October 19, 2017


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This week: 



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"It Matters"









Fear Not enews"Fear Not"

 Oct 15, 2017: "Fear Not - Part 3" (Elder Dave Woellert)

 Oct 8, 2017: "Always Be Ready"

 Oct 1, 2017: "Fear Not - Part 2"

 Sep 24, 2017:  "Fear Not - Part 1" 







Walking by faith:

Sep 17, 2017: A Conversation with Lucy Gacheru (Hope Community Center) on Faith, Hope, and Love

Sep 10, 2017: "A Right Time, a Right Place, a Right Face for God's Grace" (Rev. Larry Sansoucie)

Sep 3, 2017:  "Waiting for God"


Sing the Faith enews

 Sing the Faith!

 Aug 27, 2017: Hymn Sing 

 Aug 20, 2017: How Great Thou Art   (Elder Gary Loomans)

 Aug 13, 2017: When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

 Aug 6, 2017: In Christ Alone (Dave Woellert) technical difficulty with podcast

 July 30, 2017: How Firm A Foundation (Elder Jon Kopke)

 July 23, 2017: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

 July 16, 2017: Great Is Thy Faithfulness (Rev. Christine White)

 July 9, 2017: For All the Saints (Rev. Larry Sansoucie)

 July 2, 2017:  Be Thou My Vision

 June 25, 2017: Amazing Grace

                         Video in Sermon: VIDEO 

 June 18, 2017:  Come,Thou Fount of Every Blessing

 June 11, 2017:  Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty


Walking by Faith ICON enews Walking by Faith:

 June 4, 2017: Go Big

 May 28, 2017: Let Go  

 May 21, 2017: Stand Firm (Elder Gary Loomans)

 May 14, 2017: Step Out

 May 7, 2017: Just Do It: (Elder Jon Kopke) 

 Apr 30, 2017:  Ask First (Rev. Larry Sansoucie) 

                               Apr 23, 2017: Hold On 




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Lets Get Real!

Apr 9, 2017:   "They Went to Meet Him, Shouting"

Apr 2, 2017:   Do You Believe This

Mar 26, 2017: You Have Seen Him

Mar 19, 2017:  If You Knew the Gift of God

Mar 12, 2017:  Are You a Teacher of Israel?


God Calling enews

"God Calling" How do we hear Him? How do we respond?

Feb 26, 2017: "Lord, It Is Good For Us To Be Here" (Elder Dave Woellert)

Feb 12, 2017: "We Don't Know What We Don't Know" (Rev. David Zuidema)

Feb 5, 2017: "More God" (Elder Gary Loomans)





Soul Keeping E-NewsSoul Keeping is about taking care of the most important part of you.

Jan 29, 2017: "A Hiding Place for the Soul (Elder Gary Loomans)

Jan 22, 2017: "The Journey of the Soul"

Jan 15, 2017: "What the Soul Needs"  

Jan 8, 2017: "How Goes It With Your Soul?"



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The Gift of the season is the gift of Jesus.

Jan 1, 2017: A New Way

Dec 25, 2016: The Gift of Jesus

Dec 11, 2016: The Gift of Joy

Dec 4, 2016: The Gift of Peace

Nov 27, 2016: The Gift of Hope

Nov 20, 2016: "Praying the Kingdom"

Nov 6, 2016: "Down From the Mountain"

Epic Fail

When we are in Christ, there is no such thing as an "epic fail."

Jul 3, 2016: Football: "Do It Again!"


meaning of membership

What does it mean to be a member of the church?

Jun 26, 2016: Following

Jun 19, 2016: Worshipping

Jun 12, 2016: "Growing"

Jun 5, 2016: "Serving"

May 29, 2016: "Giving" 



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Being the Church is not as complicated as you might think.

May 15, 2016: "Simply Church"

May 8, 2016: "Ready for the End"

May 1, 2016:  "A Commendable Life" 

Apr 24, 2017: "Trust the Work"

Apr 17, 2017: "The Real Gospel"

Apr 10, 2016:  "When You Fall Short, And You're Just Not Good Enough"  (Youth Ministry, Gary  Loomans, preaching)

Apr 3, 2016: "The Word is Getting Out"

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Deeply Rooted:

Mar 27, 2016: "Testifying that He is the One"

Mar 20, 2016:  Deep Community

Mar 13, 2016: Pastoral Associate Rev. Larry Sansoucie  Deep Devotion

Mar 6, 2016: (guest preacher) Rev. Christine White   Deep Distress

Feb 28, 2016:  (guest preacher) Pastor Gregory Chandler of World Outreach Christian Church 

Feb 21, 2016: Deep Listening

Feb 14, 2016:  Deep Reading

Three Things ChimesThree Things that give direction for the beginning of the year:

Feb 7, 2016: "Three Dimensional Faith"

Jan 31, 2016: "Three Nots to Listen For" (Elder Gary Loomans)

Jan 24, 2016: Three Ways to Invest in the Next Generation

Jan 17, 2016: "How's Your Love Life?" (Rev. Dr. Alvin Sanders)

