Order of Worship for Sunday, August 5, 2018

Posted August 3rd, 2018

Gathering Music    “Heartsounds”    – David Lanz

Sharing Time

Faith Formation Connection Experiment Question – Week #9

What do you appreciate about McPherson Church of the Brethren?    

. . . a time of greeting and sharing those things which inform who we are as a community of faith and how God is moving among us. You are invited to welcome visitors, share joys, prayer requests, and announcements.

Focusing Music    “A Shield About Me”   – arr. Phillip Keveren

*Call to Worship

One:  We are called

All:  in all humility, patience and bearing with one another in love

One:  We are called

All:  to make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit – the bond of Peace.

One:  We are called

All:  to one hope, one faith, one baptism

One:  We are called

All:  to one God – who is above all, through all and in all

*Opening Song    “In Christ There Is No East or West”    #306

Invitation to Give

Giving Music    “Courage of the Wind”– David Lanz

Giving Blessing

Children’s Time                                                                                                         

Following story:  Childcare provided – infant thru K-garten – Education Building

Prayer Song    “Bless’d Be the Tie That Binds”    #421

  (verses 1, 2, 3, 6)

Prayers of the People

Scripture Focus    Ephesians 4: 1-16    p.193

Message    “The Challenge of Being An Adult”    – Jerry Bowen

*Sending Song    “Heart With Loving Heart United”    #420

*Sending Words

*Sending Music    “Heartsounds” coda    – David Lanz

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