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Sunday November 3, 2019 – Service & Music

Our Scripture readings are Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4 and Luke 19:1-10.

Pastor Rob Hoch’s sermon is entitled, A Blemished Body.

Music
In observation of All Saints’ Day, the First & Franklin Sanctuary Choir, under the direction of Jason Kissel, will offer two anthems: Alice Parker’s stirring setting of the traditional hymn, Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Pie Jesu (from Requiem), with the beautiful soprano
duet sung by Meredith Piplani and Savannah McElhaney.

Congregational hymns include The Church’s One Foundation / AURELIA, and For All the Saints /SINE NOMINE. The organ voluntaries will feature the music of Brahms and Dupré.

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Sermon

Read a “Blemished Body” Here

 

 

Sunday October 27, 2019 – Service & Music

Our scripture readings: Joel 2:23-32 and Luke 18:9-14. Rev. Hoch’s sermon is entitled “Can’t Apologize”

The Sanctuary Choir:

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
arr. Eric Nelson (b. 1959) Jeremy Earnest, Piano
Jaqcues-Pierre Milan, Cello
Jan Trammell-Savin, Flute

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Sermon

Read “Can’t Apologize” Here

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Sunday October 20, 2019 – Service & Music

Our Scripture readings are Psalm 119:97-104 and Jeremiah 31:27-34. Pastor Rob Hoch’s sermon is entitled, Becoming an Organ Donor.                            
 
Music
This Sunday, the Youth Choir, led by Nick Dogas, First & Franklin’s Associate for Children’s Music Ministry, will offer an anthem setting of Psalm 46, Be Still and Know That I Am God, with handbell and piano accompaniment. 
 
The First & Franklin Sanctuary Choir will lead congregational singing and present American composer Stephen Paulus’ rapturous anthem, Pilgrims’ Hymn. Hymns include From All That Dwell Below the Skies (LASST UNS ERFREUEN) and O Day of Peace (JERUSALEM).
 

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Worship Bulletin Here

Sermon

Read “Becoming an Organ Donor” Here

 

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