Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 (9 and 11 a.m.)

Chancel Choir, Festival Brass in worship. Rev. Donna, preaching

Easter Sunday

Sermon:“Why Are You Weeping?”, Rev. Donna Pritchard, preaching
Scripture: John 20:1-18

This Week’s Music

9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

    Prelude: The Festival Brass

  • Fugue in G Minor; J. S. Bach – arr. Ronald Romm
  • Quintet No. 3, Allegro moderato
  • Victor Ewald – arr. Philip Jones
  • Quintet No. 3, Intermezzo; Victor Ewald – arr. Philip Jones
  • Anthem:

    Hymn to the New Age ; Lee Hoiby; The Chancel Choir, Organ, Festival Brass and Percussion; Erick Lichte, conductor

  • Offertory:

    Hail the Day that Sees Him Rise; arr. Mack Wilberg; The Chancel Choir, Organ, Festival Brass and Percussion

  • Benediction Response:

    Hallelujah from Messiah; G. F. Handel; The Chancel Choir, Organ, Festival Brass and Percussion

  • Postlude:

    Christ’s Entrance into Jerusalem; Cesar Franck; 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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