Trinity's Sunday Worship sermons and music


Second Sunday of Advent | December 9, 2018

December 9, 2018 | Pastor Dana Sermon: “Believe in Love” 
Old Testament Lesson: Malachi 3:1-4
Gospel Lesson: Luke 3:1-18

 

First Sunday of Advent | December 2, 2018

December 2, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: “Believe in Hope”
First Lesson: Jeremiah 33:14-16
Gospel Lesson: Luke 21:25-36

 

Christ the King Sunday | November 25, 2018

 

Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost | November 18, 2018


November 18, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon “Where Passion and Need Meet”
New Testament Lesson: Acts 20:25-35
Gospel Lesson: Matthew 6:25-34

 

Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost | November 11, 2018

November 11, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: “A Generous God”
Gospel Lesson: Luke 14: 7-14
Old Testament Lesson: Exodus 16: 1-15

 

Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost | November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018 | Message by Geri Harris: “Promises, Promises, Promises”
First Lesson: Revelation 19:11-16
Gospel Lesson: Matthew 25:31-46

 

All Saints Sunday | October 28, 2018


October 28, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon “The Eternity of Life” 
First Lesson: Revelation 21:1-6a
Gospel Lesson: John 11:32-44

 

Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost | October 14, 2018

October 14, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: Giving Up
First Lesson: Hebrews 4:12-16
Gospel Lesson: Mark 10:17-31

 

Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost | October 7, 2018

October 7, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: “Deliverance”
First Lesson: Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12
Gospel Lesson: Mark 10:2-16

 

Brunch Church | September 30, 2018

September 30, 2018 | Pastor Dana's Sermon: Common Ground


His Eye Is on the Sparrow - Bruce Wynn & Angela K. Odegard



Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost | September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018 | Pastor Dana Sermon “Whad’ya Know?”
First Lesson: James 3:13-4:3, 7-8
Gospel Lesson: Mark 9:30-37

 

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost | September 16, 2018

September 16, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: Personal Jesus
First Lesson: James 3: 1-12
Gospel Lesson: Mark 8:27-38

 

Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost | September 9, 2018

September 9, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: “Well- Behaved Christians?”
First Lesson: James 2:1-10, 14-17
Gospel Lesson: Mark 7:24-37

 

Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost | September 2, 2018

September 2, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: True Religion
First Lesson: James 1: 17-27
Gospel Lesson: Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

 

Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost | August 26, 2018

August 26, 2018 | Pastor Dana Sermon: Upside Down
Gospel Lesson: John 6:51-58
Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 6:10-20

 

Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost | August 19, 2018

August 19, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: The Urgency of Now
Gospel Lesson: John 6:51-58
Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 5:15-20

 

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost | August 12, 2018

August 12, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: “Watch Your Mouth”
Gospel Lesson: John 6:35, 41-51
Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 4:25-5:2

 

Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost | August 5, 2018

August 5, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: “A Bigger Table”
First Lesson: Ephesians 4:1-16
Gospel Lesson: John 6:24-35

 

Brunch Church | July 29, 2018

July 29th, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: “But Wait... There’s More!”
Gospel Lesson: John 6:1-4

 

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost | July 22, 2018

July 22, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: He Had Compassion for Them
First Lesson: 2 Samuel 7:1-14a
Gospel Lesson: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56


“How Firm a Foundation” 
Trinity United Methodist Church Choir
July 22, 2018


Christmas in July | July 15, 2018

July 15, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: ‘Tis the Season
First Lesson: Isaiah 11:1-10
Gospel Lesson: Luke 2:1-20

 

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost | July 8, 2018

July 8, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: Moving On
First Lesson: 2 Corinthians 12:2-10
Gospel Lesson: Mark 6:1-13

 

Sixth Sunday After Pentecost | July 1, 2018

July 1, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: What’s Your Excuse?
First Lesson: 2 Samuel 17: 32-49
Gospel Lesson: Mark 5:21-43

 

Fifth Sunday After Pentecost | June 24, 2018

 

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost | June 17, 2018

June 17, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: “Holding Out For a Hero”
First Lesson: 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13
Gospel Lesson: Mark 4:26-34

 

Third Sunday after Pentecost | June 10, 2018

June 10, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: “Who’s In?”
First Lesson: 1 Samuel 8:4-20
Gospel Lesson: Mark 3:20-35

The Eyes of All | Trinity United Methodist Church Choir


Second Sunday after Pentecost | June 3, 2018


June 3, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: “The Sabbath Lifestyle”
First Lesson: 1 Samuel 3:1-10
Gospel Lesson: Mark 2:23-3:6

 

Trinity Sunday | May 27, 2018

May 27, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: All In
First Lesson: Isaiah 6: 1-8
Gospel Lesson: John 3: 1-17

 

Pentecost Sunday | May 20, 2018

May 20, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: “Divine Mischief-Maker”
First Lesson: Acts 2:1-21
Gospel Lesson: John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

 

Ascension Sunday | May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018 | Dana’s sermon: Up to Heaven, Down to Earth
First Lesson: Acts 1:1-11
Gospel Lesson: Luke 24:44-53

Trinity United Methodist Choir; Soloist: Ruby Champion; Arr. Powell

Organist Bruce Wynn


Sixth Sunday of Easter | May 6, 2018


May 6, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: United We Stand (and Kneel)
First Lesson: Acts 10:44-48
Gospel Lesson: John 15:9-17

 

Fifth Sunday of Easter - Brunch Church | April 29, 2018

April 29, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: Soul Food
Gospel Lesson: Mark 2:13-17

In Christ There is No East or West - Ruby Champion & Peter Dickson


Fourth Sunday of Easter | April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: Out of Control Power
First Lesson: Acts 4:5-12
Gospel Lesson: John 10:11-18

April 22, 2018 | Down to the River to Pray
Arr. Curry


Third Sunday in Easter | April 15, 2018

April 15, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: We Are Witnesses
First Lesson: Acts 3:12-26
Gospel Lesson: Luke 24:36b-49

 

Second Sunday in Easter | April 8, 2018

April 8, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: Showing our scars
First Lesson: Acts 10: 34-43
Gospel Lesson: John 20: 19-31

 

Easter Sunday | April 1, 2018

Easter Sunday April 1, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: I Am the Resurrection
First Lesson: Acts 10: 34-43
Gospel Lesson: John 20: 1-18

 

 

Palm Sunday | March 25, 2018

March 25, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: The Way, the Truth, the Life
First Lesson: Mark 1:1–11
Gospel Lesson: John 14:1-7

 

Fifth Sunday in Lent | March 18, 2018

March 18, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s sermon: The True Vine
First Lesson: Isaiah 5:1-7
Gospel Lesson: John 15:1-8

 

fourth sunday in lent | March 11, 2018

March 11, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: The Good Shepherd
First Lesson: Psalm 23
Gospel Lesson: John 10:7-18

 

third sunday in lent | March 4, 2018

Pastor Dana’s sermon: The Bread of Life
Old Testament Lesson: Exodus 16:1-12
Gospel Lesson: John 6:26-59

 

Second Sunday in Lent | February 25, 2018

February 25, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: Light of the World
First Lesson: Isaiah 60:1-7
Gospel Lesson: John 8:12-20

 

First Sunday in Lent | February 18, 2018

February 18, 2018 | Pastor Dana’s Sermon: The Great I AM
Gospel Lesson: Luke 4:1-13
Old Testament Lesson: Exodus 3:1-14

Postlude by Trinity’s Music Minister Bruce Wynn


Celebration of Black History Month | February 11, 2018

February 11, 2018 | Message by Charles Huddleston in celebration of Black History Month
First Lesson: Exodus 6:5-13
Second Lesson: Isaiah 60:1-11
Gospel Lesson: Matthew 5:38-48

Bruce Wynn Postlude “Just a Closer Walk With Thee”


Worship | February 4, 2018

Pastor Dana’s Sermon: God Has Left the Building. 
Old Testament Lesson: Isaiah 40:21-31
Gospel Lesson: Mark 1:29-39

Give Me Jesus
Spiritual | Arr. Brian Fairbanks
Soloist: Ruby Champion

Postlude by Trinity's Organist Bruce Wynn.


Worship | January 28, 2018

Pastor Dana’s Sermon : First Impressions
Old Testament Lesson: Deuteronomy 18:15-20
Gospel Testament Lesson: Mark 1:21-28

Teach Me, O Lord
Psalm 119:33
Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)
Sung by Trinity UMC Choir

Postlude by Trinity's Organist Bruce Wynn


Worship | January 21, 2018

Pastor Dana's Sermon: Drop Everything!
Old Testament Lesson: Jonah 3:1-5, 10
Gospel Testament Lesson: Mark 1:14-20

The Lone, Wild Bird
Henry Richard McFadyen, 1877-1964
Southern Folktune arr. David N. Johnson
Soloist: Rebecca Shipley

Postlude by Trinity's Organist Bruce Wynn


Worship | January 14, 2018

Pastor Dana's Sermon: No Barriers
Old Testament Reading: Genesis 1:1-5
Gospel Reading: Mark 1:4-11

 

Worship | January 7, 2018

Pastor Dana’s sermon: What Makes Us Wise
Epistle Lesson: Isaiah 60:1-6
Gospel Lesson: Matthew 2:1-12

Coventry Carol
Words from the “Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors” (15th cent.)
Arranged by Martin Shaw (1875-1958)
Sung by Trinity United Methodist Church Choir


Worship | December 31, 2017

Pastor Dana’s Sermon
Epistle Lesson: Galatians 4:4-7
Gospel Lesson: Luke 2:22-40

In the Bleak Mid-Winter
Sakinah Davis

Sakinah Davis
Sweet Little Jesus Boy


 

Mendelssohn "Lift Thine Eyes" sung by the women of Trinity United Methodist Choir on August 27, 2017