Colerain Presbyterian Church

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

A 1940S CHRISTMAS EVE

Our Christmas Eve presentation this year was called "A 1940s CHRISTMAS EVE." We traveled back in time to the beginnings of the Colerain Presbyterian Church in 1919. Through readings, slides, and videos we explored what life was like in the 1920s and 30s. Then we focused on the war years of the 1940s and the men and women known as the Greatest Generation. With their example of faith and sacrifice we move forward in ministry here at the Colerain Presbyterian Church into the New Year.
Check out our Christmas Eve service: A 1940s CHRISTMAS EVE.


Sunday, December 11, 2016

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

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Monday, November 21, 2016

A MIGHTY FORTRESS

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

THE TIME IS NOW

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

I KNOW MY REDEEMER LIVES

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

HOUSE CALL

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

THE PATH TO GOD'S POWER

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Announcements and Praise Song -- How Great Is Our God

Our Choir's Anthem -- I Will Guide Thee -- Josh Taylor, Director

Old Testament Reading -- Psalm 84:1-8 by Libby Hoskins

New Testament Reading -- Luke 18:9-14
Sermon -- The Path to God's Power -- Pastor Joe C. Ellis

Sunday, October 16, 2016

THE UNEXPECTED WRESTLER


Announcements and Praise Song -- Take My Life and Let It Be

Anthem -- Abide with Me

Children's Sermon -- Taking on a Challenge

Old Testament Reading -- Genesis 32:22-31

Sermon -- The Unexpected Wrestler by Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Luke 18:1-8

Sunday, October 2, 2016

DYING TO LIVE

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

GOD'S BENEFIT PACKAGE

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Welcome, Announcements and Praise Song -- 10000 Reasons -- Let by Josh Taylor

Children's Sermon -- Winning and Losing -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Our Choir's Anthem -- Wonderful, Merciful Savior

Old Testament Reading -- Psalm 91 -- Jane Weaver

Sermon -- God's Benefit Plan -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- I Timothy 6:6-12

Sunday, September 18, 2016

COLERAIN COMMUNITY COUNTRY BAND -- QUAKER ACRES SUNDAY

Sit back and enjoy the musical talents and wonderful voices of the Colerain Community Country Band as they lead our service on Quaker Acre Sunday. Band members include Josh Taylor, Michael Iafrate, Ryan Shirley, Carol Lash, and Sarah Taylor. The band led the congregation in some good old gospel favorites and then blessed us with a few beautiful renditions of other familiar hymns. Make sure you listen to both Part 1 and Part 2 to hear all of this great music.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

A COMPLETE TURNAROUND

On 9/11 we remember those who died in the terror attack and pray for their families. We also remember those who courageously rescued the victims. May God bless all of them and give us strength to face the future with determination and a commitment to freedom.

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Part ONE of our worship service -- Welcome, hymn, announcements, children's sermon -- Starting Over

Part TWO of our worship service -- Offertory, Old Testament Reading, New Testament Reading, Sermon -- A Complete Turnaround

Sunday, September 4, 2016

IN THE HANDS OF THE POTTER

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Introit, Welcome and Announcements
Praise Song -- You Make Beautiful Things -- Josh and Sarah Taylor

Children's Sermon -- God Is An Artist -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Jeremiah 18:1-11 -- Jane Weaver
New Testament Reading -- Philemon 1:8-16
Sermon -- In the Hands of the Potter -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Sunday, August 21, 2016

DELIVERY DAY

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Praise Song -- Agnus Dei -- Led by Joshua Taylor

Children's Sermon -- Making Friends at School -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Isaiah 58:9-14 -- Ryan Shirley

Sermon -- Delivery Day -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Scripture -- Luke 13:10-17

Sunday, August 14, 2016

BIBLE SCHOOL PRESENTATION SUNDAY


Welcome and Praise Song -- HOME

Bible School Presentation
Leaders -- Holly McCormack and Debbie Carpenter

Old Testament Reading -- Jeremiah 23:23-29 by Ryan Shirley
New Testament Reading -- Hebrews 12:1-3
Sermon -- Finishing the Race by Pastor Joe Ellis

Sunday, July 31, 2016

RICH TOWARD GOD

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First Part of Service including Wecome
and Praise Song -- He Is Lord

Apostle's Creed and Children's Sermon -- What's on a Dollar Bill?

Old Testament Reading -- Psalm 49 by Rebekah Shirley
Sermon -- Rich Toward God by Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Luke 12:13-21

Sunday, July 10, 2016

LIVING ON THE EDGE

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Welcome, Announcements, and Praise Song -- Blessed Assurance

Children's Sermon -- One Scoop or Two -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Deuteronomy 30:9-14 by Sarah Taylor

Sermon -- Living on the Edge by Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Luke 10:25-37

Monday, July 4, 2016

SET FREE TO LIVE ANEW

We celebrate Independence Day this Sunday with a patriotic service. Please take the time to check out our worship videos:




Sunday, June 26, 2016

PRAYER WARRIORS

While teaching his disciples about prayer, Jesus told them to keep asking, seeking, and knocking. What happens when we follow Jesus' prayer advice? Instead of worriers we become warriors. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Welcome and Praise Song -- Take My Life and Let It Be -- Josh Taylor

Children's Sermon -- Knock, Knock, Are You There, God? Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Genesis 18:20-32 by Patti Crunelle

Sermon -- Prayer Warriors -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Luke 11:1-11

Sunday, June 19, 2016

LONGING FOR GOD -- FATHER'S DAY SUNDAY

On this Father's Day we honor and thank all fathers and grandfathers who have set a good example for children. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:



Welcome and Praise Song -- Power in the Blood

Children's Sermon -- F-A-T-H-E-R by Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Psalm 42 by Patti Crunelle

Sermon -- Longing for God
Pastor Joe Ellis
Galatians 3:23-29

Sunday, May 15, 2016

CATCHING FIRE

On the day the disciples of Jesus received the Holy Spirit the church was born. Those followers brought the very presence of God into the world through the Spirit who dwelt in them. We are amazed at today's technology and the revolution the computer and internet age has brought about over the last twenty years. But nothing compares to God's spiritual technology. In a sense God placed his operation system within the heart of every believer through the indwelling of the Spirt! Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Praise Song -- Your Presence, Lord

Graduation Recognition presented by Wanita Zambori

Children's Sermon -- Don't Let the Fire Go Out by Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Joel 2:28-32 by Debbie Carpenter

Sermon -- Catching Fire by Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Acts 2:1-13

Sunday, May 8, 2016

EARTHQUAKES AND FOUNDATIONS

Christianity has gone through some dark periods throughout history. With most of America's families no longer interested in building on the foundation of Christ, many people are wondering if we are moving into a dark period now. America's commitment to God earlier in our history provided such a strong foundation for this country that we endured three of the most cataclysmic events in history--WW I, the Great Depression, and WW II. If these kinds of figurative earthquakes would hit us now, would we endure or would our secular foundation crumble? Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Announcements and Praise Song -- The Solid Rock

Choir's Anthem -- M-O-T-H-E-R

Children's Song -- Jesus Loves Me

Old Testament Reading -- Psalm 97 -- Bill Nagel

Sermon -- Earthquakes and Foundations -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Acts 16:22-34

Sunday, May 1, 2016

THE BLESSINGS OF THE SPIRIT

Feeling lonely, fearful, out of balance, in a fog, stressed out? You could use a good dose of the blessings of the Spirit. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:

Welcome, Announcements, and Praise Song -- How Great Is Our God

Anthem -- Blessed Quietness -- and Children's Sermon -- With God I Am Never Alone

\ Old Testament Reading -- Psalm 67 by Debbie Carpenter

Sermon -- The Blessings of the Spirit -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- John 14:23-29

Sunday, April 24, 2016

CREATING SOMETHING NEW

God often takes us from Chaos to Concept to Creation. By equipping us with amazing minds that can envision what does not yet exist and with the capability to bring that vision into physical reality, God expects us to use the gift of creativity. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church.

Welcome, Announcements, and Praise Song -- You Make Beautiful Things

Anthem -- This Is My Father's World and Children's Sermon -- Let's Create Something

Old Testament Reading -- Psalm 148 -- Becca Theaker

Sermon -- Creating Something New -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Revelation 21:1-6

Monday, April 4, 2016

UNSTOPPABLE

A few years ago the major motion picture, Unstoppable, was filmed in the Ohio Valley. Denzel Washington and Chris Pine managed to step in and somehow stop that unstoppable train carrying toxic chemicals. However, in scripture and in history there was an unstoppable force--the church of Jesus the Son of God. check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Welcome and Praise Songs -- There's Something About that Name and Above All

Children's Sermon -- I think I Can, I Know I Can -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Psalm 150 -- Mattie Zavatsky

Sermon -- Unstoppable -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament -- Acts 5

Sunday, March 20, 2016

A JOURNEY OF CONTRASTS

Jesus' ride into Jerusalem on the back of a donkey was a journey of contrasts--mountains and valleys, praising and weeping, losing and winning. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:

Hosanna! Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!

Welcome and Announcements and Praise Song -- Shout Hosanna!

Anthem -- Wounded Healer -- Solos by Holly McCormack and Ryan Shirley

Children's Sermon -- Dennis the Donkey -- Pastor Joe Ellis
Old Testament Reading -- Zechariah 9:9-10 -- Ryan Shirley

Sermon -- A Journey of Contrasts -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Luke 19:28-44

Sunday, March 13, 2016

THE BROKEN JAR

Often in life we need to be broken before we can be empowered. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Minute for Mission -- Patrick McCormack

Announcements and Praise Song -- Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus<

Welcome and Announcements

Lenten Presentation -- Mary and the Jar of Nard

Special Music -- Hold Me Now -- Josh and Sarah Taylor

Old Testament Reading -- Isaiah 43:16-21

Sermon -- The Broken Jar -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- John 12:1-8

Sunday, March 6, 2016

IT'S TIME TO COME HOME

What are five characteristics of a happy home? Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:



Minute for Mission by Larry Swiger

Welcome and Announcements -- Pastor Joe Ellis
Praise Song -- Home -- Led by Josh and Sarah Taylor

Lenten Presentation -- The Lost Sheep

Children's Sermon -- The Lost Boy -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Joshua 5:9-12 by Rebekah Shirley

New Testament Reading -- Luke 15:11-32
Sermon -- It's Time to Come Home -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Sunday, February 28, 2016

A SEASON OF SECOND CHANCES

One of the great lessons in life the Lord teaches us is every day is a second chance. Did you mess up yesterday? Did you say something or do something you know wasn't right. Today God offers you a second chance. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Minute for Mission -- Libby Hoskins
Welcome and Announcements -- Pastor Joe Ellis
Lenten Presentation -- Jesus and the Fig Tree

Anthem -- Lead Me to the Cross -- Josh Taylor, Music Director

Children's Sermon -- Can I Have a Second Chance?

Old Testament Reading -- Isaiah 55:1-5 -- Tina DeNunzio

Sermon -- A Season of Second Chances -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Luke 13:1-9

Sunday, February 21, 2016

JERUSALEM, JERUSALEM

Jesus lamented over Jerusalem, knowing the city had such a great spiritual need but yet was unwilling to hear God's word.. He wanted gather its citizens like a hen gathers her chicks and lead them to righteousness and God's blessing, but they refused. Still he set his face with determination toward Jerusalem. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:





Sunday, February 14, 2016

Paradise Regained

When Jesus faced temptation in the wilderness after fasting to draw close to God, his resistance to Satan's offers would mean the difference between Paradise lost and Paradise regained. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song -- The Love of the Father -- led by Josh Taylor

Lenten Presentation and Anthem -- It Is Well with my Soul
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Children's Sermon -- Donuts and Apples --- Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Genesis 3:1-13 by Debbie Carpenter

Sermon -- Paradise Regained -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Scripture -- Luke 4:1-13

Sunday, February 7, 2016

BEHOLDING GOD'S GLORY

When Moses came down from Mount Sinai, his countenance was aglow after meeting face to face with God. Beholding God's glory in a one on one relationship changes our appearance. We become recharged and people around us can tell we've been with God. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Welcome, Announcements, and Praise Song -- 10,000 Reasons

Duet -- O to Be Loved by Jesus -- Josh and Sarah Taylor

Old Testament Reading -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Tina DeNunzio

New Testament Reading -- II Cor. 3:12-18 -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Sermon -- Beholding God's Glory -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Sunday, January 31, 2016

THROUGH A MIRROR DARKLY

On this side of heaven we see through a mirror darkly. Often spiritual pride causes divisions among us, but the Apostle Paul instructs us to buffer our views with love so that we can maintain unity even when we disagree on the way things should be done or theological. But we also receive visions from God through a mirror darkly--the Spirit speaks to our hearts that things could be better for our community, or our church, or ourselves. Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Welcome and Praise Song -- The Love of the Father

Anthem -- Put peace into Each Other's Hands -- Director Josh Taylor

Children's Sermon -- Everything's Blurry -- Pastor Joe Ellis
Old Testament Reading -- Jeremiah 1:4-9 -- Kami McDonald

Sermon -- Through a Mirror Darkly -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- I Corinthians 13:8-13

Sunday, January 24, 2016

THREE REASONS TO REJOICE

Mainline denomination churches have been losing members, money, and ministry. But today we would like to share three reasons for a church facing these challenges to rejoice.


Welcome and Praise Song -- How Great Is Our God

Anthem -- Balm of Gilead -- Directed by Josh Taylor

Children's Sermon -- Let's Work Togather -- Pastor Joe Ellis
Old Testament Reading -- Nehemiah 8:1-3 by Kami McDonald

Sermon -- Three Reasons to Rejoice -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading: I Corinthians 12:12-20

Sunday, January 17, 2016

RUNNING ON EMPTY

Have you ever felt like the tank is running dry? You get to the end of the day and you feel like you've been pushed to the limits? You've been carrying a burden too long and you're not sure if you can take another step. If so, check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Announcements and Installation and Ordination Service

Our Choir's Anthem -- Psalm 126 -- led by Josh Taylor

Children's Sermon -- We're Out of Milk -- Pastor Joe C. Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Isaiah 62:1-5 by Kami McDonald

Sermon -- Running on Empty -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- John 2:1-12

Sunday, January 10, 2016

THROUGH FLOOD AND FIRE

Why is it that spiritual growth often occurs as we walk through the most difficult valleys of life? Check out today's worship videos from the Colerain Presbyterian Church:


Welcome and Announcements -- Pastor Joe Ellis
Praise Song -- Your Presence, Lord -- led by Josh Taylor

Children's Sermon -- Turn on the Power -- by Pastor Joe Ellis

Old Testament Reading -- Isaiah 43:1-7 by Kami McDonald

Sermon -- Through Flood and Fire -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Acts 8:14-17

Sunday, January 3, 2016

STAR WISE

The popularity of the Star Wars franchise may be related to the commonalities of that galaxy far, far away and this world where we live, a world where it seems that the dark side is threatening to overcome the light.

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Welcome and Announcements -- Pastor Joe Ellis

Praise Songs - I Love You Lord and Seek Ye First

Children's Sermon -- What's in a Star?

Old Testament Reading by Kami McDonald

Sermon -- Star Wise -- Pastor Joe Ellis
New Testament Reading -- Matthew 2:1-12