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January 19, 2020 – Jesus Calls

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.

Scripture: Mark 1:21-45

Focus Scripture – When they found him, they said to him, “Everyone is searching for you.” (Mark 1:37)

Message: Jesus Calls

Theme: Jesus’ disciples learn from him as they follow in his ways.

Hymns We Will Sing:

*HYMN #726     “Will You Come and Follow Me”                (KELVINGROVE)

          *HYMN #727     “Will You Let Me Be Your Servant”   (THE SERVANT SONG)

          *HYMN #339     “Lift Every Voice and Sing”              (LIFT EVERY VOICE)

 

Prayer of the Day: Healing Lord Jesus, you performed miracles that helped followers become aware of your presence and your magnificence. Surprise us today with miracles that we desperately seek, and make your presence known to all. Amen.

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.

January 5, 2020 – Celebrating Epiphany

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.

 

 

 

 

Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12
Focus Scripture: “”When they saw that the star had stopped, they were overwhelmed with joy.”” (Matthew 2:10)
Message: “Epiphany”
Theme: The magi discovered the king and it was not who they expected.

Music:

  • HYMN #133   “O Come All Ye Faithful” (ADESTE FIDELES)
  • HYMN #151   “We Three Kings of Orient Are” (KINGS OF ORIENT)
  • HYMN #134  “Joy to the World” (ANTIOCH)

Prayer of the Day: Loving God, you revealed your Son to the nations by the guidance of a star. Lead us to your glory in heaven by the light of faith. Amen.