Tag Archive: Sermon

Aug 23

“Let the Little Children Come” – a message shared at Trailhead Christian Fellowship Church; Townsend, MT

The following message was delivered at Trailhead Christian Fellowship Church on 8/13/17. I could tell I had settled into the role of Chaplain at Intermountain when the following diagnoses no longer startled me: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder; Reactive Attachment Disorder of early childhood or infancy; Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder-Combined Type; Anxiety Disorder; Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent; Neglect …

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May 27

“No Greater Love” a reflection on John 15:9-17 for Memorial Day

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9 “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love. 11 I have told you this so that my joy may be in …

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May 06

What a Mother Means to a Child: Mother’s Day Sermon 2016

[note: this sermon was prepared and delivered by Chaplain Chris Haughee for worship at Chester United Methodist Church in Chester, Montana on May 8, 2016] What a Mother Means from Intermountain on Vimeo.   It’s Mother’s Day, and I hope yours in a happy one. But, my life experience and ministry setting at Intermountain tells …

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Dec 06

John the Baptist and Advent: Preparing the Way, Pointing to Christ

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(this post is based on the sermon Chaplain Chris Haughee delivered in worship at Community Protestant Church in West Yellowstone, MT, on Dec. 6th, 2015. Click here to visit the church’s website) Passage: Luke 3:1-6 (ESV), “John the Baptist Prepares the Way” 3 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being …

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Oct 10

Toward a Theology of Hospitality – a sermon by Intermountain Board President, Rev. Marianne Niesen

The Rev. Marianne Niesen

[This sermon was delivered in worship at St. Paul’s UMC in Helena, Montana on Sept. 20th, 2015. Rev. Marianne Niesen serves as Sr. Pastor of St. Paul’s UMC as well as the Chair of the Intermountain Board of Directors] In Africa, the Masai are known as the fiercest of warriors.  Interestingly, though, they greet each …

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May 27

The Irreplaceable Holy Spirit-a sermon for Pentecost

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(this sermon was first delivered on Pentecost Sunday 2015 at Headwaters Covenant Church; Helena, MT. © Chaplain Chris Haughee, all rights reserved) We are going to start today by putting on our imagination hats! Working in children’s ministry as the chaplain at Intermountain, I am used to engaging the imagination in order to teach and …

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Nov 21

“Kingdom Business”—a message for National Adoption Sunday 2014

“Kingdom Business” by Chaplain Chris Haughee. A Sermon for Christ the King Sunday 2014 / National Adoption Sunday (11/23/14) Today we celebrate “Christ the King” Sunday… a celebration of Christ as sovereign Lord and King over all creation. It is the last Sunday in the Christian calendar. Next week we celebrate a new year in …

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Apr 28

How we see Jesus – a sermon for the second Sunday of Easter

How We See Jesus

Scripture texts: John 20: 19-29 & 1 Peter 1:3-9 “I saw a strange sight. I stumbled upon a story most strange, like nothing in my life, my street sense, my sly tongue had ever prepared me for. Hush, child. Hush now, and I will tell it to you. Even before the dawn one Friday morning …

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Apr 10

Trusting in Jesus even though you’re hurting—a sermon for the 5th Sunday of Lent

Trusting In Jesus

[note: this sermon was originally delivered to the Harlem Yoked Parish in Harlem, Montana on April 6th, 2014 by Chaplain Chris Haughee] Text: John 11:1-27 Has anyone ever asked you, “What’s the worst that could happen?” Sometimes it is said in a flippant manner, meant to dismiss our concerns. Other times, the person asking truly …

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Mar 20

“Need a drink?” a Change for Children object lesson based on John 4:5-42

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Objects needed: A box of saltine crackers, a bottle of water (or several bottles… as you might want to give each child a bottle) Key Text: John 4:5-42 Theme/Main Idea: Jesus meets the needs of our thirsty souls. Presentation: “Good morning! How are you this morning? Are you filling up your change cans at home …

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