The Worship of God | Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost


Meditations, Benjamin Smith 

Chiming of the Hour

Setting the Table

Welcome Home

Rev. Brent Bowden

Call To Worship

One: In the beginning,
before time, before people,
before the world began,

Many: God was.

One: Here and now,
among us, beside us,
Clearer than air, closer than breathing,

Many: God is.

One: In all that is to come,
when we have turned to dust
and human knowledge has been completed,

Many: God will be.

One: Not despairing of the earth, but delighting in it,
not condemning the world, but redeeming it through Jesus
Christ, by the power of the Holy Spirit,

Many: God was, God is, God will be.

*Children’s Time

Benjamin Smith

Music for Reflection

Our Father in Heaven, J. S. Bach

*Morning Prayer

Benjamin Smith

*Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.

Hebrew Scriptures

 1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14

Prayer of Illumination


Rev. Brent Bowden

Giving our Gifts to God

Music for Response

My Prayer is to Thee, D. Eliot

Prayer of Dedication

Life of the Church

Benjamin Smith

Worshipers with information on the life of the church are invited to offer announcements here.
From Zoom simply unmute and speak up. From campus, come to one of the congregation microphones.


Rev. Brent Bowden


Processional in E flat Major, D. N. Johnson

Thank you to today’s Worship participants: Robert Kerner, guest organist; Rev. Brent Bowden, preaching; Benjamin Smith, piano, children’s time, prayers, and life of the church ; Chelsea and George Haefele, readers; Betsy Vipperman, greeter.