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  • God Reigns

    Video – God Reigns!

    This Week’s Text: Revelations 19:6

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  • Trust God

    Video – In Whom do you Trust?

    This Week’s Text: Proverbs 3:5-6

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  • Video – Power of Gods Word

    This Week’s Text: Jeremiah 13:10

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  • Video – Good News

    This Week’s Text: Philippians 4:4-9

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  • Old Fashioned Yard Sale and BBQ

    Plans continue for our Old Fashioned Combined Yard Sale and BBQ Chicken Boxes To Go! Calendar Saturday morning of May 7th for this stupendous event. How can you help? Spread the word! Sell tickets for BBQ boxes. Donate sale items. Search you spare bedroom, the closets, garage and everywhere. Junk doesn’t count, but acceptable are: […]

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  • Easter Cantata

    The Southwest United Methodist Church Choir is proud to announce it’s annual Easter Cantata Service, to be sung at the Easter Sunday Service on March 27th, 2016. The choir will perform the dramatic Easter Service, EXALTED, by Gregg Sewell.

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  • Keep On

    This Week’s Text: Philippians 4:4-9 Writing a final sermon is hard. I looked at some examples of farewell speeches—from presidents, war heroes, sports legends, TV personalities. I looked at good-byes in the Bible. It was in looking at all of these examples that I found resonance with Paul’s farewell in Philippians, our Scripture passage for today. […]

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  • The Scandalous Kingdom of God

    This Week’s Text: Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Matthew’s primary goal with his telling of the Gospel was to prove that Jesus was the Messiah and King promised in the Old Testament. Over and over again, Matthew will describe something Jesus said or did and then say something like, “this was to fulfill what was written in…” and […]

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  • Opposite Day

    This Week’s Text: John 3:1-17 “Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. He came to Jesus by night…” What a way to start a story. There is so much here that sets the tone for what is about to come. And what is about to come? Only the most famous Bible verse […]

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  • Better Without Jesus

    This Week’s Text: John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Today, we celebrate Pentecost, but like last week with Ascension Sunday, the Scripture we read this morning was not the traditional Pentecost reading of Acts 2. We are looking at how Jesus prepared his disciples for this day. On Pentecost, the Holy Spirit came in power—big and visible. The Holy […]

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