Sunday, January 3, 2016 (8:30 am and 10:30 am)

First Sunday of the New Year
January Sermon Series | Communion

Theme: “Defining Moments: Decisions that Change Your Life”

Sermon: “Aha! … What An Epiphany!”, Rev. Donna Pritchard preaching
Scripture: Isaiah 60:1-6
Focus: Recognizing God in your life

This Week’s Music

8:30 a.m.

  • Prelude: I Have Decided to Follow Jesus; A. Zsolt; Shelly Edwards, pianist
  • Postlude: Joyful, Joyful; J. Purifoy; Shelly Edwards, pianist

10:30 a.m.

  • Organ Prelude: Rhosymedre; Ralph Vanghan Williams (1872 – 1958); Jonas Nordwall, organist
  • Offertory: Adoramus te, Christe; Orlande De Lassus; Deborah Benke, Megan Mattoon, Jonathan Green, André Flynn
  • Postlude: Toccata ; Jules Grisson (1842 – 1896); 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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