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Manna for your Soul

Manna for your Soul

By Jason Rios
Take a listen to Manna for your soul. Each week, you will hear a word from Pastor Jason, to encourage you in your faith in Christ. So take a listen and we hope you replenish your soul and continue the journey.
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Celebrate New Life | Celebrate Worship Series
Today's Message: Celebrating new life is about embracing how God transforms us to thrive and experience joy.
19:48
June 28, 2022
Celebrate Promise | Celebrate Worship Series
Today's message: Embrace God’s calling for you, believe that God will do what God promises, and take courageous action in your life.
19:17
June 21, 2022
Celebrate Diversity | Celebrate Worship Series
Today's message: As the body of Christ, we are called to celebrate the diverse ways God is reflected in each and every person.
21:57
June 18, 2022
Easter is here! Now what?
Scripture: John 20: 19-31 Christ has died and risen, yet the Easter Season continues. These fifty days from Easter to Pentecost are known as Eastertide.  During that time, Jesus appeared to his disciples on several occasions, restoring their faith, inviting them to believe, and promising them the Holy Spirit before finally ascending into Heaven.
25:03
April 30, 2022
Easter Message 2022
Today we celebrate that our Lord Jesus lives! In Christ’s resurrection we find hope We celebrate salvation through Jesus, his sacrifice on the cross, and victory over the grave. Today we proclaim the Risen Christ!
22:15
April 24, 2022
The Cup of Discipleship | Drink from the Fountain of Grace Worship Series
This Lent, as we remember what it means to be human, we find refreshment from God’s fountain of grace. The different images of cups shown in Scripture will serve as a touchpoint for exploring aspects of our relationship with God. Today we will focus on the cup of discipleship. Being followers of Jesus involves giving our whole selves to build a community of mutual blessing. Scripture: Matthew 20: 20-28
25:38
March 28, 2022
The Cup You Choose | Drink from the Fountain of Grace Worship Series
This Lent, as we remember what it means to be human, we find refreshment from God’s fountain of grace. The different images of cups shown in Scripture will serve as a touchpoint for exploring aspects of our relationship with God. Today we will focus on The Cup you choose. Every day we have the opportunity to choose to follow Jesus. Scripture: Psalms 16
25:42
March 22, 2022
The Cup of Living Water | Drink from the fountain of grace
Throughout Scripture and today, God sustains God’s people in the most basic of human ways – physically, with food and drink, and spiritually – with food and drink for our souls. This Lent, as we remember what it means to be human, we find refreshment from God’s fountain of grace. The different images of cups shown in Scripture will serve as a touchpoint for exploring aspects of our relationship with God. What does our brokenness say about us? What does discipleship look like? What does it mean to seek justice? This exploration culminates in the most exciting celebration of all – that Jesus is risen for us and we have new life in him! Today we will focus on The Cup of Living Water. God affirms all we’ve been through and invites us into healthy relationship, wholeness, and sharing living water with others.
26:22
March 15, 2022
The Broken Cup | Drink from the Fountain of Grace Worship Series
Throughout Scripture and today, God sustains God’s people in the most basic of human ways – physically, with food and drink, and spiritually – with food and drink for our souls. This Lent, as we remember what it means to be human, we find refreshment from God’s fountain of grace. The different images of cups shown in Scripture will serve as a touchpoint for exploring aspects of our relationship with God. What does our brokenness say about us? What does discipleship look like? What does it mean to seek justice? This exploration culminates in the most exciting celebration of all – that Jesus is risen for us and we have new life in him! Today we will focus on the image of the broken cup. When things break, God can and will bring purpose and beauty out of the brokenness.
