2017 Sermons

Here are each week’s sermons from Bar Harbor Congregational Church. We hope you will make use of these on weeks you can’t attend on Sunday. Unless otherwise noted, all sermons are by Rev. Rob Benson.

You can still listen to the 2015 and the 2016 sermons.

October

Date Scripture Sermon
October 15 Isaiah 25: 1-9
Matthew 22: 1-14
A Heavenly Feast
October 8 Exodus 20: 1-20
Matthew 21: 33-46
Do or Do Not
October 1 Exodus 17: 1-7
Philipians 2: 1-13
Even Better
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September

Date Scripture Sermon
September 24 Jonah 3:10 – 4:11
Philippians 1: 21-30
Matthew 20: 1-16
Why Bother?
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September 17 Romans 14: 1-12
Matthew 18:21-35
It’s Not All About You
September 10 Romans 8: 18-28 What is God Doing?
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September 3 Romans 12: 9-18, 21
Matthew 16: 21-28
Hard Choices

August

Date Scripture Sermon
August 27 Isaiah 51: 1-6
Romans 12: 1-8
Matthew 16:13-20
Who Do You Say That I Am?
August 20 Genesis 45: 1-15
Ephesians 4: 31-32
A Way Out of No Way
Cristy Benson
August 13 Matthew 14: 22-33 Walking on Water
August 6 Genesis 32: 22-31
Romans 9: 1-5
WWF
Rev. Kenneth Brookes

July

Date Scripture Sermon
July 30 Romans 8: 26-39
Matthew 13: 44-46
If We Had Known
Rev. C. Scott Planting
Pres. Maine Seacoast Mission
July 16 Isaiah 55: 10-23
Matthew 13: 1-23
Amending the Soil
July 9 Leviticus 19 18, 33-34
Luke 10 29-37
Chi piangerĂ  per questions morti?
Joan Carey
July 2 Genesis 22: 1-14
Matthew 10: 40-42
Isaac and Ishmael

June

Date Scripture Sermon
June 25 Genesis 21: 8-21
Matthew 10: 24-39
Finding Life
June 18 Genesis 18: 1-14
Matthew 9: 35 – 10: 23
Didn’t Our Hearts Burn Within Us?
Members of the Organizational Study Group
June 11 Genesis 1: 1 – 2:4a Wonder and Awe
June 4 Numbers 11: 24-30
Acts 2: 1-21
A Sermon in Your Back Pocket

May

Date Scripture Sermon
May 28 1 Peter 4: 12-14, 5: 6-11
John 17: 1-26
Where’s the Line?
May 7 Acts 2: 24-47
John 10: 1-18
Of Fences and Gates

April

Date Scripture Sermon
April 30 Acts 2: 14a, 36-41
Luke 24: 13-35
Hearts That Burn
April 23 Acts 2: 14a, 22-35
John 20: 19-31
Asking the Right Question
Rev. Vesta Kowalski
April 16, Easter Jeremiah 31: 1-6
Matthew 28: 1-20
Love. Never. Ends.
April 9, Palm Sunday Matthew 21: 1-11
Matthew 26:14 – 27:31
Hoshia-na!

March

Date Scripture Sermon
March 12 John 3: 1-14 How do you know?
March 5 Matthew 3: 13-17, 4: 1-11 Into the wild

February

Date Scripture Sermon
February 19 Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18
Matthew 5: 38-48
You Have Heard it Said
February 12 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31, 13: 1-13 Yadda Yadda Yadda
February 5 Matthew 5: 13-20
1 Corinthians 8: 1-13, 10: 23-31
Eating Well

January

Date Scripture Sermon
January 29 Matthew 5: 1-12
Micah 6: 1-8
Circles of Faith
January 22 1 Corinthians 1: 10-18
Matthew 4: 12-23
Crisis in Corinth!
January 15 Isaiah 49: 1-7
1 Corinthians 1: 1-9
John 1: 29-42
Confirmation Bias
January 8 Isaiah 42: 1-9
Matthew 3: 13-17
Contagious Faith
January 1 Revelation 21: 1-6a
Matthew 2: 1-23
Here We Go Again