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Our Story

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Sermon: Building Community // Week 5

September 26th, 2021

17:02

In the final Sunday of our "Building Community" series during which we've been looking through the book of James, Rev. Matt Stone is talking about what it looks like to reorient the church to its true dependence.

Sermon: Building Community // Week 4

September 19th, 2021

23:27

This week, Phil is continuing our series, "Building Community", by looking at James 3:13-4:3,7-8a and discussing what "wisdom from above" looks like.

Wisdom & Conflict

September 15th, 2021

20:27

This week, Matt, Phil, and David are continuing our discussion of the book of James in our series, Building Community. How does a wise person live?

Start the conversation here, then tune in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Building Community // Week 3

September 12th, 2021

23:01

This week, Phil is continuing our series, Building Community, by looking at James 3:1-12 and talking about just how powerful--for good or bad--our …

Ships & Flames

September 8th, 2021

20:36

This week, Matt and Phil are continuing our discussion of the book of James in our series, Building Community. "Blessing and cursing come from the …

Sermon: Building Community // Week 2

September 7th, 2021

17:54

This week, Phil is continuing our series, Building Community, by looking at James 2:1-13 and discussing favoritism.

Showing Favoritism

September 1st, 2021

22:02

This week, Matt and Calissa are continuing to explore the concept of community in James 2:1-13. What keeps our community together? What is our responsibility as a blessed community of believers for the larger community?

Sermon: Building Community // Week 1

September 1st, 2021

23:57

This week, Phil is introducing us to our new series, Building Community: Lessons From James.

Building Community

August 25th, 2021

23:18

This week Matt, Phil, and Kathy are discussing the first Sunday of our new series, Building Community: Lessons From James.

Start the conversation here, then tune in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Comfort Food // Week 4

August 22nd, 2021

15:38

This week, Matt is talking about the idea of "love insecurity" and how can we address this deep human longing within our community.

Compassion

August 19th, 2021

18:55

This week Matt and Phil are discussing the fourth week of our Comfort Food series and looking at Jesus' feeding of the 4,000 in Mark 8.

Start the conversation here, then tune in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Comfort Food // Week 3

August 19th, 2021

23:28

This week, Phil is talking about the ways in which we can be a part of Jesus' healing work.

Expansion

August 11th, 2021

17:27

This week Calissa and Phil are discussing the third week of our Comfort Food series and looking at Jesus' interaction with a Syrophoenician woman.

Start the conversation here, then tune in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Comfort Food // Week 2

August 9th, 2021

20:26

This week, Phil is talking about the traditions we cling to in light of the new things God is doing and how Jesus interacted with the traditions of his day.

Traditions

August 4th, 2021

19:35

This week Matt and Phil are discussing the second week of our Comfort Food series and examining the way in which Jesus interacts with human tradition in light of the new thing God is doing.

Start the conversation here, …

Sermon: Comfort Food // Week 1

August 1st, 2021

13:54

This week, Dr. Phil Schroeder is kicking off our new sermon series, Comfort Food.

Comfort Food

July 29th, 2021

19:38

This week Matt and Phil are discussing our new upcoming series, Comfort Food.

Start the conversation here, then tune in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: What Are You Chasing? // Week 8

July 25th, 2021

23:43

This week we're wrapping up our summer series, What Are You Chasing?, and Rev. Matt is talking about forgiveness.

Forgiveness

July 21st, 2021

23:52

This week Rev. Matt and Rev. David are talking about forgiveness as it relates to the sins of King David.

Start the conversation here, then tune in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: What Are You Chasing? // Week 7

July 18th, 2021

21:40

How can we connect the lost and broken to the God who desires to bring comfort? This is the call of the church.

Sermon: What Are You Chasing? // Week 6

July 15th, 2021

17:50

This week we're looking at the second half of life and what it looks like to trust God with our plans.

A Way to Serve

July 14th, 2021

19:47

This week Calissa is talking about service...and who better to help us contemplate our service than Director of Missions, Chris Mixer?!

Start the conversation here, then tune in on Sunday for the sermon!

Hope For the Future

July 8th, 2021

25:38

This week Matt and Calissa are continuing the discussion of 2 Samuel and our What Are You Chasing? sermon series.