25:56
March 07, 2022
Journey with Jesus
Part of the worship series titled: "Restored" Our relationship with Jesus can heal us, transform us. God knows who we are and offers us new life. In Christ, our lives are restored so we can have victory. Today we will focus on our Journey with Jesus. How we identify him in our life determines how we will grow in our journey with him. Scripture: Luke 9: 28-36
20:28
February 28, 2022
Jesus heals you
Part of the worship series titled: "Restored" Our relationship with Jesus can heal us, transform us. God knows who we are and offers us new life. In Christ, our lives are restored so we can have victory. Today we will focus on how we can be healed. All of us need healing. All of us have a need that is either physical or spiritual. All of us suffer burdens of one kind or another. Every one of us today has a particular need that only Jesus can address. Scripture: Luke 8: 43-48
26:09
February 21, 2022
Rules for Victory
Part of the worship series titled: "Restored" Our relationship with Jesus can heal us, transform us. God knows who we are and offers us new life. In Christ, our lives are restored so we can have victory. Today we will focus on how we can achieve victory. Through the story of the conquest of Jericho we will proclaim what rules can lead us to victory. Scripture: Joshua 6: 1-20
25:04
February 13, 2022
Jesus knows you
Part of the worship series titled: "Restored" Our relationship with Jesus can heal us, transform us. God knows who we are and offers us new life. In Christ, our lives are restored so we can have victory. Today we will focus on how Jesus knows us. Through the story of Jesus’ encounter with Zacchaeus we will proclaim we are all children of God in need of grace and transformation. Through that grace our actions can impact others. Scripture: Luke 19: 1-10
21:49
February 06, 2022
Reset Direction
We are preparing our hearts to what this new year will bring. God’s mercies are new every morning! This New Year we are ready to press the “reset button,” so we can claim the fresh start God makes available to us. Whether we’ve been in the church for a long time or are exploring the faith, Jesus sometimes calls us to move in a new direction, even when we think we are already heading in the right direction. Scripture: Acts 9: 1-15
19:07
January 30, 2022
Reset Values
We are preparing our hearts to what this new year will bring. God’s mercies are new every morning! This New Year we are ready to press the “reset button,” so we can claim the fresh start God makes available to us. What does it mean to live by God’s Spirit and not our own, to live according to God’s values and not those of the world? Scripture: Galatians 5:25 - 6:10
26:34
January 23, 2022
Reset Purpose
We are preparing our hearts to what this new year will bring. God’s mercies are new every morning! This New Year we are ready to press the “reset button,” so we can claim the fresh start God makes available to us. Spending time with God enables us to start our year with intention. Centered living comes from understanding God’s purpose in this season. Scripture: Mark 1: 32-39
25:56
January 16, 2022
Soul Reset
We are preparing our hearts to what this new year will bring. God’s mercies are new every morning! This New Year we are ready to press the “reset button,” so we can claim the fresh start God makes available to us. Resetting your soul begins with reminding yourself who you are: A child of God. Scripture: Luke 3: 21-23
28:50
January 10, 2022
Reset your focus and path
We are preparing our hearts to what this new year will bring. God’s mercies are new every morning! But sometimes it is easy for us to get stuck in the same old routine. This New Year let’s hit the “reset button,” so we can claim the fresh start God makes available to us. Scripture: Matthew 2: 1-12
15:43
January 09, 2022
God with the Shepherds, the Dismissed
Scripture: Luke 2:8-20 Christmas shows us that God takes ordinary lives and does extraordinary things with them. The shepherds who were often dismissed play a prominent role in proclaiming the message of Emmanuel, God is with us.
14:44
December 21, 2021
God with Mary, the Faithful
Scripture: Luke 1:26-38 God calls us into unknown places that we wouldn’t foresee for ourselves. And even in the midst of uncertainty, God is with us.
18:06
December 21, 2021
God with Joseph, the Dutiful
Advent Worship Series: God with Us Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25 The Christmas story of Jesus’ birth begins with a dilemma. Mary’s pregnancy creates a real issue for Joseph. He is not the father; this situation not only creates personal pain; it also could cause a public scandal. Joseph chooses not to disgrace Mary, but instead he will divorce her, the best that could be hoped for in this situation. However, the Spirit of God moves Joseph from doing good out of a sense of obligation to the revelation of God’s extraordinary plan. When God calls us to move beyond our duty, God is with us.
13:27
December 21, 2021
Commit | All in Worship Series
The scripture reading for this Sunday is Ephesians 4:22-24 This Sunday we end the worship series titled: "All In". When we face important decisions and opportunities in our lives, we often weigh the pros and cons. We often find reasons to avoid making changes and to keep doing things the same old way. But there comes a time when we must decide… are we going to play it safe or go all in? John 3:16 tells us that God loved us so much that he gave his only Son for us, “so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” God’s love for us is “all in!” In turn, when we put all our trust in God, our lives can be freed for unimaginable wonder. This series has help us explore what it means to be “all in” for God with all of our being and all that we have.
