October 22, 2017  

 

 

Music before Service:                     Hymn Tune Improvisations

                                                             - various composers/arrangers

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

Minute Persons:                                                                                                     Judy DeMone

                                                                                                            Catherine Arcand-Pinette 

 

Choral Introit:           “This Is God’s Wondrous World”     296 VU 

 

Call to Worship:

L:                      Friends, let us worship God today, for God is great –

ALL: God has blessed us with life, with faith, and with                                 community.

L:         Let us worship God today, for God is good –

ALL:   God forgives us, and encourages us, and loves us.

L:         Let us worship God today –

ALL: Because we are God’s people.

L:         Let us worship God.

 

**Hymn:                                            “Holy, Holy, Holy”                              315 VU

 

Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Joyful Noise:                        “Amazing Day” - by Rebecca Thompson

 

Thought for Young At Heart

(Children Depart for Sunday School)

 

First Lesson:             Psalm 111  pg. 833 VU            Elizabeth Phillips

 

Anthem:                                            “In Heavenly Love Abiding”

                                                           – by Deborah Govenor

 

Second Lesson:                    1 Samuel 16:1-13                       Jeff Kargus

 

**Hymn:                                            “Spirit of the Living God”                376 VU                    

Sermon

 

Offering and Offertory:   Hymn Improvisations  - J. Carter

 

**Sung Dedication:                   vs. 3 of Hymn 518 VU

                                                With gratitude and humble trust we bring

                                                our best to you, not just to serve your cause,                                                     but share your love   with neighbours too.

                                                O God, who gave yourself  to us in Jesus Christ,                                             your    son, help us to give ourselves each day   until life’s work is done.

 

**Prayer of Dedication

 

Prayers of the People

 

**Hymn:                                “Be Thou My Vision”                   642 VU

 

Commissioning and Benediction

 

Choral Amen: Amen, Amen, Hallelujah, Amen.

           

Music after Service:            “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

                                                                                                                                                                        - A.C Whitworth