Listen to Sunday Sermons

Listen to Sunday Sermons by clicking the links below. You can also subscribe to the Pres House sermon podcast on iTunes. If you have trouble with the links below try downloading the file to your computer/device before playing it.

For Sunday Sermons from past semesters visit the Sermon Archive page. During the summer months (mid-May through mid-August), we do not record the sermons; instead, join us “live” in Lower Hall as our sermon time is usually more participatory.



“Weeping and Dancing” – 3.12.17
Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 (Rev. Erica Liu)

“Life and Death” -3.5.17
Ecclesiastes 3:1-3 (Rev. Erica Liu)


“Every Life Needs a Chance to Make a Difference” -2.26.17
John 6:1-3 (Rev. Mark Elsdon)
Please watch this video while listening to the sermon: Pay It Forward

“Every Life Has Its Limits” – 2.19.17
Matthew 6:25-34 (Rev. Mark Elsdon)

“Every Life Comes With a Gift” – 2.12.17
1 Corinthians 12:4-11 (Rev. Erica Liu)
Watch this video while listening to the sermon: Paul Potts

Special Taize’ Service
“What is Taize’?” – 1.29.17
Matthew 22:34-40 (Rev. Mark Elsdon,
Min. Jake McClanahan from His House,
and Sermon by Fr. Jonathan Melton from St. Francis House).


“Paul’s Joy” – 2.5.17
Philippians 4:4-9 (Rev. Erica Liu)

“Standing Up To Fear” – 01.22.17
Matthew 16:24-26 (Rev. Mark Elsdon)

“Letter From Birmingham Jail” – 01.15.17
Amos 5:21-24 (Rev. Erica Liu)
Watch this video during sermon.
Read MLK’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail” 

FALL 2016


“The Word” – 12.18.16
John 1:1-7; 32-34
(Rev. Erica Liu)

“Herod: A Struggle for the Throne” – 12.11.16
Matthew 2 ( Rev. Mark Elsdon)

“Messy Family Trees” – 12.04.16
Matthew 1 (Rev. Erica Liu)
Please watch this video while listening to the sermon: “The DNA Journey”
Open this PDF while listening to the sermon as well: Jesus – Genealogy



“Come” – 11.20.16
Isaiah 7:10-16 (Rev. Erica Liu)

“Homecoming Reflections” – 11.13.16
Hebrew 12:1-2 ( Walter and Karen Pridham, Alex Kuehn, Helen Chao)
Kira and Cody Hanson also came to join us from Colorado via this video.

“Holy” – 11.06.16
Revelation 4:1-11 (Rev. Erica Liu)


“Hope” – 10.30.16
Romans 8:22-27, 38-39 (Rev. Erica Liu)

“Solidarity” – 10.23.16
Matthew 1:18-25 (Rev. Mark Elsdon)

“True Love” – 10.16.16
1 Corinthians 13:4-13 (Rev. Mark Elsdon)

“Wine and Cheese” – 10.09.16
Matthew 5:38-48 (Rev. Erica Liu)
Please watch this video while listening to the sermon: Disarming a Robbery

“Our Generosity” – 10.02.16
Matthew 25:31-46 (Rev. Mark Elsdon)
Please watch video while listening to the sermon: Syrian Boy


“Rest Area Ahead” – 09.25.16
Matthew 14:13-21 (Rev. Erica Liu)

“Mutiny On The Trail” – 09.18.16 
Matthew 7:1-5 (Rev. Mark Elsdon)

“New Family” – 09.11.16
Mark 3:19-21, 31-35 (Rev. Erica Liu)

“What’s In Your Backpack?” – 09.04.16 
Luke 9:1-6 (Rev. Mark Elsdon)

“New Seating Charts” – 08.28.16
Luke 14:1, 7-14 (Rev. Erica Liu)

Spring 2015 and older sermons can be found on the Sermon Archives page