Worship Services Archive

Worship Services Archive

What Do Our Lives Want to Become?

3rd Sunday of Easter!—Season of Eastertide May 1, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: Simple Gifts—Rudy Davenport CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS—Bishop Desmond Tutu and the Dali Llama 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…

She Said What?!?!

Second Sunday of Easter! April 24, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: Ballo del Granduca—Sweelinck CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS  Leader:       You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able  to solve the world’s problems at once. People:            But don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be…

Are You Ready for a Resurrection

Easter Sunday! April 17, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: The Strife Is O’er (VICTORY)— Arr. jason Krugu Resurrection Sunday Call to Return to Our Souls! Pastor:   Another Easter is here. Imagine – another Easter beginning now, within us! People:  I will let faith begin to live within me – and let my fears die! Pastor:   The Lord is risen. He is risen indeed! People:  I will let…

Illuminated Good Friday

ILLUMINATED GOOD FRIDAY—April 15, 2022, 7:00 p.m. -Service will be attached at 7 when we go live on Facebook.  This page will need to be reopened if you look for it here before we start. (As a symbol of the increasing darkness of Jesus’ suffering and then his death, we extinguish candles one by one during the service as we journey through Holy Week and Good Friday.)…

Do You See Me? Now What ? 

Palm/Passion Sunday (The spiritual movement of our service is from the Joy of Palm Sunday to the Passion of Good Friday) April 10, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: All Glory, Laud, and Honor: Set by Robert Lau CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Pastor:    Jesus is coming!  The Messiah rides into the suffering city! People:   Hosanna! Pastor:    Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!Shout…

Earth Commons Sunday

5th Sunday of Lent: Earth Commons Sunday April 3, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE:   Träumerei, op. 15, no. 7:  Robert Schumann Call to Return to Our Souls!  Earth—by Fred Culver Leader:        EARTH, our home, People:       Rising above its moon, Leader:        Delights and inspires everyone    People:       Who sees it from space. Leader:        Against intense cosmic black,…

Three Found Things!

Westport Presbyterian Church 4th Sunday of Lent March 27, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: Amazing Grace: Bradley Sowash CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Leader;       We begin by giving thanks for the tilting of the earth toward the sun— People:      Causing our part of the planet to turn from winter to spring. Leader:       We give thanks for the friendship of flowers poking out of…

I Learn To Give

Westport Presbyterian Church 3rd Sunday of Lent March 20, 2022, 11:00 am  PRELUDE: The Spiritual Sailor (from The Sacred Harp): setting by James Boeringer CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Leader:       Jesus did not limit his ministry to the four walls of the church. People:      Jesus was out there fighting injustice and speaking truth to power every single day. Leader:      …