Worship resources for school for Leadership Training 2013

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Hymnal key is below.

Prelude
Gathering

HWB 1 What is this place
Invocation “To Hear, To Hold, To Hope” (2 readers)
STJ 4 You’ve got a place
HWB 17 We gather together

Hearing the Stories

STS 1 Praise the One who breaks the darkness
Romans 8:18-23
“We are people in your community”

Responding

Special music: HWB 233 Joyful is the dark
STJ 104 God moves in a mysterious way
“We Come”- (all rights reserved) Music Jim Croegaert / Lyric by Jim Croegaert and David Adam © 1997 Rough Stones Music

Welcome and Introductions

Loren Swartzendruber and Lonnie Yoder

Plenary Session 1: An Invitation To Hear, To Hold, To Hope

Michael A. King
Ijeoma Achara and Joan K. King

Closing

Song of Response
Ephesians 3:20-21

Prelude
Gathering

STJ 2 Come, walk with us
HWB 26 Holy Spirit, come with power
Invocation “To Hear, To Hold, To Hope” (4 readers)

Hearing the Stories

“What it’s like to love someone with a mental illness”
STJ 101 Our darkness
Romans 8:24-27

*Responding *

STS 82 How long, O Lord
Intercessory prayer
STJ 105 Don’t be afraid

Sending

Invitation for further response
Ephesians 3:20-21

Prelude
Gathering

Opening Song
Invocation “To Hear, To Hold, To Hope”
Activity of Disorientation

Hearing the Stories

Songs that tell the story
Romans 8:28-34

Responding

Invitation to Remember
Songs of Response

Sending

Ephesians 3:20-21

Prelude
Gathering

Invocation “To Hear, To Hold, To Hope”
STS 1 Praise the One who breaks the darkness
STJ 28 We worship God the Rock

Hearing the Stories

Romans 8:35-39
STJ 44 The love of God
“Either we have hope within us or we don’t” – Valclav Havel

Responding

Sharing our hopes
Communion

Sending

STS 16 Peace before us
HWB 6 Here in this place
Ephesians 3:20-21

HWB=Hymnal:A Worship Book, STJ=Sing The Journey, STS=Sing the Story