Invitation to Worship:
Leader: Anyone who chooses to do the will of God
All: will be called a child of God
Leader: Anyone who seeks the glory of God
All: will be saved by the mercy of Jesus Christ
Leader: Anyone accepts the teaching of the Holy One
All: is given the promise of eternal life. Amen.
Opening Prayer: by Katherine Hawker.
Lord, we hear your Holy Word, “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” We come convinced of many things but trusting very few. Holy God of limitless surprises, meet us here in this place as we touch that which we can not see that which we have not dared to hope. We offer our prayer, the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples, “Our Father…”
Scripture: John 7: 1-5, 14-18
Message: Jesus at the Festival