Videos by Pastor Seogmin Kim
Opening the Heart. God doesn’t tap us on the shoulder and then leave us alone to figure it out from there. God is a constant presence, guiding, advising, hinting, strengthening us for the journey into discipleship. Scripture focus: John 14:23-29 Anthem – The Lord Bless You and Keep You, Wesley Chorale, by John Rutter
In word and song, Pastors Steve Scott, Seongmin Kim, Stu Allen and Ann Scott will lead us in remembering how Holy Communion began. You are invited to participate. You don’t have to be a church member to do so. The Cargill Quartet will lead us in song and special music, beginning with singing together and concluding the service with a stirring musical reminder of Jesus’ way of suffering, the Via Dolorosa.
You Are a Group Project. All our hiding and pretending that we are “perfectly fine” all on our own doesn’t work. God is offering us freedom from isolation as we are called into the kind of community Christ had in mind for all. Scripture focus: Luke 19:28-40
Lots of things can be medicine.Lying fallow and getting fertilized with laughter and tears at the crappy stuff of life can help heal what ails us and that is sometimes productive enough. Scripture focus: Luke 13:1-9 Anthem: Ah, Holy Jesus, Alleluia Ringers, by Terry Osman
Today is the second Sunday of the New Year and the first Sunday after Epiphany, the time when Jesus Christ came to this earth and showed God’s glory. Epiphany is one of the three seasons the early church upheld, like Easter and Pentecost. In other words, Epiphany is important to us because during this season, through Jesus Christ the glory and power of God is shown to us. Today’s scripture from Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 will lead us to the story…
The Second week of Advent. Jesus: The Hope of the World. This week: Peace Refined The first two Advent candles are lit. Scripture focus: Luke 3:1-6 Including the celebration of Holy Communion. Music by the Wesley men’s and women’s choral ensembles. With Brian Leeper on pipe organ and Pam Graper on piano.
All-Saints Day. A sometimes-overlooked holy day in United Methodist congregations, All-Saints Day is not nearly as well known as the day before, All Hallows’ (Saints’) Eve, better known as Halloween, but is far more important in the life of the church. Music by the Wesley Chorale: For All the Saints
Salt In Ourselves. On being salty. (Which is a good thing.) Scripture focus: Mark 9:38-50 Music by the Wesley Chorale.
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Congratulations to Cargill UMC graduates of 2021
Cargill Confirmation class of 2021
View the Children’s Sunday School service from January 24, 2021.