AN ACTIVE WAIT
November 8. 2020
L A T E S T I N F O R M A T I O N
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Church Office: (630) 830-3003 / Pastor Cell: (312) 715-8752
Bring a candle in your worship space to symbolize the light of Christ. Click on the links below to access the content for your worship-in-place experience. If you have difficulty accessing any of the content, please let Pastor Megan know.
T H E P E A C E O F C H R I S T B E W I T H Y O U.
(Video with Captions)….……………….….…..Come, Christians, Join to Sing….UMH #158
(Video with Lyrics)………..I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord….UMH #540
*Welcoming the Light of Christ
Light your candle to symbolize the light of Christ in the world, in your life, and in your space.
(Video)………………..……………..……I Want to Be Ready….UMH #722
Prayer of Confession
God of Mystery, we want to stay awake and be ready for your surprises, but we are tired and overcome with the usual routine. We want to wait patiently for the fulfillment of your kingdom, but we are frustrated by our need for immediate gratification. We want to believe your promises from ancient days, but we are overwhelmed with postmodern doubts. Come to us again, O God. Awaken us with your unexpected grace. Shock us with your daring mercy. Lift us up from lethargy and set our feet on your path once more. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.
This is the Word of God for the people of God. Thanks be to God.
Song of Preparation (Video)…………………Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning
Offertory (Video)…Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by the Pentatonix
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Prayers of the People—10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. A time of prayer and singing.
- · Landline: Dial (312) 626-6799 and wait for the prompt that asks for the Meeting ID which is 924 624 201. Enter the passcode when prompted. See information about the passcode below.
- · Cellphone 1-touch/tap dialing: +13126266799,,924624201#. Enter the passcode when prompted. See details below.
- · Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/924624201.
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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 trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
*Following the Light of Christ
You can choose to either keep your candle burning throughout the day, or extinguish it as you sing/listen.
Benediction Sacred, important, transformational, Christ-called work. That is our task of active waiting. May the Lord empower you to
actively wait. Amen.
Sending Song (Video with Lyrics) …….My Life is in You, Lord….FWS#2032
Worship Resources Used: Ministry Matters, United Methodist Hymnal, United Methodist Book of Worship, Worship & Song. Image: Pexels.
Online Worship available by 8:00 a.m. at http://www.gsbartlett.com| Prayers of the People via Zoom every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
NOVEMBER 1, 8, 15, and 22
Worship in the Sanctuary with FM Transmission in the Parking Lot at 10:30 a.m. ~ Reserve your slot by calling the church office or visiting http://www.gsbarlett.com
**Due to the reality and challenges of COVID19, our ability gather for worship in-person with physical/social distance is subject to change.**