Sermons and More

Here are the latest sermons from Nederland Community Presbyterian Church, Rev Hansen Wendlandt (unless otherwise noted):

21 July 2019, Who in the World Is… Mary Magdalene? (with Worship Welcome)

14 July 2019, Who in the World Is… Job?

7 July 2019, Who in the World Are… Adam & Eve?

30 June 2019, A Blessing or A Curse (Guest Preacher, Rev Tim Mooney)

23 June 2019, What in the World is… the Apocalypse?

23 June 2019, Worship Welcome, Providence

16 June 2019, What in the World is… God the Father?

9 June 2019, What in the World is… The Holy Spirit?

2 June 2019, What in the World are… Miracles?

2 June 2019, Worship Welcome

26 May 2019, What in the World are… Demons?

19 May 2019, What in the World are… Angels?

12 May 2019, What in the World is… Faith?

5 May 2019, Dumpster Fire (For a Pulpit Exchange, Hansen preached at Amy’s church, First United, Loveland. This recording includes the Scripture and an anthem, “If I Had Another Minute”, by David Bailey.)

5 May 2019, A Light in the Hallway (Guest Preacher, Rev Amy Morgan)

28 Apr 2019, Dominate: Steward: Journey

28 Apr 2019, Welcome to Worship & Climate Ribbon Project (with Rae Abileah)

21 Apr 2019, Buried: Risen; Journey

14 Apr 2019, Chaos: Silence: Journey

7 Apr 2019, Shallow: Love: Journey

31 Mar 2019, Collapse: Persevere: Journey (Guest Preacher, Sara Sandstrom-Kobi)

24 Mar 2019, Certain: Mystery: Journey (Welcome & Sermon)

17 Mar 2019, Weary: Rest: Journey

10 Mar 2019, Darkness: Light: Journey

3 Mar 2019, More Than Enough

3 Mar 2019, Grace (Welcome to Worship)

24 Feb 2019, Enough Is Enough!

17 Feb 2019, There’s Never Enough

10 Feb 2019, Protestant Mystics? (Guest Preacher, Rev Bruce McQueen)

3 Feb 2019, BEER: Repair the World

27 Jan 2019, BEER: Everything Is Spiritual

20 Jan 2019, BEER: Equality & Justice (sorry, technical difficulties!)

13 Jan 2019, BEER: Brewing Community

13 Jan 2019, Understanding the Word (introducing and reading the Scripture)

13 Jan 2019, Welcome to Worship (introducing the new worship series)

6 Jan 2019, More Than Baby Jesus: Light

23 Dec 2018, More Than Baby Jesus: Love

16 Dec 2018, More Than Baby Jesus: Joy

9 Dec 2018, More Than Baby Jesus: Peace

2 Dec 2018, More Than Baby Jesus: Hope

25 Nov 2018, What’s in a Name? (Guest Preacher, Rev Joanne Dobie)

18 Nov 2018, Thoughtful Endings: Meaning

11 Nov 2018, Thoughtful Endings: Grief

4 Nov 2018, Thoughtful Endings: Here/After

28 Oct 2018, Thoughtful Endings: Questions (with Guest Preacher, Sherry Kenney)

21 Oct 2018, My Story of Grace (Guest Preacher, Nancy Waldron)

14 Oct 2018, Trees of Life: Healing

7 Oct 2018, Trees of Life: New Life

30 Sept 2018, Trees of Life: Better

23 Sept 2018, Trees of Life: Redemption

16 Sept 2018, Trees of Life: Caretakers

9 Sept 2018, Trees of Life: Welcome

2 Sept 2018, Trees of Life: Faith

26 Aug 2018, Managing the Waves (Guest Preacher, Roger Wolsey)

19 Aug 2018, How to Pray: Awe

12 Aug 2018, How to Pray: Lament

5 Aug 2018, How to Pray: Breathe

29 July 2018, How to Pray: Sorry

22 July 2018, How to Pray: Help

15 July 2018, How to Pray: Thanks

8 July 2018, How to Pray: What Is It?

1 July 2018, Little Brothers: Jacob (Guest Preacher, Phil Goerner)

24 June 2018, Little Brothers: Joseph

17 June 2018, Little Brothers: Absalom

10 June 2018, Little Brothers: Abel

3 June 2018, Little Brothers: James

3 June 2018, Family Feud (Worship Welcome)

27 May 2018, Behind Every Good Man… Naomi (Guest Preacher, Jaydene Morrison)

20 May 2018, Behind Every Good Man… Delilah