Start the conversation here, then tune back in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: What Are You Chasing? // Week 5

July 4th, 2021

12:22

This week we're looking at David's "unflattering" style of worship, dancing in the streets. What does this tell us now about what worship can look like?

Sermon: What Are You Chasing? // Week 4

July 1st, 2021

20:07

This week we're looking at the unique, battle-buddy, relationship between David and Jonathan.

Sermon: What Are You Chasing? // Week 3

June 20th, 2021

22:35

This week we're looking at Chapter 17 of 1 Samuel and the famous battle between David and Goliath. What can we learn from this story centuries later?

An Unlikely King

June 16th, 2021

18:40

This week, Matt and Phil are talking about the anointing of David, his battle with Goliath, and what can happen when God shows up.

Start the …

Sermon: What Are You Chasing? // Week 2

June 13th, 2021

19:20

Everyone loves a Cinderella story. This week we're talking about David's ascent to the throne.

Ashes, Ashes, We Saul Fall Down

June 9th, 2021

21:06

This week, Matt and Phil are talking about the fall of Saul, the rise of David, and grocery store etiquette.

Start the conversation here, then tune …

Sermon: What Are You Chasing? // Week 1

June 6th, 2021

17:52

This week we're starting our new series, "What Are You Chasing? Lessons from the life of David." Are you a giver, a matcher, or a taker?

What Are You Chasing?

June 2nd, 2021

23:43

This week Matt and Calissa are talking about our brand new series, "What Are You Chasing?: Lessons from the life of David."

Start the conversation here, then tune back in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Next Gen // Week 5

May 30th, 2021

12:48

This week, Rev. David Melton is sharing the importance of passing the baton from one generation to the next.

Sermon: Next Gen // Week 4

May 26th, 2021

16:04

It's Confirmation Sunday! Phil has a message for our Confirmands (and the rest of us) about what it means to be a member of the church.

Sermon: Next Gen // Week 3

May 16th, 2021

22:27

This week Rev. Matt is talking about the ascension and how we as Christians tend to keep looking to the sky for Jesus to do something "cool" even …

Our Youth Team

May 12th, 2021

22:32

This week Matt is talking to our student ministries team: Jessica, Brooke, Jonathan, and Asti!

Start the conversation here, then tune back in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Next Gen // Week 2

May 9th, 2021

24:32

This week we're talking about what it might look like for a church to take God's love to all of the children in their community.

Word to Your Mother!

May 6th, 2021

22:54

Join Matt and Tambryn (Children's Minister) as they discuss the second Sunday of our new "Next Gen" series. This week is Mother's Day!

Start the conversation here, then tune back in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Next Gen // Week 1

May 6th, 2021

20:08

This week, we begin our new series "Next Gen" and talk about all the ways we see DUMC investing in our future generations.

Next Gen

April 29th, 2021

16:58

After a brief hiatus from Wednesday episodes, we're back! This week Matt and Phil are discussing our upcoming series "Next Gen" and all the ways we see DUMC investing in our future generations.

Start the conversation …

Sermon: Wonder Vision // Week 4

April 25th, 2021

23:32

Jesus sees beneath the surface of what's going on in our lives.

Sermon: Wonder Vision // Week 3

April 18th, 2021

18:51

After Jesus' resurrection, the disciples were asking themselves "What now?" Two thousand years later we sometimes have the same question after Easter Sunday.

Sermon: Wonder Vision // Week 2

April 11th, 2021

24:26

"What is grief, but love persevering?" Will we stay and be disciples or go forth--bringing forgiveness--as apostles?

An "Our Story" Update

April 7th, 2021

1:18

During this Eastertide season--the 50 days after Easter--we'll be taking a short hiatus from Wednesday "Our Story" episodes. Tune in on Sundays for sermons and we'll be back soon!

Wonder Vision

March 31st, 2021

28:51

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the first Sunday of our new "Wonder Vision" Easter series. This week we're talking about Holy Week and the …

Sermon: Don't Waste the Wasteland // Week 6 (Palm Sunday)

March 28th, 2021

19:41

This week we're celebrating Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem through Palm Sunday.

Sermon: Don't Waste the Wasteland // Week 5

March 21st, 2021

21:56

This week we're talking about the story of Jesus' confrontation with the money changers in the temple and what we can learn from this interaction.

