The Worship of God | Eighth Sunday After Pentecost


Gathering

Organ Prelude

Andante Sostenuto, from Symphonie Gothique, C. M. Widor

Chiming of the Hour

Music for Gathering

Morning Has Broken, E. Farjeon

Setting the Table

Welcome Home

Call To Worship

One:   In our lives

All:    Open our hearts, that we might love. 

One:   In our homes

All:    Open our minds, that we might grow.

One:   In our church

All:    Open our doors, that we might gather.

One:   And in this room

All:    Open our spirits, that we might worship.  Amen.

*Children’s Time

Benjamin Smith

Music for Response

O Jesus, I have promised to serve thee to the end, A. H. Mann, K. Lowenberg

*Morning Prayer

*Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.

Special Music

My Shepherd Will Supply My Need, I. Watts, V. Thompson

Gospel

Mark 8:22-26

Prayer of Illumination

Sermon

When Things Fall Apart, Benjamin Smith

Giving our Gifts to God

Music for Response

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit, by Benjamin Smith

Prayer of Dedication

Benediction

Postlude

Finale Jubilate, H. Willan

Thank you to today’s musicians, David Labman, keyboard; Samuel Baker, organ/carillon; and Pat Hanley, recorder