THE GATHERING OF GOD’S PEOPLE
GATHERING CHORUS “Jesus, We Are Here” # 2273
Faith We Sing
PRELUDE (silently prepare for worship)
*CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively) ~ based on Psalm 8
L: O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the
P: When I look at the heavens, the work of Your fingers,
the moon and the stars which You have established,
L: what are people, that you are mindful of us, and the
humankind, that You care about us ?
P: You have made us a little less than Yourself, and have
crowned us with glory and honor. O Lord, our Lord,
how majestic is Your name in all the earth !
*HYMN OF PRAISE # 432 “Jesu, Jesu”
*THE PRAYER OF SAINT FRANCIS (Unison) # 481
“Make Me a Servant” # 2176 The Faith
“Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” # 2171 The Faith We Sing
Share what God has been doing in your life
GOD’S WORD AND OUR RESPONSE
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON Exodus 17: 1 - 7
L: The Word of God for the people of God.
P: Thanks be to God !
SERMON “Is the Lord Among Us or Not ?” Pastor Ray
WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING
*DOXOLOGY # 95
*PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
*PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE (Sentence Prayers)
*HYMN OF DEDICATION # 664 “Sent Forth By God’s Blessing”
*DISMISSAL “The Trees of the Field” # 2279
Faith We Sing
*PASSING OF THE PEACE
As you leave the sanctuary, please extend signs of
Friendship and Peace. Pass the blessings of Christ to each
NOTE: * indicates standing if you are able
Please support our SUNDAY SCHOOL meeting immediately after
Ad. Board Meeting at 10 AM on Saturday, Sept. 21.
A tour of EUMA (the 5 ministries of the Alliance) will be
held on Tuesday, Sept. 24th starting at 9 AM at
Glenwood UMC and ending with lunch after the tour. Place
your reservation by calling 814-456-8073.
Please pray for our church and our city on Thursdays at
PPR will meet at 10 AM at Simpson/Cascade UMC on Saturday,
Don’t forget CROP WALK on Sept. 29 at 1:30 PM You can still
help sponsor Carl Williams.
CONFIRMATION CLASSES will begin Thursday, October third at
7 PM at the parsonage (155 West 21st Street)
October 4th is FREE Movie Night at
Pastor Ray will be away for Continuing Education Oct. 15 –