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Sending Out the Seventy-Two (Third Week of Lent)
Rev. Dr. Vance Vances discusses the story of sending out the seventy-two on this third Sunday of Lent. Luke 10:1-24 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
23:41
March 7, 2021
My Story: Fabian Lazarte
Our theme for this Lenten season is "My Story" and we are sharing the stories of various members of our church and how the church and God have affected their lives. Today we have Fabian Lazarte interviewed by Vance Rains, Lead Pastor. Enjoy the podcast and if you want to learn more about First Church head over to our website: www.firstchurchorlando.org
30:24
March 4, 2021
Feeding the Five Thousand (2nd Week of Lent)
Rev. Dr. Vance Vances shares the story of how Jesus fed the 5000 on this second Sunday of Lent. John 6:1-14 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
24:58
March 3, 2021
My Story: Lynn Derrick
Our theme for this Lenten season is "My Story" and we are sharing the stories of various members of our church and how the church and God have affected their lives. Today we have Lynn Derrick interviewed by Gail Lippincott. Enjoy the podcast and if you want to learn more about First Church head over to our website: www.firstchurchorlando.org
22:10
March 2, 2021
My Story: John Shugart
Our theme for this Lenten season is "My Story" and we are sharing the stories of various members of our church and how the church and God have affected their lives. Today we have John Shugart interviewed by Vance Rains, Lead Pastor. Enjoy the podcast and if you want to learn more about First Church head over to our website: www.firstchurchorlando.org
23:24
February 25, 2021
My Story: Michael Dippy
Our theme for this Lenten season is "My Story" and we are sharing the stories of various members of our church and how the church and God have affected their lives. Today we have Michael Dippy interviewed by Erik Lindborg. Enjoy the podcast and if you want to learn more about First Church head over to our website: www.firstchurchorlando.org
23:10
February 22, 2021
Kingdom Parables (1st Week of Lent)
Rev. Dr. Vance Vances and Rev. Emily Sterling -Strongman sit down and discuss the Kingdom Parables on this first Sunday of Lent. Matthew 13:10-17 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
30:58
February 21, 2021
My Story: Debbie Ainsworth
Our theme for this Lenten season is "My Story" and we are sharing the stories of various members of our church and how the church and God have affected their lives. Today we have Debbie Ainsworth interviewed by our Interim Director of Traditional Music, Chris Gabel. Enjoy the podcast and if you want to learn more about First Church head over to our website: www.firstchurchorlando.org
17:40
February 19, 2021
My Story: Jim and Debby Manuel
Our theme for this Lenten season is "My Story" and we are sharing the stories of various members of our church and how the church and God have affected their lives. Today we have Jim and Debby Manuel interviewed by Erik Lindborg. Enjoy the podcast and if you want to learn more about First Church head over to our website: www.firstchurchorlando.org
32:02
February 17, 2021
This Is My Story: Transfiguration
Rev. Dr. Vance Vances preaches on “The Transfiguration” this Valentine’s Day Sunday. Mark 9:2-9 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
24:17
February 14, 2021
This Is My Story: Sermon On The Mount
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman shares the story of the Sermon on the Mount in this week’s sermon. Matthew 5:43-48 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
17:43
February 7, 2021
This Is My Story: Call of the Disciples
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains discusses the Call of the Disciples. Luke 5:1-11 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
20:56
January 31, 2021
This Is My Story: Jesus Teaches in the Synagogue
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the story of Jesus teaching in the synagogue. Luke 4:14-30 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
23:03
