First United Methodist Church in Downtown Erie Podcast
“United in Purpose” January 26, 2020—Pastor Jim

“United in Purpose” January 26, 2020—Pastor Jim

January 26, 2020

Based on I Corinthians 1:10-18 "Now I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in agreement and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same purpose." 

“Enabled for Good” January 19, 2020—Pastor Jim

“Enabled for Good” January 19, 2020—Pastor Jim

January 19, 2020

Based on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 "You are not lacking in any spiritual gift as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ.  He will also strengthen you to the end."

“Obedient in Baptism” January 12, 2020—Pastor Jim

“Obedient in Baptism” January 12, 2020—Pastor Jim

January 12, 2020

Based on Matthew 3:13-17 "And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him.  And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased."

“The Mystery Mission” January 5, 2020—Pastor Jim

“The Mystery Mission” January 5, 2020—Pastor Jim

January 5, 2020

Ephesians 3:1-12 "In former generations this mystery was not made known to humankind, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit: that is, the Gentiles have become fellow heirs, members of the same body, and sharers in the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel."

“Unused Gifts” December 29, 2019—Susan Bartlett

“Unused Gifts” December 29, 2019—Susan Bartlett

December 29, 2019

Bases on 1 Peter 4:7-11 "Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received."

“This Baby Changes Everything”  December 24, 2019—Pastor Jim
“Bearer of Love” December 22, 2019—Pastor Jim

“Bearer of Love” December 22, 2019—Pastor Jim

December 22, 2019

Based on Luke 1:46-55 “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant.  Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed;" 

“What is Truth?” December 15, 2019—Rev. Howard Wright

“What is Truth?” December 15, 2019—Rev. Howard Wright

December 16, 2019

Based on John 18:33-38 "Pilate asked him, "So you are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice." 38 Pilate asked him, "What is truth?"

“All for ‘One’” December 8, 2019—Pastor Jim

“All for ‘One’” December 8, 2019—Pastor Jim

December 8, 2019

Based on Romans 15:4-13 "For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised on behalf of the truth of God in order that he might confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy."

“The Time Comes” December 1, 2019—Pastor Jim

“The Time Comes” December 1, 2019—Pastor Jim

December 1, 2019

Based on Jeremiah 33:14-16 "The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah."