May 30 – Virtual Service

Father, Son And Holy Spirit At Work In Us

Full Service                    Sermon Only

TRINITY SUNDAY
We are assembled in the name of our Triune God
FATHER, SON AND HOLY SPIRIT

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                         (responsively)
L: To God be all glory, the One Who visits us in three Persons, the Holy Trinity of hope and love.
P: For there is no place which is without You, O God, and no time when You are not there.  For You are the beginning and the end, the Source of all that is.
All: We praise and worship You, O God, for there is no other God like You.

 “Holy, holy, holy”                                                  277

Prayer of Adoration:                                          Minister

Living Faith:
“God” Sec. 1.5 – 1.6

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:
“For the fruits of His creation”                            570

The Offertory Prayer:
Father, Son and Holy Spirit – to You we give thanks this day – and to You we bring the gifts that You first gave us for the living of our lives and for doing the works of Your eternal Kingdom.  Bless all that we offer in Your service and so move among us that we hold back nothing from You – this both now and forevermore.  Amen.

Prayer of Confession:                                       Minister

“I have decided to follow Jesus”              570 (New)

The passing of the Peace:
The peace of Jesus Christ be with you.  And also with you.

The Scriptures:
Matthew 3: 13-17                                  Allan Turberfield
Romans 8: 14-17                                               Minister

Sermon:
“Father, Son and Holy Spirit at work in us”

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come.
Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory,
Forever and ever.
Amen.

Announcements

“Glory be to God the Father”                 vs. 1&3 278

 Commissioning and Benediction

May 23 – Pentecost Sunday Virtual Service

I Will Bring Life

Full Service               Sermon Only

PENTECOST SUNDAY
Today is Pentecost Sunday.
Holy Spirit, come and renew us!

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship
: (responsively)
Come, sing a new song of worship.                      Come, sing a new song of praise.
Today is a day of a promise fulfilled.
With joy we celebrate Pentecost.
Pentecost – a day when power and comfort flowed.
Pentecost – a day of hope and inspiration.
A day when the Holy Spirit was revealed in flaming glory
and the glory was given to the people.
The fire of the Holy Spirit lives on in us.  Sing praises!
We sing praises, indeed!

“Spirit of the living God”                                         400 (New)

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:            Minister
“As come the breath of spring                             vs. 1, 2&4 396

The passing of the Peace:
The Peace of Jesus Christ be with you.
And also with you.

The Scriptures:
Joel 2: 28&29                                                               Allan Turberfield
Ezekiel 37: 1-14                                                          Minister

Sermon:      “I Will Bring Life”                               

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:
“Doxology”

The Offertory Prayer:
Gracious God, You have poured out upon Your people Your Spirit as You promised through the prophet Joel.  Your Spirit enriched those who received Him on the Day of the Pentecost.  Thank you for enriching us as well when we received Your Spirit.  Help us to share these riches.  Bless what we offer here today on these plates and within our hearts.  Amen.

Announcements
*“Spirit, Spirit of gentleness”             399 (New)

Commissioning and Benediction

May 16 – Virtual Service

What Jesus Left Behind When He Ascended

Full Service

ASCENSION SUNDAY
We have come to worship Jesus,
our exalted King

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                           (responsively)
L:      Clap your hands, all you peoples; shout to God with
loud songs of joy!
P:      For God has ascended with shouts of triumph, and
trumpet fanfare!
All:   Our God is exalted on high, Sovereign over all
the nations, and Lord of our lives.  Let us worship
together.

“Fairest Lord Jesus”                                           

Prayer of Adoration:                                                     Minister

Doxology to our Lord, Jesus Christ:        (Rev. 5: 12&13)
In a loud voice they were saying: “Worthy is the Lamb, Who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, saying: “To Him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!”

Prayer of Confession:                                               Minister

“Rejoice in the Lord”

The passing of the Peace:
The Peace of Jesus Christ be with you.  And also with you.  

The Scriptures
Psalm 148                                                               Allan Turberfield
Acts 1: 1-11                                                           Minister

Sermon:      “What Jesus Left Behind
                              When He Ascended”

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:
“Now thank we all our God”                 

Offertory Prayer:                                                   (in unison)
We make this offering to You, O Lord, as one small promise to love You and to obey Your laws and commandments. Bless what we give that others may benefit from it and that all praise, honor and glory may be Yours, both now and forevermore.
Amen.

Announcements

“Praise, my soul, the King of heaven”

Commissioning and Benediction

May 9 – Mother’s Day Virtual Service

The Qualities Of A Godly Mother

Full Service                      Sermon Only

Mother’s Day/Christian Family Sunday

WE ARE ASSEMBLED AS A FAMILY OF BELIEVERS, CHOSEN AND GRACED IN JESUS CHRIST.

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                  (responsively)
L: See how very much our Father loves us for He
calls us His children, and that is what we are.
P: God showed how much He loved us by sending His one one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through Him
L: Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love each other.
P: No one has ever seen God.  But if we love each other, God lives in us, and His love is brought to full expression in us.

*For the beauty of the earth”                       vs. 1, 4, 5&6 98

 Prayer of Adoration:                                                      Minister

 Presentation of Gifts and Offering:

*”For all Your goodness God”                              804 (New)

The Offertory Prayer:
Oh God, Giver of all good gifts – in gratitude we bring our gifts today.  Use them to the end that Your kingdom may come and Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.  Bless the gift and the giver.  In Jesus’ name we pray.  Amen.

Prayer of Confession:                                                   Minister

*We are one in the Spirit”                                    471 (New)

The passing of the Peace:
The Peace of Jesus Christ be with you.  And also with you.

 Scripture reading:

Proverbs 31: 1-31                                                        Minister                  Sermon:  “The Qualities Of A Godly Mother”

 Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

 Announcements

*Now thank we all our God”                                       103

Commissioning and Benediction

Closing Refrain:
Go now in peace.  Never be afraid.  God will go with you each hour of every day.  Go now in faith, steadfast, strong and true.  Know He will guide you in all you do.  Go now in love and show you believe.  Reach out to others, so all the world can see.  God will be there, watching from above.  Go now in peace, in faith and in love.