Weekly Bulletin for May 28, 2017
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Through Faith, we walk on the path Jesus has set for us. The People of St. Paul’s will: Belong… Believe… Love… Lead.
LIFE & WORK OF THE CONGREGATION
We are not alone, we live in God’s world
We greet each other with the peace of Christ
Hymn: This is God’s Wondrous World #296 Voices United
We Believe in God: who has created and is creating
CALL TO WORSHIP
LIGHTING OF THE CHRIST CANDLE
In this Season of new growth, new life, new hope,
We light a candle to remind us of the Light which could not be put out, the light that shines from the Empty Tomb.
As God’s Light shines in our midst we center ourselves for worship.
Gathering Hymn: God Who Gives to Life Its Goodness #260 Voices United
Who has come in Jesus, the word made flesh
Today we will be reminded that we live in Your world.
That our purpose is to love and serve others
That we have a responsibility to this planet and all its creatures
We have gathered here to be the church and celebrate Your presence
And we proclaim to Jesus your word made flesh, who taught us to pray together, singing….
LORD’S PRAYER #959 Voices United
To reconcile and make new
PRAYER FOR AND ASSURANCE OF GRACE
Hymn: Spirit, Open My Heart #79 More Voices
Who works in us and others by the Spirit
A TIME FOR THE YOUNG AT HEART
SUNDAY SCHOOL GRADUATION
Hymn: You gotta sing when the spirit says sing.
We Trust in God
GIFT OF MUSIC: You Raise Me Up Choir
We are called to be the Church
Personal Story – Sharon Adams
Hymn: We Have This Ministry #510 Voices United
To celebrate God’s presence
GIFT OF MUSIC: Wren’s Song Jr Choir
To live with respect in Creation
If the earth treated us like we treat it – Video
Hymn: Take, take, take off your shoes
To Love and Serve Others
Mission Minute: “The Choir’s favorite things”
Dedication Offering Hymn: Christ Has No Body Now But Yours #171 More Voices
(refrain, verse 4, refrain)
To Seek Justice and Resist Evil
Personal Story – Doug Currie
To proclaim Jesus, crucified and risen, our judge and our hope
Reading – “The Ragman” Read by Karen Scott
Hymn: Because You Live, O Christ #178 Voices United
In Life, In Death, in life beyond death, God is with us
Prayers of the People
We are not alone
Reading – “Footprints” Read by Liz McCallum
Hymn: I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry #644 Voices United
Thanks Be to God
Sung Benediction: God Says (verses1, 3, 4) #172 More Voices
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