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TWENTY-FIFTH SABBATH AFTER PENTECOST
Assemble in God’s Name
Welcome and Concerns of the Church
s Passing the Peace
s Hymnbook: “Sing Them Over Again to Me” #265
Lighting the Candles
Call to Worship (Psalm 9:1)
Leader: The Lord be with you.
People: And with you also.
Leader: I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart;
People: I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
Prayer of Confession (in unison)
I confess to thee, ever-loving God, that I have sinned against thee. I acknowledge my greed. I admit that in the use of my worldly goods I have set myself against thy holy laws. Greedily and against charity have I grasped them. And scarcely, if at all, have I given of them when the need of my neighbor required it. I confess that I have born false witness, that I have gossiped about my neighbor, and I have failed to defend her honor and reputation as my own.
I acknowledge in summary that my life is nothing else than sin and transgression of thy holy commandments.
Wherefore I beseech thee, O heavenly Father, that, thou wouldst graciously forgive me these and all my sins. Keep and preserve me henceforth that I may walk only in thy way and live according to thy will; and all of this through Jesus Christ, thy dear Son, our Savior. 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 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 Hymnbook: “O Lord Most High, With All My Heart” #388
s Gloria Patri #546
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
s Doxology #544
Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)
Prayers of the People
First Scripture Lesson: Psalm 9:1-2, 7-11
Second Scripture Lesson: Joshua 24:15
Go in God’s Name
s The Apostles' Creed
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: “Jesus Calls Us” #269
s Extinguishing the Candles
s Charge and Blessing
s: all who are able, please stand.
What a glorious day to worship our Lord! We welcome each person with joy, and we hope that you will be blessed with spiritual renewal and uplifting joy.
There will be a Congregational Meeting today after Morning Worship. The purpose of the meeting is to elect deacons for 2006.
Wednesday Bible Study, 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
The Diaconate Meets next Sabbath, November 13.
The Session will meet on November 20 after morning Worship.
Men’s Fellowship Breakfast is November 20 at 8:00 a.m.
The Community Thanksgiving Service is November 20 at First Presbyterian Church. The service begins at 6:00 p.m.
Breakfast at the church
Thanksgiving Day, November 24
Breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m.
John Barron’s New Address
White Oak Manor
111 S. Congress St.
York, SC 29745
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
Copyright 2000 York Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
Last modified 03/27/06