View the worship service for September 17, 2023


September 17, 2023

Peace Sunday: Climate Action for Peace

Prelude—There is no Shadow (Brenda Portman)–Will Wiebe-Friesen

Christ Candle Lighting

Call to Worship and Prayer—Nathan Koontz

*Hymn—All Thing Bright and Beautiful—VT 177

Kin-dom Report—Vernon Goering

Children’s Conversation—High School Youth Group

Scripture Reading—Psalm 36:5-9; Psalm 65:5-8—Roger Juhnke

A Joyful Vision—Darlene Dick

*Hymn—Touch the Earth Lightly— VT 145

Anthem—Love the Lord Your God (Patty Shelly)—Chancel Choir, Riley King, director; Will Wiebe-Friesen, accompanist

Scripture Reading—Matthew 6:25-34; Isaiah 24:4-7—Zona Galle

Lamenting and Reflecting—Keith Harder

*Hymn—The Garden Needs Our Tending Now—VT 788

Prayers of God’s People

*Hymn—There’s a Wild Hope In the Wind—VT 828


Postlude—Trumpet Tune (David German)—Will Wiebe-Friesen

* You are invited to stand

VT—Voices Together

Audio visual— Ken Lamp

We give thanks and credit to the Mennonite Central Committee’s worship resources for this peace Sunday service. Many of the readings, images, and ideas for this service were provided by the 2023 MCC Peace Sunday Packet: Climate Action for Peace.