We welcome you to experience virtual worship and recent sermons by our pastor, the Reverend Leah Lyman Waldron.

July 25, 2021: “All is Vanity” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only) N.B. The virtual worship recordings (both audio and video) are missing the prelude and a bit of Leah’s Welcome message. The complete audio recording of the service can be found here, but there is no complete video recording.
July 18, 2021: “Persistence in Prayer” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)
July 11, 2021: “A First-Person Portrait of the Apostle John” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only) (Guest Preacher: Rev. Rand Peabody)
July 4, 2021: Hymn sing (no sermon) (virtual worship: video or audio only)

June 27, 2021: “Shake Off the Dust” (sermon audio) (N.B. The service was held in the PACC Sanctuary. Technical problems prevented live streaming to Zoom/Facebook. There is also no video of the service, but the audio  recording of the service is available by clicking here)
June 20, 2021: “Eyes on Me” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)
June 13, 2021: “Reflections: God’s Light in Our Midst” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)
June 6, 2021: “Return and Declare” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)

May 30, 2021: “It’s All About Relationship” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)
May 23, 2021: “The Power of Being Known” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)
May 16, 2021: “Unity in Diversity” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)
May 9, 2021: “Hold Fast” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)
May 2, 2021: “Not an afterthought” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)

April 25, 2021: “From Rejection to Rejoicing”  (sermon audio) ( virtual worship: video or audio only)
April 18, 2021: “The Courage to Call Out”  (sermon audio) ( virtual worship: video or audio only)
April 11, 2021: “While They Were Walking” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only)
April 4, 2021 (Easter Sunday): “Remember How He Told You?” (sermon audio) (virtual worship: video or audio only  – N.B. because of a technical problem, there is silence for about 6 minutes between  approximately 00:47:00 and 00:53:40 in both the video and audio versions of the virtual service; you might want to skip quickly through the gap.)
April 2, 2021 (Good Friday): no sermon (virtual worship: video or audio only)
April 1, 2021 (Maundy Thursday): no sermon (virtual worhip: video or audio only)

March 28, 2021 (Palm Sunday): “Disrupted Expectations” (audio) (virtual worship)
March 21, 2021: “Lunch with Jesus” (audio) (virtual worship)
March 14, 2021: “Convinced by a Ghost” (audio) (virtual worship)
March 7, 2021: “Lost and Found” (audio) (virtual worship)

February 28, 2021: “Repent or Perish” (audio) (virtual worship)
February 21, 2021: “Strange Neighbors” (audio) (virtual worship)
February 14, 2021: “Coming Down the Mountain” (audio) (virtual worship)
February 7, 2021: “Only Speak the Word” (audio) (virtual worship)

January 31, 2021: “Rethinking the Rules” (audio) (virtual worship)
January 24, 2021: “Never the Same” (audio) (virtual worship)
January 17, 2021: “Temptation and Trial” (audio) (virtual worship)
January 10, 2021: “Is Not This the Carpenter?” (audio) (virtual worship)
(Guest Preacher: Rev. John Zehring)
January 3, 2021: “At Home with God” (audio) (virtual worship)

December 27, 2020: Lessons and Carols (no sermon) (virtual worship)

December 24, 2020: Christmas Eve Service (10pm) – Reflection: “Be Not Afraid” (audio) (virtual worship)
December 24, 2020: Christmas Eve Service (4pm) (virtual worship)

December 20, 2020: “Making Room for Love” (audio) (virtual worship)
December 13, 2020: Children’s Pageant (no sermon) (virtual worship)
December 6, 2020: “Comforted – or Comfortable?” (audio) (virtual worship)

November 29, 2020: “Waiting and Watching” (audio) (virtual worship)
November 22, 2020: Written on the Heart (audio) (virtual worship)
November 15, 2020: “We’re Not Worthy” (audio) (virtual worship)
November 8, 2020: The Reluctant Prophet (audio) (virtual worship) (text)
November 1, 2020: Help from Unlikely Places (audio) (virtual worship)

October 25, 2020: When God Says “No” (audio) (virtual worship)
October 18, 2020: A God Who Remembers Our Pain (audio) (virtual worship)
October 11, 2020: Modern-day Idols (audio) (virtual worship)
October 4, 2020:  A God Who Frees (audio) (virtual worship)

September 27, 2020: What Kept Joseph Going (audio) (virtual worship)
September 20, 2020: Covenant (audio) (virtual worship)
September 13, 2020: Raising Our Ebenezers (audio) (virtual worship)
September 6, 2020: No sermon – Scripture Readings and Hymn Sing (audio) (virtual worship)

August 30, 2020: Standing on Holy Ground (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
August 23, 2020: Changing Our Hearts (sermon audio) (virtual worship)

