Sermons on Matthew

Sermons on Matthew

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:…

The Binocular Vision of Matthew 25

Westport Presbyterian Church—”The Phoenix is Rising!” In-Person and Livestream Worship Service (a service to souls) August 28, 2022  11 am (Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am and then crossposted 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: Voluntary in…

The Greatest of These is Love

Season of the Holy Spirit Moving with Power November 14, 2021 PRELUDE: Home—Ola Gjeilo CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS: —Filling & Emptying      Rev Scott HYMN:    Here I Am, Lord  GTG#69   RESPONSIVE CONFESSION AND COMMITMENT     –by Michelle Obama Leader:        You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able  to solve the world’s…

Think Little 

Westport Presbyterian Church In-Person and Livestream Worship Service September 26, 2021 PRELUDE:  Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow (OLD HUNDREDTH) Bradley Sowash CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS (a call to worship): Pastor:      You are Creative Mystery! People:    You are the Unnamed Stupendous! Pastor:      You are Earth Maker! People:    Divine Light! Pastor:     …

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.…

Escape Plans!

4th Sunday of Return to In-Person Worship (Printable PDF) June 27, 2021  11 am  PRELUDE: Will You Come and Follow Me (KELVINGROVE) —setting by David Laskey CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS        Pastor:       Be alert, my people, for the surprising grace of the Living God! People:      Light Of The World starting to shine within us. We can see again! Pastor:       The…

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,…

What Does Your Life Want to Become?

Third Sunday of Lent—Celebration of Lord’s Supper  (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 *    Today’s service includes communion.  Please ready some bread and grape juice/wine in preparation. PRELUDE: O My Soul— SOUTHERN HARMONY, arr. Leila J. Viss CALL TO…

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…