Sermons on Serve

Sermons on Serve

Food for 5,000?

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…

Write Letters

When was the last time you received a hand-written letter from someone? In the Bible, the books 1st and 2nd Timothy are two such personal letters. As he was nearing the end of his life, the Apostle Paul recognized the importance of passing his mission on to the next generation and he offers advice, directions and encouragement to his young disciple, Timothy, and to us. In this series, we take a close look at these treasured letters and their message…

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,…

Walking and Weeding: The Power of Serving Together

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.…

Seeing Jesus Today

Jesus didn’t come to start a religion. The rebel Jesus came with a renegade gospel to start a revolution. Join First United Methodist Church in worship as we discover Jesus all over again. February 22 – Come, Follow Me March 1 – Discovering the Rebel Jesus March 8 – Revolutionary Lifestyle March 15 – The Most Important Question You Will Ever Have to Answer March 22 – Seeing Jesus Today March 29 – The Way of the Cross April 5 – Resurrection What is this sermon about?…