All Saints Sunday - November 2, 2014 GATHERING Prelude

All Saints Sunday - November 2, 2014
ELW Festival Setting 2
Sharing and Transforming Faith, Hopes, and Lives.
Before the Prelude, speak to one another. During the Prelude, speak to God. During the service, let God speak to you.
During the week, let God speak through you.
Rite for All Saints Sunday – Please stand as you are able and face the baptismal font.
P We make the sign of the cross in remembrance of the day we were baptized, in the name of the
Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
C Amen.
P Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the source of all mercy and the God of all
consolation, who comforts us in all our sorrows so that we can comfort others in their sorrows
with the consolation we ourselves have received from God.
Christ, the Lamb enthroned above, you call your loved ones home.
C Those believers who have died here on earth, are now welcomed with open arms in your
glorious paradise.
P In many and various ways, your people worshipped and served you in their lives here on earth,
and now live their new lives filled with days of endless praise.
C In the waters of their baptism, you called them to be your own and to follow your will.
P Now by your grace, you call them to come into the realms of heaven, where you have prepared a
special place for them.
C Through the years, your faithful people have made our lives rich with meaning. Now their
lives are enriched by your presence.
P We remember this day the lives of those who touched our lives so deeply.
Please be seated.
The Roll Call of Saints from Lutheran Church of Hope
+ Jeaninne Marie Shafer-Flint +
+ Shirlee Elizabeth Goetz +
+ Randall William Mundt +
The Bells of Hope
+ Dorothy ‘Dorrie’ Bogen +
+ Danny Lee Danielson +
+ For All the Saints +
The Prayer
Please stand as you are able and face the baptismal font.
Now these saints called today reside at your right hand.
In you our loved ones live forever.
In joyful hope, we anxiously await the blessed reunion of all your saints to come:
In you, we, too, shall rise. Amen!
For the Communion of Saints that defies death and time and space to which the
church witnesses,
C we are grateful.
P For the Gospel that proclaims that “life is ever Lord over death and love can never lose its own,”
C we praise you.
P To the task of ministry, to which these we remember today so unselfishly gave of themselves and
their means,
C may we commit ourselves, that their fondest dreams for your church and its mission in the
community and the world, be realized.
P Through Jesus Christ, who is our fondest memory and our greatest hope, we pray.
C Amen.
Gathering Hymn – ELW #422 - There will be an organ interlude after stanza 5.
Please face the cross as it processes down the aisle, leading us into worship.
For All the Saints
Apostolic Greeting
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Hymn of Praise – This is the Feast
There will be a six (6) measure introduction by the brass and organ
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Prayer of the Day
P The Lord be with you.
C And also with you.
P So let us pray. Almighty God, you have knit your people together in one communion in the
mystical body of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Grant us grace to follow your blessed saints in
lives of faith and commitment, and to know the inexpressible joys you have prepared for those
who love you, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the
Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
C Amen - Please be seated.
The Anthem – Chancel Choir (Congregation please join choir on verse 3.)
Ye Servants of God
Mary Kennedy, Flute; Terry Shockey, Percussion
Greetings for the Day
We hear readings from Holy Scriptures. Three readings, including one from a Gospel, and in addition, the chanting or
singing of a Psalm.
First Reading
After the reading: Word of God, word of life.
Revelation 7:9-17
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All respond: Thanks be to God.
Psalm -Psalm Tone 2 (Psalms begin after ELW pg. 338)
Psalm 34:1-10, 22
We will sing the Psalm Responsively
Second Reading
1 John 3:1-3
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After the reading: Word of God, word of life. All respond: Thanks be to God.
Please stand as you are able.
The Gospel Acclamation – Alleluia
There will be a four (4) measure introduction by the organ and brass
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The All Saints Sunday Gospel – Matthew 5:1-12
P The Holy Gospel according to St. Luke, the 6th chapter.
After the Gospel is read,
P The Gospel of the Lord.
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C Glory to you, O Lord.
C Praise to you, O Christ.
The Gospel Acclamation – Alleluia
There will be a four (4) measure introduction by the organ and brass
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Please be seated.
