Educational Ministries

  1. This Week in Worship: September 29–October 5, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week. Click on “more” for details about this week’s Church School classes.

    Worship Services

    Journey Worship | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    An interactive, energetic service for those seeking a fresh encounter with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Our theme this month is Tolerance. Pastor Heather will preach.

    Sanctuary Worship | Sunday, at 11 am
    Our largest service, with music from the Chancel Choir and an organ prelude prior to the service. The Rev. Dr. David Esterline will preach from Genesis 1:27,31; Revelation 7:9–12, and his sermon will be titled “Made in the Image of God.” We also will celebrate Communion on this World Communion Sunday, and the Peace and Global Witness Offering will be received, which supports local, mid-council, and global peacemaking efforts—every dollar is utilized to realize God’s kingdom on earth, as it is in heaven.

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  2. This Week in Worship: September 22–28, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week.

    Worship Services

    Journey Worship | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    An interactive, energetic service for those seeking a fresh encounter with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Our theme this month is Convergence. Pastor Randy will preach from Matthew 20:1–16.

    Sanctuary Worship | Sunday, at 11 am
    Our largest service, with music from the Chancel Choir and an organ prelude prior to the service. Pastor Heather will preach from Exodus 16:2–15, and her sermon will be titled, “The Art of Complaining.”

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  3. This Week in Worship: September 15–21, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week.

    Worship Services

    Journey Worship | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    An interactive, energetic service for those seeking a fresh encounter with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Our theme this month is Convergence. Pastor Heather will preach from Genesis 32:22–32.

    Sanctuary Worship | Sunday, at 11 am
    Our largest service, with music from the Chancel Choir and an organ prelude prior to the service. Pastor Randy will preach from Romans 14:1–12, and his sermon will be titled “Judging Judgments.” Consider bringing a friend as we celebrate Visitors’ Sunday. A sign language interpreter will be present.

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  4. This Week in Worship: September 8–14, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week. This Sunday, September 10, the Christian Education Committee also invites you to a light breakfast in the McKelvy Room, beginning at 9:30 am, as we celebrate Rally Day.

    Worship Services

    Journey Worship | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    An interactive, energetic service for those seeking a fresh encounter with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Our theme this month is Convergence. Pastor Patrice will preach from Genesis 7:1–16.

    Sanctuary Worship | Sunday, at 11 am
    Our largest service, with music from the Chancel Choir and an organ prelude prior to the service. Pastor Randy will preach from Matthew 18:15–22, and his sermon will be titled “Relentless Reconciliation.”

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  5. This Week in Worship: September 1–7, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week.

    Worship Services

    Journey Prayer | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    All are invited to join us in the Social Hall for a half-hour session with a few songs, an extended time for prayer, a reflection on the day’s bible passage, and Christian fellowship for mutual support and upbuilding. Pastor Randy will lead us, guided by Matthew 16:21–28 .

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our Summer worship service provides a time for worshiping, singing, praying, and sermonic teaching for all ages. The service will be held in the Courtyard, weather permitting. Additional seating is available in the Music Room on the Third Floor. Pastor Randy will preach from Matthew 16:21–26, and his sermon will be titled “Crosses and Yokes: Does Christianity Work?” We also will celebrate Communion.

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  6. This Week in Worship: August 25–31, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week.

    Worship Services

    Journey Prayer | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    All are invited to join us in the Social Hall for a half-hour session with a few songs, an extended time for prayer, a reflection on the day’s bible passage, and Christian fellowship for mutual support and upbuilding. Pastor Heather will lead us.

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our Summer worship service provides a time for worshiping, singing, praying, and sermonic teaching for all ages. The service will be held in the Courtyard, weather permitting. Additional seating is available in the Music Room on the Third Floor. Pastor Heather will preach from Judges 13, and her sermon will be titled “Judges’ Wisdom: What Makes us Strong.”

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  7. This Week in Worship: August 18–24, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week.

    Worship Services

    Journey Prayer | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    All are invited to join us in the Social Hall for a half-hour session with a few songs, an extended time for prayer, a reflection on the day’s bible passage, and Christian fellowship for mutual support and upbuilding. Pastor Randy will lead us, guided by Judges 7:1–9.

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our Summer worship service provides a time for worshiping, singing, praying, and sermonic teaching for all ages. The service will be held in the Courtyard, weather permitting. Additional seating is available in the Music Room on the Third Floor. Pastor Randy will preach from Judges 7:1–9, 19–22, and his sermon will be titled “Judges’ Wisdom: A Strength Not in Numbers.”

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  8. This Week in Worship: August 11–17, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week.

    Worship Services

    Journey Prayer | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    All are invited to join us in the Social Hall for a half-hour session with a few songs, an extended time for prayer, a reflection on the day’s bible passage, and Christian fellowship for mutual support and upbuilding. Pastor Patrice will lead us guided by Judges 6: 36–40.

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our Summer worship service provides a time for worshiping, singing, praying, and sermonic teaching for all ages. The service will be held in the Courtyard, weather permitting. Additional seating is available in the Music Room on the Third Floor. Pastor Patrice will preach from Judges 6: 1–10, 11–24 and her sermon will be titled “Judges’ Wisdom: A Questionable Call.”

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  9. This Week in Worship: August 4–10, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week.

    Worship Services

    Journey Prayer | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    All are invited to join us in the Social Hall for a half-hour session with a few songs, an extended time for prayer, a reflection on the day’s bible passage, and Christian fellowship for mutual support and upbuilding. Pastor Randy will lead us, guided by Judges 4:17–22.

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our Summer worship service provides a time for worshiping, singing, praying, and sermonic teaching for all ages. The service will be held in the Courtyard, weather permitting. Additional seating is available in the Music Room on the Third Floor. Pastor Randy will preach from Judges 4:1–9; 17–22, and begin a month-long series with his sermon, “Judges’ Wisdom: Women of Might.”

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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  10. This Week in Worship: July 28–August 3, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week.

    Worship Services

    Journey Prayer | Sunday, at 8:45 am
    All are invited to join us in the Social Hall for a half-hour session with a few songs, an extended time for prayer, a reflection on the day’s bible passage, and Christian fellowship for mutual support and upbuilding. Pastor Randy will lead us, guided by Psalm 137.

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our Summer worship service provides a time for worshiping, singing, praying, and sermonic teaching for all ages. The service will be held in the Courtyard, weather permitting. Additional seating is available in the Music Room on the Third Floor. Pastor Randy will preach from Psalm 137, and his sermon will be titled “Melancholy Faith.”

    Taizé Prayer Service | Wednesday, at 7 pm
    Led by the Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan, our hour-long Taizé service includes sung prayers; simple, beautiful music; a time of silence; spoken and silent prayers; and an opportunity for individual prayer and anointing. Stay afterward for Contemplative Prayer. If you’re unable to participate in person, join our live stream on your computer or mobile device.

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