Sermons on Jesus

Sermons on Jesus

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…

Will The Real Jesus Please Stand Up? Week Two

Sunday January 16 2022Will The Real Jesus Please STand Up?Week TwoJohn 2: 13-22Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch scripture 13 The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15 Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the…

Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? Week One

Sunday January 9 2022wILL the Real Jesus Please Stand UP?Week oneMark 8: 27-33Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 27 Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” 28 And they answered him, “John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.” 29 He asked them, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter answered him, “You are…

Not That Kind of King

Sunday November 21 2021CHrist the King Sundaynot That Kind Of KingJohn 18: 33-37Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 33 Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” 34 Jesus answered, “Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?” 35 Pilate replied, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests have handed you over to me. What have you done?”…

The Royal TItles

Sunday November 29 2020The First Sunday of AdventHome with Christ: The Royal TitlesMicah 5:2, Matthew 2:1-2 NRSV  JOHN 15:4 MSG“Live in me. Make your home in me just as I do in you. In the same way that a branch can’t bear grapes by itself but only by being joined to the vine, you can’t bear fruit unless you are joined with me.MICAH 5:2 NRSV 2 But you, O Bethlehem of Ephrathah, who are one of the little clans of…

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 &…

Fear . . . And Faith: Week One

Sunday August 30 202011:00am GatheringSearch With All Your Heart (Buckwalter)Carillon Bells Welcome & Prayer Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of PraiseStand In Your Love (CCLI 7107821)Resonate Transition to PrayerCheryl Esbrook Hymn of Prayer It Is Well With My Soul (CCLI 25376)UMH 377: Verses 1-4 & RefrainChancel Choir, Orchestra, Organ Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Maxie Moore Children’s TimeApril Kwan and Trish Morehead Gratitude Moment Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Song of GratitudePeace Be Still (CCLI 7084363)Resonate Intro to MessageRev Mary…

Unlikely Heroes: A Boy and His Lunch

June 7 2020 GatheringBe Thou My Vision (CCLI 30639)MJ Wright WelcomeRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Hymn of PraiseHoly, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty (CCLI 1156)UMH 64, verses 1-4 Chancel Choir/Orchestra Song of Prayer10,000 Reasons (CCLI 6016351)Resonate Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Jessica Wright Children’s TimeApril Kwan and Trish Morehead Gratitude MomentRev Jessica Wright Song of GratitudeConfidence (CCLI 7102614)Resonate Scripture ReadingJohn 6:1-13 NRSVMelinda Cotton 6 After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea…