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THE FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST IN NEW HAVEN

CENTER CHURCH ON-THE-GREEN


JOIN US FOR WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY AT 10 AM
IN OUR BEAUTIFUL MEETING HOUSE
ON NEW HAVEN'S HISTORIC GREEN.

DOWNTOWN NEW HAVEN IS BEGINNING TO BUZZ
WITH ALL THE NEW AND RETURNING YALE STUDENTS!
WE WELCOME THEM TO NEW HAVEN!

CHILDREN CAN GO TO FIRST AND SUMMERFIELD
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
ON THE CORNER OF ELM AND COLLEGE
FOR THEIR SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS WITH JESSICA.

MUSIC

Prelude:  Prelude in G Major    J.S. Bach
Anthem:  Ich Forge dir    J.S. Bach  Judy Caldwell, soprano  Lily Forbush, recorder
Offertory:  Quia respexit    J.S. Bach
Postlude:  Basse et Dessus de Trompette   Louis Clerambault
HYMNS:

Fairest Lord Jesus #227 (PH)
Dear God, Embracing Humankind #502 (NCH)
Blessed Assurance #473 (NCH)


SCRIPTURE:
James 1: 17-27:  Christians virtues are urged by the writer of this letter, who exhorts people to be doers of the word and not merely hearers. 

Mark 7: 1-8; 14-15; 21-23:  Jesus is in conflict with the Pharisees, who are upset because Jess' disciples do not follow the practice of ritual hand washing before meals.  Jesus is not worried about external things, but is more concerned with the inner disposition of the heart.

SERMON:  Judged by Intention:  Behavior matters, but so do the intentions, which motivate behavior. 

Rev. Sandra L. Olsen, Minister

Handicapped Accessable / Child Care Provided

Open and Affirming ~ Welcoming All!

 

 

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