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TWENTY-SIXTH SABBATH AFTER PENTECOST
Assemble in God’s Name
Welcome and Concerns of the Church
s Passing the Peace
s Hymnbook: “Onward Christian Soldiers” #350
Lighting the Candles
Call to Worship (Psalm 90:2)
Leader: The Lord be with you.
People: And with you also.
Leader: Lord, before the mountains were brought forth,
People: Or ever you had formed the earth and the world, Leader: From everlasting to everlasting
People: You are God.
Prayer of Confession (in unison
Great and awesome God, we have sinned and done wrong, acted wickedly and rebelled, turning aside from your commandments and ordinances. We have not listened to your prophets. Open shame, O Lord, falls on us because we have sinned against you. To you belong mercy and forgiveness, but we have rebelled against you. We did not entreat your favor, Lord. We did not turn from our iniquities. We did not consider your faithfulness.
Nevertheless, we pray that you will turn away from your anger and wrath. For your own sake, Lord, let your face shine upon us. Incline your ear, O my God, and hear. We do not present our supplication before you on the ground of our righteousness, but on the ground of your great mercies. O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive. For your own sake, O my God, forgive us because we are your people forever. Amen.
---based on Daniel 9:4-10
Declaration of Forgiveness
Leader: The mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting. I declare to you, in the name of Jesus Christ; you are forgiven.
People: May the God of mercy, who forgives us all our sins strengthen us in all goodness, and by the power of the Holy spirit keep us in eternal life.
s Hymnbook: “Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Dwelling Place” #88
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 90:1-2, 12-17
Second Scripture Lesson: Daniel 9:3-4
Sermon: "Pleading in Prayer”
Go in God’s Name
s The Apostles' Creed
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” #385
s Extinguishing the Candles
s Charge and Blessing
s: all who are able, please stand.
In the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, we are pleased to welcome you. May we all experience the love of God and extend friendship toward one another.
Last Sabbath, the congregation elected the following to be the Diaconate class of 2006: Zane Abernethy, Patrick Brady, Richard Sherer, Linda Dickson.
Wednesday Bible Study, 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
The Diaconate Meets tonight at 7:00 p.m.
The Session meets next Sabbath, 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.
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
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Last modified 03/27/06