July 31 Order of Worship

Chilmark Community Church
July 31,2011

Prelude: Sinfonia 2 J.S. Bach

Gathering and Announcements

Introit :#145 vs. 1  “Morning Has Broken”

Call to Worship   Psalm 17:1-7, 15 p.749 Cassidy Goff, reader

Confession  (unison)   Let us, in silence, draw near to God.
Silent prayer.
Dear God, we pray to you for New Hearts:
Thou who art over us, Thou who art one of us, Thou who Art: Give us pure hearts that we may see thee; humble hearts that we may hear thee; hearts of love that we may serve thee; hearts of faith that we may abide in thee.  AMEN Hymnal #392

Hymn  #496  “Sweet Hour of Prayer”

Proclamation and Praise
Genesis 32:22-31
Matthew 14:13-21

Discussion:   May the words of our mouths and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, O God.  Amen

*Hymn  *Hymn  p.386  “ Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown”

Concerns and Celebrations
Let us remember these in the quiet of our hearts. Silent Prayer
Communal Prayer
Dear God, bless those we hold up to thee with your presence.  Visit them with your healing touch.  We ask you to be with our whole world and those suffering from hunger, despair, war and injustice.  Help us to discern how to be your presence in the world.
The Lord’s Prayer

Hymn    #89 “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”

Offering   We give of our talent ,  time and our treasure.
*Hymn 95 “Praise God From Whom All Blessing Flow”
Prayer of Dedication (unison)
Bless thou the gifts our hands have brought; bless thou the work our hearts have planned.  Our is the faith, the will, the thought; the rest, O God, is in thy hand.

Benediction  (unison)
p.693 “ God Be with You till We Meet Again”  v.1

Postlude:  Siciliana by William Walond
Organist:  Carol Loud
Worship Leader:  Marilyn Hollinshead
Discussion Leader: Dan Cabot
Next Week’s Lessons: Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11, 45b
Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
*Stand if you are able


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