September 11, 2022

Season of Creation, Fauna Sunday   




Prelude:   "Moderato con moto"   Cesar Franck


Call to Worship:       Alta Hall

 In the name of the Creator of all fauna

The name of Christ the lamb of God,

 And the name of the Holy Spirit the breath in all life, Amen!

P: Holy!  Holy! Holy! Earth is filled with God’s presence.

Christ, we come into your presence now to worship in this sanctuary called Earth

P: Holy! Holy! Holy!  Earth is filled with God’s presence!        

Opening Hymn:  "His Eye is on the Sparrow"  TFWS #2145                                                   

Prayer For the Day:       Alta Hall

God our Creator, we celebrate out kinship with all living creatures.

Help us to see your presence not only in human history but also in the presence of the great fauna family.

Teach us to hear the good news of God’s loving care come ringing through all the creatures of Earth. 

Open our hearts to respect and protect the mysteries implanted in all life great and small.

In the name of Christ, who fills heaven and earth, Amen

First Lesson:   Genesis 1:24-25  Alta Hall                     

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


Psalm:   Psalm 148

Children's Message: "Animal Teachers"  Mike Eggleston

Gospel Lesson  Luke 12:22-24                 

L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ   P: Praise to you, Lord Christ

Hymn: "I Am Your Mother"  TFWS #2059

Sermon:    “Lions and Dragons and Sheep, and Crows"   Mike Eggleston

Scripture within the sermon: Daniel 14:23-27


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:   "If I Can Help Somebody"   Alma Bazel Androzzo

Closing Hymn:  "The Friendly Beasts"  #227


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

Mike Eggleston - Guest Pastor

Sarah Jane Scott - Piano and Organ

Alta Hall-  Liturgy & Scripture

Trinity Ringers

Chancel Choir

Marian Kaser, Flute

Kay Bolin, Mountain Dulcimer

Cheryl Dove, Mike Eggleston, Rich Bolin, Jora Landis - Vocals

Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor

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