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Oct 3, 2021

How appropriate that on the morning of our fall hymn sing we come to Zephaniah 3 in our sermon series. In it, the prophet commands us to sing (“Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion”) and gives us a picture of God Himself singing to us (“He will exult over you with loud singing”). Nearly every hymn and psalm in this...


Aug 9, 2021

Many of the hymns we have sung over the past four weeks have had an “Easter” flavor, focusing on Jesus’ resurrection as discussed in 1 Corinthians 15. This week, as Paul brings his letter to a close with some personal greetings and encouragements, the hymns shift focus to our own callings as Christians. We ask for...


Jun 28, 2021

The language of hymnody is filled with imagery related to speech and communication (“speak,” “sing,” “voice,” “tongue,” “mouth,” as well as related concepts like “listen,” “hear,” etc.). In the psalms, we are commanded to sing cheerfully with our voices (All People That On Earth Do...


Apr 4, 2021

The very first promise of redemption comes immediately after the Fall of Adam and Even in the Garden. There, God declares that the “seed of the woman” would “bruise the head of the serpent” (Genesis 3:16). In the earliest churches, this great promise was artistically represented by mosaics of dragons on...


Feb 21, 2021

This Sunday marks the beginning of the Lenten season, which is traditionally a time of prayer, fasting, and repentance
leading up to Easter, observed by Christians since the days of the early church. Several elements of the service have
been adjusted to fit the character of this season. We will begin each Sunday by...