Anger in the Wasteland

March 17th, 2021

16:06

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the fifth Sunday of our "Don't Waste the Wasteland" Lent series. This week we're talking about the story of Jesus' confrontation with the money changers in the temple and what we can …

Sermon: Don't Waste the Wasteland // Week 4

March 14th, 2021

19:56

What does it look like to "take up our cross" and what can we learn from Jesus' rebuke of Peter in Mark 8?

Humility in the Wasteland

March 10th, 2021

23:42

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the fourth Sunday of our "Don't Waste the Wasteland" Lent series. What does it look like to "take up our cross" and what can we learn from Jesus' rebuke of Peter in Mark 8?

Start the …

Sermon: Don't Waste the Wasteland // Week 3

March 7th, 2021

15:47

What can we learn from Jesus' time in the wasteland and his response to the temptation he encountered there?

Temptation in the Wasteland

March 3rd, 2021

19:50

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the third Sunday of our "Don't Waste the Wasteland" Lent series. What can we learn from Jesus' time in the wasteland and his response to the temptation he encountered there?

Start the …

Sermon: Don't Waste the Wasteland // Week 2

February 28th, 2021

12:44

It's the second Sunday of Lent! What is hope and where can it be found? What do we do with hope in the midst of the wasteland?

Hope in the Wasteland?

February 24th, 2021

23:02

Join Matt, Phil, and Calissa as they discuss the second Sunday of our "Don't Waste the Wasteland" Lent series. What is hope and where can it be found? What do we do with hope in the midst of the wasteland?

Start the …

Sermon: Don't Waste the Wasteland // Week 1

February 21st, 2021

19:02

It's the first Sunday of Lent! As we embark on our journey, how might God be using the Wasteland to change us?

Don't Waste the Wasteland

February 17th, 2021

23:40

Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent! Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the first sermon of our new "Don't Waste the Wasteland" series. How are you planning to spend your time in the wilderness this Lent …

Sermon: Break Through // Week 7

February 14th, 2021

19:46

It's Transfiguration Sunday! What are we doing with our time at the bottom of the mountain?

Transfiguration

February 10th, 2021

21:28

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the seventh sermon of our "Break Through" series. This week we're talking about the transfiguration of Jesus.

Start the conversation here, then tune back in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Break Through // Week 6

February 7th, 2021

21:10

This week we're continuing our series-within-a-series about Jonah!

Running With Jonah (Part 3)

February 3rd, 2021

24:55

Join Matt, Kathy, and Phil as they discuss the sixth sermon of our "Break Through" series. This week we're continuing our discussion of the Jonah story.

Start the conversation here, then tune back in on Sunday for the …

Sermon: Break Through // Week 5

January 31st, 2021

20:35

This week we're continuing our series-within-a-series about Jonah!

Running With Jonah (Part 2)

January 27th, 2021

20:39

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the fifth sermon of our "Break Through" series. This week we're continuing our discussion of the Jonah story.

Start the conversation here, then tune back in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: Break Through // Week 4

January 24th, 2021

28:21

This week we're beginning a short series-within-a-series looking at Jonah!

Running With Jonah (Part 1)

January 20th, 2021

26:22

Join Matt, Phil, and Calissa as they discuss prophecy and the fourth sermon of our "Break Through" series. This week and next we're talking about Jonah, his call from God, and his attempts to run from that call.

Start …

Sermon: Break Through // Week 3

January 17th, 2021

20:00

This week we're talking about Samuel and his response to God's calling.

Sermon: Break Through // Week 2

January 17th, 2021

25:28

This week we're talking about Jonah!

Break Through

January 13th, 2021

25:27

WE'RE BACK!!!

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the third sermon of our "Break Through" series. This week we're talking about Samuel and his response to God's calling. Go read 1 Samuel 2 to get ready!

