“Trees of Christmas” Sermon Series Begins Tomorrow! (Sundays, 9:30AM)

Date Title Text Speaker
November 26 Tree of Knowledge Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 Don White
December 03 Tree of Healing Exodus 15:22-27 Don White
December 10 Tree of Jesse Isaiah 11:1-10 Don White
December 17 Tree of Crucifixion Galatians 3:10-14; 4:1-7 Mike McOrmond
December 24 Trees of Second Coming Psalm 96 Don White
December 31 Tree of Life Revelation 22 Jim Harden

“Extreme Makeover: Pursuing Holiness” Sermon Series Begins Sept. 17

Date Speaker Extreme Makeover
Text
17-Sep Don White Father of Holiness Romans 6:1-14
24-Sep Don White Snapshots of Holiness I Peter 1:13-19
1-Oct Mike McOrmond Requirement of Holiness Ephesians 1:3-4; Hebrews 12:14; 1 Peter 1:14-16; 2 Peter 3:11-14
8-Oct Don White Fountain of Holiness I Corinthians 1:18-31; II Corinthians 3:1-18
15-Oct Don White Dance of Holiness Luke 17:11-19; Philippians 2:12-18
22-Oct Don White Enemies of Holiness II Corinthians 6:14-7:1; James 1:12-18; I John 2:1-17
29-Oct Don White Pleasure of Holiness Psalm 16:11

Starting Point (Next Group Begins Sept. 10)

Description: A discussion oriented class for those who are skeptical or curious about Christ. If you are connecting with God for the first time, or if you are reconnecting with God after being away from the church for a while, then Starting Point is for you. Starting Point is a relaxed and informal gathering on Sunday mornings for you to connect with others who are at the same stage in their journey. We invite you to join us as we watch video teaching, eat some snacks, and discuss questions about the Christian faith.

Leader: Shawn Burditt & Tammy McOrmond

Gender: Co-Ed

Marital Status: Married and Singles

Age Range: 13 Years and Older

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Day: Sunday

Frequency: 8 Week Cycles

Childcare: Nursery & Children’s Sunday School Classes

Location: 1st Floor Classroom in Education Building @ SRC

“THE SPLENDOR OF OUR RISEN CHRIST” Sermon Series

Come with us on a journey exploring the magnificence of Jesus from His resurrection, ascension, heavenly ministry, return and future kingdom.

Date Speaker Sermon Title Texts
May-21 Don White Intro Sermon: Our Mediator’s Exalted State Luke 24:13-27; Acts 24:26
May-28 Don White Resurrection of Christ: Defending the Resurrection

(Memorial Day Weekend)

I Corinthians 15:1-34
Jun-4 Jim Harden Resurrection of Christ: Explaining the Resurrection I Corintians 15:35-49
Jun-11 Don White Resurrection of Christ: Proclaiming the Resurrection I Corinthians 15:50-58
Jun-18 Mike McOrmond The Power of a Father’s Blessing

(Father’s Day)

Mark 10:13-16; Genesis 27:1-40; 48:1-49:28
Jun-25 Mike Sicienski Following Jesus the Light of the World

(VBS Kick-off)

John 8:12; 9:5
Jul-2 Don White Ascension of Christ: From Earthly Perspective

(Independence Day Weekend)

Luke 24:50-53; Acts 1:9-11; 2:33-36
Jul-9 Don White Acension of Christ: From Heavenly Perspective Daniel 7:13-14; Eph. 1:20-23; Col. 3:1-4; Rev. 5
Jul-16 Don White Heavenly Ministry of Christ: As King Acts 7:55-56; Ephesians 4:6-16
Jul-23 Don White Heavenly Ministry of Christ: As Priest

(Church Picnic)

Rom. 8:34; Heb. 4:14-16; 7:23-8:6; 9:11-12, 24-28; 10:11-14; I John 2:1-2
Jul-30 Don White Heavenly Ministry of Christ: As Prophet Matthew 16:13-19; 18:15-20; 28:18-20;

