Looking Forward With God

January 10, 2021 – This message encourages us to step courageously and creatively into a new year as a community of Jesus’ followers, trusting in God.

Scripture: Proverbs 23:18; 24:13–14

Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
Looking Forward With God
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What Makes Them Wise?

January 3, 2021 – This sermon explores the meaning of wisdom, how it was lived out in the Magi, and how it might be embodied by us.

Scripture: Matthew 2:1–12

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
What Makes Them Wise?
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Getting to Yes

December 20, 2020 – This sermon is about the difficult “Yes” of Mary and calls us to reflect on who the Gabriels and Elizabeths have been in our journey. 

Scripture: Luke 1:26–45

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
Getting to Yes
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God’s Dream

December 13, 2020 – This sermon is about JOSEPH who let the dream he was given shape his life… trusting a VOICE larger than fear and a GOD who would be WITH him.

Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
God's Dream
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Wild Hope

December 6, 2020 – Who is this voice shouting in the wilderness? How is this a message of hope? Where will God surprise us? In this message, we look at the ministry of John the Baptist.

Scripture: Isaiah 40:1–11; Mark 1:1–8

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
Wild Hope
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Hope Across the Hills

November 29, 2020

Scripture: Isaiah 2:1-5

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
Hope Across the Hills
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Our Voices Together

November 22, 2020 – Bradley Kauffman, the general editor and project manager of the new hymnal Voices Together, joins us to share new songs, heart songs, and more about what has gone into the making of this new worship and song collection and how it may serve to guide our worship in the present and into the future.

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
Our Voices Together
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Choose Thanks

November 15, 2020 – In challenging times like the COVID epidemic, how can we nurture a grateful heart?

Scripture: Philippians 4:1–8

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
Choose Thanks
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Fresh Words from God

Poetry as Spiritual Practice

November 8, 2020 – Four poets from our congregation share deep reflection, the art of listening, noticing, and the gift of poetic language from their hearts and hands.

Scripture: John 1:1–5, 14

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
Fresh Words from God
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A Heavenly Banquet

November 1, 2020

Scripture: Isaiah 25:6-9

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
A Heavenly Banquet
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