Gathering Music “Sing to the Lord of Harvest” – arr. Todd Kendall
“Now Thank We All Our God” – Sigfrid Karg-Elert/Wells
. . . a time of greeting and sharing those things which inform who we are as a community of faith and how God is moving among us. You are invited to welcome visitors, share joys, prayer requests, and announcements.
Guest and visitors, please fill out one of the “Welcome” Cards found in the pew Bibles and place it in the offering plate.
Focusing Music “Variation for Thanksgiving” – Colin Curtis
Youth Anthem “Wade in the Water” – arr. Hogan/Purifoy
*Call to Worship
One: We have so much to be thankful for.
All: So many big things, so many little things.
One: It is difficult to express the depth of our gratitude.
All: We bring the thanksgivings of our hearts and offer them to God.
*Opening Song “Come, Ye Thankful People” #94
Childcare provided – Infant thru K-garten – Education Building
Invitation to Give
Offering Music “The Journey” with “He Leadeth Me”
Offering Prayer and Blessing
Message in Music “Our Grateful Hymn of Praise” – Christopher Gilliam
Scripture Reading Philippians 4: 1-9 (p.198)
Prayer Song “For the Beauty of the Earth” #89
Prayers of the Community
Message “Rejoice and ….” Kathryn Whitacre
*Sending Song “Now Thank We All Our God” #86
*Sending Music “We Plow the Fields” – arr. Joseph Prentiss