John 15:26-27; 16:7-15; 20:21-23; Acts 1:1-5; I Timothy 4:6-16; II Timothy 4:1-5

Aug-6 Don White Return of Christ: At His Coming I Corinthians 15:20-28
Aug-13 Don White Return of Christ: New Heavens & Earth Mark 13:24-27; II Peter 3:10-13; I John 3:1-2
Aug-20 Mike Sicienski Return of Christ: Hell

(Town Hall)

Revelation 20; Gal. 6:7-8; Luke 16:19-31; I Cor. 6:9-11
Aug-27 Jim Harden Kingdom of Christ: His Place Revelation 21-22
Sep-3 Don White Kingdom of Christ: His People

(Labor Day Weekend)

John 17:24; Luke 22:16-18; Matthew 13:43; I Corinthians 15:50-58

 

Sunrise Service (7:00-7:30AM, Sunday, April 16 @ Marion Town Park)

Resurrection Sunrise Service

Welcome- Pastor Mike McOrmond

“He Is Lord” Kids Song- Ashley & Bristol Tack with Shannan & Katie Sicienski

Opening Prayer- Pastor Denise Logan of United Church Marion

1 Corinthians 15:1-22 Reading- David McOrmond

Resurrection Testimonies “I celebrate Jesus’ resurrection because …” – Several Volunteers

“Christ the Lord is Risen Today” Hymn- MacKenzie Buckles

“The Joy of a Gift” Message (I Cor. 15:3-4, 40, 42, 53-55)- Adam Boerman

“Christ Is Risen” Song- MacKenzie Buckles

Brunch Invitation- Pastor Don White

Benediction- Pastor Don White

Part-time Worship Director Position Vote

Special Congregational Meeting to vote whether to create a part time paid Worship Director position.  Sunday, April 9th, 10:50-11:10 AM which is a few minutes after the conclusion of our worship service. Info is on the back table. Absentee ballots available on the back table.  75% ayes needed to pass.

Part-Time Worship Director Presentation at Town Hall (11:00AM, Sunday, March 19)

TOWN HALL- Our Town Hall will be 11:00AM – 12:00 Noon, Sunday, March 19 in the Fellowship Hall.

There will be NO Adult Sunday School classes that day. However, Children’s Sunday School classes will still be offered. Mark DeYoung will be our facilitator again. Wayne Rachow will be in charge of slide projection. The agenda includes:

  • Facebook Evangelism (5 minute presentation, 2 minute Q&A)
  • Deacons Report (5 minute presentation, 2 minute Q&A)
  • Finance Report (5 minute presentation, 2 minute Q&A)
  • Part Time Worship Director (30 minutes for presentation and Q&A)

