Sesquicentennial Celebration – October 9, 2016

Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

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 (Illustration from “The Little Colonel at Boarding School” published  in 1903 by church member, Annie Fellows Johnston.  Recognize the building in the background?)

Part 1

  • Ringing of the Bell
  • Welcome/A Moment in Time – Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Prelude:  “Largo from Symphony No. 9” – Antonin Dvorak (1841 – 1904) 

Part 2

  • Call to Worship – Brandon Ouellette, Seminarian Student
  • Opening Hymn:  “Lord of Light, Your Name Outshining” – ABBOT’S LEIGH
  • Call to Confession and Prayer/Assurance of Pardon –  Brandon Ouellette and congregation
  • Response – “Spirit of the Living God” – LIVING GOD
  • Passing of the Peace 

Part 3

  • Time for Young Disciples – Christiaan Faul – Director of Youth Ministries 

Part 4

  • Anthem:   The Chancel Choir – “Treasures in Heaven” – Joseph W. Clokey 

Part 5

  • The Scripture Reading:  Isaiah 43:16, 18-21
  • Sermon:  IT SPRINGS FORTH – Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • DOWNLOAD the sermon to play on your own audio device:  100916-sermon-jw 
        

Part 6

  • Sermon Hymn:  “O God, Our Faithful God” – O GOTT, DU FROMMER GOTT
  • Affirmation of Faith:   Brandon Ouelette and congregation 

Part 7

  • Welcome and Announcements:  Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Prayers of the People/The Lord’s Prayer 

Part 8

  • Musical Offering:  “Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy” – Marilyn Thompson
  • Doxology/Dedication of Gifts 

Part 9

  • Closing Hymn:  “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise” – ST. DENIO
  • Charge:  Rev, Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Benediction:  The Chancel Choir – “Three-fold Amen” – DANISH 

Part 10

  • The Postlude:  “Postludio”- George Blake (1912 – 1986) 

This week’s Bulletin: 

 

Download the bulletin:  October 9, 2016 Bulletin

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