First United Methodist
Church of Gilford

We are a church of Open Hearts, Open Minds, and Open Doors

Worship & Lectionary

November's Worship & Lectionary 2017

November 5 – All Saints Sunday
Communion

Sermon—“St. Me”
Revelation 7.7-19, Matthew 5.1-16

November 12
Sermon—“Battery Critically Low – Recharge Immediately “ 1 Thessalonians 4.13-18, Matthew 25.1-13

November 19 – Consecration Sunday
Sermon—”The Lakes Region’s Got Talent” 1 Thessalonians 5.1-11, Matthew 25.13-30

November 26 – Christ the King Sunday
Sermon—“How Was I Suppose to Know That Was You?” Ezekiel 34.11-16, 20-24, Matthew 25.31-46

 

 

November 1—All Saint’s Day
Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12
November 5—All Saint’s Sunday
Joshua 3:7-17; Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37; 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Matthew 23:1-12
November 12—23rd Sunday after Pentecost
Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25; Psalm 78:1-7; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13
November 19—24th Sunday after Pentecost
Judges 4:1-7; Psalm 123 or Psalm 76; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30
November 23—Thanksgiving Day
Deuteronomy 8:7-18; Psalm 65; 2 Corinthians 9:6-15; Luke 17:11-19
November 26—Last Sunday after Pentecost
Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46

Symbolism of Our Church Building and Sanctuary

Our building and sanctuary is a visual expression of many of the beliefs of the Christian Church,
and was constructed with an eye to bringing us closer to Christ.

Church In The Round:
Believing that all people are equal in the sight of God and that the circle symbolized unity and equality, our congregation worships in the round with the central focus on the Altar/Communion Table.

Upsweeping Roof:

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