“For all the saints, who from their labors rest, who thee by faith before the world confessed, thy name, O Jesus, be forever blest. Alleluia! Alleluia!”
(For All the Saints, UMH 711, Words: William W. How (1864), Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906))
On this day we gather to celebrate All Saints Day, a day to remember those saints in the church and the saints who influenced our lives in the example that they set for us. We especially remember those members of our church who have died since last All Saints Day. This is a special service of worship with time to remember and time to share in Holy Communion.
Pastor Wayne begins a new sermon series this morning, “The Good News About Death. The texts are Psalm 34 and Revelation 7:9-17.