January 24, 2021
This Is My Story: Jesus's 40 Days In The Wilderness
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman shares the story of Jesus’s forty days in the wilderness.  Matthew 4:1-11  Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
18:54
January 17, 2021
This Is My Story: Jesus's Baptism
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the story of Jesus’s Baptism. Matthew 3:1-17 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
24:01
January 10, 2021
This Is My Story: Jesus In The Temple
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the story of “Jesus In The Temple.” Luke 2:21-40 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
20:17
January 3, 2021
This Is My Story: Egypt
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains preaches the Sunday after Christmas continuing through the “This Is My Story” sermon series. Matthew 2:1-23 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
23:44
December 27, 2020
Christmas Eve - Bring Light Into The World
Merry Christmas, a child is born! Welcome to our Christmas Eve Online service and thank you for joining us. Wherever you may find yourself this Christmas season remember the good news, our Savior is born. Bring the light out into the world!  Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
16:47
December 25, 2020
This Is My Story: Annunciation (4th Week of Advent)
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman discusses Annunciation in this fourth week of Advent. Luke 1:26-38 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
21:03
December 20, 2020
This Is My Story: The Birth of John the Baptist
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the the birth of John the Baptist in this third week of Advent. Luke 1:5-25, 57-64 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
19:35
December 13, 2020
This Is My Story: Promised Messiah
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the suspense of the “Promised Messiah” in this second week of Advent. Isaiah 9:2-7 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
27:06
December 6, 2020
This Is My Story: Return and Rebuild (1st Week of Advent)
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains discusses Nehemiah 1 and return and rebuild in this first week of Advent.  Nehemiah 1  Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
27:19
November 29, 2020
This Is My Story: Exile
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman shares and discusses exile in this week’s sermon. 2 Kings 24: 10-17 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
19:05
November 22, 2020
This Is My Story: Prophets
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares and discusses stories of prophets. Jeremiah 1:4-10 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
26:14
November 15, 2020
This Is My Story: Kings
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares and discusses stories of kings. 1 Samuel 8: 1-22 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give ———————————— Music Used in Today’s Service: “Festival Prelude on O God Beyond All Praising” (Thaxted) by Gustav Holst, arr. David Howard Petit, ©2009 Birnamwood Publications. Permission to stream the music in this service obtained from One License #A-708930. All rights reserved. "All Creatures of Our God and King" words by St. Francis of Assisi/arr. David Crowder © 2003 Sixsteps Music. All rights reserved. “Be Thou My Vision” – Irish Melody, arr. by Tom Trenney, ©2020 Birnamwood Publications. Permission to stream the music in this service obtained from One License #A-708930. All rights reserved. “Blessed Assurance” Words by Fanny J. Crosby,1873; Music by Phebe F. Knapp, 1873. Public domain. “Christ Our Hope in Life and Death” by Keith and Kristyn Getty, ©2020 Getty Music Hymns and Songs, Getty Music Publishing, Jordan Kauflin Music, Love Your Enemies Publishing, Matthew Merker Music, Messenger Hymns. All rights reserved. “Chosen Tune” from Three Pieces (Op. 28, No. 2) by Herbert Howells, 1923. Public domain. Permission to stream the music in this service obtained from CCLI license #CSPL138328.
