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Date Verse
Sermon
Junior Sermon
Poetry/ Call to Worship/ Drama/Special Music
               
Aug 16, 2015 John 6:51-58 "How to Live Forever" Rev. Tom Purchase        
Aug 2, 2015 John 6:24-35 "Lord, Feed Us Always!" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase Hail To The Lord Anointed - Katharine Little Bist Du Bei Mir - Richard Garrick on Trumpet - J S Bach
Jul 26, 2015 John 6:1-21 "A Meal to Remember" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
Jul 19, 2015 Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 "The Thrill of Recognition" Rev. Tom Purchase        
Jul 5, 2015 Mark 6:1-13 "Under Who’s Authority?" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
Jun 28, 2015 Mark 5:21-43 "But First He Was a Healer" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
Jun 21, 2015 Mark 4:35-41 "Fear and Doubt" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
Jun 7, 2015 Mark 3:20-35 "Wait a Minute; an Unforgivable Sin?!" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
May 31, 2015 John 3:1-17 "Why Did God Become as One of Us?" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase Love is Something If You Give it Away The Chosen Few
May 24, 2015 John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 "The Coming of the Advocate and the Birth of the Church" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
May 17, 2015 Luke 24: 44-53 "He Led Us Only So Far, Now What?" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
May 3, 2015 John 15:1-8 "Abiding in Christ" Rev. Tom Purchase        
Apr 26, 2015 John 10:11-18 "The Many Implications of the Good Shepherd’s Words" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
Apr 19, 2015 Luke 24:36b-48 "You Are Witnesses" Rev. Tom Purchase Junior Sermon Rev. Tom Purchase    
Apr 12, 2015 John 20:19-29 "Using Our Hands" Dr. Patricia Epprecht        
Apr 5, 2015 Acts 10:34-43 and Mark 16:1-8 "The Problem with No Solution" Rev. Scott Morschauser Junior Sermon Scott Sabo    
Mar 29, 2015 John 12:12-16 "Command Performance" Rev. Scott Morschauser Junior Sermon Scott Sabo    

Mar 15, 2015

Mark 8:11-21 & Mark 12:28-31 "Yeast is Yeast and Best is Best" Bob Gillis Junior Sermon Scott Sabo    

Mar 8, 2015

  "Defining Sin" Rev. Robert Reader Junior Sermon Scott Sabo    

Mar 1, 2015

Mark 8:31-38 "Self(ie)less" Rev. Scott Morschauser        

Feb 22, 2015

Joshua 3:5-17; 6:1-5, 15-16, 20 "Guide Me" Scott Sabo "Use What is Left" Bob Gillis    

Feb 15, 2015

Genesis 32:22-27 & John 21:15-22 "Finding a Name" Bob Gillis "My Father's Blessing" Scott Sabo    

Feb 8, 2015

Mark 4:1-13, 33-34 "Storyteller to Gospel Writer" Rev. Robert Reader "Tell Me the Story of Jesus" Rev. Robert Reader    

Feb 1, 2015

Mark 1:21-28 "What do you have to do with me Jesus?"          

Jan 25, 2015

Philippians 3:12-15 "Detour Ahead" Rev. Tim Hines Junior Sermon      

Jan 4, 2015

John 1:1-18

"The Prologue to History" (The Transition in Ministry)

Rev. Dr. Deborah Brincivalli     Questions  

Dec 28, 2014

Joshua 4:1-7, 24 "Stones of Remembrance" Rev. David W. Cobb Junior Sermon      

Dec 21, 2014

John 1:1-18 "The John Perspective" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Dec 14, 2014

Luke 1:26-38 "Favored Ones" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Nov 9, 2014

Matthew 25:1-13 "What Does it take to Fill your Lamp" Rev. David W. Cobb " Dealing with Change" Scott Sabo    

Nov 2, 2014

Matthew 23:1-12 "Dimensions of Hypocricy and Cure" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Oct 26, 2014

Matthew 22:34-46 What’s Christianity All About? Rev. David W. Cobb        

Oct 19, 2014

Philippians 4:1-9 "God's Anxiety Plan" Rev. David W. Cobb "Following Instructions" Scott Sabo    

Oct 12, 2014

Exodus 20:1-20 and Matthew 22:34-40 "The Reformation – Not Just Ancient History" Rev. Karen Moritz "The Reformation- Not Just Ancient History" Rev. Dr. Karen Moritz video link on Pastor Karen's Ministry  

