Order of Worship: September 6, 2020

 

PRELUDE.................................................................................Swing 39. Jane Halliday, Violin

WELCOME

CALL TO WORSHIP/PRAYER OF THE DAY

    One:    Eternal God, maker of the skies above,

    All:    We praise you for your steadfast love.

    One:    Lowly Christ, born amidst the growing earth,

    All:    We celebrate your saving grace.

    One:    Spirit of life, wind over the flowing waters,

    All:    In communion with you, we commune with one another.

    One:    In earth, sea and sky, you are everywhere present.

    All:    Thank you. Alleluia! Amen.

HYMN: SEEK YE FIRST, VS. 1

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION

EPISTLE READING: Ephesians 6: 10-18

OLD TESTAMENT READING: Deuteronomy 1: select verses

HOMILY:                "When the Going Gets Tough"                    Rev. Tara N. Reck

A SERVICE OF ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION

Deacon class of 2023: 

George Robertson, Kathy Revell, George Lunger, Barb Kuhn

 

Elder class of 2023

Todd Hockenbury, Meggie McMahon, Margaret Fadeley, Lyndy Alexander

Elder class of 2020:

 John Harryman

  

Leader: There are varieties of gifts, but it is the same Spirit who gives them.

People:    There are different ways of serving God, but it is the same Lord who is served.

 

Leader: God works through each person in a unique way, but it is God's purpose that is accomplished.

People:    To each is given a gift of the Spirit to be used for the common good.

PRESENTATION OF ELDERS AND DEACONS- ELECT

QUESTIONS FOR THE ELDERS AND DEACONS- ELECT

PRESENTATION OF ELDERS PREVIOUSLY-ORDAINED

QUESTIONS FOR THE PREVIOUSLY-ORDAINED

QUESTIONS FOR THE CONGREGATION

PRAYERS OF ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION

PRAYERS OF THE CANDIDATES FOR ORDINATION

UNISON PRAYER OF THE PEOPLE

    Gracious God, who called us to be ambassadors of Christ, give us the courage and discipline to follow where your servants rightly lead us; that together we may declare your wonderful deeds and show your boundless love to the world, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  AMEN.

DECLARATION OF ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION

CHARGE TO THE ELDERS, DEACONS AND CONGREGATION

 

HYMN: HERE I AM LORD, VS 1

 

SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION

 

INVITATION

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING

The Lord be with you.   And also with you.

Lift up your hearts!     We lift them up to the Lord!

Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.    It is right to give God thanks and praise.

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.

 

THE CALL TO THE TABLE

    The gifts of God for the people of God.     

    The Body of Christ.    

    Thanks be to God for the Bread of Heaven.

    The Blood of Christ.    

    Thanks be to God for the Cup of Salvation.

    Come to the table, dearly beloved, for all is ready.    Alleluia, Amen.

   THE COMMUNION OF THE PEOPLE

   PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION

  LITURGY OF FAREWELL FOR PEGGY HINDS

 

  CHARGE AND BENEDICTION

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