Trinity Church Sermons
Welcome to weekly sermons from Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCUSA), Arlington VA. Visit us on the web at www.trinityarlington.org!
info_outline TPC Sermons 2019-09-08: God's Good Creation 09/10/2019
TPC Sermons 2019-09-08: God's Good Creation Pastor Judith introduces the theme of the year "Creation," with a preview of the thought provoking questions about creation that she will be addressing. The scripture reading is from Genesis 1:1-2:2.
info_outline TPC Sermons 2019-09-01: We Belong to One Another 09/03/2019
TPC Sermons 2019-09-01: We Belong to One Another Pastor Judith Fulp-Eickstaedt preaches on the text from Luke 14:1. 7-14 and relates modern day challenges of concert and cafeteria seating to the Jesus parable of taking the humblest seat and inviting those that we expect nothing from rather than expecting a reciprocal invitation.
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-08-18: Resembling God and Taking Domain 08/28/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-08-18: Resembling God and Taking Domain Pastor Emeritus Rev. Jim Atwood preaches on Genesis 1: 27-31 and how people have misused the theological doctrine of being born in the image of God and how instead it can be interpreted to use it for love, justice, compassion of God.
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-08-11: Give Them Something to Eat 08/13/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-08-11: Give Them Something to Eat Guest speak Rev. Nancy Neal, from Bread for the World, preaches on the text from Luke 9:10-17 Jesus feeding the 5000. She challenges us to consider how God is with us to make transformative changes in the world today. There is a short music transition between segments.
info_outline TPC Sermon 20190804: What Is Your Desire? 08/07/2019
TPC Sermon 20190804: What Is Your Desire? Guest speaker Elder Le Quan Turner examines the parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21) in light of the current environment and asks what is your desire. Does it put you or God first? There is a short music interlude between sections.
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-0707 Let Justice Roll 07/10/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-0707 Let Justice Roll Guest preacher, Rev. Nancy Neal, preaches on Amos 5:23-24, letting justice roll down like waters. Nancy is the director of church relations at Bread for the World and has been a leader in the organization's efforts toward racial equality.
info_outline TPC Sermons 2019-06-30 How To Lose A Ship in 15 Days 07/02/2019
TPC Sermons 2019-06-30 How To Lose A Ship in 15 Days Pastor Judith concludes her Acts sermons series with Acts 27:13-44 on the shipwreck with Paul and how it speaks to not being afraid of change or discernment for God has been this way before.
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-06-23: Liberating Love and Narrow Escapes 06/26/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-06-23: Liberating Love and Narrow Escapes Judith preaches about Paul and Silas from Acts 16:16-34 and explores spiritual freedom--a liberation of the soul that frees us from these sorts of things that hold our hearts and minds in bondage, a freedom that allows us to live more fully into who have been created and redeemed to be as followers of Jesus, a soul freedom that can be present even in those who do not enjoy political liberty and may even be quite literally enslaved or imprisoned.
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-06-02: Acts:Community of Love and Sharing 06/04/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-06-02: Acts:Community of Love and Sharing On the Sunday of confirmation and gradate recognition, Judith preaches on the blessing, sending, invitation, and promise of Jesus kind of prayer found in Acts 2:42-47. Due to a full service with communion and confirmation, this podcast sermon is an excerpt. To read her full sermon, please go to the website www.trinityarlington.org/recentsermons
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-05-19 Chosen Instrument: Paul 05/21/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-05-19 Chosen Instrument: Paul Judith preaches about both sides of Saul's conversion to Paul. "People can do great harm, sometimes when they are trying to do good, which means we have to check our own responses when someone disagrees with us." Scripture reading: Acts 9:1-20 including a dramatic reading.
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-05-12: Signs and Wonders 05/14/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-05-12: Signs and Wonders On Mother's Day, Pastor Judith preached on the story of Peter and Tabitha and prayer. That the "power of God is not just a Jesus thing. The power of God is alive and at work in the world all the time, always has been and always will be."
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-04-28: God and Human Authority 04/30/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-04-28: God and Human Authority Scriptures (Acts 5:27-32; Acts 7:54-8:3) and Judith's sermon which explores the Biblical message and historical reality, both good and bad, of people following human authority over God's authority.
info_outline Trinity's Mental Health and Wellness Team 04/19/2019
Trinity's Mental Health and Wellness Team Depression is surprisingly common. Many of us wonder if it something we have, or have had. Are there different degrees of depression? Are there different ways to treat it? In this forty minute presentation, Dan Campbell and Rich Long discus what depression is and the options for treating it. They talk about what has changed in treatment and how medication, therapy, and lifestyle can work together to reduce the impact of this disease. Additionally, they give information on what to do if you or someone you know is considering suicide.
info_outline TPC Sermons 2019-04-14: Why 04/17/2019
TPC Sermons 2019-04-14: Why A special worship service invites us to enter into the story of Holy Week through a series of story-tellers about the Passion of Christ. Judith's sermon then explores the question of "Why" of Christ's crucifixion. The liturgy is in storytelling format, but is based on Luke.
info_outline TPC Sermons 2019-03-31: The Beloved Community:Community of Witness 04/03/2019
TPC Sermons 2019-03-31: The Beloved Community:Community of Witness Scriptures (2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-32) and sermon from Judith Fulp-Eickstaedt
info_outline TPC Sermon 2019-03-27: Blessed Community: Community of Love 03/27/2019
TPC Sermon 2019-03-27: Blessed Community: Community of Love Judith relates the poetry of the prophet Isaiah (55: 1-2, 6-13) to the longing for meaning in our lives. The music clips are from choir's presentation of the Nidaros Jazz Mass.