Aug 4, 2013

Luke 12:13-21 "It’s Not About the Money" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jul 28, 2013

Luke 11:1-13. "At the Feet of Jesus " Rev. David W. Cobb "Follow God's Instructions" (video) Scott Sabo    

Jul 21, 2013

Luke 10:38-42 "The Search for a More Useful Faith " Rev. David W. Cobb "Chores" Scott Sabo    

Jun 30, 2013

Galatians 5:1, 13-25 Sermon Scott Sabo "Stength & Freedom in Jesus" Bob Gillis    

Jun 23, 2013

Luke 8:26-39 "Witnessing After You’ve Been Exposed " Rev. David W. Cobb "Sharing our Church with the Neighborhood" Scott Sabo    

Jun 16, 2013

Luke 7:36-8:3 "Maximum Forgiveness, Maximum Love " Rev. David W. Cobb "Training a Child" Scott Sabo    

Jun 09, 2013

Galatians 1:11-24. "So What's your Story? " Rev. David W. Cobb "Being a Servant for The Church" Scott Sabo    

Apr 28, 2013

Acts 11:1-18 Sermon Rev. David W. Cobb "Dinner Party" Holland    

Apr 7, 2013

John 20:19-31 Sermon Rev. David W. Cobb     "The Good Guys Club" Drama Group

Mar 31, 2013

  Sermon Rev. David W. Cobb "Easter Eggs Tell a Story" Scott Sabo    

Mar 24, 2013

Luke: 19:28-42 Sermon Rev. David W. Cobb        

Feb 24, 2013

Luke 13:31-35 Sermon Rev. David W. Cobb "Victory in Christ" Scott Sabo "The Bell Choir"  

Feb 17, 2013

Luke 4:1-13 Sermon Rev. David W. Cobb "Prayer Shawl Bags" JoAnn Sabo    

Jan 20, 2013

John 2: 1-11 "Adult Epiphany" Rev. David W. Cobb "Guest Lists" Scott Sabo    

Sep 9, 2012

Proverbs 22:1-29 "Beyond Politics and Education to Wisdom " Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jul 1, 2012

Mark 21:1-43 "What Makes a Nation Christian?" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 17, 2012

Mark 4:26-34 "Little Things Count" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 10, 2012

Mark 3:20-35 "Family Matters" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 3, 2012

Isiah 6:1-8 "Finding the Holy" Rev. David W. Cobb        

May 13, 2012

John15:9-17 "What Have you Done for Me Lately" Rev. David W. Cobb "Happy Face" Scott Sabo    

May 6, 2012

John15:1-8 "Love Until You Abide" Rev. David W. Cobb     "A Reflection " Confirmation Students

Apr 29, 2012

John10:11-18 "Objects in Mirror Are Closer than They Appear" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Apr 22, 2012

Matthew 13:10-17 "Thanksgiving in April" Rev. David W. Cobb "Children's Sermon " Grades 9- 12    

Apr 15, 2012

John 21:1-19 "Second Chance Easter" Rev. David W. Cobb "Seeing is Beleiving" Scott Sabo    

Apr 1, 2012

Mark 11:1-11 "Which Parade Will You Join" Rev. David W. Cobb     "On the Winds of the Morning " Handbell Choir

Mar 18, 2012

Ephesians 2:1-10 "Devine Art Work" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Master Designer" Rev. David W. Cobb    

Mar 11, 2012

John 2:13-22 "Rethinking Church" Rev. David W. Cobb "Spring Cleaning " Scott Sabo    

Feb 12, 2012

Mark 1:40-45 "Jesus' Ministry of Healing- Interruptions, Acceptance, Restoration" Rev. David W. Cobb "Hope for the Hopeless" Scott Sabo "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" Handbell Choir

Feb 5, 2012

Mark 1:29-39

"Following the Example of Jesus in Ministry" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jan 29, 2012

Matthew 16:13-18 "What the Church is Doing Right" Rev. David W. Cobb "Follow The Rules" Grades 9-12 "Special Music" Grades 1-6

Jan 22, 2012

Mark 1:14-20 "Kingdom Following" Rev. David W. Cobb "Answering the Call" Scott Sabo    

