March 27 Worship Fourth Sunday of Lent

Join us in worship as Pastor Ken Locke leads us in worship.

Pastor Ken Locke is serving as our Transitional Pastor. Pastor Locke has a great deal of experience in working with congregations in transition. He will lead the congregation through a time of study and discernment that will prepare us for our next full-time pastor.

You can view the bulletin here.

The sermon manuscript, “Old Hippies” is available here.

Sermon Title:  “Old Hippies”

Scriptures:

Old Testament Lesson: Joshua 5:9-12
Epistle Lesson: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
New Testament Lesson: Luke 15:1-2, 11-32

The YouTube Service is here. Rev. Ken Locke, March 27, 2022. Sermon: “Old Hippies”

The Audio Service is here. Rev. Ken Locke, March 27, 2022. Sermon: “Old Hippies”

The Radio Service is here. Rev. Ken Locke recorded on March 20, 2022, on radio March 27, 2022.

Scripture is read from NRSV Bible (New Revised Standard Version)

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Sermon: “Old Hippies”                  Pastor: Ken Locke
Children’s Time                               Jennifer Zander
Liturgist:                                           Kathy Wolfe
Song Leader:                                     Laurie Leestma-Christie

Prelude “Variations on Nettleton”              arranged by Undine S. Moore
Variations on Nettleton from the African-American Organ Music Anthology, Volume 2 
Copyright (c) 2001 Birnamwood Publications (ASCAP), a division of MorningStar Music Publishers. All rights reserved. Contributors: Undine S. Moore
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“Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”        arranged by J. Bert Carlson
Pull Out the Stops Vol 1
Contributors: J Bert Carlson
Tune: Setting © 2001 Augsburg Fortress

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Opening Hymn #356 “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”TEXT: Robert Robinson, 1758, alt.

MUSIC (NETTLETON 8.7.8.7.D): Wyeth’s Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second, 1813

*Ebenezer = Hebrew ebhen hā-ʽezer stone of help; from the application of this name by Samuel to the stone which he set up in commemoration of God’s help to the Israelites in their victory over the Philistines at Mizpah (1 Samuel 7:12)  https://www.merriam-webster.com › dictionary › ebenezer

Creed: (Confession of 1967, 9.21-22, 25-26)

*Hymn #372 “Lord, I Want to Be a Christian”
Tune: African American spiritual; adapt. by Frederick J. Work, 1879–1942 Text: African American spiritual; adapt. by John W. Work, Jr., 1872–1925, and Frederick J. Work, 1879–1942; tr. by Arnoldo Canclini, b.1926
TEXT: African American spiritual
MUSIC (I WANT TO BE A CHRISTIAN, Irregular): African American spiritual

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Offering: “Lord, I Want to Be a Christian”  arranged by Deanna Witkowski
Tune: arr. © 2000, Deanna Witkowski/Tilapia Tunes/BMI
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Offertory: Presbyterian Hymnal #428 “We Give Thee but Thine Own (vs1)
Text: William Walsham How, 1858
Music: (Schumann SM): Mason and Webb’s Cantica Laudis, 1850

Closing Hymn #491 “Stand Up and Bless the Lord” (vs. 1, 4 & 5)
Text: James Montgomery (1824; alt.)
Music: (CARLISLE SM): Charles Lockhart (1769)

Closing Refrain: Glory to God Hymnal #542 “God Be with You Till we Meet Again”
TEXT: Jeremiah Eames Rankin, 1880, alt.
MUSIC (GOD BE WITH YOU 9.8.8.9): William G. Tomer, 1880

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