Category: Lectionary Based Worship Resources

October 21, 2018

Pentecost 22  October 21, 2018 Job 38:1-7, (34-41) Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c Hebrews 5:1-10 Mark 10:35-45 (Please be sure to take our poll on Facebook regarding the continuation of these resources.) Call to Worship One:        Gathered in this place, we may believe we’ve come to a place of power. Many:      Yet Jesus asks:  “Can you […]

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Posted on October 15, 2018
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October 14, 2018

  October 14, 2018              Pentecost  21    Job 23:1-9, 16-17    Psalm 22:1-15   Hebrews 4:12-16 Mark 10:17-31  Call to Worship   (from Psalm 22) One: Here we are, gathered to worship God. Many:  Why do we come to worship? One:  Because God is holy and delivers those who trust in God. Many:  We come because God holds us […]

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Posted on October 11, 2018
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October 7, 2018

October 7,  2018                      Pentecost 20 World Communion Sunday For World Communion Sunday, consider using a variety of special ways to highlight the Table, and Christians celebrating around the world.  One list of suggestions may be found at http://www.jordan rimmer.com/world-communion-sunday-ideas-and-liturgy/. Another extended site is: https://www.globalministries.org/special_days_wcs_world_communion_sunday_ideas Call to Worship  (using the resources of your congregation, invite different […]

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Posted on September 25, 2018
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September 30, 2018

September 30,  2018                Pentecost 19 Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22      Psalm 124 James 5:13-20        Mark 9:38-50 Call to Worship  (inspired by Psalm 124) One:  Blessed be the Lord! Many:  The Lord is on our side, and we rejoice! One:  Our help is in the name of the Lord — Many:  the same Lord who made heaven and earth! One:   […]

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Posted on September 24, 2018
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September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018                Pentecost 18 Proverbs 31:10-31   Psalm 1 James 3:13 – 4:3, 7-8a  Mark 9:30-37   Call to Worship One:  Happy are those whose delight is in the law of the Lord! Many:  We come to focus on God’s law and God’s love. One:  Today, we’re like trees planted by streams of water, Many:  yielding our […]

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Posted on September 14, 2018
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September 16, 2018

September 16, 2018          Pentecost 17 Proverbs 1:20-33  Psalm 19  James 3:1-12   Mark 8:27-38 Call to Worship (one possibility; use a music video of Hayden’s “The Heavens are Telling”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Pa1KZwijpM or  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTYJm5Ae0Xo) Or: One:  The heavens are telling the glory of God! Many:   Even the skies proclaim God’s creative labor! One:  Gathered in this place, Many:  we come to […]

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Posted on September 7, 2018
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September 9, 2018

September 9, 2018                Pentecost 16 Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23  Psalm 125 James 2:1-10, (11-13), 14-17  Mark 7:24-37   Call to Worship One: Here!  Now!  We want to be filled with Christ’s healing love. Many: Hearing lessons of compassion, we’re filled with strength and inspiration. One:  Rejoice!  As people of faith, we’re together, eager to act out our faith. Many: […]

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Posted on September 7, 2018
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September 2, 2018

September 2, 2018                Pentecost 15   Song of Solomon 2:8-13  Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9   James 1:17-27 Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23    Call to Worship   (adapted from James 1) One:   Gathered in this holy moment, we come, eager to listen and act. Many:  Here in this safe space, we are slow to speak and slow to anger. One:   As God’s own beloved ones, […]

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Posted on August 23, 2018
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August 26, 2018

  August 26, 2018 Pentecost 14 1 Kings 8:(1, 6, 10-11), 22-30, 41-43  Psalm 84 Ephesians 6:10-20  John 6:56-69   Call to Worship (from Psalm 84) One:  We come to sing for JOY to the living God! Many: (singing, from CH #285) How lovely, Lord, how lovely is your abiding place. One:  Sparrows and swallows find their home, […]

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Posted on August 20, 2018
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August 19, 2018

August 19, 2018                Pentecost 13   1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14   Psalm 111   Ephesians 5:15-20  John 6:51-58   Call to Worship (from Ephesians 5:18-19)  One:  We’ve gathered in this place to be filled with the Spirit!  Many:  Together, we sing!               (led by a soloist or choir with the congregation together,           […]

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Posted on August 15, 2018
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