Sunday Worship Service


                                              October 15, 2017



10:30 a.m.


 News of the Congregation                                                           Ruth King


 Words of Welcome                                                               Eric Leonard                                                                        

Call to Worship

              Leader:  Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;

              People:  The steadfast love of the Lord endures forever.

              Leader:   Blessed are they who maintain Justice,

People:  Who constantly do what is right.

Leader: Let us sing praises to our God!


*    Opening Hymn           For the Beauty of the Earth” #92

      (vs. 1-4,6)

(The ushers will collect your prayer requests during this time)


*   Affirmation of Faith     The Nicene Creed            #880

*   Gloria Patri


    Unison Prayer of Confession:

     Merciful and Mighty God, we want to act in ways that are right, but we often find ourselves doing just the opposite.  You are holy and we are flawed.  You are merciful and we are unforgiving. Remove the sin that separates us from you; gather us into your arms of mercy and enable us to walk in your way.  In Jesus’ name we pray.  Amen.


     Hymn          Breathe on Me, Breath of God” # 420

(vs. 1, 3 & 4)


     Pastoral Prayer and The Lord's Prayer      


     The Offering                

Offertory Music          “The Echo”          Organ       

(please sign and pass the pew pad during the offering and

greet your neighbors after service)

*The Doxology         #95

*The Offertory Prayer

Anthem                                        “Here I Am”                         Chancel Choir

                                         In Memory of Dora Mae Willats


      Scripture Readings              Matthew 21:23-27                            Rick King                                                        Matthew 21:28-32


     The  Message          “The Yes and No Brothers”      Pastor Leonard                   


*   Closing Hymn “Trust and Obey”     #467     

       (vs. 1 & 4)

(You are welcome to come to the altar rail to pray during this time)


*   Benediction


*   Postlude


*indicates that members of congregation stand as they are able.


“Christ Caring for People through People”


We are a Stephen Ministry Congregation




If you are visiting among us this morning we extend a cordial welcome to you. It is our hope and prayer that you will be pleased and made glad that you met with us for worship.


Nursery care is available for small children during the worship hour. Small children are those who are infants through kindergarten age. Older children are welcomed and urged to remain in the worship service.



Do you need a Bible? Pew Bibles are available to be used during worship. If you would like a Bible for yourself, new paperback copies are available as you enter and exit the sanctuary.


Sound Operators are Cory Rearick, Eric Serff & Ed Travis. See them or tell an usher if you would like to use an Assistive Listening Device.


Children’s Activity Bags are available in the Narthex for use during the service.



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