SERVICE FOR THE LORD’S DAY
OF THE HOUR
*CALL TO WORSHIP
be the name of the Lord!
the rising of the sun to its setting,
name of the Lord is to be praised.
Lord is high above all nations;
glory is above the heavens.
God lifts up the lowly and humble in heart.
Then let us look to the Lord and be glad!
will rejoice and give thanks for God’s mighty works.
us worship God!
113:2-7; Ps. 34:5]
*CALL TO CONFESSION
The Lord is good and forgiving.
is love and is gracious to all who call upon him.
Let us trust in God as we make the confessions of our
*PRAYER OF CONFESSION (Unison)
God of compassion and understanding, keep us from turning our
self-centeredness. We seek to live in the world with courage and
and yet remain humble before you. We want to be resourceful, yet
dependence upon you.
us to hold on to all that you have taught us, and rejoice in the good
given us. Fill our hearts and minds with the love and knowledge of
*ASSURANCE OF FORGIVENESS
Hear what the Lord proclaims:
shall give you a new heart;
new spirit I will put within you.
People: I will cause you to walk
according to my ways
you shall be my people and I will be your God.”
Friends, believe the gospel:
Jesus Christ we are forgiven.
OF THE PEACE
God has forgiven us in Christ, let us forgive
another. The Peace of Christ be with
also with you.
(The people may
exchange signs of God’s peace.)
TO GOD’S WORD
*AN AFFIRMATION OF FAITH
Praise God from whom
all blessings flow,
all people here below,
Praise Holy Spirit
Praise Triune God
whom we adore.
THANKS TO GOD
*PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
us give thanks to the Lord our
is right to give our
thanks and praise. Eternal
Creator, you have been good to us, beyond all
deserving: All we have and
are is the
gift of your love. You have surrounded us with your light and your
beauty and friendships. You have placed hope in our hearts.
Keep us pure in our motives and free
of prejudice as we continue to
respond to world and national events. May our thoughts and actions be
with which you will be pleased and which you can bless; through Jesus
All: Our Father
in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your
will be done on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily
bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against
us. Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from
evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now
and forever. Amen.
GO IN GOD’S NAME
*CHARGE - BENEDICTION