Sermons

Listen to or read selected sermons delivered at St. Christopher:

All sermons Copyright 2017/2016/2015, the Reverend Melissa E. Remington, Charleston W.Va., unless otherwise indicated.

Pastor Melissa at podium Aug 30 1

Hate Evil with Good, September 3, 2017
Based on the readings of Romans: 12: 9-21; Matthew 16: 21-28

Home Is Where The Heart Is, May 14, 2017
Based on the readings of Acts: 7:55-60; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14

Doubting Thomas, April 23, 2017

Share your Faith, January 15, 2017

The Baptism of our Lord, January 8, 2017

Return God’s gift to God and others, December 24, 2016
Based on the readings: Isaiah: 9: 2-7; Titus 2: 11-14; Luke 2: 2-14

Advent IV, God is with us, December 18, 2016
Based on the readings: Isaiah 7: 10-16; Romans 1: 1-7; Matthew 1: 18-25

Advent III, The Joy of Connection, December 11, 2016
Based on the readings: Isaiah 35: 1-10; James 5: 7-10; Matthew 11: 2-11

Advent II The Grinch repents, December 4, 2016
Based on the readings: Isaiah 11:1-10, Romans 15: 4-13, Matthew 3: 1-12.

Much obliged for spiritual wealth, November 23, 2016 (audio file)

Let Christ reign your life, November 20, 2016 (audio file)

Get out of your comfort zone, November 13, 2016 (audio file)
The Rt. Reverend Mark Van Koevering

Pleasing to whom?, September 25, 2016 (audio file)

Prudent or cheating or both?, September 18, 2016 (audio file)

Lost and Found, September 11, 2016 (audio file)

More to it than that, August 28, 2016 (audio file)

Sabbath Time, August 21, 2016 (audio file)

The superpower of faith, August 14, 2016 (audio file)

How rich?, July 31, 2016 (audio file)

Pray to be God’s Kingdom, July 24, 2016 (audio file)

To be like Martha or be like Mary?, July 17, 2016 (audio file)

Our country grieves again, July 10, 2016, (audio file)

Freedom, July 3, 2016 (audio file) by the Rev. Gilbert H. Watkins
Father Gil Watkins

Enslaved or free?, June 26, 2016 (audio file)

Gone from my sight, Homily for Charlotte Coley, June 24, 2016 (audio file)

Engulfing hate with Christ’s love, June 19, 2016 (audio file)
Based on the readings of Isaiah 65: 1-9, Galatians 3: 23-29, and Luke 8: 26-39.

Day of Pentecost, God’s bigger language, May 15, 2016 (audio file)

Do you experience Spiritual Spring? March 20, 2016 (audio file)
Based on Luke 22:14-23: 56

Dilly dallying on road to God, February 28, 2016 (audio file)
Based on readings: Exodus 3: 1-15; 1 Corinthians 10: 1-13; Luke 13: 1-9

Are we willing to accept Gods love? February 21, 2016 (audio file)
Genesis 15: 1-12, 17-18; Philippians 3: 17-4:1; Luke 13: 31-35

Fasting and sacrifice for Lent, February 14, 2016 (audio file)
Copyright 2016, the Rev. Gil Watkins, Charleston WV

Transfiguration on the Mountaintop, February 7, 2016 (audio file)

Loch Ness MonstorThe Monster and God’s Love, January 31, 2016 (audio file)

Immerse and be a Crazy Christian, January 10, 2016 (audio file)

The Magi and the Christ Child, January 3, 2016 (audio file)

Believe and Receive, December 24, 2015 (audio file)

Advent IV – A Christian Walk on the Wild Side, December 20, 2015 (audio file)

Advent III People of Hope, December 13, 2015 (audio file)

Advent I – There is Always Hope, November 29, 2015 (audio file)

The Elewana Education Project, Rev. Zachary Drennan, November 22, 2015 (audio file)

Leave a Christ-like legacy, November 15, 2015 (audio file)
Based on readings from Daniel 12: 1-3; Hebrews 10:11-25; Mark 13:1-8.

Giving our time, talents and treasures, November 8, 2015 (audio file)
Based on readings from 1 Kings 17: 8-16, Hebrews 9: 24-28, Mark 12: 38-44
Copyright 2015, The Reverend Gil Watkins, Charleston WV

Who are the saints in our own lives? November 1, 2015 (audio file)
Based on readings from Isaiah 25:6-9, Revelation 21:1-6a, John 11: 32-44

Bridge builders for God, October 18, 2015 (audio file)
Based on readings from Isaiah 53:4-12, Hebrews 5:1-10 and Mark 10:35-45.

Being right or being in right relationship, October 4, 2015 (audio file)

Change the world sermon by Gil Watkins, September 27, 2015 by Reverend Gil Watkins (Word file)

Fear of greatness, September 20, 2015 (audio file)

Good or hurtful feathers, September 13, 2015 (Word file)

Hear the whole story, August 30, 2015 (audio file)

Who and what do you believe, August 23, 2015 (audio file)

Party with Jesus or folly, August 16, 2015 (audio file)

Anger or bread of life, August 9, 2015 (audio file)

Bread of life, August 2, 2015 (audio file)

Abundance in midst of scarcity, July 26, 2015 (audio file)

Good Shepherd Sunday, July 19, 2015 (audio file)

What will you change? July 12, 2015 (audio file)

“We Have the Power to Calm Our Storms,” commentary in the June 25, 2015, Charleston Daily Mail.