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
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
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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