Scripture: Job – selected verses, especially 38:4ff
Sermon: “A Capricious God?”, Rev. Donna Pritchard preaching
Focus: How do we deal with human suffering and the notion of God’s providence?
This Week’s Music
- Prelude: Andante; Louis Vierne; Jonas Nordwall, organist
- Anthem: Out of the Deep from Requiem; John Rutter; The Chancel Choir, Erick Lichte, conductor
- Offertory: God Shall Wipe Away All Tears; Rob Roy Peery; André Flynn, soloist
- Postlude: March; Josef Merkel; Jonas Nordwall, organist
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.