A Simplified Order of Worship August 9, 2020 - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Call to Worship                                                                                  Mike and Kathy Lindsay
    O  give thanks to the Lord,
        Call on God’s Name,
    Sing to the Lord, sing praises!
        Tell of all God’s wonderful works!           

Opening Prayer
O God, it is always your way to have mercy upon us and to guard us with your loving protection:
Grant that we who confess your only-begotten Son as God born in our flesh, may never fall away because of the deceptions of this world;
Through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God in glory everlasting. Amen.               [Ambrosian Sacramentary; alt, TJC]

Hymn                                           “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”                  #139 vv. 1, 2, 5

Prayer Before the Word                                                                                            Jan Carpenter

First Lesson                                       Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28

Psalm                                               Psalm 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b

Children’s Time                                                                                                       Scott Danielson

Gospel Lesson:                                Matthew 14:22-33

Spiritual                    “Hold On Just a Little While Longer”*                   Jean & Jim Strathdee

Message:                                        “The Timing of Faith”                         Pastor Gilbert Stones

Piano Solo                                       "Sonata in E Major"                               Domenico Scarlatti

Prayers of the People
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 for Online Giving]

Offertory                                                               “Doxology”

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn                                              “Faith Is Patience in the Night”                                    #2211

                                          Join us on Zoom at 11:00 a.m. for fellowship.

Song of Blessing:                                     “Shalom to You”                                        Jora Landis

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

Thanks to everyone who made today’s service possible
Barbara Hoff - Organ and Piano
Jora Landis - Vocal
Mike and Kathy Lindsay - Liturgists
Jan Carpenter- Reader
Scott Danielson - Children’s Time
Kasey P. Lindsay - The Lord’s Prayer
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator and some camera work

*“Hold On Just a Little While Longer”  performed by  Jean & Jim Strathdee

Courtesy Strathdee Music, Used by permission


Children's time

This week Scott Danielson shares advices on how to slow down and see God all throughout creation.