Recent Sermons

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June 25, 2017  “We Believe:  The Age to Come” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


June 18, 2017  “We Believe:  Connections” by Rev. Bill Simmons


June 11, 2017  “The Creed:  The Church” by Rev. Bobby Walston


June 4, 2017  “The Creed:  The Holy Spirit” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


May 28, 2017  “The Son:  Resurrection, Ascension & Return” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


May 21, 2017  “The Son:  Death” by Rev. Bill Simmons


May 14, 2017  “The Son:  Incarnation” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


May 7, 2017  “The Son:  Divine Nature” by Rev. Bobby Walston


April 30, 2017  “I Believe in One God, The Father Almighty” by Rev. Bill Simmons


April 23, 2017  “The Creed:  We Believe” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


April 16, 2017  “While It Was Still Dark” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


April 9, 2017  “To Lose” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


April 2, 2017  “At The Crossroads:  Obedience” by Rev. Bill Simmons


March 26, 2017  “At The Crossroads:  Declaration” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


March 19, 2017  “At The Crossroads:  Compassion” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


March 12, 2017  “At The Crossroads:  Judgment” by Rev. Bobby Walston


March 5, 2017  “At The Crossroads:  Betrayal” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


February 26, 2017  “Built to Last” by Rev. Bill Simmons


February 19, 2017  “Together” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


February 12, 2017  “Spirit of God” by Rev. Bobby Walston


February 5, 2017  “Be Young” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


January 29, 2017  “The Heartbeat of the Christian Church” by Rev. Aaron Putnam


January 22, 2017  “Real Life” by Rev. Bobby Walston


January 15, 2017  “Faithful” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


January 8, 2017  “Risk 2.0” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


January 1, 2017  “When a Child is Born” by Rev. Bill Simmons


December 24, 2016  “Messy” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


December 18, 2016  “Wrapped in Love” by Rev. Bobby Walston


December 11, 2016  “Sharing the Joy” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


December 4, 2016  “From Sending Cards to Sending Peace” by Rev. Bill Simmons


November 27, 2016  “Being Present” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


November 24, 2016  “Measuring Thankfulness” by Rev. Bill Simmons

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November 20, 2016  “Worth It” by Rev. Bobby Walston


November 13, 2016  “All Generations” by Rev. Jeff Cloeters


November 6, 2016  “Feeble Struggles and Shining Glory” by Rev. Bill Simmons

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October 30, 2016  “Burden and Grace” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


October 23, 2016  “YOU ARE: Vocal” by Rev. Bobby Walston


October 16, 2016  “YOU ARE Imperfect” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


October 9, 2016  “Reflection on the Loved Sent Servant Event this weekend” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


October 2, 2016  “You Are…Inclusive” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


September 25, 2016  “You Are…Transformed” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


September 18, 2016  “You Are…Suffering” by Rev. Bobby Walston


September 11, 2016  “You Are…Bold” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


September 4, 2016  “You Are…Together” by Rev. Bill Simmons

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August 28, 2016  “You Are Ignited” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


August 21, 2016  “Contagious” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


August 14, 2016  by Rev. Bobby Walston


July 31, 2016 “Wisdom”  by Rev. Bill Simmons

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July 24, 2016 “Flip” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


July 17, 2016 “Jonah: More Than a Fish Story” by Rev. Bobby Walston


July 10, 2016 “Day of Trouble” by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


July 3, 2016 “Honor” by Rev. Bill Simmons


June 26, 2016 sermon  by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


June 19, 2016 “The Family Tree”  by Rev. Bobby Walston


June 12, 2016 “70 Words: The Amen”  by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


June 5, 2016 “70 Words:  Deliver Us From Evil”  by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


May 29, 2016 “70 Words:  How to Face Temptation”  by Rev. Bill Simmons

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May 22, 2016 “70 Words:  Forgiveness”  by Rev. Jeff Cloeter


May 15, 2016 “Fire, for the Final Chapter”  by Dr. Andy Bartelt


May 8, 2016 “70 Words:  Daily Bread”  by Rev Jeff  Cloeter


May 1, 2016 “70 Words:  His Will on Earth and Heaven”  by Rev Jeff  Cloeter


April 24, 2016 “70 Words:  Why You Need the Kingdom”  by Rev Bill Simmons

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April 17, 2016 “70 Words:  Why His Name Matters”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


