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Aldersgate @ FSUMC

Aldersgate @ FSUMC

By Front Street UMC

Aldersgate is the contemporary worship service of Front Street United Methodist Church in Burlington, NC. Our services are not live streamed, but we hope you will listen to our sermons each week here. Where ever you in the world (or in your journey with God), we pray you will find your heart strangely warmed at Aldersgate, just as John Wesley did many years ago. Join us in person at 8:45 to experience the whole service.
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Hope’s Responsibility (week 2) | 1-29-2023
Hope’s Responsibility (week 2) | 1-29-2023
Christian Hope is not a dream. It’s real - going to happen if not already happening! Come and join us as we explore how we are to participate in that Hope! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
13:42
January 30, 2023
Hope’s Responsibility (week 1) | 1-22-2023
Hope’s Responsibility (week 1) | 1-22-2023
Christian Hope is not a dream. It’s real - going to happen if not already happening! Come and join us as we explore how we are to participate in that Hope! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
22:50
January 23, 2023
Fear and Faith (week 3) | 1-15-2023
Fear and Faith (week 3) | 1-15-2023
We’re starting off the year talking about fear! Why? Because we all have them. But we all have faith too. So which one will lead you in this next year? Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
21:24
January 16, 2023
Fear and Faith (week 2) | 1-8-2023
Fear and Faith (week 2) | 1-8-2023
We’re starting off the year talking about fear! Why? Because we all have them. But we all have faith too. So which one will lead you in this next year? Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
18:17
January 10, 2023
Fear & Faith (week 1) | 1-1-2023
Fear & Faith (week 1) | 1-1-2023
We’re starting off the year talking about fear! Why? Because we all have them. But we all have faith too. So which one will lead you in this next year? Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
19:24
January 02, 2023
Getting Real with the God Who Got Real (week 4) | 12-18-2022
Getting Real with the God Who Got Real (week 4) | 12-18-2022
Welcome to Advent! This year as we spend time preparing for Christ’s coming we are focusing on the INCARNATION! Making it bold doesn’t make it mean anymore… maybe we should discuss it. Let’s do that. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
18:49
December 19, 2022
Getting Real with the God Who Got Real (week 3) | 12-11-2022
Getting Real with the God Who Got Real (week 3) | 12-11-2022
Welcome to Advent! This year as we spend time preparing for Christ’s coming we are focusing on the INCARNATION! Making it bold doesn’t make it mean anymore… maybe we should discuss it. Let’s do that. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
19:30
December 13, 2022
Getting Real with the God Who Got Real (week 2) | 12-4-2022
Getting Real with the God Who Got Real (week 2) | 12-4-2022
Welcome to Advent! This year as we spend time preparing for Christ’s coming we are focusing on the INCARNATION! Making it bold doesn’t make it mean anymore… maybe we should discuss it. Let’s do that. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
16:48
December 05, 2022
Getting Real with the God Who Got Real (week 1) | 11-27-2022
Getting Real with the God Who Got Real (week 1) | 11-27-2022
Welcome to Advent! This year as we spend time preparing for Christ’s coming we are focusing on the INCARNATION! Making it bold doesn’t make it mean anymore… maybe we should discuss it. Let’s do that. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
20:15
November 29, 2022
Christ is King! | 11-20-202z
Christ is King! | 11-20-202z
Today we celebrate that Christ is King in our lives. But what does that really mean? Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
26:09
November 21, 2022
Generosity (week 3) | 11-13-2022
Generosity (week 3) | 11-13-2022
It’s that season again. Stewardship. Maybe there’s some extra baggage attached to it, and we know that. We’re not saying we’re dropping the word to now use generosity. But we are trying to put stewardship in its place under generosity. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
17:19
November 14, 2022
What Makes a Saint? | 11-6-2022
What Makes a Saint? | 11-6-2022
Today we hold a celebration For All the Saints! Our lives have been blessed in more ways than we realize by the people who have passed. There might even be a calling it. Let’s celebrate the saints together! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
15:55
November 07, 2022
Generosity (week 2) | 10-30-2022
Generosity (week 2) | 10-30-2022
It’s that season again. Stewardship. Maybe there’s some extra baggage attached to it, and we know that. We’re not saying we’re dropping the word to now use generosity. But we are trying to put stewardship in its place under generosity. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
