Worship Services Archive

Worship Services Archive

Singing and Praying at Midnight!

Season of Pentecost! Season of Promise, Struggle and Growing Compassion! October 24, 2021 PRELUDE: My Shepherd Will Supply My Need— Charles Callahan UNISON CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS:  Here in the busy city   Now let the church be seen    Where lesser gods are worshipped  In money and machine;    Where news is but sensation,The Good News hardly noticed or even heard.  …

A New Word With an Timeless Truth!

Season of Pentecost! Season of Promise, Struggleand Growing Compassion! October 17, 2021 In Person and Online Services  PRELUDE: For Me to Live Is Jesus— Johann Pachelbel UNISON CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS  This is what compassion does: It challenges our assumptions! Our sense of self limitation! Our sense of being at the center of everything! Our lack of empathy for the…

Racism and Anti-Racism

Season of Pentecost! Season of Promise, Struggle and Growing Compassion!  October 3, 2021 PRELUDE:  Fantasia in D minor: Allegro-Georg Philipp Telemann CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS What brings you joy? What slows you down? What gives you hope? What makes you think? What invites you to wonder? What makes you change? What voice speaks truth you cannot find words to speak or…

Think Little 

Westport Presbyterian Church In-Person and Livestream Worship Service September 26, 2021 PRELUDE:  Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow (OLD HUNDREDTH) Bradley Sowash CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS (a call to worship): Pastor:      You are Creative Mystery! People:    You are the Unnamed Stupendous! Pastor:      You are Earth Maker! People:    Divine Light! Pastor:     …

Forgive Us

Westport Presbyterian Church In-Person and Livestream Worship Service September 19, 2021 PRELUDE:   Come, Holy Traveler (CANDLER)   Patricia Lou Harris CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS (a call to worship): Pastor:  What brings you joy? People: What slows you down? Pastor:  What gives you hope? People: What makes you think? Pastor:  What invites you to wonder? People: What…

Healing, Hope & the Mission of Jesus Followers Today!

Service of Healing at 20th Anniversary of 9/11 attacks Sept 12, 2021    11:00 am  PRELUDE: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11- Samuel Barber; Arranged for keyboard by Laurence Rosen  (Synchronized with images from a slide show created by Rev Scott for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Memorial Concert—led by…

A Fool’s Story

In Person and Livestream Worship Services Sept 5, 2021    11:00 am  PRELUDE: Sonata in G major, L. 179–Domenico Scarlatti CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS               Pastor:       It is through weakness and vulnerability that we learn empathy and compassion People:      And discover our souls. Pastor:       Under the greatest adversity there exists the greatest potential…

What Kind of Soil Am I?

Season of Pentecost and the Startling Movement of the Holy Spirit! August 29, 2021 PRELUDE: Kelvingrove (“The Summons”)—Dr. Kris Rizotto CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Pastor: Here in the busy city People: Now let the church be seen Pastor: Where lesser gods are worshipped People: In money and machine; Pastor: Where news is but sensation, People: The Good News hardly heard.…

Racism and Anti-Racism

12th Sunday of In Person Services August 22, 2021  PRELUDE:  Lament—Theresa Wilhelmi CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Pastor:       Traveler, are you passing through? We are on a journey too. Here we meet to feast and rest, each of us, like you, a guest. People:      We have found a deep spring here,  constant water, pure and clear, and a fire to keep us warm through the…