Central United Methodist Church (Arlington, Virginia) Sermon Podcast

Central United Methodist Church (Arlington, Virginia) Sermon Podcast

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An audio podcast of the weekly message preached at Central United Methodist Church in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. You’re invited to join us for worship on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Visit us on the web at cumcballston.org to learn more?


Come to the Table…at your house today.
Mar 29 • 12 min
Sermon preached on 2020-03-29 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Come to the Table.” Sermon, “Come to the Table…at your house today.” Scripture, Luke 19:1-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV).He entered Jericho and was passing through…
Come to the table…set in the presence of my enemies
Mar 22 • 15 min
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Come to the Table…for all
Mar 15 • 19 min
Sermon preached on 2020-03-15 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Come to the Table.” Sermon, “Come to the Table…for all.” Scripture, Acts 11:1-18 New International Version (NIV)”The apostles and the believers throughout Judea heard that…
Come to the Table…of Love
Mar 8 • 21 min
Sermon preached on 2020-03-08 by Rev. John Conway. Worship series, “Come to the Table.” Sermon, “Come to the Table…of Love.” Scripture, Luke 15:1-3; 11-32.Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to Jesus. And the Pharisees…
Come to the Table…of Grace
Mar 1 • 17 min
Sermon preached on 2020-03-01 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Come to the Table.” Sermon, “Come to the Table…of Grace.” Scripture, Matthew 15:21-28.From there, Jesus went to the regions of Tyre and Sidon. A Canaanite woman from those…
Come to the Table…of Life
Feb 26 • 9 min
Sermon preached on Ash Wednesday, 2020-02-26 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Come to the Table.” Sermon, “Come to the Table…of Life.” Scripture, Genesis 2:4-7.
Word, Service, Discipleship, and Hospitality
Feb 23 • 30 min
Sermon preached on 2020-02-23 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Odd and Wondrous Calling.” Sermon, “Word, Service, Discipleship, and Hospitality.” Scripture, 1 Corinthians 12:4-27 “There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit…
Word, Service, Sacrament & Order
Feb 16 • 23 min
Sermon preached on 2020-02-16 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Odd and Wondrous Calling.” Sermon, “Word, Service, Sacrament & Order .” Scripture, 1 Timothy 4:1-16.”The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the…
Word, Service, Justice & Compassion
Feb 9 • 20 min
Sermon preached on 2020-02-09 by Rev. John Conway. Worship series, “Odd and Wondrous Calling.” Sermon, “Word, Service, Justice & Compassion.” Scriptures, Acts 6:1-6 and 1 Timothy 3:1-10.Acts 6:1-6 New International Version (NIV) In those days when…
Who is my neighbor?
Feb 2 • 23 min
Sermon preached on February 2, 2020, by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Won’t you be my neighbor?” Sermon, “Who is my neighbor?” Scripture, Luke 10:25-37.25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked,…
What do you do with the mad that you feel?
Jan 26 • 22 min
Sermon preached on January 26, 2020, by Rev. Allie Rosner Bass. Worship series, “Won’t you be my neighbor?” Sermon, “What do you do with the mad that you feel?” Scripture, Psalm 137.1 By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion.2…
Walk the Walk
Jan 19 • 21 min
Sermon preached on January 19, 2020, by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Won’t you be my neighbor?” Sermon, “Walk the Walk.” Scripture, Philippians 2:12-16. Philippians 2:12-16 New International Version (NIV) 12 Therefore, my dear friends,…
143
Jan 12 • 18 min
Sermon preached on January 12, 2020, by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Won’t you be my neighbor?” Sermon, “143.” Matthew 22:34-40.Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. One of them, an expert in the…
Baptism and Communion
Jan 5 • 20 min
Sermon preached on 2020-01-05 by Rev. John Conway. Sermon, “Baptism and Communion.” Scripture, Ezekiel 36:25-28 and Romans 6:3-14.
A service of Christmas Lessons and Carols
Dec 29, 2019 • 9 min
Live recording of worship at Central United Methodist Church on December 29, 2019. Carols not included in this recording.Relighting the Candle of HopeScripture, Isaiah 63:7-9Reflective Reading, “The Christmas Spirit” by Ann Weems Relighting the Candle…
The Lord is Come: Incarnate Joy
Dec 24, 2019 • 13 min
Sermon preached on Christmas Eve, 2019-12-24, by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Heaven and Nature Sing!” Sermon, “The Lord is Come: Incarnate Joy.” Isaiah 52:7-10 & Luke 2:1-20.After the scripture reading we played “The Christmas…
