We are glad to have you worship with us!
Children are always welcome in worship; activity bags are available at the sanctuary entrances.
During the 9:30 a.m. worship, we offer a nursery for infants and toddlers, and
Discovery Zone for pre‑K to 12th grade following a Children’s Message.
Hearing devices and LARGE PRINT bulletins are available; our ushers are happy to assist you.
Please silence all devices during worship. (*) indicates please stand, as you are able
Sunday, July 5, 2015
PRELUDE Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory — Arr. by Lani Smith
Nancy B. James, piano William Young, organ
GREETING AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
CONGREGATIONAL INTROIT No. 2150 (FWS) Lord, Be Glorified
CALL TO WORSHIP (responsively)
One:Hear the Good News! God is coming like the glory of the morning on the wave,
All: God is Wisdom to the mighty, God is Succor to the brave,
One: So the world shall be God’s footstool, and the soul of Time God’s slave,
All: Let us gather and grow in wisdom and courage so that we may follow, for our God is marching on.
*HYMN No. 2074 (FWS) Shout to the Lord We will Glorify
OPENING PRAYER (unison)
Almighty God whom we call by many names, you rule all the peoples of the earth. Inspire the minds of all women and men with your vision of truth and justice, the hallmarks of your kingdom. Give all citizens of the US a zeal for what is good and right, and give us the certain hope and unflagging strength to do what justice requires. Forgive our shortcomings as individuals and as a nation. Purify our hearts to see and love the truth. We pray all these things through Jesus Christ. Amen.
*Children are dismissed to the Discovery Zone
THE GIFT OF MUSIC Tribute to America Nancy B. James, piano Arr. by Mark Hayes
*CONGREGATIONAL CALL TO PRAYER No. 473 Lead Me, Lord
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & THE LORD’S PRAYER
OFFERING OUR GIFTS AND OURSELVES TO GOD (please sign the register)
O Beautiful for Spacious Skies — Arr. by Lani Smith
*PRESENTING OUR GIFTS No. 2070 He Is Exalted
*CELEBRATING OUR FELLOWSHIP (Sharing Christ’s peace)
*FELLOWSHIP CHORUS We Are One in the Bond of Love
HEARING THE WRITTEN WORD Revelation 14:14–20
How do you imagine the harvest of the earth will look like?
How is the harvest by the second angel different from the first?
When do you feel we can expect the harvest? When will it we ready?
THE LESSON The Christian Call To Arms Rev. Dr. Brian Homan
PASTORAL PRAYER TO COMMITMENT
*HYMN No. 717 The Battle Hymn of the Republic
*HYMN N. 726 O Holy City, Seen of John
*THE SENDING Go Now in Peace
POSTLUDE God of Our Fathers - Arr. by Lani Smith
*Please stand as you are able
Please join us in Fellowship Hall for continued fellowship and refreshments following our worship.