Worship

Filled with powerful music and uplifting energy. Whether at 8:45 or 11:00,
you will find a great worship experience here at FirstChurch.

Sunday, Dec. 8
Second Sunday of Advent

8:45 & 11 a.m.
“Looking Ahead”
Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19
Dr. Andy Stoker preaching

For a PDF of this Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship bulletin, click here.

Live broadband video of worship service available Sundays at 11:00 a.m. CST.

Sunday parking:
Free valet and handicapped parking at the church. Free garage parking in Bryan Tower (at the corner of San Jacinto and Harwood, diagonally across from the church).

 

Music for

Sunday, December 8, 2019

8:00 a.m.

Prelude: Sleepers Awake – J.S. Bach

Hymn of Praise No. 203:  Hail to the Lord’s Anointed – ELLACOMBE

Offertory: O Come, All Ye Faithful – arr. Jason Schayot
Carillon Ringers

Hymn of Invitation No. 196:  Come Thou Long Expected Jesus – HYFRYDOL

Postlude: Postlude on ELLACOMBE – Albert L. Travis

Tim Effler is the service organist.  Jason Schayot directs the Carillon Ringers.

11:00 a.m.

Prelude: Sleepers Awake – J.S. Bach

Introit:  Jubilate Deo (O Be Joyful in the Lord) – Michael Praetorius

Variations

Processional Hymn No. 203:  Hail to the Lord’s Anointed – ELLACOMBE

Anthem:  O Come, All Ye Faithful – arr.Jason Schayot
Carillon Ringers

Anthem:  Love Came Down at Christmas – Stephen Holcomb

Variations; Henry Haas, violin

Offertory: Shout the Glad TidingsPaul Lindsley Thomas
Chancel Choir

Hymn of Invitation No. 196:Come Thou Long Expected Jesus – HYFRYDOL

Postlude: Postlude on ELLACOMBE – Albert L. Travis

Dana Effler is the director of the Chancel Choir.  Tim Effler is the service organist.  Jason Schayot directs the Carillon Ringers.

Watch Live Service

Live broadband video of worship service available Sundays at 11:00 a.m. CST.
Video Archive of worship services available below.


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Media Library

DateTitle
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12/01/2019A Vision of Visions
11/24/2019Love: A “Yes” to Belonging
11/17/2019Hope: A Call to a Grateful Way
11/10/2019Surprised by Gratitude
11/03/2019A Mountaintop Experience
10/27/2019If Not Us, Then Who? If Not Now, When?
10/20/2019Rooted and Established in Love
10/13/2019When Things Fall Apart
10/06/2019Mirror, Mirror
09/29/2019The Ingredient
09/22/2019True Diversity
09/15/2019Total Authenticity
09/08/2019Radical Hospitality
09/01/2019Labor Day, Biblically
08/25/2019Still Christian: Resurrection of the Body
08/18/2019Still Christian: Transforming Love
08/11/2019Still Christian: The Holy Spirit Conpiracy
08/04/2019Still Christian: Deep Questions
07/28/2019Still Christian: Incarnation
07/21/2019A Thirsty Soul
07/14/2019Ev-Ann-gelism
07/07/2019Did You Bring Your Lambs?
06/30/2019God Out There: Strangers
06/23/2019God Out There: Loved Ones
06/16/2019God Out There: Nature