THE GATHERING OF GOD’S PEOPLE
Welcome and Announcements
Gathering Hymn “As
(Please take this
time during the prelude to quiet your hearts before God
and peacefully anticipate the movement of the
*Call to Worship
We are caught up in the trials and
tribulations of our everyday lives.
The world seems to swirl around us, as a
whirlpool, pulling us downward.
blasts us from every direction.
We need God’s healing touch right now.
Help us to believe in your healing love, O
Help us to focus our lives on your redeeming
Enable us to reach out to each other and to
Give us the strength, determination, and
commitment to speak your word of peace.
And the people who seek the Lord shout:
*Hymn of Praise
Morning Gilds the Skies”
Praise Songs and Choruses
WE TALK TO GOD THROUGH PRAYER
Praises, Joys and Concerns
Morning Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth,
as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
CELEBRATING OUR GIFTS
Offerings, Tithes and Gifts to the Lord
Doxology and Prayer of Thanksgiving
“Give Thanks” TFWS #2036
CELEBRATING THE WORD
Special Music and Testimonies
Epistle Lesson Ephesians
Gospel Lesson John
My Life, and Let It Be”