Sermons

Weekly message from Pastor Tom Emigh

Good Morning! Today is Sunday, February 18th, 2024. Today our service was about Jesus, I am “The Bread of Life.” Jesus is the fuel that feeds our spiritual selves. Our scriptures this morning were Deuteronomy 18:1-6 and John 6:35-40. Our wonderful choir led by John Yoho sang “Yes, My Jesus Loves Me.”

Good Morning! Today is Sunday, January 14th, 2024. Today our service was about how he is the Great I AM, learn his commandments, and live them, so you may go and teach them to the nations. Our scripture this morning is John 4: 5-26. Thanks to our wonderful choir led by John Yoho for a wonderful rendition of “Jesus Never Fails” and to Bill Greer for his wonderful organ and piano playing! We were having technical difficulties, so the service is very quiet. We’re sorry for the trouble.

Happy Sunday!  Today is Sunday January 21st, 2024.  Welcome to worship.  Today we welcomed Paul Griffith from the Cuba Ministry to discuss our support of our sister church in Ausa, Cuba and then offered opportunities to support other ministers in Cuba for as little as $25 a month per minister.  We enjoyed backed potatoes and hot dogs and wonderful fellowship afterwards.

Good Morning! Today is Sunday, January 14th, 2024. Today we had communion along with our sermon about how as long as we acknowledge and affirm God’s love for us and our love for him, we are welcome at his table! Our scripture is 1 Corinthians 13: 1-13 (NLT). Thanks to our wonderful choir led by John Yoho for a wonderful rendition of “Remember Me When You Eat This Bread.” Special thanks to Christ Matson, Pat Summers, and our ushers for helping us partake in communion!

Welcome to our worship service, Sunday, December 17. 2023. Today our choir blessed us with their Christmas Cantata “Christmas Presence.”  Thanks to John Yoho and the entire Ruskin Methodist Church Choir for their spirit filled presentation. Thank you as well to our narrator Matthew Ruch and our soloists Betty Burnham and Maggie McKenzie. 

 

Welcome to our service of worship. Sunday December 10, 2023. Today Pastor Tom delivers the message from Isaiah and John as we study Christ the Good Shepherd. May this service bless you in this season of advent

Weekly message from Pastor Tom Emigh.

Thank you for joining us this first Sunday of Advent (12-03-2023). Today we light the candle of Peace and Prophecy. Our scriptures are from Isaiah 9: 1-2 and John 1: 1-5. Pastor Tom’s sermon is entitled, “Are You Prepared for Christmas?”. Thank you Jim Dazet for lighting our first candle. Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for his musical leadership. May you all have a blessed start to this joyous holiday season. God Bless and We’ll SEE you next week.

Thank you for joining us the Sunday morning for worship (11-26-2023). Today’s scripture is from Daniel 6: 1-10 and the sermon is “Thankful for What?” presented by Pastor Tom. We pray everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that feeling and blessings continue through the year.

Thank you for joining us this morning! (11-19-2023) Today we celebrate the Baptism of Barbara Johnson. Our scripture for the day is from Luke 17: 11-19 and the sermon presented by Tom is “Be Thankful”. This is something to live by daily not just this coming Thanksgiving. Have a blessed week and Happy Thanksgiving!

Welcome to our Veterans Celebration service (11-12-23). Today we celebrate and say ‘Thank You’ to all the Veterans. The scripture is from Mark 15: 16-22 and the sermon presented by Pastor Tom is entitled, “Known But To God”. Thank to our special narrator, Joe Green and our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership. Have a blessed week and join us again next week.

Welcome to Communion Sunday Service (11-05-2023). Join us in today’s scripture from Colossians 1: 9-22, along with Pastor’s sermon, “What the Disciples Preached – Jesus is Supreme”. Thank for our choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for his leadership. Have Blessed Week and JOIN US Next Sunday!

Welcome to Sunday morning at Ruskin Methodist Church (10-29-2023). Today’s scripture is from John 8: 1-12 and the sermon is “Forgiveness” presented by Pastor Tom. Thank you our choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for their continued dedication to the music ministry of our church. Find someone to forgive this week, for by forgiving we are forgiven. God Bless you all this week.

 

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday Morning at Ruskin Methodist Church (10-22-2023)  Today’s scripture is from Matthew 18:1-10 and the sermon is “What About the Kids?” Today is Children’s Sunday.  This Sunday is set aside to celebrate  children who are given as a gift by God.  May God richly bless you all and have a wonderful week!

Weekly message from Pastor Tom Emigh.

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday Morning at Ruskin Methodist Church (10-15-2023)  Today’s scripture is from Matthew 9: 15-38 and the sermon is “What the Disciples Heard – Laborers are few,”. Thank you to our Laity on this Laity Sunday.  This Sunday is set aside to remember all the selfless members who do the daily work to be the Hands and Feet of Christ here on Earth.  May God richly bless you all and have a wonderful week!

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday Morning at Ruskin Methodist Church (10-08-2023)  Today’s scripture is from Matthew 25: 1-13 and the sermon is “Be Diligent”. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership.  May God richly bless you all and have a wonderful week!

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday Morning at Ruskin Methodist Church (10-01-2023) Thank you Curtis for stepping up this morning.  Thank you to our guest, Pastor Gene Little. Today’s scripture is from John 1: 6-8 and the sermon is “The Man of God”. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership.  May God richly bless you all and have a wonderful week!

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday at Ruskin Methodist Church (09-24-2023) – So sorry, but once again a computer glitch has caused there to be two parts. Today’s scripture is from Matthew 9: 9-13 and the sermon is “What the Disciples Knew – New Covenant, Time to Sign”. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership.  May God richly bless you all and have a wonderful week!

Good Morning and Welcome to Sunday at Ruskin Methodist Church (09-17-2023)  Today’s scripture is from Matthew 7: 24-29 and the sermon is “Standing On A Firm Foundation”. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership.  May God richly bless you all and have a wonderful week!

Good Morning and Welcome to Communion Sunday at Ruskin United Methodist Church (09-10-2023)  Today’s scripture is from Luke 22: 14-27 and the sermon is “The New Covenant & Communion”. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership.  May God richly bless you all and have a wonderful week!

Good Morning and Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on this beautiful Sunday (09-03-2023) Happy Labor Day Weekend.  WELCOME BACK to our Choir and thank your the music today, “God Bless The USA!”.   Today’s  scripture is from Matthew 5: 15-20.  The sermon was “What The Disciples Knew – The New Covenant III”.  May God Bless you all – have a wonderful week!

Good Morning and Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on this beautiful Sunday (8-27-2023) So sorry but this week had a quick computer glitch so the service is in two parts. Thank you for today’s special music from Doug Layton who sang, “Come As You Are” a David Crowder song.  Today’s  scripture is from Matthew 5: 1-12.  The sermon was “What The Disciples Knew – God’s New Covenant”.  May God Bless you all – have a wonderful week!

Good Morning and Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on the beautiful Sunday (8-20-2023) Thank you for our NEW CAMERA a new blessing for sure. Today’s special music from 4 For Him which sang, “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” and “Comin’ Down”.  Today’s  scripture is from Jeremiah 31: 27-34.  The sermon was “What The Disciples Knew – God’s New Covenant”.  Our Christian love and Sympathy is extended to the Dickman family during this time of loss of their beloved Glenn Dickman.