Make the Nations Prove: Peaceful Joy
Dec 22, 2019 • 3 min
Sermon preached on 2019-12-22 by Rev. John Conway. Worship series, “Heaven and Nature Sing!” Sermon, “Make the Nations Prove: Peaceful Joy.” Isaiah 7:13-15 and Matthew 1:18-25.Due to technical difficulties the audio file only includes the scripture…
Make the Blessings Known: Unabashed Joy
Dec 15, 2019 • 9 min
Sermon preached on 2019-12-15 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Heaven and Nature Sing!” Sermon, “Make the Blessings Known: Unabashed Joy.” Isaiah 35:1-10 and Luke 1: 46b-55.Reflection Questions:How can we personally tap into the strength…
Repeat the Sounding Joy: Loving Joy
Dec 8, 2019 • 19 min
Sermon preached on 2019-12-08 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Heaven and Nature Sing!” Sermon, “Repeat the Sounding Joy: Loving Joy.” Isaiah 11:1-10 and Matthew 3:1-12.Reflection Questions:Who needs a message of love in your life? In th…
Prepare Him Room: Hopeful Joy
Dec 1, 2019 • 17 min
Sermon preached on 2019-12-01 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Heaven and Nature Sing!” Sermon, “Prepare Him Room: Hopeful Joy.” Isaiah 2:1-5 and Romans 13:11-14. Reflection Questions: What, or who, needs to be lifted up in hope this…
A Season of Saints: Jesus, Lord of the Dance
Nov 24, 2019 • 21 min
Sermon preached on 2019-11-24 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “A Season of Saints.” Sermon, “Jesus, Lord of the Dance.” Colossians 1:11-20.In this letter there is an explanation of what Christ has done for us, and it explains how we shou…
A Season of Saints: Queen Liliʻuokalani
Nov 17, 2019 • 22 min
Sermon preached on 2019-11-17 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “A Season of Saints.” Sermon, “Queen LiliÊ»uokalani.” Psalm 150.From the beginning of Psalm 1 to the very end of Psalm 150, from “Happy is the one…” to “Let everything that b…
A Season of Saints: Rachel Held Evans
Nov 10, 2019 • 22 min
Sermon preached on 2019-11-10 by Rev. John Conway. Worship series, “A Season of Saints.” Sermon, “Rachel Held Evans.” Acts 5:27-39.“Christianity isn’t meant to simply be believed; it’s meant to be lived, shared, eaten, spoken and enacted in the presence…
A Season of Saints: Cloud of Witnesses
Nov 3, 2019 • 17 min
Sermon preached on 2019-11-03 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “A Season of Saints.” Sermon, “Cloud of Witnesses.” Hebrews 11:1-2, 11:32-12:2Hebrews 11-12By faith, by faith, by faith… the long line of forefathers and foremothers unfolds i…
Imagine: Abundance
Oct 27, 2019 • 20 min
Sermon preached on 2019-10-27 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Imagine.” Sermon, “Abundance.” Matthew 14:13-21.“Mother Teresa said about Jesus, ‘He uses us to be his love and compassion in the world in spite of our weaknesses and frailti…
Imagine: God’s World Transformed
Oct 20, 2019 • 23 min
Sermon preached on 2019-10-20 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Imagine.” Sermon, “God’s World Transformed.” Matthew 14:13-21.The sermon text begins on a sad note. Jesus has just been told that his cousin, John the Baptist, has been kille…
Imagine: Unlimited Possibility
Oct 13, 2019 • 15 min
Sermon preached on 2019-10-13 by Rev. John Conway. Worship series, “Imagine.” Sermon, “Unlimited Possibility.” Matthew 14:13-21.“Jesus said to them, ‘They need not go away, you give them something to eat.’” Matthew 14:16Where the apostles saw only…
Imagine: Feeding the Multitudes
Oct 6, 2019 • 16 min
Sermon preached on 2019-10-06 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Imagine.” Sermon, “Feeding the Multitudes.” Matthew 14:13-21.Like loaves and fish, unlimited abundance is possible when we connect with others and areempowered by our faith. …
Three Simple Rules: Stay in Love With God
Sep 29, 2019 • 20 min
Sermon preached on 2019-09-29 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Three Simple Rules.” Sermon, “Stay in Love with God.” John 15:1-11.Jesus makes clear in this passage that obedience to God is not simply a matter of adhering to rules; rather…
Three Simple Rules: Do Good
Sep 22, 2019 • 24 min
Sermon preached on 2019-09-22 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Three Simple Rules.” Sermon, “Do Good.” Philippians 4:4-9Bishop Rueben P. Job, Three Simple Rules That Will Change the World“Doing good, like doing no harm, is a proactive wa…
Three Simple Rules: Do No Harm
Sep 15, 2019 • 22 min
Sermon preached on 2019-09-15 by Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen. Worship series, “Three Simple Rules.” Sermon, “Do No Harm.” Galatians 5:13-26.From Bishop Rueben P. Job (Author of Three Simple Rules: A Wesleyan Way of Living) “What would it mean if we took…