Chancel inner 11-14 GUK

The following links enable you to listen to extracts from our weekly services (content has been limited to the children’s talk, the lessons and the sermon).  This is a new service which we started in August, 2016 and are pleased to deliver through our web-site. Recordings of most of our worship and family services, which you can stream or download, are now available on-line.  This is  in addition to the full text versions available for download on our “Sermons from Mitchellville” page.

Clicking or tapping over the underlined title of  a recording will open and play the selected audio.  If you wish to download an audio file to your computer use the “Click here to download” link where available, otherwise right click the title and select “Save link As ..”  (this feature is not available on mobile devices).  You may find that downloading and playing in your computer will result in better sound quality than can be achieved by streaming,


  • Unforgiving Servant: “As We Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us.”  The children’s talk , lessons and sermon on the subject of forgiveness, by Rev. Brian Smith on Sunday October 8th, 2017.   Click here to download .
  • The Church as Heaven on Earth: –   Delivered by Rev. Michael D. Gladish on Sunday October 1st, 2017. How could this be, given that we are all “works in progress?”  It depends on how you define “church” and what you expect in heaven.   This is a recording of the adult lessons and sermon only.     Click here to download .
  • Reward and Punishment: – Third in the series on the spiritual world on what is meant by the “reward” of heaven and the “punishment” of hell. Worship service on Sunday September 24th, 2017.   Click here to download .
  • The Human Form of the Spiritual World:  – A continuation on the subject of the Spiritual World, specifically about the whole organic human form of that world and how it relates to our experience in this world.   Click here to download .
  • Associate Spirits –  the first in a series on the Spiritual World.  A recording of the children’s talk, lessons and sermon only from the worship service on Sunday September 10th, 2017 when Holy Supper was administered (not included).  Click here to download .
  • The Fruit of the Tree:  –  Worship service on September 9th, 2017 taken by our Assistant Pastor, Rev. Michael E. Ferrell.  Remember as you are living the life of heaven the Lord said ” Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad”  The theme for the children’s talk is “A Sign from Heaven”  Click here to download .
  • The Life of Religion – Judgement:. – Fifth in the summer series by Rev. Michael D. Gladish on Sunday August 27th, 2017.  Click here to download .
  • The Life of Religion – Repentance:. – Fourth in the summer series by Rev. Michael D. Gladish on Sunday August 20th, 2017.  Click here to download .
  • Humility – This recording of the children’s talk, lessons and sermon from the worship service on August 13th, 2017 taken by Asst. Pastor Rev. Brian D. Smith gives us guidance on the dangers of “hardness of heart.”   Click here to download .
  • The Life of Religion – Conscience – The sermon in this recording, delivered on August 6th, is the third in the summer series on the life of religion  Click here to download .
  • The Life of Religion – Faith:   – Delivered on July 30th. this week’s subject in the summer series  is the partner to last week’s address on Charity.    Click here to download .
  • The Life of Religion – Charity:–  “Our theme for the summer is the life of religion.  The first sermon in the series discussed how important this is.  The second, last week, referenced the appropriate application of our thought process to this life – stretching the bow of doctrine to let our arrows of truth fly in the right direction.  Now we are talking about good works specifically.”  The sermon in this recording was delivered by our Pastor, Rev. Michael D. Gladish on July 23rd, 2017.    Click here to download .
  • Hitting the Target is the subject for the sermon in this recording of our worship service on July 16, 2017 given by Asst. Pastor Rev. Brian D. Smith.  The children’s talk is about Kings in the Old Testament  – Saul, (Jonathan} and David.   Click here to download .
  • “Render to Caesar the Things that are Caesar’s  and to God the Things that are God’s”    -” As we approach the celebration of our country’s declaration of independence 241 years ago it is appropriate to give a little thought to the challenges we all face in reconciling our spiritual duties with our civic duties, especially when they seem to clash in some way.”  Children’s talk, lessons, sermon and prayers delivered by Rev. Michael D. Gladish on July 2nd, 2017.  Click here to download .
  • “If I make my Bed in Hell” – Rt. Rev. Peter Buss Sr. was our guest on March 25th speaking on this text from Psalm 139.  How is the Lord with us in our worst moments? How does he lead us away from destructive forces?  His closeness to us at such times is beautifully described in the Writings   Click here to download .
  • Not Adding to the Word – The Family Service on June 18th.  The sermon addresses the inner meaning of the warning  in Rev. 22:18-19 about not adding to or distracting from  “the words of the prophecy.”   Click here to download 
  • One Church from Seven – June 4th 2017.  John’s revelation to the seven churches of Asia Minor and what it means to us personally and for the future of the New Church.  Click here to download 
  • Gideon’s Transformation – This recording of the service at Mitchellville on May 28th appliss the experiences of Gideon to our own lives.  Click here to download 
  • The Call to Leadership – A recording of the children’s talk lessons and sermon from the worship service at Mitchellville taken by Rev. Brian D. Smith, Asst. Pastor on Sunday May 21st, 2017.  Just before the story of Gideon, Israel faces off against the Canaanites.  What can we learn about the qualities required for good leadership such as humility, willingness, trustfulness and purpose?  Click here to download 
