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november 8 | NOT AGAIN | Pastor elvery
evelyn dixon | Karen maurer | tim vannasdale

november 1 | WEBSTER III DOES THE BEATITUDES | Pastor Elvery
Joyce Anders | Jill otto | Tim vannasdale

october 25 | TWOFER | twenty first sunday after pentecost | Pastor elvery
Jan bunker & earl anker | tim vannasdale

october 18 | FAIR TAX | twentieth sunday after pentecost | Rev Jane tuma
Kim Hamilton | melanie Hamilton | Tim Vannasdale

october 11 | AMATEUR HOUR \ nineteenth sunday after pentecost  | pastor elvery
Kathleen o'hanlon | michael bonthron | kathie hazlett | tim vannasdale

october 4 | QUALITY CONTROL | EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST | PASTOR ELVERY
JANET AND EARL WAHL | TIM VANNASDALE | 

september 27 | GRUMBLE GRUMBLE | SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST | PASTOR ELVERY
NANCY BEAUDOIN | SUSAN ZORNS | TIM VANNASDALE 

september 20 | TOO BIG, TOO LITTLE OR JUST RIGHT? | SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST | PASTOR ELVERY

september 13 | HOW MUCH? | FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST | pASTOR ELVERY
KATHIE AND JERRY HAZLETT | TIM VANNASDALE 

septeMber 6 | PROTO-PRESBYTERIAN? | FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST | PASTOR ELVERY
GLENNA ELVERY | jOYCE ANDERS | TIM VANNASDALE

august 23 | THEY RESISTED | TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST | rEV jANE tUMA
LEE AND EMMANUEL HILARIO | TIM VANNASDALE

august 16 | SHE PERSISTED | ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST | REV JANE TUMA
KAREN MAURER | pHIL dILLMAN | TIM VANNASDALE

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Healing and Wholeness

Virtual Service of Healing and Wholeness at 7:00 pm | november 8 2021
ZOOM VIRTUAL PRAYER AT 7:15-7:45. iNSTRUCTIONS BELOW

There are two ways to experience the first presbyterian church of homewood's VIRTUAL SERVICE OF HEALING AND WHOLENESS. 

1.enjoy viewing them in a YOUTUBE PLAYLIST-- One-Video-At-A-Time or "Play All" or

2. Click the video below for the november 8 2021 | Virtual Service [14:51]


TONIGHT WE ARE also OFFERING A VIRTUAL PRAYER table, between 7:15-7:45, using the ZOOM program.  For those who have zoom, CLICK ON THE image of the PRAYER TABLE below. follow the instructions | When system dialog prompts, click Open link.the message will say "please wait for the host to start this meeting." wait. Laurie will be there.  

the prayer table photo below IS A LINK THAT WILL virtually TAKE YOU TO laurie WHO WILL BE ABLE TO PRAY FOR YOU.

Prayer Table Link


Thank you for joining us this evening.  It is our prayer that you were able to feel comfort and hear encouragement with this service. Please call 708 471 3626  for further information about this service or First Presbyterian Church of Homewood. 

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Calendar of Upcoming Virtual & in-Person Meetings .... as we move through February toward March

SPECIAL AND ONGOING EVENTS

    • SPECIAL 
      • The combined choirs of Calvary and FPCHW-Homewood are below (click on photo to enlarge)

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    • ONGOING
    1. Sunday Worship at 11:00 a.m.  Access to our Live Streaming Service can be found on the "Worship Page" | Post Sunday Streaming Worship Meet-up (aka Heavenly Perks) which also meets, in person. 
    2. Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday Morning  at a Zoom meeting. Our new book is: "Acts For Everyone" by N.T. Wright, Feb 113 2024 | Acts 5: 1-11 
    3. Combined Worship Service with First Presbyterian Church of Homewood and Calvary United Protestant Church will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Homewood for the Easter Worship at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 31st.
    4. Healing & Wholeness Service date is: TBD.  We offer access to a Healing & Wholeness Service online  at any time.  This service is a time of reflection, prayer, and meditation.  This service can help us to experience anew God’s healing, peace-giving grace or refuel us for becoming agents of healing and reconciliation.  Taking time for this mimics a pattern for Jesus and his disciples.  They would be out in the thick of a clamoring multitude and then retreat to a quiet place to reconnect, recharge, and clarify their mission.  Our quiet place awaits us in this service online.  (Watch for an announcement for maybe private prayer time on Zoom after this service.) | Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for prayer needs request.

