Sunday Worship on ZOOM
Time & Location
About the Event
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ORDER OF SERVICE
September 19, 2021 – 10:30 a.m.
Zion-Memorial United Church
Minister: Rev. David Sherwin
Music Director: Mary Lou Carroll
WE GATHER TOGETHER
WORDS OF WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
LIGHTING THE CHRIST CANDLE
RESPONSIVE MUSIC: “Jesus, Friend of Little Children” #340 (Voices United)
As we worship in this place, we remember that for thousands of years,
First People’s lives and spirituality have been deeply connected to the
land. We stand here on unceded Algonquin territory. We give thanks for
past stewardship of the land, and pledge to live here with respect, care, and
CALL TO WORSHIP
THE LORD’S PRAYER
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth, as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power and the glory,
for ever and ever. AMEN.
OPENING HYMN: “My Lord, What a Morning” #708 (Voices United) (piano)
WE LISTEN FOR GOD’S WORD
SCRIPTURE READINGS – Scripture Reader: Connie Swant
1. Mark 9:30-37
2. Wisdom of Solomon 1:16-2:1, 12-22
MEDITATIVE MUSIC: “The Rising Moon” Music by Paul Sullivan (piano)
SERMON: “Seeing the World With New Eyes”
MEDITATIVE MUSIC: “I Love to Tell the Story” Tune: Hankey; Music by
William G. Fischer; Arranged by Tedd Smith (piano)
WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD
OUR OFFERING TO GOD
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
CLOSING HYMN: “Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us with Your Love” #593 (Voices United)
WE GO FORTH TO SERVE
COMMISSIONING AND BENEDICTION
POSTLUDE: “The Stories of Jesus” (piano)
Based on "Story of Jesus" by John R. Sweney and "Stories of Jesus" by Frederic R.
Challiner; arranged by Hugh S. Livingston, Jr. ("Tell Me the Stories of Jesus" was
a hymn suggestion for Mark so this works well. Starts off quietly, gets lively at