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The Rev. Jason Micheli

Jason Micheli: Emmaus at the Bass Pro Shop

Luke 24:13-35

3rd Sunday of Easter - Year A

April 15, 2018

The Rev. Jason Micheli (UMC)


It was the third month since we'd last spoken or seen each other, leaving the most recent wounds to fester and scar. I was on the road, heading towards Richmond. And as I drove with the radio low, I tried to work out just what had happened, why things had gone the way they did, how this was neither what we'd hoped for nor every expected. I talked all of it out aloud, as though there were someone alongside next to me in the car.

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The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon

Will Willimon: One in Christ

Philippians 2:1-13

17th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

October 01, 2017

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon (UMC)


Driving down to Atlanta to record this sermon for Day 1, I thought of the very first church I served. I was a student at Emory at the time. I drove out to the church on Saturday to meet with the lay leader. He met me at the little one room church, then named, "Friendship Methodist Church" (That's a misnomer if ever there were one!).

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