Hybrid Worship
17 October 2021
Profound Journey Dialog Sunday
Good Morning - Welcome to Hybrid Worship!

We're continuing with a single service at 10:15 am, in the sanctuary, on Zoom, and streaming live to YouTube. While we love our mountain campus, we're also excited to be "breaking out" by using technology to share our core values of justice, inclusion, and spirituality.

Whether you are getting ready to come to the campus or you're preparing to participate online, you are loved!
We Covenant One With Another
Spiritual Formation
Join us for Adult Spiritual Formation by Zoom at 9:00 am or show up in the Shadow Rock Multipurpose Room! This morning, we're joined by Profound Journey Dialog leadership for a special "fishbowl" facilitated discussion. Our main query: how has the idea of the wedgeblade affected the direction of your life? Everyone is welcome - come prepared to experience and evolve!


Greeting and Announcements
No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!

Get ready to share celebrations and prayer requests. Zoom worshipers can use the chat function anytime. All congregants can text Pastor Ken at 480-263-3308. In-person worshipers can also write a card with their celebration or prayer concern.

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Invitation to Worship
One: Like a pebble in a pond
Many: God tosses Shadow Rock into the sea of history.
One: Like a nugget in a puddle
Many: God tosses Shadow Rock into the ocean of need.
One: Like a rock jutting out of the middle of a lake
Many: God tosses Shadow Rock into chaotic waters to add ripples of a new order of peace, justice and love.
One: Like ripples on a pond, so we are a part of the ever expanding circle of care and justice for the sake of the world.
All: Let us celebrate Life!

Singing Our Faith - "Draw the Circle Wide"

Opening Prayer

Celebrations and Prayer Concerns

Celebration Song
Perceiving and Responding
Pastoral Prayer

Prayer Response

Stewardship Moment and Offertory
Thank you for your faithful support for Shadow Rock's ministries of care. Our ultimate stewardship is our care for each other.
Balancing Word and Deed
Word About Life for Today ~ Wedgeblade Reflections
Rev. Ken Heintzelman

The Shadow Rock Covenant
We covenant one with another to be that sensitive and responsive part of human society which perceives and responds to God’s newest thrust in the midst of history. The uniqueness and greatness of every life is radically affirmed. Our task together demands a comprehensive view of life, always pointed intentionally to the future. Our life together will involve us individually and corporately in study and worship, always maintaining a proper balance between proclamation of the Word about Life with the deeds which make life good. Those activities which eliminate age barriers, cut across religious dogma, reduce cultural parochialisms and engage secular people with life’s ultimate possibilities will be worthy of our best efforts.

Sending Forth
One: Let us take on this week’s life with renewed hope and imagination. These are the times!
All: We are the people!
One: All of creation is blessed. 
All: May we love all and serve all. 
One: May God be with you. 
All: And also with you. 
One: Amen. 
All: Amen. 

Instrumental Postlude ~ "Go, Make a Difference"