October 9th, 2022 A Revisit of May 29, 2022 Ascension Sunday
Prelude: "For the Beauty of the Earth" Conrad Kocher, arr. Mark Hayes
Call to Worship Sandy Green
God has gone up with a shout:
The Lord with the sound of a trumpet.
Christ reigns over the nations:
He sits at God's right hand in the heavenly places. Sing praises.
Opening Hymn: “Jesus, United by Thy Grace” #561
Prayer Before the Word Kay Bolin
First Lesson: Acts 16:16-34
Psalm: Psalm 97 #816
Children's Moment: Kasey P. Lindsay
Gospel Lesson: John 17:20-26
Sermon: “Choose Freedom” Pastor Paula Hulet
Hymn: "O Come and Dwell in Me" #388
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 “Arioso" J.S. Bach
Prayer of Dedication
Closing Hymn: “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” #557
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
Elizabeth Clover - Piano and Organ
Marian Kaser - Flute
Sandy Green - Liturgy
Kay Bolin - Reader
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator
Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography
Kasey Lindsay - Video Editor