Sunday Worship Service: 20 September 2020

Order of Worship for September 20, 2020. Prelude: ELW 659- “Will You Let Me Be Your Servant,” verses 1 & 3. Brittany and Miriam Anderson, vocalists. Pam Edwards, pianist. Opening Hymn: ELW 733- “Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” all verses. Prayer of the Day Almighty and eternal God, you show perpetual lovingkindness to us your servants. Because … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 13 September 2020

Order of Worship for September 13, 2020 Prelude: ELW 642- “Ubi Caritas et amor.” (Where True Charity and Love Abide). Brittany & Miriam Anderson, vocalists. Pam Edwards, piano. Confession and Forgiveness Opening Hymn: ELW 834- “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise,” all verses. Brittany & Miriam Anderson, vocalists. Pam Edwards, pipe organ. Prayer of the Day: O Lord … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service, 6 September 2020

Order of Worship for September 6, 2020 Prelude: “Praise Him, Praise Him, All Ye Little Children.” Amaya Lee, pianist.  Amaya and Abbigail Lee, vocalists. Blessed be the holy Trinity, ☩ one God, who creates, redeems, and sustains us and all of creation. Amen. Let us confess our sin in the presence of God and of one another. … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 30 August 2020

Order of Worship for August 30, 2020 Prelude: ELW 808, “Lord Jesus You Shall Be My Song.” (“Jesus, je voudrais te chanter”) Pam Edwards, vocalist. Confession and Forgiveness Opening Hymn: ELW 710, “Let Streams of Living Justice,” all 3 verses. Brittany & Miriam Anderson, vocalists. Pam Edwards, pipe organ. Prayer of the Day: Tim Anderson … [Read more…]

News from First: September 2020

First Evangelical Lutheran Church — Rock Island September 2020First Evangelical Lutheran Church1600 20th StRock Island, IL 61201309-788-9661Rev. Chris Lee, Pastor Psalm 137:1-6Lament over the Destruction of Jerusalem1 By the rivers of Babylon—there we sat down and there we weptwhen we remembered Zion.2 On the willows[a] therewe hung up our harps.3 For there our captorsasked us … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service, 23 August 2020

Order of Worship for August 23, 2020 Prelude: ELW 583- “Take My Life, That I May Be,” Pam Edwards  & Miriam Anderson, vocalists. Pam Edwards, pianist. Confession and Forgiveness Opening Hymn: ELW 576- “We All Are One in Mission,”- all 3 verses. Miriam Anderson, vocalist. Pam Edwards, pipe organ. Prayer of the Day: Mike McCalester … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service, 16 August 2020

Order of Worship for August 16, 2020 Prelude: “Praise Him, Praise Him, All Ye Little Children,” public domain. Amaya Lee, pianist.  Amaya and Abbigail Lee, vocalists. Confession and Forgiveness Opening: ELW 858- “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty,” all 4 verses. Miriam Anderson, vocalist. Pam Edwards, pipe organ. Prayer of the Day God of all … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 9 August 2020

May this service find you well and filled with God’s peace. Lord, Save Us! Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship for August 9, 2020 Prelude: ELW 773: “Precious Lord, Take My Hand.” Miriam Anderson, vocalist. Pam Edwards, pianist. Confession and Forgiveness Opening: ELW 519: “Open Your Ears, O Faithful People,” both verses, 2nd refrain … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 2 August 2020 / Bix Jazz Service

Order of Worship: August 2, 2020 Gathering Hymns: Pam Edwards. Prelude: “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” Spiritual; Chris Castle, vocalist. Opening Hymn:“He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands,” Spiritual, 5 verses. 1. He’s got the whole world in His hands He’s got the whole world in His hands He’s got the whole world in His … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 26 July 2020

I forgot to include Dan Wolever in the spoken prayers this week, but he is in the written prayers below.  Grace and Peace to you, this week!  I look forward to our outdoor worship again next Sunday, August 2. We will gather under the oaks by the swingset, rather than in the sunny back yard. … [Read more…]