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Pastor: Rev. Kendra Balliet 
Organist: Jim Ross 

Prelude "Invocation"-Lani Smith


*Call to Worship
Leader:  The voice of God calls to us! Are you listening?
 People:  Speak, Lord, your servants are listening.
Leader:  The hands of God beckon us! Are you paying attention?
People:  Show us, Lord, your servants are paying attention.
Leader:  The love of God asks us—are you ready to follow?
People:  Guide us, Lord, and we, your servants, will follow.
Leader:  Come, let us worship the God whose tenacious love never stops calling and beckoning and asking us to follow.
People:  Thanks be to God! Amen.
*Opening Hymn "Here I Am, Lord" #593
*Unison Prayer
Loving God, you call us by name to be your people in the world, pouring your love into us in such abundance that it overflows into the world around us. Guide us, form us, and send us as your people to live out your good news wherever we go. Call us, Lord, your servants will follow. Amen.
Profession of Faith - Apostles’ Creed #881 & Gloria Patri
Children's Chat

 Music Ministry and Offertory - Meditation on Penitentia- Alice Jordan 
Doxology and Prayer of Gratitude
 Scripture John 1:43-51
Sermon: “Calling”


Hymn "Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore" #344

Pastoral Prayer/Lord's Prayer
Closing Hymn “The Summons” #2130
Action Steps & Benediction
Postlude - "Classic Recessional in G"- Roger C. Wilson

The flowers on the altar today are given to the glory of God in appreciation for the beauty of God's creation for all to enjoy by Sue DeArment.
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