Sermons on Isaiah

Sermons on Isaiah

Fear Knocked on the Door

In Person and Livestream Worship Service—a service to souls! Westport Presbyterian Church—The Phoenix is rising! September 25, 2022, 11:00 am (Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am and then cross-posted here.  If the video doesn’t load properly here, you should be able to click on the Watch on Facebook link and watch as a guest) PRELUDE: Allemande from…

DIALOGUE ON POLICE REFORM

CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION (and Holy Community) Westport Presbyterian Church August 7, 2022 11:00 am PRELUDE: Andante— César Franck RESPONSIVE CALL TO RENEW OUR SOULS Leader: Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. People: Every step toward the Kingdom of God goal of liberty and justice for all Leader: Requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; People:…

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.…

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,…

No One to Go to But God!

Epiphany #3—Martin Luther King Celebration Service  (Downloadable PDF) January 17, 2021, 11:00 am  PRELUDE: Wade in the Water—African American spiritual, arr. Joel Raney CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS  Pastor:        A man went forth with gifts. ALL:           He was a prose poem. Pastor:       He was a tragic grace. ALL:          He was a warm music. Pastor:       He tried…

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…

Christmas Cantata Worship Service

WORSHIP SERVICE for 3rd Sunday of Advent           Sunday, December 13, 2020   (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: Comfort Ye Every Valley Shall be Exalted -from Messiah, George Frideric Handel, Neal Long, tenor CALL TO RETURN TO SOULS HYMN: Lift Up Your…