Worship Bulletin – 9/6/20

Worship Bulletin – 9/6/20

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, September 6, 2020
How Your Church Family Works
Healthy Congregations: Summary and Challenge


Opening Music | “Praise Him! Praise Him!” | arr. Janelle Clark
Ellen Gilbert, organ

Children’s Story | “A Family Is A Family Is A Family” | written by Sara O’Leary and illustrated by Qin Leng
Read by Kathryn Whitacre 

Invitation to Give
Offering Music | “Joyful Tear” | arr. Jeremy Hanna
Jeremy Hannah, guitar
Give online or send a check made payable to “McPherson Church of the Brethren,” 200 N. Carrie, McPherson, KS 6746

Prayer Time | Jerry Bowen

Hymn | “For the Beauty of the Earth” | #89 HWB (vs. 1, 2 & 4)
Eric Johnson, vocalist; Ellen Gilbert, piano

Scripture Focus | 1 Corinthians 12| NRSV
Now about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed.

Message | “The Divine Nature of Stained Glass” | Jerry Bowen

Sending Music | “Prelude on Old Hundredth (Doxology)” | arr. John Carter
Ellen Gilbert, organ

Blessing | Jerry Bowen

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