Weekly Newsletter

A Note From Pastor Robyne

Hello Friends,

Wow, what an amazing week.  Each day at Monumental VBS, kids trekked  through rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse the kids in new adventures.  One of the best parts about Monumental VBS was the praiseworthy music! "Awesome God is still swilling  around in my head, "  how about yours?  I want to thank everyone who participated, to ensure each child  had a great time.   Your  commitment to Orchard's VBS program    is  amazing, and I thank God for each one of you!  To all the parents/grandparents and caretakers who persevered through the heat  to get your child to  VBS thank you!  We hope your children had fun and learned that God loves them just as they are.

On Wednesday  August 17th at 10am,  The  Bible study group will explore the Book of Acts. Everyone is welcome to join us. All you need  to bring is your favorite  study Bible. 

Saturday August 6 is our food distribution.

This Sunday is Communion Sunday, so if you are watching from home, please have juice and bread available so you can participate in Holy Communion. 

We continue our sermon series, "Just Breathe" and Sunday's message is " Just Breathe in Times of Doubt." the scripture will be John 10:22-30. 
Life after death? Touching the wounds of a risen man? Miracles at the sea? If it is hard to believe, you are not alone. Many of us wrestle with our doubts and question our faith and even God. Even the angriest doubters are invited to come to Jesus and bring their questions to him. Even during our doubts, Christ calls us into relationship and invites us to believe!

See you Sunday at 10am.
Pastor Robyne 

Order of Worship

- Gathering -

- Congregational Songs -
My Lighthouse | We Believe

- Welcome & Announcements -

- Call To Worship -
Leader: Jesus loves me this I know.
People: Wait. Do I KNOW that?  I have questions and I have doubts.
Leader: For the Bible tells me so.
People: Wait. Do I believe in what this ancient book has to say? I have so many questions and so many doubts.
Leader: God invites you to bring your deepest questions and doubts.  
People: But if you see God working in the world, then you are challenged to believe.
Leader: God invites you to bring your deepest questions and doubts.
People: But know that the flowers fade and the grass withers but the Word of God will stand forever.

- Opening Prayer -
Almighty God, it is a confusing time and a confusing world. We wonder where science and faith meet. We question authority and like to pick and choose what we believe according to what best fits us. We pray that in the moments when we are overwhelmed with doubts and questions that you will help us catch our breath. Help us catch our breath and find our faith. Help us so to believe even where we have not yet seen. We pray this in the all-powerful name of Jesus. Amen.

- Children's Message -

- Congregational Song -
Amazing Grace

- Message -
"Catch Your Breath In Times of Doubt" 
John 10:22-30

- Congregational Song-
The Solid Rock

- Holy Communion-

- Offering & Prayer -
Bless the giver, bless the gift, bless our questions, and bless our faith. We ask for and receive your blessings this day, use us that we may bless others. Use our time, talents and tokens to be blessings for others. Use our questions, doubts and fears, to be blessings for others. Use our faith, belief and trust to be blessings for others. This we pray in the name of the one who is big enough to let us ask our deepest questions. Amen.

- Doxology-
Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
Amen.

- Closing Song -
I Walk By Faith

- Sending -

Announcements

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