Reverend Ed Sunday-Winters – Service
Hal Parker – Musical Director, Piano, Voice
Priscilla Bonney-Smith – Flowers
(Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost)
August 15, 2021
Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-21
Sermon – “Together”
Hymn: #33 – “When In Our Music God Is Glorified”
Hymn: #427 – “My Life Goes On In Endless Song”
Hymn: #18 – “Praise To The Living God”
Welcome & Announcements
*Call To Worship
Leader: Come into this household of God
that we might all listen to God’s Word
and discern the wisdom that comes only from God.
People: How can we discover such wisdom?
Leader: Reverence for God is the beginning of wisdom.
When we choose to live according to God’s will and plan,
God will give to each of us a wise and discerning heart.
People: God fills us with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs!
We have come praise with music from our hearts.
Leader: Jesus is here in our midst as living bread. We want to be nourished and
strengthened that we may remain with him. Jesus is so close to us that we can taste his
All: Praise the Lord! Learn of God’s compassion and mercy.
Praise the Lord with our hearts! Praise the Lord!
*Gloria Patri #36
Glory be to the Creator, and to the Christ and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the
beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.
*Hymn: #33 – “When In Our Music God Is Glorified”
Scripture – Ephesians 5:15-21 – Read by Shelly Jungwirth
Sermon – “Together” by Rev. Sunday-Winters
A Time of Silence
*Hymn: #427 – “My Life Goes On In Endless Song”
Prayers of the People
The Lord’s Prayer (using “debts:” turn to the bottom of page #271 in your hymnal)
Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise God, all creatures here below; Praise
God for all that love has done; Creator, Christ, and Spirit, One. Amen.
(If you want to give today, please find the offering plate at either entrance.)
*Prayer of Dedication
ALL: Thank you, God, for this high and holy moment in worship and in life when
we have something to give that others need. Take our bread, our witness, our lives to
benefit all your human family. May your glory be known among us and in all the
*Hymn: #18 – “Praise To The Living God”
*Benediction – Rev. Sunday-Winters
Go now in peace, never be afraid. God will go with you each hour of every day. Go now
in faith steadfast strong and true, know he will guide you in all you do. Go now in love,
and show you believe, reach out to others so all the world can see. God will be there,
watching from above. Go now in peace, in faith and in love. Amen, amen, amen.