Peace Mennonite Home-Based Worship: January 24

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

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. 


This Sunday is designated Anabaptist World Fellowship Sunday, so welcome to worship with one of many Anabaptist congregations around the world! In this worship service, we will use some material from the Mennonite World Conference, including the photos below from Anabaptist congregations in Asia.

Prelude: Somlande (We will follow)

Opening Scripture:

Call to Worship: Here is a call to worship written by Joanna that is included in the new Voices Together hymnal!

Gathering Hymn: “My love colors outside the lines” from our new Voices Together hymnal–words on the video

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.

The Lord’s Prayer: in Indonesian

Hymn: Pescador de Hombres (Lord, You have come to the lakeshore), Hymnal Worship Book #229

Scripture Reading: Luke 5:1-11


You can find a manuscript version of this sermon on Joanna’s blog.

Further Reading: Here is a link to Robin Wall Kimmerer’s article, “The Serviceberry: An Economy of Abundance.”


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: I have decided to follow Jesus


Upcoming Daily Scripture Readings:

  • Monday: *Luke 6:1-16
  • Tuesday: Luke 6:17-49
  • Wednesday: Matthew 5
  • Thursday: Matthew 6
  • Friday: Matthew 7

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

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