Jan 15, 2012

John 1:43-51 "The Nathaniel Shift" Rev. David W. Cobb "Come and See" Scott Sabo    

Jan 8 2012

Matthew 2:1-18 "Bethlehem Joy: Epilogue" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Grass is Not Greener on the Other Side" Rev. David W. Cobb    

Jan 1, 2012

Luke 2:22-40

"What Are You Looking for" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Dec 25, 2011

Philippians 2:1-6 "It's All About Humility" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Dec 24, 2011

Luke 2:1-20         "Bethlehem Joy" The Choir & Bob Gillis

Dec 18, 2011

Luke 1:39-56 "The Gift of God's Joy" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Dec 4, 2011

Mark 1:1-8 "Prepare the Way of the Lord" Rev. David W. Cobb     "Prayer of Confession" Rev. David W. Cobb

Nov 27, 2011

1 Corinthians 12:12-27 "Messiah's Community" Rev. David W. Cobb "Waiting" Scott Sabo    

Nov 20, 2011

Matthew 25:31-46

"Me be Like Jesus?"

Rev. David W. Cobb        

Nov 13, 2011

Matthew 25:14-30   Rev. David W. Cobb        

Nov 6, 2011

Matthew 25:1-10 "Filling Stations" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Oct 30, 2011

Matthew 23:1-12 "More Than Appearances" Rev. David W. Cobb "Drama: The Joy of The Holy Spirit" Grades 9-12 & Bob Gillis

"Selected Songs"

"Special Music"

Pre-K, K

Grades 1-6

Oct 23, 2011

Matthew 22:34-46 "Basic Christian Values" Rev. David W. Cobb     "Drama: Crop Walk" Grade 9-12

Oct 16, 2011

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 "Some Great Values for our Church" Rev. David W. Cobb "Tricky Questions" Scott Sabo "All Aboard the Heavenly Express" Grade 3-4

Oct 9, 2011

Philippians 4:1-13 "Victorious Christian Joy" Rev. David W. Cobb "Excuses, Excuses" Scott Sabo    

Sep 25, 2011

Philippians 2:1-13 "Beyond Power to Authority" Rev. David W. Cobb "Mean What You Say" Scott Sabo    

Sep 11, 2011

Matthew 18:21-35 "The Problem of Remembering" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Sep 4, 2011

Matthew 18:15-20 "Communicating the Hard Things" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jul 31, 2011

Matthew 14:13-21 "God's Abundance vs. our Emptiness" Rev. David W. Cobb "Feeding the Crowd" Scott Sabo    

Jul 24, 2011

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 "Go for the Gold" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Price is Right" Scott Sabo    

Jul 17, 2011

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 "The Problem of Weeds and Wheat" Rev. David W. Cobb "Like a Mighty Glacier Moves the Church of God" Rev. David W. Cobb

"New Testament Lesson & Drama"

 

Jul 10, 2011

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 "Miracle-Gro" Rev. Gerry Reedell

"How Does Your Garden Grow"

"Tribute to Tom Sooy"

Scott Sabo    

Jul 3, 2011

    "Freedom Isn't Free"

Tom Sooy

(Tom passed away July 6, 2011)

"America, Our Country" The Seasoned Singers

Jun 26, 2011

Matthew 10:40-42 "Active Welcoming- The Next Step for us" Rev. David W. Cobb "Welcome" Tom Sooy    

May 15, 2011

John 10:1-10 "Christ be my Leader" Rev. David W. Cobb "He Knows Your Name" Tom Sooy    

May 8, 2011

Luke 24:13-35 "The Stranger on Your Road" Rev. David W. Cobb        

May 1, 2011

Mark 10:17-27 "How Do I get Eternal Life" Rev. Henk S. Vigeveno "Childrens' Sermon" Rev. Henk S. Vigeveno    

Apr 24, 2011

Matthew 28:1-20 "It's How You Beleive" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Real Easter Egg" Tom Sooy    

Apr 10, 2011

John 11:1-45         "Memories of the Resurection" Grade 9-12, Directed by Priscilla Schultheis

Apr 3, 2011

Psalm 23 "The Lord is My Shepherd" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Mar 27, 2011

John 4:5-42 "Water, Water Everywhere" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Water of Life" Grade 9 - 12 "Heads & Shoulders, Knees & Toes"

Preschool, Pre-K, & K

Mar 20, 2011

John 3:1-17 "The Gift of Life" Rev. David W. Cobb "Measuring God's Love" Tom Sooy    

