New Year, Same Promises: Blessing

Please read Psalm 15 and Matthew 5: 1-12 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: New Year, Same Promises: Blessing Key Verse: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” (Matthew 5: 6) What does it mean to you to be “pure in heart”? Are there times … [Read more…]

New Year, Same Promises: New Life

Please read Psalm 29 and Matthew 3: 13-17 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: New Year, Same Promises: New Life Key Verse: “The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.”(Psalm 29:4) Do you take time to listen for the still small … [Read more…]

Christmas Eve: Emmanuel

The sermon from Christmas Eve, 2016.   http://saratogaspringsumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/December-24-SERMON-Christmas.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

Coming Soon: Love Embraced

Please read Isaiah 7:10-16 and Matthew 1: 18-25 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Coming soon … Love Key Verse: “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel.”(Isaiah 35:10) Matthew reminds … [Read more…]

Coming Soon: Joy

Please read Isaiah 7:10-16 and Matthew 1: 18-25 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Coming soon … Love Key Verse: “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel.”(Isaiah 35:10) Matthew reminds … [Read more…]

Coming Soon: Hope Revealed

Please read Isaiah 11: 1-10 and Matthew 3: 1-12 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Coming soon: Hope Key Verse: “He shall not judge by what his eyes see, or decide by what his ears hear;  but with righteousness he shall judge the poor and decide with equity for … [Read more…]

Coming Soon: Emmanuel Part 1

Please read Isaiah 2:1-5 and Matthew 24: 35-44 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Coming soon … Son of God & Peaceable Kingdom! Key Verse: “ (Isaiah 2:3) What are the ways of God that are stirring within you this Advent Season? How can you walk more closely to … [Read more…]

What Disciples Do: Make the Best of Babylon

Please read Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Make the Most of Babylon Key Verse: These are the words of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the remaining elders among the exiles, and to the priests, the prophets, and all the … [Read more…]

What Disciples Do: Live By Faith

Please read Hebrews 11: 1- 12:13 (The Message) and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Live By Faith Key Verse: “The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living. It’s our handle on what we … [Read more…]