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Podcasting from Living Faith UMC

Podcasting from Living Faith UMC

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This is a sermon and conversation podcast from Living Faith United Methodist Church in Putnam, CT. We welcome you to join us as we passionately worship God and serve our neighbors.
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Sermon: "Bring the First Fruit"

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Sermon: "Overcome Evil with Good"
This is a weekly sermon from Living Faith United Methodist Church. Date: August 30, 2020  Text: Romans 12:9-21 Scripture Reader: Kathy King  Preacher: Pastor Bob Jon
September 1, 2020
Sermon: "Lead Us into Temptation?"
This is the audio sermon from worship service on March 1, 2020.  Text: Matthew 4:1-11. Jesus is led to the wilderness by the Holy Spirit and tempted by Satan.  As we are conflicted to learn that it is the Holy Spirit who leads Jesus to the place for temptation, how do we discern the purpose of temptations and trials in this world? Where is the presence of God during our temptation in this world? 
March 3, 2020
Sermon: "The Heart of the Law"
This is the audio sermon from worship service on February 16, 2020.  Text: Matthew 5:21-38 Jesus continues on his teaching on the mountain, reminds people of the law, and points out the heart of the law. We pray that you are blessed as you discern how Jesus calls you today to follow his ways. 
February 17, 2020
Sermon: "Life Interrupted"
This is the audio sermon from January 26, 2020. Text: Matthew 4:12-25. Scripture Reader: Lorna Wade Jesus comes to the Sea of Galilee and calls his first disciples by saying, "Follow me."  How would you answer to Jesus if he interrupts your perfect life and calls you to follow him? 
January 27, 2020
Sermon: "Follow the Star"
This is the audio sermon from January 5, 2020 at Living Faith UMC, located on 53 Grove. St. Putnam, CT 06260 The scripture reading: Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12, Reader: Monica Boudreau
January 6, 2020
Sermon: "Not a Silent Night"
Although we tend to visualize the nativity scene as peaceful and calm, was it really silent, clean, and peaceful?  Pastor Bob invites you to reimagine the night when Jesus was born and reflect on the grace of God who meets us in circumstances not peaceful, not clean, and vulnerable. 
December 31, 2019
Sermon: "The Stump Is Not Dead"
This is the audio sermon from December 8, 2019.  Prophet Isaiah says that a shoot will come out of the stump of Jesse. Have you witnessed life out of death? How can we proclaim that there is hope out of what seems like despair today?  Scripture Reader: Lorna Wade Scripture Text: Isaiah 11:1-10; Matthew 3:1-15
December 9, 2019
Sermon: "In Days to Come"
This ia an audio sermon from December 1, 2019. Scripture Reader: Bev Shaw. Text: Isaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14 As many of us live in our society driven by fear and violence, God speaks to Prophet Isaiah with a beautiful image of transforming swords to plowshares. As Christ is coming to us as the Prince of Peace, how can we participate in the transforming vision of God for this world? 
December 2, 2019
Sermon: "Bring the First Fruit"
This is sermon from November 24, 2019.  Scripture Reader: Rev. Louise Dumas  Text: Deuteronomy 26:1-11
November 25, 2019
Sermon: "Why We Are Here" by Rev. Larry Wimmer
This is an audio sermon from Rev. Larry Wimmer on November 17, 2019.  We are sorry that the recording is cut in the middle of the sermon.  We hope to upload the entire sermon in video and notify you of it availability soon. Scripture Reader: Monica Boudreau Text: Colossians 3:12-15
November 18, 2019
Sermon: "A New World Among Us"
This is an audio sermon from All Saints Day (November 2) The scripture reading is from Luke 6:20-31, the Sermon on the Plain.  As we are reminded that faith comes by hearing, can you name saints in your life or your church who showed you and told you how God loves you unconditionally? Are you also sharing your faith and love of God with others who might see you as their saints? Can we remember the saints at Living Faith UMC who have helped us who we are today? 
November 3, 2019
Sermon: "The Good, the Bad, and the Righteous"
Audio Sermon from October 27, 2019 Scripture Reading: Luke 18:9-14 Jesus gives a parable about two men, a Pharisee and a tax collector, going to the temple to pray. What traits define us as good person or bad person in society? How does Jesus turn our notions of good and bad upside down? On whose righteousness are we considered as good before God? 
October 28, 2019
Sermon: "A Person of God" by Marvin Wilbur
In keeping with Laity Sunday, Marvin Wilbur, a lay servant, preached on October 20. Sermon Title: A Person of God Text: Daniel 6:13-23
October 21, 2019
Sermon: "Stop & Turn Back"
Jesus was going through a region between Galilee and Samaria where he met the ten lepers. They were all healed but only one of them returned to thank Jesus. (Luke 17:11-19) Who was this person? Why is it important for us? How do you give thanks to God today? 
October 15, 2019
Sermon: "Crossing a Great Chasm"
Jesus speaks of a great chasm between the rich man and Lazarus. (Luke 16:19-31) What is a chasm that blocks you from reaching out to your neighbors today? What did Jesus do to cross a chasm between God and us?   We pray that God bless you as you listen to this message and empower you as you reach out to your neighbors crossing a chasm. 
September 30, 2019
Sermon: Go & Make Friends (Luke 16:1-13)
This is sermon from Rev. Bob Jon, pastor of Living Faith UMC in Putnam, CT. We hope that you are blessed by this message and experience the grace of God at work in your life this coming week. Our church worships at 10 am on Sunday with Sunday school at the same time.
September 23, 2019