Welcoming and Belonging Three

Worship Leader – Brad Lepp
Speaker – Alison Li
Song Leader – Sandra Horst
Pianist: Mark Andrews
Tech Team – Cedric Martin; Lewis Stubbs
Ushers: Kathryn Gray and Lara Munro

Scripture Reading: Acts 11:1-18 ; Revelation 21:1-6

Gathering music

VT 809 – Sing a New World into Being
VT 390 – In Christ there is No East or West

Call to Worship
VT 853 –
Leader: If you are delighted to be here,
And if you are tired or troubled,
People: You are welcome
Leader: If your faith is strong,
And if your faith is battered or frail,
People: You are welcome
Leader: If you are eager to praise God,
And if you need to be quiet,
People: you are welcome
All: God welcomes us all to worship today
And promises to meet us here

HYMN: VT 68 – Akekho ofana/There’s No One in This World [Hymn of the month]

Giving with Gratitude & Land Acknowledgement

Congregational Prayer

Scripture Reading: Acts 11:1-18

Children’s Time

Hymn: VT 377 – New Earth, Heavens New

Scripture Reading: Revelation 21:1-6

Sermon – “Where do you really come from? Reflections on belonging” by Alison Li

Hymn: VT 459 – Let the Hungry Come to Me


Closing Hymn: VT 669 – Soon and Very Soon

Lobby Time

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