Sermons

Out of Temptation

Sunday August 7th, 2022

Learning to Pray Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck The phrase “and lead us, not into temptation” seems strange. After all,... View Sermon

Forgiven and Forgiving

Sunday July 31st, 2022

Learning to Pray Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck One of the great hallmarks of Christian community is forgiveness. Our relationship... View Sermon

Our Daily Bread

Sunday July 24th, 2022

Learning to Pray Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck Focusing on the portion of The Lord’s Prayer, “Give us this day... View Sermon

Thy Will Be Done

Sunday July 17th, 2022

Learning to Pray Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck This message will consider the incredibly important line of The Lord’s Prayer:... View Sermon

Hallowed Be Thy Name

Sunday July 10th, 2022

Learning to Pray Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck We will explore the Biblical foundations of The Lord’s Prayer as we... View Sermon

A Nation Undivided?

Sunday July 3rd, 2022

Pastor Jack Mannschreck Our United States flag has had fifty stars for 62 years now – actually on July 4th. ... View Sermon

Down But Not Out

Sunday June 19th, 2022

Father’s Day Pastor Jack Mannschreck When we’re feeling overwhelmed, the phrase “down but not out” might be just the right... View Sermon

Hyperlinks for Living

Sunday June 12th, 2022

Graduation Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck Hyperlinks, whether we know it or not are everywhere and link us quickly to information... View Sermon

Carry the Light

Sunday June 5th, 2022

Pentecost Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck Do you remember seeing more fireflies when you were a child? There’s a reason for... View Sermon

Thinking Outside of the Tomb

Sunday May 29th, 2022

Memorial Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck Based on John 11: 32-44 and Revelation 21:1-6. This message is about deliverance from death.... View Sermon

A Mother’s Wages

Sunday May 8th, 2022

Mother’s Day. Rev. Frederick Moore, Guest Preacher  

Peace Be With You

Sunday April 24th, 2022

Confirmation Sunday & Rev. Cora’s Last Sunday Rev. Cora Glass

Soul Soil

Sunday January 23rd, 2022

Pastor Jack Mannschreck Based on the parable of the sower. Jesus tells of the parable of the sower who spreads... View Sermon

The Journey: The Manger

Friday December 24th, 2021

Christmas Eve Worship. The Journey Message Series. Pastor Jack Mannschreck Tonight we will focus on the manger. The manger was... View Sermon

The Journey: Joseph of Bethlehem

Sunday December 5th, 2021

Second Sunday in Advent. The Journey Message Series. Pastor Jack Mannschreck As our Journey study progresses, we will consider Joseph this Sunday.... View Sermon

Healthy Halloween

Sunday October 31st, 2021

Pastor Jack Mannschreck As Americans, we clearly like to be scared by horror movies. We also enjoy dressing up on... View Sermon

Can You See Me Now?

Sunday October 24th, 2021

Pastor Jack Mannschreck Wearable tech is all the rage these days. Smartwatches can track your workouts, monitor your health, answer... View Sermon

Generosity from Two Sides

Sunday October 17th, 2021

Enough: Experiencing Joy through Simplicity and Generosity Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck As we ask our members and friends to come... View Sermon

Seeking Contentment

Sunday October 10th, 2021

Enough: Experiencing Joy through Simplicity and Generosity Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck There are two primary motivations in life: contentment... View Sermon

The Big Picture

Sunday October 3rd, 2021

World Communion Sunday Rev. Rick Peacock

Called by Name

Sunday September 19th, 2021

Confirmation Sunday Rev. Cora and Our 2020 Confirmands

The Longing of Our Souls

Sunday September 12th, 2021

A Service of Lament by Pastor Jack & Rev. Cora Laments in our scriptures are expressions of deep regret, grief,... View Sermon

Making Yourself Useful

Sunday September 5th, 2021

Labor Day Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck It’s Labor Day, time to remember that Finland, Brazil, Tunisia, and France mandate 30... View Sermon

Power and Places

Sunday July 4th, 2021

Pastor Jack Mannschreck Do you ever wonder if God is giving you a nudge to do something in your life,... View Sermon

Within Shouting Distance

Sunday June 27th, 2021

Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Based on Psalm 130. Have you ever used the expression “within shouting distance?” It’s an idiom... View Sermon

Forget About It!

