WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY
OCTOBER 1, 2017
*indicates a request to stand
CHORAL INTROIT Joyfully Sing to God Forever
In the midst of the violence and intolerance in the present situation of our nation and the world, how would Christ want us to respond?
PRELUDE Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren
CALL TO WORSHIP (Philippians 2)
One: Come, let us bow before the holy One.
All: Come, let us confess God’s might.
One: Come, let us feel God’s mercy.
All: Come, let us live in God’s light.
One: As God’s people, we lift our voices in praise.
All: Glory to you, gracious and loving God!
Gracious Lord, how shall we do your will today? Will it be in acts of praise, in gifts shared, in prayers lifted? Who will you lead us to serve? Help us trust you. Help us listen. Bless this community as we come together in worship. Encourage us, comfort us, unite us, make our joy complete. Amen.
HYMN We, Thy People, Praise Thee, #67
ANTHEM One World, One Commnon Chancel Choir, Kathy Rice, flute
CHORAL CALL TO PRAYER Lord Listen to Your Children Praying
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & THE LORD’S PRAYER
GIVING OURSELVES TO GOD Menuetto D‑dur — Haydn
*PRESENTATION OF OUR GIFTS We Will Glorify
We will glorify the King of kings. We will glorify the Lamb. We will glorify the Lord of lords, who is the great I Am.
Lord Jehovah reigns in majesty. We will bow before His throne.
We will worship Him in righteousness. We will worship Him alone.
*PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST
*FELLOWSHIP CHORUS He Is Here
He is here! He is here! My heart tells me that Jesus, Jesus is here!
THE WRITTEN WORD 2 Chronicles 6. 3–11
SONG OF PREPARATION #473, Lead Me Lord
THE SPOKEN WORD Leaving a Legacy of Unfinished Business
SERVICE OF WORD AND TABLE II, PAGE 12
Communion is open to all. The ushers will serve us in the pews. Please wait until everyone is served and we are instructed to partake.
HYMN We’ve A Story to Tell to the Nations, #569
THE BLESSING “Go Now In Peace”