Weekly Worship

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH, 2020

PRELUDE       

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

INTROIT   Hymn   627              “I Love You Lord” (x2)

CALL TO WORSHIP                   (based on Psalm 119, adapted from Martha Spong)

One:         Happy are those who follow in the way of Jesus.
Many: Happy are those who search for God whole- heartedly.
One: God calls on us to keep at it.
Many: God calls on us to be faithful.
One: Let us live by God’s commandments.
Many: Then we will keep an eye on the things that matter.
One: Let us praise God with faithful hearts.
Many: Then we will stay connected to God.
One: Keep faith with God!
Many: We hold onto God’s word and God’s way!

 PRAYER OF PREPARATION

The Lord’s Prayer   (Book of Praise #564-sins)

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven.  Give us today our daily bread.  Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us.  Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil.  For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen.

 HYMN   497 “Word of God, Across the Ages”

Children come forward

CHILDREN’S TIME

HYMN   80 “Teach Me, O Lord, Your Way of Truth

 THE HOLY SCRIPTURE

Psalm 119:1-8 (responsively)

Deuteronomy 30:15-20

Matthew 5:21-37

One: Hear what the Spirit is saying to the Church

All: Thanks be to God.

SERMON “Reconciling Kingdom”

 HYMN   730 “O For a World Where Everyone”

OFFERING

Anthem  

Doxology #472 vs 3 “We are God’s People”

We are the body of which the Lord is head,  called to obey him, now risen from the dead;  he wills us be a family, diverse yet truly one:  oh let us freely give our gifts,  and so shall God’s work on earth be done. 

Dedication

 HYMN   642 “O Master Let Me Walk with Thee”

CHARGE AND BENEDICTION

CLOSING HYMN   620

“Go now in Peace Though Friends Must Part”

 POSTLUDE  

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2020

PRELUDE       

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

INTROIT   Hymn   627                            “I Love You Lord” (x2)

CALL TO WORSHIP 

 

PRAYER OF PREPARATION

The Lord’s Prayer   (Book of Praise #564-sins)

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven.  Give us today our daily bread.  Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us.  Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil.  For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen.

 HYMN   372 “Praise Him, Praise Him”

Children come forward

CHILDREN’S TIME

HYMN   471 “We are One in the Spirit”

 THE HOLY SCRIPTURE

Psalm 119:33-40 (responsively)

1 Corinthians 3:10-23

Matthew 5:38-48

One: Hear what the Spirit is saying to the Church

All: Thanks be to God.

SERMON “Expansive Kingdom”

 HYMN   474 “The Love of God Comes Close

OFFERING

Anthem  

Doxology #472 vs 3 “We are God’s People”

We are the body of which the Lord is head,  called to obey him, now risen from the dead;  he wills us be a family, diverse yet truly one:  oh let us freely give our gifts,  and so shall God’s work on earth be done.

 Dedication

HYMN   641 “One More Step”

CHARGE AND BENEDICTION

CLOSING HYMN   620

“Go now in Peace Though Friends Must Part”

 POSTLUDE  

 

 

 

 

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