Worship Bulletin – 10/18/20

Worship Bulletin – 10/18/20

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, October 18, 2020
Ecclesiastes 1:2
“Meaningless! Meaningless! Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.”
The Hebrew word Hevel or Hebel
is sometimes interpreted, in English, as the words ‘meaningless’ or ‘vain’
or literally interpreted as the words ‘Smoke’ or ‘Vapor’


Heritage Moments (2 of 11) – Celebrating 100 Years at the Corner of Euclid & Carrie Streets

Opening Music | “As the Deer” | Martin Nystrom/arr. Patricia Sanders Cota
Hand Bells – recorded September 8, 2020
Kendra Flory, Janelle Flory Schrock, Deb van Asselt, Kaitlyn van Asselt

Children’s Story | “What Does it Mean to be Present?” | written by Rana DiOrio and illustrated by Eliza Wheeler
Read by Kathryn Whitacre

Invitation to Give
Offering Music | “I Love the Lord”
Shawn Kirchner vocals/piano
Give online or send a check made payable to “McPherson Church of the Brethren,” 200 N. Carrie, McPherson, KS 6746

Message | “Meaningless, Vain, Pointless” | Kathryn Whitacre
Power Point Update on Church Facility
Scripture | Ecclesiastes 1:2-11 | NIV

Hymn | “Cantemos al Señor” | “Let’s Sing Unto the Lord” | #55 HWB
Carol Ward, vocalist; Ellen Gilbert, pianist

Sending Words

Sending Music | “Simple Gifts” | arr. Dennis Janzen
Terri Torres/Piano and Ellen Gilbert/Organ
previously recorded for Western Plains Virtual District Conference 2020

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