Sermons

The Voice

May 17, 2020 – Rev. Denise M. Childers shares with us the importance of using our voices with one another and listening to the voice of God for ways we are being led. We also celebrate older adults of Grace UMC and our community today.

Because of One Man

Sunday, March 1, 2020 – “If we are not careful, we can go to Adam and Eve and Christ looking for 7 easy steps to avoid temptation. We can ask , how do I reach my full potential, resist temptation, and live my best life now? That would be a mistake.”

Joy to the World!

Sunday February 2, 2020 – (Luke 2:22-40) – Listen to Simeon. When he holds Christ in his hands, he holds in his hands the good news of what God has done for him. But in that exact moment something is also done to him.  

The Virtuous Victim

Sunday January 26, 2020 – (Matthew 5:1-12) – If hearing the Beatitudes from the mouth of the Lord leaves you trying to figure out if you’re among those he calls bless-ed. If, like the 10 commandments, you’re scanning the Beatitudes trying to figure out if you’ve made the mark, that’s exactly what you should be…

A Submersible Savior

Sunday January 12, 2020 – (Matthew 3:13-17) – I think the Baptism of the Lord refers to an event even bigger than all of those. All the elements are there. The Epiphany of Christ’s Baptism helps us reflect all the way back to the waters of the Flood. 

Out of Nowhere, Love

Sunday December 22, 2019 – (Isaiah 7:10-16) – The whole nativity scene which we know so well, what we may realize is, it’s really just a bunch of 1st century movie references from well-known Bible stories crammed together in the stable.