Sesquicentennial Celebration – May 22, 2016

Part 1

  • Ringing of the Bell
  • Welcome – Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Prelude:  “Sing Praise to God Who Reins Above” – arranged by Ernst Pepping (1901 – 1981) 

Part 2

  • Call to Worship – Myles Scott
  • Opening Hymn:  “Holy, Holy Holy! Lord God Almighty!” – NICAEA
  • Call to Confession and Prayer/Assurance of Pardon –  Myles Scott
  • Response – “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy” – IN BABILONE
  • Passing of the Peace 

Part 3

  • Time for Young Disciples – Kim Pappas

  Part 4

  • Anthem – The Chancel Choir:  “Wondrous Love”  arranged by Alice Parker/Robert Shaw 

Part 5

  • The Scripture Reading:  Acts 16:9-15
  • Sermon:  AND SO IT BEGINS (AGAIN) – Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor 

Part 6

  • Sermon Hymn:  “Today, We All are Called to be Disciples” – KINGSFOLD
  • Affirmation of Faith –  Myles Scott and congregation
  • Celebrations of Milestones and Recognitions of Service/Graduates and Sunday School Teachers

Part 7

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

Part 8

  • Offertory:  “I Can Only Imagine” – Bart Millard
  • Doxology/Dedication of Gifts

Part 9

  • Closing Hymn:  “There’s a Spirit in the Air” – LAUDS
  • Charge – Special Thanks and Sending of Seminarian Austin Wicks
  • Benediction –  The Chancel Choir 

Part 10

  • The Postlude:  “A Mighty Fortress is Our God” – arranged by Donald Hustad (1918 – 2013)

This week’s Bulletin: 

Download the bulletin:  May 22, 2016 Bulletin

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