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UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF PETALUMA
August 2nd, 2020
The 9th Sunday after Pentecost
The Order of Service
PRELUDE: played by Marilyn Lee
WELCOME: Sue Sarno
CALL TO WORSHIP (unison): Charlotte Peterson
The voice of the Holy is calling us to worship.
This voice calls us to worship as one people.
This voice calls us away from the worship of material things.
This voice calls us to worship the wonderful God of love.
This love is the glue that binds us together.
This love will not go away.
Come, let us worship with one heart, one mind, one voice as we give our lives to love.
OPENING HYMN: “Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling” (UMH 348 – 1st verse) played by Marilyn Lee
CALL TO CONFESSION: Pastor Schuyler Rhodes
ASSURANCE OF PARDON: Pastor Schuyler Rhodes
SCRIPTURE: Genesis 12:22-31 (In Fijian) read by Vacatawa Sekuri Yadraca
(In English) read by Sue Sarno
SPECIAL MUSIC: "Rest in Grace" (Schuyler Rhodes) performed by Canaan Roads
Matthew 14:13-21: read by Sue Sarno
SERMON: “Who…or What Are You Wrestling With..?” Pastor Schuyler Rhodes
INVITATION TO COMMUNION: Pastor Schuyler Rhodes
THE PRAYER OF GREAT THANKSGIVING: Pastor Schuyler Rhodes
INVITATION TO OFFERING: Pastor Schuyler Rhodes
OFFERTORY: played by Marilyn Lee
PRAYER OF DEDICATION: Pastor Schuyler Rhodes
CLOSING HYMN: “God Be With You Till We Meet Again”. (UMH 672. 1st Verse) played by Marilyn Lee
BENEDICTION: Pastor Schuyler Rhodes
POSTLUDE: played by Marilyn Lee