January 29, 2023

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany




Prelude:   “Calm Reflection"  Colin Mawby                                                                                                                                                                                             

Call to Worship:   Alta Hall

  The Lord has brought us from bondage,

      And redeemed us from the house of slavery.

   Therefore, let us praise the Name of the Lord,

      That all the world may know how God has saved us.

Opening Hymn:   “Bring Forth the Kingdom"  #2190                                                                  


Prayer Before the Word: Elizabeth Clover

First Lesson:    Micah 6:1-8                             

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


Psalm:      Psalm 15  #747

Anthem:  “Blessed Are You"  Craig Courtney

Gospel Lesson Matthew 5:1-12                               

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

Sermon:  "Lost Method, Lost Way"      Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn:   How Shall I Come Before the Lord"  #3124        


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:  “King Of My Heart"  J.M. McMillan and S. McMillan

Prayer of Dedication  

Closing Hymn: "All Who Love and Serve Your City"  #433



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

Jora Landis, Cheryl Dove and Pastor Gilbert Stones - Vocals

Alta Hall & Elizabeth Clover -  Liturgy & Scripture

Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor

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