GREETING UMH 6
ANNOUNCEMENTS: World Communion Sunday
PRELUDE Patty Bell
CALL TO WORSHIP:
Call: God has created the heavens, the earth and all that is in them.
Response: We will worship the creator of all!
Call: God has given us home and food and monetary provisions.
Response: We will worship the great provider!
Call: God has forgiven us, saved us, made us his children.
Response: We will worship our heavenly father!
Call: God is present in this place and ready to receive our worship.
Response: We will worship the ever-present God!
*PRAISE MUSIC: “Wash, O God, Our Sons And Daughters” UMH 605
TIME WITH THE YOUTH
HYMN: “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” UMH 526
PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD
PRAYER OF ILLUMUNATION:
Lord, open our hearts and minds, by the power of your Holy Spirit, that, as the Scriptures are read and your Word proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today. Amen.
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 PB, pg. 64
GOSPEL LESSON: Matthew 21:33-46 PB, pg. 22
THE MESSAGE: Pastor Vicki Lerdahl
*HYMN RESPONSE: “One Bread, One Body” UMH 620
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE: Joys and Concerns
Gracious God, I ask for prayer today for this community. There are many hurts and sorrows. There are many joys and celebrations. You know them all and we are thankful. For those who are hurting, please bring great healing and peace. For those who are celebrating, we give you glory for your gifts and provisions. God, may these people know without a doubt that they belong to you and that they are precious in your sight. I ask that we may use our joys and sorrows as a testimony of your work in our lives. Thank you for seeing us, for hearing us, for knowing us. In your holy name. Amen.
COMMUNION AND OFFERING
INVITATION: FOR WORLD COMMUNION
Almighty God: from the ends of the earth you have gathered us around Christ’s holy table.
We come to feast together.
Have mercy on your church, troubled and divided.
Renew us and make us one. Amen.
CONFESSION AND PARDON UMH 8
OUR OFFERING UMH 8
* PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING: “Doxology” UMH 70
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.
THE GREAT THANKSGIVING UMH 9
THE LORD’S PRAYER UMH 10
COMMUNION UMH 11
*CIRCLE SONG: “He Is Lord” UMH 177
He is Lord, He is Lord! He is risen from the dead and He is Lord! Every knee shall bow, every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.