June 13 – Virtual Service

Why We Can Follow Jesus

Full Service

WE ARE ASSEMBLED IN THE NAME OF JESUS CHRIST
IN WHOSE FOOTSTEPS WE FOLLOW.

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                 (responsively)
To the fisherman Jesus said:
Follow me and I will make you fish for people.”
To the tax collector Jesus said:
“Follow me.”
To the rich man Jesus said:
“Go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.”
At the last supper Jesus said:
“Follow me.”
To you and to me and to all of us Jesus says:
“Follow me!”

 “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”                       83                      

 Prayer of Adoration and Confession:               Minister

“Tell me the old, old story”                                  401

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

Presentation of Gifts and Offering:

“For the fruits of His creation”                            570

The Offertory Prayer:                                   (in unison)

Most gracious and loving Heavenly Father, we thank You for all the blessings we receive from You on a daily basis.  You give us far more than what we could ever keep count of.  Bless these gifts we today present to You for the expansion of Your kingdom work.  May it signify our commitment to You in the example of our Lord, Jesus Christ.  Amen.

The Scriptures:
Matthew 16: 24-28                                           Len Phelps
1 Peter 2: 21-25                                                  Minister

Sermon:      “Why We Can Follow Jesus”

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

“Follow me, the Master said”                              483

Commissioning and Benediction

Three-fold Amen

June 6 – Virtual Service

In God Alone, We Find Encouragement

Full Service                          Sermon Only

WE HAVE COME TO WORSHIP OUR GOD AND TO ACKNOWLEDGE HIM FOR HIS FAITHFULNESS.

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                  (responsively)
L: I waited patiently for the Lord; He turned to me and heard my cry.
P: He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and the mire; He set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.
L: He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God.  Many will see and fear and put their trust in the Lord.
P: Blessed is the man who takes the lord His trust, who does not look to the proud, to those who turn aside to false gods.
All:      Many, Lord my God, are the wonders You have done.

“How great Thou art”                                   332 (New)

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:                

“Nearer, my God, to Thee”                          vs. 1, 2&5 519          

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

 The Scriptures:
Psalm 62                                                           Pam Klassen
1 Samuel 30: 1-25                                       Minister

Sermon:                      “In God Alone,
                             We Find Encouragement”

 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.

 Presentation of Gifts and Offering:

“Doxology”               

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.

Announcements

“A mighty fortress is our God”                              86

Commissioning and Benediction

Closing Refrain: