Oct. 18 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
October 18, 2020

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Pastor Laura Patterson


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


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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Sermon: What Unites Us

Paul goes to the church of Corinth and finds the Corinthians divided. The cause of their division was over who baptized them.

Although the church today does not argue over baptism, a key issue often divides Christians — political ideology. Many people take pride belonging to churches that claim to be “progressive” or emphasizing “conservative family values.”

What would Paul’s … Read the rest

Sermon: The Right Question

In an era of political tension, it’s easy to misuse the Bible for political gain. As the events at Willow Creek church demonstrate, you can preach Jesus Christ every Sunday morning and still use it for demonic purposes if your focus is on yourself, and not God. Jesus says anything that is standing in the way of salvation is demonic.… Read the rest

Sermon: We have inherited Jesus’ power …

allsaintsdayAs we endure a bitter Presidential election campaign, it’s easy to get caught up in the “gloom and doom” politics of candidates and pundits. However, All Saints Day reminds us that there is someone much more important than our President.  The saints show us there is a power greater than the politicians and the celebrities that dominate our headlines.  That … Read the rest

Sermon: The Gift of Misfits

“The Gift of Misfits”
Sermon by The Rev. Lisa Caine
Luke 6:20-23
March 20, 2016 • Palm Sunday

“Hosanna!” Call to Worship featuring Youth Quintet

“What the Lord Has Done in Me”  The Word in Song featuring Carla Dennis on flute


During these weeks of Lent we have been exploring the “Dark Wood,” the shadow side of our lives, … Read the rest