Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m.
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Our online worship will begin at 10:30am central on Sunday morning. Grab a candle to recall the light of Christ, and something that you can use for communion so that you are ready to worship God.
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Sharing Christ's Peace
Prelude to Worship
Gathering in the Light
Invitation to Worship
one: We gather this day to consecrate.
all: We gather this day to make holy.
one: We gather this day to make holy that which is given to us.
all: We gather this day to make holy that which we give in response.
one: We gather this day to make holy the sacrifice given for others.
all: We gather this day to make holy the sacrifice of life so that others might live. one: Let us worship our generous, life-giving, Divine.
all: Let us worship God!
Opening Song (Sing with us!) - CH420 - I Come with Joy
Scripture - Jesus Appears to His Disciples, a Children Worship & Wonder story by Sonja M. Stewart, based on Psalm 23
Scripture - Psalm 88 (CEB)
Scripture - Psalm 139 - The Work of the People
Scripture - Psalm 82 (CEB)
Scripture -Psalm 98 (NRSV)
Doxology (Sing along!) - "Everything I Am"
Invitation to Stewardship - Click Here to Donate
Special Music - Psalm 98: Sing Unto the Lord
Prayers of the Consecration and Our Lord's Prayer (Submit a Prayer Request)
one: Blessed God, thank you for your abundance and faithfulness to us in times of plenty and in times of
need. Your goodness and generosity overflow throughout your story. How Great is our God!
many: With grateful hearts, we thank you.
one: Through your grace, given us in Jesus Christ, we respond to your goodness, mindful of our church’s needs, but more from hearts of love so that you can accomplish your work through us in this world.
many: We love you because you first loved us.
one: We are living in days of financial and societal stress that affect our financial decisions. Give us the
wisdom and courage to keep our eyes on our needs, not on our wants, to keep our ears open to your
transforming story, not to the noise of discontent.
many: Remind us that true gain comes from consecrating our lives and our offerings to your
one: Your Word calls us away from adapting ourselves to the way of this present age and to be transformed by the renewing of our minds. Remind us again of the blessings of giving, the perils of hiding away, and the joy of living as the generous people you have called us to become.
many: Open our ears and our hearts to the truth you provide. Guide us to live out that truth in our stories.
one: We turn over to You our pledges and our commitments, to consecrate, and make holy. Keep us honest in our abilities, generous in our giving, sincere in our service and loyal in our stewardship. We entrust you with these gifts and our promises, that you can use them for transforming work, that all the world will know the loyal and steadfast love of Jesus Christ.
all: We commit ourselves to be good stewards of the gifts entrusted to us, to share our time, talent and our material gifts as an outward sign of the treasure we hold in You. We pray in the name of Christ who taught us to pray, together....
Celebration of Communion - ALL are welcome!
Words of Institution: Matthew 26:26-29
Musical Response (Sing along!) - "Take Our Bread"
Invitation to Discipleship
Closing Hymn (Sing along!) - CH413 - Alleluia! Hear God's Story
Sharing the Light
Blessing & Benediction
one: The ocean roars.
all: The floods clap the shores.
all: God is love and grace,
one: and God pours love and grace into the world.
all: And with God’s help, we are about to do the same.
one: Go now, good people,
all: to roar, clap, and sing,
one: and to give everything you’ve got,
all: together for joy,
one: in the name of the Creator, the Sustainer, and the Redeemer, all: Amen.
Acknowledgements and permissions:
Permission to use and stream the music in this worship service obtained from
ONE LICENSE #A-730652 and CCLI #36152 and CSPL143030. All rights reserved.
Portions of our liturgy written by The Salt Project | saltproject.org