Haven Church Bulletin – Communion – September 2, 2012

GATHERING

                                                                                      Liturgist Susie Lidbeck  ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRELUDE                                                                                   Robert Reese

 

GREETING

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
And also with you.

Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
and establish the work of our hands;

yes, establish the work of our hands.

 

*OPENING HYMN      All Praise to Our Redeeming Lord”         UMH# 554

 

PRAYERS-UNISON

Be present at our table, Lord;

Be here and everywhere adored;

Thy creatures bless, and grant that we

May feast in paradise with thee

 

*HYMN          “Blest Be the Dear Uniting Love”                              UMH #566

 

PRAYER-UNISON

Father of earth and heaven,

 

 

  Thy hungry children feed,

Thy grace be to our spirits given,

  That true immortal bread

Grant us and our entire race

  In Jesus Christ to prove

The sweetness of thy pardoning grace,

  The manna of thy love.

 

TIME WITH THE YOUTH

 

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON                                   Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9

 

PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS

OFFERTORY PRAYER

RECEIVING OUR OFFERING

*PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING

*DOXOLOGY

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

JOYS AND CONCERNS

 

NEW TESTAMENT LESSON                                  1 Corinthians 11:24-26

PRAYER OF ILLUMINATION

 

THE MESSAGE                                                                    Michael Keffer

 

RESPONSE TO THE WORD                                                                       UMH#886

 

PRAYERS

 

*HYMN          “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”                                    UMH #557

 

COMMUNION

CONFESSION AND PARDON                                                  UMH Page 12

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                                          UMH Page 13-14

THE LORD’S PRAYER

RECEIVING COMMUNION                                                Rev. Ed Womack

 

SENDING FORTH

*CIRCLE SONG                                                                                UMH #393

Spirit of the Living God, fall afresh on me.

Spirit of the Living God, fall afresh on me.

Melt me, mold me, fill me, use me.

Spirit of the Living God, fall afresh on me.

 

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