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What is Blasphemy, Anyway?

Prelude – Water – played by Jean Herrera 
Adam: God be with you. 
All: And also with you. 

Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen
 
Lighting of the Peace Candle - Alison 
Our tradition at CUCC is to light a peace candle at the beginning of each worship service to center ourselves around the Peace of God. And so I invite you to join us in lighting the peace candle… 
All: We pray for peace in our hearts, in our homes, in our communities, in our nations, and in our worlds.
 
Scripture Reading –  Mark 3:20-35 

Call to Worship - Alison 
One: Please join us in the call to worship… 
One: Jesus invites everyone to come to him. 
All: Come, mothers and sons. 
One: Jesus invites everyone to come to him. 
All: Come, fathers and daughters. 
One: Jesus invites everyone to come to him. 
All: Come, those of us with mental illnesses. 
One: Jesus invites everyone to come to him. 
All: Come, those of us who are black, brown, Asian, and white. 
One: Jesus invites everyone to come to him. 
All: Come, those of us who are LGBTQIA. 
One: Jesus invites everyone to come to him. 
All: Come then, just as you are, in all of your glory, to worship. Amen 

Children’s Moment - Adam 

Passing of the Peace  
One: We come to the point in our service where we pass the peace with one another. Beloved of God, may the peace of Christ be with you. 
All: And also with you. 

Song: Here I Am Lord - Choir 

Invitation to the Offering Adam Ericksen 

Prayers of the People – Adam (After each prayer, Adam will say, “God in your love” and you are invited to respond with “hear our prayers.”) 

Community Prayer and Lord’s Prayer - 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 – Blasphemy! 

Communion – Alison and Adam 

Unison Benediction - Alison 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