Worship Service 10/21/2012

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.

^^=performed me

 

Praise Music We Fall Down
All Creation
Be the Centre

Order for Morning Worship 10:30 a.m.

Approach

^^Opening Greeting

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

^^Confessional Prayer

Merciful God,

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.

Silent Confession

* 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.

People: Amen!

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

Word

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

Response

* 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

Announcements

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^^

*Benediction Response Blest Be the Tie that Binds (vs 1 only) No. 438

Postlude


*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.

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