1 November 2020: The Festival of All Saints

I am saddened that weather has again prevented us from worshiping together in person. Even so, I pray this service finds you well. There are some important announcements included below, so please read to the end. The names we received for remembrance are read today during the following prayer: Lord of every time, countless are … [Read more…]

Reformation Sunday Worship Service: 25 October 2020

It was a chilly but beautiful day!I pray you all are well. A very special thanks to Pr. David McAdams for singing “Amazing Grace ” for our Reformation Sunday prelude! He and the congregation of First Paradise Baptist Church have been friends of First Lutheran for years.Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship for October … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 18 October 2020

Thank God for rain, and for an indoor space where we can record worship! We pray this finds you well. A few announcements: Gospel Animals reservations are due by November 1. Also, if you have names that you would like to have read aloud for All Saints Day, November 1, please submit them to the … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 11 October 2020

I pray this worship finds you well. As we approach November 1st and All Saints Day, please feel free to submit to the office email any names of loved ones, recently deceased (since last All Saints Day). We will in some way honor them at worship on November 1st: firstlutheranri@sbcglobal.net Next week we will meet for worship … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 4 October 2020

Order of Worship for October 4, 2020 Prelude: ELW 796- “How Firm a Foundation,” Early American. Pam Edwards, pianist. Confession and Forgiveness: 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: 27 September 2020

Order of Worship for September 27, 2020 Confession and Forgiveness Opening Hymn: ELW 520- “Dearest Jesus, at Your Word,” all verses. Brittany & Miriam Anderson, vocalists. Pam Edwards, piano. Prayer of the Day: Cari Wehrheim God of love, giver of life, you know our frailties and failings. Give us your grace to overcome them, keep … [Read more…]

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…]