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, Nov. 24
Twelfth Sunday after Kingdomtide

For the next several weeks, our sermon theme will be Gratefulness, the Heart of Life. Brother David was a monk, mystic and priest. Brother David’s writing jumps off the page and into your heart. Speaking of heart, this is the entirety of the framework for understanding ‘gratefulness’: the heart. “When we reach the innermost heart, we reach a realm where we are not only intimately at home with ourselves, but intimately united with others, all others. The heart is not a lonely place. It is the realm where solitude and
togetherness coincide” (p. 29). Gratefulness offers us a pathway to know ourselves and experience life in its fullness, starting with our hearts

8:45 & 11 a.m.
“Love: A “Yes” to Belonging”
Colossians 4:2-6
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, November 24, 2019

8:45 a.m.

Prelude: Now Thank We All Our God – J.S. Bach/arr. Trevor

Hymn of Praise No. 131:  We Gather Together – KREMSER

Offertory:  For the Beauty of the Earth – John Rutter
Grace Winton, soprano

 Hymn of Invitation No. 102: Now Thank We All Our God – NUN DANKET

Postlude: Now Thank We All Our God – Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Tim Effler is the service organist.

11:00 a.m.

Prelude: Now Thank We All Our God – J.S. Bach/arr. Trevor

Processional Hymn No. 694:  Come, Ye Thankful People, Come – ST. GEORGE’S WINDSOR

Anthem: Bendecid su nombre from Jubilate Deo – Dan Forrest
Terra Wortley, soprano; Nathaniel Earhart, guitar
Chancel Choir

 Hymn of Invitation No. 102: Now Thank We All Our God – NUN DANKET

Postlude: Now Thank We All Our God – Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Dana Effler is the director of the Chancel Choir.  Tim Effler is the service organist.

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Media Library

DateTitle
Watch Listen Download Read
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
06/09/2019The Love That Will Not Die
06/02/2019Blessed Community