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
FEBRUARY 18, 2018
CENTERING THOUGHT “Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.” - Arthur Schopenhauer
PRELUDEMeditation on “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms” Cathy Murray
WELCOME / REGISTER / NEWS AND NOTES
CELEBRATING SPECIAL OCCASIONS
TIME OF GREETING (9:30 only)
HYMN OF PRAISE“All People That on Earth Do Dwell” #75
CALL TO CELEBRATION Rev. Thomas Ondra L:Gentle P:Yet powerful. L:Lowly P:Yet almighty. L:Shepherd P:Yet King. L:In your gentleness, O God, P:Guide us. L:In your power, P:Strengthen us.
CELEBRATION RESPONSE“Come and Fill Our Hearts” (3x) #2157
UNISON PRAYER O God, whose holiness is not limited to grand cathedrals or saintly persons, to spectacular mountains or mountain-moving leaders; O God, whose holiness is often discovered in simple everyday places and simple everyday folks, plant that holiness in this place, in us. Grow your Spirit in us this hour, that we might flower right where we are with the beauty of your holiness ...
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.
ANTHEM“All Loves Excelling” Choir
PRESENTING OUR GIFTS 8:00 a.m. Bring offerings to plates in the front. 9:30 a.m. Ushers collect offerings in the pews.
OFFERTORY “Solace” 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 Mark 1:9-15 8:00 a.m. Joan Beachler 9:30 a.m.Bob Smith Leader: The Word of God for the people of God. People: Thanks be to God.
MESSAGE“And So It Begins...” Rev. Lois Hedden
HANDBELL SOLO“Be Still, My Soul” Rev. Lois Hedden
HYMN OF DEDICATION “Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days” #269
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.