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. We also invite you to our Wednesday night gatherings at 7:30.
Prelude: “Pan’s Waltz” written by Whitney Baker; performed by Coreopsis
Coreopsis is Whitney Baker, Lauralyn Bodle, Noah Musser.
Worship Image: “The Color that Surrounds the Journey” by Roger Gibson
Welcome and Call to Worship: from Jenny; #873 in Voices Together (used by permission of the author)
Opening Scripture: Psalm 119:169-176
Gathering Hymn: Far, Far Away/I Will Arise; Voices Together #300
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: from the Church of England
Hymn: God Lights a Lamp; Voices Together #299
Scripture Reading: Luke 15:1-32
Sermon: Precious Parts of the Whole
*You can read a manuscript version of this sermon on Joanna’s blog.
Hymn of Reflection: God Calls You Good; Voices Together #172
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: Nothing is Lost on the Breath of God; Voices Together #653
Benediction: Image by Roger Gibson; words from “Far, Far Away” hymn
Upcoming Daily Scripture Readings:
- Monday: Luke 16:1-18
- Tuesday: *Luke 16:19-31
- Wednesday: Luke 17:1-19
- Thursday: Luke 17:20-37
- Friday: Luke 18:1-8
*You can find the full list of Bible readings here.