we’re glad you can join us for worship!

We would love for you to let us know you’re here. This worship guide is meant to be a companion to our Livestream service. You can join us live at 11am on Sunday morning, or watch the recorded service later, following along with the words to hymns, etc. in a separate window or on your phone, or print this guide out if you like!

CALL TO WORSHIP: “God in Christ” (Susan Palo Cherwien)

God in Christ.
God in flesh.
God in human form.
The impact of the Christ story should startle and delight us;
    it should form our lives and our desire,
    it should turn our heads.
For God entered creation in a new way;
  God sat at table and shared bread
  God laughed and God wept,
  God savored sunsets and felt damp sand on the
 soles of feet,
  God suffered
  God risked,
  God danced, 
  And thus God blessed human life.
  There should be no more doubt.
  Life is blessed.
  Life is holy.


Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed by 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, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.


I/We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen. I/We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, true God from true God, begotten, not made. For us and for our salvation He came down from Heaven: by the power of the Holy Spirit he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary, and was made man. For our sake He was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered, died, and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.


Following the Worship Service, we encourage you to continue visiting with friends in the Livestream Chat, or join a Talk-Back moderated by Sandi Lowery and Beth McMahon. Share your laughter and tears, along with your prayer needs, as we discuss the sermon of the week.

This summer, we will actively covenant together in multiple ways, particularly in our physical gatherings in one one another’s homes. You can find more details related to expectations, hopes, and practices here.

Whether you’ve been coming to Tabernacle for years, or just recently started worshiping with us online, we are glad you’re here! We invite you to participate in other opportunities for fellowship and discipleship as well. A new series is starting up soon, in which Art Wright will lead a discussion about Revelation, and how apocalypses, in addition to anticipating the end of the world, reveal things about our current realities. Listen to the first podcast episode now!

Our Community Ministry is actively serving neighbors on a weekly basis. We have consistently seen about 50 families each week, and sometimes up to 100! If you would like to support this key ministry to our neighbors, our current needs include:

  • Volunteers who love chatting on the phone
  • Paper grocery bags with handles
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Canned green beans or mixed vegetables
  • Canned mixed fruit
  • Instant oatmeal packets – any flavor

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