"This Is The Way" Sermon Series

As followers of Jesus, in the Wesleyan tradition, we have a “way” that shapes our individual and communal life, and that way is grace. This grace is described beautifully in the hymn, “Amazing Grace,” penned 250 years ago by a slave-trader, who by the grace of God, became an Anglican clergyperson na

"Waiting Well" Sermon Series

As people of faith, we’re called to embody the gifts of hope, peace, joy and love while we deal with the difficulties and disappointments that come with living in an imperfect world. The prophet Isaiah pointed to the gift of the Christ-child 700 years before he came. In what ways do our lives point

"The All-In Family" Sermon Series

The scripture lessons in this series challenge us to be “all-in” when it comes to following Jesus. How would our faith family at First UMC look different if we were all, all-in?

"Come To Your Senses!" Sermon Series

This series highlights the importance of using our five senses to experience God in the tangible things of life. Sometimes all we have to do is look, or listen, or smell, or taste, or touch to be reminded of God’s amazing grace all around us.

"Soaring With Our Strengths" Sermon Series

Identifying, embracing and building on our strengths as a community of faith, and as individual followers of Jesus, is essential to a future of forward momentum and ministry effectiveness. How can we reflect the “already and not yet” nature of God’s Kingdom come, God’s will be done, on earth as it i

"The Voice" Sermon Series

So many voices clamor for our attention daily, some that we want to hear and many that we don’t. During this series we’ll hear a variety of voices in scripture that will encourage us, surprise us, challenge us, and comfort us.

"From the Tomb" Sermon Series

The power and glory of the resurrection forges forth a new way of being with life and death transformed through the work of Christ.

“We Make the Road by Walking” Sermon Series

Each step, including missteps, make the road before us and although we don’t know what the next step will bring, we do know we don’t take it alone.

"If You Say So..." Sermon Series

This series is based on the Gospel of Luke and explores how the stories Jesus told challenged the disciples then, and challenge us now, to follow Jesus even when his words and actions go against the grain of conventional wisdom.

"Life is Go(o)d!" Sermon Series

Although we acknowledge that many of the hurts and the hardships of 2020 and 2021 will still be with us in 2022, we begin this new year claiming the abundant, good life found in God. Life is God, Life is Good!

"Presents from the Prophets"

Advent Sermon Series

“All Things Bright and Beautiful” Sermon Series

This sermon series is based on the hymn of the same title where the wonderful words of that hymn remind us of our calling to be good stewards of all that God has generously provided. Our talents, our families, our privilege, our time, our earth, our finances, and more are ours to “do all the good we

"Running on Fumes" Sermon Series

This walk through the book of James as well as the three “simple rules” of Methodism’s founder, John Wesley, will remind us who we are and what we are called do, not by our own strength, but by faith in Christ who lives in us.

Music from Worship

Music Presented During Worship at First UMC

"No Longer Strangers" Sermon Series

An eight-week series exploring what it looks like to live rooted in reconciliation, vertical and horizontal, with God and neighbor.

"God At Work" Sermon Series

A five-week walk through 1 and 2 Samuel that invites us to see God’s radical grace at work in unexpected ways.

Center Stage Concerts

Concerts at First UMC

"Surprised by the Savior!" Sermon Series

The new life offered by Jesus was surprising, even to those who were his closest followers. How can we embrace the joys and the challenges that come along with serving a Savior whose message of life, death and resurrection continues to surprise us today?

"There's An APP For That!" Sermon Series

Our Lenten sermon series based on the Awesome, Powerful Prayer found in the Gospel of Matthew and Luke.

"202WONDER" Sermon Series

Examining the questions and wonderings of people in the Gospel lessons which will help guide us as we seek to live and love in new ways in 2021.

Online Worship Archive

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