Bailey and Potter, CPA

A Lighthouse in the Village

2009 sermon archive...

Lenten Sermon Series


Many Protestants know little about Lent.  Even some people with a liturgical church heritage are unclear on the meaning of the season.  Here are the “FAQS” of Lent. (My answers apply to the Catholic and Protestant churches; there are some differences in Eastern Orthodox tradition.) More . . .

March 1
Jesus Gives Us New Birth
John 3:1-17
March 8
Jesus Gives Us Living Water
John 4:5-42
March 15 Worship at 9 a.m.
The Message of St. Patrick
March 22
Jesus Gives Us Spiritual Vision
John 9:1-41
March 29
Jesus Gives Us the Resurrection Life
John 11:1-45


Easter Sermon Series

Palm Sunday/Passion Sunday
April 5th
The Passion
Matthew 27:33-54
Easter Sunday
April 12th
“New Faith” (Part 1)
John 20:19-31
2nd Sunday of Easter
April 19th
“New Faith” (Part 2)
John 20:19-31
3rd Sunday of Easter
April 26th
“New Hope” (Part 1)
1 Corinthians 15:1-26


Season of Easter Sermon Series

4th Sunday of Easter
Confirmation Sunday (Bibles)

May 3rd
“New Hope” (Part 2)
1 Corinthians 15:1-26     
5th Sunday of Easter
Mother’s Day

May 10th
John 13:31-35

6th Sunday of Easter
May 17th
"New Love: (Part 1)
John 21:1-19

7th Sunday of Easter
Ascension Sunday
Memorial Day Weekend

May 24th
“New Love” (Part 2)
John 21:1-19



May 31st
“New Identity”
1 Corinthians 12:3b-13


Season of Pentecost

Trinity Sunday
June 7th
Church Picnic
2nd Sunday after Pentecost
June 14th
Flag Day
3rd Sunday after Pentecost
June 21st
Father’s Day
"The Poor in Spirit”
Matthew 5:3
4th Sunday after Pentecost
June 28th
"Those Who Mourn"
Matthew 5:4

5th Sunday after Pentecost
July 5th
Independence Day Weekend
6th Sunday after Pentecost
July 12th
"The Meek"
Matthew 5:5  
7th Sunday after Pentecost
July 19th
"The Hungry"
Matthew 5:6
8th Sunday after Pentecost
July 26th
"The Merciful"
Matthew 5:7


Sunday's in Kingdomtide

9th Sunday in Kingdomtide
August 2nd
"The Pure"
Matthew 5:8
10th Sunday in Kingdomtide
August 9th
"The Peacemakers"
Matthew 5:9  
11th Sunday in Kingdomtide
August 16th
"The Persecuted"
Matthew 5:10-12
12th Sunday in Kingdomtide
August 23rd
"Blessed Are You"
Matthew 5:1-12
13th Sunday in Kingdomtide
August 30th
15th Sunday in Kingdomtide
September 13th
"Kingdom News"
Mark 1:14-15; Luke 4:14-21
16th Sunday in Kingdomtide
September 20th
"Kingdom Invitation"
Matthew 22:1-14
17th Sunday in Kingdomtide
September 27th
"Kingdom Grace"
Matthew 20:1-16
18th Sunday in Kingdomtide
October 4th

"Kingdom Love" (Part 1)
Matthew 22:34-36
19th Sunday in Kingdomtide
October 11th
"Kingdom Love" (Part 2)
Luke 10:25-37
20th Sunday in Kingdomtide
October 18
"Kingdom Love" (Part 3)
Mathew 25:31-46
21st Sunday in Kingdomtide
October 25th
"Kingdom Humility"
Mark 10:34-45
All Saints Day
November 1st

"Kingdom Mercy"
Matthew 18:21-35
23rd Sunday in Kingdomtide
November 8th
"Kingdom Investment"
Matthew 25:14-30
24th Sunday in Kingdomtide
November 15th
"Kingdom Urgency"
Mathew 13:44-46
Christ the King Sunday
November 22nd
"Kingdom Allegience"
Matthew 21:33-46


Season of Advent

1st Sunday in Advent
November 29th

"King of Hope"
Luke 1:39-56
2nd Sunday in Advent
December 6th
"King of Peace"
Luke 1:57-80
3rd Sunday in Advent
December 13th
"King of Joy"
Luke 2:1-20
4th Sunday in Advent
December 20th
"King of Love"
Luke 2:22-40
Christmas Eve Service 11 PM
December 24th
"The King of Glory"
John 1:1-14


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