August 30 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
Aug. 30, 2020

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“Go Down, Moses”
Maxine Easom, piano


Pastor Laura Patterson


Mikell Gleason

Opening Hymn

“Go Down Moses”
Performed by Louis Armstrong

Reading: Exodus 3:1-15

Mikell Gleason

Sermon: “Praying With Our Feet”

The Rev. Laura Patterson


Song by Ken Medema
Performed by Steve Green with The National
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Sermon: “In the Time of Trial”

Prayer is a practice with which many of us struggle.

It’s seems like such a waste of time to sit in nothingness. We begin to think, “Wouldn’t it be better to be more productive with that time?” Our anxieties begin to arise. Our deepest fears are unwrapped. Our saddest thoughts become present. These are the times in prayer when we … Read the rest

Lenten Devotional: Thursday, March 7

Make Room for God
by Joe Gunby

Adapted from the “An Invitation to Lenten Practices” from the Oconee Street UMC Ash Wednesday service on March 6, 2019.

Luke 6:12 One of those days, Jesus went out to the mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.

In Christian tradition there are three modes of prayer: confession, assurance and … Read the rest

Homily: Stop Making Sense

Days before Jesus was sentenced to death, a woman busted open a jar of very expensive perfume to pour it on Jesus. While some rebuked her for “wasting” her very valuable possession which she could have instead given to the poor, Jesus praised her, saying, “She poured perfume on my body … to prepare me for my burial.”

This woman … Read the rest