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: A new day has dawned. God’s gift of life is renewed in you and me.
People: PRAISE GOD FOR TODAY! PRAISE GOD FOR THE CREATIVE SPIRIT IN OUR MIDST.
Leader: Be still and know that God is here. Let the Spirit in.
People: WE ARE READY TO PRAY AND THINK AND REJOICE. WE ARE READY TO HEAR GOD’S WORD.
Leader: Then listen and respond to God, who meets us in our worship.
People: COME TO US, O GOD, AND GUIDE OUR WORSHIP. SPEAK TO US THE WORD WE NEED, AND LET THAT WORD CHANGE US AND EMPOWER US AS YOUR PEOPLE.
+OPENING HYMN “The Church’s One Foundation” (vs 1, 2, 4, 5) #545
Time with Young Disciples
HYMN “O Spirit of the Living God” #539
SCRIPTURES Philippians 3:4b-14
MESSAGE “First Things First”
SPECIAL MUSIC BY ALLAN ROBUCK
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 “O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee” #430
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.