Sixth Sunday After Pentecost 2017

Here are the readings and songs for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost – July 16, 2017

Act of Praise:    Psalm 25   –   UMH #756
First Scripture:    Romans 8:1-11   –   Page 1756

Prayer of Confession

O God of our salvation, your Word brings joy to our hearts. We find contentment in your presence as we pray and worship you. Forgive us for the times that we do not seek that sacred presence with you. Enable us to focus on your Holy Spirit who brings life and peace. Inspire our congregation to reach out in creative ways to draw our neighbors into a closer relationship with you. Receive our worship today and continue to bless whatever we can bring to you for the sake of Christ our Savior. Amen.

Song of Praise:     Spirit of God   –   TFWS #2117
Second Scripture Lesson:     Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23   –   Page 1516
Sermon Title:     “The Apostle’s Tale: Freedom”
Closing Song:     Lord I Lift Your Name on High   –   UMH #2088

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