WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
CALL TO WORSHIP:
L: We have gathered in God's holy presence,
the One who etches grace on our hearts.
P: This is the place where God will transform us into disciples.
L: We glorify our God, who yearns for justice,
not just for a favored few, but for the least of our world.
P: This is the place where God will write compassion
on our souls.
L: We give thanks to God for unceasing grace;
we remember God's persistence in saving us.
P: This is the place where God will breathe the Word
into our lives.
(Written by Thom Shuman, and posted on Lectionary Liturgies.
Come, thou Almighty King– HWB #41
Hail to the Lord’s anointed – HWB #185
Daniel 6:10-16; Mark 12:13-17
“The Empire’s Authority” Andy A.
I bind my heart this tide – HWB #411
Dare to be a Daniel
O Jesus, I have promised – HWB #447