Come, Let Us Adore Him!

Indicates to stand if you are able.

Prayer cards may be filled out prior to the first

hymn and placed in the offering plate in the back

of the church, or handed to an usher during the

first hymn.

 

We Gather as the Body of Christ

PRELUDE                                                     Heidi Prior

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS     Pastor Bob

                     

INTROIT                   Spirit of the Living God / Choir

CALL TO WORSHIP                 Carolyn Neff, Liturgist

 HYMN                                      Thy Word is a Lamp

                                                   / UMC Hymnal # 601

Acolyte(s) will bring in the Light of Christ

OLD TESTAMENT READING

Deuteronomy 30: 15-20 / OT page 184

OPENING PRAYER (Unison)

Encourage us, O Lord, in this time of worship, in the ways we need to be encouraged. Strengthen us, O God, and guide us that we might walk in your ways; And find the abundance of life you offer. Send your Holy Spirit to be with us and within us, this day. Amen.

EPISTLE LESSON

1 Corinthians 3: 1-9 / NT page 166

 CHILDREN’S TIME WITH PASTOR BOB

Due to technical problems,

there are no videos this week, sorry. 

Nursery aged children may leave for nursery care.

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

PASTORAL PRAYER

PRAYER RESPONSE          THE LORD’S PRAYER

/ Sacred Dance sung by Barbra Streisand

We Attend to the Word

 HYMN                A Wilderness Wandering People

                           /  Worship & Song Hymnal # 3113

GOSPEL READING                                                   

Matthew 5: 21-37 / NT page 4

Pastor:  This is the Word of God for the

                         people of God

                      People:  Thanks be to God.

MEDITATION

“Sermon on the Mount (part 3)”

Pastor Bob

We Gather at Christ's Table

OFFERTORY

Go Light Your World  / Choir

DOXOLOGY                              UMC HYMNAL #94

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

Praise God, all creatures here below; Alleluia!  Alleluia!

Praise God, the source of all our gifts!  Praise Jesus Christ, whose

power up-lifts! Praise the Spirit, Holy Spirit!  Alleluia!  Alleluia!  Alleluia!

 

BLESSING THE OFFERING (Unison)

Bless all that has been given, O Lord, to do your good work in our world. Bless the desires of our hearts, O Lord, and encourage us to forgive, to be reconciled, and to live together in peace. In the name of Christ, Amen.

We Are Sent in Ministry to the World

 HYMN            Make Me a Channel of Your Peace

                          / The Faith We Sing Hymnal # 2171

(Please form a circle around the sanctuary to

receive the Benediction and to sing to each other).

† BENEDICTION

May you follow Jesus, knowing he will lead you in just the right way. May you live by the Spirit, allowing your priorities and perspective to be of God and not of this world. And may you know that you are loved by God who showers you with grace, so that you may grow and mature in your faith, in the unique way that only you can. Amen.

 Let There Be Peace on Earth

/ UMC Hymnal # 431

POSTLUDE                                                 Heidi Prior

  • YouTube - Black Circle

© 2015 by St. Paul's United Methodist Church | 335 Smyth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104, USA | (603) 647-7322