United Methodist Church of Port Edwards And the sedentary spiritual lives into meaningful and uplifting lives, living life to its fullest in you, and with You. Amen. Nekoosa United Church of Christ June 28th, 2015 Proper 8 Gathering in God’s Presence Welcome and Announcements Passing of the Peace Peace Song: Peace be with you, peace be with you, peace be with you now, God’s peace to you, Peace behind you, peace before you, peace be all around, in Jesus Christ Prelude (A time to clear our thoughts and open our hearts and minds) Call to Worship (Please stand if comfortable doing so) O LORD my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me. Sing praises to the LORD, and give thanks to his holy name. For his anger is but for a moment; his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning. You have turned my mourning into dancing; O LORD my God, I will give thanks to you forever. Prayer of Invocation We gather together this morning at the river. We know that wherever we are, You are with us. We raise up our voices in great joy, singing our praises to you dear Lord. As we end our week in worship, we ask for your guidance in focusing our attention on you, more than just once a week. Help us to live for and in You daily. Amen. Gathering Song: # 597 “Shall We Gather By the River” Prayer of Confession and Assurance Sometimes, God, in those moments when we are perplexed or anxious, when we are in pain ourselves or hurting because of the suffering of others, we can feel ourselves alone with our concerns. We trudge on through our lives with our heads hung low, complaining every step of the way. We can be negative and selfish. Remind us O God that we are different, that we are your beloved children, that You are a part of us and we a part of You. Help turn our mourning into glad dancing; our (Please pass the peace of Christ with those near you) Proclaiming God’s Word Liturgist: Tom Pangburn Old Testament reading: Lamentations 3:22-31 Psalm Reading: Psalm 30 Leader: This is the written word that points us toward God People: Thanks be to God Gloria Patri #759 (Please Stand if comfortable doing so) 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. Amen. Gospel Reading: Mark 5:21-43 Leader: This is the living and breathing word of the Lord for us today and every day. *People: Thanks be to God. Amen. (Please be seated) Today’s Message: “Can’t Touch This” Pastor Tim Responding as God’s People Hymn #441 “Jesus, Savior Pilot Me” Prayer Invitation to prayer, pastoral prayer, Our Lord’s Prayer. (Please Stand) (Please be seated) The Lords Prayer Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. 3X Amen. June 28th, 2015 What do you say UMC Port Edwards and Nekoosa UCC… Offering: Offering Offertory #780 Doxology (please stand) Praise God From whom all blessings flow: Praise God all creatures here below; Praise God above, you heavenly host: Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen. “Shall We Gather Together at the River?" Offertory Prayer God, in presenting an offering as part of our worship we are bringing something of what we have achieved or been given, and we offer it back to you as the source from whom all good things come. We pray that these gifts would be used through our churches to declare and demonstrate the amazing grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the extravagant love we know of you as our creator, and the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, alive and awake within us and ministering through us. Amen. Going With God’s Love Closing Hymn #478 “I’ve Got Peace Like a River” Benediction Thank you to all who helped: Diaconate, Pastor Dave, Joye K, Tom P.,& many others! Cover Attribution: Pastor Tim, June 2015 Wisconsin River sunrise @ Nekoosa Permission to print and project the hymns by OneLicense.net A-723464. Welcome All! Please join us for Food and fellowship after the service! If you didn’t bring a dish don’t worry, there’s more than enough. We’re glad you’re here.
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