Today’s guest speaker is Rev. Dave Mason.
We had some technical difficulties in recording service today. There is no video available at this time.
All of the information normally found in our bulletin is below. Birthdays, anniversaries, the prayer list and announcements can be found at the bottom of the page.
Gathering Around the Word
Prelude My Song is Love Unknown Bob Senay
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: A word spoken, a voice heard,
People: A dream revealed, a mission received.
Leader: God calls, again and again.
People: God beckons us to follow.
Leader: To love, to serve,
People: To give, again and again.
Leader: God invites us to embrace the lonely,
People: To feed the hungry, to tell the Good News
All: To love and serve, to sing praises all our days.
INVOCATION Rev. Mason
HYMN Called as Partners in God’s Service 761
PRAYER OF CONFESSION (UNISON)
O Lord Jesus, because, being full of foolishness, we often sin and have to ask your pardon. Help us to forgive as we would be forgiven, neither mentioning old offenses committed against us, nor dwelling upon them in thought, nor being influenced by them in heart; but loving each other freely as you freely love us, for your name's sake. Amen.
Assurance of Pardon
Hear the good news! In Christ Jesus, we are forgiven and set free from our own self- righteousness.
*Time of Silent Prayer
*Response – Gloria Patri
*Passing the Peace
L: The peace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
P: And also, with you.
Prayer for Illumination
Scripture reading COLOSSIANS 1: 3-14
Thanksgiving and Prayer
L: The Word of the Lord
P: Thanks be to God!
Sermon “MOVING FORWARD”
HYMN Open My Eyes 451
Presentation of our tithes and offering
Offertory Spirit, Spirit of Gentleness Bob Senay
Doxology (Hymnal page 606)
Prayer of dedication
Prayers of the People Rev. Mason
The Lord’s Prayer
HYMN God of Grace 307
Postlude Go To The World
BIRTHDAYS Sadie Molla, Caitlin Marton, Nelson Huffman, Sky Waltz
ANNIVERSARIES No Anniversaries this week
JOYS AND CONCERNS
Prayers for all our soldiers and those that have been deployed to help overseas.
Prayers for the Pulpit Nominating Committee (PNC) as they search for the appropriate person to serve our church.
Sympathy to the Tyler Bedillion Family.
Sympathy to the Patricia Rush Family.
Remember our Food Collection. And Jesus said, “You give them something to eat.” Mark 6: 37. Please let Betty Fisher know if you are aware of anyone within the community that may be in need at this time.
Vacation Bible School – “ Rocky Railway” July 11th – 15th. VBS starts tomorrow at 6 p.m. to 8P.M.
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our second annual church picnic August 28th, located at the Thomson Hill Park, West Middletown. Church service will be held there at 11:00 AM.
Just to let you know!!!
There will be a trial emergency evacuation on Sunday, July 24th after church services. Bob Fisher will do the instructions with the help of Dr. Renny Domske. There are instructions on the table as you come in the side door.
CONTINUING PRAYER LIST
Melissa Pedigo, Aaron Blake, Chuck Dicks, June & Keith McGill, Tim Knabenshue, Frank Huffman, Tom Westfall, Elaine Belcascro, Sandy Stone, Matt Petrola, Laura Davis, Nancy Hepinger, Betsy Martin, Ed Horne, Sarah Wilson, Bill Poland, Amy Ward, The Warlow Family, Pat Haggerty, Carl Weber, Jimmy Svetz, Betty Fisher, Haley Diedier, Fred Wilkinson, Wendy Liggett, Ina and Dave Henderson, Evelyn Wood, Brandon Bell, Frank Riggle, Sarah Racco, Betty Anderson, Marilyn and Doug Ward, Nelson Huffman, Ed Caffrey, Mary Tarnic, Brenda Megyesy, Ken Jackson, Polly Blackhurst, and Michael Durila Jr.
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