A Simplified Order of Worship October 4, 2020 - World Communion Sunday

Prelude                                                 “Ashokan Farewell”                                                  Jay Unger
                                              Tom Tatton - Viola; Barbara Hoff - Piano

Call to Worship                                                            Debbie Livingston and Josie and Oliver Main
    The heavens are telling the glory of God;
        And the earth shows God’s handiwork.
    May the words of our mouths and the meditations of our hearts,
        Be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer.

Opening Prayer
O God, the Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer of our lives:
    Make us, we pray, obedient to your commandments and responsive to your grace, that we may live in prosperity as we follow the Author of our whole life; the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns for ever. Amen.

Hymn                                             “And Can It Be that I Should Gain”                                          #363

                                                                             Jora Landis

Prayer Before the Word                                                                                                             Kay Bolin

First Lesson                                        Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20

Psalm                                                                  Psalm 19

Children’s Time                                                                                                                      Cheryl Dove

Second Lesson:                                         Philippians 3:4b - 14

Message:                                                   “Eyes on the Prize”                          Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn                                                         “Bread for the World”                              by Gilbert Stones

                                                                               Jora Landis

Prayers of the People
Offering    [Click here for Online Giving]

Offertory                                “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”       arr. by Becki Slagle Mayo

                                                                     Barbara Hoff - piano   

Prayer of Dedication

The Sacrament of Holy Communion

       The Lord’s Prayer                                                    Debbie Livingston w/ Josie and Oliver Main

        Receiving the elements

Hymn                                                    “Let All Things Now Living”                                            #2008

                                                                        Jora Landis

                                            Join us on Zoom at 11:00 a.m. for fellowship.

Song of Blessing:                                    “Shalom to You”                                                             #666

                                                                        Jora Landis

Passing the Peace of Christ with phone calls, texts, emails, cards and prayers

Thanks to everyone who made today’s service possible
Barbara Hoff - Organ and Piano
Jora Landis - Vocal

Tom Tatton - Viola

Debbie Livingston w/ Josie and Oliver Main; Cheryl Dove - Liturgists
Kay Bolin - Reader
Cathy Bonnett - Children's Time

Kasey Lindsay - Video Editing
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator and some camera work