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    Sunday, December 11, 2016 (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

    Third Sunday of Advent Sermon:“It’s a Wonderful Life”, Rev. Donna Pritchard, preaching Scripture: Luke 1:47-55 We extend a special welcome to our visitors. First United Methodist Church of Portland declares that we will be an advocate for peace in our local communities and world. As a Reconciling Congregation, members of this

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    “If Only In Our Dreams” Advent sermon series continues

    Date:  December 4, 2016 Title:  “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Matthew 3:1-12             Early Warning Systems:  we’ve all heard about them.  We can appreciate their usefulness when it comes to things like tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes.  Even when we think about health risks and

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    Sunday, December 4, 2016 (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

    Second Sunday of Advent | Communion Sermon: “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”, Rev. Donna Pritchard, preaching Scripture: Matthew 3:1-12 This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: Pat-A-Pan; arr. R. W. Thygerson; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: Christmas Tidings; C. E. Walz; Shelly Edwards, pianist 10:30 a.m. Prelude: Noel et Duo; L. C. Daquin; Jonas

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    Sunday, November 27, 2016 (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

    First Sunday of Advent Sermon: “Expectations and Lamentations”, Rev. Jeremy Smith preaching Scripture: Matthew 24:36-44 This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: Come, Ye Thankful People, Come; Tedd Smith; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: Wexford Carol; Stan Pethel; Shelly Edwards, pianist 10:30 a.m. Prelude: Noel Provencale ; arr. Robert  Bedell; Jonas Nordwall, organist Anthem:

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    Circuit Rider Newsletter for November 23, 2016

    The Circuit Rider newsletter is published biweekly. Download this issue (November 23, 2016) in PDF format. Check out the Newsletter Archives for issues from past years. Inside you will find news from around First Church.