Weekly Service

This page provides access to the worship service bulletin for the upcoming/current Sunday service, as well as past services. Click here to view First Press – our Sunday newsletter.

Also available are audio recordings of recent First Pres sermons. Many thanks to our A/V Team for their tireless work in bringing this valuable resource to our congregation. 

DATE BULLETINS SERMON AUDIO LIVESTREAM VIDEO
June 9, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
June 2, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
May 26, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
May 19, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
May 12, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
May 5, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
April 28, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
April 21, 2024 PDF “So, What Now? Lessons of the Early Church: Listening to the Shepherd” — Rev. Chris Houtz Watch Service
April 14, 2024 PDF “So, What Now? Lessons of the Early Church: Proclaiming Easter Every Day” — Rev. Chris Houtz Watch Service
April 7, 2024 PDF “So, What Now? Lessons of the Early Church: Don’t Settle for What Used to Be”  — Rev. Chris Houtz Watch Service
March 31, 2024 PDF “Have You Seen the Lord”  — Rev. Chris Houtz Watch Service
March 24, 2024 PDF “Entering in Love Under the Shadow of Death”  — Rev. Chris Houtz Watch Service
March 17, 2024 PDF “Last Night I Dreamed” — Rev. Bill Schram Watch Service
March 10, 2024 PDF “Does Repentance Have to Feel Bad?” — Rev. Bill Schram Watch Service
March 3, 2024 PDF “Overheard at 30,000 Feet” — Rev. Bill Schram Watch Service
February 25, 2024 PDF “Come and See What the Lord is Doing” — Rev. Christopher Michael Houtz Watch Service
February 18, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
February 11, 2024 PDF “Dealing With Life’s Stuff: An Incomplete Image of God” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
February 4, 2024 PDF “Dealing With Life’s Stuff: Sin and Shame” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
January 28, 2024 PDF “Dealing With Life’s Stuff: Grief” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
January 21, 2024 PDF “Dealing With Life’s Stuff: The Impact of Others” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
January 14, 2024 PDF   Watch Service
January 7, 2024 PDF “Going a Different Way in a Herod World” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
December 31, 2023 PDF   Watch Service
December 24 10pm PDF   Watch Service
December 24 8pm PDF   Watch Service
December 24 10am PDF “Where is God in All This Mess?” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
Blue Christmas PDF   Watch Service
December 17, 2023 PDF   Watch Service
December 10, 2023 PDF “He’s Getting Close” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
December 3, 2023 PDF “In Need of Apocalyptic Hope” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
November 26, 2023 PDF   Watch Service
November 19, 2023 PDF “The Affordability of Generosity” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
November 12, 2023 PDF “Not Just Talking About It” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
November 5, 2023 PDF “Living Boldly, Responsibly, and Prayerfully” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
October 29, 2023 PDF “Community Building Practices: Hospitality” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
October 22, 2023 PDF “Community Building Practices: Truth Telling” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
October 15, 2023 PDF “Community Building Practices: Promise Keeping” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
October 8, 2023 PDF “Community Building Practices: Gratitude” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
October 1, 2023 PDF “Christian Winning” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
September 24, 2023 PDF   Watch Service
September 17, 2023 PDF “Answering the Key Question” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
September 10, 2023 PDF “How Deep Is Your Faith?” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
September 3, 2023 PDF “Being a Loving Light of the World” – Bonnie Chiappetta Watch Service
August 27, 2023 PDF “Are We Conforming or Transforming” – Bonnie Chiappetta Watch Service
August 20, 2023 PDF “The Bible’s Bad Examples: Eutycus Lucky To Be Here” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
August 13, 2023 PDF “The Bible’s Bad Examples: Humans” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
August 6, 2023 PDF “The Bible’s Bad Examples: Saul” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
July 30, 2023 PDF “Seeds of Heaven” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
July 23, 2023 PDF “Living with Weeds” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
July 16, 2023 PDF “The Extravagant Sower” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
July 9, 2023 PDF “Christ’s Open Yoke” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
July 2, 2023 PDF “Keep on Plowing” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
June 25, 2023 PDF “God Sees” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
June 18, 2023 PDF “Facing Giant Challenges” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
June 11, 2023 PDF “Don’t Be Afraid” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
June 4, 2023 PDF “The Sound of Three Hands Clapping” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
May 28, 2023 PDF “The Answer is Blowin’ In the Wind” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
May 21, 2023 PDF “Emerging Into New Life: Roof Breakers and Stone Rollers” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
May 14, 2023 PDF “Emerge Into New Life: Letting God and Leaving Behind” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
May 7, 2023 PDF “Emerge Into New Life: Claiming New Possibilities” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
April 30, 2023 PDF   Watch Service
April 23, 2023 PDF “Emerge Into New Life: Hope Helps” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
April 16, 2023 PDF “Emerge Into New Life: Emerging from Shock” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
April 9, 2023 PDF “Crack Open Some Easter Eggs and Be Cracked Open” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
April 2, 2023 PDF “Palm Sunday and a Week” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
March 26, 2023 PDF “Encountering Jesus: A Woman at a Graveside” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
March 19, 2023 PDF “Encountering Jesus: A Man by a Gate”— Rev. William Schram Watch Service
March 12, 2023 PDF Guest Sermon by Rev. Samuel Enders Watch Service
March 5, 2023 PDF “A Pharisee at the Door”— Rev. William Schram Watch Service
February 26, 2023 PDF “Encountering Jesus: A Tempter in the Wilderness”— Rev. William Schram Watch Service
February 19, 2023 PDF “Images of the Church: Revelation of John, Communities of Resistance” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
February 12, 2023 PDF “In Search Of The Church: 1 Peter Homes for the Homeless” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
February 5, 2023 PDF “In Search Of The Church: Paul’s Communities of Reconciliation” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
January 29, 2023 PDF “In Search Of The Church: Luke And Signs Of The Kingdom” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
January 22, 2023 PDF   Watch Service
January 15, 2023 PDF   Watch Service
January 8, 2023 PDF   Watch Service
January 1, 2023 PDF   Watch Service

