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April Worship Services

Join us for our livestream worship service each Sunday starting at 10 a.m.  If you cannot watch at 10 a.m., you can watch the service any time throughout the day or the week here or on our YouTube channel.

4th Sunday of Easter Sunday | April 25, 2021

Sermon: "Passing Through Locked Doors" by the Rev. Dr. Julia Wharff Piermont, Senior Pastor. 4th in the series "How to Find Easter in the Last Place You'd Look"
Scripture:  2 Corinthians 5:17-21 and John 20:19-23
Anthem: “Peace I Leave With You”  Walter Pelz- Octet
Anthem: “A Jubilant Song”  Mary Lynn Lightfoot- Octet

3rd Sunday of Easter Sunday | April 18, 2021

Sermon: "Changing Your Story" by the Rev. Dr. Thomas Rice, Pastor for Discipleship
Scripture:  2 Corinthians 5:14-20 and Luke 24:13-35
Anthem: “With a Voice of Singing”  Martin Shaw  Octet

2nd Sunday of Easter Sunday | April 11, 2021

Senior Pastor Julia Wharff Piermont will begin the series this Sunday, April 11, with the stories of the women on Easter Sunday morning and their experience of the empty tomb. Where does the power for reconciliation come from? How can reconciliation surprise us, even in the face of loss? 

Easter Sunday | April 4, 2021

Schedule of Events

  • 7:00 am – Outdoor Sunrise Communion Service (lawn by columbarium), Dr. Tom Rice, preaching - (masks and social distancing)
  • 10:00 am – Livestream Festival Worship Service, Dr. Julia Piermont, preaching
  • 11:30 am – Easter Festival on the Lawn (church lawn, east side; masks and social distancing) 
Sermon: "The Last Word We Live By" by the Rev. Dr. Julia Wharff Piermont
Scripture:  Acts 10:34-43 and Mark 16:1-8
Octet Introit: “I Know that My Redeemer Lives” S. Drummond Wolf              
Octet Anthem: “I Will Rise” by Louie Giglio, Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, Matt Maher-Octet with Kevin Fancher, guitarist and Andrew DeWesse, percussionist.
Piano Trio: “Because He Lives” by William Gaither, arr. Philip Choi.  Shine Robison, piano; Helen Cates, violin; Eric Spain, cello
Virtual Chancel Choir Benediction Response: “Hallelujah!” (Messiah) G. F. Handel

Good Friday | April 2, 2021

Tenebrae Service based on the Seven Last Words of Christ, adapted from “The Seven Last Words,” by Kathryn Roelofs and Norman B. Steen, in Reformed Worship, Issue #102 (December 2011).

Prelude: “Piano Trio No. 1 in d minor”  Robert Schumann. Shine Robison, pianist; Helen Cates, violinist; Eric Spain, cellist

Maundy Thursday | April 1, 2021

Sermon: "Bread and Wine and Humble Pie" by the Rev. Wayne Morrison
Scripture:  Deuteronomy 6:20-25 and Luke 22:7-27
Anthem: "Lead Me to the Cross”  Brooke Ligertwood Youth Worship Team
Communion Anthem: “New Wine”   Brooke Ligertwood Youth Worship Team