Sunday Worship – February 4, 2018 FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY

buy Lyrica tablets PART 1:  

PART 2: 

  • Call to Worship – Richard Ray and congregation
    • Leader:    Come!  Let us give thanks to the Lord with whole hearts.
    • People:   Glory to God whose wonders are to be remembered.
    • Leader:   The Lord is gracious and full of compassion.
    • People:   The Lord feeds the righteous with truth.
  • Hymn 262:  “God of the Ages, Whose Almighty Hand” – NATIONAL HYMN
  • Call to Confession and Prayer (unison)
    • Holy and powerful God, you guide all spirits, comfort those in distress, and cast out all the forces in our lives that seek to destroy.  We pause as we begin to acknowledge that we feel unable and remain unwilling to do your will.  We protect what is familiar to us and reject what is unknown.  We admire those with courage but excuse ourselves when we falter from the truth.  We forget that you are always with us, and that with you all things are possible.  Forgive us, lead us, make us new.  Remove our desire to heed false prophets, and show us your way; in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one God, Mother of us all, hear our silent prayers of return …
  • Assurance of Pardon – Richard Ray and congregation
    • Leader:   Everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds.
    • People:   We ask for forgiveness and we seek a new life.
    • Leader:   Then our sins are forgiven and our lives are made new in Christ our Lord.
  • Response 579:  “Glory Be to the Father” – GLORIA PATRI
  • Passing of the Peace

PART 3:  

  • Anthem:  “Ubi Caritas” – Victor C. Johnson
    • Ubi caritas et amor,  (Where there is charity and love,)
      Deus ibi est.  (God is there.)
      Congregavit nos in unum Christi amor.  (The love of Christ has gathered us together.)
      Exsultemus et in ipso jucundemur.  (Let us rejoice and be glad in it.)
      Et ex corde diligamus nos sincero.  (And from a sincere heart let us love one another.)

PART 4:  

  • Scripture:  Mark 1:29-39
  • Sermon:  RE – LIGARE – Reverend Joel Weible, Pastor

PART 5: 

  • Hymn 515:  “Now to Your Table Spread” – LOVE UNKNOWN
  • Affirmation of Faith – Richard Ray and congregation
    • We believe that God hopes and works for a world where all shall be included in the feast of life and that in Christ we see how costly it is to bring that world about.
    • We believe that God of all the earth is at work beyond the churches as well as within them, working for justice, so that all may have a say in what happens to them.
    • We long for the time when all who hunger and thirst for justice shall be satisfied and we believe that despite the persistence of evil, now is always the time when more good can be done and we can make a difference.  Amen.

PART 6: 

  • Time of Giving Thanks  – Reverend Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Announcements
  • Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer

PART 7: 

  • Offertory:  Variations on “PLEADING SAVIOR” – arranged by Stephen Aber
  • Doxology 592:  “Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”
  • Prayer of Dedication (unison)
    • Generous God, you are our portion and our cup.  In you our hearts are glad, our souls rejoice, and our bodies rest.  Bless and multiply our offerings this morning that they may bring the joy of your presence more deeply into the world.  Amen.

PART 8: 

    • Communion Setting #1:  “Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts” – arranged by E.L. Diemer
    • Communion Setting #2:  “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” – arranged by Wilbur Held

PART 9: 

  • Hymn 280:  “Amazing Grace” – AMAZING GRACE
  • Charge and Benediction – Reverend Joel Weible, Pastor

PART 10: 

  • The Ringing of the Bell
  • Postlude: “Postludio in G Major” – George Blake