Service for the Lord’s Day *Assurance of Forgiveness 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time GATHERING *Passing of the Peace (Passing the peace is more than a greeting. It is a ritual acting out of Jesus' call to love and forgive others, as we have been loved. We offer God's peace to one another in the ancient words of the church: "The peace of Christ be with you. And also with you.”) Chimes Welcome (Please sign the friendship pad) Prelude Fantasie in C Major (1st movement) Cesar Franck PROCLAMATION Call to Worship Give thanks to God with all your heart. We come full of awe at God’s marvelous works. Give thanks to God with all your mind. We come to learn God’s wisdom and righteousness. Give thanks to God with all your strength. We come to live in God’s mercy and grace. Let us worship God with all that we are. *Hymn 489 Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty Message for Children (Silence for reflection and self-examination) Lord, Have Mercy Upon Us This is Where Children Belong James Ritchie UNSER HERRSCHER *Facing Our Sin and Trusting God's Grace Mighty God, surely awe for you is the beginning of wisdom. But we want to trust in our own knowledge. The Scriptures tell us that you spoke to your people through Moses and the prophets. But we doubt that you speak today. We hear the stories of Jesus casting out demons. But we doubt that you hear our prayers for healing. Lord Jesus, forgive our doubts, and teach us with authority, that we might spread your fame! Kyrie *Response to God’s Grace (Hymn 579) Gloria Patri William Greatorex Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Anthem (from Glory to God) When at This Table Scripture Reading: Psalm 111 The Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. The Word Proclaimed Jane Marshall Pew Bible, OT, page 562 The Beginning of Wisdom Bruce Grady RESPONSE Reception of God’s Tithes and Our Offerings John Merbecke Offertory Fantasie in C Major (Adagio) Cesar Franck *Doxology (Hymn 591) OLD HUNDREDTH Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise Christ, all people here below. Praise Holy Spirit evermore; Praise Triune God, whom we adore. Amen. (*All who are able may stand.) *Prayer of Dedication WE GATHER AT OUR LORD’S TABLE *Hymn (from Glory to God) Feed Us, Lord Greg Scheer The Invitation to the Table The Prayer of Great Thanksgiving The Lord be with you. And also with you. Lift up your hearts. We lift them to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right to give our thanks and praise. We give you thanks, O God… The Words of Institution The Communion of the People (It is the custom of our church to hold our bread and cup until all are served.) Prayer After Communion Loving God, you have given us a share in the one bread and the one cup and made us one with Christ. Help us to bring your salvation and joy to all the world. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen. SENDING *Hymn 281 Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah CWM RHONDDA *Charge and Benediction Postlude St. Anthony Chorale Franz Joseph Haydn Worship Notes Acolyte: Ushers: Worship Leaders: William Winslow Art Chard, LouGene Hemphill, Linda Pressley, Barbara Tierney Bruce Grady, Betty Connette, Janet Cherry, and the Chancel Choir Copyright information: Where Children Belong. Words and music James Ritchie. ©1999 Abingdon Press. All rights reserved. Reprinted under OneLicense.net #711961. Feed Us, Lord. Words and music Greg Scheer. ©2007 Greg Scheer. All rights reserved. Reprinted under CCLI License # 1472181. February 1, 2015 Western Boulevard Presbyterian Church 4900 Kaplan Drive Raleigh, NC 27606 919-851-4713 www.wbpresbyterian.org We live to share God’s love for ALL.
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