Bulletin for August 20, 2017

Sun­day, August 20, 2017

GREETING & QUESTIONS OF LIFE & FAITH

• What role does the Bible play in your fam­i­ly life?

• How does your fam­i­ly live out your faith?

• How can God use your fam­i­ly as a bless­ing to oth­ers?

PRELUDE (in silence)  Rhosymedre — R Vaugh­an Williams

CALL TO WORSHIP No. 743  Psalm 8, Sing Response 1

* HYMN  No. 103   Immor­tal, Invis­i­ble, God Only Wise

OPENING PRAYER   

Open wide the win­dows of our spir­its, O Lord, and fill us full of light; open wide the door of our hearts, that we may receive and enter­tain thee with all our pow­ers of ado­ra­tion and love. Amen.     (Christi­na Ros­set­ti)

GIFT OF MUSIC      Quia respex­it from the Mag­ni­fi­cat

JS Bach       Nan­cy B. James, sopra­no

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & THE LORD’S PRAYER

OFFERING OUR GIFTS   Andante BWV 971 — J S Bach

* PRESENTING OUR GIFTS No. 2070  He Is Exalt­ed

* PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST

* FELLOWSHIP CHORUS   He Is Here

* HYMN  No. 156   I Love to Tell the Sto­ry

THE WRITTEN WORD  1 Samuel 1:1–11

THE SPOKEN WORD   Loca­tion, Loca­tion, Loca­tion

Rev. Can­dace Lawrence

* HYMN  No. 715     Rejoice, the Lord is King

THE BLESSING

* BENEDICTION SONG

POSTLUDE Old 100th — Healey Willan