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Episode 65: Seeds of Grace

Episode 65: Seeds of Grace

August 9, 2020

Rev. Emily Penfield focuses on the parable of the sower in the midst of nationwide shortages to show that God's grace will never be in short supply.

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Organist: Andy Plummer
Pianist: Lynn Miles
Soloist: John Somerset

 

Songs:

"Prelude in E minor" (1727-1736) by Johann Sebastian Bach

"Morning Has Broken" (1931) by Eleanor Farjeon

"I'd Rather Have Jesus" (1962) by Jim Reeves

"In The Garden" (1913) by C. Austin Miles

"There's A Widness In God's Mercy" (1854) by Fredrick W. Faber

"Trumpet Recessional" (2004) by Henry Kihiken

 

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Episode 64: When You’re Not In The Boat

Episode 64: When You’re Not In The Boat

August 2, 2020

The storms in our life take many forms, and it's easy to want to stay safe and hidden in comfort. When we do choose to venture out in the storm, we must keep our eyes focused on Jesus, who is always there as a rock in the unstable seas.

 

Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33

 

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Scripture/Soloist: Jay Somerset
Organist/Pianist: Andy Plummer

 

Songs:

 

“We All Believe in One God" (1999) by Marcel Dupre

 

"For the Beauty of the Earth" (1864) by Folliott S. Pierpoint

 

"Bridge Over Troubled Waters" (1970) by Paul Simon

 

“Saranam, Saranam" (traditional Pakistani song) translated by Daniel T. Niles (1963)

 

"How Great Thou Art" (1885) by Carl Boberg

 

"Festal Postlude" by William Spence

 

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Episode 63: We’re All In Debt

Episode 63: We’re All In Debt

July 26, 2020

Guest speaker Rev. Sally Allocca brings a message from Paul on how we all owe a debt in this life--and that we should rejoice in it.

Scripture: Romans 8:12-25

 

Worship Leader: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Scripture/Sermon: Rev. Sally Allocca

Prayer: Gerald Ensley
Soloist: Terry Hall

Pianist: Lynn Miles

 

Songs:

"This is My Father's World" (1901) by Maltbie Davenport Babcock and Franklin L. Sheppard

"O For A Thousand Tongues To Sing" (1739) by Charles Wesley

"Because He Lives" (1972) by Bill and Gloria Gaithers

"Breathe On Me Breath Of God" (1878) by Edwin Hatch

"Rejoice! The Lord is King" (1744) by Charles Wesley

"Holy Holy Holy" (1861) by Reginald Herber

 

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Episode 62: Rest with Jesus

Episode 62: Rest with Jesus

July 19, 2020

In general, when one thinks of rest, they think of stepping away from a difficult situation or task--often with sleep, vacation, or a moment of quiet. Rev. Emily Penfield teaches us that Jesus's rest is different, through sharing the work of his burden and laying down ours.

Scripture: Matthew 28: 28-30

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Soloist/Scripture: Tina Hendrickson
Pianist: Lynn Miles
Organist: Andy Plummer

Songs:

"Diademeta" (1868) by Sir George J. Elvey

"Crown Him with Many Crowns" (lyrics 1851) by Matthew Bridges and Godfrey Thring

"Amazing Grace, My Chains are Gone” (2006) by Chris Rice

"God Will Take Care of You" (1904) by Civilla Durfee Martin

"Blessed Assurance" (1873) by Fanny Crosby and Phoebe Knapp

Episode 61: Drops of Mercy

Episode 61: Drops of Mercy

July 12, 2020

John the Baptist was a prophet from a long tradition of prophets--rough around the edges, radical, and commanding of attention. His work to prepare others for the Messiah was foundational to when Jesus started his teachings, but he was not like anything the people expected. Rev. Emily Penfield brings a message to day on branding, wisdom, and healing.

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Prayer/Scripture: Kim Furlow
Pianist: Lynn Miles

Songs:

"Be Thou My Vision" (Sixth Century, translated 1912) by St. Dallán Forgaill, translated by Eleanor Hull

"God Has Spoken by the Prophets" (1952) by George Wallace Briggs

"The First Song of Isaiah" (1977) by Jack Noble White

"Lord Speak to Me That I May Speak" (1872) by Francis R. Havergal

"Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing" (1758) by Robert Robinson

"Praise to the Lord, The Almighty" (1680, translated 1863) by Joachim Neander, translated by Catherine Winkworth

 

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Episode 60: One Step More

Episode 60: One Step More

July 5, 2020

Though many of His followers knew the law, Jesus had to teach them the fullness of the law--many times showing them they were one step away! In today's sermon, Rev. Emily Penfield shows how one step more can reveal the fullness of God's love in our modern world.

