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This worship series is about God’s calling to us, to summon us to service, to offer us hope, to enliven our faith and life. Jesus said that God is a God of the living, and not of the dead (Matthew 22:32). The Psalm says that ours is a living God (Psalm 42:2). We believe that the living God is at work among the living today – calling us, claiming us, and commissioning us to be life-givers.

October 15 – God Calls Samuel: 1 Samuel 3:1-21
Called – to belong to GodGod calls Samuel in the night. He says, Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening; told to warn others of sin in Israel.


October 22 – God Calls David: 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 51:10-14
Called – the Lord looks at the heart:  God does not look on outward appearance but on the heart; create in me a clean heart.

October 29 – Reformation 500: Habakkuk 2:4; Romans 1:17; Galatians 3:11
Called – saved by grace through faith                                                                                                   

November 5 – God Speaks to Elijah: 1 Kings 19:1-18
Called – out of despair into actionElijah at Horeb – the prophet in despair, God speaks in the silence.

November 12 – Amos: Justice Rolls Down: Amos 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24
Called – to faithfulnessLet justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

November 19 – Isaiah: A Child Is Born: Isaiah 9:1-7
Called – out of darkness, into lightPeople who walked in darkness have seen a great light.

November 26 – Jeremiah’s Letter to Exiles(Christ the King): Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14
Called – out of exile, into restorationSeek the welfare of the city; I know the plans I have for you.