December 2018 Sermons

What Does This Mean? | Dec 2, 2018 | Rev. Stephen Welch
On this first Sunday of Advent, the theme is Hope. But where is hope in this apocalyptical time?


1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 
Luke 21:25-36



Let’s Put This Love Into Action | Dec 9, 2018 | Rev. Stephen Welch
It is our challenge today to put our prayers into action. God wants to use us to change the world.


Philippians 1:3-11 
Luke 3:1-6



The Most Perfect Gift | Dec 23, 2018 | Rev. Stephen Welch

At this time of year we are searching for the perfect gift. The truth, though, is that the most perfect gift has already been given to us, the gift of the Christ child, the gift of salvation, of redemption. When we allow the perfect gift of the Christ child to live in our hearts, it changes everything.


Luke 1:39-55



​Some Luggage You Want to Lose | Dec 30, 2018 | Rev. Stephen Welch

Forgiveness is turning to our forgiving God in worship and praise and offering ourselves and all of our accumulated luggage to God. It’s God who forgives. We must depend on God to take our baggage and send it to the destination where we’ll never see it again.


Colossians 3: 12-17 
Luke 2:41-52