Sunday, March 8, 2015

Lent 3
Theme: “Seven Respectable Sins”

Scripture: John 2:13-22
Sermon: “Great Big Stuff”, Rev. Donna Pritchard preaching
Focus: The “respectable” sin of consumerism is really the “deadly” sin of gluttony

This Week’s Music

  • Prelude: Lied from 24 Pieces; Louis Vierne; Jonas Nordwall, organist
  • Introit: Cantate Domino (Sing to the Lord a New Song); Becki Slagle Mayo; The Sound Seekers; Ronnee Edwards, director; Marion Hollenberg, accompanist
  • Anthem: My Shepherd Will Supply My Need; Virgil Thomson; The Chancel Choir; Erick Lichte, conductor
  • Offertory: Total Eclipse from Samson Oratorio; DGeorge F. Handel; Jonathan Green, soloist
  • Postlude: Marcia from Symphony No. 3; Charles Widor; 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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