January 17 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
January 17, 2021

Full Service Stream

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Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude: “Precious Memories”

Maxine Easom

Invocation

Beth Gavrilles

Opening Hymn

Dallas Christian Adult Concert Choir

New Testament Reading: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20

Beth Gavrilles

Sermon: “Reclaiming Paul: A Costly Body”

The Rev. Laura Patterson

Anthem: “Wayfaring Stranger”

Michiana Singing (Goshen, Indiana)

Prayer / The Lord’s Prayer

Beth Gavrilles

Closing Hymn: “Love Divine, All Loves’ Excelling”

Grace Community Church (Sun Valley, California)

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude: “Blessed Assurance”

Maxine Easom

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Jan. 3 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
January 3, 2021

Full Service Stream

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Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude: “Love Came Down at Christmas”

Maxine Easom

Invocation

Katie Calkin

Opening Hymn: “We Three Kings”

Chet Valley Churches (Norfolk, England)

Gospel Reading: Matthew 2:1-18

Katie Calkin

Sermon: “American Herod”

The Rev. Laura Patterson

Anthem: “Gesû Bambino”

Janet Frick and Molly Stanley

Prayer / The Lord’s Prayer

Katie Calkin

Closing Hymn: “What Child is This?”

The Choir of King’s College (Cambridge, England)

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude: “Angels We Have Heard on High”

Maxine Easom

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Dec. 27 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
December 27, 2020

Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Opening Prayer

The Rev. Blair Zant

Hymn: “Once in Royal David’s City”

David Stanley (trumpet), Molly Stanley (French horn) and David McClure (piano)

Sermon: “Practicing Christian Freedom”

The Rev. Dr. Gary Whetstone

Hymn: “The Christmas Medley”

The Worldwide Virtual Christmas Choir, UMC Discipleship Ministries

Benediction

The Rev. Blair Zant

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Dec. 20 Online Service

Oconee Street United Methodist Church
December 20, 2020 • Fourth Sunday of Advent

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Call to Worship

Joel Siebentritt

Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prayers of the People / The Lord’s Prayer

Mike McClelland-Williamson

Old Testament Reading: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16

Casey McClelland

Gospel Reading: Luke 1:26-38

Brian McClelland

Sermon: “You Are Home”

The Rev. Laura Patterson

Anthem: “Coventry Carol”

Janet Frick (piano) and Laura Patterson (violin)

Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Brian, Ginny and Casey McClelland, and Mike, Simon, Fox and Leo McClelland-Williamson

Closing Hymn: “Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”

First Plymouth Church (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Announcement

Carla Dennis, church council chair

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude: “Angel Song”

Maxine Easom

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Dec. 13 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
December 13, 2020 • Third Sunday of Advent

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Call to Worship

Amanda Martin

Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prayers of the People / The Lord’s Prayer

Greg Etheridge and Sam Neely-Etheridge

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 61:1-4

Greg Etheridge

Gospel Reading: Luke 1:46-55

Sam Neely-Etheridge

Sermon: “Proclaim Joy”

Pastor Laura Patterson

Anthem: Magnificat

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Carrie Neely, Greg Etheridge, Sam, Willa and Lucy Neely-Etheridge

Closing Hymn: “Canticle of the Turning”

Gary Daigle, Rory Cooney & Theresa Donohoo

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude: “A Day of Joy and Gladness”

Maxine Easom

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Dec. 6 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
December 6, 2020 • Second Sunday of Advent

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Call to Worship

Laura Valentine

Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Gospel Reading: Mark 1:1-8

Lucy Hines

Prayers of the People / The Lord’s Prayer

Charlie Hines

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 40:1-11

Meg Hines

Sermon: “Living Hope: Prepare the Way”

Pastor Laura Patterson

Anthem: “Toda la Tierra”

Molly Stanley, violin and David Stanley, piano

Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Meg, Lucy, Merren and Charlie Hines, and Martha Collins

Closing Hymn: “Come Thou Long, Expected Jesus”

Red Mountain Music

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude: “Emmanuel, Emmanuel”

Maxine Easom

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Nov. 29 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
November 29, 2020 • First Sunday of Advent

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Call to Worship

J.D. Burnett

Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prayers of the People / The Lord’s Prayer

Susan and Kathy Kaes

Gospel Reading: Mark 13:24-37

Susan Kaes

Sermon

Pastor Laura Patterson

Anthem: “Open My Eyes, That I May See”

Melanie and Janet Frick

Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Susan and Kathy Kaes

Closing Hymn: “People Look East”

Marty Haugen

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude: “Soon and Very Soon”

Maxine Easom

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Nov. 22 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
November 22, 2020

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Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude: “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”

Maxine Easom, piano

Invocation

Edwina Biron

Opening Hymn: “Crown Him With Many Crowns”

Grace Community Church (Sun Valley, California)

Gospel Reading: Matthew 25: 31-46

Edwina Biron

Sermon: “Allegiance to the Kin-dom”

The Rev. Laura Patterson

Anthem: “The Least of These”

Matt Maher

Prayer / The Lord’s Prayer

Edwina Biron

Closing Hymn: “All Who Hunger, Gather Gladly”

Advent Announcement

Maxine Easom

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude

Maxine Easom, piano

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Nov. 15 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
November 15, 2020

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Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude

“Fairest Lord Jesus”
Maxine Easom, piano

Invocation

Sarah Sumners

Opening Hymn

“Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service”
First Plymouth Church (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Gospel Reading: Matthew 25:14-30

Sarah Sumners

Sermon: “Everyone’s Favorite Sermon Topic!”

The Rev. Laura Patterson

Anthem

“Beautiful Savior”
Saint Olaf Choir

Prayer / The Lord’s Prayer

Sarah Sumners

Closing Hymn

“A Charge to Keep I Have”
Grace Community Church (Sun Valley, California)

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude

“Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”
Maxine Easom, piano

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Nov. 8 Online Service

Oconee Street UMC Online Service
November 8, 2020

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Welcome

Pastor Laura Patterson

Prelude

“For the Beauty of the Earth”
Song by Folliott Pierpoint. Arranged by Greg Howlett.
Performed by Maxine Easom

Invocation

Rick Martin

Opening Hymn

“This is a Day of New Beginnings”
Plymouth First United Methodist Church (Plymouth, Michigan)

Gospel Reading: Matthew 25:1-13

Rick Martin

Sermon: “How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?”

Pastor Laura Patterson

Anthem

“Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning”
Mississippi Fred McDowell

Prayer

Rick Martin

Closing Hymn

“They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love”
Amara Clough, vocals

Benediction

Pastor Laura Patterson

Postlude

“Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning”
African American Spiritual
Maxine Easom, piano

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