Today David Walters, our Music Director gave a reflection on how we can use music to praise the Lord.
This Sunday in place of Pastor Matt Johnson’s sermon, there was a dramatic reading of The Passion from Mark 14:1 to 15:47. Pastor Matt, Jeff Sargent, Julia Sargent and Barb Schoof were the readers.
Bob and Jan Irish describe their experiences as PC(USA) Mission Co-Workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo from 1989 to 1993 and how God provided for them.
This sermon is a stage adaption of the original choreopoem “Colors of the Human Family.” Written by Bettie J. Durrah at the 3rd World Woman’s Coordinating Committee at the 1982 National Meeting of United Presbyterian Women at Purdue University which has been updated. It was performed during the 2012 church wide Presbyterian Women Gathering. The characters are: Carolyn Tomlinson : White American, Ann Custer : Native American, Carley Buschart : Hispanic American, Marilyn Enger : African American, Star Tompson : Asian American and Beverly Treneman : Middle Eastern American.
This sermon is a musical worship to our Lord with reading’s on the author of a hymn, followed by the singing of that hymn. The first reading done by Vaughan Palmore is on Charles Wesely the author of the hymn “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing.” The second reading done by Shari Bowman is on Fanny Crosby the author of the hymn “To God Be the Glory.” The third and last reading done by Carol Warren is on John Newton the author of the hymn “Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound.”