Past Sunday Messages
All Consuming Fire—Deuteronomy 4: 23-24
April 14, 2024

Luke Ferguson, the new Youth Director at Hopeland, preaches about God’s all-consuming fire. Luke explains that in Deuteronomy, Moses reminds the Israelites not to forget that God was the one to bring them out of slavery, that God was the one who brought them across the Red Sea, that God was the one to show […]

Christmas Eve Service – Luke 2:1-20
December 26, 2023

Pastor Paul preaches on Luke 2:1-20, explaining the profound impact that the birth of Jesus had on the known world in the first century. It was an event that left a faithful virgin in wonder, a band of wise men seeking, and a worldly king enraged and afraid of the prospect of a rival king. […]

Preparing the Way — Luke 3: 1-6
December 10, 2023

Pastor Paul discusses the history of the Bible and the events leading up to Jesus’ birth, giving us context to when and where this all takes place. John the Baptist points out that to prepare for Christ’s birth, we must first become more than just “children of Abraham” or “God’s people,” and instead act on […]

Be Ready – Luke 12:35-40
November 27, 2023

Mike Eppel preaches on how to be ready for the return of Christ. When the Messiah came two thousand years ago, He came to save us from our sins but when He returns it will be a time of judgement. Those who are prepared for Christ’s arrival have nothing to fear; the promise of eternal […]

Ascended – Luke 24
April 18, 2021

  Luke 24:36-53 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? Look at my hands and my […]

On the Road to Emmaus – Luke 24
April 11, 2021

  Luke 24:13-35 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them; but they were […]

Peering into the Manger – Christmas Eve – Luke 2:1-20
December 24, 2020

Luke 2 : 1 – 20 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. And […]

I Saw The Light – Luke 1; John 8
December 13, 2020

Hopeland United Methodist Church Sunday Sermons · I Saw The Light Luke 1 : 57 – 64; 76 – 79 & John 8 : 12 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and […]

Jesus with the Powerful
April 26, 2020

Hopeland United Methodist Church Sunday Sermons · Jesus with the Powerful (For reference, this message was delivered during Hopeland United Methodist’s drive-in church service during the coronavirus pandemic. This was done via FM radio at the Horst Auction Center on Durlach Road in Ephrata.  It was also cold and rainy.) In the last few days […]