Worship Service Nov 13
Call to Worship
Response to the Call: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus hymnal 349 all
Prayer of Illumination
Mission Moment: Black Mountain Veterans Home
Responsive Reading: Psalm 66 hymnal 790 – 791
Hymn of Faith: There’s Within My Heart a Melody 380 vs. 1, 4, 5
Apostles Creed: hymnal #881
Gloria Patri – hymnal #71
Doxology – hymnal #95
Prayers of the People
Leader: Gracious Lord, you are Lord of our beginnings, our endings and all
that lies between.
People: Lord, we praise you for you have poured out upon us blessing after blessing. While we were yet sinners, you reached out to us and you continue to speak to us through your Word, prayer and the power of the Holy Spirit.
Leader: Help us to live our faith in ways that bring honor to your name. We confess that we often fail to be your faithful people. Hear us as we individually confess our sins, repent and seek to draw closer to you.
People: Lord, hear our prayer, forgive and draw us close to you.
Leader: We give thanks that you took our sins upon yourself – suffering pain and death. It is with thanksgiving and praise that we rejoice in Christ’s resurrection and our salvation.
People: Oh God, help us to commit ourselves to you more fully than ever before.
Leader: We pray for those who are sick and for those grieving many kinds of loss. We ask you to meet their needs as only you can.
People: Lord, hear us as we lift those who have asked for prayer on the prayer chain. We ask for your blessing upon those in our community who are in need of a special touch of your grace today,
Leader: Today we pray for America and its leaders. Lord, send holy revival to our land. Be with all who place themselves in dangerous places for our safety and grant their families peace. Make us mindful of our many blessings.
People: Lord, hear our prayer
Leader: We ask for your continued guidance and protection upon Alexander Chapel UMC. Make us good stewards of all you have entrusted to our care. Guide our church leaders and the mission you have for this church.
People: Lord, hear our prayers and lead us.
Leader: I ask you Lord to continue to mold Pastor Ray and Pastor Marjory to be your faithful pastors. We ask you to bring the anointing of your Holy Spirit upon Pastor Kent as he proclaims the message today. We make our prayer in the name of Jesus our Lord as together we pray the prayer Christ taught his disciples when he prayed . . . All: Lord’s Prayer
Scripture: Luke 21:5-19
Sermon: Stand Firm in Troubling Times
Hymn of Response: Standing on the Promises 374 all
SPECIAL THANKSGIVING SERVICE – Nov 17, 6:30 pm
Alexander – Clark’s – Christ UMC participating
Location: Clark’s Chapel
Bring Thanksgiving food items for ABCCM
ADVENT ZOOM BIBLE STUDY: The Heart That Grew Three Sizes: Finding faith in the story of the Grinch. More Information Coming Soon
Christmas Calendar of Events for Alexander Chapel UMC
The Calendar will be out next week – BE Watching