2019 September

September 8

  • Kickoff Sunday!
  • Return of two-service schedule, with worship services at 9:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary and 11:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall
  • Call to Worship: Ten Thousand Reasons (Bless The Lord) - Matt Redman (led by Guitarist Allan Schultz and Bass Guitarist Karen Rudin) 
  • Scripture: Luke 14:25-33
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do
  • Sermon: Disciples Take Faith Seriously
  • Anthem: This is The Day! - Allen Pote (#469)


      September 12 First Fall Rehearsals for One Voice and Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir 

September 15

  • Scripture: Luke 15:1-10
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do
  • Sermon: Lost and Found 
  • Anthem: Go Light Your World - Chris Rice, Allen Pote (#598)

September 22

  • Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:1-14
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do
  • Sermon: Disciples Take Their Faith Home
  • Anthem: Lay Up Your Treasures in Heaven - Pepper Choplin (#760) 

September 29

  • Scripture: Luke 16:19-31
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do
  • Sermon: Disciples Listen & Believe
  • Anthem: Poor Man Lazarus - Jester Hairston
  • Offertory: Sometimes a Prayer Will Do - Rolf Lovland, Brendan Graham (Jan Peterson, Soprano)

2019 October

October 6

  • World Communion Sunday
  • Peace and Global Witness Offering Received
  • Scripture: Genesis 32:22-31
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do
  • Sermon: Disciples Wrestle with God
  • Anthem: Three Songs of World Praise - Allen Pote (#519) 
  • Offertory: I Will Give You Rest - Jeff Kennedy (FPC Youth; Tanya Snitzer, Soloist)


October 10 No One Voice/Dei Gloriam Rehearsals

October 13

  • Organist: Larry Lathom
  • Director: Dr. Glenn Bennett
  • Scripture: Luke 16:1-13
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do
  • Sermon: Disciples Resist Greed
  • Call to Worship: spoken (from Ann) 
  • Anthem:  Many Gifts, One Spirit - Allen Pote (#551), Accompanist Bea Towe
  • Offertory: Organ
  • Benediction Response: Called as Partners in Christ's Service - #343, Vs. 1

Called as partners in Christ's service, called to ministries of grace,
We respond with deep commitment fresh new lines of faith to trace.
May we learn the art of sharing, side by side and friend with friend,
Equal partners in our caring to fulfill God's chosen end.

October 20

  • Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:6-19
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do
  • Sermon: Disciples Practice Generosity
  • Anthem: Elijah Rock - Traditional Spiritual, arr. Jester Hairston (#082)  

October 27

  • Dedication Sunday
  • Scripture: Luke 17:11-19
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do
  • Sermon: Disciples Give Thanks
  • Moment with Young Disciples: Pure Praise Singers
  • Anthem: Look at the World - John Rutter (#363), with Pure Praise Singers
  • Offertory: One Voice


NOVEMBER 2 (SATURDAY):

1:30 p.m. Sanctuary Choir, Dei Gloriam, Organ, Piano with Joel Raney

5:00 p.m. Ticketed Catered Dinner

7:00 p.m. Joel Raney Piano Concert

2019 November

November 3

  • 9:00 a.m. Sanctuary Choir & Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir, Sanctuary
  • 10:00 a.m. One Combined Worship Service in the Sanctuary
  • Anthem: One Faith, One Hope, One Love - arr. Joel Raney (world premiere!)
  • Offertory: Tom Sitzler, Lyric Baritone
  • Joel Raney Hymn Arrangements

November 10

  • Observance of All Saints' Day
  • Communion
  • Scripture:  Hebrews 11:1-3,8-12
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do 
  • Sermon: Disciples Live by Faith and with Resurrection Hope
  • Anthem: Ain'-a That Good News! - William Dawson (#353)
  • Offertory: First Ringers (Interlude No. 1 in C - Matthew Robertson)
  • Communion: Grace Reid, Piano

November 17

  • Scripture: Isaiah 65:17-25
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do 
  • Sermon: Disciples Envision the Kingdom of God 
  • Anthem: He Is King of Kings - African-American Spiritual, arr. Joseph Jones (Hymn 153), Soloists Karen Rudin and Brooks Newbry, Congregation, and Tambourinist Alice Schlak
  • Offertory: My Hope is Built - arr. Joe Utterback

November 24

  • Christ the King/Reign of Christ Sunday/Thanksgiving Sunday
  • Scripture: Colossians 1:9-20
  • Sermon Series: What Disciples Do 
  • Sermon: Disciples Give Ultimate Allegiance to Christ
  • Final Prelude: We Gather Together - arr. Robert Farrell (xerox), with organ and choir 
  • Opening Hymn: Ten Thousand Reasons (Bless The Lord) - Matt Redman (led by Guitarist Allan Schultz and Bass Guitarist Karen Rudin)
  • Moment with Young Disciples: FPC Youth/Young Adults
  • Anthem: We Praise Thee - Ed Hurd (#434), with Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir
  • Offertory: Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir


 November 27-28 No Choir Rehearsals: Happy Thanksgiving! 

2019 December

December 1

  • Advent I
  • Pastor: Chris McKee
  • Anthem: Picture a Christmas - arr. Brent Jorgensen (#766)
  • Offertory: 


December 5 (Thursday) Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir performing in the new

state-of-the-art Wildlife Amphitheater at Phoenix Zoolights!

December 8

  • Advent II
  • Anthem: 
  • Offertory: First Ringers (Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus)

December 15

  • Advent III
  • Call to Worship: Sanctuary Choir
  • Anthem: Heavenly Harmonies
  • Offertory: Breath of Heaven - Amy Grant/Chris Eaton (Jan Peterson, Soprano)

December 22

  • Advent IV
  • Music Sunday: "O Come, All Ye Faithful"
  • Anthem: Go, Tell it on the Mountain (NEW), Sanctuary Choir & Piano Duet
  • Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen - arr. Kevin McChesney (NEW)
  • One Voice
  • FPC Youth/Young Adults
  • Pure Praise Singers

December 24 Christmas Eve Worship

  • Communion
  • Go, Tell it on the Mountain  (NEW), Sanctuary Choir & Piano Duet 
  • Antiphonal Gloria - Marty Parks (NEW), Sanctuary Choir, Luke 2:14
  • Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen - arr. Kevin McChesney (NEW)
  • Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir: Bring at Torch, Jeanette, Isabella - arr. Alex Guebert (NEW) 


     December 26 Sanctuary Choir No Rehearsal

     December 27 Dei Gloriam Handbell Choir No Rehearsal

December 29

  • One Combined 10AM Worship Service in the Sanctuary
  • Anthem: Coventry Carol - Traditional English Melody, arr. Mark Hayes (Jan Peterson, Soprano) 
  • Offertory: 

2020 January

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January 5

  • Communion
  • Anthem: One Voice
  • Offertory: One Voice

January 12

January 19

January 26

2020 February

February 2

  • Communion

February 9

February 16

  • Offertory: FPC Youth/Young Adults

February 23

  • Anthem: The Majesty and Glory of Your Name - Tom Fettke (#599)
  • Offertory: 

2020 March

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March 1

  • Lent
  • Communion
  • Anthem: The Old Rugged Cross - George Bennard, arr. Joel Raney (NEW)

March 8

March 15

March 22

March 29

2020 April

April 5

  • Palm Sunday
  • Worship/BBQ in the FPC Courtyard, 10 a.m.

April 19

  • Youth Sunday
  • Anthem: FPC Youth/Young Adults

2020 May

May 3

  • Communion

May 10

  • Mother's Day

May 17

May 24

May 31

  • Pentecost Sunday