SUNDAY, July 22, 2018
9th Sunday after Pentecost
10:00 am Service of Worship
Places of Rest – David Morrison, preaching
SUMMER WORSHIP THEME: THE STORIES OF KING DAVID
In worship this summer, we will be spending time with the Old Testament stories of King David. These stories are found in the books of 1 and 2 Samuel.
Eugene Peterson, the author of the Bible translation The Message, has said, “We know more about [David] than anybody else in scripture, including Jesus.” With the character of David, we are given remarkable access to the inner life of a person over the course of virtually his entire life. We see him in stories of great courage, horrible moral failure, humility, grief, and faithfulness. His is an astonishing story, and we will be invited to ponder the ways that aspects of our individual stories may be glimpsed in his story.
About Worship Services at Lewinsville
Services are held each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. with the exception of the summer months when services are combined into one service at 10:00 a.m. Monthly Contemplative Worship (Taizé worship) is held in the chapel, the first Sunday of the month at 7:00 p.m. READ MORE about Taizé worship.
The sacrament of Holy Communion is celebrated at morning worship services on the first Sunday of each month. Holy Communion is also celebrated on special days throughout the year. All Christian believers and their baptized children are welcome at the Lord’s table.
The sacrament of Baptism is administered during morning worship (usually on the third Sunday) by arrangement with the pastors and the Session.
At Lewinsville, we have intentionally scheduled the Church School hour and Worship Services at different times to allow children to participate in and experience worship. READ MORE about Children in Worship. Lewinsville also provides nursery care for infants and small children during the worship service and the Christian Education hour. READ MORE about nursery care.
Special worship services of music are planned during Advent and Lent with added musical instrumentation. Two cantatas are presented each year by the our Children’s and Youth Choirs.
Special Evening Worship
- Ash Wednesday Service- 7:30 p.m.
- Longest Night Service on December 21st – 7:30 p.m.
- Christmas Eve Family Service – 4:30 p.m.
- Christmas Eve Festival Communion Services – 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Holy Week Services – all services begin at 7:30 p.m.
- Maundy Thursday Communion
- Good Friday Tenebrae
- Saturday Great Vigil of Easter
- 9:00 a.m. Holy Communion Celebration with Choir & Brass
- 11:00 a.m. Holy Communion Celebration with Choir & Brass
About Taizé Contemplative Worship
Taizé is a place hidden away in the hills of Burgundy, France. It is an ecumenical community of brothers whose worship is at the heart of their life. Worship at the Taizé community happens thrice daily and is called Taizé prayer. Taizé prayer has two essential elements: song and silence.
The Taizé songs are a form of sung prayer. The songs are short chants (usually words from scripture) that are repeated over and over giving them a meditative quality. The silence during Taizé prayer a time of listening, a time to have one’s soul open for God.
On November 6 at the All Saints Taizé worship, we will give thanks to God for the Communion of Saints and for those who have died in the faith. Bring a flat bottomed candle to light in celebration of and to remember loved ones who are with the Lord.