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Weekly Lectionary Preaching Notes
February 29, 2016

Easter Series 2016: A Focus on Our Baptismal Vows and the Book of Acts

By the Rev. Dr. Dawn Chesser

This resource was created by Dawn Chesser originally for presentation at the Holston Annual Conference Clergy Convocation in February 2016. It […]

Preaching the Word
March 2, 2016

Preaching Notes for the Fifth Sunday in Lent (March 13, 2016)

By The Rev. Dr. Dawn Chesser

Women’s lives mattered to our Lord Jesus Christ. They mattered so much that he was willing to put […]

January 9, 2015

Preaching Notes for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany (January 25, 2015)

By The Rev. Dr. Dawn Chesser

You are the alternative to a world that preaches that who you are, what you look like, what you own, […]

Weekly Lectionary Preaching Notes
September 25, 2015

Preaching Notes for Hebrews 5:1-10 (Sacrificial Meaning of Holy Communion)

By The Rev. Dr. Dawn Chesser

What can we do to deepen our understanding of the meaning of this Holy Meal for United Methodists?

June 25, 2015

Resources for Preaching About Charleston

By The Rev. Dr. Dawn Chesser

Many thoughtful blogs and articles have been written about last week’s massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church […]

December 4, 2014

What to Preach Next: The God We Can Know

Our January 2015 topic is the book  The God We Can Know by author Rob Fuquay. It is a series […]

Worship, Preaching, and Music Webinar Archive
June 23, 2014

Our Membership Vows in The United Methodist Church

By Mark W. Stamm

Dr. Mark W. Stamm, Professor of Christian Worship at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas, has updated his pamphlet […]

Membership & Christian Initiation
October 22, 2014

Exploring Stewardship with the Saints: A Sermon Series

By Sarah McGiverin

How do you preach in a way that will encourage stewardship, perhaps even support a seasonal stewardship campaign, without driving […]

Worship & Prayer