11:00 a.m.                                              February 18, 2007

Assemble in God’s Name

Organ Prelude:


Choral Introit:



Concerns of the Church


s  Passing the Peace

s Bible Songs: "Motives to Gratitude”  #220

Lighting the Candles

Call to Worship (In Unison)

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which passes understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.


Opening Prayer


A Prayer for God’s Blessings--Psalm 85

(See Insert)


s Hymnbook: “Hear My Words, O Gracious Lord”  #48

s Gloria Patri #546


Presentation of Tithes and Offerings




s Doxology #544


Proclaim God’s Word

Children's Sermon

               Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)


Prayers of the People


First Reading: Luke 11:5-13




Second Reading: Luke 11:1-4


Sermon: "The Language of Prayer”


Go in God’s Name

s The Apostles' Creed


s Prayer of Thanksgiving


s The Lord's Prayer


s Hymnbook: "Praise the Lord: Ye heavens Adore Him” #3

s Extinguishing the Candles


s Charge and Blessing

Leader:  May God’s face shine upon you and be gracious to you.

People:  Amen.

Leader:  May God look upon you with kindness and give you peace.

People:  Amen.

Leader:  Let us go forth into the world rejoicing in the power of the Holy Spirit!

People:  Thanks be to God.



s:  all who are able, please stand.



We focus our worship and deepen our faith through prayer. This may be uncomfortable for some, because we are accustomed to a fast-paced life where there are few opportunities for quietness. Our souls are often too “busy” to hear the voice of God calling out to them.  We need to be still and be at peace in the presence of God.


We will not have Bible Study this Wednesday, February 21.  We will resume Bible Study next Wednesday, February 28.


Ash Wednesday, February 21, 2007


Next Sabbath, February 25, is the first Sabbath in Lent.


Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, Next Sabbath, February 25, 8:00 a.m.


The young people will go bowling next Sabbath, February 25, at 2:00 p.m.


Carroll Moore was in the hospital this week but has now returned home.  Jeanette Chambers is in the hospital.  Please remember Nell Norris in your prayers also, and all our sick and shut-ins.



Psalm 85:1-12

1 Lord, you were favorable to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob.

2 You forgave the iniquity of your people; you pardoned all their sin.

3 You withdrew all your wrath; you turned from your hot anger.

4 Restore us again, O God of our salvation, and put away your indignation towards us.

5 Will you be angry with us for ever?  Will you prolong your anger to all generations?

6 Will you not revive us again, so that your people may rejoice in you?

7 Show us your steadfast love, O Lord, and grant us your salvation.

8 Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his faithful, to those who turn to him in their hearts.

9 Surely his salvation is at hand for those who fear him, that his glory may dwell in our land.

10 Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other.

11 Faithfulness will spring up from the ground, and righteousness will look down from the sky.

12 The Lord will give what is good, and our land will yield its increase.


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