Thursday, May 17, 2012

Sunday at First Church ~ May 20

May 20 ~ Seventh Sunday of Easter

First Church of Christ,
Congregational (UCC)
190 Court Street
Middletown, CT

We welcome as our guest preacher on Sunday, Patsy Bjorling, Associate Conference Minister for Generosity Ministries, Connecticut Conference, United Church of Christ.
Patsy will also lead our Second Hour on “Money and Values.” 

We hope you'll consider visiting and worshiping with us today. First Church is an open and affirming congregation and all are welcome. Child care is provided and worship begins at 10 a.m. For more information on our congregation and its programs, please visit the First Church website.


Prelude            With Timbrel and Dance                     Margaret Tucker
                                    The Heart in Hand Bell Choir
Hymn             I Sing the Mighty Power of God
            Anthem           Do Lord, Remember Me                     spiritual, arr. by R. Mauldin
                                                The Celebration Singers and Senior Choir
Hymn              Take My Life, God, Let It Be
Offertory         Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace) arr. Douglas Wagner
            Hymn              God, Whose Giving Knows No Ending
Postlude          Holy, Holy, Holy                                arr. Michael Helman
                                    The Heart in Hand Bell Choir

Scripture Reading

                   2 Corinthians 9:6-15
                   Matthew 19:16-23


Sermon:      The Joy of Lighter Loads

Church School: K-5 ~ Powerful Play

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