January 17, 2021                                                             Second Sunday after the Epiphany


Prelude                                           “Prelude in Classic Style”                                       Gordon Young

Call to Worship                                                                                                Maureen and Tom Upton
    Let us praise the fearful and wonderful God.
        Wonderful are the works of the Lord!
    How precious are the thoughts of God!
        They are beyond our knowing. Praise the Lord!

Lighting the Candle of Peace

Opening Prayer   
Insistent God, by night and day you summon your slumbering people,
So stir us with your voice and enlighten our lives with your grace that we give ourselves fully to Christ's call to mission and ministry. Amen.

Hymn                                                       “I Have a Dream”                                                            #3127

Prayer Before the Word                                                                                                   Debbie Wacker

First Lesson   

Psalm                                                  Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18

Children’s Time

Gospel:                                                      John 1:43-51

Message                                            “Where Is the Dream”                              Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn                                      “I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry”                                     #2051

Pastoral Prayer

Prayer Interlude
The Lord’s Prayer                                                                                           Cathy and Emilia Bonnett
    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 on this link to go to online giving]

Offertory                                    “The Light of the World Is Jesus”                                   Mark Hayes

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn                                     “The Care the Eagle Gives Her Young”                                           #118

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

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
Barbara Hoff - Organ and Piano
Cheryl Dove and Jora Landis - Vocal
Debbie Wacker - Reader
Tom and Maureen Upton, Cathy and Emilia Bonnett - Liturgy
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator and camera work


children's time

This week Pastor G teaches about the Paschal Candle, 

and we light it in remembrance of those who have sacrificed for our nation in the recent weeks.