Sermons by Rev. Peter Cottrell

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February 24, 2019 – Simple Life – Grow and Simplify


We continue our Sermon Series on Simply Following: Following Simply. Today we begin to weave the two phrases together by considering how we serve the world as part of our fulfilling the commandment to unconditionally love our neighbor. Using the words of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount we are challenged to not get […]

February 17, 2019 – One for all and all for one – CONNECT


Sermon:  One for all and all for one – CONNECT This week we continue our sermon series Simply Following: Following Simply by looking at the critical theme of connections. All throughout the gospel words like fellowship and communion, community, body, and family all point us towards the theme of connection. Connecting is an unspoken element of […]

February 10, 2018 – Joining The Dance


Sermon Series: Simply Following: Following Simply Sermon Title:  Joining The Dance Sometimes Christians reduce the Christian life to church attendance, following the 10 commandments, and trying not to make any moral mistakes. Some have a list of beliefs that show they are true to God and help them know who is not going to heaven. […]

February 3, 2019 – Clarity of Purpose & Mission


Sermon Series: Simply Following: Following Simply Sermon Title: Clarity of Purpose and Mission Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20, Acts 2:42-47 This week we begin a new sermon Series entitled Simply Following: Following Simply. Being a disciple of Jesus means to be a follower of Jesus. Being a Christian is to be a “little Christ”. Our aim as […]

January 27, 2019 – Connections


Sermon Title: Connections Today is Ecumenical Sunday. It is a reminder that, even when we are listening to God and doing our part, we are not the only ones doing their part. We cannot be the body of Christ all by ourselves. God can use us all (even those not in the church). No one […]