Welcome and Announcements
Call to Worship – Welcome to New Members
Hymn 426 “Holy Spirit, Lord of Love”.
Liturgy for Baptism pg. 165
We welcome Alexander and Magdalena Synder, the children of Jason and Heather Synder, through the sacrament of baptism today.
Liturgy for Affirmation of Baptism pg. 170-171, 173-174
- This Liturgy will begin with questions for our candidates who are joining the church on pg. 170.
- We welcome Heather Browne, Claire Cole and David Cole through the Reaffirmation of Faith. We welcome Heather Synder through the Transfer of Membership from First Moravian Church in Easton.
- We invite members of our Board of Elders and Board of Trustees to join in welcoming the new members with the hymn on pg. 174. All are encouraged to welcome and introduce themselves at the reception in Fellowship Hall following the service.
Celebration of November birthdays
Hymn 447. With your Presence, Lord (Moravian Birthday Hymn).
Prayers of the People
Pastoral Prayer/Lord’s Prayer.
Joyful Noise for Lehigh Conference of Churches Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Offerings our Gifts/Remembering God’s Gifts
Hymn 819. “For the Life that You Have Given”
Scripture Hebrews 10:19-25, John 15:1-5, 9-12 David Venditta.
Sermon “Faith, Love and Hope: Our Essential Call as Church”.
Hymn 401. Heart with Loving Heart United.
Please join us downstairs in the Fellowship hall following the worship service today as we enjoy cake and beverages provided by Jason and Heather Synder, with gratitude for welcoming their children into the church through baptism. We welcome Magdalena and Alexander Synder, children of Jason and Heather Synder, into our church family as we receive them through the sacrament of baptism. We also welcome their sponsors Lester Fritz, Taylor Fritz, and Haley Fritz. We also invite you to take this time to greet all our new members: Heather Synder, Claire Cole, David Cole and Heather Browne.