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Laity Sunday

Laity Sunday 2016 Order of Worship

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Living…Vital…Worship! This worship service was developed by Jodi Cataldo (Director, Laity in Leadership); Taylor Burton-Edwards (Director, Worship Resources); Dawn Chesser (Director, Preaching Ministries); and Jackson Henry(Director, Music Ministries) for the observation of Laity Sunday 2016. 

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Laity Sunday 2016 Worship Leader Notes

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Living…Vital…Worship! The following worship planning notes are for use with the Laity Sunday 2016 Worship Resources — Order of Worship developed by Jodi Cataldo (Director, Laity in Leadership); Taylor Burton-Edwards (Director, Worship Resources); Dawn Chesser (Director, Preaching Ministries); and Jackson Henry (Director, Music Ministries)

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Laity Sunday 2016 Music Leader Notes

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Living…Vital…Worship! The following music planning notes are for use with the Laity Sunday 2016 Worship Resources — Order of Worship developed by Jodi Cataldo (Director, Laity in Leadership); Taylor Burton-Edwards (Director, Worship Resources); Dawn Chesser (Director, Preaching Ministries); and Jackson Henry (Director, Music Ministries)

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Laity Sunday 2016 Preaching Notes

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Living…Vital…Worship! The following preaching notes are for use with the Laity Sunday 2016 Worship Resources — Order of Worship developed by Jodi Cataldo (Director, Laity in Leadership); Taylor Burton-Edwards (Director, Worship Resources); Dawn Chesser (Director, Preaching Ministries); and Jackson Henry (Director, Music Ministries)

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A New Great Thanksgiving for Laity Sunday

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This form of the Great Thanksgiving includes prayers for the church and the world, which may be led by laypersons who join the presider (elder, appointed local pastor, or commissioned minister preparing to become an elder) at the Lord’s Table as indicated.
 

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A Great Thanksgiving for Laity Sunday

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This form of The Great Thanksgiving is based on "A Service of Word and Table II," The United Methodist Hymnal, pages 12-15. Copyright 1989, The United Methodist Publishing House. It is used with permission. 

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Laity Sunday Themes from 1929-2020

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A record of themes for Laity Sunday from the beginning through the current quadrennium.

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LAITY SUNDAY

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Observed on the third Sunday in October, this day calls the Church to celebrate the ministry of Christians of all ages in the home, workplace, congregation, community, and world.

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History of Laity Sunday

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What's the history of Laity Sunday? 

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A Prayer of Confession for Laity Sunday

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God, I stand before you equipped for every good work and not working. 

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