Please welcome Sarah Jane Scott as our new Minister of Music.

August 21, 2022   

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost    



Prelude:   "Moderato con moto"       Cesar Franck


Call to Worship:                Scott Danielson 

In you, O Lord, we take refuge;

      Never let us be put to shame.

   In your righteousness deliver and rescue us;

      O Lord, be our rock and our fortress.


Opening Hymn:      "I Sing the Almighty Power of God"  UMH#152                                               

Prayer Before the Word:            Scott Danielson

First Lesson:            1 John 4:1-6              

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


Psalm:    71:1-6   UMH#794

Gospel Lesson   Luke 4:16-19, 31-37                

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

Sermon:    “Discerning the Spirits”    Pastor Gilbert Stones  

Hymn:       "Here I Am, Lord"      UMH#593                    

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:   "Of the Father's Love Begotten"         Wilbur Held

Prayer of Dedication  

Closing Hymn:   "Because He Lives"       UMH#364


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 and Organ

Scott Danielson -  Liturgy & Scripture

Rich Bolin  - Trinity Ringers Director

Cheryl Dove, Gilbert Stones, Rich Bolin, Jora Landis - Vocals
Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor

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