23:38
November 8, 2020
This Is My Story: Wisdom (All Saints Sunday)
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains discusses wisdom on this All Saints Sunday. Proverbs 3: 13-20 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
24:02
November 1, 2020
This Is My Story: Judges
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman continues through the bible discussing Judges. Judges 4: 1-10 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give ———————————— Music Used in Today’s Service: "Sing Forever" - Robert Prizeman, arr. Ashley Grote Arrangement by Ashley Grote with permission from Robert Prizeman Placed in Public Domain by Ashley Grote in 2020 “As The Deer” - Martin Nystrom CCLI Song # 1431* © 1984 Universal Music - Brentwood Benson Publishing "The Sun Never Says" - Dan Forrest “This Is My Story” CCLI Song # 22324* ©Words: Public Domain | Music: Public Domain “Here I Am, Lord” - William Monaghan © 1981 OCP Notes: Hymnal states text and tune copyright 1981, 1983, 1989 Daniel L. Schutte and NALR, however, copyright has been reassigned "Allegro" from Sonata No. 4 in F Minor - Georg Philipp Telemann © Public Domain *For use solely with the SongSelect® Terms of Use. All rights reserved. www.ccli.com CCLI License # 1329148
17:37
October 25, 2020
This Is My story: Promised Land
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues through the bible discussing the Promised Land. Joshua 21:43-45 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give ———————————— Music Used in Today’s Service: "O Rest in the Lord" from Elijah -- Felix Mendelssohn ©Words: Public Domain | Music: Public Domain United Methodist Hymn #127: "Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah" “Promises Never Fail” by Ben Fielding, Brian Johnson, Jason Ingram, and Joel Taylor CCLI Song # 7112254* © 2017 SHOUT! Music Publishing Australia Fellow Ships Music So Essential Tunes Bethel Music Publishing “This Is My Story” CCLI Song # 22324* ©Words: Public Domain | Music: Public Domain United Methodist Hymn #64: "Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty" "On Jordan's Stormy Banks" from Two Pieces for Cello and Piano -- Southern Harmony, adapt. Rigdon M. McIntosh, arr. Duane Funderburk © 2018 Birnamwood Publications (A division of MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.) MSM-20-617 *For use solely with the SongSelect® Terms of Use. All rights reserved. www.ccli.com CCLI License # 1329148
30:50
October 18, 2020
This Is My Story: Sacrifice (Ritual, Priesthood, Tabernacle)
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues through the bible discussing sacrifice, ritual, priesthood, and tabernacle.  Deuteronomy 12 :1-7  Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
28:03
October 11, 2020
This Is My Story: Law
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains and Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman interview Dr. Steve Harper discussing the 10 commandments and the law given by God Exodus 20:1-20 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
33:06
October 4, 2020
Wonderful Wednesday Webinar with Rev. Dr. Latricia Edwards Scriven
Pastors Vance Rains and Emily Sterling-Strongman chat with Rev. Dr. Latricia Edwards Scriven, Pastor of New Life UMC Tallahassee, on September 30th via Zoom
01:03:47
October 3, 2020
This Is My Story: Deliverance
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues the story through the Bible discussing deliverance. Exodus 3:1-10 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
24:05
September 27, 2020
This Is My Story: Slavery
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues the story through the Bible discussing slavery. Exodus 1:8-14 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
25:44
September 20, 2020
This Is My Story: Egypt (Joseph)
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues the story through the Bible. This week we find ourselves in Egypt and the story of Joseph. Genesis 45:4-8 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
25:40
September 13, 2020
Covenant (Abraham and Sarah, Issac, and Jacob)
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman discusses covenant through the story of Abraham and Sarah, Issac, and Jacob. Genesis 12:1-9 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
18:08
September 6, 2020
This Is My Story: The Tower of Babel
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the story of the Tower of Babel. Genesis 11:1-9 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
26:20
August 30, 2020
This Is My Story: Creation and Fall, Flourishing and Decay
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains and Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman kick off the new sermon series “This Is My Story” by discussing creation and fall, flourishing and decay through verses Genesis 1:24-31, 3:17-19, and Romans 8:18-25. Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
19:39
August 23, 2020
Connecting with grace - 8/16/2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares connecting with grace. Ephesians 1:3-14 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
29:04
August 16, 2020
Connecting with my gift - 8/9/2020 Service