Looking forward | scripture readings for sUNDAY, March 3 -- Exodus 20:1-17 and John 2:13-22

Exodus 20:1-17 ||| New Revised Standard Version

Then God spoke all these words: 2I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; 3you shall have no other gods before me. 4You shall not make for yourself an idol, whether in the form of anything that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. 5You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, punishing children for the iniquity of parents, to the third and the fourth generation of those who reject me, 6but showing steadfast love to the thousandth generation of those who love me and keep my commandments. 7You shall not make wrongful use of the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not acquit anyone who misuses his name. 8Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy. 9Six days you shall labor and do all your work. 10But the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God; you shall not do any work—you, your son or your daughter, your male or female slave, your livestock, or the alien resident in your towns. 11For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but rested the seventh day; therefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day and consecrated it. 12Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. 13You shall not murder. 14You shall not commit adultery. 15You shall not steal. 16You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. 17You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or male or female slave, or ox, or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.

John 2:13-22 ||| New Standard Version

13The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables. 16He told those who were selling the doves, “Take these things out of here! Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace!” 17His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for your house will consume me.” 18The Jews then said to him, “What sign can you show us for doing this?” 19Jesus answered them, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.” 20The Jews then said, “This temple has been under construction for forty-six years, and will you raise it up in three days?” 21But he was speaking of the temple of his body. 22After he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this; and they believed the scripture and the word that Jesus had spoken.

 

Sunday Morning Services

2018 Sunday Services

Ready, Set, Go!
August 26, 2018 | Prayer for Illumination, Psalm 84, Ready, Set, Go! [21 minutes] |
August 26, 2018 | [to be added] Click on this link to hear the whole service.  It will play as if you were present. [One Hour Sixteen Minutes]


Called to the Cusp
June 3

  • Click on this link to hear the whole 1:10 service.  It will play as if you were present. 
  • Or to begin with the Prayer for Illumination followed by: 
    • The FIRST SCRIPTURE READING Mark 2:23 - 3:6 
    • ANTHEM   I Surrender, Lord
    • SECOND SCRIPTURE READING 1 Samuel 3:1-10 p. 236 / 306 OT
    • SERMON Called to the Cusp By Pastor Dudley Elvery

Watch and Wait?
June 10
06-10 Click on this link to hear the sermon portion of First Presbyterian Church of Homewood, "Watch and Wait?"  by Pastor Dudley Elvery [28 minutes]


Palm Sunday - March 25, 2018 | Complete Service

Video Below: Congregational Response 820, "Nothing Can Trouble" | Prayer for Illumination | Scripture Readings (Psalm 118:19-29) and (Philippians 2:5-11)


Cantata | Portraits in Grace | Joseph M. Martin

PART One: 


  1. Prelude - Musicians [0-2:56]

    Narration 1 - The Beauty of Jesus, the Creator [2:57-4:51]
  2. Portrait  [4:55 - 8:15]

    Narration 2 - The Beauty of Jesus, the Savior [8:17 - 9:07]
  3. Fairest Lord Jesus [9:07 - 12:05]

    Narration 3 - The Beauty of Jesus, the Healer [12:06-13:00]
  4. The Healer [13:00-16:17]

    Narration 4 - The Beauty of Jesus, the King [16:18 - 17:41]
  5. Behold the King [17:42  - 21:35]

    Narration 5 - The Beauty of Jesus, the King  [21:35 - 22:35]
  6. We Remember  [22:36 - 26:03]

    Narration 6 - The Beauty of Jesus, the Man of Sorrows [26:06 - 26:52]
  7. A Sacred Garden  [26:53 - 31:19]


    INTERMISSION

    Narration 7 - The Beauty of Jesus, the Redeemer [0:00 - 1:46]
  8. Let Us Gather in the Shadow of the Cross [1:47 - 4:41 ]

    Narration 8 - The Beauty of Jesus, the Grace-Giver [4:42 - 6:21]
  9. Portrait of the Cross [6:22 - 11:50]
  10. Recessional of Shadows [11:55 - 14:16]



    Portraits in Grace A Cantata for Holy Week, by Joseph M. Martin
    Directed by Tim VanNasdale
    Narrator, Pastor Dudley Elvery
    Musicians, Pianist Tim VanNasdale;  Flautist, Tricia Hentschel;  Cellist: David Keller
    Choir, Janet Wahl, Li Hilario, Jan Bunker, Kathleen O'Hanlon, Laurie Ulrich, Kathie Darman
    Verne Moore, Paul Gerrish, Rod Dunlap, Emmanuel Hilario, Evelyn Dixon, Melodee Leimnetzer

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