September 4, 2022

Season of Creation, Ocean Sunday   




Prelude:   "Kyrie"  Girolamo Frescobaldi


Call to Worship:       Cheryl Dove

 In the name of the Spirit of God who hovered over the primal waters;

In the name of the Word of God who parted the waters for Earth to appear;

In the name of the Wisdom of God, who filled the deep with amazing designs, Amen.

Holy! Holy! Holy!

The oceans are filled with God’s presence.

Christ, we come into your presence, today, to worship in this sanctuary called Earth,

Holy! Holy! Holy!

Earth is filled with your presence.           

Opening Hymn:  "All Things Bright and Beautiful"  #147                                                   

Prayer Before the Word:       Cheryl Dove

First Lesson:   Job 38:1-18                      

  L: The word of the Lord   P: Thanks be to God 


Psalter:   Psalm 104:1-13, 24-26

Gospel Lesson                   

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

Piano Solo:  "The Sunken Cathedral"   Claude Debussy

                       Sarah Jane Scott

Sermon:    “God of the Deep”    Rich Bolin  

Hymn:   "Song of the Waters"  (tune: Laura Anima) #66                        

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:   "Allein Gott in der Hoh sei Ehr"  Freidrich Wilhelm Zachau

Prayer of Dedication  

Closing Hymn:  "God of the Sparrow, God of the Whale"  #122 


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

Sarah Jane Scott - Piano and Organ

Cheryl Dove-  Liturgy & Scripture

Cheryl Dove, Gilbert Stones, Rich Bolin, Jora Landis - Vocals

Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor

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