13 May 2018, Behind Every Good Man… Hannah

6 May 2018, Behind Every Good Man… Zipporah

29 April 2018, Behind Every Good Man… Hagar

22 April 2018, Behind Every Good Man… Miriam

15 April 2018, Behind Every Good Man… Deborah

1 April 2018, I Am the Resurrection (ends with Will Ford singing Rise Up, by Andra Day)

1 April 2018, Call to Worship

25 March 2018, I Am the Way

25 March 2018, Led by a Child (Worship Welcome)

18 March 2018, I Am the True Vine

11 March 2018, I Am the Good Shepherd

4 March 2018, I Am the Bread of Life

25 February 2018, I Am the Light

11 February 2018, As We Forgive Our Debtors (Guest Preacher, Rev John White Anderson)

4 February 2018, Facing Our Enemies: Society

28 January 2018, Facing Our Enemies: The Imperfect

21 January 2018, Facing Our Enemies: The Perfect

14 January 2018, Facing Our Enemies: Love ‘Em

14 January 2018, I’m on Fire (worship welcome)

7 January 2018, Facing Our Enemies: Ourselves

7 January 2018, Clymer Baptism

24 December 2017, Children’s Christmas Pageant

24 December 2017, Light (short Christmas Eve message)

24 December 2017, Joy

17 December 2017, Love

17 December 2017, Good News of Love (worship welcome)

10 December 2017, Peace

3 December 2017, Hope

26 November 2017, Overlooked: Gratitude (Guest Dramatist/Preacher, Will Ford)

19 November 2017, Overlooked: Presence

12 November 2017, Overlooked: Support

12 November 2017, Fact of Scat (Once again, we recorded our silly worship welcome.)

5 November 2017, Overlooked: Oppressed

5 November 2017, Prophet or Not It (We have never recorded a worship welcome, but this one was a fun introduction to the service.)

29 October 2017, Overlooked: Commitments

22 October 2017, The Journey: Long and Sweet (Guest Preacher, Matthew Benz-Whittington)

15 October 2017, In God’s Kitchen: Sweet

8 October 2017, In God’s Kitchen: Sour, Salty, Bitter

1 October 2017, In God’s Kitchen: Pantry

24 September 2017, In God’s Kitchen: Water

17 September 2017, In God’s Kitchen: Fruits

10 September 2017, In God’s Kitchen: Clean Dishes

3 September 2017, In God’s Kitchen: Recipe

27 August 2017, Trust (Guest Preacher, Justine Irwin)

20 August 2017, Misunderstood: Command or Commission (with Guest Preacher, Joshua Lake)

13 August 2017, Misunderstood: Upside Down

6 August 2017, Misunderstood: Scary Stuff

30 July 2017, Misunderstood: Spare the Rod

23 July 2017, Misunderstood: Root of Evil

16 July 2017, Misunderstood: Head of the House

9 July 2017, Misunderstood: Eye for an Eye

25 June 2017, All in the Family: Secrets

18 June 2017, All in the Family: Love

11 June 2017, All in the Family: Dysfunctional

28 May 2017, All in the Family: Son of Sacrifice

14 May 2017, All in the Family: Just a Mom

7 May 2017, All in the Family: Father Abraham

23 Apr 2017, On the Road: Low Emissions

16 Apr 2017, On the Road: New Car Smell

9 Apr 2017, On the Road: Left Lane

2 Apr 2017, On the Road: Other Drivers

26 Mar 2017, On the Road: Low Oil

19 Mar 2017, On the Road: Speeding Ticket

12 Mar 2017, On the Road: Driver’s Ed

19 Feb 2017, Bytes of Belief: Virtual Reality

12 Feb 2017, Bytes of Belief: eHarmony

5 Feb 2017, Bytes of Belief: Wiki-Church

29 Jan 2017, Bytes of Belief: Junk Mail

22 Jan 2017, Bytes of Belief: GPS

15 Jan 2017, Bytes of Belief: Bricks of Connection

8 Jan 2017, Bytes of Belief: Terms and Conditions

The clever video Call to Worship is here, and Daniel’s Offertory (originally a dark love song, but a fantastic response to communion, on the day we celebrate following the light of Christ) is here.

