Worship Bulletin – 9/27/20

Worship Bulletin – 9/27/20

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 27, 2020
How Your Church Family Works: Healthy Congregations
Richard Blackburn, Director Emeritus and Senior Consultant
Lombard Mennonite Peace Center (LMPC), Lombard, IL


Opening Music | “My Jesus I Love Thee” | arr. Tim Birchwood
Ellen Gilbert, Organ

Children’s Story
Presented by Dawn Hoffman

Invitation to Give
Offering Music | “Simple Gifts”
Dorothy Janzen, Piano
Give online or send a check made payable to “McPherson Church of the Brethren,” 200 N. Carrie, McPherson, KS 6746

Prayer | ‘Who do you say I am?’
http://www.christianaid.org.uk/  (adapted)

Hymn | “Holy Spirit, Come with Power” | #26 HWB
Kendra Flory, vocalist; Ellen Gilbert, piano

Scripture Focus | Matthew 16:13-25 | New International Version (NIV)

Message | “‘If Any Want to Become my Followers’: Discipleship and Differentiation”
Richard Blackburn, Director Emeritus and Senior Consultant LMPC

Sending Words
inspired by Mark 8:29 and posted on http://spillbeans.org.uk/ (adapted)

Sending Music | “Grand Choeur” | Cesar Franck
Ellen Gilbert, organ

Music Coordinator/Accompanist/Organist/Pianist: Ellen Gilbert
Pianist: Dorothy Janzen
Technical Crew: Eric Goering, Ryan Goering, Doug Lengel, Steve Lolling & Chris Whitacre
Videography and Editing: Eric Goering & Christopher J. Whitacre
Worship Leader: Kathryn Whitacre