The resources on this page are not part of the Annual Conference worship sessions.
The Annual Conference worship team is providing a Conference-wide worship resource to be used on Sunday, June 14, 2020. In this time of anxiety and uncertainty, won’t it be refreshing to worship together in our own settings using the same resources and be one united voice of courage and hope in our communities as we praise the One who can relieve us all of our anxieties? Questions about the resource may be directed to Rev. Melissa Rynders, at .
Worship Video for June 14, 2020
(click on the red arrow to watch or click on the green Worship box below to download)
Order of Worship
WELCOME – Rev. Khalif Smith, First UMC of Mesa
PRELUDE – “Spirit of the Living God,” music by Daniel Iverson, arranged by Greg Howlett. Performed by Karen Stephens Taylor, First UMC of Mesa.
CALL TO WORSHIP – Rev. Melissa Rynders, Sanctuary UMC
HYMN – UMH No. 374; vss 1, 2 and 3 Standing On the Promises
CHILDREN’S MOMENT – Cat Holbert, Brandi Warner, Annie Warner of Mingus Mountain UM Camp; Dina Reid, Camping Ministries; Tracy Brown, Potosi Pines UM Camp
CALL TO OFFERING – Bishop Bob Hoshibata, Desert Southwest Annual Conference
OFFERTORY– Trombone Concertino, II. Aria by Erik Larson. Performed by Steve Brazier on trombone.
PRAYER OF DEDICATION – Bishop Bob Hoshibata
SCRIPTURE READING Esther 4:14 (NRSV)
Javier Olivares (Spanish Reader), Paul Cho (Korean Reader), Lisa Piukala (Tongan Reader),
Nicholle Hansen (English Reader)
For if you keep silence at such a time as this, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another quarter, but you and your father’s family will perish. Who knows? Perhaps you have come to royal dignity for just such a time as this.
SPECIAL MUSIC – Come Thou Fount by Craig Courtney. Duet performed by Ben Shafer and Gavin Rittenhouse.
Rev. Dottie Escobedo-Frank, South District
Rev. Eve Williams, North District
Pastor Adriana Hernandez, East District
Rev. Misty Howick, West District
THE LORD’S PRAYER – Rev. Khalif Smith
HYMN – TFWS No. 2238; vs. 1, 3, & 5 In the Midst of New Dimensions
BENEDICTION – Rev. Khalif Smith
POSTLUDE – A Time Like This written and performed by Rev. David Rennick, North Scottsdale UMC