Happiness requires more than the senses, more than pleasure. It requires that, though loving these things, we transcend them to become bigger than ourselves for the sake of the rest of the world. ~ Joan Chittister, OSB
Welcoming Guests and Announcements – Pastor Ross
Hymn Sing – Congregational Hymn Pick
Prayer Concerns – Pastor Ross
Pastoral Prayer – Silent Prayer, Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer
Scripture Reading – Hebrews 10: 19-25 – Ernie Gutierrez
Message – The Search for Meaningful Connection – Pastor Dave
Communion – Pastors Linda, Ross & Dave
Hebrews 10:19-25 – New Revised Standard Version
19 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus,
20 by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain (that is, through his flesh),
21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God,
22 let us approach with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.
23 Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who has promised is faithful.
24 And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds,
25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
We’re made for community; Loneliness painful, dangerous, pervasive. Our relationships most help us to feel known, understood, valued. Relationships are a reliable part of our happiness. We find joy thru meaningful connection.
Let us know what you would like to sing in Worship this summer!