Worship (8:30 a.m.) and Children’s Christmas Pageant (10:30 a.m.) – Sunday, December 18, 2016

Fourth Sunday of Advent | Children’s Christmas Pageant

This Week’s Music

8:30 a.m.

  • Prelude: Polish Carol; D. Paxton; Shelly Edwards, pianist
  • Postlude: Fantasy on “Personent Hodie”; G. Parker; Shelly Edwards, pianist

10:30 a.m.

  • Prelude: Noel for the Flutes; L. C. Daquin; Jonas Nordwall, organist
  • Special Music: The Angel’s Song; Joanne Swanson; The Cherubs; Nancy Nordwall, director
  • Special Music II: On This Holy Night; Dave & Jean Perry; The Sound Seekers; Ronnee Edwards, director
  • Offertory: Partita in D minor; Amaya Smole, violinist; J. S. Bach
  • Postlude: Toccata on God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; J. Rheinberger; 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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