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: Arise, people of God, to greet the one who
calls us; come alive to the Spirit’s energy
People: God awakens us and restores our souls.
Surely God’s goodness and mercy are
with us here.
Leader: The shepherd is calling us to new ventures.
We are invited to a higher quality of life.
People: We will not fear to walk through shadowed
valleys. God’s love in Christ is with us
Leader: Come to drink from springs of living water.
Gather to find comfort and blessing here.
People: Surely God will guide our search for truth.
We seek eternal values within our daily
+ HYMN “Lift up Your Heads , Ye might Gates” #213
HYMN “Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us” #381
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
+ HYMN “Sent Forth By God’s Blessing” #664
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.