Gathering in God’s mercy
Hymns For the beauty of the earth HWB 89
Call to worship based on Psalm 29
Leader: In holy splendor, we worship the Lord.
People: In God is glory and strength.
The Lord is mighty. God is with us.
Leader: In torrents and storms, God’s peace pervades.
People: In rumbling thunder, the mighty voice soothes.
The Lord is majestic. God is with us.
Leader: The whisper of the Lord snaps silence.
People: the unwavering sound persists.
The Lord is awesome. God is with us.
Leader: As flames being fanned, the presence grows.
People: In its shadow the wilderness pleads.
The Lord is powerful. God is with us.
Leader: Enthroned, God rules the universe.
People: The peaceful scepter prevails.
God reigns, God is with us.
Leader: In whirling winds, nature acknowledges glory.
People: The people in the temple rejoice.
It is certain. God is with us.
Hearing God’s grace
Offering/Hymn Grant us, Lord, the grace HWB 388
“Grant us, Lord, the grace of giving, with a spirit large and free,
that ourselves and all our living we may offer unto thee.”
Scripture Job 28:20-27; Luke 8:22-25
Sermon Sarah Thompson
Sharing God’s grace
Sharing of joys and concerns and church at work (Announcements)
This Week at CMC
Mon Blessed are the Peacemakers 7:00 pm
Sun Sung Communion Service -Fellowship meal
Oct 15 Men's breakfast at Bodo's on Preston 6:30 am
Blessed are the Peacemakers 7 pm
Oct 22 Blessed are the Peacemakers 7 pm
Oct 29 Men's breakfast at Bodo's on Preston 6:30 am
Ad Council 7 pm
Nov 4 Board of Elders 7 pm
Invitation from VMRC Auxiliary:
What: Soup and Bread Lunch, 11 am - 1 pm, Saturday, October 26, in Detwiler Auditorium.
Soup Choices: Chicken Noodle, Chili, Vegetable. Meal includes soup, homemade bread, dessert of gingerbread with pumpkin whip, or cookies.
Suggested donation: $10 single serving; $20 quart (quart meal comes with 3 breads & desserts)
ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED. Contact Jeanne Hartman at 540-746-8000. Deadline for tickets, October 22, 4 pm.