Order of Worship for June 13, 2021 - Third Sunday after Pentecost
Prelude “Pictures from Fairyland” op.113, 4th mvmt Robert Schumann
Tom Tatton, viola
Call to Worship Tom and Maureen Upton
Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel,
Who alone does wondrous things.
Blessed be God’s glorious Name for ever;
May God’s glory fill the earth! Amen and Amen!
Almighty God, the source of all knowledge and author of life:
Keep the Church under your care, that we may walk with joy in times of peace and go forth with courage in times of trial;
Through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God now and for ever. Amen. [Francic Sacramentary; alt, TJC]
Hymn “The Kingdom of God“ #275
Recognition of our Graduates and Presentation of the 2021 Scholarship
Prayer Before the Word Jan Carpenter
First Lesson 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17
Psalm Psalm 20
Gospel Mark 4:26-34
Message “Beech Trees, Bears, and Butterflies” Pastor Gilbert Stones
Hymn “Hymn of Promise” #707
The Lord’s Prayer Rob Mills
Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed by thy name.
Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread
And forgive us our trespasses
As we forgive those who trespass against us.
Lead us not into temptation,
But deliver us from evil
For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory for ever and ever.
Offering [Click here to go to online giving]
Offertory “For the Beauty of the Earth” John Ritter
Prayer of Dedication
Leaf Dedication for Kate Hopson, Dallis Richardson, and Marcia Munson
Hymn “Bring Forth the Kingdom of God” #2190
Join us on Zoom at 11:00 a.m. for fellowship.
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
Tom Tatton - Viola
Jora Landis and Cheryl Dove - Vocals
Jan Carpenter - Reader
Tom and Maureen Upton and Rob Mills - Liturgy
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator
Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing