January 22, 2023

Third Sunday after the Epiphany




Prelude:   “Toccata in D Minor"  J. S. Bach                                                                                                                                                                                            

Call to Worship:   Cathy Bonnett

  With the Lord as our light and salvation,

         Whom shall we fear?

     With the Lord as our stronghold,

         Of whom shall be be afraid?

     Let us behold the beauty of the Lord,

         And inquire in God's temple. 

Opening Hymn:   “Forward Through the Ages”    #555                                                                  


Prayer Before the Word: Cathy Bonnett

First Lesson:  1 Corinthians 1:10-18                                

  L: The word of the Lord   P: Thanks be to God 


Psalm:      Psalm 27         #758

Gospel Lesson   Matthew 4:12-23                             

L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ   P: Praise to you, Lord Christ

Sermon:  "A Few of My Favorite Sins"      Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn:   “Help Us Accept Each Other”                #560            


Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

  Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come,

your will be done, on earth as in heaven.   

  Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we

forgive those who sin against us.

  Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil.

For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and for ever.


Offering our Gifts to God   [Click here to go to online giving]

Offertory:  “What a Beautiful Name" Hillsong Worship

Prayer of Dedication  

Closing Hymn: "Blest Be the Dear Uniting Love"  #566



Song of Blessing:    “Shalom to You”

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

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Thanks to everyone who made today’s service possible

Sarah Jane Scott - Piano, Organ, and Vocals

Cathy Bonnett -  Liturgy & Scripture

John Kersten, Cheryl Dove, Pastor Gilbert Stones - Vocals

Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor

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