Worship Bulletin – 8/16/20

Worship Bulletin – 8/16/20

McPherson First Church of the Brethren
We invite your active participation in the life of this congregation, as together we continue to grow in grace and seek justice for God’s creation.

Sunday, August 16, 2020
How Your Church Family Works
Healthy Congregations Part III of VI


Opening Music | “Joy Has Dawned” | arr. Carol Tornquist
Ellen Gilbert, piano

Children’s Story | Dan Lichty

Invitation to Give
Offering Music | “Blessings” | Laura Story
Jeremy Hanna, guitar; Carol Ward, vocal & Ellen Gilbert, piano
Give online or send a check made payable to “McPherson Church of the Brethren,” 200 N. Carrie, McPherson, KS 6746

Scripture Focus | Luke 2:41-51 | New International Version (NIV)
The Boy Jesus in the Temple

Prayer Time | Written by Dr. David Graham, Church of Scotland (adapted)
Art – Jesus in the Temple (Cameroon) – Vanderbilt Divinity School, Jean and Alexander Heard Library

Hymn | “Gentle Shepherd” | #352 (Hymnal a Worship Book, HWB)
Carol Ward, vocal & Ellen Gilbert, piano

Message | “separateness and closeness” “individuality and togetherness” | Kathryn Whitacre

Sending Music | “All Creatures of Our God and King” | arr. Gail Pollock
Ellen Gilbert, organ & Dan Masterson, piano


Music Coordinator/Accompanist/Organist/Pianist: Ellen Gilbert
Videography and Editing: Eric Goering and Christopher J. Whitacre