Sermons on Matthew

Sermons on Matthew

The Greatest of These is Love

Season of the Holy Spirit Moving with Power November 14, 2021 PRELUDE: Home—Ola Gjeilo CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS: —Filling & Emptying      Rev Scott HYMN:    Here I Am, Lord  GTG#69   RESPONSIVE CONFESSION AND COMMITMENT     –by Michelle Obama Leader:        You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able  to solve the world’s…

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:     …

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.…

Escape Plans!

4th Sunday of Return to In-Person Worship (Printable PDF) June 27, 2021  11 am  PRELUDE: Will You Come and Follow Me (KELVINGROVE) —setting by David Laskey CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS        Pastor:       Be alert, my people, for the surprising grace of the Living God! People:      Light Of The World starting to shine within us. We can see again! Pastor:       The…

Valuing Motherhood Post Pandemic

6th Sunday of Easter, Mother’s Day     May 9, 2021, 11:00 am  (Printable PDF) Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am.  Livestream will be cross-posted here ASAP once the livestream starts.    PRELUDE: Rêverie—Claude Debussy CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS (for some people, Mother’s Day is a hard day. If it’s that way for you, feel free to substitute Dad,…

What Does Your Life Want to Become?

Third Sunday of Lent—Celebration of Lord’s Supper  (Printable PDF) *    Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am.  Livestream will be cross-posted here ASAP once the livestream starts *    Today’s service includes communion.  Please ready some bread and grape juice/wine in preparation. PRELUDE: O My Soul— SOUTHERN HARMONY, arr. Leila J. Viss CALL TO…

Let’s Live the Epiphany Story!

Celebration of Epiphany, January 3, 2021, 11:00 am  (Printable PDF) (Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am.  Livestream will be cross-posted here ASAP once the livestream starts) PRELUDE: Go Tell a Wonderful Child (based on two African American spirituals)  — Bradley Sowash CALL TO CELEBRATE EPIPHANY Pastor:      Epiphany is the holy season of…

Illuminated Christmas Eve Service

Order of Worship —December 24, 2020  (Printable PDF) (Video will be posted on the church’s FB page at 5PM and cross-posted here ASAP.  Communal watch parties on facebook will be at 5PM, 7:30PM, and 11PM CST) PRELUDE:  On this Day, Earth Shall Ring (PERSONENT HODIE) by Mark Patterson. LIGHTING OF THE CANDLES: Let us share the Light of Christmas Night! On the Eve of…

The People Need Healing!

Order of Worship Service, November 15, 2020   11:00 am (Printable PDF) (Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am.  Livestream will be cross-posted here ASAP once the livestream starts)  PRELUDE: Great Day—spiritual, setting by Emma Lou Diemer CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS HYMN: Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty (#1  Glory to God) CONFESSION AND…