Sermons on Psalms

Sermons on Psalms

A THANKSGIVING SERVICE

WESTPORT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ORDER OF WORSHIP A THANKSGIVING SERVICE – CELEBRATING MANY STREAMS OF GRATITUDE GUEST WORSHIP LEADER: Micah Rose Emerson November 20, 2022 11 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…

On the Possibility of Learning Faith

In Person and Livestream Worship Service—a service to souls! Westport Presbyterian Church—The Phoenix is rising! October 23, 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, even if you don’t…

The Serenity Prayer

IN PERSON AND LIVESTREAM WORSHIP SERVICE – A Service to Souls! Westport Presbyterian Church—“The Phoenix Is Rising!” September 18, 2022   11:00 am PRELUDE: Voluntary for Organ—Charles Zeuner (1795-1857) CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS: Pastor: Glory be to God for dappled things – People: For skies of couple-colour as a brindled cow; Pastor: For rose-moles all in stipple…

A Faith Driven Response to Extremism

IN PERSON AND LIVESTREAM WORSHIP SERVICE – A Service to Souls! Westport Presbyterian Church—“The Phoenix Is Rising!” September 11, 2022   11:00 am “Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks” (9:46 am, Sept. 11, 2001) PRELUDE: Kelvingrove—Charles Callahan RESPONSIVE CALL TO RENEW OUR SOULS-Bishop Desmond Tutu and teh Dali Llama Pastor: It is through weakness…

What Cannot Be Seen

CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION (and holy community) Westport Presbyterian Church—“The Phoenix Is Rising!” September 4, 2022 11:00 am PRELUDE: Sonata in G Major, K. 283: Allegro—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart RESPONSIVE CALL TO RENEW OUR SOULS Leader: You are Creative Mystery! People: You are the Unnamed Stupendous! Leader: You are Earth Maker! People: Divine Light! Leader: Higher…

React or Reflect

Order of Worship Service—July 3, 2022 11:00 am Independence Day Sunday (Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am.  The video isn’t crossposting here properly, but just click on the “watch on facebook” option where the video should be and it will let you watch it without needing a facebook account) PRELUDE: Lift Every Voice and…

An Ascension Sunday Message

Memorial Day Sunday—Ascension Sunday—May 29, 2022 PRELUDE: Candles Burn in the Quiet Night—James Michael Stevens CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Memorial Day honoring of our beloved dead—school children, racist hate crime victims, veterans, war casualties, non-combatants the innocent of all nations, people who have given their lives in movements for equality, freedom and…

Givers and Takers

2nd Sunday of Lent Called by Jesus to—Love with abandon! Stand up for justice! Be healed ourselves! March 13 , 2022, 11:00 am PRELUDE: Sonata  in F minor, L. 174–Domenico Scarlatti CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS Pastor:      What brings you joy? People:     What slows you down? Pastor:      What gives you hope? People:     What makes you think? Pastor:      What invites you…

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…