16:09
October 31, 2022
Generosity (week 1) | 10-23-2022
Generosity (week 1) | 10-23-2022
It’s that season again. Stewardship. Maybe there’s some extra baggage attached to it, and we know that. We’re not saying we’re dropping the word to now use generosity. But we are trying to put stewardship in its place under generosity. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
01:04:45
October 24, 2022
Resident Aliens (week 5) | 10-9-2022
Resident Aliens (week 5) | 10-9-2022
This new series takes us through the exodus story. In this series we will explore the faith that does alongside the Israelites. Finally, the Israelites begin to settle into life as God is leading them. They begin practicing a faith that can see into the future, even! Join us in the wilderness! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
23:33
October 09, 2022
Resident Aliens (week 4) | 10-2-2022
Resident Aliens (week 4) | 10-2-2022
This new series takes us through the exodus story. In this series we will explore the faith that does alongside the Israelites. The Israelites have come so far, but not without complaints. Maybe we're more similar than we realize. Join us in the wilderness! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
19:42
October 02, 2022
Resident Aliens (week 3) | 9-25-2022
Resident Aliens (week 3) | 9-25-2022
This new series takes us through the exodus story. In this series we will explore the faith that does alongside the Israelites. This week we sing because it wells up inside us, but also to remind us of the faith we hold onto. Join us in the wilderness! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
18:20
September 26, 2022
Resident Aliens (week 2) | 9-18-2022
Resident Aliens (week 2) | 9-18-2022
This new series takes us through the exodus story. In this series we will explore the faith that does alongside the Israelites. This week we walk through troubling waters and practice a radical faith in the midst of life. Join us in the wilderness! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
19:37
September 18, 2022
Resident Aliens (week 1) | 9-11-2022
Resident Aliens (week 1) | 9-11-2022
This new series takes us through the exodus story. You might know this story well, but did you know how deeply connected it is to the Joseph story we just finished? In this series we will explore the faith that does alongside the Israelites. Join us in the wilderness! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
23:15
September 11, 2022
Sleeping On Sabbath | 9-4-2022
Sleeping On Sabbath | 9-4-2022
We're taking a break today to celebrate Sabbath! What an amazing gift this is for us! How are you called to Sabbath in your life? Journey with us as we attempt to remember something we might not have experienced. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
19:55
September 04, 2022
Threshold Living (week 3) | 8-28-2022
Threshold Living (week 3) | 8-28-2022
In this series we begin to explore the idea of liminal spaces. We all live in liminality; we all need to grow in our awareness of that, and when we do we will find a God who is right there with us. Join us each week as we explore the story of Joseph in the later chapters of Genesis! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
16:23
August 28, 2022
Threshold Living (week 1) | 8-14-2022
Threshold Living (week 1) | 8-14-2022
In this series we begin to explore the idea of liminal spaces. We all live in liminality; we all need to grow in our awareness of that, and when we do we will find a God who is right there with us. Join us each week as we explore the story of Joseph in the later chapters of Genesis! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
32:54
August 14, 2022
At The Table (week 5) | 8-7-2022
At The Table (week 5) | 8-7-2022
For the last number of weeks we have explored the lessons of Jesus taught around tables. This week we feast with thousands in Matthew 14:13-21. The table is an ordinary place that Jesus turns holy, just as we are ordinary people being made holy by the same power. Join us each week as we explore this work and more, and visit our Facebook and Youtube channel to watch a midweek message. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
21:03
August 07, 2022
At The Table (Week 4) | 7-31-2022
At The Table (Week 4) | 7-31-2022
For the next number of weeks we will explore the lessons of Jesus taught around tables. This week we visit the home of Zacchaeus with Luke 19:1-10. It is an ordinary place that Jesus turns holy, just as we are ordinary people being made holy by the same power. Join us each week as we explore this work, and visit our Facebook and Youtube channel to watch a midweek message. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
17:08
July 31, 2022
At The Table (week 3) | 7-24-2022
At The Table (week 3) | 7-24-2022
