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Psalm 103 and The Benefits of Praise

With this message, Pastor Ken Robinson kicks off a series of sermons on Psalm 103, one of the great Psalms of the Bible.He examines the benefits of praise in our life and our faith. This message was preached on Feb. 9, 2014 at the Hopewell United Methodist Church in Hopewell Borough, N.J.

Communion Reflection: What Cup Do You Bring?

On the first Sunday of each month we take Communion. This month, to prepare our hearts and minds for Communion, Pastor Robinson offered a reflection on 1 Corinthians 10:14 (“Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry”). His message, “What Sort of Cup Do You Bring?” addresses some teachings of the Christian faith that may seem… Read more

Video Message: Becoming A Fool for Christ

In this message, Pastor Ken Robinson discusses the wisdom of God, and how it’s not always easy to understand and embrace given the conflicting messages from our culture. Pastor Robinson examines the Scripture from 1 Corinthians 1:25: “For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than… Read more

Video: Lessons from 1 Corinthians

Are you living up to God’s expectations? Pastor Ken Robinson examines the Apostle Paul’s message to the church in Corinth, as recorded in 1 Corinthians 6:9 – “Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God?” This message was preached Jan. 19 at the Hopewell United Methodist Church in Hopewell… Read more

Sermon Video: Jesus Answers A Skeptic

Who was Nathanael? Or is it Bartholomew? In this message, Pastor Ken Robinson addresses how Jesus answers a skeptic, based on a text from John 1:43-51. This message was preached Jan. 12, 2014 at the Hopewell United Methodist Church.

Newsletter Jan-Feb 2014

As we turn the calendar to the new year, it’s time for a new newsletter. This newsletter includes UMW News, information about the Ladies Retreat, and more. The church is doing a collection of Health Kits to help those who have suffered disasters. Also included is a report on the Christmas Bazaar and the 2014… Read more

A Christmas Message: The Lamb of God

Christmas and salvation are closely tied together, as Pastor Ken Robinson explains in this message, which begins with our Scripture John 1:23 regarding John The Baptist: “John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, ‘I am the voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way for the Lord.’” The manger is… Read more

Online Shopping to Benefit the Church

Planning to shop online this holiday season? Shop with a purpose at some of the largest retailers through UMCmarket.org. Each purchase sends a donation to your local United Methodist church or favorite UMC-affiliated ministry–at no extra cost to you! Happy Shopping! Thank you for participating. As you will see, many of the stores give at… Read more

Stewardship: What We Sow, We Shall Reap

In the first of series of messages on stewardship, Pastor Ken Robinson notes that while churches need money to balance budgets and maintain their facilities, the most important metric is commitment to our Lord Jesus Christ. When we put faith first, the finances follow. This message was reached on Nov. 10, 201.