Every message at West Bloomfield United Methodist Church is intended to be:

Each week we hope to be transformed more fully into the men and women God wishes for us to become, through the hearing of God’s message and then living it out in our lives.

We encourage you to listen to past sermons with the hope that you find them uplifting, relevant, and meaningful to your life today!


Archived sermons from 2012 can be found here.
Archived sermons from 2013 can be found here.
Archived sermons from 2014 can be found here.
Archived sermons from 2015 can be found here.
Current sermons can be found here.
Jan. / Feb. 2016

As we discover more about our Lutheran, Baptist, Catholic, Orthodox, and Pentecostal brothers and sisters in Christ, we become a stronger Christian family together!

Sunday, January 3, 2016 Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-10, 13-16; 12:1-2
Our Eastern Orthodox Brothers & Sisters Sermon audio

Sunday, January 10, 2016 Romans 1:16-17, 3:21-31; 1 Peter 2:1-6
Our Lutheran Sisters & Brothers Sermon audio

Sunday, January 17, 2016 John 6:53-56
Our Catholic Brothers & Sisters Sermon audio

Sunday, January 24, 2016 John 3:1-17
Our Baptist Sisters & Brothers Sermon audio

Sunday, January 31, 2016 Acts 2:1-21
Our Pentecostal Brothers & Sisters Sermon audio

Sunday, February 7, 2016 2 Kings 10:15
Our Methodist Family Sermon audio

Feb. / March 2016

What did Jesus actually do? What did Jesus actually say? We'll take a closer look at the real Jesus, and see how he loved, prayed, healed, and ultimately how he died and rose!

Sunday, February 14, 2016 John 15:9-17; Matthew 5:43-45
Jesus Loved Sermon audio

Sunday, February 21, 2016 John 6:5-13
Jesus Prayed Sermon audio

Sunday, February 28, 2016 John 1:35-50; John 21:15-25
Jesus Led Sermon audio

Sunday, March 6, 2016 Luke 5:24-34
Jesus Connected Sermon audio

Sunday, March 13, 2016 John 5:1-9; Mark 2:1-17
Jesus Healed No audio available

Sunday, March 20, 2016 Luke 19:28-39, Mark 15:33-47
Jesus Triumphed / Jesus Died Sermon audio

Sunday, March 27, 2016 Mark 16:1-8
Jesus Rose! Sermon audio

April / May 2016

Whether it's volunteer work, family work, church work, school work, work for a paycheck, etc. we all work! We discover the importance of connecting our faith with our work.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 Matthew 20:1-16
Rewarding Work Sermon audio

Sunday, April 10, 2016 Acts 6:1-7
Suitable Work Sermon audio

Sunday, April 24, 2016 Jeremiah 18:1-6
God's Work Sermon audio

Sunday, May 1, 2016 1 Corinthians 3:1-17
Significant Work Sermon audio

Sunday, May 8, 2016 Acts 9:36-43
Inspiring Work Sermon audio

May 15, 2016

After a year-long process of Bible study, group lessons, prayer, and worship, our confirmation students claimed the name of Christ for their lives!

Sunday, May 15, 2016 1 John 2:28-3:7, 16-24
Claim the Name Sermon audio

May / June 2016

It seems to be the year of anger, with the news constantly talking about how angry Americans are (and the Angry Birds movie coming out!), but what about our anger? Is it okay for us to be angry?

Sunday, May 22, 2016 Jonah 1:1-3
Go? No! Sermon audio

Sunday, May 29, 2016 Jonah 1:4-16
Call on God Sermon audio

Sunday, June 5, 2016 Jonah 1:17-2:10
Something’s Fishy Sermon audio

Sunday, June 12, 2016 Jonah 3:1-4:4
Jonah’s Angry Prayer Sermon audio

Sunday, June 19, 2016 Jonah 4:5-11
Do You Have a Right to Be Angry? Sermon audio

Sunday, June 26, 2016 Mark 11:15-18; Isaiah 56:1-8
A House of Prayer for All Peoples Sermon audio

July 3, 2016

Guest preacher, Pastor Wilbins Maginet, shared his story of starting a church with dozens of people he helped become Christian and how we are called to live as children of the light.

