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11:00 a.m. November 10, 2002

Assemble In God's Name

Organ Prelude:

Choral Introit:

s Hymnbook: "Immortal. Invisible, God Only Wise" #85

s Passing the Peace

Concerns of the Church

Call to Worship (Matthew 5:3)

Leader: The Lord be with you.

People: And with you also.

Leader: Blessed are the poor in spirit,

People: For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Opening Prayer

Prayer of Confession (in unison)

I poor sinner confess to thee, O Almighty, eternal, merciful God and Father, that I have sinned in manifold ways against thee and thy commandments. I confess that I have not believed in thee, my one God and Father, but have put my faith and trust more in creatures than in thee, my God and Creator, because I have feared them more than thee. And for their benefit and pleasure, I have done and left undone many things in disobedience to thee and thy commandments.

I confess that I have taken thy holy Name in vain, that I have often sworn falsely and lightly by the same, that I have not always professed it nor kept it holy as I ought; but even more, I have slandered it often and grossly with all my life, words, and deeds. 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 Gloria Patri #546

Presentation of Tithes and Offerings


s Doxology #544

Proclaim God's Word

Children's Sermon: "Who Does God Love the Most" Romans 5:6,8

Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)

Prayers of the People

s First Scripture Lesson: Psalm 34:1-11

s Hymnbook: "Thy Might Sets Fast the Mountains" #99

Second Scripture Lesson: Revelation 7:9-17


Sermon: "Coram Deo"

Go In God's 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


s: all who are able, please stand.



Big changes coming up for Sunday School in December. Details will be announced later.

Diaconate meets tonight 7:00 p.m.

Young People: Nursing Home Visits today, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Young People meet on Wednesday, 7-8 p.m.

Adult Bible Study: Wednesday (10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.).

Tomorrow, November 11, is Veteran's Day.

Fifty-third Thanksgiving Breakfast.

On November 28, we will serve our fifty-third Thanksgiving Breakfast. The rule is that the men come early and make breakfast. The women come at 8 to eat. Come and be welcome.

Men's Fellowship Breakfast is Next Sabbath, November 17, at 8:00 a.m. If you would like to sign up to cook for the Men's Fellowship Breakfast, please sign up on the sheet in the narthex.

At last week's Congregational Meeting, the following were elected as the Diaconate's class of 2003: Tully Gibson, Frances Nivens, Ron Taylor, Newton Wells. Deacons will be ordained and installed on December 8, 2002.



If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant

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