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October 1, 2023

World Communion Sunday

Prelude—Sonata No. 6 “Vater unser” (F. Mendelssohn)–II. Fugue;  III. Finale: Andante—Will Wiebe-Friesen

Christ Candle Lighting

Call to Worship and Prayer—Elizabeth Schmidt

Land Acknowledgement—Dale Schrag

*Hymn—We Dream of a TurningI—VT 209

Children’s Conversation—Judy Harder

Anthem—At the Supper of the Lamb (Lee Dengler)—Chancel Choir

Scripture Reading—John 6:30-35—Brad Born

Sermon—Nathan Koontz

*Hymn—I Come with Joy—VT 478

Communion (“The Bread of Life; The Cup of Blessing”)

Hymn— Eat This Bread— VT 476

Prayers of God’s People

*Hymn— Sent Forth by God’s Blessing— VT 812

Choral Benediction—God Be in My Head (John Rutter)—Chancel Choir

Postlude—Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten  (J.S. Bach)—Will Wiebe-Friesen

* You are invited to stand

VT—Voices Together

Audio visual— Ken Lamp