A TIME OF GATHERING
Call to Worship
* Opening Prayer Of Anabaptist Pilgrim Marpeck
You have planted and protected us by your faithful hand. Send us the sap of your grace from Christ, the true Vine, and make us blossom and bear the fruit of love as a sign of your life in us. Let the sweet fragrance of the shoots you have planted give you praise forever and ever. AMEN
* Opening Songs of Praise
A TIME OF SHARING & PRAYER
Scripture Reading Isaiah 2:1-4
Children 0-5 dismissed for Children’s church at this time
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Prayer of Confession
Prayer Song Spirit of the Living God Hymnal # 349
A TIME OF LISTENING
Preparation Song Thou True Vine Hymnal # 373
Scripture Reading John 15:1-11
Sermon Healthy Churches Grow
* Song of Response How can we be silent?
A TIME OF RESPONDING AND SHARING
Welcoming of Visitors and Announcements
A TIME OF SENDING
* Benediction Song For the healing of the nations Hymnal #367
* Benediction In Unison, Below
We came to worship and we go to serve.
We have been given the light
and we go to let it shine.
We have been blessed by God’s love
and we go to share it.
We are Christ’s disciples
and we go to witness to all.
* Please stand when indicated by asterisk