Reverend Ed Sunday-Winters – Service
Hal Parker – Musical Director, Piano, Voice
Priscilla Bonney-Smith – Flowers
Keith Figueroa – Featured Vocalist

Sunday Service
(Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost)
August 8, 2021

Scripture: John 6:24-35

Sermon – “Looking For Jesus”

Hymn: #384 – “We, Your People, God, Confessing”
Hymn: #410 – “Just As I Am”
Hymn: #7 – “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”

Welcome & Announcements
*Call To Worship

One: The world is filled with the glory of God, and we say,
All: Thank you!
One: The hills and valleys are greener than green, and we say,
All: Thank you!
One: The vines and trees are filled with fruit, and we say,
All: Thank you!
One: Our tables are overflowing with food, and we say,
All: Thank you!
One: Our life is filled with love of family, friends, and good neighbors, and we say,
All: Thank you!
One: We fill this house of God with our voices, saying,
All: Thank you!

Opening Prayer

*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: #378 – “God, We Thank You For Our People”

Scripture: Philippians 1: 3-4 –  Rosann Hickey


Anthem: “How Great Thou Art” – Keilah Figueroa, voice

Sermon – “Bread of Life” by Reverend Ed Sunday-Winters

A Time of Silence

*Hymn: #376 – “Help Us Accept Each Other”

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: God of all creation, thank you for the wonderful things you have made.
Thank you for the universe full of stars and planets. Thank you for our world, full
of life. Thank you for making each one of us. Thank you for loving each one of us.
Take these gifts we now offer back to you. May they be used to the glory of your
name. We offer you ourselves and all the gifts you have blessed us with. Take us and
use us to share your love with the world. Amen.

*Hymn: #406 – “Blest Are They”

*Benediction  – Rev. Sunday-Winters
*Musical Benediction

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.