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Living for More Than Today Rev. Anna Jackson
Will It Be Me? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
NO Vacations for Christians! Rev. Ken Vander Wall
Answers in the Question Rev. Phyllis Palsma
A Perfect Plan for an Imperfect World Rev. Jon Norton
Choosing to Live By the Spirit Revs. Dwayne and Anna Jackson
The Healing Wholeness of Christ Rev. Anna Jackson
So Much to Say, So Little Time Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Cover 2 Cover The Children of the Second Reformed Sunday School
Remembering Who We Are Rev. Anna Jackson 
What Does Love Look Like? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Is Thank You Really Enough? Rev. Dwayne Jackson (Mother's Day)
Lighting a New Path Forward Rev. Anna Jackson
Good Friday 
Meditation on the First Word "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do" Rev. Dwayne Jackson - Second Reformed Church of Hackensack
Meditation on the Second Word "Today you will be with me in paradise" Rev. Steven McClelland - First Presbyterian Church of Hackensack
Meditation on the Third Word "Woman, behold your Son, behold your mother!" Rev. Jennifer Bridges - New Hope Baptist Church of Hackensack
Meditation on the Fourth Word "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Rev. Anna Jackson -Second Reformed Church of Hackensack
Meditation on the Fifth Word "I thirst" Rev. Soo Kim - Bogart Memorial Reformed Church
Why We Can't Keep Silent Rev. Anna Jackson (Palm Sunday)
Keep on Pressing On! Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Where Do We Go From Here? Rev. Anna M. Jackson
Teach Us How to Live with Love Rev. Anna M. Jackson
The Call on Our Lives Rev. Anna Jackson
Are Your Body Parts Misbehaving? Rev. Dwayne Jackson 
Glory We Don't Always See Rev. Anna Jackson
Temporary Joy Rev. Soo Kim
Gifts Fit For a King Rev. Anna Jackson
So Much to be Thankful For Rev. Anna and Rev. Dwayne Jackson
What Makes You So Special? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Hope That Leads to Joy Rev. Anna Jackson
Daring to Stand in Hope Rev. Anna Jackson
Who is Really in Control? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
What Are You Striving For? Revs. Anna and Dwayne Jackson
Tips for the Lord Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Revival in the Graveyard Rev. Dwayne Jackson
What Does the Lord Require of You? Michelle Hickey
Making the One Thing the Main Thing Rev. Anna Jackson
Lord, Am I Also Included? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Focused on God Rev. Anna Jackson
What Does Your Heart Desire? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Do You Mean What You Say? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Home Rev. Anna Jackson
In the Eyes of God Revs. Anna and Dwayne Jackson
Focus on Eternal Blessings Rev. Frank Ackerman
Don't Waste Another Day!  Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Pursuit of Wisdom Rev. Soo Kim
Live in Hope Rev. Jon Norton
Seeing the Bigger Picture Rev. Anna Jackson
Living in the Presence of Jesus Rev.Anna Jackson
Ministry of Peace and Reconciliation Rev. Aaro Rytkonen
How Do You Make a Father? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Faith Like a Child Children's Day Skit
The Beauty of Clay Jars Rev. Anna Jackson
Why Me Lord? Rev. Dwayne L. Jackson
Good News Spreading Like Wildfire Rev. Anna Jackson
A Mother's Love Rev. Dwayne Jackson 
A Command to Live By Rev. Anna Jackson
Jesus, What a Wonderful Name! 
Is Seeing Truly Believing? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Easter Sunday
It's Easter! What Do We Do Now? Rev. Dwayne Jackson, Rev. Anna Jackson
Good Friday
Meditation on the First Word - Rev. Anna Jackson "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do"
Meditation on the Second Word - Rev. Carl Phipps "Today you will be with me in paradise"
Meditation on the Third Word - Rev. Samuel Weddington "Woman, behold your Son, Behold your mother"
Meditation on the Fourth Word - Rev.Joanne Van Sant - "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"
Meditation on the Fifth Word - Father Brian Laffler - "I thirst"
Meditation on the Sixth Word - Rev. Steven McClelland - "It is finished"
Meditation on the Seventh Word - Rev. Dwayne Jackson - "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit"
Palm Sunday
Following the King of Our Heart Rev. Anna Jackson
Living With a New Purpose Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Look Up and Live Rev. Anna Jackson
What Does God Expect? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Are You Hoping Against Hope? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
A Surrendering Life Rev. Anna Jackson
Am I Living in Denial? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
The Ability to Hold On Rev. Anna Jackson
Are You Puffed Up or Built Up? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
What Did You Hear? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Speak, Lord Rev. Jodie Wu
The Call to Lead Rev. Anna Jackson
You Can Take it With You, but Why? Reverends Anna and Dwayne Jackson
Our Light of Hope Rev. Anna Jackson (Christmas Meditation)
A Christmas Prayer Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Living According to God's Word Rev. Dwayne Jackson
2017 Christmas Pageant Children of the Second Reformed Sunday School
Time to Get Yourself Ready Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Stay Alert the Time is Coming Rev. Anna Jackson
When Jesus Reigns in Our Lives Rev. Anna Jackson
God, What Do You Expect? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Did You Make the Right Choice? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
What Does it Really Mean? Reverends Anna and Dwayne Jackson
Awakened to God's Presence Rev. Anna Jackson
You Were Made for This Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Are You Thirsty/Hungry or Satisfied? Rev. Anna Jackson
Come, Share the Lord Rev. Dwayne Jackson
God Kept His Promises, Will You? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Doing a New Thing! Rev. Dr. Gregg Alan Mast (Installation Service)
Living Lives of Forgiving Love Rev. Anna Jackson
Blessed Beyond Belief Rev. Dwayne Jackson
There is Work to Do Rev. Anna Jackson
Knowing Christ Changes Everything Rev. Anna Jackson
Where Was God? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Dreams Are For Christians Rev. Anna Jackson
What If You Knew? Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Why We Do The Things That We Do Rev. Dwayne Jackson 
In Christ We Live in Hope Rev. Frank Ackerman
Heavenly Express Sunday School
Time's Up!
Does God Need the Church?
What's Next
Empty Sky
Troubled Hearts Healed by Faith in Jesus Rev. Frank Ackerman
Risen for a Reason - Rev. Anna and Dwayne Jackson
Good Shepherd Sunday
Beyond Reasonable Doubt
Earth Shaking News (Easter Sunday)
CSI: Jerusalem
Fully Alive
Now I See
Living Waters
A Journey of Faith
A Glimpse of Glory
You Are Holy
Does God Expect Too Much?
Salty Christians
Life in the Kingdom of Heaven
Jesus' Inauguration
Rejoice in the Boundless Riches of Christ Rev. Frank Ackerman
Called By Name
Herod in the Christmas Pageant
Christmas Message
A Life Change
Thanks Giving (Stewardship Sunday)
Let's Get to Work!
Peace by the Blood of the Messiah Rev. Frank Ackerman
Sinners and Saints
Pretending Perfection
Nagging God - Bill Rupp
A Wake-up Call
Worldly Wisdom in God's Work
God's Lost and Found
The Cost of Discipleship
Olympics Faith
Not to Worry
God, in Love, Raised Us From the Dead Rev. Frank Ackerman
Why Do We Pray?
Keeping Life Focused
Seize the Day
So Much More (Confirmation Sunday) 
Happy Birthday Church! (Pentecost Sunday with readings of the gospel in multiple languages) 
Lifted Up
Peace Be With You 
A Church Without Walls 
My Shepherd
Do You Love Me? - Jesus
Believing Without Seeing
Praying With Your Hands Children's Sermon with Michelle Hickey
Amazing (Easter Sunday)
Things That Make For Peace (Palm Sunday)
Fragrant Love
Lenten Joy
Limited Time Offer
No Turning Back
Settling for Less
A Glimpse of Glory
Everybody Matters
You are My Beloved Child 
Pondering Christmas
To You is Born a Savior - Christmas Eve
What Then Shall We Do?