Good Morning and Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on the beautiful Sunday (8-13-2023) Pardon Our Morning CAMERA issue this may have been a result from last week’s power outage – this morning we have a wide angle view. Today’s special music from John Yoho on cello and Bill Greer on piano, “Savior, Like A Shepherd Lead Us”.  Today’s  scripture is from Exodus 19: 1-8.  The sermon was “What The Disciples Knew – God’s Covenant with Moses”.  Our Christian love and Sympathy is extended to the Dickman family during this time of loss of their beloved Glenn Dickman.

Good Morning and Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on the beautiful Sunday (8-06-2023) Pardon Our Morning ‘Power Outage’ – this morning is missing a section in the middle. Today’s special music from Doug & Becky Layton singing “Hymn of Heaven”.  Today’s  scripture is from Genesis 15: 1-21.  The sermon was “What The Disciples Knew – God’s Covenant with Abraham”  Congratulations to Buck & Mary Hunter on their 59th Wedding Anniversary.

Part One (prior to power outage)

Part 2 (after power outage)

Good Morning and Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on the beautiful Sunday (7-30-2023) Today’s special music from Brian Anderson singing “The Old Rugged Cross”.  Today’s  scripture is from Genesis 11: 1-9.  The sermon was “What The Disciples Knew – Tower of Babel”  Congratulations to Bob & Betty Kettler on their 62nd Wedding Anniversary and Ed & Joan Sheffield on their 60th Wedding Anniversary! Thank you Doug Layton for joining our Music Ministry and John Yoho for his continued leadership. God Bless and join us next week.

Good Morning and Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on the beautiful Sunday (7-23-2023) Today’s special music from our mixed quartet featuring Betty Burnham, Dave Cook, Mike Brandt, and Sue Stoneburner. They sang “I’ve Got A River Of Life” thank you. Today’s  scripture is from Genesis 6: 5-22; 7: 11-12; 8: 1-2 & 15-20; 9: 12-17.  The sermon was “What The Disciples Knew – Noah!”  Congratulation to Don & Karen Peterman on their 45th Wedding Anniversary and Harvey Free’s 80th Birthday! God Bless and see you next week.

Good Morning! Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on 7-16-2023! Today’s special music is “4 For Him” quartet featuring Brian Anderson, Dave Cook, Mike Brandt, and John Yoho. They sang “Holy, You Are Holy” before communion. Today’s sermon was called “Commissioned” along with the scripture of Matthew 28:16-20.

Good Morning! Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on 7-9-2023! Today instead of our choir, Brad Turner used his trumpet to play “This Is My Father’s World” along with Bill Greer on the piano. Both did an amazing job! Today’s sermon was called “A Holy Nation a Royal Priesthood” along with the scripture of 1 Peter 2:4-12.

Good Morning Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist Church on July 2, 2023! In honor of the 4th of July, today’s sermon was called “Freedom in Christ”. The scriptures were from Psalm 33:8-18. Today the choir sang wonderfully and was lead by the talented John Yoho!

Good Morning! Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist Church on June 25, 2023! Congratulations to our new members and to the baptism of Lexi Mock! Our choir lead by Doug Layton sang “Come, Christians, Join To Sing”. Today’s sermon was called “The Cornerstone” that included the scripture of 1 Peter 2:4-12.

Good Morning and Happy Father’s Day! Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on 6-18-2023! Today’s sermon was called “Who’s Your Daddy” with the scripture of Genesis 14:8-16. Today the choir sang “Stand In Awe” lead by John Yoho! They both performed wonderfully! Special thanks to Susan Stoneburner for signing “Daddy’s Hands” so beautifully!


Good Morning! Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist on 6-11-2023! Today we had Reverend Hal Jeffery preached a wonderful service called “Conquering The Fear”, including the scripture lesson of Matthew 10:28-31. Today the choir sang “Revive Us Again” lead by Doug Layton. Both the choir and Doug did a wonderful job! Thank you Bill Greer for your original song, “Get Out Of The Boat”.

Good Morning! Welcome to Trinity Sunday at Ruskin United Methodist Church on June 4, 2023! Today Pastor Tom talks about the Holy Trinity in his sermon “3-in-1 & 1-in-3”. The sermon included the scripture John 3:1-17. Special thanks to our talented choir and John Yoho for his leadership! Happy 63rd Wedding Anniversary to Ted & Mary Jane Kulinna!

Good Morning! Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist Church on 05-028-2023! Today Pastor Tom returns with his wonderful service “Lest We Forget” with the scriptures of Hebrews 6:4-8 and Jeremiah 31:31-33. Special thanks to our talented choir and John Yoho for his leadership! And to the 4 For Him quartet for their song “Eternal Father Strong to Save.”

Good Morning! Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist Church (05-21-2023). Today we had Reverend Betty Beach-Connell guest preach a wonderful service. The service is called “Follow The Leader” and included the scripture of Mathew 4:18-22. Special thanks to our talented choir and John Yoho for his leadership! Our wonderful bell choir, Tinker and Her Bells, performed an enchanting performance of “Even and Around” and “For the Beauty of the Earth.” Special thanks to Curtis Matson for keeping things in order!

Happy Mother’s Day – Welcome to today’s Sunday service at Ruskin United Methodist (05-14-2023) – Today’s scripture is from 1 Samuel 1: 1-8 and the sermon is “Hannah – A Mother’s Story”.  Thank you to Tom for the message.  Thank you to the men of our choir for their song. God Bless you all and our mom’s today!

Welcome to Sunday service here at Ruskin United Methodist (May7, 2023) – Today we celebrate our graduates, Katie Matson-graduated HCC and Lennard High School, Ashley Mohammed-graduated USF with her degree in Education and Tyler Mohammed-graduating from Lennard High School. Today’s sermon presented by Pastor Tom is, “Is Your Tower Leaning?” and the scripture is from Matthew 7: 24-27. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho. Thank you to Rev. Hal for assisting with Communion today! God bless you all this coming week.

Good Morning! Today we welcomed 4 new members, Ted & Mary Jane Kulinna, Sharon Armour and Janet Murnaghan. Pastor Tom’s sermon was about “Walking The Red Sea Road” and today’s scripture was Exodus 14:10-14, 21-29. Thank you to our talented choir and equally to John Yoho for his leadership!

Good Morning! Welcome to today’s Sunday service- today Pastor Tom talked about “Increasing Your Crop Yield.” Special thanks to Maggie McKenzie and Bill Greer for their wonderful song called “The Fruit of the Spirit”. Thank you to our talented choir and equally to John Yoho for his leadership!

Welcome to 04-16-2023 Sunday Service at Ruskin United Methodist! Today Pastor Tom talked about the different types of faith; Wayside, Rocky, Thorny, and Enduring. Along with the scripture of Mathew 13:1-9, 18-23. Special thanks to Bill Greer for his special song today! Have a blessed week and we look forward to seeing you next Sunday!

