Summer Preaching Series

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During the summer months of July and August, Marsh Chapel invites distinguished preachers from across the United States to our historic pulpit to contribute to our national voice. The sermons from past series and the preachers for the coming summer will be available here.

Podcast

More information about the podcast of the Summer Preacher Series is available on our podcast page.

National Summer Preacher Series

2016 A Lukan Horizon

Date

Title

July 3, 2016 Making Our Way Ritually
July 10, 2016 Revealing Compassion
July 17, 2016 Christmas and Easter in July
July 24, 2016 Other Sheep I Have
July 31, 2016 From Vanity to Beloved Community
August 7, 2016 Heart’s Treasure
August 14, 2015 Power by Example
August 21, 2015 A Lukan Horizon

2015 The Beloved Community

Date

Title

June 28, 2015 The Unimportance of being Earnest
July 5, 2015 Contra Ecclesia:  Beloved Communities
July 12, 2015 Intimations of a Beloved Community
July 19, 2015 The Beloved Community of a Wild and Crazy God!
July 26, 2015 The Beloved Community in a Wild and Crazy World!
August 2, 2015 Personal Faith and the Beloved Community
August 9, 2015 The Beloved Community
August 16, 2015 Breakfast on the Beach

2014 The Gospel and Emerging Adulthood

Date

Title

June 22, 2014 Wonder and Other Life Skills
June 29, 2014 My Neighbor
July 6, 2014 Dance, then
July 13, 2014 Be You
July 20, 2014 The Cost of Discipleship
July 27, 2014 Be Careful What You Ask For
August 3, 2014 All Fed
August 10, 2014 The Sound of Silence
August 17, 2014 The Grown-Ups of God vs. Mustard Seed Faith

2013 Signs of Hope in United Methodism

Date

Title

June 30, 2013 Breaking Good
July 7, 2013 It Depends
July 14, 2013 The Abominable Neighbor
July 21, 2013 The Abominable Neighbor, Part 2
July 28. 2013 That I Should Gain
August 4, 2013 Summer Grace
August 11, 2013 Why Marriage Matters: The Church and Marriage Equality
August 18, 2013 The Courage to Live Eternally

 

2012 Apocalypse Then: Historical and Theological Reflections on New Testament Apocalyptic Texts

Date

Title

June 17, 2012 Apocalypse Then: Consolidation Literature
June 24, 2012 Apocalypse Then: The Apocalypse of God
July 8, 2012 A Hometown Prophet
July 15, 2012 Heavenly Places
July 22, 2012 Woe to the Shepherds
July 29, 2012 The Apostle Paul’s Apocalyptic Gospel
August 5, 2012 Endings and Beginnings
August 12, 2012 The Beginning of Mark’s Apocalyptic Gospel
August 19, 2012 The Apocalyptic Cross ins Mark’s Gospel
August 26, 2012 Who Hopes for What he Sees?

2011

Date

Title

July 3, 2011 Freely, Humbly, Honestly
July 10, 2011 The Binding of Isaac
July 17, 2011 The Spirit’s Sway
July 24, 2011 Speaking Our Faith
July 31, 2011 Never Alone
August 7, 2011 Fear Not The Fallow
August 14, 2011 Border Crossing: Ministry with Teens
August 21, 2011 Border Crossing: Ministry with College Students

2010

Date

Title

July 4, 2010 Rejoice?
July 11, 2010 A Sacred Fire
July 18, 2010 God Gives But Does Not Share
July 25, 2010 The Rubber Duckie Book of Meditations
August 1, 2010 All of Us are Better When We are Loved
August 8, 2010 Beyond the Unexpected Hour
August 15, 2010 Reality Check

2009:  Darwin and Faith

Date

Title

June 21, 2009 Narnia’s Aslan, Earth’s Darwin, and Heaven’s God
June 28, 2009 Popular Religion in the Day of Darwin
July 5, 2009 Darwin and the Personalists
July 12, 2009 Reading the Bible after Darwin
July 19, 2009 The Limits of our Exceptionalism
July 26, 2009 The God Nobody Knows
August 2, 2009 Always Evolving
August 9, 2009 Getting Past Literalism, with Jesus’ Help
August 16, 2009 A Discerning Heart
August 23, 2009 Feeling Darwin’s God’s Politics

2008

Date

Title

August 24, 2008 Rebirth of Wonder
August 31, 2008 The Gospel in Partnership

2007

Date

Title

August 26, 2007 Gifts of Summer

2006

Date

Title

July 2, 2006 The Sermon on the Mound
July 9, 2006 The Walk of Faith
July 16, 2006 Have a Good Summer
August 20, 2006 Learning from Experience
August 27, 2006 Spirit and Flesh