“The Peace of Christ”

“The Peace of Christ”

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Join us for worship this Sunday, November 15, at 9 or 11.  Rev. Gary Heaton’s sermon is “The Peace of Christ” and the scripture text is Mark 13:1-8. Ginna Powell will be reading I Samuel 1:12-20 at both services and at 11:00 Celeste Smetana will lead the Psalter.

The Chancel Choir will sing “Onward Ye People” composer Sibelius. Pre-service music at 11:00 includes Praised Be Your Name, Jesus Christ (J.S. Bach), Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Bach), and Poéme (Zdenko Fibich).

As he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what large stones and what large buildings!” Then Jesus asked him, “Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone will be left here upon another; all will be thrown down.”

When he was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew asked him privately, “Tell us, when will this be, and what will be the sign that all these things are about to be accomplished?” Then Jesus began to say to them, “Beware that no one leads you astray. Many will come in my name and say, ‘I am he!’ and they will lead many astray. When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed; this must take place, but the end is still to come. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places; there will be famines. This is but the beginning of the birthpangs.  Mark 13:1-8