Blessed be the Lord God, who alone does wondrous things!
Blessed be His glorious name forever!
May His glory fill the earth!
PRELUDE Robert Reese
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Let us open our eyes, that we may see God’s goodness.
People: Let us open our eyes that we may hear God speak.
Leader: Let us open our minds that we may think the thoughts of God.
People: Let us open our lives that God may enter in.
Leader: Come, let us worship Him!
* HYMN “Battle Hymn of the Republic” UMH #717
CALL TO CONFESSION
UNISON PRAYER OF CONFESSION
Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against You in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, and by what we have left undone. We have not loved You with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We are truly sorry and we humbly repent. For the sake of Your Son Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us; that we may delight in Your will, and walk in Your ways, to the glory of Your Name. Amen.
ASSURANCE OF PARDON
TIME WITH YOUTH Janet Keffer
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON Jeremiah 1:4-10
*HYMN “Faith of Our Fathers” UMH #710
PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS
We worship God not only with our lips, but by our lives. We serve God not only with our hearts but by our hands. We demonstrate both our worship and our service by bringing to the glory of God our tithes and our offerings.
RECEIVING OUR OFFERING
*PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING
*DOXOLOGY UMH #95
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE-JOYS AND CONCERNS Janet Keffer
PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON Luke 4:21-30
THE MESSAGE Michael Keffer
*HYMN “Lift High the Cross” UMH #159
CONFESSION AND PARDON UMH Page 12
THE GREAT THANKSGIVING UMH Page 13-15
THE LORD’S PRAYER
*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.
*Stand as you are able. The quiet room is available in the back of the sanctuary if needed.
Many Thanks to the Rev. Ed Womack for officiating at our Communion Service this morning.