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Sermons from First UMC are on YouTube! We're constantly uploading new ones. If you missed a sermon for any reason (including Live Streaming issues) this is the place for you!

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With Live Video Streaming

Live streaming video of the 10:00am Sunday Worship Service is available! To view this video stream, simply click on the link below, on any Sunday morning from 10:00am (Eastern Time) to 11:00 noon.

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Welcome to First UMC Jackson! We are a United Methodist congregation comprised of people from all walks of life. We recognize that all are seekers and all are at different stages in their spiritual journeys. We welcome all individuals and, as a congregation, seek to be a reflection of Christ's love. We invite you to join with us, as together we strive to know God and be known by God as He reveals Himself in new and exciting ways.

Live streaming is available once again!

Live streaming of our services is again available. Please navigate to the left side of this page to stream our Sunday worship services.


August Sermon Schedule

August 9, 2015    Rev. Trommater

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost


August 16, 2015    Dr. Beck

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture:  I Kings 21:1-20a; Ephesians 4:25-5:2

Sermon Title:  ABANDONED HEARTS: God’s Ultimate Top Ten Series VIII

Sermon Focus:  The 8th Commandment is about the heart, do our possessions possess us?

Sermon Text:  Thieves must give up stealing; rather let them labor and work honestly with their own hands, so as to have something to share with the needy.   Ephesians 4:28 (NRSV)


August 23, 2015    Dr. Beck

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture:  Matthew 5:33-37; Ephesians 4:1-6, 14-16

Sermon Title:  SPEAKING THE TRUTH IN LOVE: God’s Ultimate Top Ten Series IX

Sermon Focus:  Our relationship with God and others is built on trust.

Sermon Text:  But speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,...   Ephesians 4:15 (NRSV)


August 30, 2015    Dr. Beck

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture:  II Samuel 11:1-5, 12:1-7a; Matthew 6-19-21, 25-33

Sermon Title:  OUR HEART'S DESIRE: God’s Ultimate Top Ten Series X

Sermon Focus:  The 10th Commandment tells us to keep God as number one.

Sermon Text:  But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.   Ephesians 4:15 (NRSV)


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