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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 us, as together we strive to know God and be known by God as He reveals Himself in new and exciting ways.

August Sermon Schedule

August 19, 2018—Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scriptures:  Romans 12:9-21; John 14:25-27

Sermon Title:  “Following the Prince of Peace”:  The Right-Side Up Kingdom in an Upside-Down World Series VIII

Sermon Synopsis:  Politicians talk about peace.  Yet every time we listen to or see the news there is war or the threat of war.  Can’t humans ever find the way of peace?  To know Christ is to know peace.  Peace, in the Bible, means “wholeness” and “completeness”.  It is so much more than the absence of conflict.  In following Christ, the Prince of Peace, we lead others into a life of peace. 

Sermon Text:  “God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9 (NLT)


August 26, 2018– Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scriptures:  II Timothy 4:1-8; Matthew 21:23-46

Sermon Title:  “The Crown of Righteousness”; The Right-Side Up Kingdom in an Upside-Down World Series IX

Sermon Synopsis:  Why would being persecuted be a blessing?  Tertullian, 2nd century Christian theologian, said, “The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.”  We live in a world that is increasingly indifferent, if not hostile, to the Church and the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  God give us blessings in this life but the fullness of life and blessing will be in the age to come.

Sermon Text:  “God Blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.”

Matthew 5:10(NLT)


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