The Worship of God | Thanksgiving Sunday | Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost


Organ Prelude

Now Thank We All Our God, S. Karg-Elert

Music for Meditation

We Are Gathered Here Together, Netherlands folk hymn, arr. D. Labman

Chiming of the Hour

Setting the Table

Welcome Home

Call to Worship

Psalm 90:1-6, 12

One:      Make a joyful noise to the Lord.

Many:     Worship God with gladness.

One:       Come into God’s presence with singing.

Many:      We are God’s people, the sheep of God’s pasture.

One:        Give thanks to the Lord; bless God’s holy name,

Many:      For God’s steadfast love is present now and endures forever.

Music For Response

Now Thank We All Our God! P. Manz

*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.

*Children’s Time

Special Music

Thanks Be to God., S. Curry, traditional Irish melody

Gospel Lesson

Matthew 25:31-46

Prayer for Illumination


Giving Our Gifts to God

Music for Meditation

For the Fruit of All Creation, F. Green, traditional Welsh melody

Prayer of Dedication



Now Thank We All Our God, A. Travis

Thank you to our musicians in today’s service including: Ella Torres, soprano; Danielle Romano, alto;
Josh Carlisle, tenor; Jack O’Leary, bass; Samuel Baker, organ; David Labman, piano, director.