Start the …

Sermon: Break Through // Week 1

January 3rd, 2021

14:52

What does it take start fresh? Sometimes we need a flash of inspiration, a new way of looking at things, or a change of heart to break through to the life God has created for us. Join DUMC in this new year for our …

Sermon: In My Father's House

December 27th, 2020

14:14

This week we're discussing a solitary look into Jesus' adolescent life. In this dramatic, Home Alone-esque, "where's the kid?" drama, what can we …

In My Father's House

December 23rd, 2020

25:39

Join Matt and David as they discuss the final sermon of 2020! This week we're discussing a solitary look into Jesus' adolescent life. In this …

The Other Mary

December 17th, 2020

23:03

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the fourth week of our "It's STILL a Wonderful Life" series"! This week we're looking at two different Marys...one …

Sermon: It's STILL a Wonderful Life // Week 3

December 13th, 2020

24:48

What love requires of us is often very different from what the "law" requires. Joseph had a choice to make when confronted with Mary's pregnancy--he …

The Matriarchs

December 9th, 2020

18:55

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the third week of our "It's STILL a Wonderful Life" series"! This week we're drawing some attention to the …

Sermon: It's STILL a Wonderful Life // Week 2

December 7th, 2020

25:14

On more than one occasion in the Bible, God gets someone's attention by striking them blind or mute. This week we're talking about Zechariah, who was …

You Will Be Silent

December 3rd, 2020

16:11

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the second week of our "It's STILL a Wonderful Life" series"! On more than one occasion in the Bible, God gets …

Sermon: It's STILL a Wonderful Life // Week 1

November 29th, 2020

17:14

The Christmas story plunges us headlong into an inner battle between worrying about the future or remembering that God has the final say.

It's STILL a Wonderful Life

November 26th, 2020

18:45

Join Matt and Phil as they discuss the first Sunday in our new "It's STILL a Wonderful Life" series, starting this Sunday, November 29!

Start the …

Sermon: All In // Week 4

November 22nd, 2020

21:35

How we treat the "least of these" really matters to Jesus. Are you a sheep or a goat?

Sermon: All In // Week 3

November 20th, 2020

23:09

What should we do with that which God has entrusted us?

Use Your Talents

November 11th, 2020

25:02

Join Matt, Phil, Calissa, and Michael & Jeannie Culver as they discuss the "All In" journey we've been on as a church. Also, this Sunday Phil …

Sermon: All In // Week 2

November 8th, 2020

23:50

Why do we so often give our leftovers to God? The world tries to part us from our money in a myriad of ways--oftentimes by getting us to invest in …

Foodstock 2020

November 4th, 2020

24:20

Join Matt, Phil, Chris Mixer (Director of Missions), and Sean Taylor (DUMC Foodstock Co-chair) as they discuss the upcoming Rise Against Hunger meal packaging event on November 14 & 15! Visit …

Sermon: All In // Week 1

November 1st, 2020

17:21

In addition to being the first Sunday of our new "All In" series, today is All Saints Sunday. What does that mean? And what do we do with our grief? 

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted."

All In

October 28th, 2020

22:39

Join Matt, Phil, and Calissa as they discuss All Saints' Sunday and the first week of our new stewardship series, "All In."

Start the conversation here, then tune back in on Sunday for the sermon!

Sermon: A Joyful Embrace // Week 4

October 25th, 2020

20:34

Coach Bill Curry joins us for Laity Sunday!

Be Kind

October 21st, 2020

26:49

Join Matt, Phil, and Kathy as they get us ready for Sunday!

This coming Sunday, October 25, is Laity Sunday, and Coach Bill Curry will be speaking, so don't miss it!

"Let your gentleness be known to everyone..." What …

Sermon: A Joyful Embrace // Week 3

October 19th, 2020

15:20

Where you're from isn't nearly as important as who you follow.

Faith Like A Child

October 14th, 2020

28:12

Join Matt, Phil, and Tambryn (DUMC's Children's Minister) as they discuss the third Sunday of our sermon series, "A Joyful Embrace."

This week we're …

Sermon: A Joyful Embrace // Week 2

October 11th, 2020

21:15

We live in divided times...not just in the world or in politics, but also in the church. In this chapter Paul encourages the church at Philippi to …

The Same Mind

October 7th, 2020

38:41

Join Matt, Phil, Kathy, and Calissa as they discuss the second Sunday of our sermon series, "A Joyful Embrace."

This week we're continuing our …

Sermon: A Joyful Embrace // Week 1

October 4th, 2020

16:40

Paul's letter to the Philippians reads like "a joyful embrace." How does it look for a community of faith to live in such a way toward one another? …

A Joyful Embrace

September 30th, 2020

29:09

Join Matt, Phil, and Calissa as they discuss the first Sunday of our new sermon series, "A Joyful Embrace."

