Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, LGBTQ Pride Weekend

In the summer, we would normally begin worship at 9:30 am. In anticipation of either live (not recorded) online worship or a return to a modified version of in-person worship, this week the recorded worship video will be available here at 9:30 am.

Click here for an online version of the lectionary.

  • Greeting – Matthew (in video)
  • Kyrie
  • Thanksgiving for Baptism
  • Hymn of Praise – Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness, #843 Evangelical Lutheran Worship (ELW)
  • Prayer of the Day
  • First Reading: Jeremiah 28:5-9 – Ron Rahaman
  • Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18, ELW Tone 4
  • Second Reading:Romans 6:12-23 – Ron Rahaman
  • Gospel Acclamation – Caribbean Alleluia, Verse:You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
  • Gospel: Matthew 10:40-42
  • Sermon
  • Hymn of the Day: That Priceless Grace, #591 ELW
  • Prayers of the People
  • Communion
  • Communion Music – Come to the Table of Mercy, #481 ELW
  • Blessing & Dismissal
  • Postlude: Variation on Nun Freut Euch

Thank you to Ron Rahaman for serving as this week’s lector.

This week’s Prayers of the People is a prayer walk.

Communing at home? Take a picture! We would love to receive pictures of the bread and wine that you’re using at home for your Communion so that we can vary the images we display in our videos. If you feel that you set a nice Communion table, please snap a picture and email it to Carolyn at

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