July 2, 2017
Matthew 10:40-42
Romans 6:12-23
Genesis 22:1-14
Psalm 13

The Lamb of God and the Calling of Several Disciples

Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2

from the book
Lectionary Worship Workbook
Series II, Cycle A Gospel Texts

Wayne H. Keller

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Adoration And Praise

Invitation to the Celebration

(In advance, ask five or six people if you can use their names in the call to worship.) Remember the tobacco radio ad, "Call for Phillip Morris!"? Piggyback on this idea from the balcony, rear of the sanctuary, or on a megaphone. "Call for (name each person)." After finishing, offer one minute of silence, after asking, "How many of you received God's call as obviously as that?" (Show of hands.) Now, silently, consider how you did receive God's call. Was it somewhere between the call of Peter and Paul?
P: Lord, we know that you call us to be your persons in many ways.

M: Thanks for not expecting us to hear and to respond in the same way.

P: In this worship, give us your spirit to review and to renew our call.

M: We're waiting, with anticipation, to hear from you. Indeed we are! So, open our ears, and then, our voices, for the sake of the...

This Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 worship resource, The Lamb of God and the Calling of Several Disciples, is based on John 1:29-42 and relates to Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 of Cycle A of the lectionary. This worship resource is excerpted from the book Lectionary Worship Workbook. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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