Category: Worship

Worship With Us – Spring 2018

Special Events at Lincoln Park

Sunday, March 18
Reading Philharmonic Orchestra Concert at 3PM.
Come and enjoy The Music We Love, directed by conductor Michael Slechta and assistant conductor, Tyler Readinger. You’ll hear music from Oklahoma, Camelot, Cavalleria Rusticana, and more from composers such as Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leroy Anderson.
This collection of favorites was chosen by members of the orchestra who will share why they selected a certain piece. A free will offering will be received.

Maundy Thursday, March 29
Service at 7 PM

Easter Sunday, April 1
Contemporary Worship featuring the Praise Band and Cherub Choir, plus Flowering of the Cross at 9 AM.
Easter Egg Hunt at 10 AM
Traditional Worship at 11 AM. Special music by the Chancel and Cherub Choirs and the Berkshire Brass. Preludes begin at 10:40 AM.

Sunday, April 8
The youth and children of our church will present a program to our shut-ins and other residents at the Highlands. Everyone will meet at the church at 2 pm to prepare small gifts for our members and will then travel to the Highlands at 2:45.
At this most inter-generational gathering, the ages will range from 2 to 98! Please let Beverly Perella or Kyle Robbins know if your children will be attending.

Sunday, May 13 – Family Sunday
One service at 10 AM
The youth and children are leading worship.

Sunday, June 10 – Music Sunday at both services
Special worship and music by the Praise Band at 9 AM and the Chancel, Bell, and Cherub Choirs at 11 AM.

Christmas Eve Services 2017

• Sunday, December 24: Christmas Eve

Morning worship at 9 and 11 am. NO BREAKFAST this Sunday.

7 pm – Family Candle Lighting Service with children’s pageant.
10 pm – Traditional Candle Lighting and Communion Service.

Vocal and instrumental preludes begin at 9:30 pm.

• No service on Christmas Day.

• Sunday, December 31

One service only at 11 am.

Worship With Us – November and December 2017

• Sunday, November 5
All Saints’ Sunday, at both 9 and 11 am services

• Thursday, November 16 at 8 pm, Wagner Room
It’s Thursday Night Live! Every Third Thursday of the month, join the LP Praise Band for a casual worship time.  We’ll sing, pray, hear devotions, and enjoy one another’s fellowship.

• Sunday, November 26, at 8:45 am
4th Sunday breakfast and worship, for young and old alike. There will be no breakfast on Sunday, December 24, but  breakfasts will return in January.

• Sunday, December 10, 11 am
The Song Heard ‘Round the World, a cantata for Christmas by Joseph Martin, will be presented by the Chancel and Bell Choirs. This journey of international carols and folk songs highlights the theme of unity and peace throughout the world. Bring family and friends.

Live Nativity, 5–7 pm
Our youth and church will present a LIVE NATIVITY at Lincoln Park

• Thursday, December 21 at 8 pm, Wagner Room
Thursday Night Live

• Sunday, December 24:  Christmas Eve
Morning worship at 9 and 11am. NO BREAKFAST this Sunday.

7 pm Family Candle Lighting Service  with children’s pageant.
10 pm Traditional Candle Lighting and Communion Service.
Vocal and instrumental preludes begin at 9:30 pm.

• No service on Christmas Day.

• Sunday, December 31
One service only at 11 am.

Pastor Kyung

Music News – Summer 2017

Music NewsOur annual Summer Mini-Concert series is continuing through July and August at 10:45 AM in the Sanctuary. Please join us and enjoy these talented performers.

On September 10th, we will have one service at 10 AM followed by a picnic on the church lawn. The following Sunday, September 17th, we will resume our Sunday School classes for all ages for the fall season (starts at 10:10 AM).

If you or anyone you know would like to perform a future mini-concert for our church, please contact Bev Perella, Director of Music.

 

July 30 Jim Spangler and Maeve Bartra, trumpet duo
August 6 Dorinne Bilger, piano
August 13 Phyliss Peters, harp.
August 20 Lindsey Villecco, soprano
August 27 Natalie Madeira, soprano
September 3 Hymn Sing
September 10 One Service at 10 AM followed by church picnic on the lawn
September 17 All Sunday School classes resume
October 1 Brian Mishler, cello

 

Worship With Us – March and April 2017

For the months of March and April, we will continue to follow the Revised Common Lectionary witnessing the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of our Lord.  Come and worship and allow the Holy Spirit to move in your heart as together we are transformed more and more into the image of Christ and find rest, joy, and peace amidst the challenges and storms of life.

 

March 1 Ash Wednesday: “A New Heart” (7 PM) Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
March 5 “A Necessary Testing” Matthew 4:1-11
March 12 “For God So Loved” John 3:1-17
March 19 “The Samaritan Woman” John 4:5-42
March 26 “Seeing Who He Is and Who We Are” John 9:1-41
April 2 “Winding Sheets” John 11:1-45
April 9 Passion Sunday: “The Cross” Matthew 27:11-54
April 13 Holy Thursday: “My Hands and My Head as Well” (7 PM) John 13:1-17,31b-35
April 16 Easter Sunday Matthew 28:1-10
April 23 “Peace be with You” John 20:19-31
April 30 “Did Our Hearts Not Burn” Luke 24:13-35