Grounded in Gratitude

Grounded in Gratitude

Sunday October 18 2020

MJ Wright

Welcome & Prayer
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

Song of Praise
From The Day (CCLI 7023274)

Transition to Prayer

Song of Prayer
10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) (CCLI 6016351)

Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
Rev Maxie Moore

Children’s Time
April Kwan and Trish Morehead

Gratitude Moment
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

Song of Gratitude
I Thank You Lord (CCLI 5632640)
Chancel Choir

Intro to Message
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

Scripture Reading
Luke 7:36-50 NRSV
Laurie Sweet

36 One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee’s house and took his place at the table. 37 And a woman in the city, who was a sinner, having learned that he was eating in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster jar of ointment. 38 She stood behind him at his feet, weeping, and began to bathe his feet with her tears and to dry them with her hair. Then she continued kissing his feet and anointing them with the ointment. 39 Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw it, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what kind of woman this is who is touching him—that she is a sinner.” 40 Jesus spoke up and said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” “Teacher,” he replied, “speak.” 41 “A certain creditor had two debtors; one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. 42 When they could not pay, he canceled the debts for both of them. Now which of them will love him more?” 43 Simon answered, “I suppose the one for whom he canceled the greater debt.” And Jesus said to him, “You have judged rightly.” 44 Then turning toward the woman, he said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave me no water for my feet, but she has bathed my feet with her tears and dried them with her hair. 45 You gave me no kiss, but from the time I came in she has not stopped kissing my feet. 46 You did not anoint my head with oil, but she has anointed my feet with ointment. 47 Therefore, I tell you, her sins, which were many, have been forgiven; hence she has shown great love. But the one to whom little is forgiven, loves little.” 48 Then he said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.” 49 But those who were at the table with him began to say among themselves, “Who is this who even forgives sins?” 50 And he said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.”

Grounded in Gratitude
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy (CCLI 3394478)
UMH 340: Verses 1-4 & Refrain

Invitation & Blessing
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

Amen (Rutter)
Chancel Choir

‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus (CCLI 22609 )
Jeff Black

Amen. UMH 902. John Rutter. © 1981 adapt. by the composer from The Lord Bless You and Keep You.