Sunday October 26, 2014 Twentieth after Pentecost Sacrament of Baptism
Sunday October 26, 2014
Twentieth after Pentecost
Sacrament of Baptism
God Invites Us to Worship
Lighting of the Candles
Introit: MV2 “Come All You People”
Come all you people, come and praise your Maker, Come all you people, come and praise your Maker,
come all you people, come and praise your Maker,
Come now and worship the Lord. (x’s 2)
Words: Alexander Gondo, Zimbabwe; English paraphrase: l-to Loh
Music: Alexander Gondo, Zimbabwe, notated by l-to Loh; Arrangement: John L. Bell 1995
Words, music and English paraphrase compright©1986 World Council of Churches.
Used by permission.
Arrangement copyright©1995 by WGRG, Iona Community. Scotland admin.
GIA Publications, Inc., excl. N. American agent. All rights reserved. Used by permission
LicenSing # 605529
Life and Work of the Church Family
Pass The Peace
Hymn: MV #163 “River Running in You and Me”
Words and music: Ian Macdonald and Gordon Light, 2003; arr. Andrew Donaldson
Words and music copyright©2003 Common Cup Company. www.common cup.com
Used by permission.
Arrangement copyright© Andrew Donaldson. Used by permission
You welcome us into this sacred space
and unite us with a Holy people.
You create in us curiosity and wonder
as we behold the creation around us.
You offer us words of wisdom
and surround us with a community
of strength and Hope.
Open our ears, and our minds, and our hearts
to the blessing of this day and this time.
Gathering of the children
Kidz Praise: “Praise Him, Praise Him”
Hymn: MV #45 “You Are Holy”
Words and music: traditional song, South Africa
English paraphrase and arrangement: More Voices 2007
English paraphrase and arrangement copyright©
Sacrament of Baptism
Introduction of the family
Blessing of the water
the Baptism and blessing of the child
Presentation of the candle and certificate
Baptismal Blessing: MV 214 “May God's Sheltering Wings”
“May God’s sheltering wings, her gathering wings
protect you. May God’s nurturing arms, her cradling
arms sustain you, and hold you in her love, and hold
you in her love. (x’s 2)
Words and music: Judith Snowdon 2004
Words and music copyright©2004 by Judith Snowdon. Used by permission.
The Scriptures Speak to Us
Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17
This is a part of our story
Thanks be to God.
Choir Anthem: “Come, Follow Me”
Words and music by Elly and Steve Kupferschmid
Sermon: "Changing History, One Life at a Time"
Hymn: VU #372 “Though I May Speak”
Words: Hal H. Hopson 1972
Music: trad. English melody, adapt. Hal H. Hopson 1972
Words and arrangement copyright©1972 Hope Publishing Company
God Invites Us to Respond
Presentation of our Gifts
Dedication "We Give Our Thanks (vs. 1and 4 printed)
We give our thanks to God, we give our thanks to God,
We give our thanks to God, we give our thanks to God.
We give our hearts to you, we give our hearts to you
We give our hearts to you, because you first loved us.
Transcription and English paraphrase copyright©1986 World Council of Churches and the
Asian Institute for Lithurgy and Music. Used by permission
French translation copyright©2006 David Fines. Used by permission.
Textual improvisations copyright ©Andrew Donaldson. Licensing #605529
Prayers of the People
Hymn: VU #567 “Will You Come and Follow Me
Words: The Iona Community 1987
Music: Scottish traditional, arr. The Iona Community 1987
Words and arrangement copyright©1987 WGRG, The Iona Community
(Glasgow, Scotland) G.I.A. Publications Inc., Chicago, Illinois,
Go into the world where Love awaits you.
Go, knowing that Love surrounds you.
Go, carry the love that fills you.
Go, be the Love that changes the world!
May the Gifts of God, be with you,
and the wisdom of Jesus guide you,
and the Holy Spirit surround you,
and stay with you always.
Volunteer Staff Paid Staff
Music Director: Gladys Jack Called Minister: Rev. Paul DuVal
Pianist: Lois Sonnega Office Admin: Mary Laursen
Organist: Irene Knowlson Envelope Sec. Diane Davies
Sound Tech Graison Mitio Office Assistant: Audrey Fournier
Youth Worker: Amanda Weaver
Retired Staff Associate: Joyce Carson
Ministers Emeriti: Harold Martin
Serving the Community The Congregation
We celebrate today the baptism of Claire Elizabeth Wakefield, daughter of Tyler Wakefield and Pamela Wakefield. A very warm welcome is extended to family and friends in attendance. It is our tradition to serve cake on baptism Sundays, please join us one and all.