GATHERING SONG #
2068 "I Love You , Lord" (The Faith We Sing)
*CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively)
L: Clap your hands, all people on earth!
P: Shout to God with loud and joyous songs!
L: For our God, the Most High, is awesome to behold!
P: Our God, the most holy, is a great ruler over all the
*HYMN OF PRAISE #568 "Christ
for the World We Sing"
L: Blessed are we not when we do unto others as they would
do unto us,
P: But when we do unto others as the Lord would do unto
L: Not when we look around at the example of our neighbors,
P: But when we look back to the life of the Nazarene-
L: Who warns us against helping only those who can give
us something in return.
P: And bids us to help those who can give us
nothing in return.
L: Who counsels us against trimming gifts to the demands
of those who ask,
P: And challenges us to give, instead, according to their
L: Who denies us special credit for loving those who
P: And commends us for loving those who make it
hard to love.
L: Who cautions us against wreaking vengeance on our
P: And summons us to be merciful to the pitiless and the
L: O Christ, You have shown us the way to love God and
serve our neighbor.
P: Let your life be a light to our feet and a beacon to our
"Come and Find the Quiet Center" #2128
(The Faith We Sing)
GOD'S WORD AND OUR RESPONSE
PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION
(Unison) Hymnal ~ page #6SCRIPTURE LESSON :
Corinthians 1:20 - 25
Romans 11: 25 -
L: The Word of God for the people of God.
P: Thanks be to God !
Mysteries of the Gospel" Pastor Ray
"The Mystery of Israel and the Gentiles"
OUR PRAYER AND MEDITATION WITH
SHARING OUR PRAISES AND
TESTIMONY TIME ~ Share what
God is doing in your life.
MORNING PRAYER AND THE
LORD'S PRAYER (Hymnal #895 )
WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING
*DOXOLOGY # 95
*PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
*HYMN OF DEDICATION #2130 "The
Summons" (The Faith We Sing)
*DISMISSAL #666 "Shalom to You"
OF THE PEACE: As you leave the sanctuary, please extend
signs of friendship and peace. Pass the blessing of Christ
to each other.
*POSTLUDE NOTE: * indicates standing if you are able