2014 Sermon Page for Main Street United Methodist Church

Sermons Delivered January 5, 2014 to December 28, 2014


Sermon/Service Archives:   2017   2016   2015   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005

On the right side of the table below are six links (beginning with the July 6th service) 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;
  3. two audio forms of the sermon only in a WMA file (Windows Media Audio) and MP3 file each playable with a sound card and speakers.   Microsoft Windows Media Player software (free) can be used for the WMA files;
  4. two audio forms of the whole worship service -- including the sermon -- in WMA and MP3 formats.

If you do not have the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader program installed on your computer (to view the PDF file), you may download the program for free from Adobe's site by clicking on the logo below.


If you need the latest version of Microsoft Windows Media Player software (free), please click here

****** If you need to access the wma files on an Apple device - an iPad or an iPhone, please follow the directions on the following page


      Sermons Delivered by Pastor Phil Thrailkill


2014 Sermon Date Sermon Lesson Text Links Audio Links
Sermon Title Bulletin Sermon Sermon  Service
Dec 28
Luke 2:1-21
"What Does Not Change"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Dec 24
Luke 2:1-21
MERRY CHRISTMAS!!
PDF No Link No Link WMA  MP3
Dec 21
Matthew 1:18-25
"An Alternate Telling"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Dec 14
Luke 1:26-38
"God Takes A Dive"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Dec 7
Jonah 4:1-11
"The Annoying Mercy Of God"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Nov 30
Luke's Christmas Story
27th Annual Hanging of the Greens Service
PDF No Text No Sermon WMA Audio  MP3
Nov 30
Jonah 3:1-10
"How To Spot A Revival"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Nov 23
Jonah 1:17 - 2:10
"Where We Learn To Pray"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Nov 16
Jonah 1:1-16
"You Can Run, But You Can't Hide"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Nov 9
Matthew 25:14-29
"The Miracle of Church Finance"
PDF No Link WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
The November 9, 2014 message was delivered during our Consecration Sunday service by The Reverend Doctor Regi Thackston, retired clergy in the SC Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Nov 2
Acts 2:41-47
"What Might It Be Like?"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Oct 26
Romans 12:1-8
"Together We Know And Do God's Will"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Oct 19
Luke 15:11-32
"Lost Brother"
PDF No Link WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
The October 19, 2014 message was delivered by Mr. Karl Kelly of Main Street United Methodist Church.
Oct 12
Luke 18:15-30
"What Is Your Idol? What Is Your Fear?"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Oct 5
Luke 19:11-28
"Jesus Plays For Keeps"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Sep 28
Mark 1:29-39
"The Hands of Christ"
PDF No Link WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
The September 28th message was delivered by Reverend Mallory Forte, Associate Pastor at Union UMC in Irmo, SC. Mallory served two summers as a United Methodist Summer Internship Program (SIP) worker at Main Street UMC.
Sep 21
Luke 19:1-10
"Deep Conversion"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Sep 14
Luke 18:31-43
"Eyes Closed, Eyes Open"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Sep 7
Luke 18:15-17
"Who Matters?"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Aug 31
Luke 18:1-8
"Why Prayer Is Like Oxygen"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Aug 24
Luke 17:20-37
"Questions About The End"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Aug 17
Luke 17:11-21
"A Step Beyond Healing"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Aug 10
John 4:1-30
"A Gulp Of Living Water "
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
The August 10th service was a blended service for both the 8:30 am and 11:00 am worshippers held at Camp Fellowship near Greenwood on Lake Greenwood.
Aug 3
Luke 17:1-10
"Discipleship Up Close"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Jul 27
Luke 16:13-31
"There Is No Sweet Jesus, My Friend"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Jul 20
Luke 16:1-13
"Jesus Praises A Sly Scoundrel"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Jul 13
Luke 15:1-10
"Someone's Looking For You!"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3
Jul 6
Luke 14:25-35
"The Cost Of Following, And Of Not"
PDF PDF WMA  MP3 WMA  MP3


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;
  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.

If you do not have the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader program installed on your computer (to view the PDF file), you may download the program for free from Adobe's site by clicking on the logo below.


If you need the latest version of Microsoft Windows Media Player software (free), please click here

****** If you need to access the wma files on an Apple device - an iPad or an iPhone, please follow the directions on the following page


      Sermons Delivered by Pastor Phil Thrailkill (during second half of his second year at Main Street)


2014 Sermon Date Sermon Lesson Links
Sermon Title Bulletin Sermon Sermon Service
Jun 29
Luke 14:1-24
"God's A-List"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jun 22
Luke 13:22-35
"Eyes On The Prize"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jun 15
Luke 13:10-21
"Standing Tall Again"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jun 8
John 16:4b-15
"The Ignored Advantage"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
The June 8th service, being Pentecost Sunday, was also MSUMC's Connection Sunday -- a blended service for both the 8:30 am and 11:00 am worshippers.
Jun 1
Luke 13:1-9
"Do We Get It?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
May 25
Luke 12:49-59
"Jesus On Fire!"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
May 18
1 Samuel 17:4-50
"David and Goliath"
PDF Link Not Yet Available WMA Audio WMA Audio
The May 18 "Youth Day" message was delivered by
Mr. Phil Saunders, Director of Youth and Young Adult
Ministries at Main Street United Methodist Church.
May 11
Luke 12:35-48
"The Glory And The Gore"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
May 4
Luke 12:1-12
"Your Life Is On The Line"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Apr 27
Luke 11:37-54
"Beware! Jesus Is Offensive"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Apr 20
Matthew 28:1-10
"Looking Over The Edge"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Apr 13
Matthew 27:55-65, 28:1
"Fussing Over A Corpse"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Apr 6
Galatians 5:1, 16-26; 6:1-2
"Gluttony: Full Belly, Empty Heart"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 30
1 Corinthians 6:12-20, Matthew 5:27-32
"Lust And The Craving For Intimacy"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 23
Luke 12:13-34, 1 Corinthians 5:9-13
"Greed: When Enough Is Not"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 16
Revelation 3:14-22, Luke 12:35-40
"Sloth: Sin Of The Spectator"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 9
Mark 11:12-25, Ephesians 4:25-27
"Anger: A Dangerous Friend"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Mar 2
Matthew 19:30, 20:1-16
"Envy: When The World Turns Green"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Feb 23
Luke 18:9-14
"Pride: The Deadliest Of All"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Feb 16
Mark 7:14-23
"What's The Problem?"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Feb 9
Mark 10:1-12
"High Hopes And Hard Hearts"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Feb 2
Luke 11:14-36
"Disciples Get In On The Battle"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jan 26
Luke 11:1-13
"Beginning To Pray With Confidence"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jan 19
Luke 10:25-42
"Disciples Get The Balance Right"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jan 12
Luke 10:1-24
"Disciples Get In On The Excitement"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio
Jan 5
Luke 9:51-62
"Disciples Get Rid Of Excuses"
PDF PDF WMA Audio WMA Audio