Dec. 20 Online Service

Oconee Street United Methodist Church
December 20, 2020 • Fourth Sunday of Advent

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Call to Worship

Joel Siebentritt

Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prayers of the People / The Lord’s Prayer

Mike McClelland-Williamson

Old Testament Reading: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16

Casey McClelland

Gospel Reading: Luke 1:26-38

Brian McClelland

Sermon: “You Are Home”Read the rest

Advent Devotional: Dec. 16, 2020

By Katie Calkin

 Luke 19:41
“As Jesus approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it.”

Sometimes hope feels like a happy, buoyant feeling.  Especially when it pops up unexpectedly.  But often hope feels more like a decision to me, a determined resolve.  So many times this year as I’ve despaired it has helped me to remember that Jesus … Read the rest

Nov. 22 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
November 22, 2020

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Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude: “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”

Maxine Easom, piano

Invocation

Edwina Biron

Opening Hymn: “Crown Him With Many Crowns”

Grace Community Church (Sun Valley, California)

Gospel Reading: Matthew 25: 31-46

Edwina Biron

Sermon: “Allegiance to the Kin-dom”

The Rev. Laura Patterson
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Oct. 25 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
October 25, 2020

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Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude

Maxine Easom, piano

Invocation

Carter Vest

Opening Hymn

First Presbyterian Church (Westminster, Maryland)

Gospel Reading: Matthew 25:34-46

Carter Vest

Sermon: “The Problem with Neighbors”

Pastor Laura Patterson

Anthem: From “Four Short Prayers of St. Francis of Assisi”

The Norwegian
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Oct. 18 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
October 18, 2020

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Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude

“Be Still My Soul”
Song by Jean Sibelius. Arranged by Greg Howlett.
Maxine Easom, piano

Invocation

Joshua King

Opening Hymn

“Lord of the Dance”

Reading: Matthew 22:15-22

Joshua King

Sermon: “The Politics of Jesus”

“The Politics of
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May 24 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
May 24, 2020

Prelude

“Hyfrydol”
Performed by Carisa Elam, keyboard and guitar

Welcome

Pastor Elaine Puckett

Special Recognition

Recognition of 2020 UGA graduate and OSUMC choir member Thomas Dobbins

Recognition of 2020 Graduates

A special tribute video recognizing all academic year high school and college and graduates of Oconee Street UMC and U-Lead Athens.

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Service: March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020 • Fourth Sunday of Lent

Godly Play:

Welcome:

Pastor Elaine Puckett

Invocation:

Read by Joe Dennis

The journey to Good Friday is fraught with danger;
The road to Jerusalem is difficult indeed. 
Be among us, as we enter this story together
Help us to faithfully follow the rugged path that takes us home.

Opening Hymn: “Rejoice, … Read the rest

Service: March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020 • Third Sunday of Lent

Invocation:
The journey to Good Friday is fraught with danger;
The road to Jerusalem is difficult indeed.
Be among us, as we enter this story together
Help us to faithfully follow the rugged path that takes us home.

Opening Hymn: Come Ye Sinners Poor and Needy

Performed by Fernando Ortego featuring Amy
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Sermon: Dangerously Tempting

When Jesus was tempted by the devil, he could’ve easily given into the temptation. After fasting for 40 days, Jesus was famished. The devil offered him everything, from food to power to glory, and even used words from the Bible to reinforce his point. In the end, Jesus did not give into the temptation.

We are tempted by “the devil” … Read the rest