15:08
November 04, 2021
No Strings Attached | All in Worship Series
The scripture reading is Acts 2: 43-47 This Sunday we continue the worship series titled: "All In". When we face important decisions and opportunities in our lives, we often weigh the pros and cons. We often find reasons to avoid making changes and to keep doing things the same old way. But there comes a time when we must decide… are we going to play it safe or go all in? John 3:16 tells us that God loved us so much that he gave his only Son for us, “so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” God’s love for us is “all in!” In turn, when we put all our trust in God, our lives can be freed for unimaginable wonder. This series will explore what it means to be “all in” for God with all of our being and all that we have. Sunday's message is titled: "No Strings Attached" Gifts given by the Spirit are to bless the wider community.
20:14
October 29, 2021
Common good | All in Worship Series
The scripture reading is 1 Corinthians 12: 4-13 This Sunday we continue the worship series titled: "All In". When we face important decisions and opportunities in our lives, we often weigh the pros and cons. We often find reasons to avoid making changes and to keep doing things the same old way. But there comes a time when we must decide… are we going to play it safe or go all in? John 3:16 tells us that God loved us so much that he gave his only Son for us, “so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” God’s love for us is “all in!” In turn, when we put all our trust in God, our lives can be freed for unimaginable wonder. This series will explore what it means to be “all in” for God with all of our being and all that we have. Sunday's message is titled: "Common Good" God activates gifts in everyone for the common good.
14:46
October 21, 2021
The Risk | All In Worship Series
The scripture reading is Luke 5: 1-11 When we face important decisions and opportunities in our lives, we often weigh the pros and cons. We often find reasons to avoid making changes and to keep doing things the same old way. But there comes a time when we must decide… are we going to play it safe or go all in? John 3:16 tells us that God loved us so much that he gave his only Son for us, “so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” God’s love for us is “all in!” In turn, when we put all our trust in God, our lives can be freed for unimaginable wonder. This series will explore what it means to be “all in” for God with all of our being and all that we have.
16:40
October 15, 2021
A matter of trust
Scripture: 1 Kings 17: 10-16 We are invited to trust, to believe. As people of faith, we’re called to trust God even when God leads us in directions we wouldn’t otherwise go and calls us to do things we wouldn’t otherwise do.
13:38
October 04, 2021
Stay in Love with God | Living Faith Worship Series
The scripture reading is James 5:13-20 This Sunday we end the worship series titled: "Living Faith" John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement, insisted that Christian faith was more than just a set of beliefs or a feeling. Faith changes our lives and results in faithful action in the world. The New Testament letter of James gives the same message. This series will look at John Wesley’s General Rules in connection with readings from James to show how our faith can come to life in all that we say and do. Sunday's message is titled: "Stay in Love with God" Being in love with God isn’t about getting what we want; it’s all about relationship.
21:02
September 26, 2021
Do Good | Living Faith Worship Series
The scripture reading is James 3:13-18 We continue the worship series titled: "Living Faith" John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement, insisted that Christian faith was more than just a set of beliefs or a feeling. Faith changes our lives and results in faithful action in the world. The New Testament letter of James gives the same message. This series will look at John Wesley’s General Rules in connection with readings from James to show how our faith can come to life in all that we say and do. Sunday's message is titled: "Do Good" God’s wisdom is first of all pure, peace-loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others.
26:05
September 19, 2021
Do no harm | Living Faith Worship Series
The scripture reading is James 3: 1-12 We continue the worship series titled: "Living Faith" John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement, insisted that Christian faith was more than just a set of beliefs or a feeling. Faith changes our lives and results in faithful action in the world. The New Testament letter of James gives the same message. This series will look at John Wesley’s General Rules in connection with readings from James to show how our faith can come to life in all that we say and do. Message is titled: "Do no harm" Words hold the power of life and death. What you say matters: speak life and back up your words with actions.
14:43
September 12, 2021
Genuine Faith | Living Faith Worship Series
Scripture: James 2: 1-7, 14-17 In this series, we will explore the three simple rules of Wesley in conversation with the book of James. John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement, insisted that what we believe must be shown in how we live. He connected personal faith and social holiness and called on Methodists to crawl out of our comfort zones and allow our faith to change the way we live and the whole world.