Sunday, July 3, 2016 Ephesians 5:8-14
Walk as Children of the Light Sermon audio

July / August 2016

We’ll go back to the basics and explore the core beliefs of the Christian faith, discovering how topics like God, the Bible, the church, sin & salvation, etc. form the foundation of our faith today.

Sunday, July 10, 2016 Psalm 77
Back to the Basics: God Sermon audio

Sunday, July 17, 2016 Philippians 2:6-8; Colossians 1:9-23
Back to the Basics: Jesus Sermon audio

Sunday, July 24, 2016 John 3:1-8, 14-17; Galatians 5:13-18, 22-26
Back to the Basics: Holy Spirit Sermon audio

Sunday, July 31, 2016 Psalm 119:1-8; 33-42; 2 Peter 1:3-21
Back to the Basics: The Bible Sermon audio

Sunday, August 7, 2016 Colossians 3:1-4, 12-17; Acts 2:42-47
Back to the Basics: The Church Sermon audio

Sunday, August 21, 2016 1 Corinthians 9:24-27; Hebrews 12:1-3
Back to the Basics: The Christian Life Sermon audio

Sunday, August 28, 2016 Psalm 51:1-12; Luke 19:1-10
Back to the Basics: Sin & Salvation Sermon audio

Sunday, September 4, 2016 Mark 1:1-15; Mark 14:12-25
Back to the Basics: Holy Communion & Baptism Sermon audio

Sept. / Oct. 2016

Our nation seems so divided right now. Yet the Bible is quite clear – again and again and again, we are reminded of the importance of being ONE. One love, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of us all.

Sunday, September 11, 2016 1 Corinthians 1:10-13, 26-31
United in the Same Purpose Sermon audio

Sunday, September 18 2016 John 17:1-2, 20-26
That They May Be One Sermon audio

Sunday, September 25, 2016 Ephesians 2:11-22
One New Humanity in Place of Two Sermon audio

Sunday, October 2, 2016 1 Corinthians 10:16-17, Colossians 3:9-11, 14; 1 John 4:7-11, 16
We Who Are Many Are One Body Sermon audio

Sunday, October 9, 2016 Selections from Acts 10; Galatians 3:26-29
The Holy Spirit Fell upon All Sermon audio

Sunday, October 16, 2016 Psalm 51:10, Jeremiah 24:7, Ezekiel 11:19
A Heart Transplant
Pastor Chris White
Sermon audio

Sunday, October 23, 2016 Selections from Ephesians 4, Romans 12, and 1 Corinthians 12
One Lord, One Baptism, One Faith, One God Sermon audio

Sunday, October 30, 2016 Exodus 17
A Messy Unity Sermon audio

Nov. 2016

We have so much to be thankful for. We are grateful to receive God’s amazing blessings in our lives, fostering an attitude of gratitude in all we do and all we are.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 Psalm 95
Come, Let Us… Worship, Sing, Kneel, Make a Joyful Noise… with Thanksgiving Sermon audio

Sunday, November 13, 2016 Introductions to Paul’s Letters
I Give Thanks to My God Always for You Sermon audio

Sunday, November 20, 2016 1 Chronicles 16:7-36
O Give Thanks to the Lord Sermon audio

December 2016

In the days leading up to that first Christmas, Mary was literally expecting a baby, and everybody was waiting for God to act in a new way. This Christmas, we are all expecting...

Sunday, November 27, 2016 Luke 1:5-24
You Will Have Joy and Gladness Sermon audio

Sunday, December 4, 2016 Luke 1:39-56
There Will Be a Fulfillment of What Was Spoken by the Lord Sermon audio

Sunday, December 11, 2016 Luke 1:57-80
What Will This Child Become? Sermon audio

Sunday, December 18, 2016 Luke 1:26-38
You Will Bear a Son Sermon audio

Saturday, December 24th, 5 PM Luke 2:1-20
So They Went with Haste Sermon audio

Sunday, December 25, 2016 Luke 2:8-20
Glorifying and Praising God Sermon audio

Sunday, January 1, 2017 Luke 2:21-40
Fulfilled Expectations Sermon audio