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