SECOND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Music Sunday and Father’s Day
June 18, 2017 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Please silence cell phones. *Please stand as you are able.
PRELUDE Chorale Prelude on “He Leadeth Me” -David Cherwien (b. 1957)
*OPENING HYMN “When In Our Music God is Glorified” No. 68
*CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: We believe in God, who made us in His image.
People: We live, we love, we laugh, because we are like Him.
Leader: We believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of God, our Lord and Savior.
People: He had the last laugh on the devil when He rose from the dead.
Leader: We believe in the Holy Spirit, coequal and coeternal with the Father and the Son.
People: Our counselor, our guide, our motivator – He is our joy!
Leader: Forgive us, Lord, when we take ourselves too seriously,
People: when we refuse to claim the happiness that is rightfully ours as your children,
Leader: when we forget that you will have the last laugh in this world.
People: Restore to us the joy of our salvation, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
*ACT OF PRAISE Gloria Patri No. 71
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
ANTHEM “A Prayer Before Singing” -Dan Forrest
EPISTLE LESSON Romans 5:1-8
The Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
GOSPEL ACCLAMATION “Halle, Halle, Halleluja” TFWS No. 2026
*GOSPEL Matthew 9:35-10:8
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 “This Is My Father’s World” No. 144
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Music and the Churches in America
CONGREGATIONAL HYMN: “Praise The Lord Who Reigns Above”
ANTHEM: “I Will Be a Child of Peace”
-Shaker Tune, arr. Elaine Hagenberg
CONGREGATIONAL HYMN: “My Faith Looks Up to Thee” No. 452
Stanzas 1 & 2 only
ANTHEM: “First Song of Isaiah” -Jack Noble White
CONGREGATIONAL HYMN: “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” No. 474
ANTHEM: “My God Is A Rock” -Spiritual, arr. Alice Parker & Robert Shaw
CONGREGATIONAL HYMN: “My Hope Is Built” No. 368
Stanzas 1 & 3 only
ANTHEM: “Consecration” -Frederick Chatfield
CONGREGATIONAL HYMN: “Because He Lives” No. 364
Stanza 1 only
ANTHEM: “My Crown of Creation” -Shaker Tune, arr. Charles W. Ore
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
THE LORD’S PRAYER No. 895
PRESENTATION OF OUR GIFTS
OFFERTORY “My Shepherd Will Supply My Need”
–Resignation, arr. Virgil Thomson
*DOXOLOGY No. 95
*CLOSING HYMN “Maker, in Whom We Live” No. 88
*BENEDICTION AND SENDING “The Lord Bless You”
-Peter C. Lutkin (1858-1931)
*RESPONSE “Shalom to You” No. 666
POSTLUDE Toccata on the Spiritual “Great Day”
-Adolphus Hailstork (b. 1941)