January 12, 2020 – Baptism of the Lord

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

Reaffirmation of the Baptismal Vow, Receiving of 2020 Financial Pledges

Scripture: Matthew 3:1-17 (p. 880-1, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:16-17)

Message: Jesus’ Baptism

Theme: In our baptism, we are called by God to a new way of being.

Hymns We Will Sing:
HYMN #409 “God Is Here!” (ABBOT’S LEIGH)
HYMN #96 “On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry” (WINCHESTER NEW)              HYMN #318 “In Christ There Is No East or West” (ST. PETER)

Prayer of the Day: Dear God, your only son came to impart the Spirit’s power and mercy to all. May our hearts receive him and turn from the ways of selfish pride. Amen.

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