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Organ Music for the Soul

With the blessing of Rev. Alex Barnes I recorded organ music being played in the Sanctuary on March 22 for your pleasure. These pieces are played through our new MIDI system on the organ and recorded on our sound system. All the pre-recorded MIDI tracks (pre 2017) were moved from old 3.5″ floppy disks to […]

Any Time Now….

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Picture –   Prelude – Hymn to Peace by David Paxton – Linda Pyle on piano   HYMN 319 – Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise – Linda Pyle on piano   CHOIR ANTHEM – Is It the Crowning Day? – Linda Pyle on piano   Children’s Message – Be Prepared – Rev. Alex Barnes   SCRIPTURE LESSON – Ecclesiastes 3:1–11 […]

Prepared to Be Led by Letting Go

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Picture – Prelude – My Jesus, I Love Thee arranged by Tracy Craig McKibben – Linda Pyle on Piano   Hymn – Spirit of God, Descend upon My Heart (vv.1–3) – Linda Pyle on Piano   Choir Anthem – She Comes Sailing With the Wind – Linda Pyle on Piano   CHILDREN’S MESSAGE – Resurrection Eggs – Rev. Alex Barnes […]

Restored With Grace

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Picture – Prelude – Variations on “Germany” by Robert W. Thygerson – Linda Pyle on Piano HYMN 2084 – Come Let Us With Our Lord Arise – Linda Pyle on Piano CHOIR ANTHEM – Assurance – Lynda Pyle on Piano SCRIPTURE LESSON – Isaiah 57:14–21 and 2 Corinthians 1:3–7 – by Samantha Williamson SERMON – Restored with Grace – Rev. Alex […]

Moving Mountains

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Picture – Prelude – Give Me Jesus by Bethany K. Smith – Linda Pyle on Piano HYMN 114 – Wonderful Grace of Jesus – Linda Pyle on Piano CHOIR ANTHEM – He Giveth More Grace – Linda Pyle on Piano CHILDREN’S MESSAGE – Forgiveness and Correction – Rev. Alex Barnes SCRIPTURE LESSON  – Proverbs 9:7–10 and Mark 11:22–25 – Donna Robertson SERMON […]

Only One Deserving Servant

Picture – Hymn – In Unity We Lift Our Song – Linda Pyle on Piano Gloria Patri – on the New Organ MIDI Children’s Message – The Greatest Commandment – Rev. Alex Barnes Scripture Lesson – Exodus 40:9-16 – read by Patty Cristino Scripture Lesson – Galatians 5:13-15 – read by Patty Cristino Sermon – Only One Deserving Servant […]

Accepting & Welcoming Each Other

Picture – The Prophet Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath, c.1630 Cornelis van Poelenburch, 1594–1667 On Display at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Piano Prelude – by Linda Pyle Scripture Lesson – 1 Kings 17:7–16  as read by Linda Crawford Scripture Lesson – Romans 14:1–4, 14–23 as read by Linda Crawford  SERMON  •  Accepting & Welcoming Each Other by Rev. Alex […]

Loving & Connecting With Each Other

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Picture – HYMN 21 – Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (vv.1&3) SCRIPTURE LESSON  – Deuteronomy 30:4–6 as read by Kim Hart SCRIPTURE LESSON  – 1 John3:16–20 as read by Kim Hart Children’s Lesson – A Sign of the Heart – by Rev. Alex Barnes SERMON – Loving & Connecting With Each Other – by Rev. Alex Barnes Piano Offertory

Invoking the ‘Law of the Harvest’

Picture – The Song of the Lark, 1884 Jules Breton, 1827–1906 On Display at the Art Institute of Chicago HYMN 392 – Come Ye Thankful People Come – by Linda Pyle on Piano Children’s Lesson – Giving, Planting Seeds – by Rev. Alex Barnes SCRIPTURE LESSON – Proverbs 20:3–5 by Ron Hart II SCRIPTURE LESSON – 2 Corinthians 9:6–11 by Ron Hart […]

With Good Measure, and Then Some

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Picture – HYMN – What a Friend We Have in Jesus SCRIPTURE LESSON  – Genesis 1:12 and Luke 6:37–38 – Cindy Mann CHILDREN’S MOMENT – Learning About Those In Church – Rev. Alex Barnes January 12, 2020 sermon With Good Measure, and Then Some by Rev. Alex Barnes OFFERTORY MUSIC – Linda Pyle HYMN – Heaven Came Down and Glory Filled My […]