Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Refresh: Week Three

1 All the people gathered together into the square before the Water Gate. They told the scribe Ezra to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had given to Israel. 2 Accordingly, the priest Ezra brought the law before the assembly, both men and women and all who could hear with understanding. This was on the first day of the seventh month. 3 He read from it facing the square before the Water Gate from early…

Refresh: Week Two

Sunday January 10 2021Refresh: Week TWOjeremiah 31: 31-34 NRSVRev Mary Beth hardesty-Crouch 31 The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 32 It will not be like the covenant that I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt—a covenant that they broke, though I was their husband, says the LORD.…

Refresh: Week One

Sunday January 3 2021Refresh Week OneIsaiah 60: 1-6 NRSVRev Mary Beth hardesty-Crouch 1 Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you. 2 For darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the LORD will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you. 3 Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.4 Lift up your eyes and look around; they all…

Sacrificial Giving

Sunday November 1 202011:00am GatheringMJ Wright Welcome & PrayerRev Jessica Wright Hymn of PraiseFor All The Saints (CCLI 4955397 )UMH 711: Verses 1-4, 6 Celebrating the SaintsRev Mary Beth Hardesty-CrouchThe roses on today’s altar are in honor of the saints who have gone before us. Song of PrayerFaithful (CCLI 5869877)Resonate Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Jessica Wright Children’s TimeApril Kwan and Trish Morehead Gratitude MomentMelinda Cotton & Elizabeth Fairchild Song of GratitudeWhen The Saints (Rutter)Choir Intro to Message Rev…

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…

Unlikely Heroes: Esther

May 31 2020 GatheringOde To Joy (Beethoven)*Rev Rusty King Welcome and Announcements Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch A Message from the BishopRev. Michael McKee Song of Praise Open Up The Heavens (CCLI 6304702)Resonate Hymn of Prayer Spirit Of The Living God (CCLI 23488)UMH 393Chancel Choir/Orchestra Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Jessica Wright Children’s TimeApril Kwan and Trish Morehead Gratitude MomentRev Jessica Wright Song of GratitudeCapriccio (McChesney)**Kevin Quick ScriptureEsther 4:9-17 NRSVSabrina Fairchild 9 Hathach went and told Esther what Mordecai had said.…

Give: Where Your Treasure Is…

March 22 20209:30am Worship GatheringMJ Wright WelcomeRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Songs of PraiseWorth It AllI Have A HopeResonate Song of PrayerHow Great Thou ArtResonate Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s PrayerRev Jessica Wright Children’s TimeTrish Morehead Scripture ReadingMatthew 6:19-21Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch MessageRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch“Give: Where Your Treasure Is…” Our Gifts To GodI’d Rather Have YouRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Invitation & BenedictionRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sending SongEverlasting GodResonate