Worship Bulletin – 4/18/21

Worship Bulletin – 4/18/21

McPherson First Church of the Brethren
Welcome to Worship at the McPherson 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.

Hymn Choice Sunday; suggested hymns will be sung as time allows

Sunday, April 18, 2021
A New Heaven – A New Earth
Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, 2021
Environmental Racism Anti-Racism


Centering Music | “Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life” | arr. L. Larson
Dan Masterson, piano

Sharing Time – Joys & Concerns | Dan Lichty

Hymn | “God Who Stretched” | #414 HWB
Jen Taylor Pollard, vocal; Ellen Gilbert, piano

Children’s Story | Barbara Wagoner

Invitation to Give
Offering Music | “This is My Father’s World” | arr. Duane Funderbunk
Bryan Hess, violin; Dan Masterson, piano
Give online or send a check made payable to “McPherson Church of the Brethren,” 200 N. Carrie, McPherson, KS 6746

Scripture Focus | 2 Peter 3:10-13
“…look forward to the day of God and speed its coming.”
This day will bring about “…a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells,”

Message | “A New Heaven and a New Earth” | Kathryn Whitacre
Health, Ecological Justice, Environmental Racism


Hymn | “All Things Bright and Beautiful” | #156 HWB
Jen Taylor Pollard, vocal; Ellen Gilbert, piano

Sending Words

Sending Music | “Marvelous Grace of our Loving Lord” | Towner, Johnston
Dan Masterson, piano

Videography and Editing: Eric Goering
Music Coordinator: Ellen Gilbert

Technical Crew: Eric Goering, Ryan Goering & Shane Kirchner