Worship Planning

September 3

  • Scripture: Luke 13:10-17
  • Sermon: Receiving Rest and ReCreation
  • Communion Sunday
  • Hymfest, with Hymn-Sing Prelude
  • Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir
  • Shalom, Chaverim! - #537 (Leaders: Anita Ramsey, Kristen Watson Hull) 

September 6, Sanctuary Choir First Fall Rehearsal

September 7, One Voice/Dei Gloriam First Fall Rehearsals

September 10

  • Scripture: Exodus 3:7-15
  • Series: I Am
  • Sermon: I am who I Am
  • First Sunday of Fall Choirs
  • Anthem: My Eternal King - Jane Marshall (#196)
  • Offertory
  • Dei Gloriam on Final Hymn (meet at 8:15 a.m.)
  • Benediction Response: Shalom, Chaverim!  - #537 (Leaders: Anita Ramsey, Kristen Watson Hull)

September 13 (Wednesday) - Sanctuary Choir Social (during rehearsal)

September 17

  • Scripture: John 9:1-7
  • Series: I Am
  • Sermon: I am the Light of the World
  • Anthem: Halle, Halle, Halle - Marty Haugen (#538) 
  • Offertory: Peace Be Still - Tunney/Darnall, arr. David Lantz III (Jan Peterson, Soprano)

September 24

  • Ed: Minute for Mission on  Presbyterian Disaster Assistance 
  • Scripture:  Jonah 3:10-4:11;  Matt. 20:1-16 
  • Series: 
  • Sermon: Grace Alone, God’s Economy! (Dr. Edward E. Spence) 
  • Anthem: When In Our Music God is Glorified - Don McAfee (#768), with Handbells (and Organ)
  • Offertory: Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir
  • Hymn of Affirmation: Grace Alone - #2162
  • Closing Hymn: There’s A Wideness In God’s Mercy - #435 

October

October 1

  • Scripture: John 6:29-40
  • Series: I Am
  • Sermon: I am the Bread of Life
  • World Communion Sunday
  • Offertory: For the Bread - V. Earle Copes (#769)

October 8

  • Scripture: John 11:17-37
  • Series: I Am
  • Sermon: I am the Resurrection and the Life
  • Call to Worship: Choristers
  • Anthem: A Festive Psalm - Eugene Butler (#770), with Choristers
  • Offertory: Anthem of Praise - Richard Smallwood, arr. Gardner/Knight (One Voice)

October 15

October 22

  • Scripture: John 10:1-10
  • Series: I Am
  • Sermon: I am the Gate/Door
  • Anthem: O Clap Your Hands - Robert Lau (#767)
  • Offertory:  Heaven Bound - Kevin Stewart (Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir)

4:00 p.m. Pastor Ann's Installation Service (Sanctuary) & Reception

Sanctuary Choir

Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir

HolyGrounds Praise Band

Sermon: Jim Bruening

Prelude/Introit: Majesty - Jack Hayford, arr. Joel Raney (Sanctuary Choir, Organist Mark Ramsey, Pianist Barb Walker)

Call to Worship: (Praise Band)

Opening Hymn: God Is Here! - #461

Anthem:  Silent Devotion, from "Sacred Service" (Avodath Hakodesh)  - Ernest Bloch (NEW)

Hymn of Affirmation: The Summons

Call to Offering: (10,000 Reasons - Praise Band)

Offertory (to benefit Presbytery seminary students): His Eye Is On The Sparrow - Charles Gabriel, arr. Joel Raney

Sending Hymn: Go to the World! (Tune: Sine Nomine)

Benediction Response: (Praise Band)

October 29

  • Scripture: 
  • Series: 
  • Sermon: 
  • All Saints' Sunday
  • 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther's "Reformation" (October 31)
  • Stewardship Dedication
  • Prelude I: Partita on Ein feste burg - Martin Luther, arr. Andrew Clarke
  • Prelude II:  Fanfare on "To God Be the Glory" - arr. Ron Mallory (First Ringers)
  • Anthem: Rejoice, The Lord Is King - Gordon Young (#772)
  • Offertory: Come, Thou Almighty King - arr. Michael Ryan (First Ringers)
  • Hymn of Affirmation: Now Praise the Lord - #255, vss. 1-4
  • Closing Hymn: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God - #260 - Martin Luther

