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Episode 43: Salt and Light

Episode 43: Salt and Light

February 17, 2020

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus uplifts the lowest among society as the most important. Rev. Emily Freeman analyzes this chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in today's episode.

Scripture: Matt. 5: 1-12; Matt. 5:13-20

Worship Leader: Kenny Keith
Scripture: Shannon O'Hara
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 42: We Do Not Lose Heart

Episode 42: We Do Not Lose Heart

February 9, 2020

Guest speaker Dr. Ron Gonia representing Pleasant Grove Methodist Church brings a personal message based on 2 Corinthians. Though life is fraught with injustice, pain, and tribulations, God urges us to not lose heart in the face of difficult situations.

Scriptures: Isaiah 58: 1-9a; 2 Corinthians 4: 16-18

Worship Leader: Gerald Ensley
Scripture: Linda Thacker
Sermon: Dr. Ron Gonia

Episode 41: Love God Always

Episode 41: Love God Always

February 9, 2020

In the United Methodist Church, the Book of Discipline are many rules governing all aspects of Wesleyan theology. However, all of these rules can be simplified into three rules: Do No Harm, Do Good, and Love God Always. Rev. Emily Penfield brings a message on the final of the three.

Scripture: Micah 6: 1-8; John 15: 1-11

Worship Leader: Matthew Penfield
Scripture: Ty Keith
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 40: Do Good

Episode 40: Do Good

January 26, 2020

In the United Methodist Church, the Book of Discipline are many rules governing all aspects of Wesleyan theology. However, all of these rules can be simplified into three rules: Do No Harm, Do Good, and Love God Always. Rev. Emily Penfield brings a message on the second of the three.

Scripture: Ephesians 2: 8-10; James 1: 19-27

Worship Leader: Lyn Cosby
Scripture: Lyn Cosby
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 39: Do No Harm

Episode 39: Do No Harm

January 20, 2020

In the United Methodist Church, the Book of Discipline are many rules governing all aspects of Wesleyan theology. However, all of these rules can be simplified into three rules: Do No Harm, Do Good, and Love God Always. Rev. Emily Penfield brings a message on the first of the three.

Scriptures: Psalm 40: 1-11; Romans 12: 14-21

Worship Leader: John Somerset
Scripture: Terry Hall
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 38: Remember the Covenant

Episode 38: Remember the Covenant

January 12, 2020

A promise is one thing, but a covenant is a totally different commitment. In today's episode, Rev. Emily Penfield explores the importance of a covenant and how it is maintained.

Scripture: 2 Kings 23: 1-3; Matthew 3: 13-17

Worship Leader: Terry Hall
Scripture: Deborah Russell
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 37: Kings of the East

Episode 37: Kings of the East

January 6, 2020

Rev. Emily Penfield brings the message on the tales, legends, traditions and scripture behind the wise men who came to worship Jesus on Epiphany Sunday.

Scripture: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Matthew 2: 1-12

Worship Leader: Al Coltrane
Scripture: Gerald Ensley
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 36: Enfleshed: Joseph

Episode 36: Enfleshed: Joseph

December 29, 2019

In our final episode of 2019, we continue our Enfleshed series with a look at Joseph and how he played his valuable role in Jesus's birth story.

Scriptures: Isaiah 7: 10-16; Matthew 1: 18-25

Worship Leader: Sarah Tudisco
Scripture: Matthew Penfield
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 35: Enfleshed: John the Baptist, Part 2

Episode 35: Enfleshed: John the Baptist, Part 2

December 21, 2019

Rev. Emily Penfield continues with John the Baptist in the second part of her Enfleshed series for the Advent season.

Scriptures: Isaiah 35: 1-10; Matthew 11: 2-11

Worship Leader: Gerald Ensley
Scripture: Linda Thacker
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 34: Enfleshed: John the Baptist

Episode 34: Enfleshed: John the Baptist

December 10, 2019

In the second part of the Enfleshed series, Rev. Emily Penfield turns to John the Baptist. The prophet provides examples of being a physical embodiment of the Holy Spirit.

Scripture: Isaiah 11: 1-10; Matthew 3: 1-12

Worship Leader: Ty Keith
Scripture: Kelsey McClure
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield