2012 Sermon Page for Main Street United Methodist Church


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On the right side of the table below are four links to different files for each service:
  1. a file (in PDF format) containing the order of worship as printed in the church bulletin for that service;
  2. a file (in PDF format) containing the scripture notes and text of the sermon (starting July 1, 2012);
  3. audio form of the sermon only in a WMA file (Windows Media Audio) playable with a sound card, speakers, and Microsoft Windows Media Player software (free);
  4. audio form of the whole worship service -- including the sermon -- in WMA file format.

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      Sermons Delivered by Pastor Phil Thrailkill


2012 Sermon Date Sermon Lesson// Links
Sermon Title Bulletin Text Sermon Service
Dec 30
Luke 1:57-80
"The Other Birth Story"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Dec 24
Luke 2:1-21
"Finding Your Place"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Dec 23
Luke 1:39-56
"An Unlikely Revolution"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Dec 16
Luke 1:26-38
"The Manner of His Coming"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Dec 9
Luke 1:5-25
"The Other Miracle Baby"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Dec 2
Luke's Christmas Story
25th Annual Hanging of the Greens Service
PDF No Sermon WMA Audio
Dec 2
Luke 1:1-4
"An Impressive Start"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Nov 25
John 16:4b-15
"The Creeds And The Holy Spirit"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Nov 21
Matthew 6:25-33
"The Lord of the Harvest"
PDF No Text WMA Audio WMA Audio
The November 21, 2012 service was Main Street's fifth annual Community Thanksgiving Service featuring choir members and clergy from six Greenwood-area churches. The message was delivered by The Reverend Nicholas Beasley, Rector, Church of the Resurrection.
Nov 18
Philippians 2:1-8
"The Creed And Jesus Christ"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Nov 11
Genesis 1:1 - 2:4
"Creed and Creation"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Nov 4
Matthew 16:24-26
"Questions that Deserve an Answer"
PDF No Text WMA Audio WMA Audio
The November 4, 2012 message was delivered by The Reverend Dr. Regi Thackston, retired clergy in the SC Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Oct 28
Luke 2:8-20
"The Christmas Shepherd"
PDF No Text WMA Audio WMA Audio
The October 28, 2012 message was a drama -- acted and delivered by Wesley Putnam of Wesley Putnam Ministries in Bedford, TX.
Oct 21
Malachi 3:7-12
"A Little Lesson In Holy Economics"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Oct 14
2 Corinthians 8:1-15, 9:6-15
"Pushing All The Stewardship Buttons"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Oct 7
1 Corinthians 16:1-12
"Church Money and Church Politics"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Sep 30
Matthew 28:9-20
"He's Alive! So What's Next?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Sep 23
Ephesians 6:10-24
"Why the Christian Life is Hard"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Sep 16
1 Corinthians 12:31 - 14:1a
"What Makes Love Stick?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Sep 9
1 Corinthians 12:12-27
"Organic Church"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Sep 2
1 Corinthians 12:1-11, 28-30
"What About The Gifts of the Spirit?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Aug 26
Matthew 6:9-15
"What Does It Mean To Pray?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Aug 19
Matthew 4:18 - 5:10
"What The Jesus Movement Looks Like"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Aug 12
Luke 5:1-11
"What Does It Mean To Be A Disciple?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Aug 5
Luke 15:1-3; 11-32
"Who's The Prodigal?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jul 29
John 1:1-18
"Who is Jesus Christ?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jul 22
Exodus 19:16 - 20:20
"Ten Gifts From A Commanding God"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jul 15
Romans 1:18-32
"What's Wrong With The World?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jul 8
1 Cor. 3:5-17
"What Good Are Ministers?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jul 1
1 Cor. 15:1-11
"What the Early Church Confessed"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio




      Sermons Delivered by The Reverend Terry C. Martin  -   former Senior Pastor (June, 2010 - June, 2012)



2012 Sermon Date Sermon Title//Biblical Text Links
Bulletin Sermon Service
Jun 24 "Rowing in the Same Direction"//Mark 4:35-46 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jun 17 "Fatherly Parable"//Mark 4:26-34 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jun 10 "From Involvement to Commitment"//Mark 3:20-35 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
The June 10, 2012 message was delivered by Shell Dula of our church.
Jun 3 "Embracing Change"//John 3:1-17 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
May 27 "Having the Spirit"//John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
May 20 "From Meal to Mission"//Luke 24:44-53 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
May 13 "God Loved First"//John 15:9-17 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
May 6 "How to Grow Branches"//John 15:1-8 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Apr 29 "The Good Shepherd"//John 10:11-18 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
The April 29, 2012 message was delivered by The Reverend Taylor Campbell, retired former Greenwood District Superintendent
Apr 22 "Resurrection Reality"//Luke 24:13-48 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Apr 15 "Resurrection is Real"//John 20:19-31 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Apr 8 "Darkness Before Resurrection"//John 20:1-18 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
The April 8, 2012 message was delivered by The Reverend Mary Teasley, Greenwood District Superintendent
Apr 1 "Hosanna on Sunday, Crucified on Friday"//Mark 11:1-11 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 25 "Warning Signs"//John 12:20-33 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 18 "For God So Loved the World"//John 3:14-21 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 11 "Spring Cleaning"//John 2:13-22 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 4 "Extreme Discipleship"//Mark 8:31-38 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Feb 26 "Affirmation and Dedication"//Mark 1:9-15 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Feb 22 "Ash Wednesday Service" Link Not Available No Sermon WMA Audio
Feb 19 "Why Transfiguration?"//Mark 9:2-9 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Feb 12 "Not Enough to Begin" PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
The February 12, 2012 message was delivered by The Reverend Dr. C. J. Lupo of Wesley Commons
Feb 5 "Communion Meditation"//Mark 1:29-39 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jan 29 "It's About Trust"//Mark 1:21-28 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jan 22 "Tell Me About Jesus"//Mark 1:14-20 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jan 15 "On Being Afraid"//John 14:27 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
The January 15, 2012 message was delivered by The Reverend Paul Rogers , retired clergy of The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, who now lives in Greenwood
Jan 8 "John's Confession"//Mark 1:4-11 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jan 1 "John Wesley's Covenant Renewal Service"//John 15:1-10 PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio