Peace Mennonite Home-Based Worship: November 8, 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.

Photo credit: Judy Johnson

Prelude: Amazing Grace

Opening Scripture:

Call to Worship: Prayer by Isaac Villegas, read by MC USA Executive Director, Glen Guyton

(Call to Worship text can be found here.)

Gathering Hymn: There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy (words on screen)

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, I invite you to pray for First Mennonite Church in Beatrice, Nebraska.

The Lord’s Prayer:

Hymn: What does the Lord require of you? (Sing the Story 54)

Scripture Reading: Jonah 3


(You can read this sermon manuscript on Pastor Joanna’s blog.)

Prayer Practice for the Week: Hold on to joy!

  • Remember that “joy is an act of resistance”!~ Toi Derricotte
  • Think of something that will bring you joy and make a plan to do it this week. Put it on your calendar!
  • Listen to and sing this song throughout the week:


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.


Upcoming Daily Scripture Readings: Week of November 9

  • Monday: *Isaiah 6
  • Tuesday: Isaiah 8:11-9:7
  • Wednesday: Isaiah 9:1-10:4
  • Thursday: Isaiah 11-12
  • Friday: Isaiah 25:1-12; 26:1-4

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

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