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Bulletin

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ORDER OF SERVICE

PRELUDE                                                                                                          Luke Arnold

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                   Rev. Seth Thomas

*CALL TO WORSHIP                                                           Jenny Sue LeSchander, Lector
Praise the Lord, all the earth!
Praise the Lord from the heavens;
praise the Lord in the heights.
Praise the name of the Lord,
and the Lord’s glory shall be praised,
for people near and people far,
for people present and people to come,
for the young and for those wise with age.
Come, let us praise the Lord;
come, let us worship God.

*HYMN OF PRAISE                                              “This is My Father’s World”  – GTG #370

CALL TO CONFESSION

PRAYER OF CONFESSION

Holy God,
     you command us to love one another,
     yet we hold grudges and refuse to work for peace.
You command us to care for all of creation,
     yet we neglect the earth
     and abuse nature through carelessness.
You command us to walk in the ways of Jesus,
     yet we too often walk our own way.
Forgive us, O God.
Guide us as we work toward
     a new heaven here on earth.
Lead us to reconciliation
     and a vision for your beloved community,
     as we share your love with your people everywhere.

ASSURANCE OF GOD’S GRACE                     

*THE PEACE
The peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
And also with you.

                                            WE LISTEN FOR GOD’S WORD

PRAYER OF ILLUMINATION

FIRST SCRIPTURE READING                                                       Psalm 148 pgs. 582- 583
The Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.

SERMON READING                                                                    Revelation 21:1-6 pg. 259

SERMON                             “I Am Making Everything New”                   Rev. Seth Thomas

YOUTH CONFIRMATION                                                            Rory Anderson, Sam King

INSTALLATION OF DEACON                                                                          Amy Morriss

*HYMN OF RESPONSE                                                    “For Everyone Born” – GTG #769

                         WE RESPOND TO GOD’S INVITATION TO DISCIPLESHIP

JOYS & CONCERNS

PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION

THE LORD’S PRAYER
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.        

INVITATION TO THE OFFERING

OFFERTORY                                                                           “Beautiful Things” by Gungor

*DOXOLOGY                                              “For the Life That You Have Given” – GTG #717
For the life that you have given, for the love in Christ made known,
With these fruits of time and labor, with these gifts that are your own;
Here we offer, Lord, our praises; heart and mind and strength we bring;
Give us grace to love and serve you, Living what we pray and sing. 

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

*SINGING WELCOME AS CHILDREN RETURN TO SANCTUARY
Welcome, children, welcome, we are glad you’re here.
Welcome, children, welcome. Now to God draw near.

*HYMN OF COMMITMENT                                  “There is a Balm in Gilead”  – GTG #792


WE GO INTO THE WORLD AS GOD’S AMBASSADORS

*BLESSING & CHARGE

POSTLUDE

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