How do you read the Bible? Have you ever …

Sermon: Don't Let It Be // Week 4

September 29th, 2020

30:21

"Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting, my friend."

Christians have a pretty short list of things that define our belief: …

We Can Work It Out

September 23rd, 2020

35:37

"Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting, my friend."

Join Matt, Phil, Calissa, and special guest Mark Lamback as they discuss the fourth (and final) Sunday of our sermon series, "Don't Let It …

Sermon: Don't Let It Be // Week 3

September 21st, 2020

23:22

According to our current (some would say "worldly") ideas of fairness, some of Jesus' parables just don't make sense to us. They might even make us …

What's In It For Me?

September 16th, 2020

27:47

Join Rev. Matt Stone and Rev. David Melton as they discuss the third Sunday of our sermon series, "Don't Let It Be."

According to our current (some …

Sermon: Don't Let It Be // Week 2

September 14th, 2020

24:05

"Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us."

Easier said than done, right? God has already set the example of how we are to forgive, and Jesus makes it very clear--whether it's 77 times or …

How Many Times?!

September 9th, 2020

31:37

Join Rev. Matt Stone, Dr. Phil Schroeder, and Rev. Kathy Brockman as they discuss the second Sunday of our sermon series, "Don't Let It Be."

"Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us."

Sermon: Don't Let It Be // Week 1

September 6th, 2020

14:00

Welcome to the first Sunday of our new sermon series, "Don't Let It Be." As Christians, we often assume we should avoid conflict and just "keep the …

Don't Let It Be

September 2nd, 2020

30:17

Join Rev. Matt Stone and Rev. Calissa Dauterman as they discuss the first Sunday of our new sermon series, "Don't Let It Be." As Christians, we often …

Sermon: Wrestling With A Text // Week 5

August 31st, 2020

22:40

Much like the burning bush itself, the story of Moses' first encounter with "I Am" is more than initially meets the eye. Check out this packed …

Let The Text Win

August 26th, 2020

29:47

Join Matt, Phil, and Calissa as they talk about the fifth and final Sunday of the "Wrestling With A Text" sermon series at Dunwoody UMC. Much like the burning bush itself, the story of Moses' first encounter with "I Am" …

Sermon: Wrestling With A Text // Week 4

August 24th, 2020

22:37

There's a new king in town, and he couldn't care less about Joseph, his people, or his legacy. Thanks to some brave Hebrew midwives, many children …

What's In A Name?

August 19th, 2020

20:49

Join Rev. Matt Stone and Dr. Phil Schroeder as they talk about the fourth Sunday of the "Wrestling With A Text" sermon series at Dunwoody UMC. …

Sermon: Wrestling With A Text // Week 3

August 16th, 2020

23:09

Joseph, having elevated himself to the position of right-hand-man to Pharaoh in Egypt, is reunited with his brothers in their time of need. Will he forgive and use his new position to bless those who wronged him so long …

Role Reversal

August 12th, 2020

25:08

Welcome to the Our Story podcast from Dunwoody United Methodist Church!

Join Rev. Calissa Dauterman and Rev. Matt Stone as they talk about the third Sunday of the "Wrestling With A Text" sermon series at Dunwoody UMC. …

Sermon: Wrestling With A Text // Week 2

August 10th, 2020

21:27

Joseph, like his father (Jacob), was a dreamer. As history has shown us, however, things don't always go smoothly for those who dream. Join us as we wrestle with a text about family, favor, betrayal, and blessing.

My Brother's Keeper

August 5th, 2020

13:01

Welcome to the Our Story podcast from Dunwoody United Methodist Church!

Join Rev. Matt Stone and Dr. Phil Schroeder as they talk about the second Sunday of the "Wrestling With A Text" sermon series at Dunwoody UMC. …

Sermon: Wrestling With A Text // Week 1

August 2nd, 2020

18:07

This week, Dr. Phil Schroeder invites us to wrestle with a text--it's even about wrestling! Oftentimes, the growth in our lives takes place during times of struggle...and that's ok.

Wrestling With A Text

July 29th, 2020

18:18

Welcome to the Our Story podcast from Dunwoody United Methodist Church!

Join Rev. Matt Stone and Dr. Phil Schroeder as they talk about the first Sunday of the upcoming sermon series at Dunwoody UMC called Wrestling With …

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