Worship Services Archive (Page 3)

Worship Services Archive (Page 3)

Fools for Christ!

Westport Presbyterian Church Appearances and Sudden Awakenings! February 20, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: Standing In the Need of Prayer— arr. Robert Vandall 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.…

The Sermon on the Mount Plain

Season of Epiphanies! Realizations! Serendipities! Surprise Appearances and Sudden Awakenings!    February 13, 2022, 11:00 am    PRELUDE: Adoration—Florence Price 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…

Feeling Deeply Depressed? Go Deeper to Stay Buoyant!

Epiphany Season Celebration—Westport Presbyterian Church January 30, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: Song Without Words in E-flat major, op. 30, no. 1-Felix Menselssohn CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Leader:          For stars guiding and doves descending! People:         For epiphanies glad surprising!…

An Epiphany Not Everyone Wants to Have !

Epiphany Season Celebration—Westport Presbyterian Church January 23, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: Siyahamba/Thuma Mina (“Send Me, Jesus”)—arr. Mark Sedio CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Leader:        For stars guiding and doves descending! People:       For epiphanies glad surprising! Leader         For skies circling and streams singing! People:       For four leggeds talking…

Martin Luther King Celebration Service

Epiphany #2—Martin Luther King Celebration Service   January 16, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: There Is a Balm in Gilead—setting, Bradley Sowash CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Pastor:       A man went forth with gifts. People:     He was a prose poem. Pastor:       He was a tragic grace. People:     He was a warm music. Pastor:       He tried to heal the vivid volcanoes. People   …

Living Inside the Epiphany Story!

Celebration of Epiphany January 9, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: What Star Is This (PUER NOBIS) —Thomas Keesecker CALL TO CELEBRATE EPIPHANY Pastor: Epiphany is the holy season of illumination!—the birth of the Life Light! People: Epiphany is the holy season of revelations!—the birth of the Life Light! Pastor: Epiphany is surprising appearances! People: Cosmic signs! Pastor:…

Christmas: The Sequel 

Westport Presbyterian Church Order of Worship Service, January 2, 2021   11:00 am    Days of Christmas Tide PRELUDE:  Go Tell a Wonderful Child – Bradley Sowash  (based on two African American spirituals) A CALL TO BE PRESENT AT THE MANGER (Pastor) Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, the flying cloud, the frosty light; (People) Ring, happy bells, across the snow:…

Illuminated Christmas Eve Service

Order of Worship —December 24, 2021  (Printable PDF) *Note: Due to everyone who is knowledgeable about the filming of church services being on vacation, this is actually the video from last year’s service.  Most of the art this year is the same as last year’s art, but there are a few additions this year.  Art/photos unique to 2021 are attached at the bottom of…

Come, Holy Child!

Fourth Sunday of Advent—Christmas Sunday    December 19, 2021 PRELUDE: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme— arr. Daniel Léo Simpson, 2018 OPENING REFLECTION Leader         O Wisdom, O holy Spirit of God,   You infuse all creation with Your strong, tender care. People:       Arise! Show your people the way to liberating love! Leader:        The day of the Lord is very near!In…