Atlanta First United Methodist Church Sermon Podcast

Atlanta First United Methodist Church

A podcast of sermons from Atlanta First United Methodist Church.

All Episodes

The sermon from the Sunday, November 28, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Jay Horton, our Director of Community Engagement and Connections, entitled “Light the World: The Meaning of Memory” in the sermon series “Light the World.” Sermon scriptures: Luke 1:67-79 (Common English Bible).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Nov 28

19 min 33 sec

The sermon from the Christ the King Sunday, November 21, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “Live Well: Stay In Love With God” in the sermon series “Live Well - Three Simple Rules.” Sermon scriptures: Colossians 2:6-7 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Nov 21

29 min 20 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, November 14, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “Live Well: Do Good” in the sermon series “Live Well - Three Simple Rules.” Sermon scriptures: Galatians 6:9-10 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Nov 14

27 min 54 sec

The sermon from the All Saints' Sunday, November 7, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “Live Well: Do No Harm” in the sermon series “Live Well.” Sermon scriptures: Galatians 5:13-15 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Nov 7

30 min 4 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, October 31, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Jay Horton, our Director of Community Engagement and Connections, entitled “Love Self” in the sermon series “Love First.” Sermon scriptures: Matthew 15:21-28 (Common English Bible).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Oct 31

20 min 21 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, October 24, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “Love Creation” in the sermon series “Love First.” Sermon scriptures: Jeremiah 29:4-7 (New Living Translation) and Romans 8:18-28 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Oct 24

27 min 21 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, October 17, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “Love the World” in the sermon series “Love First.” Sermon scripture: John 17 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Oct 17

37 min 14 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, October 10, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “Love Neighbor” in the sermon series “Love First.” Sermon scripture: Leviticus 19:11-18 and Romans 12:9-21; 13:8-10 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Oct 10

32 min 10 sec

The sermon from the World Communion Sunday, October 3, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “Love God” in the sermon series “Love First.” Sermon scripture: 1 John 4:7-19 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Oct 3

34 min 48 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, September 26, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “The Love of Courage” in the sermon series “Courage.” Sermon scripture: Luke 15:11-24 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Oct 3

45 min 39 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, September 19, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Jay Horton, our Director of Community Engagement and Connections, entitled “The Fortitude of Courage” in the sermon series “Courage.” Sermon scripture: Luke 9:1-6 (Common English Bible).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Sep 19

21 min 6 sec

The Sunday, September 12, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon “The Hope of Courage” in the sermon series “Courage,” by Jay Horton, our Director of Community Engagement and Connections. Sermon scripture: Luke 5:17-26 (Common English Bible).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Sep 12

27 min 47 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, September 5, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “The Candor of Courage” in the sermon series “Courage.” Sermon scripture: Luke 7:36-50 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Sep 5

32 min 48 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, August 29, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Jay Horton, our Director of Community Engagement and Connections, entitled “The Conviction of Courage” in the sermon series “Courage.” Sermon scripture: Luke 13:10-17 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Aug 29

19 min 52 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, August 22, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “The Clarity of Courage” in the sermon series “Courage.” Sermon scripture: Luke 4:14-21 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Aug 23

30 min 29 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, August 15, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “Courage” in the sermon series “Courage.” Sermon scripture: Deuteronomy 31:1-8 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Aug 15

31 min 29 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, August 8, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “WITH: God With US!” in the sermon series “WITH.” Sermon scripture: 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Aug 8

32 min 17 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, August 1, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “WITH: Consequences” in the sermon series “WITH.” Sermon scripture: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Aug 1

27 min 25 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, July 25, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers, entitled “WITH: Choices” in the sermon series “WITH.” Sermon scripture: 2 Samuel 11:1-15 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jul 26

27 min

The sermon from the Sunday, July 18, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers. Sermon entitled “WITH: A Plan” in the sermon series “WITH.” Sermon scripture: 2 Samuel 7:1-14a (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jul 18

35 min 25 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, July 11, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers. Sermon entitled “WITH: Worship” in the sermon series “WITH.” Sermon scripture: 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jul 11

39 min 36 sec

The sermon from the Sunday, July 4, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church by Jay Horton, our Director of Community Engagement and Connections. Sermon entitled “WITH: God and Each Other!” in the sermon series “WITH.” Sermon scripture: 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-12 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jul 4

19 min 1 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers' sermon from the Sunday, June 27, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Ready to Live!” in the sermon series “The Gospel According to Disney-Pixar's SOUL.” Sermon scripture: 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jun 27

32 min 49 sec

The Father's Day Sunday, June 20, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon “Is All This Living Really Worth Dying For?” in the sermon series “The Gospel According to Disney-Pixar's SOUL,” by Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers. Sermon scripture: 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jun 20

35 min 33 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers' sermon from Sunday, June 13, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “The Spark!” in the sermon series “The Gospel According to Disney-Pixar's SOUL.” Sermon scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:6-10,14-17 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jun 13

26 min 42 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers' sermon from Sunday, June 6, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “I'm Not Done!” in the sermon series “The Gospel According to Disney-Pixar's SOUL.” Sermon scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jun 7

28 min 50 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers' sermon from the Trinity Sunday and Peace with Justice Sunday, May 30, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Who Will Go For Us?” Sermon scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8 (New King James Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

May 30

40 min 54 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers' sermon from the Pentecost Sunday, May 23, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “No Greater Love: Pour Out On Us, Lord!” in the sermon series “No Greater Love.” Sermon scripture: Acts 2:1-21 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

