Worship service – June 12, 2022 – “Ordinary People in God’s Extraordinary World”

How can we as ordinary people describe our Creator God? Traditionally we use the term “trinity,” as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, but these terms may still be limiting. Beyond those words, if we use music, images, and the emotions from stories, we can enhance our understanding of God, as much as any human community can comprehend the totality of God.

Our services are being held with in-person attendance at 10 a.m. Sunday morning.  Today’s service is provided below in its entirety in video format.

Our Psalm is Psalm 8.  This is a Psalm of David, praising the majesty of God and the amazing blessings God has given humans.

Our Scripture Reading is Romans 5:1-15.  Paul is speaking to the early church in Rome, reminding them they have been filled with God’s love through the Holy  Spirit.

Where the Spirit of the Lord is there is the one true Church whose faith we support with our prayers, our presence, our giving, our witness and our service.
Our offering is given to the mission and ministry of MHUMC.  Remember our gifts come from us, as the people of God, for the work of God, to the Glory of God in the world.

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The message today is a telling of the story of Max Lucado’s “Hermie: A Common Caterpillar.”  Hermie (and his best friend, Wormie) wonder why God-their close friend and Creator-chose to make them so common. With an amazing transformation, they both learn the truth behind God’s impeccable timing. (Description from the book summary from GoodReads.com.)

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Credits and copyrights

  • “How Majestic Is Your Name” words and music by Michael W. Smith. © 1981 Meadowgreen Music Company (admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing). CLI song #26007, CCLI License #2718708.
  • “For The Beauty Of The Earth” words by Folliot S. Pierpoint; music by Conrad Kocher, arr. by H. Monk.  Public domain.  CCLI song #43200, CCLI License #2718708.
  • “Seek Ye First” words and music by Karen Lafferty.  ©1972 CCCM Music (Admin. by Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc.); Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publishing (Admin. by Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc.).   CCLI song #1352, CCLI License #2718708.
  • “How Great Thou Art” words and music by Stuart K. Hine.  © Copyright 1949 and 1953 Stuart Hine Trust CIO Stuart K. Hine Trust (Administration: USA All rights by Capitol CMG Publishing, except print rights for USA, North, Central and South America administered by Hope Publishing. All other non USA Americas rights by the Stuart Hine Trust. Rest of World – Integritymusic.com.). CCLI song #14181, CCLI License #2718708.
  • “O Lord, You’re Beautiful” words and music by Keith Green. © 1980 Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publishing (Admin. by Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc.), Birdwing Music (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing). CCLI song #14514, CCLI License #2718708.
  • “Sanctuary” words and music by John  Thompson and Randy Scruggs.  © 1982 Full Armor Publishing Company (Admin. by Peermusic III, Ltd.), Whole Armor Publishing Company (Admin. by Peermusic III, Ltd.). CCLI song #24140, CCLI License #2718708.
  • I Sing Praises to Your Name” words and music by Terry MacAlmons.  © 1989 Integrity’s Hosanna! Music (Admin. by Integrity Music). CCLI song #17061, CCLI License #2718708.
  • “Let Us Now Depart In Thy Peace” words and music New Mexican folk song, adapt. by Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. . Adapt. © 1961 Concordia Publishing House.
  • All other text on this page © The United Methodist Church of Morgan Hill.

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