Enter to Worship, Depart to Serve
We invite you to sign the worship registry at the end of each row and pass it on to others in your pew, then pass the book back.
Our Mission: "To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."
WORDS OF WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS
+CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Sing praises to God, O you saints, and give thanks to God’s holy name!
People: We exalt you, O God, for you have restored us to life!
Leader: We may cry through the night, but your joy comes with the morning.
People: You hear us, O God, and you are gracious in our distress.
Leader: Your turn our mourning into dancing!
People: Our souls cannot be silent! O God, our Savior, we give thanks to you forever!
+ HYMN “I Sing a Song of the Saints of God” #712
Time with Young Disciples
HYMN “Lord, Speak to Me” #463
SCRIPTURES Matthew 23:1-12
As forgiven and reconciled people, let us offer ourselves and our gifts to God.
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; praise him, all creatures here below; praise him above, ye heavenly host; praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
PRAYER OF DEDICATION
+ CLOSING HYMN “What Does the Lord Require” #441
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.