February 24, 2019 Worship

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

2-24-2018 feeding the five thousand

 

Scripture: Matthew 14:13-33 (p. 893-4, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. (Matthew 14:19)

Message: Feeding 5000

Theme: We are invited to be agents of hospitality by stepping out in faith.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #22   “God of the Sparrow”    (ROEDER)
  • HYMN #498    “Loaves Were Broken, Words Were Spoken” (BEACH SPRING)
  • HYMN #834 “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”          (PRECIOUS LORD)

Prayer of the Day: O Lord, you feed us on the riches of your kingdom, then invite us to feed others in kind. Spread the impulse of your generosity far and wide, that this world may see a revival of your original vision for creation. Amen.

February 17, 2019 Worship

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2-17-2018 weeds and wheat

 

Scripture: Matthew 13:24-46 (p. 892-3, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat … ‘Let both of them grow together until the harvest; and at harvest time I will tell the reapers, Collect the weeds first and bind them in bundles to be burned, but gather the wheat into my barn.’” (Matthew 13:24b-25, 30)

Message: Parables of the Kingdom

Theme: We can grow and make space for others to grow, too.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  •           HYMN #14      “For the Beauty of the Earth”         (DIX)
  •           HYMN #346   “For the Healing of the Nations”    (ST. THOMAS – Wade)
  •           HYMN #367 “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”    ST. GEORGE”S WINDSOR)

Prayer of the Day: O God, your ways are beyond our understanding and your mercy is wide enough to include everyone. May we lay aside our temptation to judge, and instead seek after your heavenly kingdom on earth. Amen.

 

February 10, 2019 Worship

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2-10-2019 the golden rule

Scripture: Matthew 7:1-14, 24-29     (p. 884-5, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. Why do you see the speck in your neighbor’s eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye? (Matthew 7:1-3)

Message: The Golden Rule

Theme: We can become less judgmental when we ask God for help in being accepting and patient with ourselves.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  •           HYMN #175                  “Seek Ye First”                                                 (LAFFERTY)
  •           HYMN #821            “My Life Flows On”   (HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING)
  •           HYMN #353      “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”                   (SOLID ROCK)

 

Prayer of the Day: O Lord, you give good things to all who ask of you. So move our hearts to the same generosity of spirit, that we might model your grace in our lives, to the glory of your name. Amen.