Order of Worship for January 13, 2019

Posted January 11th, 2019


One Haitian child in fourteen dies before the age of five.


Gathering Music                              

“Fantasia”    – Pachelbel

“Prelude in D Major”    — J.K.F. Fischer

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    “On Eagle’s Wings”    – arr. Douglas Wagner

Opening Words    Isaiah 43: 1b-2a, 4 & 5

I have called you by name, you are mine.

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you –

when you walk through fire you shall not be burned.

You are precious in my sight. I love you. Do not fear, for I am with you.

*Opening Song    “How Firm a Foundation”    #567

Invitation to Give

Giving Music    “I Sing the Mighty Power of God”    – arr. Kauflin/Reed

Giving Blessing

Message in Music    “As I Went Down to the River”    – arr. Clemens

Children’s Time

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

Prayer Song    “I Will Come to You in the Silence”    Insert

Community Prayer

Scripture Focus    Luke 3: 16b, 21 & 22

… one … is coming … He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire …

when all the people were baptized … when Jesus also had been baptized …

the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended …

like a dove. And a voice came from heaven,

“You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.”

Message    “we are beloved”    Kathryn Whitacre

*Sending Song    “O Jesus, I Have Promised”    #447

*Sending Words

*Choral Benediction    “May the Lord, Mighty God”

*Sending Music    “Jesus Is All the World to Me”    – Edward Broughton

*Please rise in body and/or spirit.

Ask about: Large Print Bulletins/Hymnals and/or

How to use the ‘Hearing Loop’ or a ‘Sound Mate

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