Peace Mennonite Home-Based Worship: October 25, 2020

Welcome to worship with Peace Mennonite Church. If this is your first time worshiping with us, please watch this welcome video from our pastor.

Whether you are new to Peace or a regular participant, we are glad you are with us in worship and invite you to join us for our Zoom discussion and prayer time at 11:00 each Sunday morning.  Simply click this link. 

You are also welcome to join us for our Peace Pursuits Bible study and topic discussions on Wednesday nights. More church announcements are here.

Our church bonfire! October 17, 2020.

Prelude: Seize the Whole of Life, from Twila

Welcome from Wilma:

Opening Scripture:

Call to Worship: Be Still

Gathering Hymn: What is this place, Hymnal Worship Book #1

Congregational Prayer:
You are invited to offer your prayers to God. For what are you thankful this morning? What would you ask of God for yourself? Who do you know who needs God’s loving presence right now? What are your prayers for our community, our country, and our world?

Feel free to share your prayers with people around you, in the comments below, or on our Zoom call at 11 Sunday morning.

This week, you are invited to pray for First Mennonite Church of Hutchinson, KS.

The Lord’s Prayer: sung by Thomas Heilke

Experiencing the Story: from Jenny

Hymn: Hail to the Lord’s anointed
(words with different music in Hymnal Worship Book #185)

Sermon with Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 7: 1-17

*You can read the sermon manuscript on Pastor Joanna’s blog.

Prayer Practice for the Week:

Reflect on what God has done in your life. This would be a good week to talk with people who have been an important part of your life; to look through old pictures and/or journals. What memories help you realize God’s presence with you in the past? What hope do these memories offer for the future?

I also encourage you to sign up for a time to walk the church labyrinth next Sunday for All Saints Day.


You are invited to mail your financial contributions to the church (615 Lincoln St., Lawrence, KS, 66044) or to the home of our treasurer, Roberta Renz (address in the church directory).

See the “How and Where to Give” section of our announcements page for information on giving to other organizations who need funding at this time.

Closing Hymn: Standing on the Promises (Lyrics in video)

Benediction: Jesus, now lead on.

Upcoming Daily Scripture Readings: Week of October 26

  • Monday: 1 Kings 1:28-2:12
  • Tuesday: 1 Kings 9:1-9; 11:41-43
  • Wednesday: *1 Kings 17
  • Thursday: 1 Kings 19
  • Friday: 2 Kings 2

*You can find the full list of Bible readings here.

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