Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Sermons on Spiritual Growth

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

Nurture

SCRIPTURE: 1 Corinthians 3: 1-9; Philippians 1:6 In caring for the mind, body and spirit, we grow to become who God has created us to be. We’ll discuss nurturing as a spiritual discipline and growing with others in small groups. Key Points: Trusting Christ with our lives through spiritual disciplines Christ’s dying wish for Christians to be one The commitment to small groups.

Invite

Scripture: John 1: 35-51 Inviting is a simple way to describe evangelism: intentionally sharing our faith story with others and inviting people to live out their story within the body of Christ. In this sermon, we discuss the reasons and ways to share our story as well as the reasons we invite others into the community of Christ (church). We’ll talk about the biblical reasons to share our faith, how to overcome obstacles, and the power of invitation in regards…

Worship

Scripture: Luke 9:23, Romans 12:1-2 Worship is what captivates the heart’s affection, the minds attention, and the soul’s ambition. Christian worship is the outpouring of our lives led by the Holy Spirit rooted in God’s truth, devoting all we are and all we do to God’s glory. Individual worship is about emptying ourselves and making room for Christ to reign in every aspect of our lives. Corporate worship is a “prep rally” for God. It is all about God! It…