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman shares discovering my unique purpose. 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
21:32
August 9, 2020
Connecting with my true self - 8/2/20
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the true meaning of humility. Genesis 2:4-9 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
24:27
August 2, 2020
Connecting through Courage - 7/26/2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains discusses overcoming fear of strangers. Acts 10 select verses Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
30:26
July 26, 2020
Connecting through Acceptance - 7/19/2020 Service
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains discusses practicing empathy and understanding. Romans 14 select verses Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
31:20
July 19, 2020
Connecting with Friendship - 7/12/20 Service
The value of spiritual friendship is discussed between Revs. Wayne Curry, Gary Spencer, Jim Harnish, and Bob Bushong. Psalm 133 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
37:29
July 12, 2020
Rev. Emily Sterling - 7/5/20 Service
Rev. Emily Sterling - 7/5/20 Service 1 Corinthians 6: 19-20  Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
19:02
July 5, 2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 6/28/20
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains 6/28/20 Service 1 Corinthians 1: 18-31 Give: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
27:32
June 28, 2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 6/21/20 Service
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 6/21/20 Service Mark 12:28-34 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
22:15
June 21, 2020
Bishop Kenneth Carter - 6/14/20 Service
Bishop Ken Carter Rev. Dr. Vance Rains & Rev. Emily Sterling Matthew 6:25-30 6/14/20 Service
07:07
June 14, 2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 6/7/20
"Is There Any Hope?" Ezekiel 37:1-14 First United Methodist Church of Orlando 6/7/20
31:23
June 7, 2020
Rev. Emily Sterling - 5/31/20 Service
Rev. Emily Sterling - 5/31/20 Service First United Methodist Church of Orlando Numbers 11:24-30 Acts 2: 1-8
19:53
May 31, 2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 5/24/20
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains 5/24/20 First United Methodist Church of Orlando Hebrews 12: 1-3
25:38
May 24, 2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - Ephesians 2: 4-10
First United Methodist Church 5/17/20
24:28
May 17, 2020
Rev. Emily Sterling - Right Where We Are
Luke 24: 13-35
24:25
May 3, 2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains- "A New Normal"
John 21:1-25 4.26.20
28:32
April 26, 2020
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains & Emily Sterling - 4/19/20
Gospel of John 20: 24-31
25:52
April 21, 2020
Christ-Centered Community - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Scripture - 1 Peter 2:4-10
28:25
March 8, 2020
Cross-Shaped Community - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Luke 9:23-25 March 1st, 2020
21:29
March 1, 2020
Transfiguration Sunday - Emily Sterling
Mathew 17: 1-9 11:00 am Sermon
23:32
February 23, 2020
Thresholds 6: Crossing the Threshold to Greater Faith - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Rev. Vance Rains Psalm 65 Crossing the Threshold to Greater Faith
25:47
February 17, 2020
Thresholds 5: Crossing the Threshold to Silence - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Rev. Vance Rains Crossing The Threshold To Silence Scripture: Psalms 46
25:27
February 9, 2020
Thresholds 4: Crossing the Threshold to Grace - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Rev. Vance Rains 1 John 1:1-10 Crossing the Threshold to Grace
22:34
February 2, 2020
Thresholds 3: Overcoming Barriers to Prayer - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Crossing Thresholds: Overcoming Barriers to Prayer  Matthew 6:5-13  Rev. Dr.  Vance Rains | 9:30 Sermon
27:16
January 27, 2020
Thresholds 1: Crossing the Threshold of Knowing God - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Crossing the Threshold of Knowing God  Isaiah 55  Pastor Vance Pastor Vance | 9:30 Sermon
22:54
January 12, 2020
Epiphany: Epiphanic Expectation - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Epiphanic Expectation  Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12  Pastor Vance Pastor Vance | 9:30 Sermon
23:02
January 6, 2020
Evergreen: Christmas Eve - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Christmas Eve Sermon (10:00 pm service) Pastor Vance
17:57
December 26, 2019
Evergreen: Love Comes - Rev. Emily Sterling
Love Comes Isaiah 11 (selected verses), John 3:16-17 Pastor Emily
22:01
December 26, 2019
Evergreen: Creation Rejoices - Rev. Emily Sterling
Creation Rejoices Isaiah 35 Pastor Emily
23:35
December 16, 2019
Evergreen: Creation Groans - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Creation Groans Genesis 3, Romans 8 (selected verses) Pastor Vance
22:59
December 10, 2019
Evergreen - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Evergreen Genesis 1 & 2 (selected verses) Pastor Vance
20:20
December 2, 2019
Christ the King - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Christ the King Sunday Revelation 1:5-8 Pastor Vance 9:30 Sermon | Pastor Vance
22:48
November 26, 2019