Worship

Worship with Berkley First online or in-person each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. via our livestream on the home page  or join online via our Facebook page Sunday at 10:00. Worship has no walls – and we encourage you to invite friends and family to join in and worship with you, wherever they are.

 

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Catch up on previous Sunday sermons here:
Sermon 11/07/2021 You’ve Heard It Said – Jesus’ statements on anger, love, and eye-for-eye in Matt 5
Sermon 10/31/2021 The Gospel According to… Zombies – The Dead Shall Rise (1 Thes 4:13-18)
Sermon 10/24/2021 The Gospel According to… The Invisible Man – Seek and Save the Lost (Luke 19:1-10)
Sermon 10/17/2021 The Gospel According to… The Wolf Man – Transformation (2 Cor 3:17-18, Romans 12:1-2)
Sermon 10/10/2021 The Gospel According to Dracula – Nothing but the Blood (Romans 3:21-26)
Sermon 10/03/2021 The Gospel According to The Wolf Man – Transformation (Romans 12:1-2)
Sermon 09/26/2021 Empowered: The Power of Go (Send)
Sermon 09/19/2021 Empowered: The Power of Love (Equip)
Sermon 09/12/2021 Empowered: The Power of Y’all (Gather)
Sermon 09/05/2021 Guest speaker Jeremiah Wade-Olson
Sermon 08/29/2021 The Hopeful Neighborhood: Join the Revolution (based on the book by Don Everts)
Sermon 08/22/2021 The Hopeful Neighborhood: Give God Glory (based on the book by Don Everts)
Sermon 08/15/2021 The Hopeful Neighborhood: Love Everyone Always (based on the book by Don Everts)
Sermon 08/08/2021 The Hopeful Neighborhood: Use Every Gift (based on the book by Don Everts)
Sermon 08/01/2021 The Hopeful Neighborhood: Pursue the Common Good (based on the book by Don Everts)
Sermon 07/25/2021 Sharing from the Honduras Mission Trip
Sermon 07/18/2021 I Always Wanted to Know: Why should I forgive? (by Pastor Rachael)
Sermon 07/11/2021 I Always Wanted to Know: Why do bad things happen to good people?
Sermon 07/04/2021 I Always Wanted to Know: Why are there so many faith traditions?
Sermon 06/27/2021 Majoring in the Minors: Finding Home – Hosea (Pastor Susie Hierholzer)
Sermon 06/20/2021 Majoring in the Minors: Playing by the Rules – Micah 6:8 (Duke Intern Blaine Thomas)
Sermon 06/13/2021 Majoring in the Minors: Stealing Bases – Malachi
Sermon 06/06/2021 Majoring in the Minors: Foul Ball – Jonah
Sermon 05/30/2021 Transformation: From the Inside Out – Philippians 1:6
Sermon 05/23/2021 Transformation: From the Inside Out – Relationships, Colossians 3:12-13 (Graduation Recognition)
Sermon 05/16/2021 – Transformation: From the Inside Out – Mind, Romans 12:2
Sermon 05/09/2021 Transformation: From the Inside Out – Heart, Luke 6:45 (Mother's Day)
Sermon 05/02/2021 Emergence: The Journey Begins, John 15:1-8, 12-17 (Anika-Kafi Summers preaching)
Sermon 04/25/2021 Spring Cleaning: Making Room for Restoration, John 21:15-19
Sermon 04/18/2021 Spring Cleaning: Making Room for All, Acts 8:26-40
Sermon 04/11/2021 Spring Cleaning: Making Room to Grow, Romans 8:18-25
Sermon 04/04/2021 Easter: Love Has Already Won, John 20:11-18
Sermon 03/28/2021 Why Easter Matters: The Foundation of Our Faith (Luke 23:44-24:1)
Sermon 03/21/2021 Why Easter Matters: The God Who Can Be Trusted (Luke 23:32-43)
Sermon 03/14/2021 Why Easter Matters: The Risk of Surrendering to God (Matthew 26:6-16)
Sermon 03/07/2021 Why Easter Matters: The High Cost of Following Christ (John 11:38-50)
Sermon 02/28/2021 Generosity Week 3 – All We Can: Give (Mark 12:41-44)
Sermon 02/21/2021 Generosity Week 2 – All We Can: Save (Genesis 41:25-36)
Sermon 02/14/2021 Generosity Week 1 – All We Can: Earn (Luke 16:1-11)
Sermon 02/07/2021 Dynasty: Strong Women of Jesus’ Lineage – Bathsheba, 1 Kings 1:15-22
Sermon 01/31/2021 Dynasty: Strong Women of Jesus’ Lineage – Rahab, Joshua 2:2-14
Sermon 01/24/2021 Dynasty: Strong Women of Jesus’ Lineage – Tamar, Genesis 38:13-19 (Anika-Kafi Summers preaching)
Sermon 01/17/2021 Dynasty: Strong Women of Jesus’ Lineage – Ruth, Ruth 1:14-20
Sermon 01/10/2021 Room for Prayer: Unanswered Prayer – Psalm 27:7-10, 13-14
Sermon 01/03/2021 Room for Prayer: How to Pray – James 5:13-16
