Sunday, July 1, 2012 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Canada Day
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
God invites Us to worship
Life and Work of the Church Family
Lighting the Christ Candle
Passing the Peace
Stand as we sing: O Canada
Call to Worship:
L. We gather today to celebrate Christ on Canada’s Birthday
P. As we gather we come to worship our creator.
L. Let us come before God’s presence with thanksgiving.
P. We are thankful for our country our openness and freedoms.
L. The spirit reaches into our lives with a call to wonder, love and praise.
P. We answer with the songs of our hearts, minds, and spirits. Amen
Prayer of Approach:
Creator of the Universe, you have brought our loves together as your church, creating beautiful patterns of friendship and support.
We find places of connection as we share our
stories that will bind us to each other forever.
As we join the pieces of our individual lives together with each other it is so much clearer how your grace fills the world with beauty
Continue to join us together in new and interesting patterns for your name’s sake. Amen
Hymn: VU# 326 “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing"
Children’s Time: “Sharing”
The Scripture Speaks to us
2 Samuel 1:1,17-27
Psalm 130 VU pg. 853
2 Corinthians 8: 7-15
Choir Anthem: “Love Knocks and Waits”
Words & music by Daniel Charles Damon
Sermon: “Gifts we share”
Hymn: VU # 661 “Come to my Heart”
God Invites Us to Respond
We give our thanks to God. (3x’s)
Pastoral and Silent & Lord
Hymn: VU# 664 “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
God Goes with Us in Our Daily Live
Commissioning and Benediction: