Order of Worship for August 29, 2021                       Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost


Prelude                                                 "Lord, Reign in Me”                  Brenton Brown, arr. G. Parker

Call to Worship                                                                                                                             Alta Hall
    Let us give our praise in the great congregation
        Let us pay our vows and worship the Lord.
    Let all who fear the Lord give praise!
        The children of God stand in awe!

Hymn                                                       “Blessed Assurance“                                                       #369

Prayer Before the Word                                                                                                      Marian Kaser

First Lesson                                              1 Corinthians 1:18-31
                                              L: The word of the Lord   P: Thanks be to God

Psalm                                                         Psalm 22:1-5; 12-31   

Children’s Time                                           "Meet the Boys"

Gospel                                                           John 12:27-36
                       L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ   P: Praise to you, Lord Christ

Message                                                           “Atonement”                               Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn                                                          “Lift High the Cross”                                                     #159

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                                                           Kasey P. Lindsay
    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    [Click here to go to online giving]

Offertory                                                           “Pastorale”                                      Douglas E. Wagner

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn                                        “God Be With You Till we meet Again ”                                      #672

Song of Blessing:                                     “Shalom to You”   

                 Passing the Peace of Christ with phone calls, texts, emails, cards and prayers


Children's time

We're all different, and sometimes we may do something wrong and feel like we're no longer lovable.

In this Children's Time, Pastor G demonstrates that God loves us no matter what.