First Church Orlando Sermons

First Church Orlando Sermons

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Weekly sermons from Frist United Methodist Church of Orlando.


Promised Land
Oct 18 • 30 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues through the bible discussing the Promised Land. Joshua 21:43-45 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give ———————————— Music Used in Today’s Service: “O Rest in the Lord” from Elijah — Felix Mendelssohn ©Words: Public Domain |…
This Is My Story: Sacrifice (Ritual, Priesthood, Tabernacle)
Oct 11 • 28 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues through the bible discussing sacrifice, ritual, priesthood, and tabernacle. Deuteronomy 12 :1-7 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
This Is My Story: Law
Oct 4 • 33 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains and Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman interview Dr. Steve Harper discussing the 10 commandments and the law given by God Exodus 20:1-20 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Wonderful Wednesday Webinar with Rev. Dr. Latricia Edwards Scriven
Oct 2 • 63 min
Pastors Vance Rains and Emily Sterling-Strongman chat with Rev. Dr. Latricia Edwards Scriven, Pastor of New Life UMC Tallahassee, on September 30th via Zoom
This Is My Story: Deliverance
Sep 27 • 24 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues the story through the Bible discussing deliverance. Exodus 3:1-10 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
This Is My Story: Slavery
Sep 20 • 25 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues the story through the Bible discussing slavery. Exodus 1:8-14 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
This Is My Story: Egypt (Joseph)
Sep 13 • 25 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains continues the story through the Bible. This week we find ourselves in Egypt and the story of Joseph. Genesis 45:4-8 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Covenant (Abraham and Sarah, Issac, and Jacob)
Sep 6 • 18 min
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman discusses covenant through the story of Abraham and Sarah, Issac, and Jacob. Genesis 12:1-9 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
The Tower of Babel
Aug 30 • 26 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the story of the Tower of Babel. Genesis 11:1-9 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
This Is My Story: Creation and Fall, Flourishing and Decay
Aug 23 • 19 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains and Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman kick off the new sermon series “This Is My Story” by discussing creation and fall, flourishing and decay through verses Genesis 1:24-31, 3:17-19, and Romans 8:18-25. Giving:…
Connecting with grace - 8/16/2020
Aug 16 • 29 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares connecting with grace. Ephesians 1:3-14 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Connecting with my gift - 8/9/2020 Service
Aug 9 • 21 min
Rev. Emily Sterling-Strongman shares discovering my unique purpose. 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Connecting with my true self - 8/2/20
Aug 2 • 24 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains shares the true meaning of humility. Genesis 2:4-9 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Connecting through Courage - 7/26/2020
Jul 26 • 30 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains discusses overcoming fear of strangers. Acts 10 select verses Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Connecting through Acceptance - 7/19/2020 Service
Jul 19 • 31 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains discusses practicing empathy and understanding. Romans 14 select verses Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Connecting with Friendship - 7/12/20 Service
Jul 12 • 37 min
The value of spiritual friendship is discussed between Revs. Wayne Curry, Gary Spencer, Jim Harnish, and Bob Bushong. Psalm 133 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Rev. Emily Sterling - 7/5/20 Service
Jul 5 • 19 min
Rev. Emily Sterling - 7/5/20 Service 1 Corinthians 6: 19-20 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 6/28/20
Jun 28 • 27 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains 6/28/20 Service 1 Corinthians 1: 18-31 Give: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 6/21/20 Service
Jun 21 • 22 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 6/21/20 Service Mark 12:28-34 Giving: www.firstchurchorlando.org/give
Bishop Kenneth Carter - 6/14/20 Service
Jun 14 • 7 min
Bishop Ken Carter Rev. Dr. Vance Rains & Rev. Emily Sterling Matthew 6:25-30 6/14/20 Service
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 6/7/20
Jun 7 • 31 min
“Is There Any Hope?” Ezekiel 37:1-14 First United Methodist Church of Orlando 6/7/20
Rev. Emily Sterling - 5/31/20 Service
May 31 • 19 min
Rev. Emily Sterling - 5/31/20 Service First United Methodist Church of Orlando Numbers 11:24-30 Acts 2: 1-8
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - 5/24/20
May 24 • 25 min
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains 5/24/20 First United Methodist Church of Orlando Hebrews 12: 1-3
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains - Ephesians 2: 4-10
May 17 • 24 min
First United Methodist Church 5/17/20
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains and Rev. Emily Sterling - Q&A with the Pastors
May 10 • 27 min
Psalme 78: 1-8
Rev. Emily Sterling - Right Where We Are
May 3 • 24 min
Luke 24: 13-35
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains- “A New Normal”
Apr 26 • 28 min
John 21:1-25 4.26.20
Rev. Dr. Vance Rains & Emily Sterling - 4/19/20
Apr 21 • 25 min
Gospel of John 20: 24-31
Christ-Centered Community - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Mar 8 • 28 min
Scripture - 1 Peter 2:4-10
Cross-Shaped Community - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Mar 1 • 21 min
Luke 9:23-25 March 1st, 2020
Transfiguration Sunday - Emily Sterling
Feb 23 • 23 min
Mathew 17: 1-9 11:00 am Sermon
Thresholds 6: Crossing the Threshold to Greater Faith - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Feb 17 • 25 min
Rev. Vance Rains Psalm 65 Crossing the Threshold to Greater Faith
Thresholds 5: Crossing the Threshold to Silence - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Feb 9 • 25 min
Rev. Vance Rains Crossing The Threshold To Silence Scripture: Psalms 46
Thresholds 4: Crossing the Threshold to Grace - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Feb 2 • 22 min
Rev. Vance Rains 1 John 1:1-10 Crossing the Threshold to Grace
Thresholds 3: Overcoming Barriers to Prayer - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Jan 27 • 27 min
Crossing Thresholds: Overcoming Barriers to Prayer Matthew 6:5-13 Rev. Dr. Vance Rains | 9:30 Sermon
Thresholds 1: Crossing the Threshold of Knowing God - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Jan 12 • 22 min
Crossing the Threshold of Knowing God Isaiah 55 Pastor Vance Pastor Vance | 9:30 Sermon
Epiphany: Epiphanic Expectation - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Jan 6 • 23 min
Epiphanic Expectation Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12 Pastor Vance Pastor Vance | 9:30 Sermon
Evergreen: Many Other Things - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Dec 30, 2019 • 12 min
John 21
Evergreen: Christmas Eve - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Dec 26, 2019 • 17 min
Christmas Eve Sermon (10:00 pm service) Pastor Vance
Evergreen: Love Comes - Rev. Emily Sterling
Dec 26, 2019 • 22 min
Love Comes Isaiah 11 (selected verses), John 3:16-17 Pastor Emily
Evergreen: Creation Rejoices - Rev. Emily Sterling
Dec 16, 2019 • 23 min
Creation Rejoices Isaiah 35 Pastor Emily
Evergreen: Creation Groans - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Dec 10, 2019 • 22 min
Creation Groans Genesis 3, Romans 8 (selected verses) Pastor Vance
Evergreen - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Dec 2, 2019 • 20 min
Evergreen Genesis 1 & 2 (selected verses) Pastor Vance
Christ the King - Rev. Dr. Vance Rains
Nov 26, 2019 • 22 min
Christ the King Sunday Revelation 1:5-8 Pastor Vance 9:30 Sermon | Pastor Vance