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  • Episode 64: When You're Not In The Boat August 2, 2020
    The storms in our life take many forms, and it's easy to want to stay safe and hidden in comfort. When we do choose to venture out in the storm, we must keep our eyes focused on Jesus, who is always there as a rock in the unstable seas.   Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33   Worship […]
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  • Episode 63: We're All In Debt July 26, 2020
    Guest speaker Rev. Sally Allocca brings a message from Paul on how we all owe a debt in this life--and that we should rejoice in it. Scripture: Romans 8:12-25   Worship Leader: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Scripture/Sermon: Rev. Sally Allocca Prayer: Gerald EnsleySoloist: Terry Hall Pianist: Lynn Miles   Songs: "This is My Father's World" […]
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  • Episode 62: Rest with Jesus July 19, 2020
    In general, when one thinks of rest, they think of stepping away from a difficult situation or task--often with sleep, vacation, or a moment of quiet. Rev. Emily Penfield teaches us that Jesus's rest is different, through sharing the work of his burden and laying down ours. Scripture: Matthew 28: 28-30 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily […]
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  • Episode 61: Drops of Mercy July 12, 2020
    John the Baptist was a prophet from a long tradition of prophets--rough around the edges, radical, and commanding of attention. His work to prepare others for the Messiah was foundational to when Jesus started his teachings, but he was not like anything the people expected. Rev. Emily Penfield brings a message to day on branding, […]
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  • Episode 60: One Step More July 5, 2020
    Though many of His followers knew the law, Jesus had to teach them the fullness of the law--many times showing them they were one step away! In today's sermon, Rev. Emily Penfield shows how one step more can reveal the fullness of God's love in our modern world. Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldOrganist: Andy […]
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  • Live Service 6/28/2020 June 28, 2020
    Today's episode is a special live recording of the outdoor service held at church. A live stream recording of this service can be found on the Woodlawn UMC Facebook page. Woodlawn UMC would like to extend prayers, encouragement, warmth, and calls for healing to Matthew Penfield and his mother Elise, as well as Rev. Emily […]
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  • Episode 59: Love Your Neighbor, Part 3: The Posture of Loving Your Neighbor June 21, 2020
    Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield continues her series on loving your neighbors with guidance on self-preparation. The act of loving others begins with the right posture, or attitude, and it should not be glossed over. Scripture: Eph. 4:25-32 Worship Leader/Scripture/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldOrganist: Andy PlummerGuitarist/Vocalist: Kathy MorganVocalist: Lisa Russell Lowe Songs: "Largo" from Xerxes (1738) […]
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  • Episode 58: Love Your Neighbor, Part 2: Do No Harm June 14, 2020
    Rev. Emily Penfield continues a series of sermons on one of the greatest commandments of the New Testament. In this episode, we look to Paul's letters to the Romans for guidance in our own current troubles amid Covid-19 and systemic racism. Scriptures: Exodus 20: 12-17; Romans 13: 8-10 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman PenfieldPianist/Scripture: Lynn […]
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  • Episode 57: Love Your Neighbor, Part 1: Not Just Who Is My Neighbor June 7, 2020
    The current situation in the US is bleak, not just from the effects of a global pandemic, but from racism and police brutality that has long plagued our nation. Rev. Emily Penfield reminds us of Jesus's charge to us--to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. Scripture: Luke 10: 25-37 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman […]
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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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