Prepare the Way of the Lord
Waiting With Hope
Birth Pangs
When Generous Giving Becomes Disgraceful
Get Up, He's Calling You Rev. Roland Ratmeyer
The Power of God is Present to Heal Rev. Jhonny Alicea-Baez
Three Little Words Dawn Hoffman (Laity Sunday)
Why Do We Believe? Rev. Roland Ratmeyer
Blessed, Chosen, Adopted, Graced & Redeemed in Christ Rev. Frank Ackerman
Effective Usefulness at Each Stage in Life Rev. Melchior Van Hattem
You Have a Choice to Make - Elder Cheryl Daniel
A Taste of Freedom Rev. Leah Dunlap-Ennis
What ARE You Doing Here? Rev. Jim Knol
Born From Above Rev Jon Norton
Oh How Great is Our Debt! Rev. Frank Ackerman/ Ray Evangelista
Speak Up! You're Commissioned Rev. Kenneth Tenckinck
The Day of Trouble Rev. Ken Vander Wall
Sharing in God's Grace
Becoming Like Our Teachers
A Close Encounter with God's Kingdom
Do You Know What God Looks Like? Pastor Carol Mutch
Characteristics of Spiritual People
How the Ascension Changes Us
The Birds of the Air: The Gull and the Goose -  Rev. Jon Norton
Love is Christ-Centered
Love is Non-Judgmental
Love is Sacrificial
Love is Confessional
Where Easter Meets Us
What We Learn From Palm Sunday
Repenting of Righteousness?
Lessons From a Leper
The Challenge of Following a Gracious God
Into the Wild
When a Church is a Mission
The Freedom of the Christian
The Call to Follow
Good News for Skeptics
The Waters of Rebirth
The Messiah We've Been Expecting
Humility and Awe Rev. Carol Mutch
Two Benefits of Christmas Christmas Eve Meditation
Love Came Down at Christmas
The Gift of Joy
Why Should the Christmas Story Comfort Us?
Why Would God Make His People Wait?
 A Powerful Church
A Giving Church
A Hopeful Church
A Church That Seeks Beauty
A Gospel Centered Church
By Faith or By Sight Joanne Sidoti
An Unworried Church
A Mature Church
A Humble Church
A Confident Church
A Welcoming Church 
Kingdom, Power and Glory
Save Us From Trial, Deliver Us From Evil
Forgive Us Our Debts, As We Forgive Our Debtors 
Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
Finding God in the Dark Pastor Carol Mutch
This is All You Need Rev. Pamela Pater-Ennis
Thy Kingdom Come
Hallowed Be Thy Name
In Heaven
Our Father
Lord, Teach Us to Pray
The Three-Personal God
Unlock the Door. There's Work to Do Cheryl Daniel
How Jesus Prays for You
God is at Work 

What Makes a Church?
The Mystery of Communion
A Promise with Proofs (Easter Sunday)
Why We Need Palm Sunday
We Wish to See Jesus
The God Who Heals
The Water of Life
A Faith that Frees and Forms
Temptations in the Wilderness
Listening to Jesus
Loving Our Enemies
Anger and Relationships Rev. Dale Buettner
Salt and Light Rev. Dale Buettner
Living as an Ordinary Radical Rev. Dale Buettner
Making Light of Darkness Rev. Roland Ratmeyer
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is Relevant - Elder Cheryl Daniel
January 5, 2014
Herod in the Christmas Pageant
To You is Born a Savior Christmas Eve
Whatever Became of Sin?
The Whole World's in His Hands
Put Your Hands to Work and Give Your Hearts to God
Why the World Needs Churches Rev. Dale M. Buettner
Every Day is All Saints Day - Elder Cheryl Daniel
Saved By Grace
Real Time with Jesus Christ William Rupp
Plan to Prosper
Increase Our Faith!
Living Without Regret
Hope For Healing 
Rejoice With Me 
Does God Have a Plan for Your Life? 
Hospitality and Humility Rev. Roland Ratmeyer
The Righteous Shepherd Elder Cheryl Daniel, Guest Preacher
Roll Call of the Faithful Elder Cheryl Daniel, Guest Preacher
The Strength of God's People Elder Cheryl Daniel, Guest Preacher
Is My Forgiveness Real? Elder Cheryl Daniel, Guest Preacher
These Shoes Are Made for Walking Elder Cheryl Daniel, Guest Preacher
Conveying God's Transforming Grace Reverend Melchior Hattem, Guest Preacher
Hard Questions 
Much More to Learn 
Why Jesus Had to Leave! Pamela Pater-Ennis
Breath of God 
Jesus on Earth - In Us 
Getting Well
A Church Without Borders 
Clothed With Compassion 
Life After Easter 
The Joys of the Risen Christ
Unbelievable - But True Easter Sunday
God's Visitation Palm Sunday
Extravagent Love 
The Joy of Repentance 
Limited Time Offer 
No Turning Back 
I'll Be Back 
Why Worship? with Una Ratmeyer
Love - The Greatest Gift
Finding Your Spiritual Gifts
Tow-Truck Theology Rev. James Knol
A Fresh Start 
God is With Us! and A Christmas Prayer Christmas Eve 2012
Saying 'Yes' to God
What Should We Do? 
Prepare the Way! 
Heads Up!
A King Not From Here
Birth Pangs Rev. Roland Ratmeyer
Giving Our All Rev. Roland Ratmeyer
The Righteousness of God Doesn't Belong to Me Cheryl Daniel
You're Saved, Now What? Raymond Evangelista
And Justice For All Rev. Robert Schut 
Filled With the Fullness of God Rev. Renee House
The Earthly Risk of an Eternal Entry Elder Cheryl Daniel
Who is the Greatest? Rev. Roland Ratmeyer
Remember the Future Dennis Wilcox's Final Sermon
A Song for a Psalm
Handling the Future - Now
So Many Questions, About so Much
Olympic Training Elder Cheryl Daniel
How Dare You ... ?
Did You Ever Wonder ...? 
A Different Perspective 
Written on the Heart Rev. Kenneth Tenckinck
So, What Are You Doing Here?
Free Indeed 
Valleys of Dry Bones 
What Ezekiel Said ... and Says 
Lessons ... After Easter 
God's Power: That's the Way It Is 
Doubting Thomas: Our Hero? 
Easter: It's Unbelievable ... But True 
Palm Sunday's Pattern 
A Sense of Penitence 
Bios, Psyche and Zoe Rev. Robert Davidson Sermon Notes on Bios, Psyche and Zoe
All the Jesus You Get Rev. Peter Berry
Communion is Like ...
A Rainbow Without Rain ...?
One Baptism --- Once and Forever
Help Me .... But ...
The Lord's Supper: A Three Course Affair
Daily Prophets
There and Then - Here and Now
Some Serious Calls 
What Makes Us Happy? 
Simeon - Christmas in July 
The King's Birthday - Before and After Christmas Day
Wondering About Christmas Christmas Eve 
Is it Christmas Yet? Not Yet! 
.... Is Good for the Soul 
Advent: Celebrating the Already - Not Yet
For It Is As ... 
You Never Know 
Preach What We Practice 
Second Great is Not Second Rate
Peace Be With You Special Guest Shirine Hickey
Seen Any Gold Calves Lately?
God's Expectations 
Having Faith ... or Doing Faith
Music ...  
Always? September 11, 2011
The Ethics of Losing ... To Win
Sighs Too Deep for Words Special Guest Joanne Sidoti
Design for Living: Taxes, Laws, and Other Delights
Wait a Minute!
The Direction of the Ascension
From Parade to Picnic Memorial Day
What a Bargain! 
Easter Isn't Over Yet
It's Easter - So What?
Palm Sunday - What Happened ... Really?
Waiting: Hardly vs. Faithfully
Ashamed of Easter?
Jesus' Temptations ... Same as Ours
Messiah's Psalm
Two Parables .. About the Same Thing
We Owe Nothing, Except ...
For Dinner, For Life -- It's Choices
Answered Prayer ... What's it Worth?
Humility vs. Humiliation
First A Song .. Then a Prayer
On Being Found
How Strong is Strong Enough?
Grace upon Grace Guest Joanne Sidoti
Rachel's Children Guest Joanne Sidoti
Back from Bethlehem (Christmas Eve Meditation)
Joseph --- and Christmas
Getting and Being ... Ready
Living in Paradise - Now and How
So What is "Creative Groaning"?
Paul's Theme and Luther's Center
The Three M's of Mission Guest Speaker Lisa Simcic
Search for God Special Guest speaker Ken Crusius
Running in the Wrong Direction Special Guest Joanne Sidoti
A Challenging Parable 9/19/2010
Where There's No Law 6/27/2010
Miracle After Miracle After Miracle 6/6/2010
A Strange Question from Jesus 5/9/2010
Victory - Now and Then 5/2/2010
Because Christ is Risen 4/4/2010 (Easter)
Our Palm Sunday Question 3/28/2010