Order of Worship for Sunday, March 3, 2019

Posted March 1st, 2019

HAITI WATER PROJECT

Only about 12% of rural Haitians have access to any sort of latrine.

 

Gathering Music    

Prelude on “Terra Patris”    – Franklin Shepppard

“Great Is the Lord”    – arr. Mark Hayes

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    “The Greatest Story Ever Told”    – arr. Ellen Jane Lorenz

*Call to Worship

One:    O God, you are the gathering one who calls us into community with each other

All:     to love and work, to support and heal.

One:    You are the gathering one who calls us into community with all people;

All:     to bring justice and hope, freedom and truth.

One:    You are the gathering one who calls us into community with the whole creation;

All:     to live in harmony, to cherish and renew.

One:    Let us worship the God who calls us into community and makes us one.

posted on the Monthly Prayers page of the Christian Aid website

*Opening Song    “What Is This Place”    #1

Invitation to Give

Giving Music    “Amen Siakudamisa”    – arr. Moklebust

Giving Prayer

Children’s Choir    “The Perfect Ten”

Director, Dawn Hoffman; Pianist, Dorothy Janzen

Children’s Time

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

Scripture Song    “O God of Sanctuary”    Insert

Scripture Focus    Colossians 3: 12-17

As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as you have been forgiven, so you also must forgive. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful. Let the word of God dwell in you richly; teach and admonish one another in all wisdom; and with gratitude in your hearts sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of Jesus, giving thanks to God through him.

The Community of Faith    Cara Hudson

Message in Music    “I’m Gonna Lift My Sister Up”    – arr. Mary Alice & Peter Amidon

Welcoming New Members

Congregational Response

We welcome you with joy and affection into this family of faith.

We pledge to you – our help, our prayers, our love –

that we may all increase in the knowledge and love of God.

We trust God for strength to follow with you in Jesus’ way,

 keeping together the unity of the Spirit –

in the bonds of peace. Welcome!

Song of Commitment    “They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love”    Insert

The Community of Faith    Elaine Fleenor

Statement of Faith in Community

God calls us together, with our different gifts, our different ideas, our different tastes.
God calls us together, to share what makes us special, to build each other up, 

to serve each other in love. 

God calls us together, knowing that we are all needed if creation is to be whole.
God calls us together, to sing, to pray, to listen, to speak,

to be refreshed so that we can go out and serve. 

God calls us together in the name of Jesus. Rev Gord

*Sending Song    “Go My Children”    #433

*Sending Words

*Sending Music    “Come, Thou Almighty King”    – arr. Broughton

Ask about: Large Print Bulletins/Hymnals and/or

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

 

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