Enter to Worship, Depart to Serve
Our Mission: "To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."
WORDS OF WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS
+CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: God provides Bread for us as we travel our
faith journey, and offers places of refuge
along the way.
People: Loving God, open our minds and hearts
so that we may celebrate God’s steadfast
love and rejoice in His faithfulness and His generous blessings.
Leader: Rejoice that God has come in Jesus Christ to call us His beloved.
People: We worship with joy that Christ chooses
us to go and to bear much fruit. May we
be genuine in our spiritual life and
cheerful in our giving.
+ HYMN “Jesus Loves Me” #191
PSALTER #764 Psalm 31 (Sing Response 1)
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON Ruth 3:1-5
Time with Young Disciples
HYMN “Take My Life, and Let It Be” #399
CONSECRATION OF OUR GIFTS
(you are invited to bring your 2013 pledge cards forward)
PRAYER HYMN “Near to the Heart of God” (vs 1) #472
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 Mark 12:38-44
MESSAGE People Watching
+ HYMN “Blest Be The Tie That Binds” #557
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.