What’s the Purpose of Ministry?

John 15:9-171 Sermon Notes: Are there particular lessons that you learned from your Mother? How have these insights shaped your life? What helps you stay focused on the purpose of our ministries? List some of the services/ministries that you are involved in? The 2020 VISIONCampaign is to equip LOUMC to follow Jesus’ command to love […]

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Prayer Sunday – Revealed in Prayer

Prayer Walk You are asked to follow a guide silently and meditatively throughout six locations of the church. Start: Sanctuary: THE BODY OF THE CHURCH Station 1: Front Doors: THE OPEN ARMS OF THE CHURCH Station 2: Administrative Wing: THE BRAIN OF THE CHURCH Station 3: Sunday School Rooms: THE FUTURE OF THE CHURCH Station […]

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Your Attitude of Gratitude

Luke 17:11-19 Sermon Notes: 1. What does it mean that Jesus has already “cleansed” all of us? 2. Why do you think only one returned to say thank you to Jesus? 3. How are ways that you are convinced of one’s gratitude? 4. Where are you on this scale between less appreciative…extravagantly grateful? 5. What […]

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Be Assured

Sermon Notes Matthew 21:1-11 1. How does Jesus seek to assure or encourage His followers? 2. How does Jesus give you peace or assurance? 3. What is most significant to you about Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem? Canticle for Palm Sunday Tom Fettke Chancel Choir

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What the Church Does

John 11:1-7, 32-44 Sermon Notes: 1. The focus of this sign is not Lazarus but Jesus, who raises the dead. 2. If you had crossed over to the “other side” would you want to return? 3. Do you have “if only” attitudes that haunt you? 4. How can these be resolved by the Resurrection?

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Blinded By the Light

John 9:1-34 Sermon Notes: 1. How is anger a helpful and harmful emotion? 2. What causes spiritual blindness? 3. Can you say, “I once was blind but now I see!” 4. What does this declaration mean to you?

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Jesus is Thirsty

John 4: 5-29 Sermon Notes: 1. Who might you talk with about your beliefs? 2. Could you ask a friend if they would like to pray with you?Why, or why not? 3. What distracts you enough to “leave your jar”? 4. Can you draw water for Jesus?

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They Called Her Moses

(Cantata performed by the LOUMC Chancel Choir) Arr. Robert DeCormier Sermon Notes: 1. What is inspiring about Harriet Tubman? 2. What are causes you have invested in? 3. Have you ever encountered unintended consequences? 4. What are ways you seek justice and love mercy? 5. How might we walk in humility with God?

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I’m Tempted

Matthew 4: 1-11 Sermon Notes: 1. How was Jesus tempted? 2. In what ways are you vulnerable to temptation? 3. What is the big deal about succumbing to temptation? 4. How do you avoid responding to temptation?

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