Order of Worship
Prelude – “Graves Into Gardens”
Gathering the Church
Call to Worship
Hymn – No. 420 – “Breathe on Me, Breath of God”
Congregational Prayer / Lord’s Prayer
Proclamation of the Word
Scripture: Ezekiel 37:1-14
“Faith When It Counts: Vision” – The Rev. Magrey deVega
Response to the Word
Music – “Prophesy Your Promise”
Music – “Ain’t That Good News” – Moses Hogan
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Licensure: Music in today’s services is covered under OneLicense.net – License #A-724828, CCLI – License #1026477, and CVLI – License #503778037
The flowers in worship are given in memory of Hugo Schmidt on his 100th birthday by his family.
Sympathy to Silvia Land and family on the passing of her brother June 27; Chris Smithson and family on the passing of his father, Wayne, July 26.
New Members Join Today as we welcome new members to our congregation. In what may be the largest group in recent memory, more than 30 people will formally join Hyde Park United Methodist.
Vote By Mail in August Primary Among the various options for submitting your ballot in the Aug. 18 Primary, is the ability to vote by mail. The Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections website includes information on Voting By Mail, including how to Request a Ballot and Track Your Ballot. Regardless of which candidates you support, exercising your right to vote is a keystone of our democracy.
Our Summer Music Series “Sounds of the City” showcases the talented musicians in our worship services. Ericka Womack has a long history of leading worship at Hyde Park. The daughter of Belinda Womack, Ericka was involved from an early age. A self-professed “sports girl,” Ericka became a professional dancer after graduation from UT. She returned to her musical roots some years ago and has traveled the world sharing the gift of music. Ericka performs “Break Every Chain,” shown in our archive. See more videos at 10 a.m. Saturdays on our Facebook page.
Join a Small Group Looking for friends to join you one your faith journey? We have lots of classes with people happy to share the walk. Review our classes and sign up.
Bible Project 2020 Podcast Our podcast continues this week with a conversation between our own Mat Hotho and Jill Krantz with the Rev. Dr. John Goldingay, Professor Emeritus in Old Testament at Fuller Seminary. Their discussion examines the broad themes of Ezekiel and looks at the distinct features of Ezekiel as both a prophet and a priest.
Ways to Serve As we continue to strengthen relationships through online connections, there are new ways for you to serve with our community.
Coffee on a Mission When you order coffee from The Portico Cafe, you are helping a person experiencing homelessness gain shelter and move from a fractured life to one that is full and meaningful. This coffee fuels change!
Next Sunday, Aug. 9
“Faith When It Counts: Faithfulness”
Daniel’s story gives us the clearest glimpse of life and the temptations he faced in exile. For any part of our faith that feels like it is in exile, Daniel’s stories give us encouragement to remain faithful. God is with us through the toughest times, and will see us through.