March 17th Sermon "What Is Our Covenant" - Rev. J Sylvan

14 March 2024


Please join us for our Sunday Service, March 17th at 9 am & 11 am
Rev. J Sylvan
Sermon: "What Is Our Covenant"
Celebration Sunday
Services will be live-streamed on Zoom (the zoom link is on the front page of the website)
Coffee Hour: In person in Eliot Hall following the services
Masks optional
Order of Service
  • Choral Prelude: "A Festive Alleluia" – words and music by Mary Lynn Lightfoot (American, b. 1952) – performed by the Chancel Choir; David Owens, piano
  • Introit: #188, "Come, Come, Whoever You Are" – words adapted from Rumi (1207-1273); music by Rev. Lynn Ungar (American, b. 1963); led by David Owens
  • Welcome & Announcements – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Chalice Lighting – Nancy Moos
  • Opening Hymn: #318, "We Would Be One" – music by Jean Sibelius (Finnish, 1865-1957); words by Samuel Anthony Wright (American, 1919-2016); David Owens, organ
  • Meditation – Rev. J Sylvan

  • Choral Anthem: "Thankful" – words and music by Carole Bayer Sager (American, b. 1944), David Foster (Canadian, b. 1949) and Richard Page (American, b. 1953); arranged by Mark Hayes (American, b. 1953) – performed by the Chancel Choir; David Owens, piano
  • Pledge Committee
  • Song of Gratitude: #1010, "We Give Thanks" – words & music by Wendy Luella Perkins (Canadian, b. 1966); led by Rev. J Sylvan
  • Offertory – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Doxology
    • From all that dwell below the skies
    • Let hymns of faith and hope arise
    • May peace, good will on earth be sung
    • Through every land by every tongue
    • Amen
  • Sermon: "What Is Our Covenant?" – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Closing Hymn: #1021, "Lean on Me" – words and music by Bill Withers (American, 1938-2020) – David Owens, piano
  • Benediction – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Choral Postlude: "Go Make a Difference" – words and music by Steve Angrisano (American, b. 1965) and Tom Tomaszek (American, b. 1950); performed by the Chancel Choir; David Owens, piano