Feb. 5

Feb. 5, 2023.  Prelude  Welcome and Announcements  Introit  Call to Worship Liturgy for Evangelism     pg. 133 – 137 (ending with hymn)  Prayers of the People Pastoral Prayer/Lord’s Prayer  Sharing of Offerings    Doxology 819 “For the Love that You Have Given” Joyful Noise   Scripture   Isaiah 58:1-12, Matthew 5:13-20 Hymn 624.  Called TogetherContinue reading “Feb. 5”

January 22, 2023

PRELUDE: “CHRISTIANS, AWAKE” WAINWRIGHT (1723) WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS INTROIT: “HERE IS JOY” ENGLISH CAROL CALL TO WORSHIP: The invitation is given to every person by Jesus Christ: Come to me! Follow me! Be my disciples! We come to this place, to this time, at the invitation of Jesus Christ. In the name of Christ, we accept theContinue reading “January 22, 2023”

January 15, 2023

Order of Worship – January 15, 2023 Prelude: ”Chorales in D” J. s. Bach (1685) Welcome & Announcements Introit: “The Angel Gabriel” English Carol Call to Worship: This morning we remember dreams and dreamers. Joseph’s dreams were filled with uncertainty. We, too, know the uncertainty of dreaming. May we, like Joseph, respond in faith. MaryContinue reading “January 15, 2023”

January 8, 2023

Jan. 8, 2023 Prelude  Welcome and Announcements  Introit  Call to Worship Congregational Watchword 2023:  “Inquire first for the word of the Lord.”  2 Chronicles 18:4.  Liturgy for Epiphany  pg. 65.  – Prayers of the People  Sharing of Offerings  Doxology 819 “For the Love that You Have Given” Offertory Prayer  Joyful Noise  Scripture  Matthew 2:1-12.  Continue reading “January 8, 2023”

January 1, 2023

Jan. 1, 2023  Prelude  Welcome and Announcements  Introit  Call to Worship  Congregational Watchword for 2022  “O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise.” (Psalm 51:15). Hymn 310.  At your Feet, Our God and Father  Selection of Congregational Watchword Distribution of Watchwords  Special Music  Liturgy for the New Year   pg. 143 PrayersContinue reading “January 1, 2023”

December 25, 2022

December 25, 2022  Prelude  Welcome and Announcements  Introit.  Call to Worship – Prayer of Confession  (Prayers are adapted and used with permission from Rev. Sarah (Are) Speed, sanctifiedart.org) Holy God, too often we feel as if change is hopeless. The problems of this world feel too big, the path forward is unclear, and we areContinue reading “December 25, 2022”

Christmas Eve, 4 p.m.

Order of Worship – Christmas Eve  Prelude and Choir Processional  Call to Worship  Hymn 297: “Silent Night” Verse 1 (German) Men’s Choir Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht, Alles schläft; einsam wachtNur das traute hochheilige Paar.Holder Knabe im lockigen Haar,Schlaf in himmlischer Ruh! Schlaf in himmlischer Ruh! Verse 2 Choir Silent night, holy night, shepherds quake atContinue reading “Christmas Eve, 4 p.m.”