December 24, 2022 10:00PM

PDF   Watch Service
December 24, 2022 8:00PM PDF   Watch Service
December 18, 2022 PDF   Watch Service
December 11, 2022 PDF “Reflecting The Sacred: Sacred Space” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
December 4, 2022 PDF “Reflecting The Sacred: Sacred People” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
November 27, 2022 PDF “Reflecting The Sacred: Sacred Time” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
November 20, 2022 PDF   Watch Service
November 13, 2022 PDF   Watch Service
November 6, 2022 PDF “Things To Good To Be True”— Rev. Dr. SanDawana Ashley Watch Service
October 30, 2022 PDF “JITQ: Where Is Your Faith?”— Rev. William Schram Watch Service
October 23, 2022 PDF “JITQ: Why Do You Worry About Clothing?”— Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
October 16, 2022 PDF

“Mission Focus” Part One,

“Mission Focus” Part Two — Rev. Dr. Rose Eileen Niles

Watch Service
October 9, 2022 PDF   Watch Service
October 2, 2022 PDF “JITQ: How Many Loaves Have You?”— Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
September 25, 2022 PDF “Jesus Is The Question: Who Am I?”— Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
September 18, 2022 PDF “Not Everyone Can Be Mr. Rogers”— Rev. William Schram   
  PDF “The Power of Remembrance”— Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
September 4, 2022   “Fingerprints of the Creator: It’s Chaos Out There”— Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
August 28, 2022 PDF Fingerprints of the Creator: Genes – Passing on Information— Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
August 21, 2022 PDF “Fingerprints of the Creator: Bone , Our Framework”— Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
August 14, 2022   “Fingerprints of the Creator: Skin, Our First Contact” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
August 7, 2022   A Special Guest Message from Bonnie Chiappetta Watch Service
July 31, 2022 PDF A Special Guest Message from Jennifer Brady from Oasis, A Haven for Women and Children Watch Service
July 24, 2022 PDF “The Church in Acts: Stewardship” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
July 17, 2022   “The Church in Acts: United by Faith/Networking” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
July 10, 2022   “The Church in Acts: Service/Mission” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
July 3, 2022 PDF “The Church in Acts: Devoted and Articulate” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
June 26, 2022 PDF “The Church in Acts: Inclusiveness” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
June 19, 2022 PDF “The Church in Acts: Visibility” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
June 12, 2022 PDF “Giants Keep Coming” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
June 5, 2022 PDF “Pentecost Keeps Going” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
May 29, 2022 PDF   Watch Service
May 22, 2022 PDF “Tunes and Improvisations” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
May 15, 2022 PDF “Commanded to Love” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
May 8, 2022 PDF “Our Good Shepherd” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
May 1, 2022 PDF “Easter in a Daze” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
April 24, 2022 PDF “Creation Groans in Travail” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
April 17, 2022 9:30am PDF “Easter Keeps On Going” — Rev. William Schram   Watch Service
April 17, 2022 8:00am PDF   Watch Service
April 14, 2022 PDF   Watch Service
April 10, 2022 PDF “You Have to Face It to Fix It: Facing Success” — Rev. William Schram   Watch Service
April 3, 2022 PDF “You Have to Face It to Fix It: Facing God’s No” — Rev. William Schram   Watch Service
March 27, 2022 PDF “What do you pack for an Exodus?” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
March 20, 2022 PDF   Watch Service
March 13, 2022 PDF “You Have to Face It to Fix It: Facing What Life Brings” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
