Sunday, April 23, 2017 (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

Earth Day

APRIL SERMON SERIES | “Grounded Faith”
Sermon:“Mind Your Mother (Earth)”, Rev. Donna Pritchard, preaching
Scripture: Psalm 98:4-9; Romans 8:18-22

This Week’s Music

8:30 a.m.

  • Prelude: Impromptu on Holy Manna; Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Shelly Edwards, pianist
  • Postlude: Cantilena; Carson Cooman; Shelly Edwards, pianist

10:30 a.m.

  • Prelude: Earth Carol (St. Francis Suite); C. M. Widor; Jonas Nordwall, organist
  • Anthem: Earth Song; Arr. Frank Ticheli; The Chancel Choir; Dr. Bruce Brown, guest conductor
  • Offertory: King David; Herbert Howells; Jereme Wilkie, soloist
  • Postlude: Toccata (St. Francis Suite); Richard Purvis; 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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