Sermons

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Order of Worship | Awake in the Dark | Advent 2

Prelude

Welcome 

Hymn | Holy Darkness | Martin Family, Tom Blosser, piano

Call to Worship

Peace Candle 

As we worship in place today, we light a Peace Candle in our home.

May this flame be a sign of our prayer for peace within us, among us, to the ends of the earth.

The flame joins us in spirit across distance, along with our sister church in Armenia, Colombia.

 

Hymn | Awake | written by Phil Hart, sung by many voices

Children’s Time 

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

HWB 172 | O come, O come, Immanuel | Martin Family

Scripture | Isaiah 40:1-5; Mark 1:1-8

Sermon | Braving the Dark

Silent Reflection

HWB 183 | On Jordan’s banks the Baptist’s cry | Martin Family

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer 

Extinguishing the Peace Candle 

Benediction 

Announcements 

Congregational Meeting | following worship

Baby Shower | following...

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Order of Worship

Prelude

      La Ténèbre (Our darkness) | Phil Yoder, vocal, cello

Welcome 

Call to Worship

Peace Candle 

As we worship in place today, we light a Peace Candle in our home.

May this flame be a sign of our prayer for peace within us, among us, to the ends of the earth.

The flame joins us in spirit across distance, along with our sister church in Armenia, Colombia.

Hymn | Awake | written by Phil Hart

Children’s Time 

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

HWB 252 | O sacred Head, now wounded | Phil Yoder, cello

Scripture | Isaiah 64:1-4, Mark 13:24-37

HWB 176 | Comfort, comfort O my people | Phil Yoder

Sermon | Awake in the dark      (Manuscript below)

Silent Reflection

HWB 233 | Joyful is the Dark | Becca and Michael Lachman

Sharing of Joys and Concerns...

 

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Order of Worship | Thanksgiving Service

Prelude 

Welcome

Call to Worship

Peace Candle

 

As we worship in place today, we light a Peace Candle in our home.

May this flame be a sign of our prayer for peace within us, among us, to the ends of the earth.

The flame joins us in spirit across distance, along with our sister church in Armenia, Colombia.

 

 

 

HWB 89 | For the beauty of the earth

Children’s Time

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

STJ 4 | You’ve got a place

Scripture | Psalm 67:6 NIV

Gratitude Reflection 1 | Blake Miller

Silent Reflection

Scripture | Philippians 4:6-7

Gratitude Reflection 2 | Jayne Reynolds

Silent Reflection

Scripture | Psalm 69:30

Gratitude Reflection 3...

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Order of Worship | Cultivating Beloved Community

Prelude

Welcome 

Call to Worship

Peace Candle 

 

As we worship in place today, we light a Peace Candle in our home.

May this flame be a sign of our prayer for peace within us, among us, to the ends of the earth.

The flame joins us in spirit across distance, along with our sister church in Armenia, Colombia.   

 

 

 

HWB 16 | God is here among us | Fred & Marlene Suter, Julie & Phil Hart

Children’s Time 

Prayer of St. Francis

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

Offertory | Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven | Jack Zimmerman

Scripture | 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, Matthew 25:14-30

Sermon | Moving Toward Endarkenment  (Sermon manuscript below)

Silent Reflection

Hymn | Endarkenment | words and music by Phil Hart | vocal and guitar, Phil Hart

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer 

Extinguishing...

 

 

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 | Cultivating Beloved Community

Prelude

Welcome 

Call to Worship

Peace Candle 

 

 

As we worship in place today, we light a Peace Candle in our home.

May this flame be a sign of our prayer for peace within us, among us, to the ends of the earth.

The flame joins us in spirit across distance, along with our sister church in Armenia, Colombia.

 

 

VT 391 | Ososo (Come now, O Prince of Peace)

Children’s Time 

Prayer of St. Francis

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

VT 43 | God, Be the Love

Scripture | Amos 5:18-24; Matthew 25:1-13  

Sermon | What to expect when you're (not) expecting the end of the world   (Manuscript below)

Silent Reflection

HWB 327 | Great is...

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