Sermons by Ivy Parker
The Table of Thanksgiving.
Sunday, November 18, 2018. The Table of Thanksgiving. – Hebrews 10:11-25.
Ivy Parker, Director of Discipleship, shares the significance of the gifts we all have and the importance of sharing those gifts with the body of Christ, the church. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:4-7, 12-27
“Who Am I?” – Ash Wednesday Message and Music
Director of Discipleship, Ivy Parker, shares an Ash Wednesday message that encourages us to reflect on who we are and whose we are. This message is followed by a beautiful rendering of a Casting Crowns song, “Who Am I?” by our Reflect and Renew Worship Team featuring Jean McCullough on vocals and Tony McCullough and Mark Binkley on guitars. This beautiful music can be heard every Wednesday night at 7PM at the R&R@7 contemplative service.
“Practices That Sustain Us”
Ivy Parker, Director of Discipleship, shares a message on qualities of healthy churches incorporating gratitude, truth, promise keeping, and hospitality, and how adopting these practices bring significant spiritual growth in the body of Christ – the church. Scripture: Acts 2:42-47
“On The Right Side”
Ivy Parker, Director of Discipleship at GUMC, paints the picture of Jesus’ 3rd appearance to the disciples, cooking them breakfast by the seashore and challenging them (and us) to trust the path He sets before us. Scripture: John 21:1-14
“The Better Way”
Ivy Parker, Director of Discipleship, shares a message based on the story of Mary and Martha preparing for a dinner with Jesus that encourages us to make the choice to not neglect fellowship with Christ over mundane duties and chores in life. Scripture: Luke 10:38-42
“The Glory Of God Revealed”
Ivy Parker, Genesis’ Director of Discipleship and Christian Nurture, uses Jesus’ first miracle of transforming water into wine to illustrate her message of how we can encounter the revelation of God’s glory.
“Experiencing God’s Glory, Responding To God’s Call”
Director of Discipleship, Ivy Parker, utilizes the graphic text of Isaiah 6 to challenge believers to respond to His call.