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You Only Need One Banana: Fruits of the Spirit

  Service of Worship Eastern Parkway United Methodist Church October 17, 2021 Rev. Natalie Bowerman, Pastor   Prelude   Greeting and Announcements   Mission Statement: We are a faith community striving to be, to nurture, and to send forth disciples of Jesus Christ.   Call to Worship God created the heavens and the earth. And gave them to us to use and enjoy. And God breathed life into each of us, and set us on the earth. And God sent Jesus Christ to save us from the pull of death. Everything that fills our souls with gladness and light is a gift from the loving Creator. We have been entrusted with unfathomable riches. For all this our God is to be praised. Let us worship God together!   Hymn 147: All Things Bright and Beautiful   Refrain: All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful: The Lord God made them all. Each little flow’r that opens, Each little

Let's Make Everyone Really Uncomfortable: The Song of Solomon

  Service of Worship Eastern Parkway United Methodist Church October 10, 2021 Rev. Natalie Bowerman, Pastor   Prelude   Greeting and Announcements   Mission Statement: We are a faith community striving to be, to nurture, and to send forth disciples of Jesus Christ.   Call to Worship Listen, for God’s voice is not obtrusive We come to worship the God who became one of us, Who calls us by name, Who is Love Incarnate, Who is! Let us gather together in joy and hope – Let us worship the God of Love!   Hymn 400: Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing   1 Come, thou Fount of every blessing, tune my heart to sing thy grace; streams of mercy, never ceasing, call for songs of loudest praise. Teach me some melodious sonnet, sung by flaming tongues above. Praise the mount I'm fixed upon it mount of God's redeeming love. 2 Here I find my greatest treasure; hither by thy help I've come; and I hope, by thy good pleasure, safely to arrive