People of the Veil
Today’s guest speaker is Rev. Dave Mason.
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Gathering Around the Word
Prelude Music Director Robert Senay
CHORAL INTROIT “Gather Us In”
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Just a taste of something wonderful,
People: Only a glimpse of something magnificent,
Leader: Just a glimmer of something holy in something so ordinary.
People: Yet, enough to know we are in the presence of God,
Leader: Enough to cause us to stop and stare in awe,
People: Enough to stir our hearts in wonder,
Leader: Enough to set our feet to dancing
People: And to prompt our voices to protest and praise.
INVOCATION Rev. Mason
HYMN “CHRIST, WHOSE GLORY” 293
PRAYER OF CONFESSION (UNISON)
Merciful friend and Savior, you have called us to live as your disciples and have equipped us with the very power of God to be your heart, hands and feet to the world. We confess that instead of serving our neighbors with the might and boldness of your Spirit, we are timid and afraid. We fail to be peacemakers. We harbor resentments rather than model radical forgiveness. We are at times judgmental rather than compassionate. Forgive us, we pray. Grant to us a renewed vision of who we are in you. Revitalize our faith and transform our lives. Amen.
ASSURANCE OF PARDON
*Time of silent prayer.
*Passing the Peace
L: The peace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
P: And also, with you.
*Response – Gloria Patri
The Word of God
Prayer for Illumination
Scripture reading 2 CORINTHIANS 3: 12-4:2
L: The Word of the Lord
P: Thanks be to God!
Sermon “PEOPLE OF THE VEIL”
Responding to the Word
HYMN “JESUS SHALL REIGN” 238
*Apostles Creed (found inside the back cover of the hymnal)
Presentation of our tithes and offering
Offertory Organist Robert Senay
Doxology (Hymnal page 382)
Prayer of dedication
Concerns and Celebrations
BIRTHDAYS: David Gill, Bryan Welling, Marlene McFeely
ANNIVERSARIES: John & Rosemary Cole
JOYS AND CONCERNS:
Janet Schively has requested prayers for her niece, who is 13 years old and experiencing problems at school.
Barb O’Hara updated that James is now scheduled for surgery on St. Patrick’s Day. Pre-op Is March 2nd. Please pray that he does well with the surgery.
Pat Haggerty is home from the hospital but still on oxygen.
Prayers for our soldiers that have been deployed to help over seas and pray for the Ukraine people.
SYMPATHY: To the Hoder family. To the family of Emma Jean Loughry. To the family of Tom Teagarden.
Continued Prayers for:
Susan Schively, Melissa Pedigo, Aaron Blake, Chuck Dicks, June and Keith McGill, Tim Knabenshue, Frank Huffman, Nellie and Frank Baker, Tom Westfall, Mary Ann Durila, Elaine Belcascro, Sandy Stone, Diane Bednarski, Matt Petrola, LauraDavis, Nancy Hepinger, Betsy Martin, Ed Horne, Sarah Wilson, Robin Durila, Bill Poland, Amy Ward, Don Matthews, the Warlow Family,
Pat Haggerty, Norma Kelso, Jean Westfall, Don Cunningham and Nancy Youmans.
Prayers of the People Rev. Mason
The Lord’s Prayer
HYMN “GOD OF GRACE AND GOD OF GLORY” 528
CHOIR Postlude “Sweet Spirit”
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.
Envelopes for 2022 are in the vestibule. There are names with new numbers. We are using boxes from this past year, so we don’t need to buy new ones. “The DATES will be WRONG. If you have any questions, please ask Garnet.
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