FIRST UNITEDMETHODIST CHURCH

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July 23, 2017                            Seventh Sunday after Pentecost                             

 

Order of Worship

 

The Gathering of God’s People

 

Words of Welcome and Announcements                  Sue Myers             

*Call to Worship    Make Me a Servant     (sheet music in pew)     

*Opening Prayer                                                     Sue Myers     

*Responsive Reading - Psalm 1                                 Page 738

*Offering the Peace of Christ

Children & Youth Moment “How does your Garden Grow?”                                       

                            

Praise and Thanksgiving

 

*Hymn        Love Divine, All Loves Excelling             Page 384  

Offertory Music                                              Kimberley Wray                  

Receiving of Our Tithes and Offerings

Receiving of Our Prayers and Praises

*Doxology Praise God, from Whom All Blessing Flow         Page 95

Prayer of Thanksgiving                                  

Praises and Prayers of the People and Pastoral Prayer

 

Proclamation of the Word

Special Singing          Call on Jesus                     God Squad    

Prayer for Illumination:  Lord, open our hearts and minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that as the Scriptures are read and your Word proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today. Amen.

Scripture                    Romans 8:12-25

Sermon            “You get What you don’t see”  

                   

Sending Forth

 

Invitation of Christian Discipleship/Church Membership

*Hymn       The Church’s One Foundation          Page 546                             

*Blessing                                    Pastor Sue Anne Morris 

*Closing Go Ye, Go Ye into World   (sheet music in pew)