We are a Community of Worship…
“For My house will be called a house of prayer for all people.”
- Isaiah 56:7
We are a congregation of faith, promoting social justice, peacemaking, and God’s love for all. Our worship is faithful to the Reformed tradition, centering on engaging and thoughtful preaching and an inspirational music program of exceptional quality.
Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, first Sunday of the month
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - Service & Music
We invite you to worship this Sunday at 10:30 AM. Guest Preacher Rhonda Cooper’s sermon is "Distress. Death. Deliverance?" The lessons are Genesis 21:8-20, Psalm 69:13-18 and Matthew 10:28-31. Baritone Nick Dogas will sing "Serenity" by Charles Ives and "The Lord’s My Shepherd" by Bob Chilcott.
We extend a warm welcome to The Reverend Rhonda S. Cooper, who
serves as Chaplain for the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.
Rhonda is a graduate of Wheaton College (Illinois) and Fuller Theological
Seminary (Pasadena CA). A United Methodist minister, she and her
husband John Wolford worship with their First & Franklin Church family.
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - Service & Music
We welcomed Parish Associate, Jan Trammell-Savin to the pulpit this week. The sermon was The Story of Noah. The lessons were Matthew 9:35-10:8 and Genesis 6-9 selected verses. Mezzo soprano Marianne Shick sang "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" by Charles H. Gabriel and "Simple Song" (from Mass) by Leonard Bernstein.
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - Worship & Music
The readings were:
Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 8; 2
Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
Sunday, June 4, 2017 Service & Music
Rev. Hoch's sermon was entitled "A Church in Burlesque." The lessons was from Psalm 104: 1-4, 24-34, and Acts 2: 1-21.
The Santuary Choir sung "Veni, Sancte Spiritus" and "Like the Murmur of the Dove's Song" featuring BSA student Eric Harrison playing the alto saxophone.
We welcomed new members, Kevin Hunter and Sabrina Schumann.
The congregation wore RED in observance of Pentecost.