Sunday June 13th, 2021

Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Jesus talks about seed and stresses the importance of planting. The harvesting, however, belongs to God.... View Sermon

Crazy! Right!

Sunday June 6th, 2021

Pastor Jack Mannschreck The insanity defense gets a lot of publicity, but it’s rarely used, and when it is, not... View Sermon

Get It? Got It? Good?

Sunday May 2nd, 2021

Pastor Jack Mannschreck The Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level (FKGL) formula is a tool for measuring the readability of a text. Many... View Sermon

Just Imagine

Sunday April 18th, 2021

Native American Ministries Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck Cultivating imagination is an important part of childhood as little ones developed crucial... View Sermon

Holy Cheer! Christ Is Here!

Sunday April 11th, 2021

Holy Humor Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck It’s Holy Humor Sunday once again, our fourth annual commemoration of this odd day... View Sermon

A Word of Courage

Friday April 2nd, 2021

Good Friday. Words to the Cross Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck Words to the Cross – A Word of Courage.... View Sermon

What Name Would You Shout?

Sunday March 28th, 2021

Palm Sunday Message Pastor Jack Mannschreck Since our message series involves words said to the cross, our Palm Sunday message... View Sermon

A Word of Witness

Sunday March 21st, 2021

Words to the Cross Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck There was one person who was with Jesus throughout the last... View Sermon

A Word of Faith

Sunday March 14th, 2021

Words to the Cross Message Series. Pastor Jack Mannschreck One of the thieves on the crosses to Jesus’ left and... View Sermon

A Word of Indifference

Sunday March 7th, 2021

Third Sunday in Lent. Words to the Cross Message Series. Pastor Jack Mannschreck. How often do we ignore the feelings... View Sermon

A Late Word of Valor

Sunday February 28th, 2021

Words to the Cross Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck Pilate knew Jesus to be innocent of the charges brought against... View Sermon

The Word of Contempt

Sunday February 21st, 2021

First Sunday of Lent 2021 Pastor Jack Mannschreck Words to the Cross – The Word of Contempt, This will be... View Sermon

True Love Connections

Sunday February 14th, 2021

The Final Message in Our Doxology Series. Pastor Jack Mannschreck How do we truly love others?  There are so many... View Sermon

Kintsukuroi Christianity

Sunday January 24th, 2021

Doxology Message Series. Featuring an Interview With Gary Miracle Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click Here to Download the Message... View Sermon

Obey and Trust

Sunday January 17th, 2021

Human Relations Sunday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday. Doxology Message Series. Pastor Jack Mannschreck Doxologies focus on God and our... View Sermon

We Are God’s Beloved

Sunday January 10th, 2021

Doxology Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Baptism is a commissioning moment when we listen for the voice of God.... View Sermon

God Is Able

Sunday January 3rd, 2021

Doxology Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck This will be the beginning of a series of messages in which we are... View Sermon

Letting Go of Your Past

Sunday December 27th, 2020

Travel Light Message Series Rev. Cora Glass Travel Light –Letting Go of Your Past – Rev. Cora Glass. The problem with... View Sermon

Letting Go of Control

Sunday December 20th, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Advent Travel Light Message Series – Pastor Jack Mannschreck We may not look at ourselves as controlling... View Sermon

Letting Go of Bitterness

Sunday December 13th, 2020

Travel Light Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck Travel Light – Letting Go of Bitterness – Pastor Jack. When times are good,... View Sermon

Letting Go of Distractions

Sunday December 6th, 2020

Second Sunday of Advent Travel Light Message Series – Pastor Jack Mannschreck Travel Light – Letting Go of Distractions – Pastor... View Sermon

