Order of Worship for Sunday, February 11, 2018

Posted February 9th, 2018

Gathering Music   

“Chorale” from Nocturne Op 15 No 1    – Frederic Chopin

“O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”    – arr. Steven Scott

Sharing Time                                                                                                              

. . . 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.

Focusing Music    “Aria” from Third Violin Sonata    – George F. Handel

Moment in Mission    The Cedars    Steve Gustafson

*Opening Song    “God, Whose Giving”    #383

Invitation to Give

Outreach Emphasis the month of February is; The Cedars. The annual budget allocation to The Cedars has not been reduced. This month our ‘special giving’ is intended for the Cedars Resident Assistance Fund. The money in this fund is allocated to help bridge the financial gap that remains when a resident’s funds and federal and state resources are not enough to cover the cost of the resident’s care.

Giving Music    “We’re Marching to Zion”    – arr. Joel Raney

Giving Prayer

Special Music – Kingdom Kids    “I Am a Promise”    – William and Gloria Gaither

Children’s Time

Following story:  Childcare provided – infant thru K-garten – Education Building

Message in Music    “Healer of Our Every Ill”    – arr. Ken Medema

Time of Prayer

Unison Prayer

O Wounded Healer, we come before you. Flow through us – touch us – heal us.

Song    “Anoint us, Lord”  verses 1 and 2    #631

Unison Prayer

O Wounded Healer, bind up our pain and suffering. Bring Your Spirit.

Song    “Anoint us, Lord”  verses 3 and 4    #631

Unison Prayer

O Wounded Healer, caress your world. Use us to do it. Send us, scarred and rough, to be wounded healers too. AMEN

Inspired by an original prayer by Anne Osdieck

Scripture Focus    2 Kings 5:1-14 and Mark 1:40-45

Message    ‘the center of the circle’    Kathryn Whitacre

*Sending Song    “Healer of Our Every Ill”    #377

*Sending Words

*Sending Music    “Grand Choeur”    – Gordon Young

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