Sermons from 2022 (Page 5)

Little Becomes Much (Matthew 15:32-39) // Sunday, March 27, 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! Scripture: Matthew 15:32-39 (Common English Bible) 32 Now Jesus called his disciples and said, “I feel sorry for the crowd because they have been with me for three days and have nothing to eat. I don’t want to send them away hungry for fear they won’t have enough strength to travel.” 33 His disciples replied, “Where…

An Audacious Gift (Mark 12:41-44) // Sunday, March 20, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Scripture: Mark 12:41-44 (Common English Bible) 41 Jesus sat across from the collection box for the temple treasury and observed how the crowd gave their money. Many rich people were throwing in lots of money. 42 One poor widow came forward and put in two small copper coins worth a penny.[a]43 Jesus called his disciples to him and…

Love Will Work It Out (1 John 4:7-12) // Sunday, March 13, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Scripture: 1 John 4:7-12 (Common English Bible) 7 Dear friends, let’s love each other, because love is from God, and everyone who loves is born from God and knows God. 8 The person who doesn’t love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how the love of God is revealed to us: God has sent…

The Water is Ready (Luke 4:1-13) // Sunday, March 6, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Scripture: Luke 4:1-13 (Common English Bible) Jesus returned from the Jordan River full of the Holy Spirit, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness. 2 There he was tempted for forty days by the devil. He ate nothing during those days and afterward Jesus was starving. 3 The devil said to him, “Since you are God’s…

A True Transformation (2 Corinthians 3:15-18) // Sunday, February 27, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Scripture: 2 Corinthians 3:12-18 (Common English Bible) 12 So, since we have such a hope, we act with great confidence. 13 We aren’t like Moses, who used to put a veil over his face so that the Israelites couldn’t watch the end of what was fading away. 14 But their minds were closed. Right up to the present day…

A Good Measure (Luke 6:27-38) // February 20, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Scripture: Luke 6:27-38 (Common English Bible) 27 “But I say to you who are willing to hear: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you. 28 Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on the cheek, offer the other one as well. If someone takes your coat, don’t…

Back Together Again (Jeremiah 17:5-8) // Sunday, February 13, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Summary: For the month of February, we will commemorate Black History Month with a sermon series that focuses on what it means to be true to our God and true to our roots as a people. The close of James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing” charges us to be “true to our…

The Truth I Have… (John 4:28-29) // Sunday, February 6, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Summary: For the month of February, we will commemorate Black History Month with a sermon series that focuses on what it means to be true to our God and true to our roots as a people. The close of James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing” reminds us that life’s mountaintops and valleys,…

We Need Love (1 Corinthians 13:1-13) // Sunday, January 31, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Summary: For the month of January, our sermon series will focus on the importance of the entire Body of Christ.  God has given us all unique gifts and callings to serve.  We are not alone, for God is with us and God gifts us to serve together! With the gifts that God has given…

We Need Each Other (1 Corinthians 12:12-31) // Sunday, January 23, 2022

Although there is no on-campus 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! Summary: For the month of January, our sermon series will focus on the importance of the entire Body of Christ.  God has given us all unique gifts and callings to serve.  We are not alone, for God is with us and God gifts us to serve together! We have different gifts from the same…