August 1, 2021~Season of Creation: Cosmos

Land Acknowledgement
Scripture: Psalm 148:1-6
Welcome & Announcements

Call to Worship[1]

Risen Christ,
Your presence fills the cosmos.
Cosmic Christ,
Your presence pulses through all galactic space across light years of time.
Living Christ,
In this nano-second we call ‘now’, in this nano-space we call ‘here’,
Make your presence felt among us.
Yes, let us feel your presence!

Gathering Hymn: God, Who Stretched the Spangled Heavens #529
Sharing Joys and Concerns
Congregational Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer (Voices Together #989 B, using “sins” instead of “trespasses.”)

Hymn: Planets Humming as They Wander #175
Scripture: Colossians 1:15-20
Morning Message: What’s so amazing that keeps us stargazing?

Silent Reflection

Prayer: #881
Sending Hymn: Joyous Light of Heavenly Glory #504

In-person Volunteers: Worship Leader: Joanna Harader; Song Leader: Anne Bailey; Accompanist: Whitney Baker; Prelude: Jim Krause; Scripture Reader: Ryan Ellett; Speaker: Becky Janzen; Greeter: Andrea Zuercher

Zoom Volunteers: Worship Leader and Host: Joanna Harader; Scripture Reader: Dave Mathis; Prelude: Tara Heilke; Music; Speaker: Bekcy Janzen

[1] From the Season of Creation worship material, Australian Version 1

* You are invited to share your monetary gifts with the church by placing cash or check in the offering buckets near the church doors or by mailing a check to: Peace Mennonite Church, 615 Lincoln; Lawrence, KS 66044.

*Hymn numbers refer to Voices Together hymnal.