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March 2019

Our Sacred Space: The Pulpit

11:00am, March 31, 2019
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Isaiah 40:8
John 6:63
Hebrews 4:12
Romans 10:14

Our Sacred Space: The Pulpit

Baptism of Ann Palmer Summers

Extravagant Faithfulness

8:45am, March 31, 2019
Rev. Joanne R. Hull

MORNINGSONG
John 12:1-8
Recording begins just before Bible reading due to technical issues.

Extravagant Faithfulness

Stand On Up and Let's Go

11:00am, March 24, 2019
Rev. Ansley B. Page

SANCTUARY
Isaiah 43 (selected verses)
Mark 2:1-12

Stand On Up and Let's Go

Confirmation Sunday

Stand On Up and Let's Go

8:45am, March 24, 2019
Rev. Ansley B. Page

MORNINGSONG
Isaiah 43 (selected verses)
Mark 2:1-12

Stand On Up and Let's Go

SANCTUARY REDEDICATION

4:00pm, March 17, 2019

SANCTUARY REDEDICATION

Our Sacred Space: Choir Loft and Organ

11:00am, March 17, 2019
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Psalm 19:1
Job 38:7
Revelation 5:11-12
James 5:13

Our Sacred Space: Choir Loft and Organ

Talitha Cum

8:45am, March 17, 2019
Rev. Christi O. Brown

MORNINGSONG
Mark 5:21-43

Talitha Cum

Our Sacred Space: The Cross

11:00am, March 10, 2019
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Hebrews 12:1-2
1 Corinthians 1:18
1 Peter 2:24
Luke 9:23
1 Peter 1:3

Our Sacred Space: The Cross

First Sunday in Lent; Girl Scout Sunday

Our Sacred Space: The Cross

8:45am, March 10, 2019
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

MORNINGSONG
1 Corinthians 1:18
1 Peter 2:24
Luke 9:23
1 Peter 1:3

Our Sacred Space: The Cross

First Sunday in Lent

ASH WEDNESDAY

6:30pm, March 6, 2019
Rev. Christi O. Brown

Joel 2:1, 15-16
Psalm 51:1-10
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21
Joel 2:1-13

ASH WEDNESDAY

Transfigured by Christ on a Train

11:00am, March 3, 2019
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Mark 9:2-9

Transfigured by Christ on a Train

Communion; Transfiguration of the Lord

Transfigured by Christ on a Train

8:45am, March 3, 2019
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

MORNINGSONG
Mark 9:2-9

Transfigured by Christ on a Train

Communion; Transfiguration of the Lord

December 2018

God With Skin On

11:00am, December 30, 2018
Rev. Joanne R. Hull

SANCTUARY
John 1:1-18

God With Skin On

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 11:00pm

11:00pm, December 24, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 11:00pm

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 6:00pm

6:00pm, December 24, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 6:00pm

Christmas Eve Family Service

4:00pm, December 24, 2018

Christmas Eve Family Service

Who Are You in the Christmas Story?...Shepherds & Wisemen

11:00am, December 23, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Matthew 2:1-12
Luke 2:8-14

Who Are You in the Christmas Story?...Shepherds & Wisemen

Baptism of Rose Darr

Who are You in the Christmas Story?...A Girl Named Miriam (and an Unforgettable Donkey)

8:45am, December 23, 2018
Rev. Christi O. Brown

MORNINGSONG
Luke 1:26-38
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

Who are You in the Christmas Story?...A Girl Named Miriam (and an Unforgettable Donkey)

Baptism of Emmett Chastain

Chancel Choir Musical Proclamation

11:00am, December 16, 2018
Mr. R. Holt Andrews, Pastoral Musician

SANCTUARY
Luke 1:45-55
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

Chancel Choir Musical Proclamation

Lessons and Carols

8:45am, December 16, 2018
MorningSong Band

MORNINGSONG
Isaiah 9:2-7
Luke 1:26-38, 46-55
Luke 2:1-14
Luke 2:15-20
Luke 1:67-79
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

Lessons and Carols

White Gifts Service

6:30pm, December 5, 2018

White Gifts Service

Annual White Gifts Service

"I Am Changed" Chamber Singers Concert

5:00pm, December 2, 2018

"I Am Changed" Chamber Singers Concert

An Advent/Christmas concert to benefit Mobile Meals of Spartanburg

Who Are You in the Christmas Story?... the Angels

11:00am, December 2, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Luke 1:8-14
Luke 1:26-38

Who Are You in the Christmas Story?... the Angels

Communion

Who Are You in the Christmas Story?... the Angels

8:45am, December 2, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

MORNINGSONG
Luke 1:8-14
Luke 1:26-38

Who Are You in the Christmas Story?... the Angels

Communion

October 2018

Awkward Bible Verses: Give Up or Drop Dead

11:00am, October 28, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

11:00 SERVICE
Acts 2:43-47
Acts 5:1-6

Awkward Bible Verses: Give Up or Drop Dead

Kirkin' o' the Tartans

Awkward Bible Verses: Give Up or Drop Dead

8:45am, October 28, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

8:45 SERVICE
Acts 2:43-47
Acts 5:1-6

Awkward Bible Verses: Give Up or Drop Dead

Kirkin' o' the Tartans

Awkward Bible Verses: "Women should have authority over their head" - 1 Corinthians 11:10

11:00am, October 21, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
1 Corinthians 11 (selected verses)
Prayers of the People (click here)

Awkward Bible Verses: "Women should have authority over their head" - 1 Corinthians 11:10

No Hairs, Prayers, and Bears (Oh My!)

