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

 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    “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