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SECOND SABBATH AFTER PENTECOST
Assemble in God’s Name
Welcome and Concerns of the Church
s Passing the Peace
s Hymnbook: “God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand” #515
Lighting the Candles
Call to Worship (Psalm 33:12)
Leader: The Lord be with you.
People: And with you also.
Leader: Happy is the nation whose God is the LORD,
People: The people whom he has chosen as his heritage.
Prayer of Confession (in unison)
we confess that we have sinned against you
in thought, word, and deed,
by what we have done, and by what we have left undone.
We have not loved you with our whole heart and mind and strength.
We have not loved our neighbors as ourselves.
In your mercy, forgive what we have been,
help us amend what we are,
and direct what we shall be,
so that we may delight in your will and walk in your ways,
to the glory of your holy name.
This we pray in the name of the only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen.
Declaration of Forgiveness
Leader: Hear the Good News! Jesus himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that, free from sins, we might live for righteousness.
People: By his wounds, we have been healed. For we were going astray like sheep, but now we have returned to the shepherd and guardian of our souls. Praise the Lord!
All: The Lord's name be praised. Alleluia. Amen
s Gloria Patri #546
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
s Doxology #544
Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)
Prayer for Memorial Day
s First Reading: Psalm 85:4-13
s Hymnbook: “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” #513
Second Reading: I Corinthians 11:23-26
Sermon: "His Memorial"
Go in God’s Name
s The Apostles' Creed: The Hymnbook, p12.
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: “O Beautiful for Spacious Skies” #510
s Extinguishing the Candles
s Charge and Blessing
s: all who are able, please stand.
We extend a friendly welcome to each worshiper! It is a genuine joy to gather in the Lord’s house and share in the worship of the living and loving God.
HOMECOMING, Next Sabbath, June 5. Rev. Billy Barron will be the featured speaker. We will have dinner after Morning Worship. Invite everyone you know. Bring everyone you can. During Homecoming 2005, we will be honoring John Barron.
The WOC is having a baby shower for Elizabeth Gibson this afternoon, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Ladies Parlor. All of the ladies of the church are invited.
Donald Green, father of Bobbi Almaguer, died Thursday, May 19, 2005. He has claimed the promises of Scripture. We pray God’s comfort for the family.
4 Restore us again, O God of our salvation, and put away your indignation toward us.
5 Will you be angry with us forever? 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.
13 Righteousness will go before him, and will make a path for his steps.
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
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