Transfiguration Sunday (and Valentine’s Day!) (Printable PDF)
February 14, 2021, 11:00 am
(Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am. Livestream will be cross-posted here ASAP once the livestream starts)
PRELUDE: Singing in the Mountain—Chen Yi
CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS
Pastor: Let’s go up the mountain.
People: Let’s go up to the place where the land meets the sky,
Pastor: Where the earth touches the heavens!
People: To the place of meeting!
Pastor: To the place of mists!
People: To the place of voices,
Pastor: That speak from deeply within,
People: And from far beyond!
Pastor: Let’s go up the mountain!
People: Let’s go up to the place of vision,
Pastor: Where we can really see
People: The glory of Jesus Christ!
HYMN: The Lone, Wild Bird (#2052 Sing the Faith)
CALL TO CONFESSION AND COMMITMENT
Pastor: O God, You are holy, and deep within ourselves
ALL: Where our souls touch the ground,
Pastor: Where our being meets Your being,
ALL: We are on holy ground.
Pastor: And Your holiness surrounds us and calls our name.
ALL: Call our names, O God!
Pastor: Call us out of apathy.
ALL: Call us into curiosity.
Pastor: Call us out of violence and war!
ALL: Call us into community
Pastor: Call us out of places where we get lost, scattered and shattered.
ALL: Call us into healing and wholeness, God.
Pastor: Call us into holy life lived with You.
HYMN: Holy, Holy, Holy (#595 both stanzas)
SCRIPTURE: 2 Kings 2:1-14 Mark 9:2-9
SUNG RESPONSE TO SCRIPTURE: Transform Us (#2153 Sing the Faith)
SERMON: Someone Has Come This Way
HYMN: Swiftly Pass the Clouds of Glory #190
CHORAL ANTHEM: Show Us How to Love-text, Mindy Thompson; music, Mark A. Miller
INTERCESSORY PRAYER:— with comments by people on FB (You can also email prayer requests to firstname.lastname@example.org during office hours)
the Lord’s Prayer
SUNG RESPONSE: Kum ba Yah (stanzas 1&4 #472)
OFFERTORY SOLO: I Am His, and He Is Mine—James Mountain, Jennifer Weiman, mezzo soprano
PRAYER OF DEDICATION
May our offerings change us. May our offerings change our church. May our offerings change the path of just one person. May our offerings travel a long ways beyond us and make Your Realm of Love larger. And may our offerings travel a long ways inside of us and make us more humble. Amen.
HYMN: Over My Head (#2148 Sing the Faith)
SUNG BENEDICTION RESPONSE: Lead Me, Guide Me (#740 Sing Twice)
POSTLUDE: *Changed to Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee
Pastor- Scott Myers
Piano- Neil Long
Choir- Josh Stark, Jennifer Weiman, Em WitbolsFeugen
Camera/Facebook/Prayer requests: Deanna Capps
Webpage- Martine Roesel