Sermon 12/27/2020 Holding Jesus – Luke 2:22-40
Sermon 12/20/2020 Almost Christmas: An Altogether Joy – Luke 1:46-55
Sermon 12/13/2020 Almost Christmas: An Altogether Love – Luke 1:26-38
Sermon 12/06/2020 Almost Christmas: An Altogether Hope – Luke 1:5-20, 24-25
Sermon 11/29/2020 Almost Christmas: An Altogether Peace – Isaiah 11:1-10
Sermon 11/22/2020 Giving Thanks – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
Sermon 11/15/2020 Big Ten: Covetousness vs. Contentment – Exodus 20:1-17, Philippians 4:11-13
Sermon 11/08/2020 Big Ten: Lyin’ – Deuteronomy 19:15-2
Sermon 11/01/2020 Big Ten: Stealin’ – Romans 13:9-10
Sermon 10/25/2020 Big Ten: Cheatin’– Matthew 5:27-32
Sermon 10/18/2020 Big Ten: Killin’ – Matthew 5:21-26
Sermon 10/11/2020 Big Ten: Honor Your Father and Mother – Ephesians 6:1-4
Sermon 10/04/2020 Big Ten: The Sabbath Day – Exodus 20:8-11
Sermon 09/27/2020 Big Ten: The Name of the LORD – Deuteronomy 5:1-11
Sermon 09/20/2020 Big Ten: Who We Worship – Exodus 20:1-6
Sermon 09/13/2020 Big Ten: No Other Gods – Exodus 20:1-17
Sermon 09/06/2020 The Politics of Faith - Matthew 22:15-21
Sermon 08/30/2020 My Peace I Give You – John 14:23-27
Sermon 08/23/2020 Anika-Kafi Summers: More than Salvation – 1 Thessalonians 5:1-9
Sermon 08/16/2020 I AM WITH YOU: Nothing Can Separate Us – Romans 8:35-39
Sermon 08/09/2020 I AM WITH YOU: To the End of the Age – Matthew 28:16-20
Sermon 08/02/2020 I AM WITH YOU: In Times of Grief – John 11:30-37
Sermon 07/26/2020 I AM WITH YOU: Among the Lions – Daniel 6:16-23
Sermon 07/19/2020 I AM WITH YOU: In the Fire – Daniel 3:13-25
Sermon 07/12/2020 I AM WITH YOU: At the Water – Exodus 14:13-18
Sermon 07/05/2020 House Church: Chained and Freed – Acts 12:1-11
Sermon 06/28/2020 House Church: Revealed – Acts 10:19-27
Sermon 06/21/2020 House Church: Transformed – Acts 9:1-8
Sermon 06/14/2020 House Church: Scattered – Acts 7:59-8:4
Sermon 06/07/2020 House Church: Gathered – Acts 2:1-6, 42-47
Sermon 05/31/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Wedding Feast – Matthew 22:1-14
Sermon 05/24/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Vineyard Workers – Matthew 20:1-16
Sermon 05/17/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Settling Accounts – Matthew 18:23-35
Sermon 05/10/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Gone Fishing – Matthew 13:47-52
Sermon 05/03/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Treasure and Pearls – Matthew 13:44-46
Sermon 04/26/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Mustard and Yeast – Matthew 13:31-35
Sermon 04/19/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Weeds and Wheat – Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Sermon 04/12/2020 The Journey: Easter – Matthew 28:1-10
Sermon 04/05/2020 The Journey: Passion – Matthew 27:45-54
Sermon 03/29/2020 The Journey: Passover – Matthew 26:19-29
Sermon 03/22/2020 The Journey: Palms – Matthew 21:1-11 (Facebook Live)
Sermon 03/15/2020 Teach us to Pray – Matthew 6:9-15 (Facebook Live)
Sermon 03/08/2020 Teach us to Pray – Matthew 6:5-13 (Facebook Live)
Sermon 03/01/2020 Teach us to Pray – Luke 11:1-10 (Facebook Live)
Sermon 02/23/2020 Pastor Susie Hierholzer: Making Space for God
Sermon 02/16/2020 Spiritual Gifts: To All the Others
Sermon 02/09/2020 Spiritual Gifts: As Each Part Does Its Work
Sermon 02/02/2020 Spiritual Gifts: The Same Spirit
Sermon 01/26/2020 Bricolage as Church Together
Sermon 01/19/2020 Bricolage in Your Personal Life
Sermon 01/12/2020 Bricolage in Your Family
Sermon 01/05/2020 Bricolage in the Workplace
Sermon 12/29/2019 Pastor Rachael Dunlap: When Jesus Shows Up (Facebook Live)
Christmas Eve 12/24/2019 Be Love. Do Love. (Facebook Live)
Sermon 08/08/2021 The Hopeful Neighborhood: Use Every Gift (based on the book by Don Everts)
Sermon 08/01/2021 The Hopeful Neighborhood: Pursue the Common Good (based on the book by Don Everts)
Sermon 07/25/2021 Sharing from the Honduras Mission Trip
Sermon 07/18/2021 I Always Wanted to Know: Why should I forgive? (by Pastor Rachael)
Sermon 07/11/2021 I Always Wanted to Know: Why do bad things happen to good people?
Sermon 07/04/2021 I Always Wanted to Know: Why are there so many faith traditions?
Sermon 06/27/2021 Majoring in the Minors: Finding Home – Hosea (Pastor Susie Hierholzer)
Sermon 06/20/2021 Majoring in the Minors: Playing by the Rules – Micah 6:8 (Duke Intern Blaine Thomas)
Sermon 06/13/2021 Majoring in the Minors: Stealing Bases – Malachi
Sermon 06/06/2021 Majoring in the Minors: Foul Ball – Jonah
Sermon 05/30/2021 Transformation: From the Inside Out – Philippians 1:6
Sermon 05/23/2021 Transformation: From the Inside Out – Relationships, Colossians 3:12-13 (Graduation Recognition)
Sermon 05/16/2021 – Transformation: From the Inside Out – Mind, Romans 12:2
Sermon 05/09/2021 Transformation: From the Inside Out – Heart, Luke 6:45 (Mother's Day)
Sermon 05/02/2021 Emergence: The Journey Begins, John 15:1-8, 12-17 (Anika-Kafi Summers preaching)
Sermon 04/25/2021 Spring Cleaning: Making Room for Restoration, John 21:15-19
Sermon 04/18/2021 Spring Cleaning: Making Room for All, Acts 8:26-40
Sermon 04/11/2021 Spring Cleaning: Making Room to Grow, Romans 8:18-25
Sermon 04/04/2021 Easter: Love Has Already Won, John 20:11-18
Sermon 03/28/2021 Why Easter Matters: The Foundation of Our Faith (Luke 23:44-24:1)
Sermon 03/21/2021 Why Easter Matters: The God Who Can Be Trusted (Luke 23:32-43)
Sermon 03/14/2021 Why Easter Matters: The Risk of Surrendering to God (Matthew 26:6-16)
Sermon 03/07/2021 Why Easter Matters: The High Cost of Following Christ (John 11:38-50)
Sermon 02/28/2021 Generosity Week 3 – All We Can: Give (Mark 12:41-44)
Sermon 02/21/2021 Generosity Week 2 – All We Can: Save (Genesis 41:25-36)
Sermon 02/14/2021 Generosity Week 1 – All We Can: Earn (Luke 16:1-11)
Sermon 02/07/2021 Dynasty: Strong Women of Jesus’ Lineage – Bathsheba, 1 Kings 1:15-22
Sermon 01/31/2021 Dynasty: Strong Women of Jesus’ Lineage – Rahab, Joshua 2:2-14
Sermon 01/24/2021 Dynasty: Strong Women of Jesus’ Lineage – Tamar, Genesis 38:13-19 (Anika-Kafi Summers preaching)
Sermon 01/17/2021 Dynasty: Strong Women of Jesus’ Lineage – Ruth, Ruth 1:14-20
Sermon 01/10/2021 Room for Prayer: Unanswered Prayer – Psalm 27:7-10, 13-14
Sermon 01/03/2021 Room for Prayer: How to Pray – James 5:13-16
Sermon 12/27/2020 Holding Jesus – Luke 2:22-40
Sermon 12/20/2020 Almost Christmas: An Altogether Joy – Luke 1:46-55
Sermon 12/13/2020 Almost Christmas: An Altogether Love – Luke 1:26-38
Sermon 12/06/2020 Almost Christmas: An Altogether Hope – Luke 1:5-20, 24-25
Sermon 11/29/2020 Almost Christmas: An Altogether Peace – Isaiah 11:1-10
Sermon 11/22/2020 Giving Thanks – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
Sermon 11/15/2020 Big Ten: Covetousness vs. Contentment – Exodus 20:1-17, Philippians 4:11-13
Sermon 11/08/2020 Big Ten: Lyin’ – Deuteronomy 19:15-2
Sermon 11/01/2020 Big Ten: Stealin’ – Romans 13:9-10
Sermon 10/25/2020 Big Ten: Cheatin’– Matthew 5:27-32
Sermon 10/18/2020 Big Ten: Killin’ – Matthew 5:21-26