November

November 5

  • Scripture: John 15:1-5
  • Series: I Am
  • Sermon: I am the Vine
  • Communion Sunday
  • Call to Worship: Rhythm of Life - Cy Coleman, arr. Richard Barnes (Soprano Joan White, Alto Anita Ramsey, Tenor Mark Ramsey)
  • Children's Sermon: The Orchestra Song - Hungarian Folk Song (One Voice)
  • Anthem: A Place in the Choir - Bill Staines, arr. Janet Wheeler (One Voice)
  • Communion: One Bread, One Body - John Foley, arr. Mark Hayes (NEW)
  • Offertory: O Bless The Lord, My Soul, from Godspell - Stephen Schwartz (One Voice)

November 12

  • Scripture: John 14:1-6
  • Series: I Am
  • Sermon: I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life
  • Organist: 
  • Director: Dick Baird
  • Anthem: My Song in the Night - Mack Wilberg (#758)
  • Offertory

November 19

  • Thanksgiving Sunday
  • Anthem
  • Offertory: Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir
  • Postlude: Nun Danket Alle Gott - arr. Fred Bock

November 26

  • Call to Worship: Hearts Hands and Voices
  • Anthem
  • Offertory: The Journey of Faith - Joseph M. Martin (Jan Peterson, Soprano)

December 2 (Saturday), 5-7 p.m. - Advent Decorations and Supper, Fellowship Hall & Sanctuary

December

December 3

  • Advent 1

December 10

  • Advent 2
  • Anthem: I Will Carol in the Morning - Douglas Wagner (NEW)
  • Offertory: One Voice

December 17

  • Advent 3
  • Anthem: Carol of the Midnight Bell - Mary Caldwell (with bells) (NEW)
  • Offertory
  • Social Time (Fellowship Hall): Sanctuary Choir
    "Jingle Bells Through the Ages"

December 20 (Wednesday), Music Sunday Rehearsal, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Sanctuary, followed by Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal in the Choir Room

December 24

  • Advent 4: Christmas Eve
  • 10:00 a.m. Combined Worship Service in the Sanctuary, "Music Sunday" (no Sunday School for classes through 12th grade)
  • Anthem: Sanctuary Choir: A Gallery Carol - Eugene Butler (NEW)
  • Offertory: Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir
  • Toccata on "Mendelssohn" - Stephen Sturz

5:30 p.m. Family Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service of Lessons & Carols

  • Choristers: Colby Christmas Series

8:30 p.m. Traditional Candlelight Communion Service of Lessons & Carols

  • Anthem: Sanctuary Choir: Little Drummer Boy - Katherine Davis/Henry Onorati (NEW)
  • Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir
  • The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy - Don Besig (Soprano Joan White, Tenor Mark Ramsey, with Instrumentalist)

12/28 (Thursday), Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir ringing at Phoenix Zoolights, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

December 31

  • New Year's Eve
  • 10:00 a.m. Combined Worship Service in Fellowship Hall (no Sunday School for classes through 12th grade) 
  • Sanctuary Choir Vacation Sunday
  • Anthem
  • Offertory

January

January 7

  • Communion Sunday

January 14


January 21


January 28

February 2-4 Sanctuary Choir Retreat, Sedona

February

February 4

  • Scout Sunday
  • Souper Bowl of Caring
  • Communion Sunday

February 11


February 18


February 25

  • Chili Cook-off and Annual Meeting. 5:00 p.m.

March

March 4

  • Women's Sunday

March 11


March 18

March 22 Maundy Thursday Service

Communion

March 23-25 (Fri,Sat,Sun) First Players Theater Production

March 25

  • Palm Sunday

April

April 1

  • Easter
  • Communion Sunday
  • Postlude: Toccata on "Easter Hymn" - Diane Bish

April 8


April 15


April 22


April 29

  • Youth Sunday

May

May 6

  • Communion Sunday

May 13

  • Mother's Day
  • Anthem
  • Offertory: Kindred Spirits - Phil Coulter (Jan Peterson, Soprano)

May 20

  • Pentecost Sunday

May 27

  • First Sunday of Summer Choirs