15:18
September 05, 2021
Risk-taking Mission and Service
Scripture: Luke 10: 25-37 This type of mission and service includes efforts to make a positive difference in the lives of others for the purposes of Christ whether or not these people will ever be a part of the community of faith.
10:46
August 29, 2021
Radical Hospitality
Scripture: Genesis 18: 1-8
12:03
August 22, 2021
Passionate Worship
Today's message is about one of the practices of fruitful congregations: Passionate Worship. Scripture is Psalms 84
09:39
August 15, 2021
Way Maker
Scripture: Isaiah 43: 16-19
10:51
July 24, 2021
Loving God | Summer of Love Worship Series
Scripture: Mark 2: 23-28 We talk about how regularly setting aside time to rest and worship demonstrates our love for God.
15:06
July 18, 2021
Loving family
Today we continue the worship series titled Summer of Love. A four-week series that will lead us to look at four different ways we can love God and the people around us by following the example and teaching of Jesus. Today’s story is about Jesus inviting us to appreciate the better parts of life when they are offered.
09:24
July 11, 2021
Loving Community
Scripture: John 6: 1-13 Today’s story is about how we are witness to the love of God when we share our goods and gifts with the community.
12:17
July 04, 2021
Loving Friend
Today we begin a new worship series titled Summer of Love. A four week series that will lead us to look at four different ways we can love God and the people around us by following the example and teaching of Jesus. Today story is about friendships. Jesus considered his disciples, friends. The love of friends carries us through good times and times of trouble. Jesus models for us true friendship even through times of disappointment and hurt. Today’s story is about friendship, reconciliation and how to be a loving friend. Scripture: John 21: 3-4, 10-17
11:34
June 27, 2021
The Love of a Father
Father's Day 2021 Scripture: Luke 15: 11-24
12:25
June 20, 2021
Love and care for one another
Scripture: Deuteronomy 10: 17-21
14:49
June 13, 2021
Moving in faith, receiving mercy and compassion
Scripture: Numbers 27: 1-11
10:23
June 06, 2021
One Spirit, One Vision
Scripture: Revelation 7: 9-17
11:50
May 22, 2021
See and Hear
Sermon part of the worship series titled: "I see you". Scripture: Mark 10: 46-52
13:36
May 15, 2021
Share your story
Scripture: John 9:1-12
11:01
May 02, 2021
Easter Sunday Message
Spiritual Discipline: Gratitude Scripture: Luke 24:1-12
10:10
April 04, 2021
Good Friday
Good Friday Message 
08:44
April 02, 2021
Palm Sunday 2021
Scripture: Mark 14: 26-41 As Holy Week starts, let us not forget the journey to the cross. Through the discipline of silence we can connect with God and hear his voice in our hearts. 
08:58
March 27, 2021
Worship | Purple Theory Lenten Series
During these six weeks leading up to Easter we will be exploring different practices, called spiritual disciplines, that can help us do these things as we seek to grab hold of the new life promised to us at Easter through Jesus. My invitation is for you to consider committing to practice one of the spiritual disciplines we will be exploring over the next several weeks, so lent can be a time that leads you into a deeper relationship with God. Today we are going to talk about the discipline of worship.
08:46
March 21, 2021
Confession
During these six weeks leading up to Easter we will be exploring different practices, called spiritual disciplines, that can help us do these things as we seek to grab hold of the new life promised to us at Easter through Jesus. My invitation is for you to consider committing to practice one of the spiritual disciplines we will be exploring over the next several weeks, so lent can be a time that leads you into a deeper relationship with God. Today we are going to talk about the discipline of confession. 
11:33
March 14, 2021
Fasting
During these six weeks leading up to Easter we will be exploring different practices, called spiritual disciplines, that can help us do these things as we seek to grab hold of the new life promised to us at Easter through Jesus. My invitation is for you to consider committing to practice one of the spiritual disciplines we will be exploring over the next several weeks, so lent can be a time that leads you into a deeper relationship with God. Today we are going to talk about fasting.
11:46
March 07, 2021
Studying Scripture | Purple Theory Lenten Series
During these six weeks leading up to Easter we will be exploring different practices, called spiritual disciplines, that can help us do these things as we seek to grab hold of the new life promised to us at Easter through Jesus. My invitation is for you to consider committing to practice one of the spiritual disciplines we will be exploring over the next several weeks, so lent can be a time that leads you into a deeper relationship with God. Today we are going to talk about studying Scripture.