Jan 10, 2016: ThreeThings: Our Three in One God

Jan 3, 2016: Three Things: The Three Gifts of the Magi



Dec 27, 2015: Giving and Getting (Rev. Larry Sansoucie)

Dec 20, 2015: Getting Ready for Christmas: Feasting

Dec 13, 2015: Getting Ready for Christmas: Sending Cards & Letters

Dec 6, 2015: Getting Ready for Christmas: Decorating

Nov 29, 2015: Getting Ready for Christmas: Shopping

Nov 22, 2015: "Lifting Up Christ"

Nov 15, 2015: "Generation to Generation"

Nov 8, 2015: "Winning the War" (Elder Dave Woellert)

Nov 1, 2015: "Our Glorious Future"

The Fall series will a key way we re-introduce NORTHCHURCH to ourselves and our community.

Oct 25, 2015: A New Beginning

Oct 18, 2015: CORE VALUES: Grounded in Worship

Oct 11, 2015: CORE VALUES: Authentic

Oct 4, 2015: CORE VALUES: Shaped by God's Word

Sep 27, 2015:  CORE VALUES: Outwardly Focused

Sep 20, 2015: CORE VALUES: Deeply Rooted in Christ

Sep 13, 2015: CORE VALUES: Welcoming

Sep 6, 2015: Still Learning to Live the Love of Christ  (starts at 3:22)

Aug 30, 2015: "A New Name"

Aug 16, 2015: "Be Wise, Be Faithful, Be Fed and Live" (Rev. Larry Sansoucie)


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Jul 26, 2015 "You Can Choose Right"

Jul 19, 2015 "Humility Requires Real Strength" (Jon Kopke)

Jul 12, 2015 "Be Found Faithful"

Jul 5, 2015 "You Can't Fake Goodness"

Jun 28, 2015 "Be Kind, Always"

Jun 21 "Patience is Possible" (Elder Gary Loomans)

Jun 14: "Peace Works"

Jun 7: "Joy is the Proof Its Real" (Rev. Larry Sansoucie)

May 31: "Love Changes Everything"

May 24: "Fruit of a Spirit Life"


Brave discovery hour class

BRAVE Take a bold step. You were made for bravery:

May 17: "New" (Elder Gary Loomans)

May 10;  "Keep Going"

May 3:   "Take a Step of Faith Today"

Apr 26:   "Who Defines Your Identity"

Apr 19:   "God is There in the Storms" (Rev. Larry Sansoucie)

Apr 12:  "God is Calling You to Adventure"



Salvation is the promise of the Christian message.

Apr 5: "The Irrational Hope of the Resurrection"

Mar 29: "The Glorious Shame of the Cross"

Mar 22: "It's Not Over 'Til It's Over"

Mar 15: "Salvation Starts Now"

Mar 8: "You Can't Just Believe It"

Mar 1: "Salvation's First Gift"    Pastor Erwin's written Sermon

Feb 22: "Let's Get Saved"


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How Scripture understands the gospel

Feb 15: The Gospel of Jesus

Feb 8: The Gospel of the Kingdom

Feb 1: The Power of the Gospel


Four ways we can be pointing to Jesus

Jan 25: "Pointing to Jesus: as a Church"

Due to technical difficulties the sermons for 

January 11 and 18th are not available

Jan 4: "Pointing to Jesus: With our Stuff"




Birth of Our Savior - Chimes

The story from the Bible in 6 parts

Dec 28: Chapter 6: EPILOGUE

Dec 25: Chapter 5: REJOICING (Part 2)

Dec 25: Chapter 5: REJOICING (Part 1)

Dec 21: Chapter 4: JOURNEYS

Dec 14: Chapter 3: STIRRINGS

Dec   7: Chapter 2: SIGNS

Nov 30: Chapter 1: WAITING


Nov 23:  "A Renewed Vision for Christ"

Nov   9:  "Army Strong"  (Dave Woellert)

Nov   2:  "What Can Be Done In Desperate Times"  (Gary Loomans)

A series about following Christ 7-days a week  

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Oct 26: Walkin It Out on Saturday... "Come On, Let's Play"

Oct 19: Walkin It Out on Friday..."Taking Out the Trash"

Oct 12: Walkin It Out on Thursday...."In An Over Connected World"

Oct   5: Walkin It Out on Wednesday..."Getting Over the Hump"

Sep 28: Walkin It Out on Tuesday..."Dealing with Deadlines"

Sep 21: Walkin It Out on Monday..."Back to the Grind"

Sep 14: Walkin It Out on Sunday..."The Highlight of the Week"



A summer series to refresh and deepen our faith in God. 

