Citrus Church

Citrus Church
Citrus Church in Horizon West, FL serves the growing areas of Winter Garden and Windermere. We are a new United Methodist Church offering a refreshing invitation to Jesus.

Suicide & Faith
Jan 19 • 38 min
Today, we talk about an issue that affects many people, mental health and in particular, suicide.
Citrus Church: Refreshed Ep. 8 | Joy in Music
Jan 15 • 23 min
In this week’s “Refreshed” podcast, Jarrod and Amy talk about their love of music.
Finding Joy | Pt. 2 Work
Jan 12 • 34 min
The Bible calls us to lift up the lamp of Jesus and allow the light to shine in every part of our lives.
Finding Joy | Pt. 1 Community
Jan 5 • 34 min
The story of Jesus healing the paralyzed man show us that true joy is found in authentic relationships with those who understand who we really are.
Citrus Church: Refreshed Ep. 7 | A New Year’s Blessing
Jan 1 • 3 min
In the first episode of the new year, listen in as Jarrod spreads a little “holiday cheer” and shares a blessing for the new year.
Fresh Wind Fresh Fire
Dec 29, 2019 • 36 min
The Holy Spirit moves us where God wants us: to new ways, to new places, or to new people.
Make Room | Pt. 4 Make Room for Trust
Dec 22, 2019 • 38 min
God not only loves to meet us with trust, He delights in building it with us.
Citrus Church: Refreshed Ep. 6 | The Spirit of Christmas
Dec 18, 2019 • 7 min
Jarrod talks about his personal journey in finding Christmas spirit.
Make Room | Pt. 3 Make Room for Joy
Dec 15, 2019 • 31 min
God shows us, through John the Baptist, how we can make room for joy, even when it seams difficult.
Make Room | Pt. 2 Make Room for Hope
Dec 8, 2019 • 27 min
Isaiah invites us to consider how we might make room for God this Christmas season.
Citrus Church: Refreshed Ep. 5 | What is Advent?
Dec 4, 2019 • 14 min
In this week’s episode, Brian and Jarrod shed some light on the season of the Advent.
Make Room | Pt. 1 Make Room for Peace
Dec 1, 2019 • 29 min
We look at how we might draw near to God to learn peace and live in a way that seeks to “do no harm”.
The King of Christmas
Nov 24, 2019 • 38 min
This Sunday, we are going to try and help our community pause and fix their focus for the seasons on Jesus.
Citrus Church: Refreshed Ep. 4 | The Heart of Worship
Nov 20, 2019 • 19 min
Jarrod and Amy take a moment to talk about what is really at the heart of worship.
Asking For a Friend | Pt. 3 All My Fears and Doubts
Nov 17, 2019 • 35 min
It is okay to have doubts, they are a necessary part of almost every faith journey.
Asking For a Friend | Pt. 2 Live a Generous Life
Nov 10, 2019 • 42 min
Generosity invites us to use our time, skills, and resources to serve God and our neighbors.
Citrus Church: Refreshed Ep. 3 | Stories and Greatest Hits
Nov 6, 2019 • 19 min
Brian and Jarrod talk about their favorite Bible stories and recap on the Greatest Hits of the Old Testament series.
Asking For a Friend | Pt. 1 How Do I Pray?
Nov 3, 2019 • 33 min
Prayer is so core to who we are followers of Jesus, but it seems more complex than it truly is!
This is My Story: Manny Gonzalez
Oct 27, 2019 • 41 min
Manny Gonzalez shares his story and how he has seen God moving in his life.
Greatest Hits of the Old Testament | Pt. 4 The Prophets Still Speaks
Oct 20, 2019 • 27 min
Often referred to as the “Fifth Gospel”, the Book of Isaiah speaks heavily of the coming of Christ.
Greatest Hits of the Old Testament | Pt. 3 Jonah: Who is Outside of God’s Mercy?
Oct 13, 2019 • 38 min
In the story of Jonah, we see that God’s love and mercy knows no bounds.
Greatest Hits of the Old Testament | Pt. 2 The Arc Towards Justice
Oct 6, 2019 • 31 min
We explore the story of David, Bathsheba, Uriah, and the prophet Nathan.
Greatest Hits of the Old Testament | Pt. 1 Making Sense of the Old Testament
Sep 29, 2019 • 33 min
God’s purpose for our lives is for us to be a conduit that not only receives God’s blessing, but also blesses others.
