First United Methodist Church of San Diego (FUMCSD) offers a variety of past sermons and series by FUMCSD pastors. The topics are vast and range from Advent and Easter to discussions on hope, faith, love, and joy. Are you looking for past sermons at FUMCSD? Do you want to learn more about our pastors' sermons? First Church offers a variety of sermon series by our pastors. Our sermons are for everyone and we hope you find a few that speak to you. We believe God is at work in San Diego, renewing us spiritually through faith, socially through relationships and culturally by sharing what we have with those who do not. We are committed to helping you reach the world with the Gospel, so that people everywhere can know that no matter where one lives—or how desperate their circumstances might be—Jesus offers them hope. We want to be humble, serve others, and praise God with all our hearts. These past sermons listed below are designed for first-time visitors as well as long-time members. You'll find and listen to stories that highlight life through worship, service, education and community. Please take your time, browse, and listen. We hope to see you Sunday in person or watch us live on Sundays. Watch Live!
The Many Images of God Advent: Restoring the Season Money Talks Hope Sparks Ordinary Sacredness The Silver Lining of the Gospel of Luke Who We Are The Wild, Wideness of New Life Uncomfortable Comfort Looking for Comfort in All the Wrong Places The Growth of God Unwrapping the Themes of Advent Wrapped in Love Seeds, Sheep & Stories Re-reading the Women in The Bible The Soul of Money World-wide Communion Sunday 2021 Bible Basics Everyday Faith It Can Get Better The Villains We Love to Hate The Bible With or Without Jesus Voices of the Saints JOY! Fearless Never Too Broken 21 Days of Hope The Church and Racism Home for Christmas The Advent of Justice and Peace Until We Feast Together Respectful Grace and Graceful Respect The Beatitudes of the Pandemic Monastics and Mystics What We Don't Always Hear We Are Not Who They Think We Are The Spread of A Movement Lenten The Stories That Shapes Us Gospel of Mark What Does Christianity Offer the Future Exodus Sermon on the Mount Checking Out the Bible 1 Corinthians Ephesians The Next Chapter Inspired Deep and Wide Easter Radical Compassion Ecclesiastes Three Simple Rules Fear Not! Potholes Coin Toss Vital Signs Genesis 1-11 Conflict Resolution Leading Role Called Out All for One The Pursuit A Place At The Table Living in the Water Holy Interruption Full Circle Romans Defying Gravity Romans No Fear in Love Live, Light, Love Deeper Roots Right Relationships Investments That Matter Worth the Sacrifice Resolved2 Great Expectations Ask God Anything
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