Worship Podcasts

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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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  • Episode 39: Do No Harm January 20, 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 first of the three. Scriptures: Psalm 40: 1-11; Romans […]
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  • Episode 38: Remember the Covenant January 13, 2020
    A promise is one thing, but a covenant is a totally different commitment. In today's episode, Rev. Emily Penfield explores the importance of a covenant and how it is maintained. Scripture: 2 Kings 23: 1-3; Matthew 3: 13-17 Worship Leader: Terry HallScripture: Deborah RussellSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • Episode 37: Kings of the East January 7, 2020
    Rev. Emily Penfield brings the message on the tales, legends, traditions and scripture behind the wise men who came to worship Jesus on Epiphany Sunday. Scripture: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Matthew 2: 1-12 Worship Leader: Al ColtraneScripture: Gerald EnsleySermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • Episode 36: Enfleshed: Joseph December 30, 2019
    In our final episode of 2019, we continue our Enfleshed series with a look at Joseph and how he played his valuable role in Jesus's birth story. Scriptures: Isaiah 7: 10-16; Matthew 1: 18-25 Worship Leader: Sarah TudiscoScripture: Matthew PenfieldSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • Episode 35: Enfleshed: John the Baptist, Part 2 December 22, 2019
    Rev. Emily Penfield continues with John the Baptist in the second part of her Enfleshed series for the Advent season. Scriptures: Isaiah 35: 1-10; Matthew 11: 2-11 Worship Leader: Gerald EnsleyScripture: Linda ThackerSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • Episode 34: Enfleshed: John the Baptist December 11, 2019
    In the second part of the Enfleshed series, Rev. Emily Penfield turns to John the Baptist. The prophet provides examples of being a physical embodiment of the Holy Spirit. Scripture: Isaiah 11: 1-10; Matthew 3: 1-12 Worship Leader: Ty KeithScripture: Kelsey McClureSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • Episode 33: Christ In Flesh December 6, 2019
    The first installment of the sermon series Enfleshed, Rev. Emily Penfield touches on the desires of the flesh vs. Christ being enfleshed through us this Christmas. Scripture: Isaiah 2: 1-5; Romans 13: 8-14 Worship Leader: Matthew PenfieldScripture: Al ColtraneSermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
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  • Episode 32: Makarios/The Reign of God is a Party December 2, 2019
    Jesus the King or Jesus the Itinerant Prophet? A religion of rules or of faith? Rev. Marge Ragona brings a different perspective of Jesus's ministry and methods in today's service. Scripture: Luke 23: 33-53; Jeremiah 23: 1-6 Worship Leader: Kenny KeithScripture: Sarah TudiscoSermon: Rev. Marge Ragona
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  • Episode 31: Jesus Wants To Know You November 24, 2019
    Zaccheus the tax collector hears word of Jesus's arrival to his town. Instead of joining the throngs of onlookers, he climbs a tree to get a view of Christ from a distance. To everyone's surprise, it's Zaccheus that Jesus wants to meet. 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12Luke 19: 1-10 Worship Leader: Lyn CosbyScripture: Ty KeithSermon: Rev. […]
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