Return to Bulletin Page



11:00 a.m. July 7, 2002

Assemble in God's Name

Organ Prelude:

Choral Introit:

s Hymnbook: "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" #513

s Passing the Peace

Concerns of the Church

Call to Worship (I John 4:16)

Leader: The Lord be with you.

People: And also with you.Leader: God is Love.

People: And those who abide in love abide in God,

Leader: And God abides in them

Opening Prayer

Prayer of Confession (in unison)

Almighty, eternal God and Father, we confess and acknowledge unto thee that we were conceived in unrighteousness and are full of sin and transgression in all our life. We do not fully believe thy word nor follow thy holy commandments. Remember thy goodness, we beseech thee, and for thy name's sake be gracious unto us, and forgive us our iniquity. This we pray in the name of the only-begotten Son, Amen.

[Martin Bucer 1539]

Declaration of Forgiveness

Leader: The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners (I Timothy 1:15).

People: He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that, free from sins, we might live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed (I Peter 2:24).

s Hymnbook: "God is Our Refuge and Our Strength" #381

Presentation of Tithes and Offerings


s Doxology #544

Proclaim God's Word

Children's Sermon: "Lights" Matthew 5:14-16

Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)

Scripture Lesson: Genesis 24:58-67


Sermon: "A Husband for Rebekah"

The Eucharist

s The Nicene Creed p.12

s Hymnbook: "Let Us Break Bread Together" #447

(Stanza 1)

Preparation of the Table

Prayer of Thanksgiving

ALL: Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory.

Hosanna in the highest.

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.

Hosanna in the highest.

The Lord's Prayer

Communion of the People

Go In God's Name

s Hymnbook: "Let Us Break Bread Together" #447

(Stanza 2)

s Charge and Blessing



It is a joy to welcome you to worship today. Thank you for joining us as we prepare to approach the Throne of Grace. May God be present and bless us.

Joint meeting, Session and Diaconate, July 28, 7:00 p.m.


If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant

HOME About YARPC Webmaster Links Sermons What's New Prayer Center

Copyright 2000 York Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

Last modified 8/19/02