Our Lenten series at Hopewell UMC will use a different elemental concept – wind, water, rocks – to illustrate each week’s theme.
Hopewell UMC’s January series, titled, “Water & Roots: Rediscovering Baptism” explored the meaning of our baptism and our grounding in “faith roots.” ￼ This series was presentented Sundays in January and early February 2018. Here’s Pastor Kate’s first message, titled “Light,” was delivered on Jan. 7. As she continues her sermon series, Pastor Kate Hillis studies […]
Our Advent sermon series, “Singing The Story of Christmas,” examined the history of some of the most beloved Christmas hymns. As we prepare our hearts for Christ’s coming, we dig into some of our beloved Christmas carols to uncover their deeper meaning for us today.
This week Pastor Kate Hillis began a new sermon series titled “Defying Gravity: Breaking Free From a Culture of More,” which will focus on stewardship. The four-message series will continue through November, culminating on our Commitment Sunday worship experience on Nov. 26. In “Discovering Gravity,” the kickoff message in the series, Pastor Kate examines why our “stuff” has such a strong hold on us.
In this sermon, titled “I Choose to Give,” Pastor Kate considers what it means for Christians to be called to service.