christ is unity.
Sermon Text: And now I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one, as we are one.
John 17:11 (NRSV)
May 24 Dr. Beck
Scripture: Ezekiel 37:1-14; Acts 2:1-21
Sermon Title: “The Breath Of Life”
Sermon Focus: Through the Holy Spirit’s activity the Church has life.
Sermon Text: And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.
Acts 2:2 (NRSV)
May 31 Dr. Beck
Trinity Sunday/First Sunday after Pentecost/Disciple Recognition
Sacrament of Holy Communion
Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8; Romans 8:12-17
Sermon Title: “Children Of God”
Sermon Focus: The Church of Jesus Christ is led by the Holy Spirit.
Sermon Text: For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God.
Romans 8:14 (NRSV)