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Scripture: Luke 2

Direct download: 2010-12-26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:57pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-12-26_Prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-12-24_Christmas_Eve_Sermon.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:54pm MDT

This is an abbreviated recording of the 9:00 p.m. Christmas Eve service, with special music by Laura Brown on the harp and Jesse MacDonald on the violin. It includes the sermon, which was also uploaded separately.

Direct download: 2010-12-24_Christmas_Eve.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:51pm MDT

Scripture: Luke 2


Henry Tanner:  Street in Tangiers

Bottani: The Madona Adoring the Christ Child

Savoldo: Adoration of the Shepherds (Scroll Down 4 paintings)

Direct download: 2010-12-19.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 9:52am MDT

Direct download: 2010-12-19_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 9:46am MDT

Scripture: Matthew 1 (The Message)


Gandolfi Joseph's Dream

Rembrandt The Holy Family with Angels

Halle The Holy Family (scroll down to #3)

N. C. Wyeth Youg Jesus

Direct download: 2010-12-12.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:34am MDT

Direct download: 2010-12-12_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:04am MDT

Scripture: Luke 2

Tanner, The Annunciation
Trumbull, The Holy Family
Van Schendel(scroll down to 'Candle-Lit Interior')

Direct download: 2010-12-05.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:03am MDT

Direct download: 2010-12-05_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 9:56am MDT

Scripture: Isaiah 11


Berninghaus, Red Pepper Time

Gerhard Richter, Clouds

Joaquin Agrasot y Juan, Two Good Friends


Direct download: 2010-11-28.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:12am MDT

Direct download: 2010-11-28_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:09am MDT

Scripture: Deuteronomy 8; Leviticus 19

Direct download: 2010-11-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41am MDT

Direct download: 2010-11-21_Prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37am MDT

Scripture: Matthew 13

Direct download: 2010-11-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:43am MDT

Direct download: 2010-11-14_Prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40am MDT

Scripture: Mark 8

Direct download: 2010-11-07.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:35am MDT

Direct download: 2010-11-07_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:31am MDT

Scripture: Romans 8

Book:  Bo Caldwell, City of Tranquil Light

Paintings: Waterhouse, The Annunciation,

Tanner, Flight Into Egypt,

Bannister, Working With Oxen

Direct download: 2010-10-31.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:14pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-10-31_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 12:04pm MDT

Scripture: I Corinthians 8, John 13


Christ Performing Miracles, by Lucien Simon
Jesus Washing the Disciples' Feet  by Henry Tanner
Head of Christ, Rembrandt

Direct download: 2010-10-24.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:22am MDT

Direct download: 2010-10-24_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:13am MDT

Scriptures: 10 Commandments (Exodus 20), Micah 6, Luke 10


The first and third paintings are found at:

The first is ‘The Road Home’, the third is ‘Going Home With Grandpa.’

The middle painting is courtyard

Direct download: 2010-10-17.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:01am MDT

Direct download: 2010-10-17_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 9:56am MDT

Scripture: I Kings 18

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Direct download: 2010-10-10.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:38am MDT

Direct download: 2010-10-10_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:35am MDT

Scripture: Isaiah 55, Matthew 26


Direct download: 2010-10-03.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:34pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-10-03_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 12:13pm MDT

Scripture: Matthew 15

Paintings referenced in today's sermon:

Direct download: 2010-09-26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am MDT

Direct download: 2010-09-26_Prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am MDT

Scripture: Matthew 7 and Romans 5

Paintings referenced in today's sermon:

Direct download: 2010-09-19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am MDT

Direct download: 2010-09-19_Prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am MDT


Scripture: Isaiah 40

Paintings referenced in this sermon:

Coming Events Cast Their Shadows Before by Charles Caleb Ward

Flight Into Egypt by Henry Ossawa Tanner

Corn Harvest by N.C. Wyeth

Direct download: 2010-09-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:49pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-09-12_Prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:43pm MDT

Today's guest speaker is Dave Young, a BUMC member who is also a certified Police & Fire Chaplain as well as a certified Rural Chaplain.

Scripture: Matthew 11 & 16 and John 15:4-7

Direct download: 2010-09-5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:25pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-09-5_Prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:18pm MDT

Scripture: Matthew 8 (The Message)

Direct download: 2010-08-29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39am MDT

Direct download: 2010-08-29_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:25am MDT

Scripture: Luke 12 and Matthew 11

Direct download: 2010-08-22.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:49am MDT

Direct download: 2010-08-22_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:48am MDT

Scripture: Leviticus 19, Matthew 5 and 7

Direct download: 2010-08-15.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:58am MDT

Direct download: 2010-08-15_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:55am MDT

Scripture: Matthew 5

Direct download: 2010-08-08.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:25am MDT

Direct download: 2010-08-08_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:23am MDT

Scripture: Colossians 3

Direct download: 2010-08-01.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:22am MDT

Direct download: 2010-08-01_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:16am MDT

Scripture: Matthew 25, John 3

Direct download: 2010-07-25.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:38am MDT

Direct download: 2010-07-25_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:37am MDT

Scripture: Luke 12

Direct download: 2010-07-18.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:00am MDT

Direct download: 2010-07-18_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 9:59am MDT

Scripture: 1 Kings 18; Luke 13

Direct download: 2010-07-11.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:37am MDT

Direct download: 2010-07-11_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:36am MDT

Scripture: Exodus 6 and Deuteronomy 15

Direct download: 2010-07-04.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:52am MDT

Direct download: 2010-07-04_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:50am MDT

Scripture: Genesis 1 and 1 Kings 19

Direct download: 2010-06-27.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:57am MDT

Direct download: 2010-06-27_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:55am MDT

Scripture: Romans 8 (The Message)

Direct download: 2010-06-20.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:09am MDT

Direct download: 2010-06-20_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:07am MDT

Scripture: Matthew 5

Pastor McConnell is in Billings for the annual meeting of Yellowstone Annual Conference.

Today's message comes from three "mature" members of the congregation, Virginia Manseau, Tom Milleson, and Jeannie Haight, as a continuation of the messages we heard from our graduating seniors a few weeks ago.

Direct download: 2010-06-13.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:10am MDT

Direct download: 2010-06-13_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:08am MDT

Scripture: Luke 10

Mary and Martha by Maurice Denis
Landscape with Stone Bridge by Hubert Robert
Monks in a Cave by Francois-Marius Granet

Direct download: 2010-06-06.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:47am MDT

Direct download: 2010-06-06_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:45am MDT

Scripture: Hebrews 11 (The Message)

Plenty CoupsEmily Dickinson,

Stan MusialLunch Break on the 69th floor, Tetons


Direct download: 2010-05-30.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:36am MDT

Direct download: 2010-05-30_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:32am MDT

Scripture: Acts 1; Romans 8

Paintings referenced in today's sermon:


Direct download: 2010-05-23.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:08pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-05-23_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 12:02pm MDT

Scripture: Isaiah 40 and John 3

Paintings in today's sermon include:


Direct download: 2010-05-16.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:48am MDT

Direct download: 2010-05-16_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:46am MDT

Scripture: Matthew 5 (The Message)

Guest speakers this morning include these graduating high school students:

Kelsey Marcinko
Jesse MacDonald
Hannah Lansverk

Direct download: 2010-05-09.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:48am MDT

Direct download: 2010-05-09_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:46am MDT

Scripture:1 Corinthians 14 and Revelation 21 (The Message)

Today's sermon draws on ideas from Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation by Jonathon Lear

Paintings in today's sermon:

Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem by Rembrandt

Simeon the Prophet Blessing the Child Jesus in the Temple by Rembrandt

Direct download: 2010-05-02.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:17pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-05-02_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 12:16pm MDT

Scripture: John 21 (The Message)

Direct download: 2010-04-25.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:09pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-04-25_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 12:07pm MDT

Scripture: Exodus 20 (The Message)

Paintings in today's sermon:

Saskia in a Straw Hat by Rembrandt
Village of Stowe, Vermont by Luigi Lucioni
Gloucester Harbor by Winslow Homer

Direct download: 2010-04-18.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:23pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-04-18_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 12:00pm MDT

Scripture: John 20 (The Message)

Pictures: Rembrandt's Stone Bridge

   The Old Bridge at Mostar

Direct download: 2010-04-11.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:17am MDT

Direct download: 2010-04-11_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:14am MDT

Scripture: John 20 (The Message)

Paintings referenced in today's sermon:

Scene on Catskill Creek by Frederic Edwin Church
The Raising of Lazarus by Vincent Van Gogh and The Raising of Lazarus by Rembrandt
Delaware Water Gap by George Inness

Direct download: 2010-04-04.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 10:25am MDT

Direct download: 2010-04-04_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 10:17am MDT

Scripture: Luke 19 (The Message)

Paintings in today's sermon:
Jesus enters Jerusalem
Homeward by Edward Mitchell Bannister
Landscape with a Sunlit Stream by Charles-Francois Daubigny

Direct download: 2010-03-28.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:17pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-03-28_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 12:15pm MDT

Scripture: Matthew 27 (The Message)

Paintings referenced in this sermon:
The Three Crosses by Rembrandt
The Stone Bridge by Rembrandt

Direct download: 2010-03-21.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:12pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-03-21_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 12:09pm MDT

Scripture: Exodus 20 (The Message)

Paintings in today's sermon:
Head of an Old Man by Rembrandt
Peasant Grafting a Tree by Jean-Francois Millet
My Daughter Elizabeth by Frank Weston Benson
Down the Road by Earl B. Lewis

Direct download: 2010-03-14.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 12:00pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-03-14_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:58am MDT

The sermon today is given by Brenda Anderson-Baker, an active member of BUMC.

Scripture: Roman 15, The Message

Direct download: 2010-03-07.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:14am MDT

Direct download: 2010-03-07_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:12am MDT

Scripture Colossians 1, The Message

Paintings: Prophetess Anna by Rembrandt
Evening Prayer by J. F. Millet
View of Dachstein by Waldmueller

Direct download: 2010-02-28.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:29am MDT

Direct download: 2010-02-28_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:28am MDT

Today we were happy to welcome our Bishop, Elaine Stanovsky, who gave us this message.

Scripture: Luke 10: 1-10

Direct download: 2010-02-21.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 4:42pm MDT

Direct download: 2010-02-21_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 4:40pm MDT

Scripture: Colossians 1

Direct download: 2010-02-14.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:21am MDT

Direct download: 2010-02-14_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:20am MDT

Scripture: Mark 10

Rembrandt Paintings: Return of the Prodigal

Simeon with the Christ Child in the Temple

Christ at Emmaus

Direct download: 2010-02-07.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:25am MDT

Direct download: 2010-02-07_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:22am MDT

Scripture: Isaiah 9 and John 14

Paintings referenced in today's sermon:
Holy Family by John Trumbull
The Visitation by Romare Bearden

Direct download: 2010-01-31.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:45am MDT

Direct download: 2010-01-31_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:38am MDT

Scripture: Genesis 9
Direct download: 2010-01-24.mp3
Category:sermons -- posted at: 11:47am MDT

Direct download: 2010-01-24_Prayer.mp3
Category:prayers -- posted at: 11:46am MDT