HE is Risen! – Welcome to this glorious Easter Sunday (04-09-2023) at Ruskin United Methodist Church. Thank you Tom for your Easter reading. Thank you to our wonderful Cantata Choir (Directed by John Yoho, Narrated by Matthew Ruch, our soloist Michael Brandt, and Brian Anderson and our choir, Betty Burnham, Bea Green, Maggie McKenzie, Carolyn Richter, Bonita Johnson, Carole Zoellner, Kathy Brandt, Joyce Grubbs, Arolyn Mohammed, Patricia Woolfrey, Tom Bohl, Dave Cook, Jim Dazet, Bill Greer, Art Heyer, and Dennis Merritt, for this morning’s blessing of “Once Upon A Morning” cantata Dedicated to George & Barbara Scherer. Happy Easter to all.

Maundy Thursday Service (04-06-2023) – Tenebrae/Communion Service – Today’s scripture is the story of the last supper from Matthew 26: 17-35. Thank you to Katie Matson and Stacy Alexander for narrating this evening. Thank you to our disciples, John Yoho, James Shackleford, Joe Green, Curtis Matson, Dr. Jack Summers, Brian Anderson, Bill Greer, Pat Strickland, John Boos, Bill Cusic, Dave Cook, Dick Foth and Keith Martin.  Thank you Pastor Tom and Pastor Hal for serving Communion.  Have a prayerful and reflective Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday.

Welcome to Palm Sunday (04-02-2023) at Ruskin United Methodist Church – Today’s scripture is from Matthew 21: 1-11 and today’s sermon is “Triumph in Jesus”. Thank you to our renewed Bell Choir (Tinker and her bells) with Maggie McKenzies’ leadership. Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for today’s music. Hosana, Hosana in the Highest! Have a blessed Holy Week.

Welcome to Sunday morning with Ruskin United Methodist (March 26, 2023) – Today’s scripture is from John 11: 1-16 and the sermon is “Do You Believe In Jesus?”. Thank you to our choir for today’s moving anthem, to Bill Greer and to John Yoho for his leadership.  Have a blessed week and Join Us next week for Palm Sunday and a special presentation from our Bell Choir.

Welcome to this (almost) first day of Spring at Ruskin United Methodist (March 19, 2023) – Today’s scripture is from John 15: 1-20 and the sermon is, ” Are you Jesus’ Friend?” We pray that all will become close friends with Jesus. Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for today’s music. Thank you to Tom Emigh and Hal Jeffery for the Communion service this glorious morning. Welcome to our new members: Bill & Kathy Cusic, Diane Schmidt & Gregg Letizia, Jim Peterson and James Shackelford. Our bulletin today was sponsored in Loving Memory of Carl Gefvert Love, Elaine Gefvert and today’s flowers are to the Glory of God and In Loving Memory of Aaron Long, Husband & Father, Love Betty Long. Have a blessed week…see you next Sunday.

Welcome to Sunday service at Ruskin United Methodist Church (03-12-2023) – Today’s scripture is from Matthew 28: 16-20 and Ephesians 4:1-5 and 31-32. The sermon today: “St Patrick – More Than Green Beer”. Thank you to 4 For Him + Maggie McKenzie, the Choir, Bill Greer and John for his leadership. Today’s flowers are to the Glory of God and in celebration of Jeanne Free’s upcoming birthday! May you all have a blessed week and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Blessings the Sunday morning -March 5, 2023 – Scripture Lesson today is from Esther 4: 8-16 and today’s sermon is “Esther ~ Beauty and the Beast”.  Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho.  And Tom for our message today.  God Bless you all this week ahead.

Blessings the Sunday morning – Feb. 26, 2023 – Scripture Lesson today is from Luke 19: 1-10 and Today’s sermon is “Zacchaeus – A Giant of FAITH”. Thank you Carolyn Richter for filling today for Bill Greer who is in the hospital. Thank you John Yoho for your beautiful cello solo and your leadership. Welcome to our new members, Glenn & Debra Clavio and Amanda Emigh. God Bless you all this week.

Ash Wednesday Service (02-22-2023) – Scripture Lesson is from Genesis 3:17-19 and 1 Corinthians 15: 20-22, 43-50.  Thank you Pastor Tom and Rev. Hal Jeffery for leading this evenings service. Thank you Karen Clark on piano and John Yoho on cello. Have a blessed Lenten season.

 

Welcome to Sunday Service for February 19, 2023 – Today there was some technical issues and has caused there to be two parts.

Today’s sermon is “Testing 1-2-3…” and the scripture is from Matthew 4: 1-11. Thank you to our choir, Bill and John for his leadership. Our sympathy goes out to Nina Voehl in the loss of her husband, with love and support from your church family. Have a blessed week and share God’s love with someone.
 
 
 

Welcome to Sunday Service at Ruskin United Methodist Church (February 12th) – Today’s sermon is “Defeating Our Giants” and the scripture is from 1 Samuel 17: 1-11, 16, 32-51. Thank you Tom for today’s sermon and leadership.  Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for today’s music. The flowers today are for the Glory of God and in memory of “Greg Allen” from Frannie Godair and Picnic In The Park Crew and “Florence Anderson” love Constance Hill. Have a blessed “Super Bowl” Sunday, Happy Valentine’s  and an amazing week! Be a light in someone’s life this week.

Welcome to Sunday Service at Ruskin United Methodist Church (February 5th) – Today’s sermon is “His Will For Our Lives” and the scripture is from Genesis 1: 1-3. Thank you Rev. Hal Jeffery for today’s sermon and leadership.  Thank you to our Choir, Arolyn Mohammed, Bill Greer and John Yoho for today’s music. The flowers today are for the Glory of God and in memory “Mary Lee Goggins” love your sister Betty & nieces. Have a blessed Sunday and week! Be a light in someone’s life this week.

Welcome to Sunday Service at Ruskin United Methodist Church (January 29th) – Today’s sermon is “Jesus and the Woman at the Well” and the scripture is from John 4: 1-38. Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for today’s music. The flowers today are for the Glory of God and “Evelyn Glass Love Elaine” and “Dorthy Sessions,Thanks Mary”. Have a blessed Sunday and week!

Welcome to January 22rd – RUMC Sunday Service. The story of Jonah. Today’s sermon is “Why Me? – Why Nineveh?” and the scripture is from, Jonah 1: 1-17. Thank you Michael Brandt for today’s special music. Thank you to the choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for the uplifting music today. Thank you to our District Superintendent, Emily Hotho for joining us today. Don’t forget to consider joining the Bell Choir – 6:30pm Wednesday evening in Room 7 (Choir Room) west side of church.

Welcome to RUMC Sunday Service, January 15, 2023 – Today’s sermon, “Daniel’s Threshold Moment” and the scripture is from Daniel 1: 1-10, 17-21. Thank you to Sun City Center United Methodist Church for the beautiful gift of our new piano.  Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for his leadership.  Today’s altar flowers are in honor of Ellie Chavez’s 1st Birthday.  Congratulations and Happy 72nd Anniversary to Matt & Che Gray.  We pray that everyone has a blessed week.

Welcome to RUMC Sunday Service ~ Epiphany Sunday. Today’s sermon, ” What Made the Wise Men Wise” and the scripture is from Matthew 2: 1-12.  The altar flowers are in loving memory of Wayne Harris, with Love Anne.  Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for his leadership.  We pray that everyone has a blessed week ahead.

