Now it happened while he was standing by the lake of Genessaret and he saw two boats…

The Rev. Phil Thrailkill, in his last service as interim pastor at First United Methodist, provides insight into “How Jesus Operated” through the retelling of the fisherman story in which Jesus recruits his first four disciples:  Peter, Andrew, James and John. To view the pastor’s message for September 27, click on the tab above labeled “Video Sermon Archive” and select the sermon for this date.

John the Baptist clears a path

Click on the tab above labeled “Video Sermon Archive” and select the date September 20 to view the message of the Rev. Phil Thrailkill titled “John the Baptist Clears a Path.” ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. This video will be available after 10 am on Sunday, September 20th when this message is delivered in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church before a live congregation practicing safe Covid-19 protocols.

A day in the life of Jesus

To view the Sunday worship message from Pastor Phil Thrailkill, click on the tab above labeled “Video Sermon Archives”. You can then select to view the video, read the printed sermon text or download Phil’s Sermon Notes.

“Lord, teach us to pray as John taught his disciples.”

The final sermon in the series, a survey of the basic foundations of Christian belief, addresses the Lord’s Prayer and follows an examination of the Ten Commandments and the Apostle’s Creed. Click on the tab above labeled “Video Sermon Archives” and then select the “September 6 Service” to view and hear the Rev. Phil Thrailkill from the sanctuary of Cheraw’s First United Methodist Church. You may also click on “Resources” and then “Sunday Bulletins” to download the bulletin and sermon notes for this week.

Christianity 101: The Holy Spirit

Easily the most misunderstood element of the Holy Trinity, Pastor Phil Trailkill concludes his four-part study of the Apostle’s Creed with an examination of this aspect of the Triune God. To view the pastor’s message, originally delivered at 10 am in the sanctuary of Cheraw’s First United Methodist Church, click on the tab above labeled “Video Sermon Archive” and then select “August 30 Service.”

Continuing study of the Apostle’s Creed and what it tells us about the life of Jesus

The Apostle’s Creed may be the most concise and succinct expression of Christian beliefs. In this third of a four-part series, Pastor Phil Thrailkill explores what the creed tells us about Jesus: who he is, what he’s done, what it means and why it matters. This sermon was delivered in Cheraw’s First United Methodist sanctuary on Sunday, August 23rd and will be available for viewing here after 10 am on that date. Just click on the tab above labeled “Video Sermon Archive” and select the August 23rd Service.