Sermons from September 2021

Sermons from September 2021

Daring The Journey

Sunday September 26 2021Acts: The Adventure BeginsDaring The JourneyActs 28: 1-6, 11-16, 30-31 NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 1 After we had reached safety, we then learned that the island was called Malta. 2 The natives showed us unusual kindness. Since it had begun to rain and was cold, they kindled a fire and welcomed all of us around it. 3 Paul had gathered a bundle of brushwood and was putting it on the fire, when a viper, driven out…

Creating An Uproar

Sunday September 19 2021ACTS: The Adventure BeginsCreating An UproarActs 19: 11-20Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Scripture 11 God did extraordinary miracles through Paul, 12 so that when the handkerchiefs or aprons that had touched his skin were brought to the sick, their diseases left them, and the evil spirits came out of them. 13 Then some itinerant Jewish exorcists tried to use the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “I adjure you by the Jesus…

Deliverance For All

sunday September 12 2021ACTS: THE ADVENTURE BEGINSDeliverance For AllActs 16:25-34 NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch SCRIPTURE 25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. 26 Suddenly there was an earthquake, so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone’s chains were unfastened. 27 When the jailer woke up and saw the prison doors wide open, he drew his sword…

The Power of Prayer

Sunday August 29 2021ACTs: the adventure beginsthe power of prayerActs 12:6-11 NRSVrEV Brian hARDESTY-cROUCH CALL TO WORSHIP We come to worship to offer our praise and seek God’s path.We come carrying our doubt and faith, our fear and hope.We come to hear God’s word in song and in silence, in preaching and in prayer.We come to worship, trusting that the Spirit will transform us and transform the world, until the Kingdom of God is come on earth.