Sermons from 2016

This is a collection of sermons delivered at Community UCC. Regular archiving of sermons began in January 2015. Most of the earlier archived sermons are video or audio recordings from special occasions in earlier years.

Sermons from 2015      |       Sermons earlier than 2015

The sermons are listed here in reverse chronological order. When an audio recording is available, you'll see the "play" bar listed with the sermon. For print versions or videos of sermons, when such formats are available links are provided.

December 4, 2016 - The Christmas Story viewed from the vantage point of exile (featuring, Marty Lamb, Julia Robertson, Joanna Woodrum, Sam Woodrum, Todd Lipman, and Doug Barrick) (mp3 audio) (download mp3 audio)



November 27, 2016 - Sermon by Śānti Matthews and Doug Barrick



November 20, 2016 - "Warts and All" by Rev. Peg Williams (print version)



November 13, 2016 - "Successful Ministry: When you can't tell the difference between Our DNA and God's" by Rev. Peg Williams



November 6, 2016 - Guest Sermon by Rev. Jenny Shultz-Thomas




October 30, 2016 - Who Knows? Perhaps you have been called to CUCC for a time such as this? (Rev. Peg Williams)(print)


October 23, 2016 - Brick by Brick, My Citizens (Rev. Peg Williams)(print)



October 16, 2016 - Wanted: People of Vision (Nehemiah 4) (Rev. Peg Williams)(print)




October 2, 2016 - Who is Nehemiah and why do we care? (Rev. Peg Williams)(print)




September 25, 2016 - When Children Come to Church (Rev. Peg Williams)(print)




September 4, 2016 - The Spiritual Gift of Advocacy (Rev. Ken Williams) (print)


August 28, 2016 - Character produces Hope (Rev. Ken Williams)(print)




August 21, 2016 - Endurance produces Character (Rev. Ken Williams)(print)




August 14, 2016 - Suffering produces endurance (Rev. Ken Williams)




August 7, 2016 - The Real Thing (Rev. Peg Williams) (print)

July 31, 2016 - You can run but you can't hide (Rev. Peg Williams)


July 24, 2016 - The prayer that never fails (Rev. Ken Williams) (print)


July 17, 2016 - Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise (Rev. Peg Williams) (print)


July 10, 2016 - Religious Freedom and Events of the Week (Rev. Peg Williams and Karen Willem) (print) (video)


July 3, 2016 - Guest sermon by Matthew Moorman


June 26, 2016 - For Better or For Worse (Rev. Peg Williams) (print)


June 19, 2016 - Guest pastor Rev. Scott Bass


June 12, 2016 - Maturity: A Work in Progress (Rev. Peg Williams) (print)

May 22, 2016 - And He blessed them and withdrew (Rev. Peg Williams) (print)

May 15, 2016 - Mission Impossible: Speaking the Same Language 
                        Rev. Peg Williams (video) (print)

May 8, 2016 - Mothers Day Sermon (Joy Alford)


May 1, 2016 - With a Personal Touch (Rev. Peg Williams) (print)


April 24, 2016 - Grounded in Faith (Rev. Peg Williams) (print)


April 10, 2016 - Who Counted the Fish? (Rev. Peg Williams) (print)


April 3, 2016 - Journey (Rev. Nora Faust from the Southern Conference)


March 27, 2016 - Easter Sunday Sermon: Jesus? (Rev. Peg Williams) (video) (print)
March 27, 2016 - Children's Sermon (Joy Alford) (video)


March 20, 2016 - Youth Sunday service provided by church youth (video)


March 13, 2016 - Jericho: Zacchaeus: Welcoming vs. Inviting Revisited (Rev. Peg Williams) (print version) (video)


March 6, 2016 - Bethany: Sister vs. Sister (Rev. Peg Williams)(print version)


February 28, 2016 - Welcoming vs. Inviting(Rev. Peg Williams)(print version)


February 21, 2016 - Journey to Jerusalem: Calming the Storm (Rev. Peg Williams)(print version)


February 14, 2016 - Journey to Jerusalem: The Mountains (Rev. Peg Williams)(print version)


February 7, 2016 - Capernaum: The Healing Ministry (Rev. Peg Williams) (print version)


January 31, 2016 - Wilderness, On the Way to Mission (Rev. Ken Williams) (print version) (video)


January 17, 2016 - The Beloved Community (Rev. Peg Williams) (print version)


January 10, 2016 - In the Name of Love (Rev. Dr. Edward Davis)


January 3, 2016 - The Three Kings (Rev. Peg Williams) (print version)