Happy New Year – welcome to RUMC Sunday Service. Today’s sermon “Christmas – Now What” and the scripture is from Luke 2: 21-40. Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho. May you all have a truly blessed year.

Merry Christmas Morning and Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist service.  Today’s scripture, Matthew 1:18-21 and 2:1-11, today’s sermon “Santa’s Wish”.  Thank you Bill Greer for the original music, “I’m Gonna E-Mail Santa”.  Happy Birthday to Jesus born to us this day.  And happy 95th Birthday to Tom and 91st Birthday to Marty.

Merry Christmas Eve from Ruskin United Methodist Church – May you know the blessing received by all this glorious eve.  Thank you to 4 For Him (Dave Cook, Mike Brandt, Brian Anderson and John Yoho), The Christmas Quartet (Maggie McKenzie, Emily Anderson, Dave Cook and Mike Brandt, Our Choir and Bill Greer and John Yoho’s leadership for all the beautiful music. Thank you to Pastor Tom for leading and Rev Hal Jeffery for assisting in this candlelight service.

Tonight – the longest night of the year, We celebrate our first “Blue Christmas Service” This is in remembrance of all those who a not able to be with us. We are never alone, God is always with us.

Welcome to this 4th Sunday of Advent “Love” – Today’s Advent reading was presented by Pat and Robin Strickland, thank you. THANK YOU to our choir for today’s celebration Cantata “A Promise Kept” – Great job, such a blessing. (Choir: Paige Alter, soloist, Gayle Duke, Sue Corbett, Joyce Grubbs, Arolyn Mohammed, Betty Moore, Barbara Scherer, Susan Stoneburner, Betty Burnham, Bea Green, Janie Hostetler, Carolyn Richter, Bonita Sanders, Carole Zoellner, Tom Bohl, Mike Brandt, Constance Hill, Maggie McKenzie, Matt Ruch, Brian Anderson, Dave Cook, Art Heyer, Dennis Merritt, George Scherer, Bill Greer and Director, John Yoho.  Our special renewal of vows for Stacey Alexander and Richard Foth in celebration of their 30th Anniversary.  May God Bless you all during this season and beyond.

 

Welcome to this 3rd Sunday of Advent “Joy” – today’s sermon is “Joy Doesn’t Come from Stuff Mart” and the scripture is Luke 2: 1-20. Thank you to the Matson Family, Curtis, Katie, and Ethan for lighting today’s candle. Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho. Welcome to our New members: Jim Dazet, Kay Emigh, Constance Hill, Della Klein, Connee Malin, Keith Martin, Kathy Mitchell, Jeanine Olis. We pray our church brings you Joy, not only during Christmas.

Welcome to the second Sunday of Advent December 4, 2022. Today’s sermon is “Find Your Inner Grinch ‘Peace'” and the scripture is from Isaiah 9: 1-7. Thank you to Stacey Alexander and Dick Foth for the Advent reading and candle lighting. Thank you to John Yoho on cello and Bill Greer on keyboard for the lovely music. And to the choir for the Christmas spirit you impart. May everyone feeling the ‘Peace’ of this season and experience all year long.

Welcome to Sunday service at Ruskin United Methodist (11-27-2022) – Due to a computer glitch today’s service is in two parts. Today is the 1st Day of Advent “HOPE”. Thank you to Bill and Kathy Cusic for the reading and lighting of the First Advent Candle. Today’s sermon is “People of Chistmas~Zac and Lizzy” and the scripture is from Luke 1: 46-55. Thank you Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for today’s music. Blessings to all on this, beginning of Advent

Welcome To Ruskin United Methodist Sunday ‘Thanksgiving’ Service. (Nov. 20, 2022)

Today’s Sermon is “Thankful For More Than Turkey” and the scripture is from Matthew 5:1-12, The Beatitudes. Thank you to our choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho. Special thanks to 4 for Him. Happy Thanksgiving to All!
 
 

Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist Sunday Service this 13th day of November. Today’s sermon is “The Emmaus Revelation” with the scripture from Luke 24:13-19 and 25-36. Today’s Communion Service was beautifully enlightening and healing. Thank you Hal for the assistance with Communion. Thank you to our Choir, Bill and John Yoho for his leadership.

Thank you to ALL our Veterans and their supporting families and friends. Welcome to this mornings Service (Nov. 6, 2022). Today’s Sermon is “Soldiers” and the scripture is from 2 Timothy 2: 1-4. Thank you to our Choir for their Armed Forces Salute and Bill Greer and John Yoho. Have a Blessed Week!

Welcome to Sunday Service October 30th. Today’s sermon is “Armor of God: Sword of the Spirit” and the scripture is Ephesians 6: 10-18. Thank you to our Choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho for your music and leadership. Thank you to our VOLUNTEERS for yesterday’s event support and Emily for your leadership.

Welcome to Sunday service this beautiful 23rd day of October.  Today’s Sermon is “Armor of God: Shield of Faith” and the scripture is from Ephesians 6:10-18. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership. Thank you to Curtis Matson for our Children’s Message and Tom Emigh for delivering God’s message. Happy 80th Birthday to George Scherer.  

Welcome to Sunday service this beautiful 16th day of October.  Today’s Sermon is “Armor of God: Shoes of Gospel of Peace” and the scripture is from Ephesians 6:10-18. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership and our special drummers Kay Emigh and Kathy Mitchell. Thank you to Tom Emigh for delivering God’s message. Happy 80th Birthday to George Scherer.  WELCOME to our new members, Stacey Alexander, Dick Foth, Patricia Woolfrey and David Scherer!!!

Welcome to Sunday service this beautiful October 9th day. Please PARDON OUR POWER outage…we are missing the first portion of our service. Today’s Sermon is “Armor of God: The Belt of Truth” and the scripture is from Ephesians 6:10-18. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership. Thank you to Tom Emigh for delivering God’s message. Our condolences to the Selavka family upon Janet’s passing – they are in your prayers.

Welcome to Sunday service this beautiful October 2nd day. Today’s Sermon is “Armor of God: Why We Need It & Breast Plate of Righteousness” and the scripture is from Ephesians 6:10-18. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership. Thank you to Tom Emigh for delivering God’s message. Keep Sue Stoneburner in your prayers, for she is in the hospital.

Welcome to Sunday service this beautiful September (25th) day. Today’s Sermon is “Armor of God: Helmet of Salvation” and the scripture is from Ephesians 6:10-18 and Thessalonians 5:8. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership. Thank you to Tom Emigh for delivering God’s message. Happy 91st birthday to Che Gray!

Welcome to Sunday service this beautiful September (18th) day. Today’s Sermon is “Armor of God: Call To Battle” and the scripture is from Ephesians 6:10-18 and 1Peter 5:8-9. Thank you to Bill Greer, our Choir and John Yoho for his leadership. Thank you to Tom Emigh for delivering God’s message. Happy 59th Anniversary to Jack and Pat Summers.

