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Sermons by the Rev. Sadie Stone

Christmas Eve 2014 Homily - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo AltoListen to Pastor Sadie's December 24, 2014 Homily for Christmas Eve.

The readings were Isaiah 9:1-7, John 1:1-14, Luke 2:1-20 and Isaiah 52:7-10




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November 30, 2014 - First Sunday in Advent - The Gift of Hope- Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo AltoListen to Pastor Sadie's November 30, 2014 sermon for the first Sunday in Advent.




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November 23, 2014 - Gratitude - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo AltoListen to Pastor Sadie's November 23, 2014 sermon for Thanksgiving.




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October 26, 2014 - The Five Methodist Vows - #5: Witness - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo AltoListen to Pastor Sadie's October 26, 2014 sermon.

This was the fifth sermon in a series on the vows we take when we join the United Methodist Church.




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September 14, 2014 - Trusting in God. Faith that is lived - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo AltoListen to Pastor Sadie's September 14, 2014 sermon.

The reading was Hebrews 11:8-18.




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August 3, 2014 - Is That Really in the Bible? “Bored to Death” - The Rev. Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's August 3, 2014 sermon.

The reading was Acts 20:7-12.




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June 22, 2014 -Finding A Way Towards Justice - The Rev. Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's June 22, 2014 sermon.

The readings were Micah 6:6-8 and Romans 12:14-21.




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May 11, 2014 - Mother's Day 2014 - Why Do You Weep? - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's Mother's Day, May 11, 2014 sermon.

The readings were Psalm 131 and 1 Samuel 1:1-20.




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April 27, 2014 - Peace be with you - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's April 27, 2014 sermon.

The readings were Psalm 16 and John 19:19-31.




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Palm Sunday - April 13, 2014 - What About Suffering? - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014 sermon.

The readings were Matthew 21:1-11 and Matthew 27: 27-31.




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March 23, 2014 - Am I Accepted? - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's March 23, 2014 sermon, for the third Sunday in Lent.

The readings were Hebrews 4:14-16 and John 8:1-11.




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March 9, 2014 - Who is Jesus? - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's March 9, 2014 sermon, for the first Sunday in Lent.

The readings was Matthew 16:13-16.




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February 23, 2014 - Is This Justice? - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's February 23, 2014 sermon.

The readings were John 4:7-12 and Matthew 5:38-48.




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February 16, 2014 - Haaaave you met Stephen... ministries? - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's February 16, 2014 sermon about how we can care for each other through Stephen Ministries.

The readings were Ephesians 4:11-16 and Acts 6:1-7 2

Learn more about Stephen Ministries here.




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February 9, 2014 - V-Day: Until the Violence Stops - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's February 9, 2014 sermon.

The reading was 2 Samuel 13:1-22.




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November 10, 2013 - Readiness... - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's November 10, 2013 sermon.




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October 27, 2013 - Readiness: Stewardship - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastor Sadie's October 27, 2013 sermon.




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September 22, 2013 - Living On Prayer - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's September 22, 2013 sermon.

The readings were 1 Chronicles 16:8-12 and 2 Corinthians 12:1-10.




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August 25, 2013 - Do Good - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's August 25, 2013 sermon.

The readings were Micah 6:6-8 and Luke 10:25-37.







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August 11, 2013 - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's August 11, 2013 sermon.

The readings were Genesis 18:1-15 and Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16.







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April 14, 2013 - Our Neighbor is Rich and Poor - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's April 14, 2013 sermon.

The readings were Luke 19:35-40 and Mark 14:43-64..




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March 24, 2013 - Palm Sunday - Would You Repeat the Journey? - Pastor Sadie Stone (audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's March 24, 2013 Palm Sunday sermon.

The readings were Luke 19:35-40 and Mark 14:43-64..




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February 10, 2013 - High Up on the Mountain Top - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's February 10, 2013 sermon.

The reading were Exodus 34:29-35 and Luke 9:28-36. .




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January 27, 2013 Sermon - Eshet Chayil (Women of Valor) - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's January 27, 2013 sermon.

The reading were Psalm 84:1-5 and Proverbs 31-10:31.




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October 21, 2012 - Are You Ready to Get Blisters for Jesus? - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's October 21, 2012 sermon.

The reading was 1 Corinthians 12:12-20 .




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September 9, 2012 - Almost Persuaded - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's September 9, 2012 sermon.

The reading was Acts 26:27-31 & Galatians 5:22-24.




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August 19, 2012 - Not Your Usual Happy Meal - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

A Pastor Sadie Sermon at First Church Palo Alto
Listen to Pastors Sadie's August 19, 2012 sermon.

The reading was John 6:51-58.




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August 12, 2012 - Children's Message - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

Pastor Sadie Stone gave the children's message on Sunday, August 12, 2012.

She spoke to the children about Psalms and groaning.

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July 29, 2012 - Children's Message - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

Children's Time at First UMC Palo AltoPastor Sadie Stone gave the children's message on Sunday, July 29, 2012.

She spoke to the children about Jesus feeding 5000 people with just five loaves of bread and two fish.

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July 22, 2012 - Finding Kairos - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

Pastor Sadie Stone preaches at First Church Palo AltoListen to Pastors Sadie's July 22, 2012 sermon. This was her first sermon at First Church.

The reading was Mark 6:30-34, 53-56.




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July 8, 2012 - Children's Message - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)

Big Kids Children's Time at First ChurchPastor Sadie Stone gave the children's message on Sunday, July 8, 2012.

She spoke to the children about Stretcher Bearers. Many of the children who attend the 10:45 service were away, so some of the "big kids" became stretcher bearers.

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Holy Week Services
Maundy Thursday Worship – April 13, 7 PM in the Sanctuary

Good Friday Worship – April 14, 7 PM in the Sanctuary


Easter Sunday
April 16
7 AM – Sunrise service on the patio

8:00-10:30 AM – Breakfast in Fellowship Hall

8:45 AM – Upstream casual service in the Chapel

9:45 AM – Sunday School for Children in the Butterfly Room

10:45 AM – Traditional service in the Sanctuary with the "Hallelujah Chorus"

12:15 PM – Egg hunt and party for children