This service was designed and planned all by me with the help of the PCUSA Book of Common Worship, our hymnal, supplemental song book, and my Pastor Rob Elder.
Praise Music We Fall Down
Be the Centre
Order for Morning Worship 10:30 a.m.
Pastor: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the love of God,
and the communion of the Holy Spirit
be with you all.
People: And also with you.
ALL: Let us worship God!
Hymn Alleluia! Sing to Jesus! No. 144
you pardon all who truly repent and turn to you.
We humbly confess our sins and ask your mercy.
We have not loved you with a pure heart,
nor have we loved our neighbor as ourselves.
We have not done justice, loved kindness,
or walked humbly with you, our God.
Have mercy on us, O God, in your loving-kindness.
In your great compassion,
cleanse us from our sin.
In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.
* Words of Assurance
^^Pastor: The mercy of the Lord
is from everlasting to everlasting.
I declare to you, in the name of Jesus Christ,
you are forgiven.
May the God of mercy,
who forgives you all your sins,
strengthen you in all goodness,
and by the power of the Holy Spirit
keep you in eternal life.
Leader: Know that you are forgiven, and be at peace.
* Response Gloria No. 577
* Passing of the Peace^^
Leader: Since God has forgiven us in Christ,
let us forgive one another.
The peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Leader: Let us greet one another with the hospitality of Jesus Christ.
Bells Anthem Shine Jesus, Shine Praise Ringers
Prayer for Illumination God of the Word Supplemental hymnal No. 50
Scripture Mark 10:35-45 pg. 44
The Gospel of the Lord.
Praise to you, O Christ.
Time for Children Nancy Gaston
* Hymn You Are Mine Supplemental Songbook No. 1
^^Sermon On Discipleship Elder Nick Silvey
inquirer under care
of the Presbytery of the Cascades
* Affirmation^^ The Confession of Belhar*
We believe, that God’s life-giving Word and Spirit
has conquered the powers of sin and death,
and therefore also of ir-reconciliation and hatred,
bitterness and enmity,
that God’s life-giving Word and Spirit
will enable the church to live in a new obedience
which can open new possibilities of life
for society and the world. Amen.
* Hymn Canticle of the Turning Supp. hymnal No. 54
Please write prayer concerns on the prayer card found in the pew rack.
Concerns and Celebrations of the Church and the World
Morning Prayers – The Lord’s Prayer
Stewardship Moment Pastor Rob
Presentation of tithes, pledges, and offerings
Call for the Offering
Offertory Blessed Be the Lord Chancel Choir
* Response Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow No. 593
* Offertory Prayer
Hymn of Response Be Thou My Vision No. 339
*Benediction Response Blest Be the Tie that Binds (vs 1 only) No. 438
*The confession of Belhar is a new confession. Our General Assembly encouraged churches and Presbyteries to study and respond with comments to the General Assembly in 2014.