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SECOND SABBATH AFTER EPIPHANY
11:00 a.m. January 20, 2002
Assemble in Gods Name
s Hymnbook: "For the Beauty of the Earth" #2
s Passing the Peace
Concerns of the Church
Call to Worship (John 1:12)
Leader: But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God,
People: Even to them that believe on his name:
Prayer of Confession (in unison)
O Lord God, we confess and acknowledge unfeignedly before thy holy majesty that we are poor sinners, prone to do evil, incapable of any good, and that in our depravity we transgress thy holy commandments without end or ceasing: Wherefore we purchase for ourselves, through thy righteous judgement, our ruin and perdition. Nevertheless, O Lord, we are grieved that we have offended thee, and we condemn ourselves and ours sins with true repentance, beseeching thy grace to relieve our distress. O God and Father most gracious and full of compassion, have mercy upon us in the name of thy Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. And as thou dost blot out our sins and stains, magnify and increase in us day by day the grace of thy Holy Spirit; that as we acknowledge our unrighteousness with all our heart, we may be moved by that sorrow which shall bring forth true repentance in us, mortifying all our sins and producing in us the fruits of righteousness and innocence which are pleasing unto thee; through the same Jesus Christ our lord. Amen. (John Calvin 1542)
Declaration of Forgiveness
Leader: The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners (I Tim. 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 Gloria Patri #546
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
s Doxology #544
Prayers of the People
Proclaim Gods Word
Children's Sermon: "Touch the Sky"
Dismissal to Childrens Church (5 and Under)
s First Reading: Psalm 40:1-11
s Hymnbook: "Hear My Words, O Gracious Lord" #48
Second Reading: John 1:29-42
Sermon: "Opryland Discipleship"
Go in Gods Name
s The Apostles' Creed
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: "O Worship the King All Glorious Above" #26
s Charge and Blessing
"I was glad when they said to me, Let us go to the house of the Lord!" (Psalm 122:1). In that same spirit of gladness, let us joyfully worship our Lord. Welcome to all!
Christian Education Committee meets after Morning Worship today.
The officers for the Diaconate for 2002 are:
Chairman: Zane Abernethy
Vice-Chairman: Bob Connolly
Secretary: Barbara Bennett
Bible Study, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Bobbie Hines died Saturday, January 12. He was the brother-in-law of Frances Nivens and the uncle of James McMackin. He has claimed the promises of the faith. We pray God's comfort for the family.
Antolin Almaguer, father of Alex Almaguer, had heart bypass surgery last week. we pray that God will be with him during this time of recovery and with all our sick and shut-ins.
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
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