Worship resources for School for Leadership Training 2014

(Links below go to downloadable worship resources. These resources may be copied and used in your congregation. If you would like editable word documents please email )
Hymnal key is below.

Monday, January 20, 2014, 7:00 pm Lehman Auditorium

Prelude
Welcome
Gathering

HWB 6 Here in this place
Call to worship
STJ 27 God of the Bible
HWB 303 Come, gracious Spirit

Listening

Danced readings from 1 John 4, Mark 12, 1 Corinthians 13, and Philippians 1
HWB 362 Help us to help each other, Lord

Introduction of the speaker
Opening Keynote Address – Discerning God’s Will Together
Ervin Stutzman, Executive Director, Mennonite Church – USA

Responding

STS 31 Jesus, be the Center
Response to Keynote Address – Michael King, Seminary Dean

Sending

STS 16 Peace before us
Benediction

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 8:15 am, Martin Chapel

Prelude
Gathering

Call to Worship
STJ 3 Jesus calls us here to meet him
HWB 366 God of grace and God of Glory

Listening

I Corinthians 13 and Matthew 5 in dialogue
Song/Dance- Beautiful Things

Responding

STJ 54 Longing for Light
Litany of Confession
HWB 363 Renew your church
A Blessing for the Day

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 8:15 am Martin Chapel

Prelude

Gathering

Call to Worship
HWB 298 Veni Sancte Spiritus
HWB 347 Through our fragmentary prayers

Listening

1 Corinthians 13, Acts 6, and Philippians 1 in dialogue

Responding

Song Beautiful Things
Testimony in word and song
STJ 52 Jesus help us live in peace
A Blessing for the Day

Wednesday morning, 11:00 am, Martin Chapel

For ideas regarding the guided imagery and words download this document

Crossing the Threshold

Words of Welcome

Encounter with Self

Guided imagery (An invitation to imagine yourself alone with God)
STS 49 I will come to you in the silence
Psalm 42
Prayer (to be followed by STJ 105 Don’t be afraid)
Reflection/Action (An invitation to write down hopes and fears)
HWB 562 “Nada te turbe” (Let nothing trouble you)

Encounter with Other

Guided imagery (An invitation to imagine yourself sitting with another who differs, and God)
HWB 307 Will you let me be your servant
Psalm 46
Prayer (followed by STJ 105 Don’t be afraid)
Reflection/Action(An invitation to write down hopes and fears)
HWB 562 “Nada te turbe” (Let nothing trouble you)

Encounter with God

Guided imagery (An invitation to imagine God inviting all of us to meet God at the cross)
STS 50 Come, bring your burdens to God
Psalm 23
Prayer followed by STJ 105 Don’t be afraid)
Reflection/Action (An invitation to bring our hopes and fears to the foot of the cross)

Conclusion

Prayer
STS 40 Som’landela (We will follow Jesus)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 3:45 pm, Martin Chapel

Prelude

Gathering

HWB 6 Here in this place
Call to Worship
STS 34 You are holy, you are whole
STS 117 How can I say?
STJ 72 One is the Body
STJ 87 Put peace into each other’s hands

Listening

Luke 22:1-27

Responding

Song The Lord’s Prayer
Communion
HWB 472 I am the Bread of Life

A Blessing for the Journey

STS 72 We’ll understand it better, by and by

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