Worship Service Aug 6

10th Sunday after Pentecost / Ordinary Time

Worship is the highest activity of a person whose sole and ultimate aim is God’s glory.


ORDER OF WORSHIP 

Gathering 

Call to Worship 

Response to Call: I Stand Amazed In the Presence 371 all

Welcome and Service Overview 

Worship Moment

Prayer of Illumination

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Christ’s Obedience 167

Apostles Creed: hymnal #881 

Gloria Patri – hymnal #71 

Offering Dedication and Offertory 

Doxology – hymnal #95 

Announcements – Life of the Church 

Centering Hymn: Sweet Hour of Prayer 496 all

Pastor Prayer 

Scripture: Romans 9:1-5

Sermon: The Agony of Love

Service of Holy Communion:

Preparation Song: This Is This Place

Liturgy

Partaking

Commissioning and Benediction


Pastor: And now with the confidence of God’s people let us pray the prayer Christ gave us (The Lord’s Prayer)

Pastor: We break this bread and drink of the cup to share in the body and blood of Christ. God’s holy gifts for God’s holy people.
Though we are many, we are one body, because we all share in the body of Christ. The cup over which we give thanks is a sharing in the blood of Christ

Pastor: All is made ready.  You are invited to come


Announcements – Life of the Church 

ABCCM FOOD DONATIONS: Donation Basket at  Front Door. We dedicate our gifts on Communion Sundays.

Medical Lending Closet Flyers are available to distribute to friends and places that will post them. 

Prayer Ministries: Prayer Shawls are available to dedicate and give to people who need to be wrapped in prayer. The daily prayer chain goes out after 8pm in the evenings. Please send requests to prayer@alexanderchapel.org. Questions? Contact Pastor Marjory.

The next Ladies Loving the Lord meeting will be August 17, 11:30 at The Twisted Laurel. All ladies are invited! 

Fellowship 4U – . Bring your lunch or snack and visit with one another  on the 4th Sundays of the month. 

We’re invited to the Christ Church connectional ministry picnic on Aug 13th, 5pm at Lake Louise. Hot dogs, hamburgers, plates, cups, and plastic wear are provided. Bring a dish to share and a chair.

Mark your calendars for our Annual Homecoming. It will be on Sunday, August 27th. Theme: Living the Story – Past, Present, and Future. Our District Superintendent, Mark Ralls, will preach the message. Special Music. Pictures. Fellowship lunch afterwards. Please be invitational!