Sermons from May 2021

Sermons from May 2021

The Power of Worship

Sunday may 30 2021The Power of WOrshipIsaiah 6: 1-8Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-CROUCH scripture 1 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of his robe filled the temple. 2 Seraphs were in attendance above him; each had six wings: with two they covered their faces, and with two they covered their feet, and with two they flew. 3 And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy,…

Days Ahead

Sunday May 23 2021Graduate SundayDays AheadJeremiaH 29:11 NRSV; Romans 8:35-39 NRSVGrant Bernhard, Sabrina Fairchild, Caleb Gant, Brenden Pitney Scripture 11 For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.JEREMIAH 29:11 NRSV 35 Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will hardship, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 36 As it is written,“For your…

ReNEW: Week Six

Sunday May 16 2021ReNEW: Week SixChange The World SundayMatthew 28:16-20 NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father…

ReNEW: Week Five

Sunday May 9 2021ReNEW: Week FIVESanCtification1 Peter 1:13-16 NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch SCRIPTURE 13 Therefore prepare your minds for action, discipline yourselves; set all your hope on the grace that Jesus Christ will bring you when he is revealed. 14 Like obedient children, do not be conformed to the desires that you formerly had in ignorance. 15 Instead, as he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in all your conduct; 16 for it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” 1 Peter…

ReNEW: Week Four

28 “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” MATTHEW 11:28-30 NRSV