August 15, 2021                                                                   Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost




Prelude:                                                     “Morning Song”                                              Gilbert Martin


Call to Worship                                                                                                      Jim and Julia Stanfill

   God has not given us a spirit of fear but of power and love,          

      Let us look to God with confidence and hope.

   We lift up our eyes to the hills—from where will our help come?

      Our help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.


Opening Hymn:                          “All Creatures of Our God and King”                                           #62


Prayer before the Word                                                                                                             Bob Mott


First Lesson:                                          Genesis 7:1-4; 8:18-21


Second Lesson:                                         Romans 8:18-29


Children's Time                                                                                                              Kasey P. Lindsay

Gospel Lesson:                                           Luke 8:22-25

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


Sermon:                                                     “On the Tracks"                                 Pastor Gilbert Stones


Hymn:                                                       ”Hymn of Promise”                                                         #707


Pastoral Prayer


The Lord’s Prayer                                                                                                                    Beth Crizer

   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. Amen.


Offering   [Click here to go to online giving]


Offertory:                                                      “Adoro te Devote”                                       Jeanne Cotter

Prayer of Dedication       


Closing Song:                                            “You Say”                                                     Lauren Daingle




Song of Blessing:                                        “Shalom to You”


Children's Time

In this blast-from-the-past episode, Petunia "La Basurita" reminds us that we are all called to be

stewards of God's creation.