Letting Go of Stuff

Sunday November 29th, 2020

First Sunday in Advent & UM Student Day Pastor Jack Mannschreck Travel Light – Letting go of Stuff – Pastor Jack.... View Sermon

King of Kings

Sunday November 22nd, 2020

Christ the King Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck Kingship, both human and divine is the focus of the readings for this... View Sermon

I Just Want to Be A Sheep

Sunday November 15th, 2020

Baa! Ba-ba-baa! Pastor Jack Mannschreck In this story of the sheep and goats, we recognize a Biblical bias against goats.... View Sermon

All In the Family

Sunday November 8th, 2020

Heritage Sunday Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Family is a term used for the church without much thought of the seriousness... View Sermon

For All the Saints!

Sunday November 1st, 2020

All Saints Day and Rose Memorial Sunday Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck For All the Saints! by Pastor Jack. When Pope John... View Sermon

Anything Short of Sin

Sunday October 25th, 2020

Jesus and We Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck Jesus and We – Anything Short of Sin – Pastor Jack. To what... View Sermon

Irrationally Generous

Sunday October 18th, 2020

Jesus and We Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck We’ve been talking about values and how those values create culture. How... View Sermon

Deep and Wide

Sunday September 27th, 2020

The Art of Neighboring Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Luke shared two stories that echo the words of the... View Sermon

A Call to Neighboring

Sunday September 20th, 2020

The Art Of Neighboring Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click Here to Download the Message Notes

It’a About All the Children

Sunday September 13th, 2020

Blessing of the Students Sunday Rev. Cora and Pastor Jack   Click to Download the Message Notes

Do You Want to Get Well?

Sunday August 30th, 2020

Questions from God Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck Questions from God – Do You Want To Get Well? – From time to time,... View Sermon

Who Do You Say I Am?

Sunday August 23rd, 2020

Questions from God Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck Defining moments. It happens from time to time in most relationships, and... View Sermon

What Are You Looking For?

Sunday August 16th, 2020

Questions from God Message Series Rev. Cora Glass Question from God – What Are You Looking For? – Jesus’ appearance on the bank... View Sermon

What Are You Doing Here?

Sunday August 9th, 2020

Questions from God Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Questions from God – What are You Doing Here? While the prophet, Elijah, ran... View Sermon

What Is Your Name?

Sunday August 2nd, 2020

Questions from God Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Questions from God – What Is Your Name? Based on Genesis 32:22-31.... View Sermon

What Is That In Your Hand?

Sunday July 26th, 2020

Questions from God Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Click Here to Download the Message Notes

Where Is Your Brother?

Sunday July 19th, 2020

Questions from God Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Click here to download the message notes.

Where Are You?

Sunday July 12th, 2020

Questions from God Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click Here to Download the Message Notes

A Nation Undivided?

Sunday July 5th, 2020

Independence Day Sunday Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Click here to download the Message Notes

FANAFI

Sunday June 28th, 2020

Find a Need and Fulfill It Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck

The Right Plan

Sunday June 7th, 2020

Building Worship Bridges Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click to Download the Message Notes

The Right Preference

Sunday May 31st, 2020

Building Worship Bridges Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Click to Download the Message Notes

The Right Perspective

Sunday May 24th, 2020

Building Worship Bridges Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck Click Here to Download the Message Notes

The Right Passion

Sunday May 17th, 2020

Building Worship Bridges Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click here to download the Message Notes.  

Hugging or Clinging?

Sunday May 10th, 2020

Hope In the Dark Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click here to download the sermon notes.

Waiting and Weary

Sunday May 3rd, 2020

Hope In the Dark Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click here to download the Message Notes – May... View Sermon

Where Is God Today?

Sunday April 26th, 2020

Hope In the Dark Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click here to download the Message Ones – April... View Sermon

Boo! Peace Be With You!