August 16, 2020: A Garden out of Grief: Making Meaning from Our Losses (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
August 9, 2020: Stages of Grief: The Paradoxical Freedom of Acceptance (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
August 2, 2020: Stages of Grief: The Hidden Consolation of Depression (sermon audio) (virtual worship)

July 26, 2020: Stages of Grief: The Temptation – and Invitation – of Bargaining (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
July 19, 2020: Stages of Grief: The Gift and Challenge of Anger (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
July 12, 2020: Stages of Grief: The Comfort and Challenge of Denial (sermon audio) (virtual worship)

July 5, 2020: A Foreign Freedom (sermon audio) (virtual worship)

June 28, 2020: Seven Great Substitutions (sermon audio) (virtual worship)  (Guest preacher: Rev. John Zehring)
June 21, 2020: Losing Our Lives (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
June 14, 2020: Youth Sunday (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
June 7, 2020: Using Our Voices (sermon audio) (virtual worship)

May 31, 2020: A Conversation with The Holy Spirit (sermon audio) (virtual worship
May 24, 2020: One at Heart (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
May 17, 2020: “I will not leave you orphaned” (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
May 10, 2020: “Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled” (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
May 3, 2020: Not Today, Satan (sermon audio) (virtual worship)

April 26, 2020: Their Eyes Were Opened (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
April 19,2020: Unbelievable (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
April 12,2020: While It Was Still Dark (sermon audio) (virtual worship)
April 10, 2020: Good Friday (virtual worship)
April 9, 2020: Maundy Thursday (virtual worship)
April 5, 2020: Palm Sunday (virtual worship)

March 29, 2020: A Future with Hope (audio) (virtual worship)
March 22, 2020: Keep Serving  the Peanuts (audio) (virtual worship)
March 15, 2020: TBD (audio) (virtual worship)
March 8, 2020: Good Grief (audio)
March 1, 2020: Living Well in the Face of Doom (audio – read by Mike Rich)

February 23, 2020: Do Not Be Afraid (audio)
February 16, 2020: Spiritual Evolution (audio)
February 9, 2020: Salt and Light (audio)
February 2, 2020: Blessed (audio)

January 26, 2020: What are you looking for? (audio)
January 19, 2020: Mending our nets (audio)
January 12, 2020: Baptized and Beloved (audio)
January 5, 2020: Child of God; Children of God (Guest Preacher: Matthew Works) (audio)

December 29, 2019: Service of Lessons and Carols (no sermon)
December 24, 2019: God’s Love Made Human (audio)
December 22, 2019: The Strange Look of Love (audio)
December 15, 2019: Children’s Pageant (no sermon)
December 8, 2019: Pursuing Peace (audio)
December 1, 2019: Having Hope (audio)

November 24, 2019: Already and Not Yet (audio)
November 17, 2019: Delight in Giving (audio)
November 10, 2019: The God of the Living (audio)
November 3, 2019 (All Saints/Memorial Sunday): The Gospel According to Mister Rogers (audio)

A Peculiar People sermon series
October 27, 2019: Choosing Self-Gift over Self-Preservation (audio)
October 20, 2019: Choosing Justice over Fairness (audio)
October 13, 2019: Choosing Questions over Answers (audio)
October 6, 2019: Choosing Service over Power (audio)
September 29, 2019: Choosing Less over More (audio)
September 22, 2019:  Choosing Peace over Worry (audio)
September 15, 2019: Choosing the Lost over the Found (audio)
September 8, 2019: Choosing Weakness over Strength (audio)

September 1, 2019: “Instant” sermon – Pastor Leah answered questions asked during worship (audio only)

August 25, 2019: Daughters of Abraham (audio)
August 18, 2019: When Division Is a Good Thing (audio)
August 11, 2019: Bearing Good Fruit  (audio)
August 4, 2019: Rich Towards God (audio)

July 28, 2019: Teach Us to Pray (audio)
July 21, 2019: The Better Part (audio)
July 14, 2019: We Are Not the Samaritan (adapted from an essay by Joe Terrell) (audio)
July 7, 2019: Simply Healed (audio)

June 30, 2019: All In (audio)
June 23, 2019: Fearing God (audio)
June 16, 2019: Trinity Sunday: God Beyond Us, Among Us, Within Us (audio)
June 9, 2019: Youth Sunday/Pentecost: Come Holy Spirit! (audio only)
June 2, 2019: A Surprising Liberation (audio)

May 26, 2019: Spiritual Paralysis (audio)
May 19, 2019: Known by Love (audio)
May 12, 2019: Following the Shepherd (audio)
May 5, 2019: Breakfast with Jesus (audio)

April 28, 2019: From Fear to Peace (audio)
April 21, 2019: Easter – An Idle Tale (audio)
April 19, 2019: Good Friday – Reflection on the Fourth of Jesus’ Last Words
April 14, 2019: Palm Sunday – Intro to a Dramatic Reading of Scripture
April 7, 2019: Learning God’s Love: The Discomfort of Extravagant Love (audio)

March 31, 2019: Learning God’s Love: The Foolishness of God’s Love (audio)
March 24, 2019: Learning God’s Love: Fasting – or Feasting? (audio)
March 17, 2019: Learning God’s Love: No Matter What (audio)

Pastor Leah was on maternity leave from mid-December through mid-March.

