Sesquicentennial Celebration – July 31, 2016

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – July 31, 2016

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The youth and congregation tie dyed t-shirts immediately following the service in preparation for next Sunday’s picnic.

Part 1

  • Ringing of the Bell
  • Prelude: “Brethren, We Have Come to Worship” – arranged by Donald Hustad  (1918 – 2013) 

Part 2

  • Call to Worship – Kim Pappas
  • Opening Hymn:  “O God of Earth and Space” – LEONI
  • Call to Confession and Prayer/Assurance of Pardon –  Kim Pappas and congregation
  • Response – “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy” – IN BABILONE 

Part 3

  • Time for Young Disciples – Rev. Joel Weible 

Part 4

  • Special Music -“Serenade” – Roman Hoffstetter  (1742 – 1815)
    • Alison Clark – Flute Solo 

Part 5

Part 6

  • Sermon Hymn:  “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” – ELLACOMBE
  • Affirmation of Faith –  Kim Pappas and congregation 

Part 7

  • Welcome and Announcements:  Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • A Moment in Time:  Remembering Years Past – 1872
  • Prayers of the People/The Lord’s Prayer 

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Excerpt from 75 year anniversary bulletin, part of today’s “Moment in Time” (Click for closer view)

 

Part 8

  • Offertory:  “Wir glauben all an einen Gott”  (“We All Believe in One God,” BWV 1098) – J.S. Bach (1685 – 1750)
  • Doxology/Dedication of Gifts – Kim Pappas and congregation 

Part 9

  • Closing Hymn:  “Eternal God, Whose Power Upholds” – FOREST GREEN
  • Charge and Benediction – Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor 

Part 10

  • Postlude:  “Toccata from ‘Suite Gothique'” –  Léon Boëllmann  (1862 – 1897) 

This week’s Bulletin: 

Download the bulletin:  July 31, 2016 Bulletin

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