Sermons on John

Sermons on John

WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY

WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION (and holy community) Westport Presbyterian Church—“The Phoenix Is Rising!” October 2, 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:…

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…

Go Beyond the Mind You Now Have!

In Person and Livestream Worship Services, July 10, 2022 (Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am and then crossposted here) PRELUDE: Come, Holy Ghost, with God the Son; Plainsong melody CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Pastor:       It is through weakness and vulnerability that we learn empathy and compassion People:      And discover our souls.…

Get Out!— Before You Are Burned Out!

4th Sunday of Pentecost—Season of Holy Spirit Power June 26, 2022     11am PRELUDE: Voluntary for Flutes— John Stanley CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS     Leader:    From Moses to Jesus, those who spoke truth to power, People:    Those who refused to accept that injustice and inequality had to exist Leader:    And that there was no better way People:     Always found…

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…

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:…

Come to a Thin Place!

9th Sunday of In Person Services August 1, 2021 PRELUDE:  1. Pass et Medio; 2. Allemande —from The Danserye, Tylman Susato, arr. David deSilva CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS HYMN: 65            Glory to God Hymnal           Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah UNISON CALL TO CONFESSION AND COMMITMENT SUNG RESPONSE: 656               Glory to God hymnal      We’ve Come This Far By…

Thinking Christians Seek I Thou Intimacy

8th Sunday of In Person Services July 25, 2021 PRELUDE: Standing on the Rock-Carter/Bradbury, arr. Patti Drennan CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS      Pastor:       The encounter with God does not come to us in order that we may henceforth attend to God People:      But in order that we may prove its meaning in action in the world. Pastor:       All revelation is a calling and…