Sermons on Matthew

Sermons on Matthew

Surprised By Peace

Sunday December 11 2022THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENTSurprised By CHristmas: Surprised by PeaceLuke 1:26-28; Matthew 1:18-25rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch The Table8:30am Gathering & WelcomeSongs Let There Be Peace; Glory (Let There Be Peace)Lighting the Advent CandleSong Light of The WorldChildren’s TimeScripture Luke 1:26-38; Matthew 1:18-25 NRSVMessage Surprised By PeaceGratitude MomentSong of Gratitude O What A KingCommunionInvitation & BenedictionSong My Soul Magnifies The LordExit Traditional Worship11:00am Prelude Welcome Voluntary Fanfare for Christmas Day (Averre)Lighting the Advent CandleHymn Angels From The Realms Of…

Surprised By Hope

Sunday November 27 2022FIRST sunday of adventsurprised By CHristmas: Surprised By HopeMicah 5:2; Matthew 2:18Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch THE TABLE8:30AM GatheringSongs  Come Lord Jesus (Even So Come); Forever ReignLighting the Advent CandleSong O Come O Come EmmanuelChildren’s TimeScripture Micah 5:2;Matthew2:1-8 NRSVMessage Surprised By HopeGratitude MomentSong of Gratitude God With UsCommunionInvitation & BenedictionSong Let The World Sing GloriaExit TRADITIONAL WORSHIP11:00AM Prelude Welcome Voluntary On This Day Earth Shall Ring (UMH 248, v 1)Lighting the Advent CandleHymn O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (UMH 211, v 1-4))The Apostles’ Creed  UMH 881Response God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Preparation for PrayerCall…

Why Neighbor?

Sunday APril 24 2022Loving God, Loving Neighbor:Why Neighbor?MATTHEW 22:34-40 NRSVRev Jessica Wright 34 When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, 35 and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” 37 He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the…

We Believe in the Holy Catholic Church

Sunday March 27 2022The FOurth Sunday of LentwE bELIEVE iN tHE hOLY cATHOLIC cHURCHMATTHEW 5:14-16, 16:18 & 1 PETER 2:9-10 NRSVrEV MARY bETH hARDESTY-cROUCH sCRIPTURE 14 “You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. 15 No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so…

Will The Real Jesus Please Stand Up? Week Three

Sunday January 23 2022Will The Real Jesus Please Stand Up?Week ThreeMatthew 7:7-11Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 7 “Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. 9 Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for bread, will give a stone? 10 Or if the…

A Circle of Life

Sunday November 14 2021A Circle of Lifematthew 14: 13-21Adam Lubbers Scripture 13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14 When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick. 15 When it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a deserted…