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What’s In a Name? – The Difference Between Being For and Being Against

Prelude 

Adam: God be with you. 
All: And also with you. 

Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen 

Lighting of the Peace Candle – Jessica and Matthew 
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. 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 Readings Mark 6:14-29 

Call to Worship - Jessica 
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 we are all welcome here. 
One: If you are young, 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 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or straight, you are welcome here. 
One: If you are happy or sad, healthy or ailing, you are welcome here. 
All: If you are rich or poor, strong or weak, you are welcome.  
One: If you believe in God some of the time, all of the time, or none of the time, you are welcome here. 
All: No matter who you are or how you identify, you are welcome here. Amen. 

Children’s Moment - Adam 

Passing of the Peace 
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: Over My Head 

Invitation to the Offering - Adam 

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 - Jessica 
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 Psychology of Holding a Grudge 

Unison Benediction  
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