*CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: God calls us to a feast!
People: The table is set, and we will come from east and
from north and south to sit at Christ’s table.
Leader: Compassion, love, and grace are poured out like fine
People: We come to share our stories and Your story,
to share our hope and our pain, to share our wisdom and our
Leader: The table is set, so come let us worship God
*Opening Prayer: by Safiyah Fosua
A Prayer for World Communion Sunday
Leader: Jesus prayed that we might be one.
People: One in spirit
Leader: One in mission
People: In union and communion with each other and with
Leader: Today, God, we confess fumblings and failures in
accomplishing unity, as we set aside yet another day to
remind ourselves of the task.
People: On this World Communion Sunday, give us eyes to
recognize your reflection in the eyes of Christians
Leader: Give us a mind to accept and celebrate our
People: Give us a heart big enough to love your children
Leader: We thank you for setting a table with space enough
for us all!
“In Christ There Is No East or West” #548
*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH
The World Methodist Social Affirmation
* HYMN OF RESPONSE
WE TALK TO GOD THROUGH PRAYER
Praises, Joys and
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth,
as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
CELEBRATING OUR GIFTS
offering of tithes and gifts to the lord
and Prayer of Thanksgiving
CELEBRATING THE WORD
* GOSPEL LESSON
Mark 14: 22-25
Leader: The word of God for the people of God.
People: Thanks be to God.
READING A Meal by Any Other
Name by David McIntyre
HYMN OF RESPONSE
"Take Our Bread"
Matthew 13: 33
by Mike Hodge
HYMN OF RESPONSE
"One Bread, One Body" #620
1 Corinthians 10: 14 - 17
by Sandy Bryan
HYMN OF RESPONSE "Let Us Break Bread
INTRODUCTION TO WORLD COMMUNION
PRESENTING THE BREAD AND CUP
THE GREAT THANKSGIVING
"Blest Be the Tie That Binds #557
*BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH