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11:00 a.m. October 21, 2001

Assemble in God’s Name

Organ Prelude:

Choral Introit:

s Hymn: "Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!" #11

s Passing the Peace

Concerns of the Church

Call to Worship (Philippians 2:14-15)

Leader: Do all things without murmurings and disputings:

People: That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

Opening Prayer

Prayer of Confession: (in unison)

O Lord God, eternal and almighty Father, we confess and acknowledge unfeignedly before thy holy majesty that we are poor sinners, conceived and born in iniquity and corruption, 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 Geneva 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

Proclaim God’s Word

`Children's Sermon:

Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)

Prayers of the People

s First Reading: Jeremiah 31:27-34

s Hymnbook "It is Good to Sing Thy Praises" #20 (Psalm 92)

Second Reading: Luke 18:1-8


Sermon: "Prayer Prosthesis"

Go in God’s Name

s The Apostles' Creed

s Prayer of Thanksgiving

s The Lord’s Prayer

s Hymn: "Take Time to Be Holy" #300

s Charge and Blessing





Greetings and welcome to all! Remembering that "The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands" (Psalm 19:1), let us joyfully praise the Lord our God.

We have a new Youth Director: Elizabeth Gibson. We urge you to give Elizabeth your support and your prayers.

Next Sunday afternoon, at 5:00 p.m., we are going to have a cookout to welcome Elizabeth and her husband Tully to our congregation.

Ava Howe is our organist today. We welcome Ava back to our fellowship.

Session meets immediately following Morning Worship.

Bible Study : Wednesday, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.



If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant

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