Join us Sunday, January 3, as we celebrate Epiphany, the story of the three wise ones who follow the Christmas star to find Jesus. Readings for this service will include a passage from the Prophet Isaiah, and the Epiphany story according to Matthew, as well as short piece by Howard Thurman. The sermon by Pastor Lucozzi is entitled “Be A Star”. Music under the direction of Andy Davis includes the anthems, “Over the Hill and Over the Dale”, words by J. M. Neale and Tony Barrand and sung by Tony Barrand, with Fred Breunig, violin and Andy Davis, piano and “Star in the East” a 19th century American hymn. Hymns for this Sunday include “O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright,” which will be accompanied by Rachel Johnson on piano and Dwayne Johnson on trumpet, “Love Came Down at Christmas” sung by Perrin Scott, and “Arise,Your Light Is Come!” The children’s story for our service is “Three Wise Women” by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Lynne Russell. We will also celebrate Holy Communion together. Prayers and concerns for the world and our time are also a regular part of our time together. Everyone is welcome.
Guilford Community Church, an Open and Affirming/ Just Peace congregation of the United Church of Christ (UCC), continues tomorrow with worship online at 10am and on BCTV at 4pm and again at 11:00 pm. The link to the livestream can be found on the church homepage at guilfordchurch.org.