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  • Episode 94: Whole-Hearted Discipleship March 1, 2021
    Rev. Emily Penfield takes a closer look at Simon Peter in this installment of her Whole-Hearted series for Lent. While we have all the intention to serve God, often we find it difficult to turn our whole hearts to God when it means sacrificing the comfort we have known for so long. Scripture: Mark 8:31-38 […]
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  • Episode 93: A Change to Whole-Hearted February 23, 2021
    The season of Lent is underway! Rev. Emily Penfield starts our Lenten series with a call to start our changes from within. Scripture: Mark 1: 9-15 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Soloist: Jay Somerset Organist: Andy Plummer Pianist: Lynn Miles Songs: "Lord, Who Throughout These 40 Days" (1873) by Claudia Hernaman "I Want Jesus […]
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  • Episode 92: Recovery from Denial February 16, 2021
    Rev. Emily Penfield turns to John for today's episode as she explores Peter's denial of Jesus before the crucifixion and the forgiveness when Jesus returned to the disciples on the fishing boat. Scripture: John 13: 33-38; 21: 1-9 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Soloist: Kenny Williamson Keith Organist: Andy Plummer Pianist: Lynn Miles Songs: […]
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  • Episode 91: Recovery Through Vulnerability February 11, 2021
    In today's episode, Rev. Emily Freeman continues her series on recovery. A man named Naaman, a well-known commander of the Syrian army, was blessed with fame and wealth but was cursed with leprosy. When his wife's servant speaks of a prophet in Israel who can heal him, Naaman's journey leads him to washing in the […]
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  • Episode 90: Recovering From Sin and Greed February 11, 2021
    Worship 1-31-21 Prelude - Amazing Grace Hymns: Amazing Grace, John Newton, 1779 Rock of Ages, Augustus M. Toplady, 1776 Pass Me Not O Gentle Savior, Fanny Crosby, 1868 Special Music, "Elijah" , Felix Mendelssohn, 1845, sung by John Somerset Scripture: 2 Samuel 11-12 Worship Leader: Kim Furlow Sermon: Recovering from Sin and Greed, Rev. Emily […]
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  • Episode 89: Recovering from Loss February 11, 2021
    The grieving process is a difficult but necessary aspect of life. However, the intention is to go through it, not live in it. Rev. Emily Penfield talks on the story of Ruth and Naomi, and how with each other's help, they eventually recover from their grief. Scripture: Ruth 1: 1-22 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman […]
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  • Episode 88: Recovering From Your Worst January 19, 2021
    Worship Notes 1-17-21 Lift Every Voice and Sing - James Weldon Johnson, 1921 You Are Mine -David Haas, 1991 Here I Am, Lord -Dan Schutte, 1981   Special Music -Amazing Grace, played by Lynn Miles   Scripture: Exodus 2:11-15, 3:1-15 Sermon: Recovering From Your Worst - Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield   CCLI 20178353 To donate […]
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  • Episode 87: The Power of Water and The Spirit January 13, 2021
    Rev. Emily Penfield brings a message on baptism in this episode. Much like washing your hands, baptism by water only cleanses you temporarily. Only by the power of the Holy Spirit can one be permanently purified. Scripture: Mark 1:4-11 Worship Leader: Kim Furlow Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Organist: Andy Plummer Pianist: Lynn Miles Soloist/Guitar: […]
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  • Episode 86: What Are You Looking For? January 6, 2021
    In this Epiphany Sunday episode, we visit the story of the Wise Men and King Herrod. Both were looking for the same thing--the Star leading to the birthplace of the King of the Jews--but each had very different reasons why. Rev. Emily Penfield brings the message. Scriptures: Matthew 2:1-12; Psalm 72 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily […]
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  • Episode 85: A New New Beginning December 27, 2020
    On the third day of Christmas, Rev. Emily Penfield brings us words for the new year. Here's to a new new beginning!   Scripture: Isaiah 61:10, 62:3 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Keys: Andy Plummer Soloists: Tina Hendrickson and Lisa Russell Lowe Songs: "Good Christian Friends, Rejoice!" (14th Century) "A Stable Prayer" (writer unknown) […]
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  • Episode 84: Are You Ready for a Miracle? December 22, 2020
