Enter to Worship, Depart to Serve
Our Mission: "To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."
WORDS OF WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS
+OPENING HYMN “A Mighty Fortress” #110
+CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: We gather this day and time to worship and
People: Great is God and greatly to be praised; all
the ends of the earth know God’s name.
Leader: We have heard and seen God’s steadfast
love in the sacrifice of Jesus Christ for us.
People: Through Christ we are reconciled to God,
Who calls us by name and claims us as
His own. In the storms of life He calls our
name, and commands, “Peace, be still.”
+PSALTER #744-46 Psalm 9
Time with Young Disciples
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON 1 Samuel 17:19-23 & 32-49
HYMN “It is Well” #377
EPISTLE LESSON 2 Corinthians 6:1-13
PRAYER HYMN “Near to the Heart of God (vs 1) #377
SILENT PRAYER – PASTORAL PRAYER – LORD’S PRAYER
Our 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 and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen
MINISTRY OF OFFERTORY
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.
GOSPEL LESSON Luke 1:57-68
MESSAGE Named By The Creator
+ CLOSING HYMN “Stand By Me” #512
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.
*Communion is available