Worship Podcasts

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  • Pentecost Service 5/31/2020 May 31, 2020
    A recording of the Pentecost service originally streamed live on Facebook. Scripture: Acts 2: 1-21 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldSoloist: Tina HendricksonPianist: Lynn MilesOrganist: Andy Plummer Songs: "Holy Spirit, Come, Confirm Us" (1971) by Brian Foley "Like the Murmur of a Dove's Song" (1981) by Carl P. Daw, Jr. "Spirit of the Living God" […]
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  • Episode 56: The Plan To Stick To: In Uncertain Times May 24, 2020
    Rev. Emily Penfield pulls today's lesson from the disciples as Jesus ascends to heaven, assuring them to stick to the plan that was made for them. Scriptures: John 14: 15-21; Luke 24: 44-53 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldScripture: Caroline PenfieldOrganist: Andy PlummerSpecial Music Duet: Brad and Lydia ColtraneBanjo: Al Coltrane Songs: "Prayer of Notre […]
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  • Episode 55: Never Alone, Part Two May 17, 2020
    This is the conclusion to a two-part series on the imagery of one of Peter's first letters in the New Testament. Scripture: 1 Peter 2:2-10 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldScripture: Linda ThackerOrganist: Andy PlummerGuitarist: Kathy Morgan Songs: "Solemn Processional" by Leon Boellmann "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" (1747) by Charles Wesley "Rock of Ages" […]
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  • Episode 54: Never Alone, Part One May 10, 2020
    Today's episode is the beginning of a two-part episode on the communal nature of the Church. Rev. Emily Penfield dives into the language used in Peter's letter. Scripture: 1 Peter 2:2-10 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldScripture: Clara Brown RussellPianist: Lynn MilesSoloist: Lisa Russell Lowe Songs: "Hymn of Promise" (1985) by Natalie Sleeth "How Firm […]
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  • Episode 53: Good Shepherd Sunday May 3, 2020
    Rev. Emily Penfield visits the well-known Parable of the Good Shepherd in John and gives insights in how we can listen for the voice of the shepherd. Scripture: John 10:1-10 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldScripture: Chloë BloodworthApostle's Creed: Kim FurlowOrganist: Andy Plummer Songs: "Toccata in F Minor" (1905) by W. R. Driffil CCLI 20178353 […]
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  • Episode 52: On Earth, As It Is In Heaven April 26, 2020
    Today's episode comes from 1 Peter on keeping our eyes to the future--to self-motivate on the road to heaven, live like you're already there! Scripture: 1 Peter 1:3-9 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldScripture: Kelsey McClureOrganist: Andy PlummerGuitarist: Kathy Morgan Songs: "March" by Mark Kellner "Easter People, Raise Your Voices" (1979) by William M. James […]
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  • Episode 51: He Is With You Always April 19, 2020
    In today's episode, Jesus appears to the disciples for the first time after His burial, walking with them through the day. Scripture: Luke 24:13-35 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldOrganist: Andy PlummerGuitarist: Kathy MorganPrayer: Gerald EnsleyScripture: Lyn Cosby Songs: "Festival Trumpet Tune in G" (1990) by David German "The Day of Resurrection" by St. John […]
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  • Easter Sunday Worship April 12, 2020
    Easter Sunday worship for Woodlawn United Methodist Church on March 12, 2020.
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  • Good Friday Special 2020 April 10, 2020
    For Good Friday, members of the Woodlawn UMC congregation read the story of Jesus's arrest and crucifixion from Matthew 26 and 27. Scripture: Matthew 26:57-75, 27:1-66 Intro: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldReaders (in order of appearance): Linda Thacker, Terry Hall, Lynn Miles, Gerald Ensley, and Kim Furlow
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  • 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 MilesDuet: John and Jane SomersetPianist: Lynn MilesSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Songs: "All Glory, Laud and Honor" (820) by John Mason Neale "Hosanna, Loud Hosanna" (1873) by Jeanette Threlfall […]
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  • 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 HendricksonSoloist: Terry HallPianist: Lynn MilesSermon: 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" […]
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  • 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 PenfieldScripture and Apostle's Creed: Kim FurlowSolo: Lisa LowePianist: Lynn Miles Songs:"The King of Love My Sheperd Is" […]
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  • 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: […]
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  • Episode 46: The Woman at the Well March 10, 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 PenfieldScripture: Jane SomersetSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • Episode 45: Lent: Temptation, Sin, and Trust in God March 5, 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 TudiscoScripture: Rachel TownsendSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • 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 HendricksonScripture: Dot ColtraneSermon: Rev. […]
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  • Episode 43: Salt and Light February 18, 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 KeithScripture: Shannon O'HaraSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • 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 EnsleyScripture: Linda ThackerSermon: Dr. […]
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  • 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 […]
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  • Episode 40: Do Good January 27, 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 second of the three. Scripture: Ephesians 2: 8-10; James […]
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