ORDER OF WORSHIP - − September 23, 2018


       WELCOME

CALL TO GATHER −
“This Is the Day ”UMH 657

WELCOME − Carroll Shivers
ANNOUNCEMENTS − Carroll Shivers
MEET AND GREET − Carroll Shivers

       WE GATHER

PRELUDE −
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CALL TO WORSHIP − Carroll Shivers
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OPENING HYMN − Dave Watters
“All Things Bright and Beautiful ” UMH 147

       WE LISTEN

THE PSALTER− Carroll Shivers
“Psalm 8 ” UMH 743

BLESSING OF OUR SUNDAY SCHOOL AND YOUTH VOLUNTEERS −
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TIME WITH THE CHILDREN −Ruth McCauley

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON − Genesis 6: 17-22 −Carroll Shivers

THE MESSAGE −
“ What Does the (Creature) Say? ” Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

       WE RESPOND

JOYS AND CONCERNS − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

HYMN OF PREPARATION
“Near to the Heart of God ” UMH 472

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

THE LORD'S PRAYER − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

HYMN OF RESPONSE
“Near to the Heart of God ” UMH 472

GRATEFUL GIVING
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GRATEFUL RESPONSE
“Praise God from Whom... ” UMH 95

OFFERTORY PRAYER − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin

       WE ARE SENT

CLOSING HYMN
“God of the Sparrow, God of the Whale ” UMH 122

BENEDICTION − Rev. Kate Johnson Martin
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POSTLUDE
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Today's Date

November 19, 2018