Sermons

 

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Order of Worship | Jonah series

Prelude

Welcome 

Land Acknowledgement 

Call to Worship

Peace Candle 

VT 838 | La paz de la tierra (The Peace of the Earth Be With You) | Eastern Mennonite University Chamber Singers, directed by Benjamin Bergey

Children’s Time 

Mission Moment | Anabaptist Disabilities Network (ADN)

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

VT 703 | Rain Down | Ken Nafziger and the Journey Musicians

Scripture | Jonah 4

Sermon | Ending with a quest(ion)     manuscript below

Silent Reflection

VT 440 | Ask the Complicated Questions | Katie Graber, piano & vocal

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer 

Extinguishing the Peace Candle 

Benediction 

Announcements 

Cookie Sunday | 11:00 am

 

Thanks to everyone who helped lead today’s service

Sermon: Joel Miller

Worship Leader: Carolyn May

Music coordination: Katie Graber

Children’s Time: Martha Ruggles

Mission Moment: Tracey Lehman

Peace Candle:  Chris and Tim McCarthy

Scripture Reading: Chris and Tim McCarthy

Zoom Host: Sarah Werner

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Order of Worship | Jonah series

Prelude

Welcome

Land Acknowledgement

Call to Worship

Peace Candle

STS 39 | Will you come and follow me | Quinn Blosser, violin; Tom Blosser, piano and vocal

Children’s Time

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

Simple Gifts | Tom Blosser, piano

Scripture | Jonah 3

Sermon | Sincerely Yours (text below)

Silent Reflection

VT 636 | Spirit, Open My Heart | Martin family, vocals; Tom Blosser, piano; Quinn Blosser, violin

Communion*

                HWB 471 | Eat this bread | Phil and Julie Hart, Fred and Marlene Suter, vocals

Extinguishing the Peace Candle

Benediction

Announcements

Christian Education | 11:00 am

*We practice an open Communion table and all who hunger for God are welcome to participate.

 

Thanks to everyone who helped lead today’s service

Sermon: Mark Rupp

Worship Leader: Kelsey Ryan-Simkins

Music coordination: Tom Blosser

Children’s Time: Joel Call, Phil Yoder

Peace Candle: Alyssa Graber, Austin McCabe Juhnke, and Marlow Juhnke

Scripture Reading: Ruth...

 

The video above includes the full service, except for the time for sharing.

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Order of Worship | Jonah series

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

HWB 1 | What is this place | Martin Family

Children’s Time 

World Fellowship Sunday - Greetings from the Netherlands: Pastors Jannie Nijwening and Kok Klever; Greetings from Aremenai, Colombia 

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

VT 685 | O Lord, hear my prayer | Martin Family

Scripture | Jonah 2

Sermon | Prayers from lockdown    *Manuscript below*

    HWB 353 | Lord, listen to your children praying | Jenny Campagna, Jacqui and Ryan Hoke, Phil Hart

Silent Reflection

HWB 367 | For the healing of the nations | Martin Family

Sharing of Joys and Concerns 

Pastoral Prayer 

Extinguishing the Peace Candle

Benediction 

Announcements 

Christian Education | 11:00 am

 

Thanks to everyone who...

 

The video above includes the full service, except for the time for sharing.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained through One License with license A-727859

Order of Worship

Prelude

Welcome 

Call to Worship

Peace Candle 

VT 6 | Let’s walk together

Children’s Time 

Mission Moment | Piecemakers

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

HWB 580 | My life flows on

Scripture | Jonah 1: A dramatic reading

Sermon | When the ship is breaking apart    Manuscript below

Silent Reflection

VT 442 | From the waters I will rise

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer 

Extinguishing the Peace Candle 

Benediction 

Announcements 

Christian Education | 11:00 am

 

Thanks to everyone who helped lead today’s service

Sermon: Joel Miller

Worship Leader: Kerry Strayer

Music coordination: Phil Yoder

Mission Moment: Judy Hartzler 

Children’s Time: Tim Stried

Peace Candle: TBA

Scripture Reading: Wyse Family

Zoom Host: Sarah Werner

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Sermon: When the ship is breaking apart

“But Yahweh hurled a great wind upon the sea, and such a mighty storm came upon...

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Order of Worship | Epiphany Sunday

Prelude

Welcome 

Call to Worship

Peace Candle 

STS 30 | Arise, your light is come! | Paul Knapke

Children’s Time 

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

Special Music | Mozart Piano Sonata 11 (excerpt) | Alexander Martin 

Scripture | Luke 2:21-40

Sermon | Life blessing life    (Manuscript below)

Silent Reflection

HWB 366 | God of Grace and God of glory | Fred and Marlene Suter, Julie and Phil Hart

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer

Extinguishing the Peace Candle

Benediction 

Announcements 

Thanks to everyone who helped lead today’s service

Sermon: Joel Miller

Worship Leader: Sarah Werner

Music coordination: Paul Knapke

Children’s Time: Jon Lucas

Peace Candle: Shakita Kabicek

Scripture Reading: Shakita Kabicek

Zoom Host: Brent Miller

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The sociologist Elise Boulding suggests an expansive way of thinking about the present.  She calls it “the 200-year present.”  It’s a pretty simple concept.  You take the oldest person alive and include all their years...

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