Christmas Program 2016

The Sunday School kids told the birth story of Jesus through four angels on a mission to make their way into the Heavenly Choir.   The Harrisburg United Methodist Church Sunday School kids performed their Christmas Program Wednesday. The program was scheduled for Sunday, December 18 but was postponed due...

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Join us for the Significance Conference

“Are you sure, you are not called?” It was not the first time my brother ask me the question, but my response was the first time, I said, “I am not sure that I am not.” I usually said, “No, I am not called to be a pastor.” But after graduating from college...

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Don’t Leave Home Without It

God’s word is breathed out through us, and as the fires of the world burn that breath sophisticates the spread of God’s love. This week’s sermon urges us to equip ourselves with God’s word to make it through our daily fires. Like Paul, we face scrutiny and persecution as Christians. However,...

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How do you love God?

This week’s sermon takes us into the Gospel according to Mark, on how we love God and what it can do for our spirits: Mark 4: 14-25 14 The sower sows the word. 15 These are the ones on the path where the word is sown: when they hear, Satan immediately comes...

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Reclaiming Joy

Philippians 4: 8-9  8 Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. 9 Keep on doing the things that you have learned and received...

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How Is Jesus Real?

This week’s sermon keeps us in the book of Philippians, explaining how Jesus is real through our lives: Philippians 2: 19-30 (NRSV) Timothy and Epaphroditus 19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I may be cheered by news of you. 20 I have no...

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Don’t Be Intimidated

2 Timothy 1:7 (NRSV) 7 for God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline. God did not give us the spirit of timidity. As this verse from 2 Timothy 1:7 states, God gives us the spirit to encounter difficulties and...

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