July 26, 2020 – Time After Pentecost

Welcome to Trinity’s online worship service!  The youtube playlist contains most of the service.  We ask that you do not skip any portions of the service just as you would not at in-person worship.  We are so glad you chose to join us for virtual worship.

If you are able please consider an offering for God’s work in the world: Tithely
Prelude: Neither Death Nor Life by M. Haugen/arr. N. Carroll
Gathering Hymn: Awake, My Soul, and with the Sun (ELW #557)
Invocation/Confession and Forgiveness
Hymn of Praise: Glory to God from This Far By Faith 
Prayer of the Day
First Lesson: 1 Kings 3:5-12 (Because Solomon did not ask for long life, riches or the defeat of his enemies, God gave him what he asked for: wisdom to govern the people well).
Psalm 119:129-136 (When your word is opened, it gives light and understanding.)
Second Lesson: Romans 8:26-39 (These words celebrate the depth of God’s actions for us. Through Christ’s death for us and the activity of the Spirit praying for us, we are fused to God’s love poured out in Jesus Christ.  Nothing, not even death itself, is able to separate us from such incredible divine love).
Children’s Sermon
Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia from This Far By Faith
Gospel and Sermon: Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 (Throughout Matthew’s gospel, Jesus and his disciples proclaim the good news that “the kingdom of heaven is near!” Here, Jesus offers several brief parables that explore the implications of this announcement for people’s lives).
Hymn of the Day: God, When Human Bonds Are Broken (ELW #603)
Nicene Creed
Prayers of Intercession and Lord’s Prayer
Offering Music: Vamos Todos al Banquete(Let Us Go Now to the Banquet) G. Cuellar
Sanctus: Holy, Holy, Holy from This Far By Faith
Lamb of God: From This Far By Faith
Sending Hymn: We’ve Come This Far by Faith (ELW #633)
Blessing and Dismissal

Postlude: Suite for Harpsichord I by G. Pergolesi

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