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This week we heard a poet preach the gospel of Jesus, specific to the time and place of the American Inauguration. Amanda Gorman is her name and you can hear her here. In the sermon this Sunday, we will follow her lead with a message entitled "Permission and Consent."

  • Prelude: Various (Buxtehude; Alain)
  • Readings: Isaiah 40:21-31; I Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39
  • Virtual Anthem: Jesus Christ the Appletree (Poston)
  • Solo: There is a Balm in Gilead (arr. Ricketts)
  • Postlude: Litanies (Alain)

The cornerstone of our week, Worship at 11am is offered under the leadership of The Rev. Karen Bowles, The Rev. Jason Francis Meyers, Dr. Patricia Wright, Lead Singers and members of the Metropolitan Choir, and featured instrumentalists.

Please note that worship is currently online only, livestreamed from the sanctuary. The prelude begins at approximately 10:45am.

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The bulletin is posted below. This service is livestreamed to Facebook ( and YouTube (subscribe to our channel). You can also find the service here, or on the homepage. Past services are found on the Sermons & Livestreams page.

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