For the next number of weeks we will explore the lessons of Jesus taught around tables. This week we visit the home of Martha and Mary with Luke 10:38-42. It is an ordinary place that Jesus turns holy, just as we are ordinary people being made holy by the same power. Join us each week as we explore this work, and visit our Facebook and Youtube channel to watch a midweek message. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
20:23
July 24, 2022
At The Table (week 2) | 7-17-2022
At The Table (week 2) | 7-17-2022
For the next number of weeks we will explore the lessons of Jesus taught around tables. This week we walk along the road to Emmaus with Luke 24:28-31. It is an ordinary place that Jesus turns holy, just as we are ordinary people being made holy by the same power. Join us each week as we explore this work, and visit our Facebook and Youtube channel to watch a midweek message. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
21:39
July 17, 2022
At The Table (intro) | 7-10-2022
At The Table (intro) | 7-10-2022
Welcome to Pastor Ray and his first Sunday with us, and welcome to our new worship series "At The Table." For the next number of weeks we will explore the lessons of Jesus taught around tables. It is an ordinary place that Jesus turns holy, just as we are ordinary people being made holy by the same power. Join us each week as we explore this work, and visit our Facebook and Youtube channel to watch a midweek message. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
23:12
July 10, 2022
To Say Hello | 6-26-2022
To Say Hello | 6-26-2022
We are looking forward to welcoming our new senior minister, Ray Warren, in a few short weeks. Can we also be ready to welcome the changes in our midst? We look to 1 Thessalonians chapter 3 to help us prepare. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
17:36
June 26, 2022
A Few Final Thoughts | 6-19-2022
A Few Final Thoughts | 6-19-2022
Hear Pastor Ross Carter's closing remarks to his time in ministry with The United Methodist Church. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
25:53
June 19, 2022
To Say Goodbye | 6-12-2022
To Say Goodbye | 6-12-2022
Next week we say goodbye to Pastor Ross Carter. Saying goodbye is not easy, but it is good for its own right. Let's learn to say goodbye well. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
13:25
June 12, 2022
Fulfillment | 5-29-2022
Fulfillment | 5-29-2022
This week we are blessed to hear from Rev. Marshall Old. Listen in as he shares about fulfillment from Luke 24:44-53. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
21:22
May 29, 2022
If You Miss Your Chance | 5-22-2022
If You Miss Your Chance | 5-22-2022
This is the third sermon in our new series "You Are Enough." This week we explore the fictional story of the man with great wealth. Join us each week as we explore the many ways God is reminding us that we are enough. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
17:41
May 22, 2022
If You Feel Insignificant | 5-15-2022
If You Feel Insignificant | 5-15-2022
This is the second sermon in our new series "You Are Enough." This week we explore the story of Elishama in Jerimiah 36:12. Join us each week as we explore the many ways God is reminding us that we are enough. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
14:38
May 15, 2022
Happy Mothers Day | 5-8-2022
Happy Mothers Day | 5-8-2022
Happy Mothers Day to all mothers figures! You are a blessing from God. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
19:57
May 08, 2022
You Are Enough (if you start over) | 5-1-2022
You Are Enough (if you start over) | 5-1-2022
This is the first sermon in our new series "You Are Enough." This week we explore the story of Moses and Jethro in Exodus 18:13-27. Join us each week as we explore the many ways God is reminding us that we are enough. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
22:43
May 01, 2022
Doubters Gonna Doubt | 4-24-2022
Doubters Gonna Doubt | 4-24-2022
This is the Sunday after Easter! Doubting Thomas is the focus for today, but so are we as we learn to grow our faith in Jesus Christ. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
18:56
April 24, 2022
God Raised Him | 4-17-2022
God Raised Him | 4-17-2022
It's Easter Sunday! The truth of this day is paramount to the rest of the gospel story. Come and see the empty tomb! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
17:01
April 17, 2022
Palm/Passion Sunday | 4-10-2022
Palm/Passion Sunday | 4-10-2022
This is the sixth in our Lenten series. The audio today is the reading of the passion narrative from the gospel of Luke. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
11:22
April 10, 2022
Filled With Frangrance | 4-3-2022
Filled With Frangrance | 4-3-2022
This is the fifth in our Lenten series. The scripture lesson is from John 12:1-8. Join us each week as we walk the path of Jesus all the way to the cross. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
20:54
April 03, 2022
If It Bears Fruit | 3-20-2022
If It Bears Fruit | 3-20-2022
This is the third in our Lenten series. Today we welcome Rev. Lynn Benson as a guest preacher! Join us each week as we walk the path of Jesus all the way to the cross. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
29:55
March 20, 2022
Under The Wings | 3-13-2022
Under The Wings | 3-13-2022
This is the second in our Lenten series. The scripture is Luke 13:31-35. Join us each week as we walk the path of Jesus all the way to the cross. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
16:04
March 13, 2022
An Opportune Time | 3-6-2022
An Opportune Time | 3-6-2022
This is the first in our Lenten series. The scripture is John 4:1-13. Join us each week as we walk the path of Jesus all the way to the cross. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
15:06
March 06, 2022
Thin Places | 2-27-2022
Thin Places | 2-27-2022
The Scripture is Luke 9:28-43a. Today is the celebration of Christ's transfiguration! What a joy it is to know transformation is our work as well. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
17:43
February 27, 2022
Called to Call | 2-20-2022
Called to Call | 2-20-2022
The Scripture is Jeremiah 1:4-10. Do you feel called to serve God? You should. We all are. But it's not just a voice calling you. There's more! Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
18:45
February 20, 2022
Claiming the Blessing | 2-13-2022
Claiming the Blessing | 2-13-2022
The Scripture is Luke 6:17-26. What a blessing to have Marshall Old preaching today! Hear the good news. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
16:26
February 13, 2022
Oh Lord, My _______ | 1-30-2022
Oh Lord, My _______ | 1-30-2022
The Scripture is Psalm 19. Isn't life full of ups and downs? Which one are you in? Either way, God is at the front of everything. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
20:25
January 30, 2022
First Impressions | 1-23-2022
First Impressions | 1-23-2022
The Scripture is John 2:1-11. Join us as we explore the foundations Jesus sets up in His first public miracle of turning water into wine. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
20:32
January 23, 2022
The Light of Home | 1-2-2022
The Light of Home | 1-2-2022
This is the sixth of six in our "Come Home for Christmas" series. The scripture is John 1:1-18. Join us each week as we explore God's beckoning for us to come home - to God and to Church. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
20:32
January 02, 2022
The Blessings of Home | 12-19-2021
The Blessings of Home | 12-19-2021
This is the fourth of six in our "Come Home for Christmas" series. The scripture is Luke 1:39-45. Join us each week as we explore God's beckoning for us to come home - to God and to Church. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
16:46
December 20, 2021
The Joy of Home | 12-12-2021
The Joy of Home | 12-12-2021
This is the third of six in our "Come Home for Christmas" series. The scripture is Luke 3:7-18. Join us each week as we explore God's beckoning for us to come home - to God and to Church. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
18:24
December 12, 2021
Time to Go Home | 11-28-2021
Time to Go Home | 11-28-2021
This is the first of six in our "Come Home for Christmas" series. The scripture is Luke 21:25-36. Join us each week as we explore God's beckoning for us to come home - to God and to Church. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
20:56
November 28, 2021
Everyone Who Belongs | 11-21-2021
Everyone Who Belongs | 11-21-2021
This is the thirdof three in our stewardship series. The scripture is John 18:33-37. Join us each week as we look at how God is calling us to direct our lives as stewards. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
16:12
November 22, 2021
Not One Stone | 11/14/21
Not One Stone | 11/14/21
This is the second of three in our stewardship series. The scripture is Mark 13:1-8. Join us each week as we look at how God is calling us to direct our lives as stewards. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
17:34
November 16, 2021
Everything She Had | 11/7/21
Everything She Had | 11/7/21
This is the 1/3 in our stewardship series. The scripture is Mark 12:38-44. Join us each week as we look at how God is calling us to direct our lives as stewards. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
16:04
November 07, 2021
Not Far from The Kingdom | 10/31/21
Not Far from The Kingdom | 10/31/21
Wouldn't you love to hear the words, "You're not far from the kingdom" from Jesus? The scripture is Mark 12:28-34. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
21:00
October 31, 2021
Now My Eye Sees | 10/24/21
Now My Eye Sees | 10/24/21
This is the final sermon in our series on Job: asking hard questions. The scripture is Job 42:1-6, 10-17. Aldersgate is a worship service of Front Street UMC in Burlington, NC. We worship at 8:45am. All are welcome.
24:51
October 24, 2021