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March 3, 2019 – Transfiguration 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.

 

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Scripture: Matthew 16:24—17:8 (p. 896, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. (Matthew 17:1-2)

Message: Transfiguration

Theme: Faith can grow with and without life-changing faith events.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #452       “Open the Eyes of My Heart”          (OPEN THE EYES)
  • HYMN #190   “Swiftly Pass the Clouds of Glory”    (GENEVA)
  • HYMN #192 “Lord, the Light of Your Love Is Shining”   (SHINE, JESUS, SHINE)

Prayer of the Day: O God of the ages, you give us your only son and ask only that we listen to him. Help us to see you throughout our highs and lows, and to find courage in having you by our side. Amen.

February 24, 2019 Worship

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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.