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Organist: Andy Plummer
Scripture: Kim Furlow

Songs:

"Great Is Thy Faithfulness" adapted by Dan Miller

"Great Is Thy Faithfulness" (original, 1923) by Thomas Chisholm and William M. Runyan

"There's A Wideness In God's Mercy" (1862) by Frederick William Faber

“Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service" (1961) by Albert F. Bayly

“Trumpet Tune in G”  by David Lasky

 

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Live Service 6/28/2020

Live Service 6/28/2020

June 28, 2020

Today's episode is a special live recording of the outdoor service held at church. A live stream recording of this service can be found on the Woodlawn UMC Facebook page.

Woodlawn UMC would like to extend prayers, encouragement, warmth, and calls for healing to Matthew Penfield and his mother Elise, as well as Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield and their family as they navigate new challenges with the coronavirus pandemic.

Scripture: John 1:1-5

Worship Leader: Terry Hall
Guitarist: Kathy Morgan
Scripture/Sermon: Kenny Williamson Keith

 

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Episode 59: Love Your Neighbor, Part 3: The Posture of Loving Your Neighbor

Episode 59: Love Your Neighbor, Part 3: The Posture of Loving Your Neighbor

June 21, 2020

Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield continues her series on loving your neighbors with guidance on self-preparation. The act of loving others begins with the right posture, or attitude, and it should not be glossed over.

Scripture: Eph. 4:25-32

Worship Leader/Scripture/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Organist: Andy Plummer
Guitarist/Vocalist: Kathy Morgan
Vocalist: Lisa Russell Lowe

Songs:

"Largo" from Xerxes (1738) by George F. Handel

"God of Grace" (1905) by John Hughes

"If We are the Body" (2003) by Casting Crowns

"The Gift of Love" (1972) by Hal Hopson

"Jesus, United by Thy Grace" 1742 by Charles Wesley and John Dykes

"Choral" from Suite Gothique (1895) by Léon Boëllmann

 

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Episode 58: Love Your Neighbor, Part 2: Do No Harm

Episode 58: Love Your Neighbor, Part 2: Do No Harm

June 14, 2020

Rev. Emily Penfield continues a series of sermons on one of the greatest commandments of the New Testament. In this episode, we look to Paul's letters to the Romans for guidance in our own current troubles amid Covid-19 and systemic racism.

Scriptures: Exodus 20: 12-17; Romans 13: 8-10

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Pianist/Scripture: Lynn Miles
Prayer: Gerald Ensley
Organist: Andy Plummer

Songs:

"Look, Ye Saints" (1852) by Thomas Kelly and William Owen

"O Worship the King" (1833) by Robert Gran

"This Is My Father’s World" (1901) by Maltbie Babcock

"In Christ There Is No East or West" (1913) by John Oxenham

"They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love" (1991) by Carol Cymbala

"My Shepherd Will Supply My Needs" (1719) by Isaac Watts, adapted for piano by Franklin Ritter

 

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Episode 57: Love Your Neighbor, Part 1: Not Just Who Is My Neighbor

Episode 57: Love Your Neighbor, Part 1: Not Just Who Is My Neighbor

June 7, 2020

The current situation in the US is bleak, not just from the effects of a global pandemic, but from racism and police brutality that has long plagued our nation. Rev. Emily Penfield reminds us of Jesus's charge to us--to love our neighbors as we love ourselves.

Scripture: Luke 10: 25-37

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Scripture: Kim Furlow
Organist: Andy Plummer
Soloist: Tommy Russell, Jr.

Songs:

"CWM Rhondda" by Paul Manz

"For the Healing of the Nations" (1965) by Fred Kaan

“Til The Storm Passes By” (1958) by Thomas Mosie Lister

"Jesu, Jesu" (1969) by Tom Colvin

"Lord, You Give the Great Commission" (1978) by Jeffery Rowthorn

"Plein Jeu – Mass for the Convents" by Francois Couperin

 

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