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2017 Recordings

Minister recordings will be available the Tuesday following the service.

If you are interested in digital downloads of the services please contact the Church office                    at 231-845-7898 for more information.


Epworth Chaplain, Rev. Melody Johnson

Memorial Day Weekend Service

 

 

 

Sunday Service:  The Problem With Miracles – Mark 5:22-35


June 5, 2017

Jennifer McCleery – Epworth Family Minister

 

 

 

Sunday Service: Suffering’s Consolation


June 11, 2017 

Rev. Tim Knauff – Epworth Family Minister

 

 

 

Sunday Service:  Digging Through the Roof – Mark 2:1-12


June 18, 2017 – Vespers & Monday Musings begin for the season

Dr. Charles Boayue, Jr. – Detroit Second Grace UMC, Detroit, MI

 

 

 

Sunday Service: Being A Neighbor – Luke 10:25-37

Vespers: The Wounded Neighbor – Luke 10:30

Monday Musings: Good Samaritans of the 21st Century – Luke 10:31-35


June 25, 2017

Rev. Shannon Johnson Kershner – Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Sunday Service: The Tomb and Womb of Baptism – Romans 6:1-11

Vespers: The God We Need – Matt 11:16-19, 25-30

Monday Musings: Women in the Pulpit – John 4:7-30


July 2, 2017 – Morava Family Memorial Sunday

Dr. Rodger Y. Nishioka – Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village, KS

 

 

 

Sunday Service: Family Matters – Reverence and Obedience to Christ – Ephesians 5:21-6:4

Vespers: Treasure in Our Hearts – Luke 2:41-52

Monday Musings: The Family as the Center of Faith Formation


July 9, 2017 – Dorothy and Forrest Colwell Memorial Sunday

Dr. Brad Kalajainen – Cornerstone UMC, Caledonia, MI

 

 

 

Sunday Service: Live Grateful – Part I

Deuteronomy 8:7-10; Psalm 23:4-5; I Thessalonians 5:18

Vespers: Live Grateful – Part II Psalm 16:5-6; Psalm 92:1-2

Monday Musings: How Did “Methodists” Get Their Name? (Secrets of the Methodist Revival)


July 16, 2017

Rabbi Moffic – Congregation Solel, Highland Park, IL

 

 

 

Sunday Service:  Hearing the Lord’s Prayer for the First Time – Matthew 6:9-13

Vespers: Love: What Did Jesus Mean By, “Love the Lord Your God with All Your Heart, Soul, Mind”? – Luke 10:27

Monday Musings:  What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Jewishness of Jesus – Various Scriptures


July 23, 2017  – Epworth Heights Founders Memorial Sunday

Dr. William J. Carl III – Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

 

Sunday Service: You’re Somebody! – II Corinthians 11:21b-30; 12:6-10

Vespers: The Laughter of God – Genesis 17, 18, 21; Psalm 2:1- 4

Monday Musings: The History of Worship as Seen Through Art & Architecture – Psalm 122


July 30, 2017 – Bishop Earl Cranston Memorial Sunday

Captivating Keyboards – Scott Griffin and Alan Tripp, Chicago, IL

 

 

Sunday Service Performance:

Sunday Service Mini Concert:


July 30, 2017 – Rev. Domingo Shriver

 

 

 

Vespers Service:

Monday Musings:


August 6, 2017 – Hoover Rupert Memorial Sunday

Dr. H. Timothy Halverson – Faith Presbyterian Church, Cape Coral, FL

 

 

 

Sunday Service: Does Love Have Limits? – Matthew 18:21-35

Vespers: Karma or Grace – Romans 3:21-26

Monday Musings: The Unholy Trinity: Shame, Guilt and Anxiety – Genesis 3:1-7


August 13, 2017 

Rev. Pam Driesell – Trinity Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA

 

 

 

Sunday Service: Looking Twice in the Midst of Life’s Storms – Matthew 14:22-33

Vespers: Looking Twice in the Midst of Betrayal – Genesis 37: 1-4; 12-28

Monday Musings: Can We Talk?  Political Discourse in the Church – Isaiah 58; Matthew 5: 13-16


August 20, 2017

Bishop Thomas Bickerton – Western Pennsylvania Conference, Cranberry Township, PA

 

 

 

Sunday Service: Connecting the Dots – Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20

Vespers: The Long Echo – Isaiah 51:1-6

Monday Musings: What Are We Fighting For? – Ephesians 3

Due to technical difficulties this Monday Musings was not recorded.


August 27, 2017 – Final Vespers and Monday Musings Services

Rev. Meg Saunders – Epworth Family Minister

 

 

Sunday Service:  I AM Your Shield, Your Exceedingly Great Reward – Genesis 15:1-5, Psalm 96

Vespers:  I AM the Good Shepherd – John 10:11-18, Psalm 23

Monday Musings:  I AM the Truth – John 14:1-11, John 20:30-31


September 3, 2017 – Labor Day Weekend Service: Continental Breakfast at Auditorium 10am

Epworth Chaplain, Rev. Melody Johnson

 

 

Sunday Service:  You’re the Man!