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Assemble in God’s Name
s Hymnbook: "Now Thank We All Our God" #9
s Passing the Peace
Concerns of the Church
Call to Worship (Psalm 46:1-2)
Leader: The Lord be with you.
People: And with you also
Leader: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
People: Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea;
Prayer of Confession (In Unison)
Almighty and most merciful Father; We have erred, and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; And we have done those things which we ought not to have done; And there is no health in us. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us, miserable offenders. Spare thou those, O God, who confess their faults. Restore thou those who are penitent; According to thy promises declared unto mankind In Christ Jesus our Lord. And grant, O most merciful Father, for his sake; That we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and sober life, To the glory of thy holy Name. 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: “God Can Count"
Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)
Prayers of the People
s First Reading: Psalm 46
s Hymnbook: "God Is Our Refuge and Our Strength" #381
Second Reading: Psalm 1
Sermon: "Heirloom Seeds"
Go in God’s Name
s The Apostles' Creed
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee" #21
s Charge and Blessing
s: all who are able, please stand.
“Be glad in the Lord and rejoice” (Psalm 32:11, nrsv). Welcome to all who have come to worship God. May happiness fill our hearts as we approach the throne of grace.
Young People Today: Games and Snacks at Church, 2-3 p.m.
Young People: Wednesday, All Youth, 6-7 p.m.
Adult Bible Study, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Next Sabbath, February 1, is Souper Bowl Sabbath
Please plan to attend our third annual Souper Bowl Sabbath “Covered Pot” lunch following Morning Worship next Sabbath. Please bring a favorite soup and/or sandwich to share. We will receive a Souper Bowl offering for PATH.
Elizabeth Gibson had outpatient surgery this week. Please remember Elizabeth and all our sick and shut-ins in your prayers.
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
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