September 11 Worship Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Join us on September 11 as Rev. Mary Council-Austin leads us in worship.

Pastor Mary Council-Austin is a retired United Methodist pastor. She served congregations in the Janesville-Beloit area, Fond du Lac, Racine, Neenah, and Milwaukee. Rev. Mary served as the Associate General Secretary for the United Methodist Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church located in Washington, DC, and Director of the Church Center for the United Nations Seminar Learning Programs in New York City. She was appointed a college chaplain at Howard University in Washington, DC. Pastor Mary also served as the Assistant to the President of Marian University for Diversity. Pastor Mary received the Donald G. Jones Annual Leadership Award from the Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce in 2004.

Born in eastern North Carolina, she is one of ten children born to Revs Charles and Martha Council. Rev. Mary has called Fond du Lac home for many years. Her late husband Clarence Austin spent many years as a Natural Resources Conservation leader across Wisconsin and the Midwest. Rev Mary has enjoyed the fellowship and faith journey with First Presbyterian Church over the years.

You can view the bulletin here

Scripture Lessons:
Gospel Lesson 
           Luke 15: 1-10

Message:  “Museum or Mission?“

The YouTube service is here. Pastor Mary Council-Austin

The Audio service is here. Pastor Mary Council-Austin

The Radio sermon for today is here. Pastor Dan Schultz “Planning Commission”

Announcements for the week can be seen here.

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

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Sermon:                                                                                
Rev. Mary Council-Austin
Children’s Time                                                                      Jennifer Zander
Liturgist:                                                                                  Carol Smith
Cantor:                                                                                    Linda Dorn
Organist/Pianist:                                                                     Kris Bartelt
Duet:                                                                                       Carol Wetzel, Nancy Pitzen


Prelude: “Improvisation on “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light”  arr. by Paul Manz

Code: MSM-10-420
Copyright © 1970 Celebration Administered by THE COPYRIGHT COMPANY, Nashville, TN
Printed in the U.S.A. International copyright secured.
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Hymn GTG 377 “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light”
TEXT: Kathleen Thomerson, 1966; © 1970, 1975 Celebration
MUSIC (HOUSTON 10.7.10.8 with refrain): Kathleen Thomerson, 1966; © 1970, 1975 Celebration

The Presbyterian Hymnal 577 “Glory Be to the Father”
Glory Be to the Father   
Contributors: Avery & Marsh
Text: © 1967, Hope Publishing Company

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Hymn GTG 188 “Jesus Loves Me”
TEXT: Stanza 1, Anna Bartlett Warner, 1859; stanza 2, David Rutherford McGuire, 1971
MUSIC (JESUS LOVES ME 7.7.7.7 with refrain): William Batchelder Bradbury, 1862, alt.

Offering “Change My Heart O God”                                                duet by Carol Wetzel and Nancy Pitzen
CCLI Song # 1565
Eddie Espinosa
© 1982 Mercy / Vineyard Publishing (Admin. by Integrity Music)

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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

Hymn GTG 187 “Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us”
TEXT: Thrupp’s Hymns for the Young, 1836, alt.
MUSIC (BRADBURY 8.7.8.7 D): William Batchelder Bradbury, 1859, alt.

Presbyterian Hymnal #537 “Shalom Chaverim!”
Israeli round

Postlude: “Pastorale”         by Dale Wood
based on the tune BRADBURY by William Bachelder Bradbury (1816-1868)
from Softly and Tenderly Volume 2 – Organ Meditations on Contemplative Hymns
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