Sermons by Pastor Lesa Smith

A New Temple (Acts 2:1-21) // Sunday, May 19, 2024

You, your family and friends may connect to our worship service in person in the Sanctuary on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! One of the central messages of the Christian faith that is most often overlooked is that Christ is present in and through all things, which means that everything is sacred, and every moment is holy. From Easter to Pentecost, we will explore the good news that Christ is risen—not just physically from the grave some…

Death Stinks (John 11:17-37 ) // Sunday, March 26, 2023

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Grace UMC prepares for Sunday worship by reading the scripture for the coming Sunday’s sermon. Below, you fill find questions that can be used for Bible Study, small groups or personal devotion. Let the scripture speak in to your life! Expect great things! Opening Prayer (Wesley Covenant Prayer) O God, Searcher of all…

When I Am Tempted (Matthew 4:1-11) // Sunday, February 26, 2023

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Grace UMC prepares for Sunday worship by reading the scripture for the coming Sunday’s sermon. Below, you fill find questions that can be used for Bible Study, small groups or personal devotion. Let the scripture speak in to your life! Expect great things! Opening Prayer (Wesley Covenant Prayer) O God, Searcher of all…

The Way (Psalm 27:1, 4-9) // Sunday, January 22, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Grace UMC prepares for Sunday worship by reading the scripture for the coming Sunday’s sermon. Below, you fill find questions that can be used for Bible Study, small groups or personal devotion. Let the scripture speak in to your life! Expect great things! Opening Prayer (Wesley Covenant Prayer) O God, Searcher of all…

Walk The Holy Way (Isaiah 35:1-10) // Sunday, December 11, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Grace UMC prepares for Sunday worship by reading the scripture for the coming Sunday’s sermon. Below, you fill find questions that can be used for Bible Study, small groups or personal devotion. Let the scripture speak in to your life! Expect great things! Opening Prayer Kind and gracious Lord, you are the creator…

From the Inside Out (Matthew 3:1-6) // Sunday, December 4, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Grace UMC prepares for Sunday worship by reading the scripture for the coming Sunday’s sermon. Below, you fill find questions that can be used for Bible Study, small groups or personal devotion. Let the scripture speak in to your life! Expect great things! Opening Prayer Kind and gracious Lord, you are the creator…

With Thanksgiving: Don’t Worry (Luke 21:5-19) // Sunday, November 13, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Grace UMC prepares for Sunday worship by reading the scripture for the coming Sunday’s sermon. Below, you fill find questions that can be used for Bible Study, small groups or personal devotion. Let the scripture speak in to your life! Expect great things! Opening Prayer Kind and gracious Lord, you are the creator…

As They Went (Luke 17:11-19) // Sunday, October 9, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Grace UMC prepares for Sunday worship by reading the scripture for the coming Sunday’s sermon. Below, you fill find questions that can be used for Bible Study, small groups or personal devotion. Let the scripture speak in to your life! Expect great things! Opening Prayer Kind and gracious Lord, you are the creator…

The God Who Brings Us Out (Psalm 71:1-6) // Sunday, August 21, 2022

SELAH SUNDAYS: **Online Only Worship**No In-Person Worship for the month of August! Sundays @ 8:30 am PST | THROWBACK WORSHIP! Join on YouTube or Facebook (hosted by Inglewood First UMC)! Sundays @ 10:45 am PST | ONLINE ONLY JOINT WORSHIP Join on YouTube or Facebook Live! Join on ZOOM (hosted by Grace UMC of Los Angeles)! THROWBACK SERVICE!: #WorshipWithAWorkout – Yoga Edition This service is a throwback to February 2021, as we continue to encourage our congregation and community to practice the spiritual disciplines of exercise and…
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