The Way of Wisdom, January 7, 2018

EPIPHANY SUNDAY 2018 “The Way of Wisdom”         Click here for audio       Pastor Marty Raths Matthew 2:1-12 When I begin thinking about a sermon, I sometimes begin with a google search. So a few weeks ago, when I first started thinking about the story of…

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Cultivating the Practice of Daily Prayer, January 1, 2018

Growing in Love of Neighbors Near and Far Cultivating the Practice of Daily Prayer Prayer is not a substitute for action; it is an action for which there is no substitute. ~ Jane Edwards As we enter a new year, let us resolve to cultivate the practice of lifting others…

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“This Year”, December 31, 2017

CHRISTMAS COMES ~ First Sunday after Christmas This year let the day arrive when Christmas comes for everyone alive. “This Year”         Click here for audio       Pastor Donna Buell Luke 2:21-40 We were always great fans of Calvin and Hobbes.  It was a sad, sad…

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Christmas Eve 10:00 pm Candlelight Service, December 24, 2017

First United Methodist Church of Stillwater, Minnesota 813 Myrtle Avenue West ~ 651.439.1880 CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE OF WORSHIP December 24, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Click here for audio   Christmas Comes PRELUDE Rivertown Ringers Kathy Hartman, director Infant Holy, Infant Lowly Silent Night LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLES Star Child…

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“What are you doing for Christmas?”, December 24, 2017

CHRISTMAS COMES ~ Fourth Sunday of Advent This year let the day arrive when Christmas comes for everyone alive. “What are you doing for Christmas?”        Click here for audio       Pastor Marty Raths Luke 1:26-38 Our theme for Advent has been Christmas Comes, and we…

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Choral Christmas Music

On Sunday, December 17th, our worship included a number of anthems by the choir which were interspersed throughout the service.  The words to those anthems are found below.  You can hear the choir by clicking this link.   The Holly and the Ivy Traditional Carol, Melody collected by Cecil Sharp,…

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Ready or Not, Here is Comes, December 17, 2017

CHRISTMAS COMES ~ Third Sunday of Advent This year let the day arrive when Christmas comes for everyone alive. “Ready or Not, Here it Comes”        Click here for audio       Pastor Donna Buell Matthew 1:18-25 In last Sunday’s sermon I talked about the lists many of…

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What’s On Your List?, December 10, 2017

CHRISTMAS COMES ~ Second Sunday of Advent This year let the day arrive when Christmas comes for everyone alive. “What’s on Your List?”        Click here for audio       Pastor Donna Buell Isaiah 40:1-11 , Mark 1:1-8 At this time of the year many of us…

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