18 Dec 2016, Love

11 Dec 2016, Peace

4 Dec 2016, Joy

27 Nov 2016, Hope

6 Nov 2016, Who Are We? Kingdom of God

30 Oct 2016, Who Are We? People of the Word

23 Oct 2016, Who Are We? Christians

16 Oct 2016, Who Are We? Ekklesia of Apostoloi

9 Oct 2016, Who Are We? The Way

2 Oct 2016, Who Are We? Koinonia

18 Sept 2016, Take a Hike: Lookout

11 Sept 2016, Take a Hike: Tent

4 Sept 2016, Take a Hike: Bug Spray

28 August 2016, Take a Hike: Campfire

21 August 2016, What Would Agnes Do?

7 August 2016, Tools of Faith: Set the Table

31 July 2016, Tools of Faith: Sanding Down

24 July 2016, Tools of Faith: Throw a Wrench in It

17 July 2016, Tools of Faith: Drilling to the Heart

10 July 2016, Tools of Faith: Glue & Clamp

3 July 2016, Tools of Faith: Measure & Cut

26 June 2016, Themes & Variations (Guest Preacher, Rev Bill Davis)

26 June 2016, Loves (Hansen was doing a Pulpit Exchange at Good Shepherd Presbyterian,)

19 June 2016, It’s Not That Weird: Yeah Right!

12 June 2016, It’s Not That Weird: So That…

5 June 2016, It’s Not That Weird: If You…

29 May 2016, It’s Not That Weird: The Belief…

15 May 2016, This I Believe: Nepal (Guest Preacher, Kathleen Henningsen)

8 May 2016, This I Believe: The Rest of the Story (Guest Preacher, Gary Ennor)

1 May 2016, TuTu’s Lesson

24 April 2016, Two Becomes One

10 April 2016, To Be or Not To Be

27 March 2016, Sailing to New Life: Open Your Sails

20 March 2016, Sailing to New Life: Bailing Out

13 March 2016, Sailing to New Life: Right-of-Way

6 March 2016, Sailing to New Life: Tack Against the Wind

28 February 2016, Sailing to New Life: Learn the Ropes

21 February 2016, Sailing to a New Life: Map a New Course

7 February 2016, All Mixed Up… Faith

31 January 2016, All Mixed Up… Prayer

24 January 2016, All Mixed Up… Word of God

17 January 2016, All Mixed Up… Hot Buttons

10 January 2016, All Mixed Up… Who Are We?

3 January 2016, All Mixed Up… Where Is God?

20 December 2015, I Am… Love

13 December 2015, I Am… Joy

6 December 2015, I Am… Hope

29 November 2015, I Am… Peace

15 November 2015, Building a Stronger Faith: Stay in the Game

8 November 2015, Building a Stronger Faith: Whole Heart

1 November 2015, Building a Stronger Faith: Biggest Muscle

25 October 2015, Building a Stronger Faith: Spotter Ready

18 October 2015, Building a Stronger Faith: Strongest Muscle

11 October 2015, Building a Stronger Faith: Get Off the Couch, follow with this story by Dan Savage

4 October 2015, Building a Stronger Faith: Tendons & Ligaments

20 September 2015, The Whole Holy Life: Golden Years

13 September 2015, The Whole Holy Life: Marriage & Relationships

6 September 2015, The Whole Holy Life: Growing Up

30 August 2015, The Whole Holy Life: Birth & Baptism

23 August 2015, The Whole Holy Life: Every Day

16 August 2015, Another Century

2 August 2015, Words of Prayer: Sorry

26 July 2015, Words of Prayer: Thanks

19 July 2015, Words of Prayer: Action

12 July 2015, Words of Prayer: Wow

5 July 2015, Words of Prayer: Help

28 June 2015, Life Well Lived: Heaven? Hell? Hope!

21 June 2015, Life Well Lived: Forgiveness and Reconciliation

14 June 1015, Life Well Lived: Dust to Dust

7 June 2015, Life Well Lived: Grief & Celebration

17 May 2015, How Does Your Garden Grow? Cucumbers

