Morning Worship: Nehemiah 4:1-5
A morning worship service held at the 2018 Vital Worship Grants Event.
This worship service's theme focuses on the blessing of persevering in the midst of oppression while trusting in the Lord.
Call to Worship: Lamentations 3:22–23
“You Are God” by Jaewoo Kim, Josh Davis, Paul Neeley, and Carol Steddom
“Tu fidelidad/I Depend upon Your Faithfulness” by Miguel Cassina
Draw Near (Psalm 69) by Wendell Kimbrough
Prayer for Illumination
O.T. Reading: Nehemiah 4:1–15
Prayers of the People with sung refrain “Don’t Be Afraid” by John L. Bell
The Hope of the Poor (Psalm 9) by Wendell Kimbrough
“In this Dry Land” by Kim Young Beom
Passing the Peace
Leaders: Kevin Adams; María Cornou; Liturgical Movement and Scripture Arts Teams; Hannah BarkerNickolay; Jackson Nickolay; Paul Ryan; Greg Scheer; Reggie Smith; Kathleen Turner; Joyce Ann Zimmerman; with current and past members of Calvin College’s Worship Apprentice program, Brian Bolton, Joyce Chew, Luke Enders, Josiah Enos, Rachael Hoekwater, Angie Lee, Carlos Lemange, and Holly Stebbins (calvin.edu/ offices-services/campus-ministries/leadership-opportunities/lead-worship/worship-apprentice).