Walla Walla University Church
May 26, 2018
AT THE UNIVERSITY CHURCH
Today we welcome current and past students of the Walla Walla University music department. Nicholas Ault, a current sophomore psychology major and member of I Cantori, will sing for us. We again welcome Bethany Foster, another WWU alumnus, to the organ bench. Additionally, we welcome 2017 alumnus Noel Jabagat, who is now studying at Eastern Washington University to attain a Master of Music degree in performance. Walla Walla locals Margo Cox and Ken Vyhmeister will accompany our soloists on the piano. Thank you, musicians, for making time to serve in our community!
The first of Noel’s pieces is the prelude: a luxurious piece that was likely composed at the turn of the 19th century, approximately when Beethoven began to lose his hearing. The adagio movement from Brahms’s Op. 108 stays true to his compositional style, with a lyrical and flowing melody that intertwines with rich, unexpected harmonies from the piano. Though it is possible you’ve never heard of Kreisler, you will likely not forget his name after hearing the postlude today. It is an absolutely stunning and difficult work.
I’d like to leave you with the words of part of the pre- sermon anthem today. May they remind you to have faith in Christ, who knows His plans for you, even amidst the worst of circumstances:
Let the little birds of faith come and nest therein.
God, who made the sun to shine on both you and me, God, who took away my eyes that my soul might see!
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TOUCHES OF INTEREST
Save the Date! University Church OUTDOOR CHURCH is scheduled for June 2 at 11:45am. This special service will happen on Centennial Green and will feature University Singers and I Cantori. Begin planning your picnic lunch today! (First Serve will take a one-week hiatus on June 2; Sabbath Schools will take place on their normal schedule). Join us!
The Church Office will be closed on Monday, May 28 in honor of Memorial Day.
WWU School of Business is working on a project with Sunset Lake Camp this quarter. They’ve made a survey for parents of camp-aged children, and they’d be very grateful if you could find 2 minutes to complete it. tinyurl.com/ybkx46bf
Receptionist and Dental Assistant for SonBridge Dental Clinic needed. Bilingual skills preferred, but not required. Paid positions of 30 hours per week. Call Mel at (509) 301-3460.
Everett Tetz passed away last week. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the WWU Student Missions fund. Please keep his family in your prayers.
The pastoral staff would like to remind you that they are available outside of office hours for emergencies. Please call the main office number at 509.527.2800 and follow the prompts. One of the pastors will respond.
The family of Milton L. Krantz invites you to attend a Celebration of Life Service honoring his life, May 27, 2018 at 3:30pm - Blue Mt. Valley Adventist Church, Hwy 11, Athena, Oregon. A fellowship meal will be served following the service.
Milton-Stateline Adventist School is now accepting applications for the position of janitor. The job is 25 hours per week. Applications are due by June 20th. You may email email@example.com or call 541-938-9386 for more information.
ASWWU Global Service is looking for volunteers to cook food for our annual International Food Fair on June 3. If you are interested in getting involved or have any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org. They are also looking for small pop-up canopies, such as used for sporting events, that we can use to cover the food booths. If you have one they could use, please contact them.
SonBridge Thrift & Gift Store is recruiting volunteers to sort donated goods, help haul items, or maintain the facility. If interested, please call 509.529.3100.
The Christian Aid Center is currently in need of childcare volunteers on Thursday mornings from 9:00 to 11:00. Please contact Jeannette Regalado, Volunteer & Donor Relations at 525-7153 ext. 114 for more information.
Discovery Preschool is now enrolling children 3-5 years of age. It is the goal of our staff to work closely together with each family to provide a solid foundation for intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual growth of the child. Children are encouraged to explore their world through self-expression in a natural, playful, social environment. Contact information: email@example.com or 509.527.2252. Visit: wallawalla.edu/preschool
Sabbath, May 26
8pm — Adventist Singles Fellowship, SonBridge
8:31pm — Sundown
Monday, May 28
Church Office Closed for Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 29
7:30am — (daily) Morning Worship, Heubach Chapel
11am — WWU CommUnity, Year in Review, Sanctuary
7pm — High Five Youth Group, Junior High Room
Wednesday, May 30
6:30pm — Pathfinders, Fellowship Hall
7pm — Prayer Meeting, Heubach Chapel
7pm — “Evidence” Bible Study, Youth Room
Friday, June 1
1pm — “Change the Day” Activity, Youth Room
8pm — Vespers, with Troy Fitzgerald, Sanctuary
8:37pm — Sundown
Sabbath, June 2
11:45am — “Outdoor Church”, Centennial Green
1:15pm — All-church picnic lunch, Centennial Green
5pm — WWU Spring Choral Concert, Sanctuary
Wednesday, June 6
7pm — Rogers 8th Grade Graduation, Sanctuary
Sunday, June 10
10am — WWVA Commencement, Sanctuary
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