2015 Sermon Archives

December 27, 2015

What Child Is This? by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 12-27-15


December 24, 2015

4 p.m. Christmas Eve Family Service

O Come Let Us Adore Him 

Audio Only – No Transcript

11 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

God Is With Us by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 12-24-15


December 20, 2015

Service of Lessons & Carols

No transcript.


December 13, 2015

God is With Us: Love in the Midst of Mess by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 12-13-15


December 6, 2015

God is With Us: In the Waiting by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 12-6-15


November 29, 2019

God is With Us: The Promise Fulfilled by Rev. Patrica Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 11-29-15


November 22, 2015

What Does Love Look Like? Gratitude by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 11-22-15


November 15, 2015

What Does Love Look Like?  You Are What You Love by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 11-15-15


November 8, 2015

What Does Love Look Like?  140 and Growing!  by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 11-8-15


November 1, 2015

What Does Love Look Like?  All Saints  by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Homily 11-1-15


October 25, 2015

What Does Love Look Like?  Show Me the Money  by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 10-25-15


October 18, 2015 – Laity Sunday

What Does Love Look Like? by Jennifer Scott and Anne Premer

No transcript available.


October 11, 2015

For God All Things Are Possible by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 10-11-15


October 4, 2015

Children, Siblings, and God’s Table of Grace by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript:  Sermon 10-04-15


September 27, 2015

Dr. James E. Smith Sunday Click to listen to the entire service.

Homily by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Homily 9-27-15


September 20, 2015

Five Marks of a Methodist: A METHODIST LOVES OTHERS by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 9-20-15


September 13, 2015

Five Marks of a Methodist: A METHODIST PRAYS ALWAYS by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 9-15-15


September 6, 2015

Five Marks of a Methodist: A METHODIST GIVES THANKS by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Homily 9-06-15


August 30, 2015

Five Marks of a Methodist: REJOICE IN GOD by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 8-30-15


August 23, 2015

Five Marks of a Methodist: LOVE GOD by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 8-23-15


August 16, 2015

The God We Can Know: I Am the Light of the World Summer Sermon Series by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 8-16-15


August 9, 2015

The God We Can Know: I Am the Vine Summer Sermon Series by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 8-9-15


August 2, 2015

The God We Can Know: I Am the Bread of Life Summer Sermon Series by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 8-2-15


July 26, 2015

The God We Can Know: I Am the Door Summer Sermon Series by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 7-26-15


July 19, 2015

The Hymns of Charles Wesley by Rev. Patricia Farris

No transcript.


July 12, 2015

Blessed, Broken, and Poured Out by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 7-12-15


July 5, 2015

Where Did Jesus Get All This? by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 7-5-15


June 28, 2015

On Healing, Restoration, and the Compassion of Jesus by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 6-28-15


June 21, 2015

God in Our Boat by Rev. Larry Young

Read the transcript: Sermon 6-21-15


June 14, 2015

Seeds, Shrubs, and an Unexpected Kingdom by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 6-14-15


June 7, 2015

Seek the Wisdom of God by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 6-7-15


May 31, 2015

The Cross of Christ is the Measure of All Things by Kurt Poland

No transcript.


May 24, 2015

New Life for All by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 5-24-15


May 17, 2015

Choir Recognition Service

No transcript.


May 10, 2015

Love One Another by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 5-10-15


May 3, 2015

Generations to Come by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 5-3-15


April 26, 2015

The King of Love by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 4-26-15


April 19, 2015

When Reality Changes Around US by Rev. Larry Young

Read the transcript: Sermon 4-19-15


April 12, 2015

After the Dust Settles by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 4-12-15


April 5, 2015

Easter Sunday: New Beginnings by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 4-5-15


March 29, 2015

Risking Forgiveness: The Things That Make for Peace by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 3-29-15


March 22, 2015

Lessons & Anthems Service

Read the transcript: (audio only)


March 15, 2015

Risking Forgiveness: Strength and Weakness by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 3-15-15


March 8, 2015

Risking Forgiveness: Strength and Weakness by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 3-8-15


March 1, 2015

Risking Forgiveness: The Cross by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 3-1-15


February 22, 2015

Risking Forgiveness: The Inner Struggle by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 2-22-15


February 15, 2015

What Are We Seeing by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 2-15-15


February 8, 2015

Practice What You Preach by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 2-8-15


February 1, 2015

This is My Body by Kurt Poland

Read the transcript: (audio only)


January 25, 2015

Youth Sunday By the Youth of First UMC

Read the transcript: (audio only)


January 18, 2015

Listen for the Voice Calling Your Name by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 1-18-15


January 11, 2015

Anchored and Called by Rev. Robert English

Read the transcript: Sermon 1-11-15


January 4, 2015

Shine A Light by Rev. Patricia Farris

Read the transcript: Sermon 1-4-15