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Sunday Service for August 18st

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Sunday August 18, 2019

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Led by the Congregation and David Faber, LLWL

GOD CALLS US TOGETHER

GATHERING MUSIC Emma Ratte

WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS

*HYMN: “Gather Us In” MV #7

Words and Music: David Hann Used with permission. One License #A-725242

CANDLE LIGHTING

WE OFFER OURSELVES TO GOD

CENTERING PRAYER

*HYMN:“For the Fruit of All Creation” VU #227

Words: Fred Pratt Green Music: Welsh folk melody ca. 1784 Used with permission. One License #A-725242

(Any children or young at heart may come forward while we sing the hymn)

CHILDREN’S TIME

*HYMN: “Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying”: Sung Twice VU #400

Words and Music: Ken Medema Used with permission. One License #A-725242

(Those gathered for Children’s Time may return to their seats as we sing)

PRAYER OF HEALING

We come to you, O God, our River of Life:

May we drink deeply, and receive your grace.

We come to you, O God, our Rock of Ages:

May we stand in trust, and receive your strength.

We come to you, O God, our Source of Compassion:

May we open our hearts,

And receive your healing love. Amen.

(Prayerful silence is kept)

WORDS OF GRACE

As we journey arm and arm with the love of God may we find our path.

Thanks to God for gifts given through grace. Amen.

THE SCRIPTURES SPEAK TO US

SCRIPTURE READINGS -

Isaiah 5:1-7 (Hebrew Lesson)

Luke 12:49-56 (Gospel Lesson) Read by Betty Ann Davidson

In these words is peace for the world. Thanks be to God!

REFLECTION:

Walk the Walk

GOD INVITES US TO RESPOND

*HYMN “How Firm a Foundation” VU #660

Words: “K” in John Rippon Music: Welsh folk melody Used with permission. One License #A-725242

OFFERING INVITATION

*OFFERING SUNG RESPONSE "What Can I Do?" MV #191

Words & Music: Paul Rumbolt & Michele McCarthy Used with permission. One license #A-725242

OFFERING PRAYER

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE – LORD’S PRAYER

WE GO OUT IN FAITH

*HYMN “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace" VU #684

Words: attr to St Francis Music: Sebastian Temple Used with permission. One License #A-725242

BLESSING

*CHORAL BENEDICTION “Take, O Take Me as I Am” MV #85

Words & Music: John L. Bell and Graham Maule Used with permission. One License #A-725242

Earlier Event: August 17
Chuckwagons
Later Event: August 18
Upcoming Service at the Hemstock