Sermon 10/11/2020 Big Ten: Honor Your Father and Mother – Ephesians 6:1-4
Sermon 10/04/2020 Big Ten: The Sabbath Day – Exodus 20:8-11
Sermon 09/27/2020 Big Ten: The Name of the LORD – Deuteronomy 5:1-11
Sermon 09/20/2020 Big Ten: Who We Worship – Exodus 20:1-6
Sermon 09/13/2020 Big Ten: No Other Gods – Exodus 20:1-17
Sermon 09/06/2020 The Politics of Faith - Matthew 22:15-21
Sermon 08/30/2020 My Peace I Give You – John 14:23-27
Sermon 08/23/2020 Anika-Kafi Summers: More than Salvation – 1 Thessalonians 5:1-9
Sermon 08/16/2020 I AM WITH YOU: Nothing Can Separate Us – Romans 8:35-39
Sermon 08/09/2020 I AM WITH YOU: To the End of the Age – Matthew 28:16-20
Sermon 08/02/2020 I AM WITH YOU: In Times of Grief – John 11:30-37
Sermon 07/26/2020 I AM WITH YOU: Among the Lions – Daniel 6:16-23
Sermon 07/19/2020 I AM WITH YOU: In the Fire – Daniel 3:13-25
Sermon 07/12/2020 I AM WITH YOU: At the Water – Exodus 14:13-18
Sermon 07/05/2020 House Church: Chained and Freed – Acts 12:1-11
Sermon 06/28/2020 House Church: Revealed – Acts 10:19-27
Sermon 06/21/2020 House Church: Transformed – Acts 9:1-8
Sermon 06/14/2020 House Church: Scattered – Acts 7:59-8:4
Sermon 06/07/2020 House Church: Gathered – Acts 2:1-6, 42-47
Sermon 05/31/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Wedding Feast – Matthew 22:1-14
Sermon 05/24/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Vineyard Workers – Matthew 20:1-16
Sermon 05/17/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Settling Accounts – Matthew 18:23-35
Sermon 05/10/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Gone Fishing – Matthew 13:47-52
Sermon 05/03/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Treasure and Pearls – Matthew 13:44-46
Sermon 04/26/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Mustard and Yeast – Matthew 13:31-35
Sermon 04/19/2020 Kingdom Disposition: Weeds and Wheat – Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Sermon 04/12/2020 The Journey: Easter – Matthew 28:1-10
Sermon 04/05/2020 The Journey: Passion – Matthew 27:45-54
Sermon 03/29/2020 The Journey: Passover – Matthew 26:19-29
Sermon 03/22/2020 The Journey: Palms – Matthew 21:1-11 (Facebook Live)
Sermon 03/15/2020 Teach us to Pray – Matthew 6:9-15 (Facebook Live)
Sermon 03/08/2020 Teach us to Pray – Matthew 6:5-13 (Facebook Live)
Sermon 03/01/2020 Teach us to Pray – Luke 11:1-10 (Facebook Live)
Sermon 02/23/2020 Pastor Susie Hierholzer: Making Space for God
Sermon 02/16/2020 Spiritual Gifts: To All the Others
Sermon 02/09/2020 Spiritual Gifts: As Each Part Does Its Work
Sermon 02/02/2020 Spiritual Gifts: The Same Spirit
Sermon 01/26/2020 Bricolage as Church Together
Sermon 01/19/2020 Bricolage in Your Personal Life
Sermon 01/12/2020 Bricolage in Your Family
Sermon 01/05/2020 Bricolage in the Workplace
Sermon 12/29/2019 Pastor Rachael Dunlap: When Jesus Shows Up (Facebook Live)
Christmas Eve 12/24/2019 Be Love. Do Love. (Facebook Live)