February 20, 2022                                                    Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany


Prelude                                                     “Pass It On”                      Kurt Kaiser, arr. Mark Hayes
Call to Worship                                                                                                             Mike Lindsay
  Let us take delight in the Lord,
    For God gives us the desires of our hearts.
   Our salvation is from the Lord;
     Our refuge in the time of trouble.

Opening Hymn                        “You, Lord, are both Lamb and Shepherd”                         #3043

Prayer before the Word                                                                                              Kathy Lindsay

First Lesson:                                         Genesis 45:3-11, 15
                                        L: The word of the Lord   P: Thanks be to God

Psalm                                                  Psalm 37:1-11

Gospel Lesson:                                   Luke 6:27-38
                       L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ   P: Praise to you, Lord Christ

Sermon:                                          “Simple but Not Easy”                         Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn:                                       “Help Us Accept Each Other”                                                 #560

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer
    Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come,
your will be done, on earth as in heaven.   
    Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we
forgive those who sin against us.
    Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and for ever.

Offering our Gifts to God    [Click here to go to online giving]

Offertory:                                          “Melodia Serena”                                                  G.F. Handel

Prayer of Dedication   

Closing Hymn:                              “Where Charity and Love Prevail”                                    #549


Song of Blessing:    “Shalom to You”

Passing the Peace of Christ with phone calls, texts, emails, cards and prayers

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Thanks to everyone who made today’s service possible

Barbara Hoff - Organ and Piano
Jora Landis, Cheryl Dove, Rich Bolin, Gilbert Stones - Vocals
Kathy Lindsay - Reader
Mike Lindsay and Cheryl Dove  - Liturgy
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator
Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing