Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,
and your labor for that which does not satisfy?
The prophet's question is as pertinent today as it was thousands of years ago.

Speaking through the prophet Isaiah, in today's first reading God asks why our appetites and efforts are so misaligned, and invites all who are hungry or thirsty to receive the food and drink that is divinely offered, without cost. In the only miracle story recorded by all four evangelists, with just five loaves and two fish Jesus feeds a hungry multitude and reveals the abundance of God. The gospel challenges us: Do we see the world in terms of scarcity? Or do we see the world, and ourselves, as a place and a people created and blessed to be blessings for others?
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Pastor: The Rev. Dr. Erin Bouman

Music Director: Roger "Bing" Bingaman

Assisting Minister: Bruce Anderson
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Lector: Sally Burke
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Prelude: Sam Babick (boyfriend of Sally Burke, Office Administrator)

Psalm: Members of Chancel Choir

Hymn of the Day: The Church of Christ, in Every Age ELW #729
Metropolitan Chicago Synod


Mass of Restoration (Alleluia and Gloria)– Josh Blakesley and Leland G. “Grae” McCullough, IV
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