Sermons on Acts

May 21: Lifted Up

Scripture Reading (CEB) Acts1:1-11 1 “If you Theophilus, the first scroll I wrote concerned everything Jesus did and taught from the beginning, 2 right up to the day when he was taken up into heaven. Before he was taken up, working in the power of the Holy Spirit, Jesus instructed the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering,…

April 23 – Anniversary Sunday: (Jeremiah’s) Field of Dreams

Celebrating SJR’s 69th Anniversary with our guest worship leader, Rev. Dr. Orville James. Scripture Reading:  Acts 2: 42-47  (CEB) 42 The believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to the community, to their shared meals, and to their prayers. 43 A sense of awe came over everyone. God performed many wonders and signs through the…

May 1: Easter 3

Scripture Reading (CEB) verses from Acts 9:1-20 1 Meanwhile, Saul was still spewing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest, 2 seeking letters to the synagogues in Damascus. If he found persons who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, these letters would authorize him to take them as prisoners…

Pentecost

Readings from Scripture (Message)  Acts 2:1-21 When the Feast of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Without warning there was a sound like a strong wind, gale force—no one could tell where it came from. It filled the whole building. Then, like a wildfire, the Holy Spirit spread through their ranks, and…

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Welcome to our online worship service! This morning we will celebrate communion. You are invited to gather whatever you have available for your communion elements. For the ‘bread’: a bun, crackers (yes, Goldfish crackers are perfectly ok!), bread, etc. For the wine: juice, milk, water, wine, ice tea, etc.

As well, we will be blessing prayer shawls in the service. If you have recently completed a shawl but haven’t had a chance to get it to Teresa, you are invited to have the shawl(s) with you during the blessing time.