Sunday, May 22, 2016 (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

Pentecost 1 – Trinity/Peace with Justice/Heritage Sunday

Sermon: “Hoping for Mary, Expecting Thomas”, Rev. Jeremy Smith preaching
Scripture: John 20:11-18,24-29
Focus: Holy Spirit’s action in our lives

This Week’s Music

8:30 a.m.

  • Prelude: In the Sweet By and By ; H. S. Livingston; Shelly Edwards, pianist
  • Postlude: Impromptu on “Bringing in the Sheaves”  ; H. S. Livingston; Shelly Edwards, pianist

10:30 a.m.

  • Prelude: Carillon ; Myron Roberts (1912 – 2004); Michael Koller, guest organist
  • Anthem: O How Amiable ; R. Vaughan Williams; The Chancel Choir; Erick Lichte, conductor
  • Offertory: I Will Extol Thee, O Lord ; M. Costa; The Chancel Choir; Erick Lichte, conductor; Deborah Benke, soloist
  • Postlude: Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des Heures de la Cathédrale de Soissons ; Maurice Durufle (1902 – 1986)
; Michael Koller, guest 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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