11:18
February 28, 2021
Prayer | Purple Theory Lenten Series
During these six weeks leading up to Easter we will be exploring different practices, called spiritual disciplines, that can help us do these things as we seek to grab hold of the new life promised to us at Easter through Jesus. My invitation is for you to consider committing to practice one of the spiritual disciplines we will be exploring over the next several weeks, so lent can be a time that leads you into a deeper relationship with God. Today we are going to talk about prayer.
14:14
February 21, 2021
Rekindled Faith
Scripture: Luke 24:13-35
16:60
February 14, 2021
The hills we climb
Scripture: Psalms 121
16:60
February 07, 2021
The Walk # 3
This is a six-week course of study. We will explore five essential practices, its New Testament foundation, and what it looks like to pursue this practice daily in our personal life and together in the life of the church. Deepen your walk with Christ as we explore the five essential practices of worship, study, serving, giving, and bearing witness to our faith. Today's session is about serving.
18:40
February 05, 2021
The Walk Study # 2
This is a six-week course of study. We will explore five essential practices, its New Testament foundation, and what it looks like to pursue this practice daily in our personal life and together in the life of the church. Deepen your walk with Christ as we explore the five essential practices of worship, study, serving, giving, and bearing witness to our faith.
24:01
February 04, 2021
Replenish
Scripture: Psalms 42:1-5
14:30
January 31, 2021
The Walk Study # 1
This is a six-week course of study. We will explore five essential practices, its New Testament foundation, and what it looks like to pursue this practice daily in our personal life and together in the life of the church. Deepen your walk with Christ as we explore the five essential practices of worship, study, serving, giving, and bearing witness to our faith. Today we discuss Worship and Prayer.
31:04
January 28, 2021
Repentance leads to healing
Scripture: II Chronicles 7:14
11:09
January 24, 2021
Reboot
Scripture: Mark 7:14-19 It’s about your heart. It’s about your thoughts, your actions, the way you live and do things. How you react and how you live the kingdom of God. Jesus’ words are a reminder to all to see inside our hearts and what is coming out of it. What are our thoughts? Our actions? Are we loving our neighbor? Are we just living by traditions, or are we striving to be more like Jesus? Sometimes we need to reboot and let his Spirit transform us. 
13:42
January 16, 2021
Christmas Eve 2020
Scripture: Luke 2:1-20
07:01
December 27, 2020
Blue Christmas 2020
Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-5
13:15
December 27, 2020
Love...God is with us
Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25
15:21
December 20, 2020
Joy
Scripture: Luke 1: 39-49
12:28
December 12, 2020
Peace
Scripture: Isaiah 26:3, 7-12
15:42
December 05, 2020
Hope
Scripture: Isaiah 9:2-7
16:14
November 29, 2020
What are you thankful for?
Scripture: Habakkuk 3:17-19
20:27
November 22, 2020
God will take care of you
Scripture: Job 42:1 -6
16:23
November 15, 2020
Do not worry
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34
18:27
November 08, 2020
Spiritual Heroes
All Saints Day 2020 Scripture: Hebrews 12:1-2a
15:36
November 01, 2020
Faith over fear
Scripture: Joshua 1: 5-9
18:22
October 25, 2020
Why follow Jesus?
Pastor Jason's message Scripture: Luke 5:1-11
21:22
October 18, 2020
All we need is love
Pastor Jason's message 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13
18:22
October 14, 2020
A place at the table
World Communion Sunday 2020 Pastor Jason's message  Scripture: Acts 6:1-7
17:00
October 14, 2020
There is a Balm in Gilead
Pastor Jason's message given at Tuckerton UMC on Sunday, September 27, 2020. Scripture: Jeremiah 8:20-22
26:15
September 30, 2020
Believers or Disciples?
A new sermon series about Discipleship using the book of Acts.
24:22
September 09, 2020
Encounter at the well
Pastor Jason delivers a message using John 4.
31:58
September 05, 2020
Determined
Pastor Jason's message on the Gospel of Mark 7:24-30.
27:13
September 05, 2020
Power to transform lives
Pastor Jason's message on the Gospel of Mark 5:1-20. 
26:04
September 05, 2020