Scripture: Hebrews 13:1-6
Sermon: Channels of Grace, Rev. Jeremy Smith preaching
Focus: Offering blessing freely and getting out of the way of grace
This Week’s Music
- Prelude: Aeterna Christi munera (5 pieces on Plainchant Melodies), Healey Willan; Jonas Nordwall, organist
- Anthem: In Paradisum, Gabriel Faure; The Chancel Choir, Ethan Sperry, guest conductor
- Offertory: Gott ist unsre Sonn und Schild, Cantata No. 79, J. S. Bach; Mark Woodward, soloist
- Postlude: Recessional (5 Pieces on Plainchant Melodies), Healey Willan
We extend a special welcome to our visitors. Portland First United Methodist Church declares that we will be an advocate for peace in our local communities and world. As a Reconciling Congregation, members of this congregation have pledged to welcome and support all who want to worship with us, regardless of race, gender, class or sexual orientation.
Visit the Coffee Hour after worship today for a tasty treat, good coffee, and lively conversation. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the people and programs of First Church.