Peace Mennonite Home-Based Worship: February 7, 2021

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. 

Photo credit: Andrea Zuercher

Prelude: 12 Fires of Harold; written by today’s guest preacher, Trevor Bechtel
Lyrics available here.

Opening Scripture: Psalm 119:105-107

Call to Worship: “Everyone Always Asks” written and performed by Hillary Kobernick
(Stage name of Hillary Watson, one of the pastors of Shalom Community Church in Ann Arbor.)

Gathering Hymn: We are People of God’s Peace; Voices Together #797

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:

Scripture Reading: Luke 6:17-49

Hymn: The Church’s One Foundation, Voices Together #397
–Note the revised lyrics in Voices Together; (the recording has an extra verse as verse 4)

Sermon: Stitching the World Together from Trevor Bechtel, one of the pastors of Shalom Community Church in Ann Arbor
–A manuscript version of the sermon is available here.


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: Together, Voices Together #389 (Can you find Andrea in the choir?)


Upcoming Daily Scripture Readings: Week of February 8

  • Monday: Luke 9:1-27
  • Tuesday: *Luke 9:28-45
  • Wednesday: Mark 9:2-13
  • Thursday: Matthew 17:1-13
  • Friday: Luke 9:46-50

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

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