Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

World Communion Sunday

Scripture: Genesis 3
Sermon: “Stuck between a God and a Serpent”, Rev. Jeremy Smith preaching
Focus: How the Bible has been used historically and why it can be problematic for us today.

This Week’s Music

  • Prelude: Andante (Fantasia K. 608) W. A. Mozart, Jonas Nordwall, organist
  • Introit: Ubi Caritas Becki Slagle Mayo, The Soundseekers, Ronnee Edwards, director
  • Anthem: Old Time Religion Arr. Moses Hogan, Megan Mattoon & Sarah Maines, soloists; The Chancel Choir, Erick Lichte, conductor
  • Offertory: Kamenoi Ostrow (Island) Anton Rubenstein; Jonas Nordwall, organist
  • Postlude: Allegro Maestoso (Water Music) G. F. Handel

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 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.

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