Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke

The Father & The Prodigal Son

Sunday July 25 2021The Rest of the Story: The Father & The Prodigal SonLuke 15:11-24Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch This is a story about forgiveness, but the rest of the story asks the question “Who is the Prodigal?” Scripture 11 Then Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the property that will belong to me.’ So he divided his property between them. 13…

Mary & The Angel

Sunday June 13 2021 The Rest Of The Story: Mary & The Angel Luke 1:26-38 NRSV Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-CroucH This is a story about God choosing Mary to be the mother of Jesus, but the rest of the story is how she was favored by God. Scripture 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the…

ReNEW: Week Three

Sunday April 25 2021ReNew: Week ThreeThe Gift of SabbathGeNESIS 2:3, ExODUS 20:8-11, LUKE 13:10-17 NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 3 So God blessed the seventh day and hallowed it, because on it God rested from all the work that he had done in creation. GENESIS 2:3 NRSV 8 Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work. 10 But the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God;…

The Light of The World

Thursday December 24 2020Christmas EveHome With Christ: The Light of the WorldLuke 2: 1-20Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch 1 In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 All went to their own towns to be registered. 4 Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David called Bethlehem,…

Savior

Sunday December 6 2020Second Sunday of AdventHome with Christ: SaviorMatthew 1:20b-21, Luke 2:8-12 Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch 20b An angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, for the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21 She will bear a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:20b-21…

The Impact of Ministry

Sunday October 25 202011:00AM Gathering MJ Wright Welcome & PrayerRev Jessica Wright Song of PraiseCome Thou Fount, Come Thou King (CCLI 4775010)Resonate Transition to Prayer Dawn & Scott Horton Song of PrayerReckless Love (CCLI 7089641)Resonate Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Maxie Moore Children’s TimeApril Kwan & Trish Morehead Gratitude MomentRev Jessica Wright Song of GratitudeGloria from Heiligmesse (Haydn)Choir Introduction to MessageRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture ReadingLuke 23:32-43 NRSVSally Haynie 32 Two others also, who were criminals, were led away…

Grounded in Gratitude

Sunday October 18 202011:00am GatheringMJ Wright Welcome & Prayer Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of Praise From The Day (CCLI 7023274)Resonate Transition to Prayer Hortons Song of Prayer10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) (CCLI 6016351)Resonate Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Maxie Moore Children’s TimeApril Kwan and Trish Morehead Gratitude Moment Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of GratitudeI Thank You Lord (CCLI 5632640)Chancel Choir Intro to MessageRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture ReadingLuke 7:36-50 NRSVLaurie Sweet 36 One of the Pharisees asked…

Jesus for the Burdened

Sunday October 11 202011:00am GatheringMJ Wright Welcome & PrayerRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Hymn of PraiseSpirit of Faith, Come Down (CCLI 753198)UMH 332: Verses 1-4Resonate/Chancel Choir Transition to PrayerCheryl Esbrook Hymn of PrayerSpirit Song (CCLI 27824)UMH 347: Verses 1-2 & RefrainResonate/Chancel Choir Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Maxie Moore Children’s TimeApril Kwan & Trish Morehead Gratitude MomentRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of GratitudeMove (CCLI 7115546)Resonate Intro to MessageRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture ReadingLuke 13:10-17 NRSVMary Lou Workman 10 Now he…

Jesus for Those in Authority

Sunday October 4 202011:00am Gathering Gospel MedleyRev Rusty King Announcements, Welcome, and PrayerRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of PraiseThe Way (CCLI 7089024)Resonate Transition to Prayer Rev Rusty King Hymn of Prayer Jesus’ Hands Were Kind Hands (CCLI 2325651)UMH 273: Verses 1-3Resonate Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Maxie Moore Children’s TimeApril Kwan & Trish Morehead Gratitude Moment Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of GratitudeThis I Believe (CCLI 7018338)Resonate Intro to MessageRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch ScriptureLuke 7:1-10 NRSVChris Schulmeister 1After Jesus had…

Jesus for the Outsider

Sunday September 27 202011:00am GatheringMenuetto (Bach)Ensemble: Cassidy Thomson, harpsichord; Daisy Miller, clarinet; James Miller, clarinet; Megan Miller, bassoon; Jessica Mingee, horn; Kayla Miller, violin I; Scott Horton, violin II; Campbell Jordan, viola; Kevin Quick, double bass Announcements, Welcome, and Prayer Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Hymn of Praise Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (CCLI 2646677)UMH 66, V 1-4Resonate Transition to Prayer Rev Rusty King Hymn of Prayer For the Beauty of the Earth (CCLI 43200)UMH 92, V 1-6 &…

Jesus for the Outcast

Sunday September 20 202011:00am GatheringOde to Joy (Beethoven)Rev Rusty King Welcome & Prayer Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Hymn of PraiseO For a Thousand Tongues to Sing (CCLI 1369)UMH 57: V 1-7Resonate Transition to Prayer Song of Prayer Way Maker (CCLI 7115744)Resonate Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Jessica Wright Children’s TimeApril Kwan and Trish Morehead Gratitude Moment Rev Jessica Wright Song of GratitudeYou Say (CCLI 7071357)Resonate Intro to Message Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture Samuel KwanLuke 19:1-10 NRSV 1 He entered Jericho…

Luke: Jesus for Everyone

Sunday September 13 202011:00am GatheringGod Will Take Care Of You (CCLI 5039236 )MJ Wright Welcome & PrayerRev Jessica Wright Song of PraiseJoy To The World (Unspeakable Joy) (CCLI 5607039)Resonate Transition to Prayer Hymn of PrayerAway In A Manger (CCLI 38583)UMH 217: Verses 1-3Resonate Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Maxie MooreMJ Wright Children’s TimeApril Kwan and Trish Morehead Gratitude MomentRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of GratitudeYou Are Good (CCLI 3383788)Resonate Message IntroRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture ReadingLuke 6:17-19 NRSV &…