Sermons by Rev. Susan Hartley

Sermons by Rev. Susan Hartley

Sin & Redemption

“Whoever does the will of God is my brother & sister” WESTPORT RISING WORSHIP SERVICE THIRD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST June 9, 2024 WORDS OF WELCOME PRELUDE:   Come, Holy Traveler;   Patricia Lou Harris OPENING SCRIPTURE:   Mark 2:23 – 3:6     Bob Russell, Liturgist CALL TO WORSHIP (from Psalm 130):  Leader:     Out of the depths, I cry to you, O Lord. People:   …

God Prays In Us, For Us and For the World

WESTPORT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WORSHIP SERVICE PENTECOST SUNDAY CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION May 19, 2024 at 11am (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 have Facebook) WORDS OF WELCOME…

Out of the Shadows, Into the Light

WESTPORT RISING WORSHIP SERVICE Ascension of the Lord Sunday & Mother’s Day May 12, 2024  PRELUDE:   Look, Ye Saints! The Sight Is Glorious                                                           Mark Hayes WORDS OF WELCOME OPENING SCRIPTURE (Ascension):   Luke 24: 44-52                                       Drew Irwin, Liturgist OPENING HYMN:  You, Lord, Are Both…

Reconciliation is Possible

See our facebook page for our live, online service: www.facebook.com/westportpresbyterian/live WESTPORT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WORSHIP SERVICE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION May 5, 2024 WORDS OF WELCOME                                                                             Pastor Susan Wesley Hartley PRELUDE:   Ballo del…

Bettie Taylor’s Memorial

A Celebration of the Life and Spirit of Bettie Taylor June 29, 1930 – January 6, 2024 PRELUDE                                      Emily Davidson, organist CALL TO WORSHIP:      Psalm 103      A Responsive Reading      Leader:     Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name!      People:    Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his…

A Prayer for the Ages

WESTPORT RISING WORSHIP SERVICE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER April 28, 2024 WORDS OF WELCOME PRELUDE:   Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service                Setting by Benjamin M. Culli OPENING SCRIPTURE:   John 15: 1-8          Bob Russell, Liturgist OPENING HYMN:  Like the Murmur of the Dove’s Song   GTG#285 RESPONSIVE CALL TO WORSHIP: Psalm 118: 19-24       Leader:     Open to…

Astonishing Beginnings

Westport Presbyterian Church   1835 – present Second Sunday of Easter April 7, 2024­­ WORDS OF WELCOME                                                                             Pastor Susan Wesley Hartley PRELUDE:   O Filii et Filiae (O Sons and Daughters)                                    Jean-François Dandrieu CALL TO…

Easter Celebration Service: Christ has Risen for Us All

Westport Presbyterian Church   1835 – present Easter Celebration Service March 31, 2024­­  Chapel Window—Westport Presbyterian Church  CHORAL PRELUDE:   Ubi Caritas (Glory to God #205)                                       Choir (Sings Twice) OPENING SCRIPTURE:   John 20: 1-18                   …

Keeping Vigil with Jesus as the Balance Shifts

(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 have Facebook) Westport Presbyterian Church   1835 – present…