Bulletin: July 4

Grace United Church Church Service
July 4, 2010
GATHERING
Prelude
Welcome
Announcements
Passing of the Peace
Lighting the Christ Candle
WE CELEBRATE AND PRAISE GOD
Call to Worship:
Oh God, As we gather today, we thank you for your love and guidance. Refresh us with the knowledge we are your beloved children. As we breathe in the Holy Spirit fill us with compassion and grace. Amen
Hymn: Arise your Light is Come VU #79
Prayer of Humility:
Nobody lives up to their own ideals and visions completely. But by proclaiming our ideals and visions with great conviction and humility we may gradually grow into what we speak. As long as we know that our lives always speak louder than our words, we can trust that our words will remain humble.
Assurance of Love
Hymn: River Run Deep MV#163
Children’s Time: You are Special
We Listen For God’s Word
Scripture Reading
: Isaiah 66 10-14
Psalm 30 pg. 757 VU.
Galations 6: 1-16
Luke 10: 1-11
Message: Gifts
Hymn: Dance with the Spirit MV#156
We Respond In Our Lives
Presentation of Offering
Choir

Dedication: VU #187 “We Give Our Thanks” x2
*words & music traditional song, Botswana
We give our thanks to God,
we give our thanks to God,
we give our thanks to God,
we give our thanks to God.
Offertory Prayer
Prayers of the People
Lord’s Prayer
Hymn:
We are Marching in the Light of God VU #646
Commissioning
Choral Blessing:
#974 (VU) 3X
Amen! Amen!
Hallelujah, amen!
Postlude