Chilmark Community Church
February 27, 2011

Prelude:  Invention #9 J.S.Bach

Gathering and Announcements
Introit :  p.328  “Surely the Presence of the Lord”

Call to Worship   Psalm 8 p. 743vs.3-9  (Response 1)

*Hymn :  p.147  “All Things Bright and Beautiful”

Prayer (unison)
Love Divine, whose mercies are fresh with the morning and whose grace amazes us into joy: Grant that, in our worship and in our daily living, we may be deeply aware of the strength of your mercy. Move us to share that strength in the world.  AMEN     Terence Elwyn Johnson

Genesis 7:1-5
Philippians 4:4-9

Prayers from the Ark by Carmen Bernos De Gasztold
Prayer of the Lion
“Joy in the Morning”  Sleeth
Prayer of the Giraffe
“Let All the World in Every Corner Sing” Herbert/Smith
Prayer of the Monkey
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
Prayer of the Peacock
“Create in Me a Clean Heart”  Burrows
Prayer of the Elephant
“We Thank you, Lord” Grier/Everson
Prayer of the Gazelle
“Psalm 46” Miller
Prayer of the Camel
“Walkin’ Up the King’s Highway” arr. Ulrich
Phil Dietterich, baritone and accompanist
Martha Child, soprano and flute
Barbara Lopes, alto
Dorian Lopes, tenor

Concerns and Celebrations
Pastoral Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer

*Hymn 95 “Praise God From Whom All Blessing Flow”
Prayer of Dedication (unison)
May these gifts bring light to those who walk in darkness, hope to those who live in despair, and justice to those who are oppressed.  Grant to each giver a sense of participation in the most important opportunity of all time: to share your love with the world.  To this end, we dedicate our offerings and ourselves. Amen    Lavon Bayler

*Hymn  p.77  “How Great Thou Art”

Benediction  (unison)
God, we thank you for the gift of music, and for the loveliness that gives life meaning. Send us forth,  full of  your melodies, humming your love and your light.  AMEN

Postlude:  Siciliano John Alcock

Please join us for coffee in the fellowship hall following worship.

Organist:  Carol Loud
Next Week’s Lessons: Exodus 24:12-18,Psalm 2, 2 Peter 1:16-21, Matthew 17:1-9

*Stand if you are able

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