Stained glass windows tell stories of the Bible, faith, and community. The symbols have meaning and significance. You are invited to journey toward Easter in worship at First United Methodist Church as we explore Stories in Stained Glass.
- First Sunday in Lent
- Psalm 25:1-10; Mark 1:9-15
- Second Sunday in Lent
- Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Romans 4:13-25
- Third Sunday in Lent
- Psalm 19; John 2:13-22
- Fourth Sunday in Lent
- Numbers 21:4-9; Ephesians 2:1-10
- Fifth Sunday in Lent
- Psalm 119:9-16; John 12:20-33
- Palm Sunday
- Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; John 12:12-16
- Easter Day
- Isaiah 25:6-9; John 20:1-18
What is this sermon about?
This sermon is about the stories found in stained glass images of a flaming sword, tablets, wheat, and temple.
Why is this sermon important?
It is important because knowing the meaning of stained glass images can help us grow deeper in our faith.
What is the good news?
The good news which Jesus proclaims after his baptism is the same good news told in the stories of our stained glass, and is the same that we offer to others today: God’s kingdom is here. God is love. All are welcome.
What are the next action steps?
You are invited to share the good news of God’s kingdom.
What is the context of this sermon?
This sermon is in a series focused on telling the stories in stained glass found in the sanctuary at First UMC El Dorado.