July 22, 2018

Order of Worship

- 10:30 am

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

The LORD declares to you that the LORD himself will establish a house for you…
(2 Samuel 7:11b)

God Gathers Us for Worship

Prelude

Welcome

Prayer of Preparation

* Opening Hymn: The God of Abraham Praise (# 39)

* Call to Worship: Psalm 95:1-3, 6-7

L:     Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD;

P:    let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.

L:     Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.

P:    For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods.

L:     Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker;

P:    for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture,

A:    the flock under his care.

* God’s Greeting

* Songs of Praise:            Great Is Thy Faithfulness (# 348)

Shine, Jesus, Shine (See insert)

* Prayer of Invocation

Children’s Sermon

Children ages 3-7 are invited to children’s summer Bible school
as we sing Go Now in Peace (# 950)

We Seek God’s Mercy

Call to Confession: Psalm 130:1-2

Prayer of Confession (# 640)

Kyrie Eleison (# 635)

Assurance of Pardon: Psalm 130:7-8

* Passing of the Peace

                The peace of the Lord be with you.
                And also with you.

God’s Will for Our Lives: Mark 12:29-31

Prayer of God’s People

We Hear God’s Word

Prayer for Right Hearing

Old Testament Reading: 2 Samuel 7:1-14a (pg. 219)

Psalm 89:             My Song Forever Shall Record (# 280, v. 1)
                                                Read Psalm 89:19-37 (pg. 423)
                                                My Song Forever Shall Record (# 280, v. 5)

Epistle Reading: Ephesians 2:11-22 (pg. 827)

Gospel Reading: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 (pg. 711)

The word of the Lord

Thanks be to God.

Message: Nor Will I Ever Betray My Faithfulness

We Respond with Thanksgiving

* Hymn of Response: If You But Trust in God to Guide You (# 407)

Offerings:            The Ministries of Hessel Park Church

                                                (Please sign and pass friendship folders)

Prayer of Thanksgiving

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

(Prayer continues)

God Sends Us Out with His Blessing

* Closing Hymn: Blest Be the Tie that Binds (# )

* God’s Blessing

Go in peace to love and serve the Lord

Thanks be to God.  Alleluia!

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ,
the love of God,
and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

Alleluia!  Amen.

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