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Episode 50: Palm Sunday

Episode 50: Palm Sunday

April 5, 2020

It's Holy Week! Rev. Emily Freeman and friends are here with your Palm Sunday worship service!

Scriptures: Matthew 21:1-11; 26:14-56

Scripture: Eliza Penfield, Terry Hall, Lynn Miles
Duet: John and Jane Somerset
Pianist: Lynn Miles
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Songs:

"All Glory, Laud and Honor" (820) by John Mason Neale

"Hosanna, Loud Hosanna" (1873) by Jeanette Threlfall

"Holy City" (1892) by Frederic Weatherly and Stephen Adams (Michael Maybrick)

"Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" (1747) by Charles Wesley

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Episode 49: Dry Bones

Episode 49: Dry Bones

March 29, 2020

Today's message comes from the prophet Ezekiel and his prophecy to the valley of dry bones.

Scripture: Ezekiel 37:1-14

Scripture: Tina Hendrickson
Soloist: Terry Hall
Pianist: Lynn Miles
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

 

Songs:

"Lord of the Dance" (1963) Shaker tune, adapted by S. Carter
"He Knows My Name" (2008) by Tommy Walker
"Breathe on Me Breath of God" 1888 by Robert Jackson

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Episode 48: Psalm 23

Episode 48: Psalm 23

March 22, 2020

Woodlawn UMC has suspended all activities until April 6, but Rev. Emily Penfield and others are still leading worship via the podcast! Today's episode looks into the classic 23rd Psalm.

Scripture: Psalm 23

Worship Leader: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Scripture and Apostle's Creed: Kim Furlow
Solo: Lisa Lowe
Pianist: Lynn Miles

Songs:
"The King of Love My Sheperd Is" (1868) by Henry William Baker
"His Eye is On the Sparrow" (1905) by Civilla D. Martin and Charles H. Gabriel
"Where He Leads Me" by Ernest W. Blandy

 

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Episode 47: Stories for Anxious Times

Episode 47: Stories for Anxious Times

March 16, 2020

Woodlawn UMC is suspending worship services for the month of March, but Rev. Emily Freeman will still be providing sermons and prayers each week. Today's episode is a series of Bible stories of people in anxious times and what we can learn from them now.

Scriptures: Genesis 16, Exodus 16, Mark 6, Lamentations 5 

Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Pianist: Lynn Miles

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Songs Performed:
"Hymn of Promise" by Natalie Sleeth (1985)
"Great is Thy Faithfulness" by Thomas Chisolm and William M. Runyan (1923)

Episode 46: The Woman at the Well

Episode 46: The Woman at the Well

March 9, 2020

For International Women's Day, Rev. Emily Penfield brings a lesson on the story of the Samaritan woman who meets Jesus at the well.

Scriptures: Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42

Worship Leader: Matthew Penfield
Scripture: Jane Somerset
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 45: Lent: Temptation, Sin, and Trust in God

Episode 45: Lent: Temptation, Sin, and Trust in God

March 4, 2020

Rev. Emily Penfield examines Genesis and the temptation of Jesus in this Lenten sermon, revealing how our mistrust in God--whether big or small--can lead us into sin.

Scriptures: Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Matthew 4:1-11

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

Episode 44: Transfiguration

Episode 44: Transfiguration

February 28, 2020

One common way we can keep up with the timeline of events in the Gospel is by following the Liturgical Seasons. In this episode, Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield examines one of the shorter seasons: the Transfiguration of Jesus on the mountain.

Scriptures: 2 Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17: 1-9

Worship Leader: Howard Hendrickson
Scripture: Dot Coltrane
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

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