Jesus reveals that the day of the Lord’s coming is not one of vengeance, but love and transformation.
Adam: God be with you. All: And also with you. Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen Prelude – My Shepherd Will Supply My Every Need - Jean Herrera Lighting of the Peace Candle – Micheal Garcia All: We pray for peace in our hearts, in our homes, in our communities, in our nations, and in our worlds. Scripture Readings – Luke 4:21-30 Call to Worship – David and Ellery Palanuk One: Please join us in the call to worship… One: We come from many different places to gather today… All: For wide is God’s welcome, and you are welcome here. One: If you are young or old or in the middle, you are welcome here. All: No matter the shade of your skin, you are welcome here. One: If you are married, never married, widowed, or divorced, you are welcome here. All: If you are gay or straight, you are welcome here. One: If you are happy or sad, healthy or ailing, you are welcome here. All: If you are poor or rich, strong or weak, you are welcome here. One: If you need accomodations to participate in worship, you are welcome here. All: If you are transgender or cisgender, you are welcome here. One: If you believe in God some of the time, all of the time, or none of the time, you are welcome here. All: So come, let us worship our welcoming God. Children’s Moment - Passing of the Peace – Jean Herrera One: Friends, we come to the moment where we pass the peace. I invite you to open your palms up as we pass the peace to one another. One: Beloved of God, may the peace of Christ be with you. All: And also with you. Song: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling – Rhonda and Dave Frick-Wright, Debbie Meyer, and Jeff Pratt Invitation to the Offering Community Prayer and Lord’s Prayer - Emily Benfit and Raleen Hungate Our God, 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 and ever. Amen. Sermon – The Day of NonVengeance of Our God Unison Benediction - Judy Boncaro May God bless you and keep you. May God’s face shine upon you and be gracious unto you. May God look upon you with kindness and bring you peace. This day and forever more. Amen -Numbers 6:24-26