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

Sunday Service
(Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost)

November 7, 2021

Scripture: Mark 12:38-44 (read by Hal Gray)
Sermon: “Everything” by  Ed Sunday-Winters

*Hymn: #313 – “I Come With Joy”
*Hymn: #464 – “Take My Life And Let It Be Consecrated”
*Hymn: #39 – “O For A Thousand Tongues To Sing”


Welcome & Announcements

*Call To Worship

One: Unless our God builds the house, its builders labor in vain.
Many: We have come into this house, built by the Holy One, to worship the God of
One: Unless our God watches over the city, those who watch stand guard in vain.
Many: We have come to listen to the stories of people who throughout the
generations have shown us the way by their trust in the promises of God, who is
always watching over us.
One: The widow who gives her last coin reminds us of the risks we are free to take with
confidence that God is present through times of plenty and times of want, all along our
journey through life.
Many: So let us celebrate this gathering which can bind us together. Give thanks
that we are no longer strangers with God’s people here or throughout the nations
Let us worship God!

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: #313 – “I Come With Joy”

Scripture: Mark 12:38-44 (read by Hal Gray)

Anthem: “The Upper Room” by Don Besig and Nancy Price

Sermon: “Everything” by  Ed Sunday-Winters

A Time of Silence

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: We lift up these offerings as a sign of our gratitude for your love and care, O
God. We pledge ourselves, time, talent, and treasure. We pray that we may follow in
the spirit of the poor woman who gave her all without hesitation. We dedicate our
lives to you and seek to grow in our faithfulness to your Word. Amen.


Invitation to the Table

The Great Thanksgiving

One: The Lord be with you.
All: And also with you.
One: Lift up your hearts.
All: We lift them up to the Lord.
One: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
All: It is right to give our thanks and praise.
One: Loving God, as bread broken and scattered, your
church looks to you to make us one again. . . we offer you
our praise and our lives through Jesus Christ.
All: Amen.

Blessing of Bread and Cup

Prayer after receiving
We thank you, God, for inviting us to this table where we
have known the presence of Christ and have received all
Christ’s gifts. Strengthen our faith, increase our love for
one another, and let us show forth your praise in our lives;
through Jesus Christ our Savior. Amen.

*Hymn: #464 – “Take My Life And Let It Be Consecrated”

Prayers of the People

The Lord’s Prayer (using “debts:” turn to the bottom of page #271 in your hymnal)

*Hymn: #39 – “O For A Thousand Tongues To Sing”

*Benediction – Ed 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.