today Flowers: The flowers on the altar are given to the Glory of God by Bob Mackay in loving memory of his wife Jackie. Lay Reader: Jane Whelchel Come Are Ushers:as You Dave and Irene Allen, Paul Douglas, Steve Langin, and Ed Morrison Greeters: Side: Shirley Crane Keeping What Tower: Paul Crane Is Necessar y, 11/16/2014 Worship Attendance: Leaving the R 8:00 – 18; 9:00 – 55; 10:30 – 107; Total = 180 Church School Attendance: 64 t Sc Keeping What Is N Rest Behind Worship Simsbury United Methodist Church “Judgment Day” Our Pastors – Woody Eddins and Peter Preiser Organist & Adult Music – Yves Venne Children/Youth/Contemporary Music – Dorothy Cowles A Stephen Ministry Church “Unless justice be done to others it will not be done to us.” Woodrow Wilson 10:30 a.m. Nov 23, 2014 11.23.14 – Last Sunday in Pentecost, Christ the King Sunday Worship Service – 10:30 a.m. Welcome Prelude | Improvisations by Marcie Swift on the harp Message | “Judgment Day” Pastor Woody Eddins ◊Call to Worship | Psalm 100 Leader: Acclaim to the Lord all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness, and come into God's presence with songs of joy! People: Know that the Lord is God! It is God who has made us; we are the sheep of God's pasture. Leader: Enter these doors giving thanks, come into this place praising God and blessing the name of our Lord. People: Yes, the Lord is good. God's love is everlasting, and God is faithful from generation to generation. ◊Hymn of Response | Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee #175 ◊Opening Hymn | Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven #66 ◊Opening Prayer | (unison) Holy God, we come together to worship because we are aware that we need you. Open our hearts to your presence in the many ways you appear to us. Heal and challenge us by your love. Where we are caught up in our own concerns, help us to see the needs of others—those who are hungry, thirsty, or alone. Where we forget to give you thanks and praise, help us to remember that you are our God and have blessed us every day of our lives. May this time of worship give you honor and praise and lead us to serve you with all of our lives. Amen. Welcome New Members | Blue Hymnal page #38 Anne Schnell Jason and Marisa Murray, Alessa and Aria A Time for Children | The Reverie Harp with Marcie Swift Pastoral Prayer The Lord’s Prayer | Blue hymnal #895 Offertory Music | Improvisations by Marcie Swift on the harp ◊Presentation of Gifts/Doxology #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 uplifts! Praise the Spirit, Holy Spirit! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! ◊Prayer of Dedication ◊Closing Hymn | O Worship the King #73 ◊Benediction ◊Benediction Response | Go In Peace Go in peace and the peace of God be with you this day; Go in peace and the peace of God be with you alway. Celebrate and share the joy, celebrate new life. Go in peace and the peace of God be with you alway. ◊Postlude | “Let All the World in Every Corner Sing” (Augustine) arr. for organ ◊ please stand as you are able First Lesson | Ezekiel 34: 11-16, 20-24 Second Lesson | Matthew 25: 31-46 Today we welcome back harpist Marcie Swift and the healing music of the harp. Please join her after the service for a limited opportunity to try the Reverie Harp.
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