• Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost to honor God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. On this day we reflect upon the Triune Creator’s salvation brought to Creation through the Love of the Father, the Grace of the Son, the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit.
  • Watch this video about understanding God as Three Persons, One Being
  • Create a sacred space for worship
    ~ Light a candle, the Light of the World is with you.
    ~ Have a cross in the room since we’ll be sending our problems to the Cross of Christ.
    ~ Put out a piece of cloth that is white to commemorate Trinity Sunday.
    ~ If you’re alone, call someone and ask if you can worship Jesus together. Take turns reading each section of the service.
    ~ Have fun! Let children participate and be sensible with attention spans.

PREPARING FOR WORSHIP
Nothing you’ve done nor anything that’s been done to you this week – even if it’s criminal – can separate you from the love of the Creator in Christ Jesus. There may be consequences and sufferings to carry, but there is no condemnation in Christ!

CALL TO WORSHIP
Is the Father with us?
He is!
Is Christ among us?
He is!
Is the Spirit here?
He is!
Blessed be God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
And blessed be his kingdom, now and forever. Amen.

UNITED IN TRUTH
As an act of public worship and witness, let us confess the faith handed down once and for all:

I believe in God the Father Almighty,
Creator of Heaven and Earth.
I believe in Jesus Christ His only Son, Our Lord,
Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, and born of the virgin Mary.
He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried.
He descended to the dead.
The third day He rose again from the dead.
He ascended to heaven
and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty.
From there He will come to judge the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. Amen.

— Apostles’ Creed

PRAY-SING GOD’S WORD, PSALM 8

BEING SHAPED BY SCRIPTURE AND SPIRIT
Prayer: Almighty and Everlasting God, You have given to us Your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the Eternal Trinity, and in the power of Your Divine Majesty to worship the Unity: Keep us steadfast in this faith and worship, and bring us at last to see You in Your one and eternal glory, O Father; Who with the Son and the Holy Spirit live and reign, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

HEARING GOD’S WORD
Look and listen for connections to the Trinity.
Genesis 1:1-2:4a; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20

MUSICAL WORSHIP
A Song Of Blessing – based on the Numbers 6.24-26 passage Tina preached, “The Shine of God”
Let us praise the Triune Creator

PRAYING FOR THE GRACE CHILDREN
“Father, fill the children and youth of Grace with Your Spirit. May they never know a day outside the love of Jesus Christ.”
Emma, Nora, David, Sophia, Noelle, Jace, Sophia, Beckett, Easton, Iva James, Colton, Rose, Paul, Amaya, Miles, Lizzie Mae, Nezzie, Ira, Sofia, Simone, Samuel, Virginia, Evie, Thomas, Karli, Grant, Cailyn, Rayana, Jack, Greyson, Caroline, Travis, Ethan, Arin, Liam, Rachel, Sami, Thomas, Grant, Whernska, Levi, Judah, Natalie, Benjamin.

OFFERING
When we make an offering, we give what already belongs to Christ; Of Your own, O Lord, do we give. Money is not the only offering, we also offer our talents, abilities, and gifts to the exclusive use of King Jesus and His Kingdom. We offer every bit of ourselves in service to Christ and His Creation. We don’t want to be tone-deaf about economic crisis facing some in our church, nor do we want to presume financial instability in our church. If you are facing an economic crisis today, please let Byron know your need so your church can support you in some way. If you have financial security and even abundance, share generously with those in need. Thank you for worshipping through tithes and offerings. Mail is received at 630 Richland Avenue, 70806, or give online at https://gracemidcity.churchcenter.com/giving

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
If you read back through the liturgies of the last 10 or 11 weeks you’ll see different aspects of prayer. The big question we want to ask collectively is “Who is Christ calling us to be?”
Holy Father, quiet us in Your Love—with the confidence that You hear us and are near. May You lighten our hearts and enable us to take these strange days with the quiet resolve of people aligned with Your purposes and confident that Your will be done. Lord, send Your Spirit, full of comfort. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Face the Cross in your room and let’s cast our cares upon Him.

Lord Jesus, You are our Refuge and Fortress.
All our problems –
we SEND to the Cross of Christ!
All our difficulties –
we SEND to the Cross of Christ!
All the devil’s works –
we SEND to the Cross of Christ!
All our hopes –
we SET on the Risen Christ!

— Kenyan Prayer

CALLING ALL CREATURES TO WORSHIP
Praise God from Whom all blessings flow,
Praise Him all Creatures here below,
Praise Him above, ye Heavenly Host,
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. A-men.

COMMISSIONED INTO ANOTHER WEEK
May the Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Love of God, and the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you.

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