Mar 13, 2011

Matthew 4:1-11 "Talk With Your Deamons" Rev. David W. Cobb "Who Says?" Tom Sooy "Call to Worship"  

Mar 6, 2011

Matthew 17:1-9 "Don't Just Do Something- Stand There" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Feb 27, 2011

1 Corinthians 4:1-5 "The Nature of Ministry" Rev. Dr. Deborah Brincivalli "God's Coloring Book" Rev. Deborah Brincivalli    

Feb 20, 2011

Matthew 5:38-48

"Letting Defenses Down"

Rev. David W. Cobb "Love Your Enemies" Tom Sooy    

Feb 13, 2011

Matthew 5:21-26, 43-48 "Controling Anger- Agape's First Step" Rev. David W. Cobb "Forgiving and Forgiven" Tom Sooy    

Feb 6, 2011

Matthew 5:13-20 "What are We Trying to Be?" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jan 30, 2011

Matthew 5:1-12 "Beatitude Leadership" Rev. David W. Cobb "Don't Worry, Be Happy'tudes"

Bob Gillis & Grades 9-12

"Call to Worship" "Voices from Heaven"

Preschool & Pre-K 7 & 8th Graders

Jan 23, 2011

Matthew 4:12-23 "Discovering What We Were Meant to Do" Rev. David W. Cobb "Fishing for People" Tom Sooy "Selected Psalms" Senior Youth Group

Jan 16, 2011

John 1:29-42 "What Are You Looking For?" Rev. David W. Cobb "God's Eyewitness News" Tom Sooy "The Golden Rule" A2J Youth Group

Jan 9, 2011

Matthew 3:13-17 "The Baptism of Jesus" Scott Sabo "I'm Proud of You" Tom Sooy    

Jan 2, 2011

Ecclesiastes 3:1-14 "Happy New Year: What's Happening" Rev. David W. Cobb "What is a Chrismon Tree?" Tom Sooy "A Christmas Poem" Bob Gillis

Dec 26, 2010

Matthew 2:13-23 "The New Normal" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Dec 19, 2010

Matthew 1:18-25 "Beleive in the Dreams of the Person You Love" Rev. David W. Cobb "What's in a Name?" Tom Sooy    

Dec 12, 2010

Luke 2:1-20     "St. Nick, Not Santa Claus" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Grumpy Shepherd" Church Children

Dec 5, 2010

Matthew 3:1-12 "From Judgement to Saving the World" Rev. David W. Cobb        

November 28, 2010

Romans 13:8-14 "Stripped, Soul Searched, and Redressed" Rev. David W. Cobb "Coming Soon" Tom Sooy    

November 21, 2010

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 "Thank God for Eternity" Rev. David W. Cobb "My Thanksgiving Top Ten List" Tom Sooy    

November 14, 2010

Acts 3:1-16 "What Good Stewards Do" Rev. David W. Cobb "God's Apple"

Tom Sooy & Rev. David W. Cobb

   

November 7, 2010

1 Corinthians 11:23-34 "A Time to Remember" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Oct 31, 2010

Luke 19:1-10 "If You Were So Short, How Come You Stand So Tall" Rev. David W. Cobb "God's Love Doesn't Need a Costume" 7th & 8th Graders    

Oct 24, 2010

2 Timothy 4:6-18 "Strong to the Finish" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Oct 17, 2010

2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 "All it Takes" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Oct 10, 2010

Luke 17:11-19 "The Transforming Power of Gratitude" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Oct 3, 2010

2 Timothy 1:1-14 "Holding it Together" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Sep 26, 2010

1 Timothy 6:6-19 Sermon Rev. David W. Cobb "Do the Right Thing" Tom Sooy    

Sep 19, 2010

1 Timothy 2:1-7 "Christian Living in a Difficult World" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 20, 2010

Luke 8:26-39 "Conquering the Demons" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 13, 2010

Luke 7:36-8:3 "What You Already Have" Rev. David W. Cobb        

May 30, 2010

Hebrews 12:1-15 "Strong to the Finish" Rev. David W. Cobb "Memorial Day" Tom Sooy    

May 23, 2010

John 14:8-17 "What Could be Greater?" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Power Source" Tom Sooy    

May 2, 2010

John 13:31-35 Sermon Rev. David W. Cobb        

Apr 25, 2010

Revelation 7:9-17 "Get Ready For Eternity" Rev. David W. Cobb "Safe in His Hands" Tom Sooy    

Apr 18, 2010

John 21:1-19 "Tourist or Disciple?" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Apr 11, 2010

Colossians 1 Sermon William Southrey "Top 10 Reasons to Come to Church" Priscilla Schultheis    

Apr 4, 2010

John 20:1-18 "Easter Joy" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Mar 28, 2010

Luke 19:28-40 "Two Parades, Two Jesuses, and Your Choice" Rev. David W. Cobb "Rock Concert" Tom Sooy    

Mar 14, 2010

Luke 15:11-32 "The Loving Father Who Lost Two Sons" Rev. David W. Cobb "Three Wishes" Tom Sooy    

Mar 7, 2010

Luke 13:1-9 "When Your Tower Falls" Rev. David W. Cobb "Living a Fruitful Life" Tom Sooy    

Feb 28, 2010

Philippians 3:10-4:1 "The Christian Prize Goes to the Mature" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Mother Hen" Tom Sooy    

Feb 21, 2010

Luke 4:1-13 "Good Guys, Bad Guys and Us Guys" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Feb 14, 2010

Luke 9:28-43 "Growing from Glory to Glory" Rev. David W. Cobb "The Best is Yet to Come" Tom Sooy    

Jan 31, 2010

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 "To Love Me is to Know Me" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jan 24, 2010

1 Corinthians 12:12-31a "The State of the Body" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jan 17, 2010

John 2:1-11 "Water into Wine" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jan 10, 2010

Luke 3:15-22 "A Different Kind of Baptism" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jan 3, 2010

Ephesians 1:3-14 "Abundant Resources for a New Year" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Dec 27, 2009

Philippians 2:5-11 "The Real Meaning of Christmas" Rev. David W. Cobb        

November 22, 2009

Psalm 118:14-29 "Give Thanks for God's Enduring Love" Rev. David W. Cobb        

November 15, 2009

1 Timothy 6:6-10 "Some Things Money Won't Buy" Rev. David W. Cobb        

November 8, 2009

Mark 12:38-44 "An Example of Greatness" Rev. David W. Cobb        

November 1, 2009

Mark 12:28-34 "One Stop Removed" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Sep 13, 2009

Mark 8:27-38 "Why Do We Need a Cross?" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jul 26, 2009

Ephesians 3:14-21 "To Him be Glory in the Church" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jul 19, 2009

Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 "Would Jesus Have a Cell Phone?" Tom Sooy        

Jul 5, 2009

Mark 6:1-13 "How Do You Respond to Jesus?" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 28, 2009

Mark 5:21-43 "My Name is Jairus" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 21, 2009

Mark 4:35-41 "Who Is This?" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 14, 2009

Mark 4:26-34 "Seeds of the Kingdom" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Jun 7, 2009

John 3:1-17 "Nick at Night" Rev. David W. Cobb        

May 31, 2009

Ezekiel 37:1-14 "Making Skeletons Dance" Rev. David W. Cobb        

May 17, 2009*

  "The Turning Point" Rev. Walter Dosch        

May 17, 2009*

Judges 9:8-15 "Applied Spirituality" Rev. David S. Hodgson        

May 17, 2009*

John 21:15-19 "Tending the Sheep" Rev. David W. Cobb        

May 17, 2009*

  "Who We Are and Why We Are Here" Rev. Henk S. Vigeveno        

May 10, 2009*

Matthew 9:35-38 "A Larger Field Opening - The Era of Full Time Pastors" Rev. David W. Cobb        

May 3, 2009*

1 Peter 2:4-9 "Stones of Remembrance - The Building Blocks" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Apr 26, 2009*

2 Timothy 4:6-18 "Stones of Remembrance - Hard as a Rock" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Apr 19, 2009

1 John 1:1-2:2 "Resurrection Living" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Apr 5, 2009

Mark 11:1-11 "Save Us" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Mar 22, 2009

John 3:14-21 "God So Loved" Rev. David W. Cobb        

Mar 15, 2009

John 2:13-22 "Temple Cleansing" Rev. David W. Cobb        
* Sermons from May 17th through April 26th Celebrate Absecon Presbyterian Church's 150 Years of History: 1859-2009


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