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Geneva Presbyterian Church

24301 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92637

info@genevapres.org  / Tel: 949-837-2323

Church Office Hours:  

Mon-Thurs 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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2017 Sermon Series: Peace  

(March 1 - May 28)

Mar 01, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title:  “The Finitude and Frailty of Being Human”

Texts:  Isaiah 58:1-12; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Theme:  Sin is not a surface wound. It is like a cancer that eats at the core of being human.

Mar 05, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title:  “Forgiveness is Central to the Gospel”

Texts:  Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; *Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; and Matthew 4:1-11

Theme:  Always remember the context of your need for penitence.

Mar 12, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title:  “To Whom Do We Look for Assistance?”

Texts:  Genesis 12:1-4a; *Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; and John 3:1-17

Theme:  God calls us to leave one place and journey to another.

Mar 19, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “To Worship God in Spirit and in Truth”

Texts: Exodus 17:1-7; *Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-11; and John 4:5-42

Theme: Singing, thanking, praising, being exuberant, and bowing down before God.

Mar 26, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “Peace Unlocks Provision, Abundance, and Restoration”

Texts: 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; and John 9:1-41

Theme: Peace is confidence producing.

Apr 02, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “God is Eternal”

Texts: Ezekiel 37:1-14; *Psalm 130; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45

Theme: Often, when trouble is at its worst, we cannot name it, but we can cry out!

Apr 09, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “Confide in God”

Texts: Isaiah 50:4-9a;  Psalm 31:9-16;  Philippians 2:5-11; and Matthew 27:11-54

Theme: God's face will shine upon the believer.

Apr 16, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “We Are Justified and Saved as Individuals in a Community"”

Texts: Jeremiah 31:1-6;  Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24;  Colossians 3:1-4; and John 20:1-18

Theme: Each day is a day that God has made for us.

Apr 23, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “Peace Comes Through the Presence of the Resurrected Jesus"

Texts: Acts 2:14a, 22-32;  Psalm 16;  1 Peter 1:3-9; and John 20:19-31

Theme: The mind searches for order in life.  We cannot accomplish such an endeavor.  But, the Spirit can.

Apr 30, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “Faith Does Not Require Proof"

Texts:  Acts 2:14a, 36-41;  Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19;  1 Peter 1:17-23; and Luke 24: 13-35

Theme: By Word and Sacrament, we see the peace of God revealed.

May 07, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “What Does Salvation Look Like?”

Texts: Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; and John10:1-10

Theme: Jesus is the gate to humanity’s theological wanderings.

May 14, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “Jesus Goes Before Us”

Texts: Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; and *John 14:1-14

Theme: Like a mother, there is One who always has our best interests in mind.

May 21, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “If You Love Jesus”

Texts: Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; and *John 14:15-21

Theme: The Holy Spirit is Jesus’ Advocate and when we’re loving Jesus we know that.

May 28, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

Sermon Title: “Glory Known in the Context of Crucifixion”

Texts: Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35; 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11; and *John 17:1-11

Theme: We are one with God and become one with one another.

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Weekly Worship Services
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Sundays, 9 AM in Simpson Hall

Sundays, 10:30 AM in the Sanctuary

First Sunday of the Month, 4 PM in the Sanctuary

Sundays, 10 AM in the Chapel

Sundays, 3 PM in the Chapel

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