Sermons on Transformation of the World

Sermons on Transformation of the World

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.…

Do miracles still happen?

We all have questions. Sometimes the answers are easy. But, sometimes, our questions are complicated and the answers are difficult to see and even harder to articulate. Join us for worship at First United Methodist Church in January as we address some of the most frequently asked questions about the Christian faith. January 3 – Do miracles still happen? January 10 – Why and how should I read the Bible? January 17 – How do I know God’s will for my life? January…

Bethlehem

This season, we have the opportunity to find renewed hope and joy in the overwhelming love of God with us. Join us for Advent: A Season of Hope as we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus once again, experience God’s presence with us in Word and Spirit and anticipate Christ’s return. November 29 – Expectation December 6 – Bethlehem December 13 – Shepherds December 20 – Angels December 24 – Candlelight Christmas Eve at 7 p.m. December 27 – Magi…

Strike it Rich!

In 1915, workers struck oil at a well called Stapleton #1. From the 1910’s through the 1950’s oil permeated every aspect of life in Butler County and continues to be an integral part of our life today. Stories from the oil fields can teach us something important about our past, present, future … and our faith. Join us as First United Methodist Church collaborates with the Kansas Oil Museum to bring you these stories. On August 16, we will begin…
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