Worship Service – Sept. 20, 2020
10:15 Facebook Live Stream Worship Sunday
Prelude/ Lighting of the Candles Sue Keasler
Opening Prayer: Love through us, living God, in the power of your Holy Spirit. Love through us, Holy One, by the grace of your child, Jesus Christ. Strengthen our faith, that we may respond with trust and hope. In your mighty name, we pray. Amen.
Passing of the Peace: (L)The Peace of Christ be with you.
(P) And Also with you.
Opening Praise Songs: “Hear our Praise” & “I Will Sing”
Call to Confession:
2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless, God’s solid foundation stands firm, sealed with this inscription: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from wickedness.” So let us draw near to God with sincerity and confidence, and pray together.
Prayer of Confession: Forgive us, Mighty God, when we doubt your strength. Assure us, Faithful God, when we doubt your constant presence. Renew us, Loving God, when we neglect to love others as you have loved us. Empower us with your strength, and encourage us with your steadfast love. Unite us through the power of your Holy Spirit, that we might live with a faith that
honors you, and abide with a hope that encourages others to know your love and grace.
Words of Assurance: Christ’s grace makes us whole, and the Spirit’s presence makes us one. Thanks be to God for these wonderful gifts!
Hymn of Illumination Spirit Song (1st Verse only) UMH #347
Offertory call (Liturgist, please call ushers forward at this time)
Remember the words Jesus said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive. Offertory Music Sue Keasler
Offertory Prayer: As we remember your wonderful works, we are grateful for your many blessings,
and are honored to return these gifts to you. As we return these gifts to you, bless them and send
them forth, that others may be showered with your love and your grace. In faithful trust, we pray.
Scripture Reading: Philippians 1:21-30 L: This is the word of the Lord.
P: Thanks be to God.
Song of Response As the Deer The Faith We Sing
Message “Living For Jesus” by Pastor Ed Granadosin
Closing Hymn God Will Take Care of You (# verses only) UMH #130