Sermon Archive

Sermons are added to this page on Tuesdays. We provide the audio, video, and transcript for most sermons, as well as the bulletin. If you are looking for an older sermon that is not available on this page, please email communications@firstpres-charlotte.org

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Did God Make Us Good?
Pen Peery
| February 20, 2022
This week's sermon is the third in our series called "Questions of Faith" and answers the question "Did God make us good?" The question arises from some of our members who have been studying Fr. Richard Rohr and Fr. Gregory Boyle - both of whom are Roman Catholic priests. What our members noticed is that there is a difference between the Catholic's view of humanity and what the Presbyterian church has taught. To get at this week's question, the sermon focused on the first story of creation in Genesis 1:26-2:3.

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Does God Hear Me When I Pray?
Robert Galloway
| February 6, 2022
This week begins the three week sermon series "Questions of Faith." The children of the church asked, "Does God hear me when I pray?" This question has been asked many times and in many ways since God reached out to God's people for the first time. The answer to our question is "Yes." Scripture confirms this answer even when we are in doubt and struggling to grow and understand our faith. We will also think about the way the question was asked and what that reveals about us as humans and our relationship to God. This sermon was preached by Rev. Robert Galloway on February 6, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte.

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Beyond Self-Control
Pen Peery
| January 30, 2022
This sermon was preached by Rev. Pen Peery on January 30, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte.

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Replenishment
Anna Dickson
| January 23, 2022
We are living through a time where we are all feeling a little depleted. This sermon reminds listeners of the source of our replenishment and call to joy.

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Come and See
Pen Peery
| January 9, 2022
This sermon was preached by Rev. Pen Peery on January 9, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte.

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Just Hold the Baby
Pen Peery
| December 24, 2021
This sermon was preached by Rev. Pen Peery on December 24, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte.

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For Whom Do We Belong
Guest Speaker
| November 7, 2021
This sermon was preached by guest preacher Rev. Mary Katherine Robinson on November 7, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte.

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Staying the Scene
Anna Dickson
| October 31, 2021
In this sermon, Rev. Anna Dickson lifts up the story of Ruth's commitment to her mother-in-law Naomi and invites us to consider how we are connected by the story of God's faithfulness to us, as well as our call to commit to serving each other, especially in the more challenging "scenes" in our lives.

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