Worship Bulletin 8.7.22

The Gathering Lyrics

“Come Thou Fount”

Come Thou Fount of
Every blessing
Tune my heart
To sing Thy grace
Streams of mercy
Never ceasing
Call for songs of loudest praise
Teach me some melodious sonnet
Sung by flaming
Tongues above
Praise the mount
I’m fixed upon it
Mount of Thy redeeming love

Here I raise my Ebenezer
Here there by Thy
Great help I’ve come
And I hope by
Thy good pleasure
Safely to arrive at home
Jesus sought me when a stranger
Wandering from the
Fold of God
He to rescue me
From danger
Interposed His precious blood

Oh to grace how great a debtor
Daily I’m constrained
To be
Let Thy grace now
Like a fetter
Bind my wandering heart to Thee
Prone to wander Lord I feel it
Prone to leave
The God I love
Here’s my heart
Oh take it seal it
Seal it for Thy courts above
Prone to wander Lord I feel it
Prone to leave
The God I love
Here’s my heart
Oh take it seal it
Seal it for Thy courts above

 

“All the Poor And Powerless”

All the poor and powerless
And all the lost and lonely
And all the thieves will come confess
And know that You are holy
And know that You are holy

And all will sing out
Hallelujah
And we will cry out
Hallelujah

And all the hearts who are content
And all who feel unworthy
And all who hurt with nothing left
Will know that You are holy

And all will sing out
Hallelujah
And we will cry out
Hallelujah
And all will sing out
Hallelujah
And we will cry out
Hallelujah

Shout it
Go on and scream it from the mountains
Go on and tell it to the masses
That He is God

Shout it
Go on and scream it from the mountains
Go on and tell it to the masses
That He is God

Shout it
Go on and scream it from the mountains
Go on and tell it to the masses (we sing to you Lord)
That He is God

Shout it
Go on and scream it from the mountains
Go on and tell it to the masses
That He is God

And we will sing out
Hallelujah
And we will cry out
Hallelujah
We will sing out
Hallelujah, shout it

Shout it
Go on and scream it from the mountains
Go on and tell it to the masses
That He is God

Shout it
Go on and scream it from the mountains
Go on and tell it to the masses
That He is God

 

“My Jesus”

Are you past the point of weary?
Is your burden weighin’ heavy?
Is it all too much to carry?
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus
Do you feel that empty feeling?
‘Cause shame’s done all its stealin’
And you’re desperate for some healin’
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus

He makes a way where there ain’t no way
Rises up from an empty grave
Ain’t no sinner that He can’t save
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus
His love is strong and His grace is free
And the good news is I know that He
Can do for you what He’s done for me
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus
And let my Jesus change your life

Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Amen
Amen

Who can wipe away the tears
From broken dreams and wasted years
And tell the past to disappear? Oh
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus
And all the wrong turns that you would
Go and undo if you could
Who can work it all for your good
Let me tell you about my Jesus

He makes a way where there ain’t no way
Rises up from an empty grave
Ain’t no sinner that He can’t save
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus
His love is strong and His grace is free
And the good news is I know that He
Can do for you what He’s done for me
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus
And let my Jesus change your life

Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Amen
Amen, Amen

Who would take my cross to Calvary?
Pay the price for all my guilty?
Who would care that much about me?
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus, oh

He makes a way where there ain’t no way
Rises up from an empty grave
Ain’t no sinner that He can’t save
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus
His love is strong and His grace is free
And the good news is I know that He
Can do for you what He’s done for me
Let me tell you ’bout my Jesus
And let my Jesus change your life

Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah, amen
Amen
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Let my Jesus change your life

Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Service
August 7, 2022 | 11:00 am

Light of the World Series
1 John 1:1-4
Rev. Lance Marshall
Senior Pastor

Welcome and Announcements
Rev. Phyllis Barren, Associate Pastor

Prelude: “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”
John Behnke, arranger
Dr. Beverly Howard, guest organist

*Call to Worship
One: This is the day that the Lord has made!
All: Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

*Hymn 384: “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”
Love divine, all loves excelling,
joy of heaven, to earth come down;
fix in us thy humble dwelling;
all thy faithful mercies crown!
Jesus, thou art all compassion,
pure, unbounded love thou art;
visit us with thy salvation;
enter every trembling heart.

Breathe, O breathe thy loving Spirit
into every troubled breast!
Let us all in thee inherit;
let us find that second rest.
Take away our bent to sinning;
Alpha and Omega be;
end of faith, as its beginning,
set our hearts at liberty.

Come, Almighty to deliver,
let us all thy life receive;
suddenly return and never,
nevermore thy temples leave.
Thee we would be always blessing,
serve thee as thy hosts above,
pray and praise thee without ceasing,
glory in thy perfect love.

Finish, then, thy new creation;
pure and spotless let us be.
Let us see thy great salvation
perfectly restored in thee;
changed from glory into glory,
till in heaven we take our place,
till we cast our crowns before thee,
lost in wonder, love, and praise.

*Affirmation of Faith 883
Dr. Zhenya Gurina-Rodriguez, Associate Pastor
We are not alone, we live in God’s world.
We believe in God:
who has created and is creating,
who has come in Jesus, the Word made flesh,
to reconcile and make new,
who works in us and others by the Spirit.
We trust in God.
We are called to be the church:
to celebrate God’s presence,
to love and serve others,
to seek justice and resist evil,
to proclaim Jesus, crucified and risen,
our judge and our hope.
In life, in death, in life beyond death,
God is with us.
We are not alone.
Thanks be to God. Amen.

*Gloria Patri 70
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.

**Please be seated

Faith Like a Child (11:00)
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor

*Hymn 206: “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light” (vv 1, 2)
I want to walk as a child of the light.
I want to follow Jesus.
God sent the stars to give light to the world.
The star of my life is Jesus.

Refrain: In Him, there is no darkness at all.
The night and the day are both alike.
The Lamb is the light of the city of God.
Shine in my heart, Lord Jesus.

I want to see the brightness of God.
I want to look at Jesus.
Clear sun of righteousness, shine on my path,
And show me the way to the Father. [refrain]

Scripture: 1 John 1:1-4
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

 Sermon Series: The Light of the World
Rev. Brenda Brooks Alexander, Associate Pastor
Notes: A series on 1 John. The images of the “light shining into the darkness” and “we love because God loves us” are rooted in this portion of scripture.
God’s tangible word of life.

 Service of Holy Communion

Hymnal pages 12-13

Invitation

Confession and Pardon

The Great Thanksgiving

The 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 trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. (Matthew 6:9-13)

Serving the Bread and Cup

Offertory: “Here, O My Lord, I see Thee”
Jay Althouse, arranger

Morning Song
Thomas Williams, director

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. Where will we go, and what will we do?
All: We will go out to be God’s people in the world.
One: May grace, peace, hope, love, and joy forever accompany you. Amen.

*Congregational Benediction: “Walking in the Light of God”
Walk in the light, walk in the light, walk in the light,
walking in the light of God.
Walk, walk, walk, walk, walking in the light of God.
Walk, walk, walk, walk, walking in the light of God.

*Postlude:  “Song of Joy”
Christopher Boodle, composer

Download Traditional Worship Bulletin 8.7.22

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