Sermons on John

Sermons on John

Declarations of Your Heart

Giving helps us become what God wants us to be. Giving is not merely about the church’s need for money but about the Christian’s need to grow in generosity. Generosity is a fruit of the Spirit, a sign of our spiritual growth. God uses our giving to change the world for God’s purposes, and God uses our giving to reconfigure our interior lives and to change us! Sep 24, 2017 Ministry Flow 1 Timothy 6:17-19 Oct 1, 2017 The Art…

The Art of Love

Giving helps us become what God wants us to be. Giving is not merely about the church’s need for money but about the Christian’s need to grow in generosity. Generosity is a fruit of the Spirit, a sign of our spiritual growth. God uses our giving to change the world for God’s purposes, and God uses our giving to reconfigure our interior lives and to change us! Sep 24, 2017 Ministry Flow 1 Timothy 6:17-19 Oct 1, 2017 The Art…

Death and Taxes

Do you know who the disciples were? Can you name them? They followed Jesus everywhere and learned how to share God’s love. We can learn from their stories as we seek to follow Jesus today. Join us at First United Methodist Church for Jesus and the 12 Dudes who Did. August 20 – Sons of Thunder August 27 – Growing Faith and Doubt September 3 – Death and Taxes September 10 -Food for 5,000? September 17 – Jesus Calls What…

Growing Faith and Doubt

Do you know who the disciples were? Can you name them? They followed Jesus everywhere and learned how to share God’s love. We can learn from their stories as we seek to follow Jesus today. Join us at First United Methodist Church for Jesus and the 12 Dudes who Did. August 20 – Sons of Thunder August 27 – Growing Faith and Doubt September 3 – Death and Taxes September 10 -Food for 5,000? September 17 – Jesus Calls

Life Everlasting

We’re all searching for something to believe. Sometimes the search is easy. But sometimes our questions are complicated and what to believe is difficult to determine and even harder to articulate. Join First United Methodist Church for Believe – a new worship series in which we will explore the essential beliefs of the Christian faith and why these beliefs matter. We will examine the truths that give meaning and purpose to life. If you are curious about Christianity, looking for…

The Resurrection of the Body

We’re all searching for something to believe. Sometimes the search is easy. But sometimes our questions are complicated and what to believe is difficult to determine and even harder to articulate. Join First United Methodist Church for Believe – a new worship series in which we will explore the essential beliefs of the Christian faith and why these beliefs matter. We will examine the truths that give meaning and purpose to life. If you are curious about Christianity, looking for…

Holy Spirit

We’re all searching for something to believe. Sometimes the search is easy. But sometimes our questions are complicated and what to believe is difficult to determine and even harder to articulate. Join First United Methodist Church for Believe – a new worship series in which we will explore the essential beliefs of the Christian faith and why these beliefs matter. We will examine the truths that give meaning and purpose to life. If you are curious about Christianity, looking for…

Beginnings

Whether it is chosen or forced on you, change brings both opportunities and challenges. As a congregation, we are experiencing change in our building and worship space. As individuals, we experience changes throughout our lives: birth, death, marriage, divorce, new job, retirement and many others. Join us at First United Methodist Church as we consider how our faith helps us to make sense of life’s changes. Each week, we will consider one of three stages of the transition process and…

Down to Earth Lifestyle

Advent is a time of active waiting. It’s a waiting for hope that does justice, a waiting for peace that forgives freely, a waiting for joy that is merciful, a waiting for love that loves your neighbor as yourself. This Advent, we will wait actively. We will do something simple and beautiful every day. Beginning on November 27, stories, scripture and a simple invitation every day will challenge us to respond to God and others with down-to-earth love, humility, lifestyle,…

Down to Earth Humility

Advent is a time of active waiting. It’s a waiting for hope that does justice, a waiting for peace that forgives freely, a waiting for joy that is merciful, a waiting for love that loves your neighbor as yourself. This Advent, we will wait actively. We will do something simple and beautiful every day. Beginning on November 27, stories, scripture and a simple invitation every day will challenge us to respond to God and others with down-to-earth love, humility, lifestyle,…

Stay Connected with the Vine: How Faith Grows

Jesus began one of his most famous parables, “A farmer went out to plant seeds…” He frequently used illustrations from the farm to teach his disciples about growing spiritually, the practices that help us live as disciples of Jesus Christ, and the struggles we face in experiencing the joy of the Christian life. Join First United Methodist Church this fall for Lessons from a Pumpkin Farm. We will study Jesus’ agricultural lessons and other biblical teachings regarding the spiritual life.…