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Episode 94: Whole-Hearted Discipleship

Episode 94: Whole-Hearted Discipleship

February 28, 2021

Rev. Emily Penfield takes a closer look at Simon Peter in this installment of her Whole-Hearted series for Lent. While we have all the intention to serve God, often we find it difficult to turn our whole hearts to God when it means sacrificing the comfort we have known for so long.

Scripture: Mark 8:31-38

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Pianist: Lynn Miles
Soloist: Tina Hendrickson

Songs:

"Open My Eyes That I May See" (1895) by Clara Scott

"Lead Me to the Cross" (2007) by Brooke Fraser

"The Summons" (1987) by John Bell

 

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Episode 93: A Change to Whole-Hearted

Episode 93: A Change to Whole-Hearted

February 22, 2021

The season of Lent is underway! Rev. Emily Penfield starts our Lenten series with a call to start our changes from within.

Scripture: Mark 1: 9-15

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Soloist: Jay Somerset
Organist: Andy Plummer
Pianist: Lynn Miles

Songs:

"Lord, Who Throughout These 40 Days" (1873) by Claudia Hernaman

"I Want Jesus to Walk with Me" (Traditional) Arranged by J. Denton

"Wash, O God, Our Sons and Daughters" (1987) by Ruth Duck

 

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Episode 92: Recovery from Denial

Episode 92: Recovery from Denial

February 15, 2021

Rev. Emily Penfield turns to John for today's episode as she explores Peter's denial of Jesus before the crucifixion and the forgiveness when Jesus returned to the disciples on the fishing boat.

Scripture: John 13: 33-38; 21: 1-9

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Soloist: Kenny Williamson Keith
Organist: Andy Plummer
Pianist: Lynn Miles

Songs:

"O! For a Thousand Tongues to Sing" (1739) by Charles Wesley

"My Jesus, I Love Thee" (1964) by William Featherstone

"Softly and Tenderly, Jesus is Calling" (1880) by Will Thompson

"Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" (1747) by Charles Wesley

 

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Episode 91: Recovery Through Vulnerability

Episode 91: Recovery Through Vulnerability

February 10, 2021

In today's episode, Rev. Emily Freeman continues her series on recovery. A man named Naaman, a well-known commander of the Syrian army, was blessed with fame and wealth but was cursed with leprosy. When his wife's servant speaks of a prophet in Israel who can heal him, Naaman's journey leads him to washing in the Jordan River.

Scripture: 2 Kings 5: 1-16

Worship Leader/Sermon: Emily Freeman Penfield
Pianist: Lynn Miles
Soloist/Guitarist: Kathy Morgan

Songs:

"Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah" (1745) by William Williams

"Just Be Held" (2014) by Casting Crowns

"There is a Balm in Gilead" Traditional African-American Spiritual

"He Leadeth Me" (1862) by Joseph H. Gilmore

 

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Episode 90: Recovering From Sin and Greed

Episode 90: Recovering From Sin and Greed

February 10, 2021

Worship 1-31-21
Prelude - Amazing Grace
Hymns: Amazing Grace, John Newton, 1779
Rock of Ages, Augustus M. Toplady, 1776
Pass Me Not O Gentle Savior, Fanny Crosby, 1868

Special Music, "Elijah" , Felix Mendelssohn, 1845, sung by John Somerset
Scripture: 2 Samuel 11-12
Worship Leader: Kim Furlow
Sermon: Recovering from Sin and Greed, Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

Episode 89: Recovering from Loss

Episode 89: Recovering from Loss

February 10, 2021

The grieving process is a difficult but necessary aspect of life. However, the intention is to go through it, not live in it. Rev. Emily Penfield talks on the story of Ruth and Naomi, and how with each other's help, they eventually recover from their grief.

Scripture: Ruth 1: 1-22

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Organist: Andy Plummer
Pianist: Lynn Miles
Singers: Lisa Russell Lowe; Tommy Russell, Jr.; John and Jane Somerset

 

Songs:

"I Sing the Almighty Power of God" (1715) by Isaac Watts
"Sabbath Prayer" (1964) by Sheldon Harnick
"Be Still My Soul" (1752) by Katharina von Schlegal
"Hymn of Promise" (1986) by Natalie Sleeth

 

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Episode 88: Recovering From Your Worst

Episode 88: Recovering From Your Worst

January 18, 2021

Worship Notes 1-17-21

Lift Every Voice and Sing - James Weldon Johnson, 1921

You Are Mine -David Haas, 1991

Here I Am, Lord -Dan Schutte, 1981

 

Special Music -Amazing Grace, played by Lynn Miles

 

Scripture: Exodus 2:11-15, 3:1-15

Sermon: Recovering From Your Worst - Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield

 

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Episode 87: The Power of Water and The Spirit

Episode 87: The Power of Water and The Spirit

January 12, 2021

Rev. Emily Penfield brings a message on baptism in this episode. Much like washing your hands, baptism by water only cleanses you temporarily. Only by the power of the Holy Spirit can one be permanently purified.

Scripture: Mark 1:4-11

Worship Leader: Kim Furlow
Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Organist: Andy Plummer
Pianist: Lynn Miles
Soloist/Guitar: Matthew Penfield

Songs:

"Praise and Thanksgiving Be to God" (1982) by Francis Yardley

"Down to the River to Pray" (Traditional)

"Wash, O God, Our Sons and Daughters" (1987) by Ruth Duck

 

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Episode 86: What Are You Looking For?

Episode 86: What Are You Looking For?

January 5, 2021

In this Epiphany Sunday episode, we visit the story of the Wise Men and King Herrod. Both were looking for the same thing--the Star leading to the birthplace of the King of the Jews--but each had very different reasons why. Rev. Emily Penfield brings the message.

Scriptures: Matthew 2:1-12; Psalm 72

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Keys: Andy Plummer
Soloist: Lisa Russell Lowe

Songs:

"The First Noel" (Traditional English Carol)

"Go Light Your World" (1993) by Chris Rice

"There's A Song In The Air" (1874) by Josiah Holland

"We Three Kings" (1857) by John H. Hopkins

 

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Episode 85: A New New Beginning

Episode 85: A New New Beginning

December 27, 2020

On the third day of Christmas, Rev. Emily Penfield brings us words for the new year. Here's to a new new beginning!

 

Scripture: Isaiah 61:10, 62:3

Worship Leader/Sermon: Rev. Emily Freeman Penfield
Keys: Andy Plummer
Soloists: Tina Hendrickson and Lisa Russell Lowe

Songs:

"Good Christian Friends, Rejoice!" (14th Century)

"A Stable Prayer" (writer unknown)

"The First Noel" (Trad. English Carol)

 

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