Citrus Church: Refreshed Ep. 2 | We’ve Been Up to A Lot!
Sep 27, 2019 • 17 min
A quick review of the last few weeks and a look at what’s to come.
The Church as a Healing Community
Sep 22, 2019 • 23 min
Our special guest, Bishop Ken Carter, talks about how we treat our neighbors and the sense of healing found in the church.
The Heart of Citrus
Sep 15, 2019 • 35 min
Today, we celebrate our first birthday as Citrus Church, and as we move forward, we are eager to see where God lead us.
Citrus Church: Refreshed Ep. 1 | What Worship Means to Me
Sep 11, 2019 • 8 min
In this first episode of Citrus Church Refreshed, Jarrod gives a brief explanation of what worship has come to mean for him.
The Way to Heaven | Pt. 5 Glorifying Grace: Life After this Life
Sep 8, 2019 • 35 min
Our lives are moving closer towards God’s purpose for our lives.
The Way to Heaven | Pt. 4 The Grace that Transforms Us
Sep 1, 2019 • 30 min
The grace of God moves us and transforms as we grow in our salvation.
The Way to Heaven | Pt. 3 Converting Grace: The Turning Point
Aug 25, 2019 • 35 min
Our response to God’s converting grace, also known as our salvation, requires two actions: our repentance and faith.
The Way to Heaven | Pt. 2 Prevenient Grace: The Grace of God that Comes Before
Aug 18, 2019 • 32 min
Prevenient grace is the grace we have before we have any experience of what God is.
The Way to Heaven | Pt. 1 Which Came First: Sin or Goodness
Aug 11, 2019 • 35 min
God loves us and seeks to restore the image of Christ on earth.
The Book of James | Pt. 5 Busting Isolation
Aug 4, 2019 • 33 min
In chapter five, James gives his final instructions for the community of faith.
The Book of James | Pt. 4 How to Resolve Conflict
Jul 28, 2019 • 31 min
James delves into the source of our conflict and how God helps us resolve our troubles.
The Book of James | Pt. 3 Mercy Rules
Jul 21, 2019 • 18 min
Here, we discuss favoritism and how faith without works is dead.
The Book of James | Pt. 2 Taming the Tongue
Jul 14, 2019 • 24 min
Speech indicates what we believe and here, we see what James has to say about the tongue.
The Book of James | Pt. 1 Wisdom
Jul 7, 2019 • 32 min
James encourages us to have faith and stand firm because we are not alone.
Finding the Holy Spirit | Pt. 5 The Spiritual Gifts of the Spirit
Jun 30, 2019 • 21 min
We will discuss the various Spiritual Gifts and how they can apply in our lives.
Finding the Holy Spirit | Pt. 4 Oops! Did I Commit the Unforgivable Sin?
Jun 23, 2019 • 29 min
Many who grew up in faith and part of a church came to dread the “unpardonable sin.”
Finding the Holy Spirit | Pt. 3 Adding Up the Trinity
Jun 16, 2019 • 27 min
We explore what the Bible does say about God; Father, Son, and Spirit.
Finding the Holy Spirit | Pt. 2 Let’s Talk Tongues
Jun 9, 2019 • 30 min
The Spirit is given to the believers on the day of Pentecost.
Finding the Holy Spirit | Pt. 1 - Hi! I’m the Holy Spirit
Jun 2, 2019 • 37 min
The Spirit is the quiet, often hidden, force affecting all history.
Suburban Faith | Pt. 5 - Belovedness
May 26, 2019 • 39 min
Knowing we are beloved by God is a game changer.
Suburban Faith | Pt. 4 - Vulnerability
May 19, 2019 • 37 min
Vulnerably is not weakness, but a catalyst toward real faith in the suburbs
Suburban Faith | Pt. 3 - Individualism
May 12, 2019 • 39 min
Our greatest opportunity to follow Jesus is found locally
Suburban Faith | Pt. 2 - Hospitality
May 5, 2019 • 31 min
We explore how to live welcoming lives toward our neighbors, without being Pinterest-perfect.
Suburban Faith | Pt. 1 - Busyness
Apr 28, 2019 • 57 min
Suburbanites are busy, and tired. Jesus invites us to rest and gives us guidance.