Haven Church Bulletin – July 7, 2013

Communion Sunday

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

GATHERING

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GREETING

Leader: Trust in the Lord and do good.

ALL: May the Lord give strength to the people.

Leader: O taste and see that the Lord is good.

ALL: God is our refuge and strength.

 

PRELUDE                                                                                                     Kathy Nash

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: Our help is in the name of the Lord.

People:  Who made heaven and earth.

Leader: O that people would praise the Lord for His goodness, for His wonderful works to the children of us all.

All: Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.

Leader: His mercy endures forever, come let us worship Him.

 

*HYMN                                 “America the Beautiful”                                 UMH #696

 

TIME WITH YOUTH                                                                                  Janet Keffer

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON                                               Psalm 116 vs.1-2 &12-19

 

*HYMN                                     “Lift High the Cross”                                 UMH #159

 

PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS

OFFERTORY PRAYER

Gracious God, you provide us with opportunities every day to extol the dedication of this congregation, our faith family.  Through our giving, we are able to support the vital ministries of this faith family.  Bless these gifts and encourage us be in service in your holy name.  Amen.  Galatians 6:1-6, 7-16

RECEIVING OUR OFFERING

*PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING

*DOXOLOGY                                                                                               UMH #95

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE-JOYS AND CONCERNS                          Janet Keffer

PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON                                                                2 Kings 5:1-14

THE MESSAGE                               “The Lasting Cure”                       Michael Keffer

*HYMN                                      “Let Us Break Bread Together”                UMH #618 

 

COMMUNION

INVITATION/CONFESSION AND PARDON                                      UMH Page 12

 

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                                                                  UMH Page 13-15

 

THE LORD’S PRAYER

 

*RECEIVING COMMUNION

 

*HYMN                                     “I Come with Joy”                                     UMH # 617

 

SENDING FORTH

*CIRCLE SONG:                         “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”               UMH #557

Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love; the fellowship of kindred minds is like to that above.

 

*BLESSING

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*Stand as you are able. The quiet room is available in the back of the sanctuary if needed.

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