Fourth sunday in ordinary time
Service of the Lord’s Day with Rev. David Bayse
Sermon Title: “To Earn the Name Christian”
Scripture: Psalm 36:5-10; Philippians 2:5-15.
Choral Anthem: “Simon’s Prayer: Words: Luke 2:29-32, Music by Alex F. Hegenbart
Lord, now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace, according to Thy word; For mine eyes have seen Thy salvation. Alleluia… For mine eyes have seen Thy salvation which Thou hast prepared before the face of all people. A light to lighten the Gentiles, and Thy people Israel. Alleluia…
third sunday in ordinary time
Service of the Lord’s Day with Rev. Betsy Soto
Sermon Title: “Magic and Miracles”
Scripture: Isaiah 62: 1-5; John 2:1-11.
Choral Anthem: “This is my Father’s world” Words by Maltbie D. Babcock, Music by Steven Strite
This is my Father’s world, and to my listening ears, all nature sings and round me rings the music of the spheres. This is my Father’s world, I rest me in the thought of rocks and trees, of skies and seas; his hand the wonders wrought. This is my Father’s world, the birds their carols raise. The morning light, the lily white declare their Maker’s praise. This is my Father’s world, he shines in all that’s fair; in rustling grass I hear him pass, he speaks everywhere. This is my Father’s world, O let me never forget that though the wrong seems oft so strong, God is the Ruler yet. This is my Father’s world, the battle is not done; Jesus who died shall be satisfied, and earth and heaven be one! Alleluia…
Epiphany of the lord
Service of the Lord’s Day with Rev. Ed Soto.
Sermon Title; “G.P.S.: God Positioning System”
Scripture: Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12
Choral Anthem: “In the Bleak Midwinter” Words by Christina Rossetti, Incorporating tunes: Darke, Scottish Folk Tune, and Cranham, Arranged by Joseph M. Martin
In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan. Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone. Snow had fallen snow on snow… in the bleak midwinter, long ago. Heaven cannot hold Him; nor earth sustain. Heaven and earth shall flee away when He comes to reign. In the bleak midwinter, a stable place sufficed the Lord God incarnate, Jesus Christ. What can I give Him, poor as I am? If I were s shepherd, I would bring a lamb. If I were a wise man, I would do my part. Yet what I can, I give Him give my heart. I give my heart…