Whether you are a believer, a seeker, a person of faith, or one who has no faith at all, you are welcome here.
FCCSJ Spire

May 31, 2020 Worship Service

WORSHIP BULLETIN

“I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.” ~Ani DiFranco

PRELUDE: Just a Closer Walk with Thee by Lloyd Larson

OPENING PRAYER

CALL TO WORSHIP

ONE: Come with what you have. for you who grieve this day, know that you are invited to bring the broken pieces of your heart.

For here the breath of God is creating new meaning.

ONE: Come with what you have. For you who come with gladness know that your melody will find harmony.

For here the breath of God is creating new meaning.

ONE: Come with what you have. For you weighed down by too many ‘shoulds’ and ‘what-ifs’ know that here you may lay down the heavy burdens of guilt and shame.

For here the breath of God is creating new meaning.

ONE: Come with what you have. For you who have the answers, know that new questions await you.

For here the breath of God is creating new meaning.

ONE: Come with what you have. For you who come seeking, know that your questions are safe in the presence of God.

For here the breath of God is creating new meaning.

HYMN: #289 O GOD OF EVERY NATION

SCRIPTURE: JOHN 17: 20-26

SERMON

HYMN: HOW CAN WE SING OUR LOVE FOR GOD

Text: © 2004 Mary Nelson Keithahn
PASTORAL PRAYER: What a Friend We Have in Jesus by David Cherwien

POSTLUDE: To God Be the Glory by Lloyd Larson