First Parish Church Manchester by the Sea Sunday, October 16, 2022
Sunday morning worship, 10 AM, is held in person at 10 Central St and also streamed on Facebook Live at FirstParishChurchManchesterMa
Worship Leader, *Rev. Judy Brain, “Nevertheless, She Persisted”
Dr. Herman Weiss, Director of Music, First Parish Choir, Paul Knox, Rebecca Shrimpton
Janet Groth, Deacon
E Phrygian – Johann Krieger (1651-1735)
Built on a Rock the Church Shall Stand – Dale Wood (1934 – 2003)
One Faith, One Hope, One Lord – Craig Courtney (1948)
Make Me a Blessing – George S. Schuler (1882-1973); arr. Julia Tsien
God Bless You and Keep You – Jay Althouse (1951)
Psalm 121, Luke 18:1-8 Liz Loomis
Hymns When Morning Gilds the Skies, What a Friend We Have in Jesus
*This morning we welcome Rev. Judy Brain, as our Worship Leader.
Rev. Brain is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School where she was awarded the Billings Prize for Preaching.
Judy served as senior minister at Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Lexington for 17 years. A resident of Essex since her retirement, she has continued in ministry as a bridge pastor for churches on the North Shore as well as the Boston suburbs.
In her ministry, a primary focus has been interfaith understanding and social justice. She has worked with many community organizations that promote respect, civility, and peace.