December 9, 2018

Scripture Reading: Malachi 3:1-4

Reader: Brooke Fischels

Gospel Reading: Luke 2:8-14

Reader: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor - Ottumwa First UMC

Message: "Refine" 

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor - Ottumwa First UMC

December 2, 2018

Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 33:14-16 & Luke 2:1-5

Reader: Tobin Garrett

Message: "Stand!" 

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor - Ottumwa First UMC

November 25, 2018 - No service due to weather.

November 18, 2018

Scripture Reading & Message: Mark 13:1-8, "Need-to Know Basis" 

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor - Ottumwa First UMC

November 11, 2018

Scripture Reading: Mark 12:38-44

Reader: Margaret Trucano

Message: "Two Roads" 

Guest Speaker: Nancy Cameron

November 4, 2018

Scripture Reading: Ruth 1:1-18

Reader: Margaret Trucano

Message: "Lines That Live" 

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor - Ottumwa First UMC

October 28, 2018

Scripture Readings: Psalm 24:1-2, Psalm 89:11, 1 Chronicles 29:14, 2 Chronicles 8:1-5, and 2 Chronicles 9:5b-8

Readers: Eldon Hunsicker and Marva Philipsen

Message: "It's All God's Stuff" 

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor - Ottumwa First UMC

October 21, 2018

Scripture - James 1:19-26

Reader: Vernon Trucano

Message 

Guest Speaker: Pastor Leila Disburg

October 14, 2018

Scripture - Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, 11

Reader: Bob Snell

Message - "10 Observations about Time"

Guest Speaker: Pastor Jim Shrimplin

September 30, 2018

Scripture - James 5:13-20 CEB

Reader: Russ Sporer

Message - "Your Brain on Prayer"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor - Ottumwa First UMC

September 23, 2018

Scripture - James 3:13-4:3, 7-8 CEB

Reader: Tobin Garrett

Message - "Two Kinds of Smart"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor - Ottumwa First UMC

September 16, 2018

Scripture - James 3:1-12 CEB

Reader: Brooke Fischels

Message - "Watch Your Words!"

Speaker: Marva Philipsen, Laity FUMC

September 9, 2018

Psalm of Praise, Words by Shannon Vesely, Music by Michael Philipsen

 - Sung by Ottumwa First United Methodist Church Chancel  Choir

Scripture - James 2:1-10, 14-17 CEB

Reader: Eldon Hunsicker

Message - "Vital Signs"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

September 2, 2018

Scripture - James 1:2-4, 17-18

Reader: Margaret Trucano

Message - "Mature, Complete, Lacking in Nothing"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

August 26, 2018

Scripture - Acts 1:6-9     Speaker: Rev. Dr. Douglas Williams

The Rev. Douglas E. Williams is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, serving as pastor and Volunteer-In-Mission promoter of the Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina, based in Buenos Aires. He was commissioned in October 2015.

2 Ottumwa First UMC

August 19, 2018 at Jimmy Jones Shelter

Scripture - John 6: 1-14

Reader: Bill Ardueser

Message - "Interview with Sheri Locke-Smith"

Speakers: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC and Sheri Locke-Smith from Blessings Soup Kitchen

August 12, 2018

Scripture - Ephesians 4:25-5:2

Reader: Maggie Morrissey

Message - "The Bread of Life is Not Fast Food"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

August 5, 2018

Scripture - John 6:24-35

Reader: Vernon Trucano

Message - "The Bread of Life is Not Fast Food"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

July 29, 2018

Scripture - Mark 2:13-17; 21-22

Reader: Brooke Fischels

Message - "Maintaining hope in Uncharted Territory"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

July 8, 2018

Scripture - Matthew 22:1-10

Reader: Michael Philipsen

Message - "Take Away"

Guest Speaker: Diane Jorgensen

July 1, 2018

Scripture - Deuteronomy 10:17-21

Reader: Michael Philipsen

Message - "Flags: New or Old?"

Guest Speaker: Leila Disburg, Pastor - Willard Street UMC

Postlude - "Stars and Stripes Forever"

Musicians: Michael Philipsen and Tom Shadonix (one piano, four hands), Melinda (Philipsen) Kotagiri (piccolo)

June 17, 2018

Scripture - 1 Samuel 15:34 - 16:13

Reader: Margaret Trucano

Message - "How Will We Be Measured?"

Guest Speaker: Leila Disburg, Pastor - Willard Street UMC

June 10, 2018

Scripture - John 14:23-29

Reader: Bob Snell

Message - "The Missing Piece" Part 1

Guest Speaker: Nancy Cameron

Message - "The Missing Piece" Part 2

Guest Speaker: Nancy Cameron

June 3, 2018

Scripture - Mark 2:23-3:6

Reader: Tobin Garrett

Message - "The Big Sort Reveals a Big Sin"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

May 27, 2018

Scripture - John 3:1-17

Reader: Brooke Fishels

Message - "Uh-Oh!"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

May 20, 2018

Message - "What Do You Do When...?"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

May 13, 2018

Message - "Lifting Up the Next Leaders"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

May 6, 2018

Message - "Astounded"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

April 29, 2018

Message - "The New Optimists"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC

April 22, 2018

Message - "Augmented Reality"

Speaker: Jon A. Disburg, Pastor FUMC