Welcome to our Sunday Morning Service – September 11th, 2022. Unfortunately, there was a power outage so only the sermon to the end of the service was recorded. Today’s sermon “Where Have All The Heroes Gone” and the scripture is from Lamentations 3:20-23 and 1 John 4:7-10. Please keep Vonda Moss in your prayers. Thank you to the Chancel Choir for today’s music.

Welcome to our Sunday Morning Service – September 4th, 2022. Today’s sermon “Jesus As Host” and the scripture is from John 13:1-8 and Luke 22:14-20. Thank you to the Garbelman family for the beautiful flowers in the sanctuary. Also thank you to the Chancel Choir for today’s music.

Welcome to our Sunday Morning Service – August 28th, 2022. Today’s sermon “On Purpose” and the scripture is from Matthew 25:31-46. Thank you to Pat Strickland for replacing a palm tree in front of the church! Also thank you to Barb Scherer for today’s special music.

Welcome to our Sunday Morning Service – August 21, 2022. Today’s sermon “On Purpose” and the scripture is from Ephesians 2: 1-10. Congratulations to the Chavez family on the baptism of their infant daughter. Thank you to Brian Anderson, Michael Brandt and Dave Cook for today’s special music. Happy Birthday to Pastor Tom Emigh.

SUNDAY SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE TODAY!

So Sorry for the TECHNICAL PROBLEM we experienced today.

 

Welcome to worship this morning with Pastor Tom. Today’s sermon is “Offer Them H.O.P.E. ‘On Purpose – Hospitality’ and the scripture is from Romans 12: 9-13.  Thank you Michael Brandt.  Happy 58th Anniversary to Buck & Mary Hunter.

Welcome to worship this morning with Pastor Tom. Today’s sermon is “Offer Them H.O.P.E. ‘On Purpose – Walk Humbly’ and the scripture is from Micah 6: 8. Thank you Maggie McKenzie and Bill Greer this morning.  Happy 59th Anniversary to Ed and Joan Sheffield and 61st Anniversary for Bob and Betty Kettler.

Welcome to worship this morning with Pastor Tom. Today’s sermon is “Offer Them H.O.P.E. ‘Yes, No or Not Yet’ and the scripture is from Proverbs 2: 1-5. Thank you Bill Greer for “How Great Thou Art” this morning.  Happy Birthday to Bill Wieland.

Welcome to worship this morning with Pastor Tom. Today’s sermon is “Offer Them H.O.P.E. ‘Prayer’ and the scripture is from Matthew 6:5-15 and Romans 8:26-28. Thank you Bill Greer and John Yoho for “Amazing Grace” this morning.   **PLEASE NOTE, there was a TEMPORARY sound issue in the middle of the sermon, only a couple moments to rectify the issue.** Thank you for your understanding.     Happy Birthday to Shirley Knisley.

Welcome to Sunday worship service with Pastor Tom.  Today’s sermon is “Offer Them H.O.P.E. ‘Purpose’ ” and scripture is from Luke 9: 23-26 and Acts 2:42.  Thank you to Bill Greer for the blessed music today and John for your musical leadership and a special thanks to 4 For HIM..

Welcome to our NEW Pastor Tom Emigh and his wife, Kay and his sister-in-law, Kathy Mitchell. Today’s sermon is “Free Indeed” and the scripture is from Galatians 5: 13-14 and John 8:36. Official Welcome to Bill Greer as our new accompanist. Thank you to our Choir and John Yoho. Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July.

Welcome to Sunday morning service at Ruskin United Methodist Church. Today’s sermon is “How Fast Things Change” and scriptures are Deuteronomy 31:6, Joshua 1:9 and Hebrews 13:8. Thank you to Bill Greer (accompanist), our Choir and John Yoho and Hal Jeffery our preacher today. And, Happy 66th Anniversary to Tom and Elaine Elsberry.

Happy Father’s Day today and welcome to Sunday Service at Ruskin United Methodist Church. Today’s sermon is “Prop Me Up on the Leaning Side” and today’s scriptures are from Psalm 37:24 and Romans 8: 26-28. Thank you Curtis Matson for a wonderful message. Thank you to our Choir, Maria Laude and John Yoho for the music.

Welcome to Richard’s last Sunday Service – he’s retiring to the mountains. We wish he and Debby all the best and many blessings. Today’s sermon “Compassionate Hearts” and today’s scripture is from 1 John 4: 7-9; 19 and Matthew 25: 40. Thank you to our choir, Bill Greer and John Yoho and Bea Green & Curtis Matson – especially Richard for his years of service to God and RUMC.

Welcome to Penticost Sunday – Today’s sermon is “My Fridge Is Your Fridge” and the scripture is from Acts 2: 44-47 and Acts 4: 32.  Thank you to Bill Greer our accompanist, our choir and John Yoho.

A Blessed Memorial Sunday to All! – Today’s sermon is “An Age Without Landmarks” and the scripture is from Proverbs 22: 22-28.  Thank you to Maria Laude, our Choir, 4 For Him (Brian Anderson, Mike Brandt, Dave Cook & John Yoho) and to John Y. and Richard for “Taps”.  Remember those who sacrificed all for us. 

Graduate Sunday – Celebrating our Class of 2022, Welcome to Sunday Services. Today’s sermon is “Fulfilling Destiny” and the scripture is from Jeremiah 1: 4-10.  Thank you to our choir, Maria Laude and John Yoho.  Congratulations to Paige Alter and Joshua Brandt on graduating and moving on to the next phase of their lives and Fulfilling their Destiny.

Blessings this Sunday morning – Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist Church service. Today’s sermon is “The Good Samaritan” and scripture is from Luke 10: 25-37. Thank you to our Choir, soloist-Maggie McKenzie, Maria Laude and John Yoho. May God richly bless you to bless others this week ahead.

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! – Welcome to this glorious Sunday at Ruskin United Methodist Church.  We had a technical glitch that caused a problem with the recording being incomplete – so I’m very sorry.  Today’s scripture lesson is from Luke 18: 18-26 and the sermon is “Unmerited Love”.  Thank you choir, Maria and John.

 

Welcome to the first day of May at Ruskin United Methodist Church. Today’s scripture is Luke 18: 9-14 and the sermon is “The Pharisee and The Tax Collector”. Thank you to Maria Laude and our choir.

Welcome to this beautiful Sunday morning. Today’s sermon “The Judge & The Widow” and the scripture is from Luke 18: 1-8. Thank you to our Choir, Maria Laude and John Yoho.

He is RISEN on this glorious Easter Sunday morning at Ruskin United Methodist. Thank you to our choir for this wonderful Easter Cantata- thank you Valerie and John.

“Hosanna on this beautiful Palm Sunday morning at Ruskin United Methodist. Today’s sermon is “THE LAMB Amongst the Lambs” and the scripture is from John 12: 12-16. Thank you to our choir, John, and Valerie. Have a blessed holy week. Join us for Maundy Thursday communion service at 6:30pm.

Welcome to Sunday, today’s sermon “Non Nobis Solum” (Not for ourselves alone), and today’s scripture, Luke 17:7-10. Thank you choir, Valerie, and John.

Welcome to this beautiful Sunday in Lent. Today’s scripture is from Luke 15:11-32, and the sermon today is “The Prodigal Son”. Thank you to our choir, Valerie, and John. Thank you to Larry A. for all his assistance with sanctuary screens and video.

Welcome to this  Sunday . Today’s sermon is “The Great Banquet” and the scripture Luke 14:13-24. Thank you to the Choir, Valerie, and John for today’s music. A blessed and glorious day!


Welcome this brisk Sunday morning at Ruskin United Methodist Church. Today’s sermon is “Pilate, the Tower and the Fig Tree” and the scripture is from Luke 13: 1-9. Thank you to our choir and John and special thanks to 4-4-Him (
Michael Brandt, Dave Cook, John Yoho, and Brian Anderson). A blessed and glorious day!

Welcome to this First Sunday of Lent. Today’s sermon is “The Important “S” for Your Life” and the scripture Genesis 3: 1-4 and Luke 11: 9-13. Thank you to Mike Michael Brandt and Sue Stoneburner and the Choir for today’s music.

Welcome to this beautiful Sunday. Today’s sermon “The Importance of Truth”. Today’s scripture is from Ephesians 4:21-27. Thank you to our choir, Valerie, and John.

Welcome to this glorious Sunday. Today’s sermon “Overcoming My Defects” and the scripture is from Ephesians 4:21-27. Thank you to our choir, Valerie and John.

Welcome to this beautiful Sunday service. Today’s sermon is “A Zero-Defect Mentality” and the scripture is from Romans 7:15-20. Thank you to our choir, Valerie and John for today’s music.

Welcome to Sunday morning at Ruskin UMC – today’s sermon “Tests of Faithfulness” and scripture 1 Peter 4: 7-11. Thank you to our choir, Valerie, and John.

Welcome to this chilly Sunday morning. Today’s sermon: “Being Faithful in a Faithless World” and the scripture is from Luke 18: 1-8. Thank you to John and Valerie for the beautiful prelude and thank you to the choir for today’s music.

Welcome to the crisp and wintery Sunday morning. Today’s sermon “Fell Like Giving Up? and the scripture is Hebrews 12: 1-4. Beautiful solo by Sue Stoneburner, thank you. Thank you to our choir, Valerie and John. HAPPY 70th ANNIVERSARY to Matt & Che Gray.

Welcome to this Blessed Sunday Morning – Today’s sermon is “The Invisible War” and the scriptures are from Hebrews 11: 30-34 and 39-40. Welcome back Richard. Thank you to our choir, Valerie and John. Happy Birthday Vivian Hodgkin.

Welcome to Sunday – Today’s Sermon is “Run Like Heck But Be Still” and Scripture is from Psalm 46:1-11, Timothy 4:7-9, Hebrews 12:1. Thank you Curtis Matson, our choir, Valerie and John. Happy 59th Anniversary to Jeanne & Harvey Free.

Welcome to Sunday Service – January 2nd. Thank you to Hal for today’s sermon, the Choir and Valerie for the beautiful music. Happy 17th Birthday to Katie Matson!

Welcome to the First Day of Christmas…Today’s Scripture is Matthew 2: 1-2 and 9-12 and today’s sermon is “Wise Men Indeed”. thank you to our Choir, Valerie Southwell and John Yoho.

Merry Christmas Eve – Our Christmas story is in the scriptures for all – Matthew 1: 18-23; Luke 2: 8-14, Luke 2: 15-20, and Matthew 2: 1-6…Thank you to our John Yoho and Valerie Southwell for the beautiful prelude. Also our soloist, Michael Brandt, Paige Alter and Brian Anderson.

Welcome to our Christmas Cantata – Thank you to our Choir: BASS: Brian Anderson, Dave Cook, Art Heyer, George Scherer TENORS: Becky Alford, Tom Bohl, Mike Brandt, Judy Diefendorf, ALTOS: Betty Burnham, Bea Green, Maggie McKenzie, Carolyn Richter, Bonita Sanders, Carol Zoellner, SOPRANOS: Joyce Grubbs, Arolyn Mohammed (Soloist), Barbara Scherer, Susan Stoneburner, Kathy Sullivan, Patricia Woolfrey, Narrator – Joe Green, Music Director – John Yoho. Accompanist – Valerie Southwell. God Bless you all on this last day of Advent.

Welcome to the third Sunday of Advent. Today’s sermon is “A Great Light Shines in Darkness” – today’s scripture is from Matthew 4:16-17. Thank you to our choir, Valerie and John. Have a blessed day!

Welcome to the Second Sunday of Advent. Today’s sermon – “God’s Goodness to You” and the scripture is Psalm 23. Thank you to 4 for Him (L-R Mike B, Dave C., Brian A, and John Y.), the Choir, Valerie S.  and John Y.  today for the beautiful music.

 

Welcome to the first Sunday of Advent. Today’s sermon “Being Ungrateful, Part II” and the scripture is from Psalm 27: 13-14 and Romans 8: 28. Thank you to all who helped decorate the sanctuary for the holiday season. Thank you to our Choir, Valerie and John. Have a blessed Sunday.

Welcome and Happy Thanksgiving – today’s sermon “What Happens When I Am Ungrateful?” and scriptures is from Romans 1:18-23. Thank you for our Choir, Valerie and John. Have a blessed week and holiday.

Welcome to this crisp, gorgeous, fall Sunday morning – Today’s sermon “Don’t Be Racist” and the scriptures is from Acts 10: 9-16, 34-35. Thank you to our choir, Valerie and John for the beautiful music. Have a blessed week and know that we are the same race, Human Race.

Welcome to this beautiful brisk Sunday morning – Sorry for the technical issues with the first part of today’s service not being recorded. Today’s sermon, “Don’t Judge a Book by It’s Cover” and the scripture is James 2: 1-9. Thank you to ALL our Veteran’s who served our Nation. Thank you to our Choir, Valerie and John. Have a blessed Sunday.

 

 

Welcome to this glorious Sunday Service – Oct. 31, 2021. Today’s sermon “Not Loving My Neighbor” and scripture is from I Corinthians 4: 6b-7 and I John 2: 11. Thank to our choir and our special music presented by Michael Brandt, Tom Brandt, Dave Cook and John Yoho. Thank you Valerie Southwell for your beautiful music.

Welcome to Sunday Service – October 24, 2021 – Today’s sermon “God’s Grace: An Answer To Race” and the scripture is from Titus 2: 11-14. Thank you to Kate Kathryn Baldwin for leading today, the Choir and Valerie Priest Southwell. Have a blessed day!

 

Welcome to this beautiful Sunday – October 17, 2021. Today’s sermon is “The God of My Valleys” and the scripture is James 1: 17-18. Thank you to the choir for today’s music and Valerie and John for the amazing prelude. Happy Birthday to George Scherer, Valerie Priest Southwell and Art Nussel (Richard’s father).

