Immanuel Presbyterian Church

We hope through our sermons at Immanuel to “make the incredible ‘good news’ credible without losing its incredibleness.”  Through study of the Scriptures, openness to the Spirit, and fresh engagement with our 21st century world, we seek to lift up Christ, grow in our faith, and be sent out to make a difference in our world. Please join us for our current series “The Passion of Lent.”

All of our sermons are recorded and offered here on our website. We hope you will enjoy them. Please let us know your thoughts and prayer needs so we can join you in your walk with Christ.

Pastor John

Communion cup and open bible on a rustic wooden table

“The grass withers and the flower fades, but the word of God endures forever.

Isaiah 40:8 (NLT)

SERMONS are a wonderful way to focus on the wisdom of the ages through God’s word to His people.

Search by Category in the right sidebar or wander through all pages using the Page Navigation feature at the bottom of the page. Search by word or phrase using the website Search bar just above the page header, or view our List of Sermons by clicking the link in the right sidebar. The Sermons Archive page will also provide access to a library of all our sermons.

When you click one of the titles below, an introduction to that sermon unfolds. The Read more tag at the end of the introduction will take you to a page dedicated to that Sermon.

We hope these sermons will be a blessing to you! Come visit often.


The Radical Rabbi Who Hung Out with the Wrong Crowd

Scripture: Luke 5:27-32 (NRSV) We now begin our new series “Catching Up with the Radical Rabbi.” We need to catch up with Jesus—get caught up on what he’s been up to. We also need to...

How to Grow Your Soul

Scripture: Luke 6:31 (RNJB) “Treat others as you would like people to treat you.” Confucius said, “Never do to others what you would not like them do to you.” Buddha said, “A person who loves...

How to Be Human

Category: God, Healing/Renewal, Hope, Jesus, Spiritual Growth

June 21, 2020

Scripture: Genesis 1: 26-31 (NRSV) The Latin root word for the English words “dust,” “soil,” or “ground” is humus. It’s from this root that we get the words “humanity” and “humility.” Humility is so important...

How to Get Along

Category: Forgiveness, Healing/Renewal, Jesus, Relationships

June 14, 2020

Scripture: Ephesians 2:13-22 (NRSV) The cross of Christ brings healing to not only our vertical relationship with God, but also healing to our horizontal relationships with one another. These two relationships make the cross. You...

How Not to Be Afraid

Category: Healing/Renewal, Hope, Struggles, Wisdom

June 7, 2020

Scripture: Lamentations 3:52-58 (NRSV) “Be not afraid.” It’s the most oft repeated command in Scripture. Jesus expands upon it in the gospels: Do not fear—only believe. Another way to understand it is, “don’t panic.” You...

Tongues of Fire and Water from the Heart

Category: Healing/Renewal, Hope, Jesus, Struggles, Worship

May 31, 2020

Scripture: John 7:37-39 (NRSV) Water. Water is mystical and unpredictable. Most liquids contract when they’re chilled, but water surprisingly expands when it reaches freezing point. You’d think ice would sink, but surprisingly ice floats on...