Bulletin for July 5

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’S MOMENT

*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

THE LESSON

*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.