May 23

34 min 52 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers' sermon from the Ascension Sunday, May 16, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “No Greater Love: Restoration Expected” in the sermon series “No Greater Love.” Sermon scripture: Acts 1:1-11 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

May 16

24 min 9 sec

Guest Pastor Rev. Dr. Rodney T. Smothers' sermon from the Mother's Day Sunday, May 9, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Chosen” in the sermon series “No Greater Love.” Sermon scripture: John 15:9-17 (The Message).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

May 9

35 min 30 sec

Guest Pastor Rev. Blair Boyd Zant's sermon from the Sunday, April 25, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “No Greater Love: No Greater Name” in the sermon series “No Greater Love.” Sermon scripture: Acts 4:5-12 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Apr 25

27 min 9 sec

Guest Pastor Rev. Elizabeth Pollard's sermon from the Sunday, April 18, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “No Greater Love: The Love that Heals” in the sermon series “No Greater Love.” Sermon scripture: Acts 3:12-19 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Apr 18

21 min 2 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Sunday, April 11, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “No Greater Love: Witness Transformation” in the sermon series “No Greater Love.” Sermon scripture: Acts 4:32-35 (Common English Bible).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Apr 11

30 min 16 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the April 4, 2021, Easter Sunday Celebration Worship Service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “No Greater Love: Don't Look Away!” in the sermon series “No Greater Love.” Sermon scripture: John 20:1-18 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Apr 5

35 min 26 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Good Friday, April 2, 2021, evening worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Lessons In the Wilderness: It Is Finished!” in the sermon series “Lessons In the Wilderness.” Sermon scripture: John 19:16b-25,28-30 (New Living Translation).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Apr 3

31 min 10 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Lessons In the Wilderness: Entries, Exits, and a Pop Quiz” in the sermon series “Lessons In the Wilderness.” Sermon scripture: Mark 11:1-11; 14:1-2,10-11 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Mar 29

30 min 27 sec

Guest Pastor Rev. Daniel Ogle's sermon from the Sunday, March 21, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Do What God Has Sent You – Yes You – To Do” in the sermon series “Lessons In the Wilderness.” Sermon scripture: John 12:1-8 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Mar 21

20 min 55 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Sunday, March 14, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Lessons In the Wilderness: Find a Way or Make One... the Right Way” in the sermon series “Lessons In the Wilderness.” Sermon scripture: Exodus 32:1-10 (New Living Translation).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Mar 14

30 min 52 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Sunday, March 7, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Lessons In the Wilderness: Sanctuary” in the sermon series “Lessons In the Wilderness.” Sermon scripture: Exodus 24:12-25:2,8 (New International Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Mar 8

39 min 19 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Sunday, February 28, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled "Lessons In the Wilderness: The Lord Will Fight For You" in the sermon series "Lessons In the Wilderness." Sermon scripture: Exodus 13:17-19; 14:1-25 (New Living Translation).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Feb 28

34 min 45 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Sunday, February 21, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled "Lessons In the Wilderness: Even Jesus Had to Go" in the sermon series "Lessons In the Wilderness." Sermon scripture: Luke 4:1-13 (New Living Translation).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Feb 21

32 min 38 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's homily from the Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon entitled "Lessons In the Wilderness: Walk With Me" in the sermon series "Lessons In the Wilderness." Scripture lesson: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 (New Living Translation).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Feb 18

14 min 48 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Transfiguration Sunday, February 14, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon entitled "Restless: A Sea Change" in the sermon series "Restless." Sermon scripture: 2 Kings 2:1-12 (New Living Translation).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Feb 15

45 min 12 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Sunday, February 7, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon entitled "Restless: Waiting for New Strength" in the sermon series "Restless." Sermon scripture: Isaiah 40:21-31 (New Living Translation).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Feb 7

39 min 47 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Sunday, January 31, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon entitled "Hope Emerging" in the sermon series "Hope Emerging." Sermon scripture: Mark 1:21-28 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jan 31

32 min 8 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the Sunday, January 24, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon entitled "Hope Emerging: An Urgent Legacy" in the sermon series "Hope Emerging." Sermon scripture: Mark 1:14-20 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jan 24

20 min 43 sec

Guest Pastor Rev. Karla Daniel's sermon from the Sunday, January 17, 2021, worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon entitled "Hope Emerging: Persisting Hope" in the sermon series "Hope Emerging." Sermon scripture: 1 Samuel 3:1-19 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jan 17

34 min 27 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smother's sermon from the January 10, 2021, Baptism of the Lord Sunday worship service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church. Sermon entitled "Hope Emerging: Hope Transforming" in the sermon series "Hope Emerging." Sermon scripture: Mark 1:1-11 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Jan 11

38 min 9 sec

Happy New Year to one and all in the Atlanta First Family, from Pastor Jasmine, the staff and your Leadership Team!Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Dec 2020

2 min 39 sec

Lead Pastor Rev. Jasmine R. Smothers' sermon from the Thursday, December 24, 2020, Christmas Eve Worship Service of Atlanta First United Methodist Church, entitled “Incarnation: There’s Something About the Name, Jesus!” in the sermon series “Incarnation: Rediscovering the Significance of Christmas.” Scripture lessons: Luke 2:1-20 (King James Version) and Isaiah 9:2-7 (New Revised Standard Version).Support the show (http://www.atlantafirstumc.org/give)

Dec 2020

34 min 50 sec