Online Worship - June 21, 2020

10 a.m. Worship - Third Sunday after Pentecost; Father's Day

Preacher: Rev. Brian Adkins

Scripture: Genesis 22:1-18


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Order of Worship:

The Community Gathers

Prelude: "Now Thank We All Our God" comp. Karg-Elert - Rev. Jerry Asheim

Welcome & Announcements - Rev. Kristin Stoneking

Opening Hymn: "Be Still, My Soul" UM Hymnal #534 - Rev. Jerry Asheim & Cathryn Bruno

Invocation - Judy Cayot


To Hear the Word

Scripture Reading: Genesis 22:1-18 - Caroline Lee, Alina, Zachary, Mike McVey

Children’s Time - Susan Jardin

Anthem: "And He Blessed My Soul" by Anita Watkin-Stevens - Charles Lynch

Message - Rev. Brian Adkins

To Respond and Renew Commitment

Hymn of Response: "I'll Stand by Him" words and music by Dave Adkins

Prayers of the People - Maria Gallo

Special Music: "Rain" words and music by Dave Adkins

The Prayer Jesus Taught (The Lord's Prayer) - 2020 Confirmation Class & Mentors

Offering Our Tithes and Gifts - Willa Seldon

Offertory Music: "Great is They Faithfulness" - Aeri Lee & Caroline Lee

To Disperse in Love and Compassion

Prayer of Dedication - Willa Seldon

Closing Hymn: "He Never Failed Me Yet" by Robert Ray - Epworth Choir, recorded during worship on July 7, 2019: Pastor Brian's first Sunday as Associate Pastor

Benediction - Rev. Brian Adkins

Postlude: "The Best is Yet to Come" - Dave Adkins


Live Broadcast:


Virtual Coffee Hour

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Special thanks to: 

Preacher: Rev. Brian Adkins

Contributors: Rev. Kristin Stoneking, Judy Cayot, Maria Gallo, Susan Jardin, Orion Lacey, Caroline Lee, Alina, Zachary & Mike McVey, Willa Seldon

2020 Confimands: Ruby Childs, Gabby Downs, Alexander Naar, Gus Schafer, Juliet Sisk-Hilton; Mentors: Judy Cayot, Clark Kellogg, Judy Kriege, Sally Nasman, Meagan Travlos

Special Music: Rev. Jerry Asheim, Cathryn Bruno, Aeri Lee, Caroline Lee, Charles Lynch, and the late Dave Adkins

Video producer: Tai Jokela

Podcast producer: Ethan Lindsey

Livestream producer: Merrie Bunt

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