Peace Mennonite Home-Based Worship: March 14, 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.

We also invite you to our Wednesday night gatherings at 7:30.


Prelude: “Josephin’s Waltz” by Roger Tallroth
Performed by Coreopsis (Whitney Baker, Lauralyn Bodle, Noah Musser)

Worship Image: “The Light that Fades through the Journey” by Roger Gibson

Opening Scripture: Psalm 41:1-3

Welcome and Call to Worship: from Lindsey, Brice, Lexi, and Desiree

Gathering Hymn: Spirit, Open my Heart; Voices Together #636

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.

Western District Conference invites prayer for the people of Myanmar in the midst of conflict and violence in their country. Pray especially for God’s care and peace for WDC congregation Chin Emmanuel Baptist Church and Pastor Simon Tlumang in Houston, TX, as they carry concern for friends, family members, friends and home communities in Myanmar.

The Lord’s Prayer:

Prayer Hymn: Beauty for Brokenness; Voices Together #712

Mini Bible Study: Poverty and Wealth in the Gospel of Luke

Scripture Reading: Luke 16:19-31

Sermon: Attention, Compassion, Justice
(You can read a manuscript version of this sermon–with links to pictures of the fancy houses and desserts–on Joanna’s blog.)

Prayer:

Offering

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: O Healing River; Voices Together #706

Benediction: Image by Roger Gibson

Upcoming Daily Scripture Readings:

  • Monday: Luke 18:9-17
  • Tuesday: Luke 18: 18-30
  • Wednesday: *Luke 18:31-43
  • Thursday: *Luke 19:1-10
  • Friday: Luke 19:11-27

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

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