May 2 – Virtual Service

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How To Embrace Life

Full Service                         Sermon Only

We are assembled as a people of God,
embracing the gift of life

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                     (based on Psalm 31:1-5,15,16)
Come, worship the God Who is our refuge and our strength in times of weakness.
We trust God to lead and guide us always.
Like Jesus, we are confident to commit our spirit into Your hands, O God,
for You deliver us from our enemies and persecutors.
Let Your face shine upon us, O God, and may Your saving and steadfast love surround us

“Joyful, joyful we adore Thee”                      569                                           

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:         Minister

Assurance of Pardon:

“Tell me the old, old story”                            401                                    

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

The Scriptures:
Psalm 16                                                           Allan Turberfield
Ecclesiastes 3: 1-17                                   Minister

Sermon:    “How To Embrace Life”

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:
“Now thank we all our God”             103

Offertory Prayer:
Gracious and loving God, accept and bless these gifts and all that we do in the name of Jesus Who is the Way, the Truth and the Life.  May our lives impart the truth of the gospel and our witness point others to Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit.  Amen.

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Announcements 

“Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah”              504

Commissioning and Benediction