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NINETEENTH SABBATH AFTER PENTECOST
Assemble in God’s Name
Welcome and Concerns of the Church
s Passing the Peace
s Hymnbook: “Come, Christians, Join to Sing” #131
Lighting the Candles
Call to Worship (Psalm 145:10
Leader: The Lord be with you.
People: And with you also.
Leader: All your works shall give thanks to you, O LORD, People: And all your faithful people shall bless you.
Prayer of Confession (in unison)
O Lord God, we confess 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 judgment, 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. 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 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 Timothy 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, Thou Art My God and King” #5
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 145:1-7
Second Scripture Lesson: Revelation 21:2
Sermon: "The New Jerusalem”
Go in God’s Name
s The Apostles' Creed (p.12, The Hymnbook)
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: “Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine!” #139
s Extinguishing the Candles
s Charge and Blessing
s: all who are able, please stand.
It is the Lord’s desire that we love one another. In the spirit of love and friendship, we welcome all who have come to worship. ay we all be blessed as we praise God.
Wednesday Bible Study, 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. We are studying Joshua.
Next Sabbath, October 2, is World-Wide Communion Day.
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
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Last modified 03/08/06