Sermons on Stewardship

Sermons on Stewardship

The Widow’s Way

Sunday november 7 2021The Widow’s WayMark 12: 38-44Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 38 As Jesus taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, 39 and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets! 40 They devour widows’ houses and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation.”41 He sat down opposite the…

The Next Act: All Saints Sunday

Sunday october 31 2021The Next act: All Saints SundayISAIAH 25:6-10A NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 6 On this mountain the LORD of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wines, of rich food filled with marrow, of well-aged wines strained clear. 7 And he will destroy on this mountain the shroud that is cast over all peoples, the sheet that is spread over all nations; 8 he will swallow up death forever.…

The Next Act: Children’s Ministry

Sunday October 24 2021The Next Act: Children’s MinistryLUKE 18:16-17 NRSV Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 15 People were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them; and when the disciples saw it, they sternly ordered them not to do it. 16 But Jesus called for them and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs. 17 Truly I tell you,…

The Next Act: Youth Ministry

Sunday October 17 2021The Next Act: Youth MinistryHebrews 5:12-6:3 NRSVElise Bernhard & Avery Murphy Scripture 12 For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic elements of the oracles of God. You need milk, not solid food; 13 for everyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is unskilled in the word of righteousness. 14 But solid food is for the mature, for those whose faculties have been trained…

The Next Act: Adult Ministry

Sunday October 10 2021The Next Act: Adult Ministry2 Kings 2:6-12 NRSVRev Gene Gurley scripture 6 Then Elijah said to him, “Stay here; for the LORD has sent me to the Jordan.” But he said, “As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So the two of them went on. 7 Fifty men of the company of prophets also went, and stood at some distance from them, as they both were standing by the Jordan.…

The Next Act: Music Ministry

Sunday October 3 2021The Next Act: Music Ministry SundayJohn 21: 15-17Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 A second time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know…