October 17, 2021                  Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost


Prelude:                                    "Contemplation on Beautiful Savior”            arr. Matthew Compton

Trinity Ringers, directed by Rich Bolin

Call to Worship                                                                                                                             Alta Hall
    Bless the Lord, O my soul!
      O Lord my God, you are very great!
    O  Lord, how manifold are your works
      Praise the Lord!

Opening Hymn:     “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”    #89

Prayer before the Word                                                                                                 Elizabeth Clover

First Lesson:    Job 38:1-7; 34-41

Psalm:      Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35

Gospel Lesson:    Mark 10:35-45
    L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ   P: Praise to you, Lord Christ

Sermon:    “Do Me a Favor…"    Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn:    ” Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service”    #581

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

Offertory:     “God Is Here”    Cyril V. Taylor arr. Lloyd Larson

Prayer of Dedication   

Closing Hymn:    “The Summons”    #2130


Song of Blessing:    “Shalom to You”


children's time

Sometimes the things we think are valuable aren't really as meaningful in God's eyes.

What do you think are the most important things we need to have or be as members of God's Kingdom?