Sunday Worship Service: 25 July 2021

ANNOUNCEMENTS Worship for today,  July 25, including special music for Prelude and Postlude! Thanks to Abbi and Amaya Lee for sharing their musical gifts this morning. Also, don’t forget that our Thanksgiving in July drive is coming to a close. You can continue to contribute food, essential items and monetary donations through the end of the … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 18 July 2021

Order of Worship for July 18, 2021 Prelude: “The Church’s One Foundation,”- arr. by Innes. ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation Mark’s gospel makes clear how great is the press of the crowd, with its countless needs to be met, on Jesus and his disciples. Yet in today’s gospel Jesus advises his disciples to get away and rest, to … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 11 July 2021

ANNOUNCEMENTS Donate to the Thanksgiving in July Drive During the entire month of July, First Lutheran is participating in Churches United’s Thanksgiving in July Drive to help replenish the food banks in our area. You may bring your items to the church where there are boxes in the Narthex below the bulletin board. On the … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 4 July 2021

Order of Worship for July 4, 2021: Prelude: ELW 675- “O Christ, Our Light, O Radiance True. Meditation Jesus does great deeds of power and gives his disciples authority over demons. Yet none of this power is unilateral; it all must be received by faith. Jesus asks his disciples to go out without money or … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: Healing Service: 27 June 2021:

Blessings, peace and healing! And special thanks to Janet Stodd for sharing her musical gifts today. Peace, Pastor Chris Lee *** Cyril, Bishop of Alexandria, died 444Cyril defended the orthodox teachings about the person of Christ. After a conflict involving all of the major Christian leaders of the time, it was decided that Cyril’s interpretation, … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 20 June 2021

Grace and Peace to you as you enjoy this worship service. We pray that whatever the storms in your life, your trust in Christ is renewed! Grace and Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Today’s floral centerpiece is from Mary Florence, in honor of her granddaughter Emma’s birthday. Order of Worship for Sunday, June 20, 2021 Prelude: … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 13 June 2021

Order of Service for Sunday, June 13, 2021: Prelude: “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” -arr. by Carter. ANNOUNCEMENTS: Worship on June 27 will include a healing service. I hope this will provide an opportunity for those who may have been missing this type of service.  Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Meditation The mustard seed becomes a … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 6 June 2021

Order of Worship for Sunday, June 6, 2021 Prelude: ELW 687- “Come To Us, Creative Spirit.” ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation A house divided against itself cannot stand. Jesus makes this observation in light of charges that he is possessed. He is possessed, not by a demon, but by the Holy Spirit. We who have received the Holy … [Read more…]

The Holy Trinity Sunday Worship Service: 30 May 2021

Order of Worship for Holy Trinity Sunday, May 30, 2021 Prelude: ELW 735- “Mothering God, You Gave Me Birth.” ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation When we say God is the triune God, we are saying something about who God is beyond, before, and after the universe: that there is community within God. Our experience of this is reflected … [Read more…]

Pentecost Sunday Worship Service: 23 May 2021

Order of Worship for Pentecost Sunday, May 23, 2021 Prelude: “Holy Spirit, Ever Dwelling,”- arr Burkhardt. Meditation Fifty days after Easter, we celebrate the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. Crossing all boundaries that would separate us, the Spirit brings the wideness of God’s mercy to places we least expect it—to a crowd of … [Read more…]