Sermons

 

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Order of Worship | Christian Nationalism

Prelude

Welcome 

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 416 | Beyond a Dying Sun | Performance: Harrisonburg Mennonite Church

Children’s Time 

Offering/Dedication Prayer

VT 308 | How Can We Worship Caesar's Cross | Voices Together Recording

Scripture | Acts 17:16-28

Sermon | How do you talk with terrorists? On Christian nationalism and idolatry 

Silent Reflection

VT 705 | For the Healing of the Nations | Sung by Phil Yoder

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer 

Passing the Peace

Extinguishing the Peace Candle 

Benediction 

Announcements 

Cookie Time | 11:00 am via Zoom

Thanks to everyone who helped lead today’s service

Sermon: Janna Hunter-Bowman

Worship Leader: Kerry Strayer

Music coordination: Phil Yoder

Children’s Time: Mark Rupp

Scripture Reading:...

 

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Order of Worship

Prelude

Welcome 

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 759 | Take My Life, and Let It Be vs 1,2,3,5 | Performed by JoAnn and Paul Knapke

Children’s Time 

Mission Moment | Ohioans to Stop Executions

Offering/Dedication Prayer

VT 287 | Jesus Christ Is Waiting | Harmonies by Paul Knapke. Sung by Paul Knapke

Scripture | Mark 5:21-43

Sermon

Silent Reflection

VT 811 | Use Us, God | Performed by Paul Knapke

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer 

Passing the Peace

Extinguishing the Peace Candle 

Benediction 

Announcements 

Thanks to everyone who helped lead today’s service

Sermon: Joel Call

Worship Leader: Sarah Werner

Music coordination: Paul Knapke

Children’s Time: Tim Stried

Mission Moment: Hannah Kubbins

Peace Candle and Scripture Reading: Shakita...

 

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Sermon Text:

Originally, Joel had asked me to preach on this Sunday because, at the time, there had been some hope that this might be the week we would be returning to in-person worship services.  If that had been true, I’m not sure if this lectionary reading from Mark’s gospel would have been as much of a good fit for what I can only imagine would have been a big, celebratory occasion.  Instead, we find ourselves still in this time of transition.  We now have a clear date in mind and some concrete ideas on how to make that return to in-person happen in the safest way possible, but we are still in transition, figuring out what all needs to be done behind the scenes to get to that new place. 

Maybe it is no surprise that we’re still in transition because in many ways...

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Order of Worship | Caring Series | Caring for Creation

Prelude 

Welcome 

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

VT 145 |Touch the earth lightly

Children’s Time 

Offering/Dedication Prayer

VT 182 | I sing the mighty power of God

Licensing of Sarah Werner 

Scripture | Psalm 111:2, Ecclesiastes 8:17, Romans 1:20, 1 Corinthians 15:41

Reflection | Gracie Leahy

VT 120 | For the Beauty of the Earth v. 1

Reflection | Doug Luginbill

                For the Beauty of the Earth v. 2

Reflection | Kelsey Ryan-Simkins

                For the Beauty of the Earth v. 3

Silent Reflection 

                For the Beauty of the Earth v. 4

Comforter Blessing

Sharing of

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Order of Worship | Care Series: Community Care

Prelude

Welcome

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 386 | One Is the Body | Sing the Story CD 1

Children’s Time

Offering/Dedication Prayer

Special Music

Scripture | Romans 12:3-13

Reflections on Community Care | Fred Suter, Phil Yoder, Nancy Franke

Silent Reflection

VT 390 | In Christ There Is No East or West | Tom Blosser, Debra and Galen Martin, Elizabeth Martin, Sarah Martin

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer

Passing the Peace

Extinguishing the Peace Candle

Benediction

Announcements

 

Thanks to everyone who helped lead today’s service

Reflections: Fred Suter, Phil Yoder, Nancy Franke

Worship Leader: Sarah...

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