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Assemble in God’s Name
s Hymnbook: "When Morning Gilds the Skies" #41
s Passing the Peace
Concerns of the Church
Call to Worship (I John 3:2)
Leader: The Lord be with you,
People: And with you also.
Leader: Beloved, we are God's children now;
People: What we will be has not yet been revealed.
Leader: What we do know is this:
People: When he is revealed, we will be like him,
Leader: For we will see him as he is.
Prayer of Confession (in unison)
God of compassion,
in Jesus Christ, you reveal the light of your glory, but we turn away, distracted by our own plans.
We confess that we speak when we should listen and act when we should wait. Forgive our aimless enthusiasms.
Grant us wisdom to live in your light
Grant us wisdom to follow in the way of your beloved Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen.
Declaration of Forgiveness
Leader: Who is to condemn? It is Christ Jesus, who died, yes, who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who indeed intercedes for us. (Rom 8:34)
People: So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! (II Cor. 5:17)
s Gloria Patri #546
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
s Doxology #544
Children's Sermon: “Secret Sin"
Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)
Prayers of the People
s First Reading: Psalm 4
s Hymnbook: "On the Good and Faithful" #52
Second Reading: Exodus 34:29-35
Sermon: "God’s Area Code"
Go in God’s Name
s The Apostles' Creed
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" #111
s Charge and Blessing
s: all who are able, please stand.
We welcome with gladness all who have come to worship the Lord. On this Sunday before Lent, let us prepare ourselves to be open to the presence of God. In God “we live and move and have our being” (Acts 17:28, nrsv).
Adult Bible Study, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Young People: Wednesday, Second Grade and up, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Mary Morris is in Piedmont Hospital. Please remember Mary and all our sick and shut-ins in your prayers.
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
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Last modified 08/06/04