June 26, 2022    Third Sunday after Pentecost          



Prelude:    "The Shepherd"      by Gian-Carlo Menotti

                    Elizabeth Clover, Piano


Call to Worship          Sandy Green

Let us remember the deeds of the Lord

  Let us proclaim God's wonders of old.

The way of God is holy.

P The Lord has redeemed us. Praise the Lord. 

Opening Hymn:   “Jesus Calls Us o'er the Tumult”                   #398                                 

Prayer Before the Word:    Kathy Lindsay

First Lesson:   :    Galatians 5:1, 13-25

                               L: The word of the Lord   P: Thanks be to God 


Psalm:    Psalm 77   #798

Gospel Lesson:   Mark 4:26-34                            

Sermon:    “Beech Trees, Bears, and Butterflies”    Pastor Gilbert Stones  

Hymn:    “Would I Have Answered When You Called”                                  #2137                                 

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:   "Lullaby"    by Gian-Carlo Menotti

                     Elizabeth Clover, Piano    


Prayer of Dedication  

Closing Hymn:  “Ye Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim”              #181                                              


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

Elizabeth Clover - Piano

Sandy Green -  Liturgy

Kathy Lindsay - Scripture
Rich Bolin and Bob Mott - Music Coordinator & Choir Director

Rich Bolin & Cheryl Dove - Vocals
Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor