Bulletin for Sunday, May 6, 2018

SUNDAY MAY 6, 2018

 

PRELUDE Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent Wesley Bell Ringers

 

GREETING & AFFIRMATION

 

CONGREGATIONAL INTROIT #328 Surely the Presence of the Lord

CALL TO WORSHIP                             

 

HYMN #2220 We Are God’s People

 

OPENING PRAYER

 

CELEBRATION OF INFANT BAPTISM & SPIRITUAL DEDICATION

August Ryker Thurston, son of Iris and Ryan Thurston

 

MISSION MOMENT Congregational Caregiving & Lay Servants

 

GIFT OF MUSIC Thine Is The Glory Wesley Bell Ringers & Bill Young

 

CONGREGATIONAL CALL TO PRAYER #507 Through it All

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

 

THE LORD’S PRAYER

 

*GIVING OURSELVES TO GOD

Adagio für Glasharmonika K 617a – W A Mozart

 

*PRESENTATION OF OUR GIFTS #2070       He Is Exalted

 

*PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST

 

*FELLOWSHIP CHORUS   #2226 Bind Us Together

 

HYMN #554 All Praise to Our Redeeming Lord

 

WRITTEN WORD                  Romans 12:1-13

 

QUESTIONS OF LIFE & FAITH

  • How is Paul’s definition of worship different from your typical understanding?
  • What is the goal of worship?
  • How does striving to offer a living sacrifice impact your thoughts about yourself and the use of your gifts?

 

SPIRITUAL CONVERSATION

Can You Imagine Serving? Dr. Brian Homan

 

HYMN #2153 I’m Gonna Live So God Can Use Me              

 

POSTLUDE Bell Symphony (from Rejoice in the Lord Always)

by Henry Purcell