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    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Trinity Sunday/First Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8, Romans 8:12-17 Sermon: “Here am I, send me!”, Rev. Donna Pritchard preaching Focus: Being “adopted” as children of God, given a spirit of courage for action This Week’s Music Prelude: Prelude from ‘The Dream of Gerontius’; Edward Elgar (1857 – 1893); Jonas

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    Circuit Rider Newsletter for May 27, 2015

    The Circuit Rider newsletter is published biweekly. Download this issue (May 27, 2015) in PDF format. Check out the Newsletter Archives for issues from past years. Inside you will find news about our move of worship to Collins Hall beginning this Sunday! Come support our Youth for Youth Sunday at

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    A Sermon for Pentecost Sunday

    Date:  May 24, 2015 Title:  “Interpreting the Language of the Divine” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  John 15:26, 27; 16:4b-15              In the spirit of Pentecost, and in the lingering glow of vacation, let me begin this morning by saying, Hola!  Buenos Dias

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    Join the First Church Birders
    and the UMC Hikers

    Join the First Church Birders and the UMC Hikers for a Goose Hollow Hill Climb with author and ‘forensic pedestrian’ Laura O Foster. Saturday, May 30th, 9am to Noon Meet in the First Church parking lot for this exciting (and strenuous) exploration of our neighborhood. Learn about Goose Hollow history,

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    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Pentecost Sunday Scripture: Acts 2:1-21; John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 Sermon: “A Wild Dove, NOT a Tame Pigeon”, Rev. Donna Pritchard preaching Focus: God’s Holy Spirit is full of life, unpredictable, and sets us free to be as well This Week’s Music Prelude: Cortége; Maurice Duruflé; Jonas Nordwall, organist Anthem: Blow Ye