March 6, 2022 PDF “You Have to Face It to Fix It: Jesus Faces Temptation” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
February 27, 2022 PDF “Which One Are You?” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
February 20, 2022 PDF “Forgiveness” — Rev. William Schram  Watch Service
February 13, 2022 PDF “Prescriptions and Descriptions” — Rev. William Schram Watch Service
February 5, 2022 PDF “God Writes a Better Story” — Rev. Bruce Main
January 30, 2022 PDF “Carmel and Caesarea?” — Rev. William Schram
January 23, 2022 PDF “Jesus Mission Statement” — Rev. William Schram
January 16, 2022 PDF “A Time to Dream” — Rev. William Schram
January 9, 2022 PDF “Keep Repeating: Jesus Loves Me” — Rev. William Schram
December 26, 2021 PDF Meditation “Caroling with Alfred Burt” — Rev. Barbara Jo Piercy
December 24, 2021 PDF  
December 19, 2021 PDF  
December 12, 2021 PDF “Come Home to Joy”— Rev. William Schram
December 5, 2021 PDF “Come Home to Peace”— Rev. William Schram
November 28, 2021 PDF “Come Home to Hope”— Rev. William Schram
November 21, 2021 PDF “Death of Thanksgiving”— Rev. William Schram
November 14, 2021 PDF “Abundance, Gratitude and Generosity”— Rev. William Schram
November 7, 2021 PDF “Saints or Zombies” — Rev. William Schram
October 31, 2021 PDF “At Home with a Good Mystery”— Rev. William Schram
October 24, 2021 PDF “Ralph and the Demons”— Rev. William Schram
October 17, 2021 PDF “Bigger Than Both of Us”— Rev. William Schram
October 10, 2021 PDF “Not Out But In”— Rev. William Schram
October 3, 2021 PDF “A Life Worthy of the Calling to Communion (God’s Family)”— Rev. Samuel R. Enders
September 26, 2021 PDF “Body Parts and Body Wholeness”— Rev. William Schram
September 19, 2021 PDF  
September 12, 2021 PDF “1 SCATANA, 4 C’s, and 10,000 RAKs”— Rev. William Schram
September 5, 2021 PDF “Making Money off the Good Samaritan”— Rev. William Schram
August 29, 2021 PDF “Vengeance and Forgiveness”— Rev. William Schram
August 22, 2021 PDF “You Asked For It: Does God Expect Me to Be a Hero of the Faith?”— Rev. William Schram
August 15, 2021 PDF “You Asked For It: The Relevance of the 10 Commandments Today”— Rev. William Schram
August 8, 2021 PDF “You Asked For It: Is the Bible the Word of God or Just a Difficult Book?”— Rev. William Schram
August 1, 2021 PDF “You Asked For It: Good & Evil in Life”— Rev. William Schram
July 25, 2021 PDF “You Asked For It: Are Only 144,000 Chosen to be Saved?”— Rev. William Schram
July 18, 2021 PDF “Contagious Faith” — Rev. William Schram
July 11, 2021 PDF “Heroes of Our Journey” — Rev. William Schram
July 4, 2021 PDF  
June 27, 2021 PDF “Changing the World” — Rev. William Schram
June 20, 2021 PDF “An Instinct for the Center” — Rev. William Schram
June 13, 2021 PDF “Do, Be, Do, Be, Do” — Rev. William Schram
June 6, 2021 PDF “A Prayer for Friends” — Rev. William Schram
May 30, 2021 PDF  
May 23, 2021 PDF “What Does It Mean?” — Rev. William Schram
May 16, 2021 PDF “WIJD?: Preparing Us For the Future in a Different Way” — Rev. William Schram
May 9, 2021 PDF “WIJD?: Making Choices, Demonstrating Commitment” — Rev. William Schram
May 2, 2021 PDF “WIJD? Moving Us from Despairing to Declaring” — Rev. William Schram
April 25, 2021 PDF “WIJD? As a Shepherd” — Rev. William Schram
April 18, 2021 PDF “WIJD? Facing, Causing, Overcoming Doubt” — Rev. William Schram
April 11, 2021 PDF “Breath of Spirit, Breath of Joy” — Rev. William Schram
April 4, 2021 PDF “Easter as Reunion” — Rev. William Schram
April 3, 2021 PDF  
April 1, 2021 PDF  
March 28, 2021 PDF “The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride” — Rev. William Schram
March 21, 2021 PDF “The Seven Deadly Sins: Envy” — Rev. William Schram
March 14, 2021 PDF “The Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony” — Rev. William Schram
March 7, 2021 PDF “The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath” — Rev. William Schram
Feb 28, 2021 PDF “The Seven Deadly Sins: Greed” — Rev. William Schram
Feb 21, 2021 PDF “The Seven Deadly Sins: Lust” — Rev. William Schram
 

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