Scripture Reading Calendar for “Celebration of Discipline” Sermon Series

2017 Scripture Reading Calendar for “Celebration of Discipline” Sermon Series

Inward Discipline:  Meditation.  February 19

Feb. 20:  Joshua 1:1-9

21:  II Timothy 3:10-17

22:  Psalm 143

23:  Luke 1:39-56

24:  Psalm 73

25:  Luke 1:57-80

Inward Discipline:  Prayer.  February 26

Feb. 27:  Colossians 4:2-6

28:  I Thessalonians 5:12-28

Mar. 01:  Matthew 6:5-15

02:  Psalm 63

03:  Luke 22:39-46

04:  Ephesians 3:14-21

Inward Discipline:  Study.  March 5

Mar. 06:  Romans 12:1-8

07:  Deuteronomy 6:1-9

08:  Psalm 19

09:  I Timothy 4:6-16

10:  Psalm 25

11:  I Timothy 1:1-11

Inward Discipline:  Fasting.  March 12

Mar. 13:  Isaiah 58

14:  Matthew 6:1-4, 16-24

15:  Acts 13:1-12

16:  Ezra 8:21-36

17:  Luke 5:33-39

18:  Psalm 69:1-13

Outward Discipline:  Simplicity.  March 19

Mar. 20:  I Timothy 6:6-19

21:  Exodus 20:1-16

22:  Luke 10:38-42; 12:13-31

23:  Proverbs 30:1-9

24:  James 4

25:  Philippians 4:10-23

Outward Discipline:  Solitude.  March 26

Mar. 27:  Psalm 62

28:  Matt. 6:5-6; 14:23; Mk. 1:35; Luke 4:42

29:  Lamentations 3:19-23

30:  Galatians 1:11-24

31:  I Kings 19:1-18

Apr. 01:  Psalm 46

Outward Discipline:  Submission.  April 2

Apr. 03:  Philippians 2:1-8

04:  Matthew 11:28-30; 16:21-28

05:  Daniel 4:1-37

06:  Isaiah 1:1-20

07:  Ephesians 5:21-33

08:  I Samuel 25:1-35

Outward Discipline:  Service.  April 9

Apr. 10:  Mark 10:42-11:11

11:  Exodus 19:1-6; I Peter 2:4-10

12:  Luke 17:1-12

13:  John 13:1-20

14:  Isaiah 52:13-53:12

15:  Matthew 26:6-13; 27:57-61

Corporate Discipline:  Confession.  April 16

Apr.  17:  Romans 10:5-13

18:  Job 19:23-29

19:  Acts 4:23-37

20:  Psalm 16

21:  Hebrews 10:19-39

22:  John 20:19-31

Corporate Discipline:  Guidance.  April 23

Apr.  24:  Psalm 1

25:  John 8:12; 14:25-31; 16:4-15

26:  Ezekiel 36:22-32

27:  I Corinthians 2:1-16

28:  Jeremiah 23:16-32

29:  I John 4:1-6, 13-21

Corporate Discipline:  Worship.  April 30

May 01:  Psalm 118

02:  John 4:16-26

03:  Malachi 1; 3:16-18

04:  I Corinthians 14

05:  Psalm 147

06:  I Timothy 2:1-15

Corporate Discipline:  Celebration.  May 7

May 08:  Exodus 15:1-22
09:  Revelation 5

10:  Nehemiah 8

11:  Luke 15

12:  I Corinthians 11:17-34

13:  Psalm 100

“Celebration of Discipline” New Sermon Series

Date  Speaker Topic  Text
12-Feb Don White Spiritual Disciplines Intro Phil. 2:12-13; Romans 8:1-4
19-Feb Mike McOrmond Inward Discipline: MEDITATION Gen. 24:63; Josh. 1:8; Psalm 1
26-Feb Don White Inward Discipline: PRAYER Col. 4:2; Acts 2:42; I Thess. 5:16-17
5-Mar Don White Inward Discipline: STUDY I Tim 4:11-16; II Tim. 2:15; 4:13; Ezra 7:10; Acts 2:42; 17:11
12-Mar Jim Harden Inward Discipline: FASTING Isaiah 58
19-Mar Mike McOrmond Outward Discipline: SIMPLICITY Prov. 30:7-9; Mk. 10:17-29; I Tim. 6:6-10, 17-19
26-Mar Don White Outward Discipline: SOLITUDE Psalm 46:10; 62; Hab. 2:20; Zeph. 1:7; Mt. 4:1; 14:23; Mk.1:35; Lk. 4:42; 22:39
2-Apr Don White Outward Discipline: SUBMISSION James 4:1-12; Phil. 2:1-8
9-Apr Mike Sicienski Outward Discipline: SERVICE Deut. 13:4; I Sam. 12:24; Ps. 100:2; John 13:12-16; Rom. 12:1-2
16-Apr Don White Corporate Discipline: CONFESSION Rom. 10:5-13
23-Apr Don White Corporate Discipline: GUIDANCE Psalm 19 & 119; II Timothy 3:15-17
30-Apr Jim Harden Corporate Discipline: WORSHIP Psalm 118
7-May Mike McOrmond Corporate Discipline: CELEBRATION Nehemiah 8; II Samuel 6