f Sermons - Washington Street United Methodist Church

UNCHAINED: What Forgiveness Is(n’t)


As we begin this series, know that the forgiveness God provides is not something that invites us to judge the lack of forgiveness exhibited by others, but something that frees us for more faithful living.

Wesleyan Covenant Renewal


The service centers around the Covenant Prayer, which invites you to offer you commitment to God. We are using this service today, the first day of the New Year, as an invitation to set the foundation for your 2017 through a covenant to live this year in the love of God.

A Charlie Brown Christmas – Christmas Eve


What makes Charlie Brown Christmas good enough that we would be willing to use it as the foundation for the message about the gift of Christ on Christmas Eve? It connects with our brokenness, our wandering, and our hope for the light of Christ.

Christmas Day Worship


Merry Christmas! Join in worship on Christmas Day with family, friends, and neighbors, no matter where you may be celebrating Christmas this year!

It’s a Wonderful Life – Nevertheless


George Bailey was struggling with failed plans and great pain, and he found himself on the brink of giving in to the darkness. Nevertheless, God showed him the hope of new life.

Polar Express – A Christmas Revelation


There are certain things that are undeniable. In this season of Advent, you are invited to prepare your heart, to offer your hope and trust, to belief like that a child, in the undeniable love of God.

The Grinch – A Little Bit More


The Grinch, in acknowledging the purpose and meaning of the birth of light into the darkness, went through a transformation. We are called into that season of transformation as we prepare for Christ’s birth too.

Elf – The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer


To help bring in the new year of the church, in a time when we focus on preparing our lives to welcome once more the birth of Christ, we are going to spend some time digging in to pop culture to find a word of promise – even hidden as it may be – that does not skip out on the hope of the scriptural texts that guide our path to the manger on Christmas Eve.

Words on Gratitude


Join in the sharing of gratefulness in this Thanksgiving Season as members share their experiences with gratitude.

God is Still the Almighty


We sit in wonder of the same things as the people of Israel who were scattered in exile: for truly as a people – as a nation and as a community – we are broken and we are yearning for a new promise of hope.