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 “Maker, in Whom We Live” #88
+CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: We worship God, the One who grants us
People: God has made with us an everlasting
covenant and prospered us in all the
works of our hands.
Leader: As people of faith,
People: We praise God, for God has richly blessed
us in all things.
+PSALTER #804-05 Psalm (sing response)
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON 1 Kings 8:22-30
SPECIAL MUSIC BY JAY OLSON
Time with Young Disciples
EPISTLE LESSON Ephesians 6:10-20
PRAYER HYMN #472 Near to the Heart of God (vs. 1)
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
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: 56-59
MESSAGE Difficult Words
+ CLOSING HYMN “Wonderful Words of Life” #600
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.
*Communion is available