FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
September 17, 2017 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Please silence cell phones. *Please stand as you are able.
PRELUDE Andante con moto in B Flat Major, Op. 55/30
-Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
*OPENING HYMN Lord of All Hopefulness TFWS No. 2197
*CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: When fear is holding you back,
People: Come and see, and follow Christ.
Leader: When despair has brought you down,
People: Lift up your head, and follow Christ.
Leader: When all seems lost and the world is too harsh,
People: Take his hand, and follow Christ.
Leader: In this time of worship,
People: Let us follow Jesus, and know that Jesus is with us.
All: Christ has come before us, Christ is with us, and Christ will come again. Amen.
*ACT OF PRAISE Gloria Patri No. 71
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
ANTHEM 8:30 – There Has to be a Song -Andrea Ramsey
11:00 – Lament -Gilbert Allen
EPISTLE LESSON 2 Timothy 1:3-18
The Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
GOSPEL ACCLAMATION “Halle, Halle, Halleluja” TFWS No. 2026
*GOSPEL John 1:35-46
The Gospel of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
After the Children’s message, the Light from our altar will lead our youngest family members to Preschool PraySchool at 8:30 and 11 a.m. (Potty-trained 2 year olds –Kindergarten); and at 11 a.m., Faith for Me 1, 2, 3 (1st-3rd graders). A parent is asked to accompany PraySchool children to sign them in.
RESPONSE All You Works of God, Bless the Lord
MESSAGE Rev. Daniel Mejia
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
THE LORD’S PRAYER No. 895
PASSING OF THE PEACE
PRESENTATION OF OUR GIFTS
OFFERTORY 8:30 – Sing to the Lord A New Song -Robert C. Lau
11:00 – Walk the Walk: A Jazz Duet in Rondo Form -Stephen Jackman
*DOXOLOGY No. 95
*CLOSING HYMN Lord, Speak to Me No. 463
*BENEDICTION AND SENDING
*RESPONSE 8:30 – Sevenfold Amen -John Stainer
11:00 – Shalom to You No. 666
POSTLUDE Allegro maestoso in D Major, Op. 55/7 -Flor Peeters (1903-1986)