Order of Worship for September 19, 2021                   Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

                                             Season of Creation - Humanity Sunday


Prelude                                               “Let All Things Now Living”     Welsh Melody arr. Dale Wood

Call to Worship                                                                                                  Mike and Kathy Lindsay
    Peoples from every corner of creation,
        Celebrate with all creatures on Earth!
    Young and old across the planet,
        Rejoice in the day that God has made!
    Indigenous peoples of every land,
        Help us sense the spirit deep in each land!
    People of every color, in every place,
        Celebrate with us the diversity of creation!
    All humanity on Planet Earth,
        Praise God for our planet home.
    Sing, peoples, sing!
        Sing, creation, sing!

Hymn                                              “All Creatures of Our God and King“                                        #62

Prayer Before the Word                                                                                                 Elizabeth Clover

First Lesson                                          Genesis 1:26-28; 2:15

Psalm                                                               Psalm 8

Second Lesson                                        Philippians 2:1-8   

Children’s Time   
Gospel                                                                                                                                Mark 10:41-45
                     L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ   P: Praise to you, Lord Christ

Message                                            “What Are We Doing Here?”               The Rev. Diane Rehfield

Hymn                                                    “Touch the Earth Lightly”                                                 #3129

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                                                                   Cheryl Dove
    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    [Click here to go to online giving]

Offertory                                 “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace”                           Simon Temple

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn                                           “All Things Bright and Beautiful”                                               #147

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

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