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CORONA VIRUS UPDATE

Phase One of Reopening Our Campus Underway Dear Baptist Temple Family, We are eagerly preparing to open the Sanctuary for worship this Sunday, October 18, at 9:30 a.m. As we have explained, this reopening day is the beginning of what we are calling “Phase One.” You are invited to join us this Sunday in the…

JANUARY HYMN OF THE MONTH

Our January Hymn of the Month is Hymn 31, Ancient Words. This new hymn was written in 2001 by Lynn DeShazo, and was first included in a hymnal when our own Celebrating Grace hymnal was published in 2010. The text reminds us of the rich heritage of the scriptures, and is set to a stirring and inspiring…

NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS

Join us for our annual presentation of A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols on Sunday, December 8 at 5:00 p.m.  This special service, in the tradition of King’s College, Cambridge, will be a warm and poignant evening for you in your celebration of the Advent and Christmas seasons. The evening will include the reading…

NOVEMBER HYMN OF THE MONTH

“Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart” (MARION) Hymn 312 in the Celebrating Grace Hymnal The text for our November Hymn of the Month was written by theologian E. H. Plumptree (1821-1891), an Oxford College graduate and an academician whose poetry and hymns are both elegant and fervent in spirit.  The tune (MARION) was composed by Arthur…

OCTOBER HYMN OF THE MONTH

“O God Beyond All Praising” (THAXTED) Hymn 366 in the Celebrating Grace Hymnal Our October Hymn of the Month derives its tune from the great orchestral work, The Planets, by Gustav Holst.  This tune is found in the middle section of the movement, Jupiter.  Originally composed in 1921, Holst then adapted this tune to fit a poem…

SERVICE OF TENEBRAE ON MAUNDY THURSDAY

We will observe a Service of Tenebrae on Maundy Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. Tenebrae is a Latin word meaning “shadows.” This service reminds us of the incredible sacrifice made on our behalf by remembering the dark and shadowy events of Christ’s last days on earth. During this service, we will observe the Lord’s…