January 17, 2021

January 17 Worship

Today, I talk a little bit about Ordinary Time and how the Common Lectionary works as an introduction to a message about Nathanael's hesitation to go see Jesus. Here's the order of worship found in the video at the bottom of the page:
  • 00:00 Chimes
  • 00:28 PrĂ©lude: Consecrate Anew Today
  • 01:17 Welcome
  • 02:04 Opening Sentence: Psalm 139.14
  • 02:21 Opening Prayer
  • 02:43 Lord's Prayer
  • 03:12 Scripture Reading: John 1.43-46
  • 03:57 Message
  • 14:34 Pastoral Prayer
  • 16:12 Song: I Cannot Tell Why
  • 17:33 Communion Prayer
  • 18:15 Fraction/Institution
  • 19:09 Benediction
  • 19:39 Response: Go Now in Peace
  • 21:34 Postlude: Christ in Me, Christ in You
 As always, it's best to watch the video in full-screen mode.


  1. Paul H Hederstrom1/17/21, 10:16 AM

    Pastor Sam continues to be an incredible spiritual leader! I have learned so much from his sermons and love how he relates his scripture references to the current environment even as it is always changing.

    1. And you're an incredible parishioner, Paul

  2. If President Trump had spoken your words of wisdom, relationships in our country would be better, not worse! (Thoughts of my son-in-law)