Recordings of Banner Elk Presbyterian Church Services can be heard by clicking on the links below:

CLICK HERE to access Service Recordings for January – June, 2017

 

December 31, 2017 – First Sunday After Christmas

 

Anthem – “David’s Royal City”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “So Exceptional” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

December 24, 2017 – 5 PM – Christmas Eve

Complete Service

 

December 24, 2017 – 11 AM – Fourth Sunday of Advent

 

Lighting of the Advent Candle – Love – Jeff Davis and Kayla Holden

Anthem – Break Forth O Beauteous Morning Light

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “The Main Course” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

December 17, 2017 – Third Sunday of Advent

 

Reception of New Members – Charles & Sharilynn Dolab

Time For Our Children

Proclamation of the Word in Music

 “Sing Joy to All the World” – Narrators – Duane Addison, Stephen Hill

 “Tidings of Comfort and Joy”

 “A Light Shall Shine” – Bill Ferguson, solo

“Glory in the Highest!”

  “Sing Joy to All the World”

Complete Service

 

December 10, 2017 – Second Sunday of Advent

 

Anthem – “Prepare the Way” from “Sing Joy to All the World”

Time For Our Children

Lighting of the Advent Candle – Guatemala Mission Team

Sermon – “Pieces of Hope” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

December 3, 2017 – First Sunday of Advent

 

 

 

Anthem – “People, Look East”

Sermon – “Active Waiting” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

November 26, 2017 – Christ the King Sunday

Anthem – “How Marvelous Are the Works”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “I Just Want to Be a Sheep! You?” – The Rev. Palmer D. Clemmer

Complete Service

 

November 19, 2017 – Twenty-fourth Sunday After Pentecost

Reception of New Members – Jesse and Michelle Pope and
Sacrament of Baptism – Spencer, Lilly and Trevor Pope

 

Anthem – “Forever God’s Love Endures”

Sermon – “Child for the Covenant, Child of the Church” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service
November 12, 2017 – Twenty-third Sunday After Pentecost

Anthem – “Create in Me”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Choose” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

November 5, 2017 – Twenty-second Sunday After Pentecost

Anthem – “Christ Comes To Us”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Reformation!” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service
October 29, 2017 – Twenty-first Sunday After Pentecost

Anthem – “Love Is” – Suzie Fisk, flute

The choir anthem this Sunday Oct. 29th is a composition commissioned for Banner Elk Presbyterian Church by Adam Hill, son of choir members Steve and Betsy Hill. Adam is an American-Canadian composer and bassist originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He has been a recipient of several awards and grants and his music has been presented and commissioned by multiple orchestral and choral ensembles. Additionally, Adam is a performer fluent in several genres; he has released four albums of folk music and has appeared on recordings by various rock and roll, bluegrass, and jazz groups. Adam holds degrees from the University of British Columbia, Western Washington University, and Whitman College.

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Holy and Confident” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

October 22, 2017 – Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

Anthem – “We Are the Hands of Christ”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Image Matters” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

October 15, 2017 – Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Anthem – “Lord, You’ve Searched and Known Me”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Dressing Up” – Rev. Dr. Ed Donnell

Complete Service

 

October 8, 2017 – Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Congregational Meeting

Anthem – “Hear Our Prayer”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Where Was God?” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service
October 1, 2017 – Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

Anthem – “Come. Share the Lord”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Holy Ground” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

September 24, 2017 – Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost

8:30 AM Service

Complete Service

11 AM Service

Welcome of New Members – Bill and Maureen Walker

Anthem – “Shine Through Me” – Laura Carringer Russell, Solo

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Questioning God’s Judgment” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

September 17, 2017 – Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Anthem – “Give Me Jesus” – Alice Johnson, Solo

Time For Our Children

Sermon – Rev. Leslie Piper

Complete Service

 

September 10, 2017 – Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Complete Service

 

September 3, 2017 – Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Complete Service

 

August 29, 2017 – Memorial Service for Fred Dickerson

 

August 27, 2017 – Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

8:30 AM Service

Complete Service

11:00 AM Service

Complete Service

 

August 20, 2017 – Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

11 AM Service

Anthem – “Sing Praises”

Time For Our Children

Scripture Presentation and Sermon – “Heart in Mouth Condition” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

August 13, 2017 – Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

8:30 AM Service

Anthem – “I’ll Be There”

Complete Service

11 AM Service

Reception of New Members – Duane and Connie Boger Addison

Anthem – “Somebody’s Knockin’ at Your Door”

Sermon – “Doubt” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

August 6, 2017 – Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

8:30 AM Service

Anthem – “How Long Has It Been”

11 AM Service

Anthem – “As We Break the Bread”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “You Give Them Something to Eat!” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

July 30, 2017 – Eighth Sunday After Pentecost

11 AM Service

Anthem – “Faithful I Will Be”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Invasive” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

July 23, 2017 – Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

8:30 AM Service

Anthem – “Each Step I Take”

Complete Service

11 AM Service

Anthem – “God Leads Us Along” – Suzie Fisk

Time For Our Children

Sermon – Discipleship: Invitation and Challenge -Rev. Michael McKee

Complete Service

 

July 22, 2017 – A Service of Worship in Witness to the Resurrection and in Celebration of the Life of Louise VonCanon Holshouser

 

July 16, 2017 – Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

11 AM Service

Dedication of New Parking Lot

Reception of New Member – Alice Buttery Johnson

Anthem – “God Breathed”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “What Doesn’t Fit, Fits” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

July 9, 2017 – Fifth Sunday After Pentecost

8:30 AM Service

Anthem – “The Savior is Waiting”

Complete Service

11 AM Service

Moment For Mission – Gordon and Hui Causby

Anthem – “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “Classroom” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service

 

July 2, 2017 – Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

11 AM Service

Anthem – “Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God”

Time For Our Children

Sermon – “What Can I Do to Make God Love Me?” – Rev. Feild Russell

Complete Service