May 8 Worship-4th Sunday of Easter

Join us in worship as Rev. Richard Moore leads us in 9am Worship In-Person or Live Streamed.

Join us as Rev. Richard Moore leads us in worship on the 4th Sunday of Easter. The Rev. Richard Moore retired as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Neenah, having served that congregation for 27 years. A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, he has previously served churches in Baltimore, Maryland; Cedar Grove, New Jersey; and Benton Harbor Michigan. 

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Sermon Title: “More than a Hallmark Occasion”                                             


Isaiah 49:8-15

Luke 8:19-21

John 19:25b-27

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The Radio Service is here. Rev. Ken Locke recorded on May 1, 2022, on radio May 8, 2022.

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

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“More than a Hallmark Occasion”           Pastor: Richard Moore
Children’s Time                                                       Jennifer Zander
Liturgist:                                                                  Carol Wetzel
Song Leader:                                                           Laurie Christie

Prelude: “DIX” arranged by Gerhard Krapf
Tune: For the Beauty of the Earth, Conard Kocher (1786-1872)
from “Sing and Rejoice” Volume V
Tune: © 1985 The Sacred Music Press, a division of The Lorenz Corporation (Admin. by Music Services)
Reprinted/podcast/streamed with permission under License #A -130666
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Hymn Glory to God #14 “For the Beauty of the Earth”
TEXT: Folliott Sandford Pierpoint, 1864, alt.
MUSIC (DIX Conrad Kocher, 1838; abr. William Henry Monk, 1861;
harm. The English Hymnal, 1906

Hymn GTG #582 Glory to God, Whose Goodness Shines on Me
TEXT: Trad. liturgical text; adapt. Paul M. Vasile, 2008; © 2008 Paul M. Vasile

MUSIC (GLORY TO GOD (Vasile)): Paul M. Vasile, 2008; © 2008 Paul M. Vasile

Hymn Glory to God #372 “O For a World”
TEXT: Miriam Therese Winter, 1987; © 1990 Medical Mission Sisters

MUSIC (AZMON, CM): Carl Gotthelf Gläser 1828; arr. Lowell Mason, 1839

Offering: “Azmon” arranged by Jan Bender
from “Twenty-Two Hymn Introductions” Volume 3, Opus 56
© 1979 Concordia Publishing House

Response Hymn Glory to God #608 “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”
TEXT: Neil Weatherhogg, 1988; © 1990 Neil Weatherhogg
MUSIC (PRAISE GOD (Hopson), LM): Hal H. Hopson, 2008; © 2008 Hal H. Hopson

Hymn Glory to God #643 “Now Thank We All Our God”
TEXT: Martin Rinkart, c. 1636; trans. Catherine Winkworth, 1858, alt.

MUSIC (NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT Johann Crüger, 1647; harm. Felix Mendelssohn, 1840

Closing Refrain: Hymn Glory to God #598 “AMEN We Praise Your Name O God”
TEXT: South African; © Lumko Institute, South Africa
MUSIC (AMEN SIAKUDUMISA, Irregular): S. C. Molefe, c. 1976; transcr. David Dargie, 1983; © Lumko Institute, South Africa; Music transcr. © 1983 David Dargie (admin. Choristers Guild)
Postlude: “Nun Danket Alle Gott”arranged by Georg Friedrich Kauffmann
from “80 Chorale Preludes”
German Masters of the 17th and 18th Centuries
© 1937 C.F. Peters Corporation  (Hermann Keller)

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