Anna's Hosannas!
Free Worship Resources for Use with the Lectionary
 

Theme Song for August: "Be the Change"

Call to Worship (adapted from Psalm 124):
L: We now declare our faith:
P: If God had not been on our side, we would surely have perished.
L: When we went through times of trials,
P:  When we saw our enemies attacking,
L: When the flood swept over us,
P: And the fire came near us,
L: We would have perished, if not for our God.
ALL: Praise be to our God, who saves!

Alternate Sung Call to Worship: "Without God On Our Side"
 
Children's Lesson: "Upon this Rock"

Communion/Stewardship Meditation: We come to God in times of our own distress, seeking salvation and relief.  And when we ourselves are experiencing peace and prosperity, we come on behalf of our brothers and sisters in our community, in our nation, and around our world who, at this moment, are facing the sword of conflict, the devastation of natural disasters, the wound of heartbreak.  This is a table of healing, of reconciliation and new possibilities.  We bring our gifts to this table, then, in the faith that our tithe will help create space for more mercy, more healing, and more justice in our world.