10 May 2015, How Does Your Garden Grow? Lilies

3 May 2015, How Does Your Garden Grow? Grapes & Wheat

26 Apr 2015, How Does Your Garden Grow? Radishes

19 Apr 2015, How Does Your Garden Grow? Soil

5 Apr 2015, God is Risen Indeed

29 Mar 2015, God is Riding a Donkey

22 Mar 2015, God is With People in Need

15 Mar 2015, God is Coming Down the Desert

8 Mar 2015, God is in the Desert

1 Mar 2015, God is Everywhere (Especially Here)

15 Feb 2015, It’s Kinda Like… Good News

8 Feb 2015, It’s Kinda Like… Rubbish

1 Feb 2015, It’s Kinda Like… Shepherd

25 Jan 2015, Ruth: God’s Economy

18 Jan 2015, Ruth: We Are Ruth

11 Jan 2015, Ruth: Bitter/Sweet

4 Jan 2015, Fresh Starts

28 Dec 2014, Not a Bad Way to Start, (Guest Preacher, Wes Stiefer)

24 Dec 2014, Be a Candle: Light

21 Dec 2014, Be a Candle: Hope

14 Dec 2014, Be a Candle: Peace

7 Dec 2014, Be a Candle: Love

30 Nov 2014, Be a Candle: Joy

16 Nov 2014, Prayer for Action

9 Nov 2014, Prayer for Trust

2 Nov 2014, Prayer for Openness

26 Oct 2014, Prayer for Peace

12 Oct 2014, Cheers: Basement

5 Oct 2014, Cheers: Your Name

28 Sept 2014, Cheers: Wisdom

14 Sept 2014, Persecution: Nun

7 Sept 2014, Model of Service: Nuns

31 August 2014, Religious Affiliation: None

24 August 2014, Open — Church Anniversary

10 August 2014, What About… The Point of It All?

3 August 2014, What About… Mumbo Jumbo?

27 July 2014, What About… What To Do?

13 July 2014, What About… Why We’re All Here?

6 July 2014, What About… Why It Hurts?

29 June 2014, What About… What About?

15 June 2014, Real Stuff — Reconciled

8 June 2014, Real Stuff — Kingdom

1 June 2014, Real Stuff — Wholeness

25 May 2014, Real Stuff — Redemption

18 May 2014, Real Stuff — Abundance

27 April 2014, Conversations with Jesus — Remind

20 April 2014, Conversations with Jesus — Restore

13 April 2014, Conversations with Jesus — Reflect (Also, you might want to start with this Call to Worship and be ready to end with this story and song.)

6 Apr 2014, Conversations with Jesus — Reawaken

30 Mar 2014, Conversations with Jesus — Reveal

23 Mar 2014, Conversations with Jesus — Reconcile

16 Mar 2014, Conversations with Jesus — Refill

9 Mar 2014, Conversations with Jesus — Reorient

23 Feb 2014, The Good News of Being Presbyterian — Reformed & Reforming

16 Feb 2014, The Good News of Being Presbyterian — Frozen Chosen

9 Feb 2014, The Good News of Being Presbyterian — Predestination

2 Feb 2014, The Good News of Being Presbyterian — Total Depravity

26 Jan 2014, Churchy Symbols — Fish

19 Jan 2014, Churchy Symbols — Lamb

12 Jan 2014, Churchy Symbols — Water

5 Jan 2014, Churchy Symbols — Light

22 Dec 2013, Advent/ure — Signs of Love

15 Dec 2013, Advent/ure — Overlooks

8 Dec 2013, Advent/ure — Teamwork

1 Dec 2013, Advent/ure — Be Prepared

17 Nov 2013, Actually, It Might Be About Money

10 Nov 2013, It’s About Justice (not $)

3 Nov 2013, It’s About Seeking the Lost (not $)

27 Oct 2013, It’s Not About You (or your $)

20 Oct 2013, It’s About Coming Back

13 Oct 2013, It’s About Being Aware

6 Oct 2013, Dare to Hope

22 Sept 2013, Open Minds

15 Sept 2013, Open Skies

8 Sept 2013, Open Doors

1 Sept 2013, Open Arms

25 Aug 2013, Open Hearts

18 Aug 2013, Insert Your Awakened Soul Here