ORDER OF SERVICE
Lighting of the solidarity lamp
–Symbolic of our Sister Church relationship with El Divino Redentor
Prelude – “The water is wide”
Call to worship (Based on Psalm 95:1-2; 1 Chronicles 16:9,23,25)
O come let us sing to the Lord and make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
Let us come into God’s presence with thanksgiving and songs of praise.
Sing to the Lord; sing praises to God and tell of God’s marvelous works and wonderful salvation from day to day.
For great is the Lord and greatly to be praised.
Green songbook #18 – Over my head
Welcome & prayer
Virtual Passing the Peace (break-out groups)
Hymnal #580 – My life flows on
– Song “Let the children come to me”
– The Children’s Fall/Winter offering benefits Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) as it celebrates its centennial year in 2020. All households are invited to set out a basket and gather an offering weekly. Donations may be sent to the FMC office at any time or can be made online (select children’s offering in “To” box)
Word of Witness (Andrea Welty Peachey)
Scripture – A selection from Psalms, Colossians, Ephesians, 1 Chronicles
Hymnal #77 – God of many names
Congregational sharing & prayer
Meditative music – “My life flows on” arr. HIlary Rhodes
– In the absence of a weekly offering collection, reflect on how you are practicing and receiving generosity. Consider giving to First Mennonite Church by mailing a check, giving through your bank, or giving online.
Work of the church
Purple songbook #122 – Let all creation dance
Worship Leader & sharing – Pastor Michael
Prelude – Andrea Welty Peachey
Hymns – Pastor Deb
Meditation music – Hilary Rhodes
Scripture – Chuck Gibson
Children’s Storyteller – Marcia Nelson
Sermon – Cindy Breeze