Sunday, November 23, 2014

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Christ the King Sunday

Scripture: Psalm 100; Matthew 5:13-16
Sermon: “Salt of the Earth, and Light of the World”, Rev. Jeremy Smith preaching
Focus: Celebration of our role to play with Jesus … staking our claim with Christ

This Week’s Music

  • Prelude: Thanksgiving; Richard Purvis; Jonas Nordwall, organist
  • Anthem: Hallelujah from Mount of Olives; Ludwig Van Beethoven; The Chancel Choir; Erick Lichte, conductor
  • Offertory: Praise to the Lord the Almighty; arr.; Kevin McChesney; juBELLation; Karin McDonough, director
  • Postlude: Now Thank We All Our God; J. S. Bach/Virgil Fox; 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.

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