Summer Series Website

Sep   7:  "When Loves Comes to Town (Rev. Larry Sansoucie)

Aug 31:  "That's Not Normal" (Elder Jon Kopke)

Aug 17:  Loving God in Worship

Aug 10:  Loving God in our Giving

Aug   3:  Loving God Through Obedience

Jul 27: The Habit  of Trusting God (Rev. Larry Sansoucie)

Jul 20: The Challenge of Trusting God (Gary Loomans)

Jul 13: Where I see God at work in our city today (Rev. Dr. Troy Jackson)

Jul   6: The Reason for Trusting God

Jun 29: The God We Know

Jun 22: More Than Knowledge

Jun 15: How We Know God 


Come and See

An Easter season series on the signs that Christ is alive and God is at work.

Jun   8: SIGNS: Gifts of the Holy Spirit

May 25: SIGNS: Knowing God

May 18: The Adventure of a Lifetime: Following Jesus Together

                 (Dr. Jerry Kirk)

May 11: SIGNS: Abundant Life

Apr 27: SIGNS: Our Testimony


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7 Lenten sermons on transcendent moments in Jesus' earthly ministry where his divine nature shines through.

Apr 13: "Rightful King" 

Apr   6: "Father's Glory"

Mar 30: "Storm Walker"

Mar 23: "Demon Caster"

Mar 16: "Life Changer"

Mar   9: "Sin Carrier" 

A series of messages that include practical tools for living a transformed life. 

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Feb 23: "One Anothering"

Feb   9: "Watch Your Mouth!"

Feb   2:  "Listen for Heaven's Sake"

Jan 26: "Don't Go It Alone"

Jan 19: "Walking in Forgiveness"

Jan 12: "Just Do It"

Jan   5: "Living on Purpose"




An Advent sermon series based on a series of short 2-3 minute videos of first person monologues of various figures form the"First Christmas"

First Christmas Series

Dec  29: "Mary's Gratitude"

Dec  22: "The Innkeepers Lesson"

Dec  15:  "Joseph's Question"

Dec    8:  "Elizabeth's Amazement"

Dec    1:  "A Wise Man's Insight"

A "Citywide Journey" of sermons and small group studies learning how to see and and live the Kingdom of God.

titleslide kingdomNov  24: "Kingdom Come"

Nov  17: "Seeing the Kingdom" (Gary Loomans)

Nov  10: "Kingdoms in Conflict"

Nov    3: "Kingdom Obedience"

Oct   20: "Children of the Kingdom" 

Oct   13: "The Upside Down Kingdom"  

A Series inspired by the most famous verse in the Bible

God So Loved

Oct    6: "Signs of the Kingdom from Around the World"

Sep 29: "Jesus is the Answer"

Sep 22: "The Church in Cincinnati"

Sep 15: "Think Global, Act Local"

Sep   8: "You Are Here"

Sep   1:  "He's got the whole world..."

Enough Time: A Series based on the "40 Day" Passages of Scripture

Enough Time Publicity

Aug 25: "40 Days of Teaching (Rev. Dr. Larry Sansoucie)

Aug 18: "40 Days of Testing (Rev. Dr. Larry Sansoucie)

Aug 11: "40 Days of Taunting"

Aug   4: "40 Days of Travel"

Jul   28: "40 Days or Else!"

Jul   21: "40 Days of Spying"

Jul  14: "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" (Rev. Dr. Larry Sansoucie)

Jul    7:  "Go On Your Way" (Dr. Larry Sansoucie)

Jun 30: "40 Days of Prayer"

Jun 23: "40 Days of Glory"

Jun 16: "40 Days of Water"

Words of Faith

A 9-week series, based upon the themes of the 40-Day Prayer Covenant

Jun 9: AUTHORITY: Given by Christ

Jun 2:  DISCIPLESHIP: leading others to Christ

                      VIDEO: "This Is Discipleship"
May 26: INFLUENCE: our God-given mission  (Not Available) 

May 19: DEPENDENCE: our need of the Holy Spirit

May 12: COMMITMENT: following Christ

May   5: WORSHIP: giving God honor (Elder Jenny Loomans)

Apr  28: REPENTANCE: turning back to God

Apr  21: COMPASSION: loving like God loves


THE WAY OF JESUS: A Lenten Series on the ways that Jesus is the Way

Way of Jesus

Mar 31: LIFE: The Way of Resurrection
Mar 24: GOSPEL: The Way of Non-Violence
Mar 17: THE HOLY: The Way of Seeing Life
Mar 10: MARGINS: The Way of the Prophet
Mar   3: TRUTH: the Way of Complete Genuineness
Feb 24: WORDS: The Way of Careful Language
Feb 17: FAITH: The Way of Obedience & Sacrifice

THINE IS THE KINGDOM: A 6-week series on the Lord's Prayer

Thine Is the KingdomFeb 10: Overcoming
Feb   3: A Community of Forgiveness
Jan  27: Our Daily Bread
Jan  20: Asking for the Kingdom
Jan  13: Abba, Who Art in Heaven
Jan    6: The Kingdom Prayer


An Advent & Christmas series from the Old Testament Lectionary readings

The Promise




Dec 30: "The Real Story"
Dec 23: "I Will Bring You Home"  

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