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On Loan Alone by Raymond A. Foss

Not given, for our use alone
on loan from the creator
the heavens, the earth
and all here below

To be stewards, shepherds
cherishing creation in our time
leaving the world better
like the good servant
when our walk here is done

April 25, 2010
Genesis 2:4b-9, 15
Psalm 104:1-2, 5, 31, 35b (Call to Worship)
1 Timothy 4:4-5
Hymn, “Shepherd Me, O God”, TFWS #2058 (Psalm 23)
Prayer of Dedication,
(From the National Council of Churches [NCC]
Earth Day Sunday 2002 resource packet,
"Caring for Creation: Making the World Safe for Children.")
Worship Theme: “What is our calling within Creation?”
and sermon, “Staff Members All Are We”
by Pastor Ruth L. Foss
the third in a series of sermons, based in part on the pastoral letter from the Council of Bishops, “God’s Renewed Creation: Call to Hope and Action,”
and the study guide, etc., based on this letter:
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
April 25, 2010
Third Sunday After Easter

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