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Digital Worship at Oak Lawn UMC

August 9th, 2020

11:00 AM

Rev. Dr. Chuck Aaron

Make Your Space Holy

For this service you will need:

  • Bible
  • Hymnals (words and music also below)
  • Candles, if you have them!

Welcome

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Passing The Peace

Call To Worship

The Spirit of God gave the universe birth.

The Spirit of God delivered the world.

Our God is the first; our God is the last.

No other god declares the word of creation.

Yet this same God invites us, saying, “Do not be afraid!”

Worship the One who banishes fear, who comforts the trembling and quickens the faint! Worship the One whose creation is renewed and whose creatures are never forsaken!

Sing With Us

UMH 592 – “When The Church”
Words: Fred Pratt Green 1968
Music: Ralph Vaughn Williams
© 1969 Hope Publishing Co.; provided by permission of Oxford University Press
All rights reserved. CCLI License#: 11477401. One License#: A-728430

Scripture

Matthew 14:22-33

Jesus Walks on the Water

22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 24 but by this time the boat, battered by the waves, was far from the land,[a] for the wind was against them. 25 And early in the morning he came walking toward them on the sea. 26 But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, saying, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear. 27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.”

28 Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” 29 He said, “Come.” So Peter got out of the boat, started walking on the water, and came toward Jesus. 30 But when he noticed the strong wind,[b] he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!” 31 Jesus immediately reached out his hand and caught him, saying to him, “You of little faith, why did you doubt?” 32 When they got into the boat, the wind ceased. 33 And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”

Sermon

Rev. Dr. Chuck Aaron

Pray With Us

Rev. Rachel Baughman

Offering Invitation

Rev. Gregg Alan Smith

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Offertory

I Need Thee Every Hour performed by The Misfit Whatevers

UMH 332 – “I Need Thee Every Hour”
Words: Annie S. Hawks (1872)
Music: Robert Lowry (1872)
© Public Domain
All rights reserved. CCLI License#: 11477401. One License#: A-728430

Benediction

Rev. Dr. Chuck Aaron