  • Rest in the Lord –  The sermon in this recording  of the worship service at Mitchellville, delivered by Rev. Michael D. Gladish on Sunday May 7th, 2017, discusses how, and what it means, to rest in the Lord .   “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” ~ Matthew 11:28.    Click here to download 
  • Patience – Here is a recording of the service at Mitchellville on Sunday May 30 which was taken by Rt. Rev. Brian Keith on the occasion of his visit to our society.  Click here to download 
  • Palm Sunday – Delivered at Mitchellville on April 9th, 2017 , the sermon studies the issue of Divine Foresight and Providence in the events of Palm Sunday.    Click here to download 
  • Judgement and Mercy – This recording of the worship service at Mitchellville on April 2, 2017 expands on the story of Abraham pleading  for Sodom in Genesis 18.  The sermon is entitled “Judgement and Mercy – You Can’t Have One without the Other.”     Click here to download 
  • Building Community in the Church – This recording includes a challenging talk delivered by our pastor for the worship service on Sunday March 26th, 2017.   Click here to download 
  • Covenant with Noah  –  The sermon which culminates this recording, delivered by our Pastor on Sunday March 19th, examines the internal sense of the text – “During all the days of the earth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease” (Genesis 8:22).  Click here to download 
  • Trusting Our Sense Experience – Delivered by Rev. Michael Gladish for Holy Supper worship service on March 7, 2017.  Click here to download 
  • Life in this World – Delivered by Rev. Michael Gladish during the worship service on Sunday, February 18th 2017 the sermon, entitled “The Purpose and Value of Life in this World,” concludes with the statement:    “……………  life in this world, whether pleasant or troubled, can be described in one word, and that word is opportunity. Naturally, materially, we are often bound and limited, but spiritually everything we experience can be used for our benefit. Let us use it wisely, and support one another to the best of our ability as we do.”  Click here to download 
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply – this recording of the worship service on Sunday January 22nd, 2017 (children’s talk, lessons and sermon) examines the inner meaning of the text: “Then God blessed them, and God said to them, Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” (Genesis 1:28).  Click here to download 
  • Numbering the People – Delivered by Rev. Michael Gladish during the worship service on January 15th. What is the real meaning and purpose of num­bering in the Word, and why is it important in our present day lives?  Click here to download .
  • Sunday Worship Service on New Year’s Day 2017 – Children’s talk, lessons and sermon entitled “First, Do No Harm.”  Click here to download 
  • Family Service on Christmas Day 2016 – The focus for this special family service is on the joy of the shepherds and the gifts of the wise men in the Christmas story.  How can we feel that same joy and offer those same gifts to the Lord in our lives today as we celebrate his birth?  Click here to download 
  • Candlelight Festival Service on Christmas Eve 2016 – Listen to all the lessons and the sermon by Rev. Michael Gladish, which focusses on the contrast between good and evil in the Christmas story and how miraculous it all was.
  • Celebration of the Holy Supper on Sunday December 4th, 2016. – This recording includes the lessons, the children’s talk and the sermon but excludes the Holy Supper ceremony.
  • The Principles of Marriage – This recording of the worship service on Sunday  November 20th 2016 includes the three lessons and the sermon, by Rev. Michael Gladish. which expands on the text:  Jesus said, “Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’?  So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man put asunder.”  Matt. 19:6
  • Mourning: Prerequisite for Thanksgiving – by Rev. Brian Smith on Sunday November 6th, 2016.  This recording, which includes the children’s talk, the lessons and sermon, looks at the detail of one particularly painful defeat suffered by the children of Israel, to learn something of how mourning a loss can prepare us for joy.
  • Evil and Falsity Used for Good – by Rev. Michael Gladish for the worship service on Ofor Tanksgivingctober 30th.  If man ….  “were not allowed to think in accord with the love in his will, which is hereditarily implanted in him, that love would remain shut in and never be seen by him..” – DP #281(2).
  • Worship Service on Sunday October 2nd, 2016 – Our Pastor Rev. Michael Gladish discusses the power of sharing our personal struggles and insights with others.
  • Holy Supper Service on Sunday September 25th, 2016 – by Rev. Michael Gladish.  This recording includes the children’s talk, the lessons and the sermon delivered prior to Holy Supper.  We recommend you download or listen to this outstanding recording to  better understand the importance, benefits and spiritual significance of the Holy Supper ceremony.  A text version is also available on  our “Sermons from Mitchellville” page.
  • Worship Service on Sunday September 18th, 2016 – by Rev. Brian Smith on the subject “Poverty and Generosity.”  The sermon addresses the question:  What do we learn from the example of a poor widow giving up her livelihood to the Lord?  How does this story challenge and inspire us to understand the vital call to acknowledge our own poverty AND to exercise generosity in response? Read more
  • Family Service on Sunday September 11th 2016 -“Fleeing, Hiding, & Waiting Patiently for the Lord,”  a Family Service talk by Rev. Michael Gladish )includes lessons).
  • Service on Sunday August 28th, 2016  –  delivered by our Assistant Pastor, Rev. Michael Ferrell, the subject of the sermon in this recording is “Crossing Over To Heaven.”
  • Service on Sunday August 21st, 2016  – Part 4 of the summer series on “Our Connection to Heaven.”  The sermon in this recording discusses the link between heaven and earth through “Correspondences.”
  • Service on Sunday August 7th, 2016  – Part 3 of the summer series on “Our Connection to Heaven,” the sermon included in this recording discusses the subject of “Bringing Heaven to Earth” through the church (by Rev. Michael Gladish).