October 18, 2009

Chilmark Community Church
October 18,2009
Prelude:  Prelude #6  JS Bach

Gathering and Announcements
Introit;  The Moon and the Year by Richard Emery

Call to Worship  Psalm 104:1-9  p.826 (no musical response)

*Hymn  152 “ I Sing the Almighty Power of God”


Confession  Let us confess our short comings to God in the silence of our hearts.

God of Grace and glory, we thank you that you judge us not by the perfection of our actions, but by our readiness to live boldly by faith.  Help us, as individuals and as a congregation, to trust you and follow where you lead, that your name may be glorified in all the earth.  AMEN

Anthem    Lia Kahler and Emily Broderick

Scripture readings and Discussion
May the words of our mouths and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to thee, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer.

Job 38:1-7 (34-41); Mark 10:35-45

*Hymn  # 525  “ We’ll Understand Better By and By”

Concerns and Celebrations

Unison Prayer:  Strong covenant God, save us from being self-centered in our prayers, and teach us to remember to pray for others.  May we be so bound up in love with those for whom we pray that we may feel their needs as acutely as our own, and intercede for them with sensitiveness, with understanding and with imagination.  In the Spirit of Jesus, AMEN
Silent prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

*Hymn 95 “Praise God From Whom All Blessing Flow”

Prayer of Dedication (unison)
We offer ourselves with our gifts, confident that you have a purpose for them and for us.  AMEN

*Hymn “ O God You Send us Out to Walk”   back cover

Benediction  (unison)
The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.  AMEN

Postlude:  Adagio by John Bennett
Organist: Carol Loud

Next Week’s Lessons:  Job 42:1-6,10-17; Psalm 34:1-8; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52

*Stand if you are able