Order of Worship for July 18, 2021              Eighth Sunday after Pentecost


Prelude                                                    “Though I May Speak”                                         Dale Wood

Call to Worship                                                                                                                 Debbie Wacker
    We cry to the Lord, “You are our God,
        You are the Rock of our salvation.”
    God’s faithfulness and steadfast love are with us,
        And in God’s Name we are exalted.

Hymn                                                   “How Firm a Foundation“                                                    #529

Prayer Before the Word                                                                                                        Cheryl Dove

First Lesson                                                 Ephesians 2:11-22

Psalm                                                                   Psalm 89                                                               #807

Children’s Time   

Gospel                                                          Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

Message                                                   “The Place of Peace”                        Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn                                                            “Bind Us Together”                                                   #2226

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer    Debbie Livingston and Josie and Oliver Main
    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.

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Offertory                                                                     “Idyll”                                                 Flor Peeters

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn                                                “In Christ There Is No East or West”                                    #548


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 - Vocals
Cheryl Dove - Reader
Debbie Wacker and  - Liturgy
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator
Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing


Children's Time

What can be done when two things seem so different that they just won't mix?

Pastor G demonstrates with vinegar, oil, and a little extra something how disparate things can be made one.