8:45am, October 21, 2018
Rev. Joanne R. Hull

MORNINGSONG
2 Kings 2:23-25
Prayers of the People (click here)

No Hairs, Prayers, and Bears (Oh My!)

How to Get Rid of Your Enemies

11:00am, October 14, 2018
Dr. Kirk H. Neely

SANCTUARY
Selected Verses from:
Psalm 55
Romans 12
Matthew 5

How to Get Rid of Your Enemies

Baptism of Elisabeth Maren MacPhail

Lessons from A Fish Tale

8:45am, October 14, 2018
Dr. Christi O. Brown

MORNINGSONG
Selected Verses from Jonah
Prayers of the People

Lessons from A Fish Tale

Awkward Bible Verse...An Eye for An Eye

11:00am, October 7, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

MORNINGSONG
Matthew 5:38-42
Exodus 21:22-24

Awkward Bible Verse...An Eye for An Eye

Awkward Bible Verse...An Eye for An Eye

8:45am, October 7, 2018
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

MORNINGSONG
Matthew 5:38-42
Exodus 21:22-24

Awkward Bible Verse...An Eye for An Eye

December 2017

Seeing Christ

11:00am, December 31, 2017
Rev. Joanne R. Hull

MORNINGSONG
Luke 2:22-40

Seeing Christ

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 11:00pm

11:00pm, December 24, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 11:00pm

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 6:00pm

6:00pm, December 24, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 6:00pm

Christmas Eve Family Service

4:00pm, December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve Family Service

Joseph, the Forgotten Man at the Manger

11:00am, December 24, 2017
Rev. Joanne R. Hull

MORNINGSONG
Matthew 1:18-25, 2:13-15

Joseph, the Forgotten Man at the Manger

Christmas Gifts: A Young Mother

11:00am, December 24, 2017
Rev. Christi O. Brown

SANCTUARY
Luke 1:26-38

Christmas Gifts: A Young Mother

Baptism of Josephine Eleni Estes and Sophia Marie Estes

Christmas Gifts: The Divine Messenger

11:00am, December 17, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Luke 1:26-38

Christmas Gifts: The Divine Messenger

Baptism: Susannah Carlson Cole

Lessons and Carols

8:45am, December 17, 2017
MorningSong Band

MORNINGSONG
Luke 1:57-58, 67-80
Luke 1:26-38
Luke 2:8-20
Psalm 24

Lessons and Carols

Christmas Oratorio

11:00am, December 10, 2017
Chancel Choir

SANCTUARY

Christmas Oratorio

First Presbyterian Chancel Choir with Soloists and Orchestra

Christmas Gifts: The Divine Mailbox

8:45am, December 10, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

MORNINGSONG
Luke 1:26-38

Christmas Gifts: The Divine Mailbox

White Gift Service

6:30pm, December 6, 2017

White Gift Service

Annual White Gift Service

Christmas Gifts: The Divine Alarm Clock

11:00am, December 3, 2017
Rev. Christi O. Brown

MORNINGSONG
Due to Technical Difficulties the 11:00 MorningSong Service will be livestreamed today.
Isaiah 40:1-8
Mark 1:1-8

Christmas Gifts: The Divine Alarm Clock

First Sunday of Advent; Communion

Christmas Gifts: The Divine Alarm Clock

11:00am, December 3, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
1 Peter 4:8-11
Mark 1:1-8

Christmas Gifts: The Divine Alarm Clock

First Sunday of Advent; Communion

October 2017

500 Years of Reformation: Soli Deo Gloria

11:00am, October 29, 2017
Rev. Jason C. Moore

SANCTUARY
1 Peter 4:7-11

500 Years of Reformation: Soli Deo Gloria

500 Years of Reformation: Soli Deo Gloria

8:45am, October 29, 2017
Rev. Jason C. Moore

MORNINGSONG
1 Peter 4:7-11

500 Years of Reformation: Soli Deo Gloria

Baptism of Ralph Tate Thompson

Chamber Singers Concert

6:00pm, October 22, 2017

Chamber Singers Concert

500 Years of Reformation: Solus Christus

11:00am, October 22, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Psalm 100
Acts 4:12

500 Years of Reformation: Solus Christus

Kirkin' o' the Tartans

500 Years of Reformation: Solus Christus

8:45am, October 22, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Psalm 100
Acts 4:12

500 Years of Reformation: Solus Christus

Kirkin' o' the Tartans

500 Years of Reformation: Sola Gratia (sermon only)

11:00am, October 15, 2017
Dr. Thomas E Evans

MORNINGSONG
Romans 3:23-24

500 Years of Reformation: Sola Gratia (sermon only)

The Gift of Grace: Sola Gratia

11:00am, October 15, 2017
Rev. Christi O. Brown

SANCTUARY
Romans 3:21-25

The Gift of Grace: Sola Gratia

500 Years of Reformation: Sola Fide

11:00am, October 8, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

SANCTUARY
Romans 3:21-22

500 Years of Reformation: Sola Fide

Baptism: Chamberlain Bell Langley

500 Years of Reformation: Sola Fide

8:45am, October 8, 2017
Rev. L. Craig Foster

MORNINGSONG
Hebrews 11:1-16
Romans 1:16-17

500 Years of Reformation: Sola Fide

500 Years of Reformation: Sola Scriptura

11:00am, October 1, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Sanctuary
2 Timothy 3:15-17

500 Years of Reformation: Sola Scriptura

World Communion Sunday

Scripture Alone

8:45am, October 1, 2017
Rev. Jason C. Moore

MorningSong
2 Timothy 3:10-17

Scripture Alone

World Communion Sunday

April 2017

Crawling off the Altar

11:00am, April 30, 2017
Rev. Jason C. Moore

Romans 12:1-2

Crawling off the Altar

Confirmation Sunday

Open the Eyes of My (Burning) Heart

8:45am, April 30, 2017
Rev. Christi Brown

Luke 24:13-35

Open the Eyes of My (Burning) Heart

MorningSong

Impossible?

11:00am, April 23, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Acts 2:22-36

Impossible?

Baptism of Carter Dean Jackson

Not All Fixed Up

8:45am, April 23, 2017
Rev. Joanne Hull

John 20:19-31

Not All Fixed Up

MorningSong

Ordinary Saints... and the Impossible

11:00am, April 16, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Mark 16:1-11
Romans 8:31-39

Ordinary Saints... and the Impossible

Easter Sunday

Like Easter Never Happened

8:45am, April 16, 2017
Rev. Jason C. Moore

John 20:1-10
John 20:24-31

Like Easter Never Happened

Easter Sunday

Good Friday

12:10pm, April 14, 2017

Luke 22:66-71; 23:1-12
Luke 23:13-25
Luke 23:26-43
Luke 23:44-56

Good Friday

Maundy Thursday

7:30pm, April 13, 2017

John 13:31-38
Mark 14:32-42
Matthew 26:69-75
Mark 15:22-32
Isaiah 53:3-6
Mark 15:33-36
Mark 15:37-39
Matthew 27:9

Maundy Thursday

Service of Communion and Tenebrae

Ordinary Saints ... in Sacrifice

11:00am, April 9, 2017
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Matthew 21:1-9
Mark 15:21-22

Ordinary Saints ... in Sacrifice

Palm Sunday

Ordinary Saints ... in Sacrifice

8:45am, April 9, 2017
Dr. Tom Evans

Mark 15:21-22

Ordinary Saints ... in Sacrifice

Palm Sunday

Ordinary Saints ... In Hope

11:00am, April 2, 2017
Rev. Joanne R. Hull

John 11:17-44

Ordinary Saints ... In Hope

Ordinary Saints ... In Watchfulness

8:45am, April 2, 2017
Rev. Craig Foster

Acts 8:26-40

Ordinary Saints ... In Watchfulness

December 2015

Rejoicing

11:00am, December 27, 2015
Rev. L. Craig Foster

Luke 2:21-40

Rejoicing

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 11:00pm

11:00pm, December 24, 2015
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Isaiah 52:7-10
Psalm 96
Hebrews 1:1-4
Luke 2:1-20

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 11:00pm

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 7:30pm

7:30pm, December 24, 2015
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Isaiah 52:7-10
Psalm 96
Hebrews 1:1-4
Luke 2:1-20

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 7:30pm

Christmas Eve Family Service - 5:00pm

5:00pm, December 24, 2015
The Children of First Presbyterian Church

Luke 2:1-7
Luke 2:8-14
Luke 2:15-19
Matthew 2:1-11

Christmas Eve Family Service - 5:00pm

Sign Posts of Advent: Right Side Up Glasses

11:00am, December 20, 2015
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Luke 1:39-45

Sign Posts of Advent: Right Side Up Glasses

Baptism of Lillian Anna Dale, William Laurance Masters, and Jackson Ellis Teague

Sign Posts of Advent: Right Side Up Glasses

8:45am, December 20, 2015
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Luke 1:39-45

Sign Posts of Advent: Right Side Up Glasses

To Every Race and Every Nation . . . the World Celebrates Christmas

8:45am, December 13, 2015
Chancel Choir

Isaiah 60:1-3;19-20

To Every Race and Every Nation . . . the World Celebrates Christmas

Sign Posts of Advent: Our Holy Guest

11:00am, December 6, 2015
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Matthew 25:37-40
Luke 3:1-6

Sign Posts of Advent: Our Holy Guest

Sign Posts of Advent: Our Holy Guest

8:45am, December 6, 2015
Dr. Thomas E. Evans

Matthew 25:37-40
Luke 3:1-6

Sign Posts of Advent: Our Holy Guest