Peace Mennonite Home-Based Worship: March 21

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.

Worship Image: “The Word that Foretells the Journey” by Roger Gibson

Prelude: “On the Way” by Nathan Grieser

Welcome and Call to Worship: from Katie and Norah

Wilderness Photos: from Becky and Rob and Rosie

Opening Scripture: Psalm 84:1-4, 10-12

Gathering Hymn: Jesus Christ Is Waiting, Voices Together 287

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?

We offer prayers this morning for the family and friends of the victims in the recent Atlanta shootings: Soon Chung Park; Hyun Jung Grant; Suncha Kim; Yong Ae Yue; Paul Andre Michels; Delaina Ashley Yaun; Xiaojie Tan; and Daoyou Feng.

And we pray for Asian Americans who are facing increased prejudice and hate crimes in these days.

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:

Song: Zaccheus was a Wee Little Man

Scripture Reading: Luke 18:31-19:10

Sermon from Kim Becker, co-pastor of Emmanuel Mennonite Church (St. Paul, MN)

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: “You are Salt for the Earth” Voices Together 297

Benediction: Image by Roger Gibson; words from “A Gaelic Blessing”

Final Blessing: in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, “A Gaelic Blessing”

Upcoming Daily Scripture Readings:

  • Monday: *Luke 19:28-48
  • Tuesday: Luke 20:1-19
  • Wednesday: Luke 20:20-40
  • Thursday: Luke 20:41-21:4
  • Friday: Luke 21:5-38

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

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