Sunday, May 24, 2015 Morning Worship | 8:00, 9:30, 11:00am Let us enter the Sanctuary in a spirit of meditation in preparation for worship. Welcome – Greeting of the People – Announcements Prelude “For the Fallen” Edward Elgar Congregational Introit O praise the Lord! With all my heart thanks to the Lord I’ll bring, Where upright ones assembled are and congregations sing. The works accomplished by the Lord are very great in might. They are sought out by everyone who finds in them delight. St. Magnus Cm - Psalm 111: 1-2 *Prayer of Invocation and Adoration *Hymn of Adoration No. 454 “Glorious Is Thy Name Most Holy” Holy Manna *Confession of Faith—The Apostles Creed I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ His only Son, our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell; the third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and sitteth at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen. *Hymn No. 623—Gloria Patri Sharing of Family News Summer Staff Introduction Nate Robbins, Director of Youth Ministries Prayer of Intercession and Lord’s Prayer 8:00 Mr. Rob Yancey 9:30 Rev. Corey Gray 11:00 Dr. Todd Smedley Dr. Robert M. Norris, Senior Pastor; Dr. Todd Smedley, Senior Associate Pastor; Rev. Corey Gray, Rev. Ron Meyer, and Rev. David O’Connell, Pastors Anthem “Poor Wayfaring Stranger” Traditional American Spiritual Ben Wallis, bass-baritone; Fred Markey, accompaniment arr. Julie Gunn I’m just a poor wayfarin’ stranger, a travlin’ through this world of woe; But there’s no sickness, toil or danger in that bright land to which I go. I’m going there to see my Father, I’m going there no more to roam, I’m just a goin’ over Jordan, I’m just a goin’ over home. I want to wear a crown of glory when I get home to that bright land. I want to shout salvation’s story in concert with that blood washed band. I’m going there to meet my Savior, to sing His praise forever more. I’m just a going over Jordan, I’m just a going over home. Old Testament Reading *Hymn No. 315 I Chronicles 29:10-13 “Let Your Heart Be Broken” page 357, pew Bible Wye Valley Call for the Offering and Prayer of Dedication Passing of Friendship Register Receiving of Tithes and Offerings Offertory New Testament Reading “Melodie” Joel Fuller, violin; Fred Markey, piano Christoph Gluck arr. Frederic Chopin Luke 18:18-30 page 877, pew Bible Sermon “Joyful Giving” 7th in a series,“Divine Grace Made Visible” Dr. Robert M. Norris Passing of the Peace Hymn No. 379 “Take My Life and Let It Be” Hendon Benediction Postlude “Marche Militaire” Franz Schubert Participating Officers: 8:00 Greg Glenn 9:30 Phil Fanara 11:00 Greg Glenn Elders are available for prayer or ministry at the front of the Sanctuary at the conclusion of each service. Sanctuary flowers are a ministry of the Women of Fourth Flower Committee. The morning worship service is broadcast each Sunday at 11:00am locally on WAVA 105.1 FM and worldwide by Internet streaming audio at www.wava.com. Hearing enhancement units are available for checkout in the Media Center or ask an usher for assistance. New Members Class #69 The following were accepted into Fourth Church membership on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Amanuel Admassu Melody Istrati Bob Agnew John Kitchen James Caldwell Rosie Kitchen Katie Caldwell Eric Lofberg Ann Katherine Chernenkoff Christine Nabibubbu Claudia Cotca Kathryn O’Halloran Jerry Crawford Elie Orami Missy Crawford Marshall Pruitt Chelsea Custer Jean Pruitt Laura DeRavin Caleb Shoultz Geary Fowler Richard Taylor Margaret Gibbons Jeremy Williams Anna Gray Laura Wormald Abigail Hall Patrick Wright Michael Hernandez Next Sunday, May 31 Morning Service 8:00, 9:30, 11:00am A Service of Worship and Ordination of Robert A. Yancey Jr. 6pm in the Sanctuary “Self Giving” 2 Kings 1:1-10 Dr. Robert M. Norris “Becoming a Minister” Colossians 1:24-29 Dr. Todd Smedley There will be a reception in the Upper Room immediately follwing the service. Stewardship & Finance Tonights Evening Service GENERAL GIVING “The Great Banquet” Luke 14:12-24 Dr. Todd Smedley Annual Budget $ 4,710,418 Year to Date Budget $ 1,487,198 Year to Date Received $ 1,352,501 Mortgage Balance $ 4,534,098 6pm in the Sanctuary Grateful Heart Campaign MATCHING FUNDS ENDING August 31, 2015 $500,000 Received to Date $10,194 Fourth Presbyterian Church 5500 River Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20816–3399 Phone: 301-320-3434 | Fax: 301-320-6315 www.4thpres.org Fourth Presbyterian Church is a member congregation of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC).
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