Sunday April 19th, 2020

Holy Humor Sunday Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck   Click here to download the Message Notes – April 19, 2020

A Not So Idle Tale

Sunday April 12th, 2020

Easter Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck   Click to download the Message Notes – April 12, 2020

The Call to be Faithful

Sunday April 5th, 2020

Palm Sunday The Message of the Apostle Paul Series by Pastor Jack Mannschreck

The Call to Give

Sunday March 29th, 2020

Fifth Sunday in Lent Pastor Jack Mannschreck

The Call to Love

Sunday March 22nd, 2020

The Message of the Apostle Paul Sermon Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck  

The Call to Suffer

Sunday March 15th, 2020

The Message of the Apostle Paul Sermon Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck Pastor Jack has made his message available for download... View Sermon

How to Truly Love

Sunday February 16th, 2020

Service of Love in Celebration of Valentine’s Day Pastor Jack Mannschreck

Less Is More

Sunday January 12th, 2020

Making Change Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck

The Greatest Gift

Sunday December 22nd, 2019

Fourth Sunday in Advent Pastor Jack Mannschreck    

King of Kings

Sunday November 24th, 2019

Christ the King Sunday Pastor Jack Mannschreck

Waiting for God

Sunday November 10th, 2019

Hope in the Dark Message Series Pastor Jack Mannschreck

Can I Get a Witness?

Sunday October 20th, 2019

“Sharing Our Stories” Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck

The Power of Words

Sunday October 13th, 2019

“Sharing Our Stories” Message Series Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck

A Tapestry of Moments

Sunday September 29th, 2019

Creating a Culture of Calling (C3) Message Rev. Melissa Cooper

So…What Time Is It?

Sunday September 1st, 2019

Labor Day and Back to School Blessing Sunday Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck

Seeking Wisdom

Sunday June 16th, 2019

Father’s Day and Faith Formation Appreciation Sunday Rev. Cora Glass

Finishing Strong

Sunday May 26th, 2019

Memorial Day Sunday Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck

Youth and Camp Sunday Message

Sunday February 24th, 2019

“Missions” – Becklyn Shanahan;  “Choir Camp” – Hannah Strobel; “Youth Group” – Jayden McCarthy; “Church Camp” – Heather Marks    

Turning Turtle

Sunday January 27th, 2019

Movie Message Series – Based on Mary Poppins Returns Rev. Cora Glass

Where Love Lives

Monday December 24th, 2018

Christmas Eve Message Rev. Dr. Jack Mannschreck  

Tough Job! (Archived)

Sunday September 2nd, 2018

Pastor Jack Mannschreck This message has been archived. Please contact the church office at (248) 681-0040 if you would like... View Sermon

Eyes of Faith (Archived)

Sunday August 12th, 2018

Messages from the New Testament Book of Hebrews Pastor Jack Mannschreck This message has been archived. Please contact the church... View Sermon

Not By Ourselves (Archived)

Sunday August 5th, 2018

Messages from the New Testament Book of Hebrews Pastor Jack Mannschreck This message has been archived. Please contact the church... View Sermon

A Little R & R (Archived)

Sunday July 22nd, 2018

Messages from the New Testament Book of Hebrews Pastor Jack Mannschreck This message has been archived. Please contact the church... View Sermon

God Our Guide (Archived)

Sunday May 20th, 2018

Pentecost 2018 Message Pastor Jack This message has been archived. Please contact the church office at (248) 681-0040 if you... View Sermon

The Post (Archived)

Sunday February 4th, 2018

“Central at the Cinema” Sermon Series Pastor Jack This message has been archived. Please contact the church office at (248)... View Sermon

Ferdinand (Archived)

Sunday January 28th, 2018

“Central at the Cinema” Sermon Series Pastor Jack This message has been archived. Please contact the church office at (248)... View Sermon

February 12, 2017

Sunday February 12th, 2017

“Contemplations on the Prayer of Jabez – Why Not Ask?” Pastor Jack Mannschreck

April 2, 2017

Sunday February 5th, 2017

“Our Father” Choir Cantata Chancel & Youth Choir, Directed by Sara Hazen