Welcome to this morning’s service (Oct. 10, 2021). Today’s sermon is “The Valleys of Conflict & Weeping” with the scripture being from I Samuel 17: 2-4, 10-11 and Psalm 84: 5-7. Thank you to our choir, John and Valerie for today’s beautiful music. Also, this is Pastor appreciation month – so say thank you to a pastor you know. Ruskin UMC would like to express our appreciation to all our pastors – Rev. Richard Nussel (Senior Pastor) , Rev. Hal Jeffery (Congregational Care Pastor) and John Yoho (Music Ministry)

 

Good Morning. Sunday, October 3, 2021. The Sermon today is  “Valley of Eshkol”, The Scripture is from  Numbers 13:1-3, 23-24. The choir beautifully  sang “This Do In Remembrance of Me”. Thank you to John and Valerie for your inspirational music.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 19, 2021

Welcome to Sunday Service – Today’s sermon “God of the Valleys” and scripture is Psalm 23: 1-4. Thank you to our choir for today’s music. Have a blessed day!

September 12, 2021

Welcome to today’s Worship and Remembrance service. Scripture today is from Ecclesiastes 3: 11 and the sermon is “Continuing to Believe”. “Never Forget What Happened 20 years ago” Congratulations to Jack and Pat Summers on their 57th Wedding Anniversary.

September 5, 2021

The sermon today is “Following Directions”.  The Scripture is from Deuteronomy 5:28-33.  Welcome back Choir. They sang “Seek Ye First”.  Today we celebrate all the American workers. Thank you for all that you do for us.

 

August 29,2021

Sunday, August 30, 2021.

The sermon was “”Christ Meeting My Needs”.  Today’s scriptures were:

II Corinthians 9:6-13 and Philippians 4:19.   4 For Him sang “Stand By Me”

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Ruskin United Methodist Church, August 22, 2021. The music provided today was beautiful. Natalie played the violin, John on Cello and Valerie on the organ. Today’s sermon is “Persistence & Perseverance Brings Victory” The Scripture is from Hebrews 12:1-3

August 15, 2021. A beautiful day today. Hal preached “Are you Laying Building Blocks for Christ”. The scripture today was Luke 14:1. Kathy, Michael and Maggie sang a beautiful rendition of “Shepherd Me Of God”, with a special thanks to John on the Cello and Valerie S.

 

 

August 8,2021. Curtis gave an awesome sermon on “Are you Molding?” The scripture today are Psalms 17:15 . Jeremiah 18: 3,4 and I John 3:2. Brian sang “Be Thou My Vision”.

Welcome to a beautiful Communion Sunday morning. August 1, 2021 – today’s sermon ” Risking For God” and the scripture is from Luke 19:20-26. Thank you to Maggie Diefendorf McKenzie for her solo and John for the cello and Valerie Priest Southwell on piano.

 

July 25, 2021. Welcome to Sunday service. The sermon today was “Being Used By God” and the scripture was from Joshua 1:1-9. Thank you John and Valerie for the beautiful music today.

 

 

Welcome to Sunday Service – July 18, 2021. Today’s sermon “Expecting God’s Best” and the scriptures are Matthew 9:29 and Hebrews 11:1 – Special thanks to Brad Turner for the beautiful music. Thank you Valerie S and John Y.

 

Welcome to Sunday Service at Ruskin United Methodist Church – July 11, 2021 Today’s sermon “Aligning Our Prayers with God’s Priorities, Part III” and scripture is from Matthew 6: 9-14. Thank you for our special music today from 4-4 Him and soloist Brian Anderson.

July 4, 2021

 

Sunday service was wonderful this morning. Ruskin United Methodist Church June 27, 2021.  Today’s sermon “Aligning Our Prayers with God’s Priorities”. Thank you Michael Brandt for singing “I Believe”. Thank you to  Maria Laude was our guest organist.

Sunday Service this glorious day – Ruskin United Methodist Church June 20, 2021 Happy Father’s Day. Today’s sermon “When God Refuses to Hear” and the scripture is Luke 18:9-14…thank you to our special vocalist, John Perkins (Kathy Wiles’ nephew), thank you to our choir, Valerie S. and John Y.

Welcome to Ruskin United Methodist Church SUNDAY SERVICE. Today’s sermon is “When Faith “FAILS” ” and the scripture is Hebrews 11:32-40. Thank you to our choir, Valerie S. and John Y.

Communion Sunday – Welcome to RUMC Sunday Service. Today’s sermon “Is There Room for Doubt” and the scripture is from Mark 9:14-18, 21-24. Thank you to our Choir, Valerie S, and John Y. Have a wonderfully blessed day!

God Bless you all this Memorial Day! Today’s sermon “Memorial Day” and scripture is from Philippians 1:6. Thank you to our choir, Valerie S. and John Y.

Penticost Sunday – Be Blessed this glorious day. Sermon today “Breathe on Me” and today’s scripture is from Ezekiel 37: 1-5, 10-11 and John 20: 19-23. Thank you to our choir, Valerie S. and John Y.

Good Morning All – Ruskin United Methodist Church Sunday Service. Today’s sermon “Can Faith Really Save?” and the scripture is Hebrew 10:35 – 11:6. Thank you to the choir, Valerie S. and John Y. for today’s music. Happy 97th birthday to Dell Connell.

Happy Mother’s Day to all from Ruskin United Methodist Church – Thank you to John Y on cello and Valerie S on piano for today’s prelude “Sheep May Safely Graze” – today’s sermon “A Legacy of Love” and the scripture is John 15: 9-17. Thank you to our choir.

Joyous Sunday to All – Ruskin United Methodist Church. Today’s sermon – “Golden Eggs & Golden Calf’s” and the scripture for today is Exodus 32: 1-6. Thank to our choir, Valerie and John.

Welcome to Sunday morning with Ruskin United Methodist Church – today’s sermon “The Anger of Autointoxication” – scripture is from 1 Peter 1: 3-9 – thank you to our choir, Valerie S. and John Y.

 

 

Happy Sunday to all – Today’s sermon “The Post Game Party” and today’s scripture is from Luke 24:12-35 and Matthew 28: 17-20…thank you to the choir, Valerie S. and John Y.

Happy Happy Sunday to all…Thank you to our Choir, Mike Brandt, Valerie S. and John Y. Today’s sermon “Are You Under The Circumstances? Why?” and today’s scripture, Philippians 4:11. Have a truly blessed day!

Happy and Blessed Easter from all of us at Ruskin United Methodist Church. Thank you to our Choir for today’s Cantata, Joyce Grubbs, Sue Stoneburner, Barb Scherer, Carole Zoellner, Bea Green, Betty Burnham, Maggie McKenzie, Kathy Brandt, Michael Brandt, George Scherer, David Cook, Art Heyer and Tom Bohl – Solo by Brian Anderson, Narrator – Joe Green, Accompanist – Valerie Southwell, and Director – John Yoho.

Maundy Thursday service – Meditation: “Christ’s Peal for Forgiveness” – scripture lesson Luke 23: 32-34a. Thank you Kathy Brandt for our beautiful solo (Via Dolorosa) accompanied by John Yoho on cello and Valerie Southwell on piano and to our Choir.

Welcome to Palm Sunday the Celebration start to Holy Week. Today’s sermon is “Questions for Life: The Cross Question” and today’s scripture is from John 18: 1-11. Thank you to the choir, Valerie S. and John Y. Have a blessed Sunday.

Welcome to this beautiful Sunday morning. Today’s sermon is “Questions for Life: “Quo Vadis?” and the scripture is John 13:31-38. Thank you to our Choir, Valerie S. and John Y. for the music today.

