Bulletin for January 7, 2018

EPIPHANY SUNDAY, JANUARY 7, 2018

an * des­ig­nates a request for the con­gre­ga­tion to stand

GREETING & PRELUDE

Trois pièces en ré mineur (L’Organiste) — César Franck

 

CHORAL INTROIT  On This Day Earth Shall Ring

 

CALL TO WORSHIP

 

* HYMN No. 249   There’s A Song In The Air

 

CHILDREN’S MESSAGE

 

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH

 

CHORAL ANTHEM    Come to the Water — arr. by Jack Schrad­er

 

CONGREGATIONAL CALL TO PRAYER No. 349

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

 

OFFERING OUR GIFTS & OURSELVES TO GOD

HYMN No. 254 We Three Kings

 

* PRESENTING OUR GIFTS  O Come Let Us Adore Him!

 

* PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST

 

* FELLOWSHIP CHORUS Love Has Come (choir first, then con­gre­ga­tion)

 

THE WRITTEN WORD Rev­e­la­tion 3. 14–20

 

A SPIRITUAL CONVERSATION Romanc­ing the Stone

 

INVITATION TO RENEWING OUR COVENANT WITH GOD

 

COVENANT PRAYER

 

GIVING THANKS FOR THE WATER, THE BREAD & THE WINE

 

RENEWAL OF OUR BAPTISM

You may come for­ward through the cen­ter aisle to touch the water in the basin and receive Holy Com­mu­nion. You can make the sign of the cross upon your fore­head, remem­ber and renew your com­mit­ment to fol­low Christ. The altar rail is avail­able for prayer. Return to pew by the side aisle.

 

PRAYER OF BLESSING

 

* CLOSING HYMN No. 251   Go, Tell It On The Moun­tain

 

POSTLUDE Sor­tie en fa majeur (L’Organiste)  — César Franck