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We are an open and affirming congregation in Brecksville, Ohio. We strive to live by these words, spoken by John Wesley: “Whoever you are; in whatever faith you were born, whatever creed you profess, if you come to this house to find God, you are welcome." At Brecksville United Methodist Church, our doors are open to everyone. We are constantly growing and learning how we can be more welcoming to those in the community, both nearby and further afield. Whatever your age, race, background, vocation, orientation or belief system, we invite you to come and experience God’s grace with us.

We are an open and affirming congregation in Brecksville, Ohio. We strive to live by these words, spoken by John Wesley: “Whoever you are; in whatever faith you were born, whatever creed you profess, if you come to this house to find God, you are welcome." At Brecksville United Methodist Church, our doors are open to everyone. We are constantly growing and learning how we can be more welcoming to those in the community, both nearby and further afield. Whatever your age, race, background, vocation, orientation or belief system, we invite you to come and experience God’s grace with us.
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We are an open and affirming congregation in Brecksville, Ohio. We strive to live by these words, spoken by John Wesley: “Whoever you are; in whatever faith you were born, whatever creed you profess, if you come to this house to find God, you are welcome." At Brecksville United Methodist Church, our doors are open to everyone. We are constantly growing and learning how we can be more welcoming to those in the community, both nearby and further afield. Whatever your age, race, background, vocation, orientation or belief system, we invite you to come and experience God’s grace with us.

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English

Contact:

440-526-8938


Episodes

Welcoming The Outsider

11/10/2019
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"Around 1890, a boy was born in India..." Pastor Heidi shares the story of a Christian boy, outcast because of his faith, bloomed with the love and support of a Muslim family. Sometimes welcoming and accepting people takes courage. At other times, it takes the simple act of saying hello to someone... Scripture: Ruth 2: 4-13

Duration:00:19:17

Waking Up To Gratitude - Return On Investment

10/27/2019
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We finish up our “Wake Up to Gratitude” series with “Return on Investment.” God has invested in us I’m so many ways. How will you use your gifts to glorify God? Scripture - Matthew 25: 14-29

Duration:00:25:44

What's Your Why

10/20/2019
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"Waking Up to Gratitude" is the focus of our three week sermon series. As part of this focus, we're challenging you to keep a daily gratitude journal. What are you thankful for each day? What's important to you? What is your story? What's your why?

Duration:00:21:37

Gratitude - Scarcity Vs Abundance

10/14/2019
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The definition of gratitude is "the quality of being thankful and a readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness." Being grateful is a posture - a mindset - a way of seeing the world. In this sermon series, we hope to begin to cultivate a lens of gratitude. Do you ever find yourself comparing what you have to what someone else has? That's a scarcity mentality. A zero-sum paradigm, where there is only so much to go around. God doesn't want us to live in scarcity. God wants us to...

Duration:00:22:25

Coming And Going

10/6/2019
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Can you imagine what it would be like if your mother-in-law filled in for you while you were on vacation with your family? Pastor Heidi can! In this episode, we welcome Rev. Peg Welch as our guest preacher. Her sermon, Coming and Going focuses on The Great Commission.

Duration:00:22:00

Why Do We Serve

9/30/2019
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Our series on discipleship ends with a the question, "Why do we serve?" Appropriately, one of our lay servants, Michael Jaszczak, delivers this message. What's your "why"?

Duration:00:17:36

Why Do We Give

9/22/2019
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What does Jesus call us to do? How can we be modern disciples of Christ? These are the central questions of Rev. Heidi Welch's sermon series "Why?" This week, Pastor Heidi is talking about why we give. The short answer? Because Jesus! (But you should listen to hear the longer answer.)

Duration:00:18:50

Why Do We Learn Together

9/15/2019
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On Sunday, September 15, 2019, Rev. Heidi Welch delivered a second sermon in the series, "Why?" Why do we learn together? The scripture focus is Acts 2: 42-47. What's your "why?"

Duration:00:20:40

Why Worship?

9/8/2019
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The sermon series "Why?" takes a look at some common questions about how to be a disciple of Jesus today. Episode 1 - Pastor Heidi asks "Why worship?"

Duration:00:15:01

20190901 John 21 12 - 17 DISCIPLE PERFECTION NOT NECESSARY Do You Really Love Me (pastor Heidi)

9/5/2019
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The final sermon in the series "Disciple: Perfection NOT Necessary." In this series, we've focused on the stories of Simon Peter, one of Jesus' disciples and the Rock on which Jesus would build his church. Simon Peter is a realistic example of what is means to be a disciple of Jesus. He wasn't perfect. He doubted, argued with Jesus, and denied Jesus three times. But he was courageous, determined, and faithful. With every shortfall, he got back up and tried again. Rev. Heidi Welch delivers...

Duration:00:09:23