Sermons on Luke (Page 2)

Sermons on Luke (Page 2)

Living Under This Tension

Westport Presbyterian Church Season of Epiphanies! Realizations! Serendipities! Surprise Appearances! Sudden Awakenings! February 27, 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: Sonata “Fred the Cat”: IV. Andante—Alan Hovhaness UNISON CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Earth, our home,  rising above its moon,delights and inspires everyone who sees it from space.Against intense cosmic black,the blue…

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…

DIALOGUE SERMON

Holy Advent!!! December 5, 2021    11:00 am  PRELUDE: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel— Bradley Sowash CALL TO WORSHIP  –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 potential for doing…

A Fool’s Story

In Person and Livestream Worship Services Sept 5, 2021    11:00 am  PRELUDE: Sonata in G major, L. 179–Domenico Scarlatti CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS               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 potential…

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,…

A Long Walk With Burning Questions!

2nd  Sunday of Easter! April 11, 2021, 11:00 am  (Printable PDF) Click here for video (the website isn’t letting me embed this one): https://www.facebook.com/138553082827110/videos/2917718088472328 PRELUDE: Sonata in D Major—  Mateo Albéniz CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS HYMN: Christ the Lord Is Risen Today #245 CALL TO CONFESSION AND COMMITMENT HYMN:  Because You…

The Secret of Everything that Matters

Second Sunday of Lent, February 28, 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: Wayfaring Stranger— arr. Eva Cassidy CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS  Pastor:       I don’t know how our ancestors walked their troubles and trials down. All:           …

Light Worth Waiting For!

Order of Worship Service, December 27, 2020   11:00 am (printable PDF) First Sunday After Christmas (Video will be posted on the church’s FB page at 11am.  Video will be cross-posted here just after it’s posted there) PRELUDE: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks— Thomas Keesecker A CALL TO BE PRESENT AT THE MANGER (Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page…

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…