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 “Come, Thou Almighty King” #61
+CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: God hears our cries and comforts us.
People: Our Father wills the best for us and helps us overcome the unbearable.
Leader: As we walk with Christ,
People: God promises to abide with us and raise
us up. Let us live not in our distress, but accept the gifts of God. Amen!
+PSALTER #832-33 Psalm 111 (sing response 2)
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON 1 Kings 3:3-14
Time with Young Disciples
HYMN “Take Time to Be Holy” #395
epistle lesson Ephesians 5:15-20
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.
PRAYER OF DEDICATION
GOSPEL LESSON John 6:51-58
MESSAGE Jesus, Bread of Heaven
+ CLOSING HYMN “Great is Thy Faithfulness” #140
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.
*Communion is available