WORSHIP SERVICE and Sunday School Conversation FOR September 19, 2021–––YOU WILL HAVE TO PRESS READ MORE TO SEE THE LINK

Mel Lehman was the guest speaker for Peace Sunday.   Mel is a long time peace activist and director of Common Humanity which focuses on peacemaking through understanding, respect, and friendship with the Middle East and Muslim world.  Mel lives part-time in Hesston and the remainder of the time in New York City where he is a deacon at Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship.  For more information about Common Humanity, go to commonhumanity.org.  

September 19, 2021
Peace Sunday

Prelude—Sonata #6 [Chorale, Andante Sostenuto, Andante]— (Mendelssohn)

Verlene Garber, organ

Christ Candle Lighting—Jake Friesen

Call to Worship and Prayer

*Hymn—What Is This Place—VT 22

Children’s Conversation—Nathan Koontz

Scripture Reading—Luke 10: 25-37—Elaine Schurr

Sermon—The Vastness of God’s LoveMel Lehman

*Hymn—In Christ There is no East or West—VT 390

Prayers of God’s people

*Hymn—We Are People of God’s Peace—VT 797

Benediction—Mel Lehman

Postlude—Guide Me Ever, Great Redeemer (J. Bert Carlson)—Verlene Garber

VT—Voices Together

Audio visual—Ben Lichti

Flowers in Church—Kathy Stucky

Pastors—Renee Reimer, Nathan Koontz, Dawn Yoder Harms