Order of Service – Sunday September 19, 2021 @ 10:30AM
We continue our live broadcast from the Sanctuary this morning. We remain closed to public worship. Rev. John is back from vacation. Rev. John, Fred, and our Tech Team are present this morning.
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Chorale Prelude – Pastorale on ” Darwall ” (arr. J. Vandertuin)
Introit – Psalm 113: 1 – 3 ” An Acclamation to Praise ” (F.E.W. Gingrich)
Call to Worship
Hymn – #321 ” Praise to the Lord the Almighty “
Opening Prayer & Assurance of Forgiveness
Time for Wonder and Curiosity
Scripture Reading: Ezra 3: 10 – 13 (CEB)
Sermon: “Returning to Exile”
Hymn – # 202 ” We lay our broken world in sorrow at your feet ”
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This Fall we are encouraging our members to join the VIRTUAL Run for the Cure. Similar to last year, we are inviting interested individuals to sign up on their own and participate. Let Rev. John know if you have signed up and we will encourage the congregation to sponsor you too.
Ordination of Elders-Elect – Rick McRonald, Virginia Gillham, Craig Clack, Rhonda Wright, Dallas Green
Anthem – “Sing to the Lord with a joyful sound” J. Gallina
Prayers of the People
Hymn – #587 ” Called as partners in Christ’s service “
Postlude – Toccata on ” Darwall ” (arr. J. Enns)