Sermons on Philippians

Sermons on Philippians

We Believe in Jesus Christ

Sunday March 13 2022The Second Sunday of LentWe BELIEVE IN Jesus ChristPHILIPPIANS 2:5-11 NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 5 Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, 6 who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, 7 but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, 8 he humbled himself and became obedient…

Shalom: The Gift of Peace Week Two

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 20 2022SHALOM: THE GIFT OF PEACE Week TwoPhilippians 2: 1-4 NRSVREV MARY BETH HARDESTY-CROUCH Scripture 1 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, 2 make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. 3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. 4 Let…

Reflect: Week Three

Sunday March 7 2021Reflect: week 3COMMUNION SUNDAYI AM ABLE TO DO ALL THINGSPhilippians 4:10-13 NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch 10 I rejoice in the Lord greatly that now at last you have revived your concern for me; indeed, you were concerned for me, but had no opportunity to show it. 11 Not that I am referring to being in need; for I have learned to be content with whatever I have. 12 I know what it is to have little, and I know what it is to…

STILL Better Together WK 1

Sunday April 19 20209:30am GatheringMJ Wright WelcomeRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Songs of PraiseThe WayCCLI #7089024Crown Him With Many CrownsCCLI #23938 Song of PrayerWhat A FriendCCLI #5064328 Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Jessica Wright Children’s TimeApril Kwan Gratitude MomentRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of GratitudeThe ReasonCCLI#7104144 Scripture ReadingPhilippians 4:8-13 NRSVSunela Thomas 8 Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything…


April 5 20209:30am Gathering MJ Wright Welcome Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture Reading Matthew 21:1-11 Songs of Praise Hosanna (Praise Is Rising) Tell Me The Stories Of Jesus UMH 277 – Verses 1-3 Song of PrayerAmazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) Pastoral Prayer Rev Jessica Wright Children’s Time April Kwan & Trish Morehead Gratitude Moment Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of Gratitude Depth Of Mercy Scripture Reading Luke 22:14-20 Communion & The Lord’s Prayer Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture Reading…

Joy, Gentleness, & Prayer

Sunday November 10Rev Mary Beth HardestY-Crouch 4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. 5 Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. 6 Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:4-7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Overcoming Gridlock

According to John Gottman, gridlock occurs when a conflict makes one feel rejected by one’s partner. They keep talking about it but make no headway, become entrenched in their positions and are unwilling to budge.

Creating A New Map

November 4, 2018 Hebrews 12: 1-2 & Philippians 3: 12-14 Rev. Dr. Abe Smith, preaching One of the greatest challenges for the church today is that the world in which we live is completely different than the world was 10 to 20 years ago. And the world continues to change. The road map to the future is unclear! How do we create a new path into the future? What’s essential for the Church to thrive?