December 2, 2018: Wait, and Watch, and Work (audio)

November 25, 2018: A Ruler of a Different Kind (audio)
November 18, 2018: Birth Pangs (audio)
November 11, 2018: Giving All (audio)
November 4, 2018: What Comes Next (audio)

October 28, 2018: “What Do You Want Me to Do for You?” (audio)
October 21, 2018: Putting on the Armor of God: The Journey of Cornelius, Jesus’ First Gentile Follower by guest preacher Renee Manning (audio)

The Challenging Invitations of Jesus Sermon Series
October 14, 2018: Not Without Riches (audio)
October 7, 2018: Broken Covenants (audio)
September 30, 2018: Not Against Us But For Us (audio)
September 23, 2018: Last of All (audio)
September 16, 2018: Losing Your Life to Save It (audio)

September 9, 2018: The Blessings of Community (audio)
September 2, 2018: Ora et Labora (audio)

August 26, 2018: ‘Lord, to Whom Can We Go?’ (audio)
August 19, 2018: Discerning God’s Will
August 12, 2018: Eating Jesus? (audio)
August 5, 2018: Trusting Jesus: the Work of a Lifetime (audio)

July 29, 2018: Everyday Miracles (audio)
July 22, 2018: Sabbath Rest (audio)
July 15, 2018: Perplexed, Yet Intrigued (audio)
July 8, 2018: No Extra Equipment (audio)
July 1, 2018: Church-colored Glasses (audio)

June 24, 2018: God’s Grace and the Human Heart by guest preacher Denson Staples (audio)
June 17, 2018: Trees of Life by guest preacher Katie Omberg (audio)
June 10, 2018: Youth Sunday Meditation by PACC’s youth and children- Making a Difference (audio)
June 3, 2018: Made for Music (audio)

May 27, 2018: The Mystery of the Trinity (audio)
May 20, 2018: From Dry Bones to New Wine: A Life-Giving Vision (audio)
May 13, 2018: Hearts Overlapping (audio)
May 6, 2018: Astounded in the Spirit (audio)

April 29, 2018: No Longer Servants but Friends (audio)
April 22, 2018: Savoring the Presence of Jesus (audio)
April 15, 2018: Hope in Hindsight (audio)
April 8, 2018: The Gift of Doubt (audio)
April 1, 2018, Easter: Expecting Resurrection (audio)

March 25, 2018, Palm Sunday: Upside Down Week (audio)

“Finding Our Why” sermon series
March 18, 2018: Finding Our Why: Something Bigger Than Ourselves (audio)
March 11, 2018: Finding Our Why: Something Foolish (audio)
March 4, 2018: Finding Our Why: Something Worth Sharing (audio)
February 25, 2018: Finding Our Why: Finding Your Why (audio)
February 18, 2018: Finding Our Why: Why Matters (audio)

February 11, 2018: “Listen to Him!” (audio)
February 4, 2018: Haven’t You Heard? (audio)

January 28, 2018: Discernment or Dogma? (audio)
January 21, 2018: Called as We Are (audio)
January 14, 2018: Speak; I’m Listening
January 7, 2018: Seeking, Offering, Subverting (audio)


December 24, 2017: Pondering and Praising (audio)
December 17, 2017: Rejoice! (audio)
December 3, 2017: Pay Attention! (audio)

November 26, 2017: Sheep and Goats (audio)
November 19, 2017: When the Lights Go Out (audio)
November 12, 2017: The Hand of a Woman (audio)
November 5, 2017: Ordinary Saints (audio)

“Spiritual Practices” sermon series
October 29, 2017: Spiritual Practices: The Courage to Change (audio)
October 22, 2017: Spiritual Practices: Forgiveness (audio)
October 15, 2017: Spiritual Practices: Compassion (audio)
October 8, 2017: Spiritual Practices: Generosity (audio)
October 1, 2017: Spiritual Practices: Gratitude (audio)
September 24, 2017: Spiritual Practices: Listening (audio)
September 17, 2017: Spiritual Practices: Trust (audio)

September 10, 2017: This is the Church (audio)

August 27, 2017: Ministry Matters (audio)