    Scripture: Luke 1:26-28 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Keys: Andy Plummer Soloists: John and Jan Somerset Songs: "He Is Born" (Traditional 19th Century Carol) "Almost There" (2014) by Michael W. Smith "Angels, We Have Heard On High" (Traditional French Carol) "O Little Town of Bethlehem" (1868) by Phillip Brooks "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" […]
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  • Episode 83: Can I Get A Witness? December 15, 2020
    Though this week's Advent message is about John the Baptist, Rev. Emily Penfield is calling him John the Witness. Why? Listen in and find out! Scripture: John 1: 6:9, 19-23 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Keys: Andy Plummer Soloist: Tina Hendrickson Songs: "Angels From the Realms of Glory" (1816) by James Montgomery "Breath of […]
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  • Episode 82: Try a Little Tenderness December 7, 2020
    During the service on Sunday, December 6, the Second Sunday of Advent, Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield suggests that we try a little tenderness. Prelude - O Blessed Emmanuel by J.S. Bach Hymns - People, Look East by Marty Haugen                Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus by Charles Wesley Musical […]
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  • Episode 81: Watching for the Coming November 30, 2020
    Today marks the first week of Advent, and Rev. Emily Penfield reminds us to always watch for Jesus, not just when the time is urgent. Scripture: Mark 13: 1-8, 32-37 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Keys: Andy Plummer Singers: Tommy Russell, Jr., Deborah Russell, and Lisa Russell Lowe Songs: "O Come, O Come Emmanuel" […]
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  • Episode 80: Remembrance As Gratitude November 27, 2020
    For our Thanksgiving week episode, Rev. Emily Penfield reminds us that sometimes the greatest expression of thankfulness is in remembrance, whether of an event or time, or of a person living or passed on. Scripture: Deuteronomy 8: 1-16 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Keys: Andy Plummer Soloist: Tina Henderickson   Songs: "Come, Ye Thankful […]
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  • Episode 79: Justice is Your Superpower November 17, 2020
    In this live-recorded episode, Rev. Emily Penfield turns to the prophet Amos for the meanings of Justice and Righteousness. To skip past announcements, start at 04:23. To skip to the sermon, start at 12:51. Scripture: Amos 5: 18-24 Worship Leader/Sermon: Emily Freeman Penfield Organist/Pianist: Andy Plummer Soloist: Jay Somerset Songs: "Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise" […]
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  • Episode 78: Planning Today: Wise or Foolish? November 13, 2020
    Covid 19 has stirred up an age-old question for people: If we don't know what the future holds, is there any point in planning for it? Rev. Emily Penfield turns to the parable of the bridesmaids for today's message. Scripture: Matthew 25: 1-13 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Guitar/Soloist: Matthew Penfield Songs: "Open My […]
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  • Episode 77: Love That Never Ends November 3, 2020
    Celebrate All Saints Sunday with Woodlawn UMC! Today's episode brings the Naming of the Saints to honor our deceased loved ones this year. Rev. Emily Penfield gives us an uplifting message from 1 John. Scripture: 1 John 3: 1-3 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Pianist: Andy Plummer Soloist: John Somerset Songs: "For All The […]
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  • Episode 76: God of the Living October 28, 2020
    After the Pharisees and Herodians failed to trap Jesus in his words, the Sadducees try their luck in questioning him about resurrection. Scripture: Matthew 22: 23-33 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield Keys: Andy Plummer, Lynn Miles (accompanying soloist) Solo: John Somerset Songs: "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name" (1779) by Edward Perronet "Seek […]
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  • Episode 75: Trapping Ourselves October 21, 2020
    In this live-recorded episode, Rev. Emily Penfield speaks on how Jewish elders teamed up to try and trap Jesus in his words, only to find they were the ones ensnared. Scripture: Matthew 5:12-22 Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield All Songs: Kathy Morgan Songs: "Eye of the Storm" (2015) by Ryan Stevenson "Morning Has Broken" […]
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