September Worship Highlights

Sept. 2 – Communion Sunday + Courtyard Rededication – the 10 am service will end in the courtyard. Message: “Reclaiming Our Gardens”  Song of Solomon 4:16-5:1, Psalms 1, Micah 4:2-4; Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching

Sept. 9 – Two-Service Schedule Begins at 9 am & 11 am Adult Education Classes Resume at 10 am. Message:  “A People Called to Freedom” Luke 4:16-21; Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching

Sept. 16 – “Being Here and Now: A Contemporary People” Excerpts from John 4; Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching

Sept. 23 – “Being There and Then: A Biblical People” Excerpts from Matthew 5; Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching

Sept. 30 – 5th Sunday Schedule 9 am Prayer Service / 11 am Combined Worship, with Rev. Marcia Patton as guest preacher.  Dr. Patton was the first executive minister of the Evergreen Association of American Baptist Churches USA. She also spent 13 years as associate executive minister with the American Baptist Churches of the Northwest and before that as associate minister for churches in Pennsylvania, Utah, and New Jersey. She served as a delegate to the National Council of Churches Assembly, and co-authored When the Spirit Moves (Judson, 2011). 10 am – Opportunity to meet and get to know Rev. Patton, light brunch in Room #102. 12:15 pm – 5th Sunday Luncheon in the Social Hall