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Worship Times

8:30am & 11:00am

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9:40am

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9:40am



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.


May Sermon Schedule

May 27, 2018—First Sunday after Pentecost/ Trinity Sunday

Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8; John 3:1-17

Sermon Title:  “WORSHIPING THE TRIUNE GOD OF GRACE”

Sermon Theme:  worship that is Trinitarian (Christian) is worship that begins with and ends with Christ.

Sermon Text:  Now the main point in what we are saying is this:  we have such a high priest, one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the majesty in the heavens, a minister in the sanctuary and the true tent that the Lord, and not any mortal, has set up. Hebrews 8:1-2 (NRSV)

June Sermon Schedule

June 3, 2018Second Sunday after Pentecost/ Sacrament of Holy Communion (Annual Conference)

              The Rev. Julie Nygaard will bring the morning message and officiate.

June 10, 2018—Third Sunday after Pentecost/ Music Sunday

Scripture:  Ephesians 5:1-20; John 4:3-24

Sermon Title:  “IN YOUR HEARTS”

Sermon Theme:   Throughout the Bible worship is enhanced by music. Whether the music is instrumental or vocal, music touches the deepest part of our being.

Sermon Text:  Do not get drunk with wine,  for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit, as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves. Singing and making melody to the Lord in your hearts, giving thanks to God the Father at all times and for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 5:18-20(NRSV)

June 17, 2018—Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture:  Acts 20:7-12; Luke 4:16-22

Sermon Title:  “ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK”

Sermon Theme:  From the very beginning of the church after Pentecost, Christians met to worship the resurrected Christ on the first day of the week, Sunday.

Sermon Text:  On the first day of the week, when we met to break bread, Paul was holding a discussion with them; since he intended to leave the next day, he continued speaking until midnight.

Acts 20:7(NRSV)

June 24, 2018—Fifth Sunday after Pentecost / (8:30– Commissioning of Youth Mission Trip)/ (11:00– Sacrament of Baptism)

Scriptures:  Revelation 7:91-17; Matthew 5:1-12

Sermon Title:  “SEEKING THE KINGDOM”: The Right-Side up Kingdom in an Upside-Down World Series I

Sermon Synopsis:  The world tells us happiness is found in possessions, fame, and power.  Jesus tells us in The Beatitudes that “Blessedness”  is not found in worldly things.  The Beatitudes express the essence of the Kingdom of God.

Sermon Text:  “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you every                          thing you need.”

Matthew 6:33(NLT)

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