Teleworship allows a person to dial a phone number remotely and listen to the worship service as it occurs. Here’s how it works:
Dial 623-777-3306 during the 9:30 a.m. service
When prompted, dial extension 930 and wait for prompt
Dial 536-545-940 #
You will be connected to the worship service.
Note: A convenient wallet size card with the above information is available in the church office. You can follow the service with the Sunday bulletin below.
The Sunday Bulletin
October 15, 2017
CENTERING THOUGHT “Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” - Bil Keane
PRELUDE“Come Christians Join to Sing” Cathy Murray
WELCOME / REGISTER / NEWS AND NOTES
CELEBRATING SPECIAL OCCASIONS
TIME OF GREETING (9:30 only)
HYMN OF PRAISE“Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above” #126
CALL TO CELEBRATION One:Come, the banquet of hope and praise is ready. All:We come on your invitation, Lord, seeking to be fed. One: Feed on the love of God in Jesus Christ. All:We come on your invitation, Lord, needing healing. One:Be healed by God’s gracious mercy. All:We come on your invitation, Lord, longing for forgiveness One:In Jesus’ Name, you are loved, healed and forgiven. All:Alleluia. Praise be to the Lord God. Amen.
CELEBRATION RESPONSE“Humble Thyself in the Sight of the Lord” #2131
UNISON PRAYER God, we come into your presence with praise and thanksgiving for your faithful love. Your love never fails—not even when we turn away from you, when we ignore your invitation. Even then you do not abandon us, but reach out—again and again—inviting us back into relationship once more. As you welcome us, so you welcome our prayers. We bring them to you with confidence, knowing that you will hear and answer ...
SILENT / PASTORAL / LORD’S PRAYER Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, for thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory forever. Amen.
SPECIAL MUSIC“The Lord’s Prayer” Choir
PRESENTING OUR GIFTS 8:00 a.m. Bring offerings to baskets in the front. 9:30 a.m. Ushers collect offerings in the pews.
OFFERTORY“Elegy” Cathy Murray
DOXOLOGY / PRAYER OF DEDICATION Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise him all creatures here below; Praise him above, ye heavenly host; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
SCRIPTURE Gospel Lesson Matthew 22:1-14 8:00 a.m. Ralph Ward 9:30 a.m. Mary Brickey Leader: The Word of God for the people of God. People: Thanks be to God.
MESSAGE Dinner Is Ready” Rev. Lois Hedden
SPECIAL MUSIC“Grace Greater Than Our Sin”Terry Smith, Piano / Cathy Murray, Organ
HYMN OF DEDICATION“Forth in Thy Name, O Lord”#438
BENEDICTION / RESPONSE Go now in peace. Never be afraid. God will go with you Each hour of every day. Go now in faith; Steadfast, strong, and true. Know he will guide you in all you do. Go now in love and show you believe. Reach out to others So all the world can see. God will be there watching from above. Go now in peace, in faith, and in love. Amen.