Welcome to this beautiful Sunday morning. Today’s sermon “Questions for Life: What Is Discipleship?” – scripture John 6: 60-71. Thank you to our Choir, Valerie S and John Y. – Ponder this during the week: Are you a Hearer of the Call?

Glorious Sunday – Today’s sermon “Do You Want to Be Made Well?” and today’s scripture is from John 5: 1-9. Thank you for all the special music today, choir, Mike B’s solo and 4For Him (Brian A, Mike B, Dave C and John Y) and always, Valerie S

Good morning this beautiful Sunday – Today’s sermon “Questions for Life: What is Grace?” and today’s Scripture – John 3:1-10. Thank you to our choir, Valerie S. and John Y. for the beautiful music.

The First Sunday of Lent – Today’s sermon “Questions for Life: What Are You Looking For?” – today’s scripture: John 1: 35-42. Thank you to our choir today and the special music by Maggie M., John Y. and Valerie S.

Happy Valentine’s Day on this Sunday with God. Today’s sermon: “Quest for Spiritualty: “The Key Is Next Door” – scripture is I Corinthians13: 8-13. Welcome to our New Members. Thank you to the choir, Kathy B. and Valerie S. for the glorious music.

Welcome to Sunday with us. Today’s sermon “Quest for Spirituality: Fishing for Minnows” and scripture is Matthew 6:19-21, 31-33.

Wonderful Sunday to all…Today’s sermon “Quest for Spirituality: Internal Operating System Upgrade” – scripture is II Corinthians 5:16-19. Thank you to our choir, Barbara S for today’s special music and John Y.

Happy Sunday to everyone. Today’s sermon: “Quest or Spirituality: What is the Payoff?” – scripture: Mark 4:1-11. Thank you to our choir, Valerie S, and John Y. Happy 69th Anniversary to Matt and Che Gray CONGRATULATIONS.

Spiritual Sunday Morning – Today’s sermon: “Quest for Spirituality: Why Am I Here?” – scripture is Luke 17:11-18. Thank you to the Choir and to Betty B. for providing the music today. Happy 93rd Birthday to Carl Slavaka.

Happy Sunday Morning – Today’s sermon “Quest for Spirituality: The Sixth Day” with scripture from Genesis 1:26-27, 31. Special music today by 4-For-Him. Thank you Choir, Valerie S and John Y.  Happy Birthday Angela Y.

Today is the day the Lord has made. Sermon today is “The Coach” presented by Curtis Matson. Scripture is Isaiah 40:31 and Matthew 7:7…Thank you choir, Valerie S and John Y. Happy Birthday Katie M.

Good Morning this 2nd Day of Christmas. Thank you to our choir for all the glorious celebration of music today. Betty B. for the beautiful prayer. Today’s sermon “It’s The Jesus Season” thank you Hal J for the message. Scripture for today – Psalm 139: 13-16.

Merry Christmas on this special Christmas Eve service. Thank you to: John Y and Valerie S, our choir and Brian A for the beautiful music.
 
God Bless you all and your families.

Welcome to a glorious Sunday morning – the last Sunday of Advent. Today’s sermon “When God Arrives: The Skeptic Finds Answers” – scripture Mark 1:18-21. Thank you 4forHim for the special music – “In the Bleak Mid-Winter”. God Bless!

Glorious Sunday Service! Today’s sermon “When God Arrives: The Wayward Find Mercy” and today’s scripture, John 4:7-15. Happy Birthday to John Y. and Michael P. – Happy Anniversary to Jack and Pat S. – God Bless!

Good Morning Sunday – The second Sunday of Advent “HOPE”…today’s sermon “When God Arrives: Weary Find Hope and Refuge”. Thanks to Mike and Dave for the special music today. Happy Birthday to Paige Alter and Mary Hunter.

Good Sunday Morning – Today’s sermon is “Obedience” and the scripture is Philippians 2:12. Thank you to Barbara Scherer for the beautiful music. (and Happy Birthday)

Good Sunday Morning to All. Today’s sermon – “Sign of the Barley Harvest” – scripture, Ruth 1:1-5; 19-22. Thank you John and Valerie for the beautiful rendition of “Amazing Grace”.

Welcome to Sunday service. Today’s sermon is “A Choking Chicken, A Mistake and A Novel” and the scripture is Psalm 24.  God Bless you all this glorious day.

We had some technical issues this morning so we are delayed in posting today’s sermon.  Thank you for your patience.       Our scriptures for today are Ephesians 5:15-17 and Proverbs 3:5-6 – Today’s sermon “My Life, God’s Will” and thank to our beautiful soloist, Alexa Lowrey. God Bless.

 

November 1, 2020 – Sunday Service. Today’s Sermon “My Life, My Work” and scriptures are Proverbs 16:3, 16:20, 15:22 and Colossians 3:24.  Thank you to Dave Cook for today’s solo.

October 25, 2020 – Sunday Service.  Today’s Sermon “When the Trees Held an Election” and the bib verses are from Judges 9: 8-15.

October 18, 2020 – Sunday Service. Sermon “My Life, My Money”   Today’s bible verses are from Proverbs..11:24-25; 27:23 and 30:8b-9.

October 11, 2020 – Sunday Service

October 4, 2020 – Sunday Service Today’s sermon “How to Earn Respect”

September 27, 2020 – Sunday Service Today’s sermon “My Life, My Priorities” (Happy 91st Birthday to Joe Wright)

September 20, 2020 – Sunday Service

September 13, 2020 – Sunday Service (Congratulations to Jack & Pat Summers on their 56th Wedding Anniversary)

September 6, 2020 – Sunday Service (Florida Conference) Happy Labor Day

August 30, 2020 – Sunday Service (Please forgive our static we are diligently working on resolving the issue. Thank you for your understanding.)

August 23, 2020 – Sunday Service (Please forgive our static we are diligently working on resolving the issue. Thank you for your understanding.)

 

August 16, 2020 – Sunday Service (Happy Birthday to Art Heyer, Matt Gray and Emily Anderson)

August 9, 2020 – Sunday Service (Happy 56th Anniversary to Buck and Mary Hunter)

August 2, 2020 – Sunday Service (Happy 57th Anniversary to Joan & Ed Sheffield and Happy Birthday to Thelma Brandt)

July 26, 2020

July 19, 2020

July 12, 2020

July 5, 2020

June 28, 2010 Sunday Service

June 21, 2020 Happy Father’s Day – Sunday Service

June 14, 2020 Special Sunday Service from the Florida Conference

 

June 7, 2020 Sunday Service

 

May 31, 2020 Sunday Service “Pentecost Sunday”

 

May 24, 2020 Sunday Service “Memorial Day”

 

May 17, 2020 Sunday Service

May 10, 2020 Sunday Service

May 3, 2020 Sunday Service

 

 

April 26, 2020 Sunday Service

 

April 19, 2020 Sunday Service

 

 

 

April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday Celebration

April 9, 2020 Maundy Thursday Prayer & Reflections

April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday Service

March 29, 2020 

March 29, 2020 Services from Ruskin United Methodist from Cecilia Jeffery on Vimeo.

March 22, 2020 

March 22, 2020 Ruskin United Methodist Church from Cecilia Jeffery on Vimeo.