Sunday, May 21, 2017
The congregation is asked please to remain silent during the prelude as a time of prayer and meditation.
Prelude - Mathias
Canzonetta & Chorale
Entry of the Bible
*Processional Hymn: 549 - SOLOTHURN
“O Jesus, Lord of heavenly grace”
The congregation will rise on the last line of the organ introduction to the hymn.
*Call to Worship:
Prayers of Adoration, Confession, Supplication and The Lord's Prayer
Greetings and Announcements
Introit - Walton
Set me as a seal upon thine heart
Acts 17: 22-31
RECEPTION OF NEW MEMBERS BY CONFIRMATION OF FAITH
THE AARONIC BLESSING
The Lord bless thee and keep thee:
The Lord make his face to shine upon thee
and be gracious unto thee:
The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee
and give thee peace. Amen.
*Metrical Psalm: 19 - St. Paul
"O send Thy light forth"
*Metrical Psalm: 47 - Kingsfold
“O Praise the Lord, for He is good”
John 14: 15-21
The lessons this morning are read by Reverend Stewart Folster.
Offertory Anthem - Parry
I was glad
* Presentation of Offerings
Praise God, from whom all blessing flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below:
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen.
Prayers of Thanksgiving, Intercession and Commemoration - Choral "Amen"
*HYMN: 460 - ABENDS
“O Thou Who camest from above”
Sermon - The Rev. Dr. Glenn Chestnutt
“Covering all your bases”
|“Covering all your bases”||The Rev. Dr.Glenn Chestnutt||05/21/2017|
*Recessional HYMN: 425 - ST. DENIO
“How firm a foundation”
*Benediction - Choral "Amen"
*Removal of the Bible
Postlude - Mathias
* - Indicates Congregation standing if able.
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The flowers in the Sanctuary are in loving memory of
Jacques and Hope Tetrault
in loving memory of
Franklin Olmsted Canfield