Worship in Place | Repent. Repair. | Lent 4 | March 14

The video above includes the full service, except for the time for sharing. For sermon video only: https://vimeo.com/523446920

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Order of Worship | Repent. Repair. | Lent 4



Land Acknowledgement 

We acknowledge we are gathering on land where Miami, Osage, Shawnee, and other Indigenous peoples have lived and labored, fought, and loved. We continue to work and pray for justice and conciliation.      

Call to Worship 

Peace Candle 

VT 731 | Open My Heart | Tom Blosser, vocalist; Sarah Martin, cello

Children’s Time 

Reparations: An ongoing conversation

Offering/Dedication Prayer  https://www.columbusmennonite.org/donateget-involved/donate

Offertory | Figured Chorale by Robert Schumann from Juglendalbum (Album for the Young) | Tom Blosser, piano




VT 651 | Lord Have Mercy | Conrad Grebel University Choir

Scripture | Genesis 16:1-12

Sermon | When You’re In a Wilderness

Silent Reflection

VT 797 | We Are People of God’s Peace | audio from Laurelville Mennonite Music and Worship Leaders Retreat

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer

Passing the Peace 

Extinguishing the Peace Candle 


Christian Education | 11:00 am


Thanks to everyone who helped lead today’s service

Sermon: Rev. Susan Smith

Worship Leader: Robin Walton

Music coordination: Tom Blosser

Children’s Time: Bethany Davey

Reparations Reflection: Yvonne Zimmerman

Peace Candle: TBA

Scripture Reading: Jeri Arent

Zoom Host: Elisa Leahy