Children’s Time
Hymn of the Day – ELW #785
When Peace Like a River
Please stand as you are able.
Nicene Creed
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Prayers of the Church
A Remembering the saints who have gone before us and giving thanks for God’s blessings, we pray
for the church, all in need, and God’s good creation.
At the end of each petition…A Let us pray.
C Have mercy, O God.
P Trusting in your mercy and goodness, we bring before you these prayers and whatever else you
see that we need, in the name of the one who sets us free, Jesus Christ, our Savior.
C Amen.
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Please be seated.
Hearing God’s Word, we now gathering around the table to taste and see God’s grace in Holy Communion, given and
shed for you for the forgiveness of all your sins.
The Giving of our Tithes and Offerings
Lutheran Church of Hope is about Sharing and transforming faith, hopes, and lives. So now we offer our financial
generosity and gifts so that lives both here and beyond our walls will be transformed by the hope in Jesus, that is the
steadfast anchor of our souls.
Offertory Hymn – ELW #181
Please stand as you are able.
Let the Vineyards Be Fruitful Lord
Offering Prayer
A Let us pray. Merciful God, as grains of wheat scattered upon the hill were gathered together to become one
bread, so let your church be gathered together from the ends of the earth into your kingdom, for yours is the
glory through Jesus Christ, now and forever. Amen.
The Great Thanksgiving
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The Preface
It is indeed right, our duty…we praise your name and join their unending hymn.
The Sanctus – There will be a two (2) measure introduction by organ and brass.
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The Eucharistic Prayer I and Acclamations
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The Lord's Prayer - Our Father, who art in heaven...
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The Holy, Holy or “SANCTUS” is an ancient song that connects our hymn of praise to that of all the saints and
angels through all the ages.
The presider speaks holy words, recalling the Gospel story of Jesus sharing a holy meal with his followers and
proclaiming God’s grace. Jesus Christ is present in, with, and under these elements.
Invitation to Holy Communion
P Share in the inheritance of all the saints. Come to the table prepared for you.
The Sacrament of Holy Communion - Please be seated.
The Agnus Dei (Sung after you are seated)
Communion Hymns
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Let Us Break Bread Together
Abide with Me
Jesus Loves Me
Sending of Home Communion Ministers - Please stand as you are able.
Post Communion Blessing
Post Communion Canticle – ELW #881
Let All Things Now Living
Post Communion Prayer
We ask God to help us extend the blessing of the table in our lives and in the world.
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Sending Hymn – ELW #856
How Great Thou Art
We turn and face the processional cross as it leads us out into the world of mission and Christian living while singing a
hymn that reflects on our callings as disciples of Jesus.
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Our worship is ended as we are sent into the world reminded that God goes with us.
Leading Our Worship Liturgy Today:
Presiding Minister
The Rev. Dr. Scott R. McAnally
Assisting Minister
Ms. Penny Schreter
Mr. Joe Kern, Ms. Anna Jordan-Helser
Ms. Caitlyn Vialpando
Mr. Connor Peterson
Ms. Kim Hohensee
Chancel Choir/Handbell Director
Ms. Kenda Meyer
All Saints Festival Brass
Mr. Dale Larsen, Mr. Kevin Larsen,
Mr. Keith Larsen
Prayers of the Church
Ms. Kristin Anderson
Prayer Ministers
Mr. Steve Kultala, Ms. Cindy Green
Communion Assistants
Ms. Becky Nyby, Ms. Jeanie Beck
Mr. Ken and Ms. Eloise Miller
Mr. Darrell and Ms. Lavina Schroeder
Mr. Herb and Ms. Marty Covey
Mr. Gerry Herbst, Ms. Amy Coleman
Altar Guild
Ms. Beverly Gardalen, Ms. Julie Papacek
Fellowship Hour Hosts
Mr. Milo and Ms. Kathy Olsen
Offering Counters
Ms. Carolyn Kern, Ms. Deanna Jacobson
Home Communion Ministers
Ms. Vaneta Babcock,
Mr. Paul Kuhlmann
Open Campus
Close Campus
Ms. Beth Rogers
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