April 10, 2016 “Our Father in Heaven”  by Rev Bobby Walston


April 3, 2016 “70 Words “Why Pray?””  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


March 27, 2016 “The New Pattern”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


March 20, 2016 “Commitment”  by Rev Bill Simmons

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March 13, 2016 “Thirsty”  by Rev Bobby Walston


March 6, 2016 “Compassion”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


February 28, 2016 “Forsaken”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


February 21, 2016 “Paradise”  by Rev Bill Simmons

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February 14, 2016 “Forgive”  by Rev Bobby Walston


February 7, 2016 “What Every Child Needs to Hear.”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


January 31, 2016 “Avoid Excuses.  Witness and Proclaim.”  by Rev Stannish Stanley


January 24, 2016 “Vulnerable to Valuable”  by Rev Bobby Walston


January 17, 2016 “Miracle”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


January 10, 2016 “Water, Wind and Fire”  by Rev Bill Simmons

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January 3, 2016 “RISK”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


December  27, 2015 “Hope Fulfilled”  by Rev Bill Simmons

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December  25, 2015 “Too Close for Comfort”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


December  20, 2015 “Hope Revealed”  by Rev Bobby Walston


December  13, 2015 “Hope and Control”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


December  6, 2015 “Hope & Justice”  by Rev Bill Simmons

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November 29, 2015 “Hope: Now and What Will Be”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


November 26, 2015 Generous God  by Rev Bill Simmons

Thanksgiving Sermon (PDF)


November 22, 2015 “Generosity vs. Reciprocity”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


November 15, 2015 “Generosity: Selfishness to Sacrifice”  by Rev Bobby Walston


November 8, 2015 “Generosity: Stagnation to Transformation”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


November 1, 2015 “The Needy”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


October 25, 2015 “Reformation Hallmarks”  by Rev Bill Simmons

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October 18, 2015 “Impossible”  by Rev Bobby Walston


October 4, 2015 “Called to St Louis”  by Rev Bobby Walston


September 27, 2015 “Called to Others”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


September 20, 2015 “Called to the Suffer”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


September 13, 2015 “Called to the Church”  by Rev Jeff Cloeter


September 6, 2015 “Called: Kingdom -> Citizenship”  by Rev Bill Simmons

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September 6, 2015 “Called: The Kingdom of God is Near”  by Rev David Vaughn


August 30, 2015 “Called: Discipleship” Sermon by Rev Bobby Walston


August 23, 2015 “Called” Sermon by Rev Jeff Cloeter


August 16, 2015 “Bigger Than You” Sermon by Rev Jeff Cloeter


August 9, 2015 Sermon by Rev Bill Simmons, Daniel Meyer, and youth


August 2, 2015 Sermon by Rev Jeff Cloeter


August 2, 2015 Sermon by Dr Ben Haupt


July 26, 2015 “Seeing the Signs” by Rev Bill Simmons

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July 19, 2015 “Traveling Lightly” by Vicar Bobby Walston


July 12, 2015 “The Traits of Pilgrim People” by Rev Jeff Cloeter


July 12, 2015 sermon message by Dr Ben Haupt


July 5, 2015 “Slave to None, Subject to All” by Rev Bill Simmons

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Loved+Sent Sermon Series

The eight-week sermon series below, from late 2014, describes the current main focus for the Christ Memorial and Reliant Communities. The sermons will help you understand a good deal about who God is, who we are as his creatures, and what members of Christ Memorial and Reliant mean when we say “we are LOVED and SENT.”


August 17, 2014 by Pastor Jeff Cloeter


August 24, 2014 by Pastor Jeff Cloeter


August 31, 2014 by Pastor Bill Simmons


September 7, 2014 by Pastor Jeff Cloeter


September 14, 2014 by Pastor Jeff Cloeter


September 21, 2014 by Pastor Jeff Cloeter


September 28, 2014 by Pastor Bill Simmons


October 5, 2014 by Pastor Jeff Cloeter