Worship Together || Sunday, January 24, 2021

Join us as we worship together on Sunday, January 3, at 10 am ET. You can join this service virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (http://meet.google.com/ens-kcoq-bgg) or by calling 1-262-885-7027, the PIN is 172 874 072#.

You can download the bulletin for this service below. To add this event to your Google calendar, click here.

All are welcome.

Can’t join us virtually/in-person?

This post will be updated to include music and other videos from our Worship Together. Use the videos below in your devotions to worship asynchronously.

Reflection

The First Reading: Mark 7:1-16

Hymns & Songs

“How Great Thou Art” No. 77, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Glory Be to the Father,” No. 70, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Take My Life, and Let It Be” No. 399, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“O Love, How Deep,” No. 267 (v.6), The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Amen, Amen” (Refrain ONLY), No. 2072, The Faith We Sing (2001)

Life Together || week beginning January 17, 2021

Life Together

The Christian life is meant to be lived in community, together with others. Utilize the resources and opportunities below to share life and grow in faith together.


“Taking Faith Home” (Daily Devotional)

“Taking Faith Home” is a weekly spiritual formation resource for you to use in your daily personal or family devotions and/or with a small group. Use it creatively in a way that fits your context. You can view/download/print this week’s “Taking Faith Home” by clicking the picture below.


DREAM.ThinkDoBe

Join us Tuesday at 7:30pm as we explore faith from a Progressive Christian perspective. This is an extended series broken into four, five-week sessions. We are currently working through the first session: Dream. Each meeting is self-standing. Drop into the study as you are able from week to week. Our time will begin with checking-in, prayer, and a video. The bulk of our time will be discussion. This week we will be discussing:

January 19, 2021
“Creation”
VIDEO | STUDY GUIDE

You can join our gathering using Google Meet by clicking this link (https://meet.google.com/zxe-kcbu-hxf) or by calling 661-527-2948‬, the PIN is ‪883 139 733‬#.

This small group discussion is open to everyone. Study Guides will be made available for this study, if you would like to receive paper copies via USPS, please contact the Church Office (office@franklinumc.org).

You may find Living the Questions: The Wisdom of Progressive Christianity (New York: HarperOne, 2012) helpful supplemental reading for this study. It is helpful but not required.


Weekly Check-in & Discussion

You’re invited to join us for a time of checking-in as we encourage one another in our daily lives, pray, read scripture, and journey along the Way together. Here is when we will be gathering this week:

Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:30pm
Discussion of the Devotion from “Taking Faith Home”

You can join our gathering virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (https://meet.google.com/txp-ndfa-ivu) or by calling 1-440-467-1448, the PIN is 220 679 745#.

All are welcome. The discussion will be as unique as the perspective each person brings to the gathering.


Book Club

The Book Club meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at 7pm to discuss a book determined by the group. The Book Club is currently reading A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell and will meet (virtually) on Monday, February 8 at 7pm.

Worship Together || Sunday, January 17, 2021

Join us as we worship together on Sunday, January 3, at 10 am ET. You can join this service virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (http://meet.google.com/ens-kcoq-bgg) or by calling 1-262-885-7027, the PIN is 172 874 072#.

You can download the bulletin for this service below. To add this event to your Google calendar, click here.

All are welcome.

Can’t join us virtually/in-person?

This post will be updated to include music and other videos from our Worship Together. Use the videos below in your devotions to worship asynchronously.

Reflection

The First Reading: Mark 4:35-41

Hymns & Songs

“Lead Me, Guide Me” No. 2214, The Faith We Sing (2001)

“Glory Be to the Father,” No. 70, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Lonely the Boat” No. 476, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“O Love, How Deep,” No. 267 (v.6), The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Amen, Amen” (Refrain ONLY), No. 2072, The Faith We Sing (2001)

Life Together || week beginning January 10, 2021

The Christian life is meant to be lived in community, together with others. Utilize the resources and opportunities below to share life and grow in faith together.


“Taking Faith Home” (Daily Devotional)

“Taking Faith Home” is a weekly spiritual formation resource for you to use in your daily personal or family devotions and/or with a small group. Use it creatively in a way that fits your context. You can view/download/print this week’s “Taking Faith Home” by clicking the picture below.


DREAM.ThinkDoBe

Join us Tuesday at 7:30pm as we explore faith from a Progressive Christian perspective. This is an extended series broken into four, five-week sessions. We are currently working through the first session: Dream. Each meeting is self-standing. Drop into the study as you are able from week to week. Our time will begin with checking-in, prayer, and a video. The bulk of our time will be discussion. This week we will be discussing:

January 12, 2021
“Faith as Journey
VIDEO | STUDY GUIDE

You can join our gathering using Google Meet by clicking this link (https://meet.google.com/zxe-kcbu-hxf) or by calling 661-527-2948‬, the PIN is ‪883 139 733‬#.

This small group discussion is open to everyone. Study Guides will be made available for this study, if you would like to receive paper copies via USPS, please contact the Church Office (office@franklinumc.org).

You may find Living the Questions: The Wisdom of Progressive Christianity (New York: HarperOne, 2012) helpful supplemental reading for this study. It is helpful but not required.


Weekly Check-in & Discussion

You’re invited to join us for a time of checking-in as we encourage one another in our daily lives, pray, read scripture, and journey along the Way together. Here is when we will be gathering this week:

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 7:30pm
Discussion of the Devotion from “Taking Faith Home”

You can join our gathering virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (https://meet.google.com/txp-ndfa-ivu) or by calling 1-440-467-1448, the PIN is 220 679 745#.

All are welcome. The discussion will be as unique as the perspective each person brings to the gathering.


Book Club

The Book Club meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at 7pm to discuss a book determined by the group. The Book Club is currently reading The Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and will meet (virtually) on Monday, January 11 at 7pm.

You can join our gathering virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (https://meet.google.com/feq-yjgp-xoqor by calling +1 405-534-5197‬, the PIN is ‪552 165 644‬#

Worship Together || Sunday, January 10, 2021

Join us as we worship together on Sunday, January 3, at 10 am ET. You can join this service virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (http://meet.google.com/ens-kcoq-bgg) or by calling 1-262-885-7027, the PIN is 172 874 072#.

You can download the bulletin for this service below. To add this event to your Google calendar, click here.

All are welcome.

Can’t join us virtually/in-person?

This post will be updated to include music and other videos from our Worship Together. Use the videos below in your devotions to worship asynchronously.

Reflection

The First Reading: Mark 1:1-13

Hymns & Songs

“Wild and Lone the Prophet’s Voice,” No. 289, The Faith We Sing (2001)

“Glory Be to the Father,” No. 70, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“On Jordan’s Stormy Banks I Stand,” No. 724, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“O Love, How Deep,” No. 267 (v.6), The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Amen, Amen” (Refrain ONLY), No. 2072, The Faith We Sing (2001)

Life Together || week beginning January 3, 2021

The Christian life is meant to be lived in community, together with others. Utilize the resources and opportunities below to share life and grow in faith together.


“Taking Faith Home” (Daily Devotional)

“Taking Faith Home” is a weekly spiritual formation resource for you to use in your daily personal or family devotions and/or with a small group. Use it creatively in a way that fits your context. You can view/download/print this week’s “Taking Faith Home” by clicking the picture below.


DREAM.ThinkDoBe

Join us Tuesday at 7:30pm as we explore faith from a Progressive Christian perspective. This is an extended series broken into four, five-week sessions. We are currently working through the first session: Dream. Each meeting is self-standing. Drop into the study as you are able from week to week. Our time will begin with checking-in, prayer, and a video. The bulk of our time will be discussion. This week we will be discussing:

January 5, 2021
Introduction(s) & the Spectrum of Faith
VIDEO

You can join our gathering using Google Meet by clicking this link (https://meet.google.com/zxe-kcbu-hxf) or by calling 661-527-2948‬, the PIN is ‪883 139 733‬#.

This small group discussion is open to everyone. Study Guides will be made available for this study, if you would like to receive paper copies via USPS, please contact the Church Office (office@franklinumc.org).

You may find Living the Questions: The Wisdom of Progressive Christianity (New York: HarperOne, 2012) helpful supplemental reading for this study. It is helpful but not required.


Weekly Check-in & Discussion

You’re invited to join us for a time of checking-in as we encourage one another in our daily lives, pray, read scripture, and journey along the Way together. Here is when we will be gathering this week:

Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 7:30pm
Discussion of the Devotion from “Taking Faith Home”

You can join our gathering virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (https://meet.google.com/txp-ndfa-ivu) or by calling 1-440-467-1448, the PIN is 220 679 745#.

All are welcome. The discussion will be as unique as the perspective each person brings to the gathering.


Book Club

The Book Club meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at 7pm to discuss a book determined by the group. The Book Club is currently reading The Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and will meet (virtually) on Monday, January 11 at 7pm.

Worship Together || Sunday, January 3, 2021

Join us as we worship together on Sunday, January 3, at 10 am ET. You can join this service virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (http://meet.google.com/ens-kcoq-bgg) or by calling 1-262-885-7027, the PIN is 172 874 072#.

You can download the bulletin for this service below. To add this event to your Google calendar, click here.

All are welcome.

Can’t join us virtually/in-person?

This post will be updated to include music and other videos from our Worship Together. Use the videos below in your devotions to worship asynchronously.

Hymns & Songs

“We Three Kings,” No. 254, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Father, We Have Heard You Calling,” No. 3065, Worship & Song (2011)

“The Lord’s Prayer,” No. 3068, Worship & Song (2011)

“Amen, Amen” (Refrain ONLY), No. 2072, The Faith We Sing (2001)

Other Videos

“Google–Year in Search 2020”

Life Together || week beginning December 27, 2020

The Christian life is meant to be lived in community, together with others. Utilize the resources and opportunities below to share life and grow in faith together.


“Taking Faith Home” (Daily Devotional)

“Taking Faith Home” is a weekly spiritual formation resource for you to use in your daily personal or family devotions and/or with a small group. Use it creatively in a way that fits your context. You can view/download/print this week’s “Taking Faith Home” by clicking the picture below.


Book Club

The Book Club meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at 7pm to discuss a book determined by the group. The Book Club is currently reading The Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and will meet (virtually) on Monday, January 11 at 7pm.

Worship Together || Sunday, December 27, 2020

Join us as we worship together on Sunday, December 27, at 10 am ET. We sing carols and go through the ABCs of Christmas. You can join this service virtually through Google Meet by clicking this link (http://meet.google.com/ens-kcoq-bgg) or by calling 1-262-885-7027, the PIN is 172 874 072#.

All are welcome.

Can’t join us virtually/in-person?

This post will be updated to include music and other videos from our Worship Together. Use the videos below in your devotions to worship asynchronously.

Hymns & Songs

“O Little Town of Bethlehem,” No. 230 (v. 1-2 & 4), The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“If I Could Visit Bethlehem,” No. 3063, Worship & Song (2011)

“Away in a Manger,” No. 217, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Peace on Earth (Silent Night),” Franklin UMC Virtual Choir

“The First Noel,” No. 245, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Go Tell It On the Mountain,” No. 251 (vs. 3), The United Methodist Hymnal (1989)

“Amen, Amen” (Refrain ONLY), No. 2072, The Faith We Sing (2001)

Christmas Devotions

The Christmas season is a time for us to remember God’s love, found in Jesus Christ, breaking forth into our world. It started with a child laid in a manger and continues in and through us. Use the “Taking Faith Home” resource below to guide your personal devotions and discussions with your family and small group. You can view/download/print “Taking Faith Home” for Christmas by clicking the picture below.

You can view our Christmas Eve Service below and check out our Christmas 2020 playlist on YouTube where you can sing along to all the songs and carols we’ve sung in worship these past few weeks.