Tenth Sunday after Pentecost – August 14, 2022

We gather in person / livestream / recording this 10th Sunday in Pentecost, August 14th at 10:00 am.

This Sunday God’s Word takes on the harsh reality that there can be dire consequences for deceiving ourselves and others, especially when God’s ways and hopes for humanity and all creation are abandoned. Sometimes we need to spend time facing the hard truths and harsh realities that we find ourselves in, and remember that God’s nearness is not always warm and comfortable. We are left, perhaps with more questions than answers in these readings, but we are reminded that is part of the walk of faith. We are not afraid of the deeper, more challenging questions about ourselves, or our life together on this planet because they reveal the truth that God wants us to live.

The bulletin and Celebrate scripture readings and prayers are linked, so that you can participate in worship using the livestream. Holy Communion will be celebrated, so please have some bread and fruit of the vine ready if you are at home.

Let’s continue to be gracious and merciful with one another as we continue to struggle with a lingering pandemic:

  1. Masks are still highly encouraged due to our singing in church.
  2. Physical distancing is still highly encouraged.
  3. Holy Communion will be offered from Pastor Jim at the front of the church. You can still choose to receive it from the pre-sealed elements.
  4. Children’s Church will resume.
  5. Coffee Fellowship will resume.
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