This Week in Worship

  1. This Week in Worship: July 21–27, 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. The Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan 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. The Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan will preach from 1 John 4:7–21, and her sermon will be titled “What’s Love Got To Do With It?”

    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: July 14–20, 2017

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    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.

    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 13:1–9, 18–23, and his sermon will be titled “Harvest Talk.” We also will be joined by musicians from our Journey Praise Team.

    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: July 7–13, 2017

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    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.

    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 Acts 8:26–40, and her sermon will be titled “Do We Understand?”

    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: June 30–July 6, 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.

    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 Genesis 22:1–14, and his sermon will be titled “Walking On Together.” Communion will be celebrated.

    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: June 23–29, 2017

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

    Worship Services

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our largest service, with music from the Chancel Choir and an organ prelude prior to the service. The Rev. Mary Lynn Callahan will preach from John 1:1–5, 14, and her sermon will be titled “R-Evolutionary Theology.”

    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: June 16–22, 2017

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

    Worship Services

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our largest service, with music from the Chancel Choir and an organ prelude prior to the service. Pastor Patrice will preach from Genesis 18: 1–15, and her sermon will be titled “In Due Time.” We will be joined by musicians from our Journey worship service.

    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: June 9–15, 2017

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

    Worship Services

    Summer Worship | Sunday, at 10 am
    Our largest service, with music from the Chancel Choir and an organ prelude prior to the service. Pastor Randy will preach from 2 Corinthians 13:5–13 and his sermon will be titled “Putting Things In Order.”

    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: June 2–8, 2017

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    This week, we will celebrate Pentecost. Please wear red as we celebrate the presence of the Holy Spirit and the conclusion of the Easter season. Click the “more” link for our Church School programming.

    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 Transformed. Pastor Randy will preach from Acts 2:1–21. We also will celebrate Communion.

    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 Acts 2:22–24,36–42 and his sermon will be titled “Pentecost Devotion.” 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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  9. This Week in Worship: May 26–June 1, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week. Click the “more” link for our Church School programming.

    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 Transformed. Pastor Patrice will preach from Romans 12:1–8.

    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 John 17:1–11 and his sermon will be titled “Quiet Glory.”

    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: May 19–25, 2017

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    Here’s what’s happening in worship this week. Click the “more” link for our Church School programming.

    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 Transformed. Pastor Randy will preach from John 14:1–7.

    Sanctuary Worship | Sunday, at 11 am
    Our largest service, with music from the Chancel Choir and an organ prelude prior to the service. This week, our Senior High youth will lead us during Sanctuary worship. This special service is an annual tradition at ELPC, as we celebrate the gifts of our youth, while praising God for the work of the Holy Spirit upon and through them. Our graduating seniors will share their faith stories, and receive a blessing as they prepare for the next steps in their respective life journeys.

    Students completing third grade will be presented with a Bible as a gift from ELPC, so that they might be nurtured in God’s word.

    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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