FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
ORDER OF WORSHIP
Guest Preacher: Joe Illig, Executive Director of Wesley Woods Christian Camp
Organist: Jim Ross
Prelude-In Heavenly Love Abiding-Dale Wood
*Call to Worship
Leader: Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart in the company of the upright in the congregation. People: Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them.
Leader: The works of God’s hands are faithful and just; all God’s precepts are trustworthy.
People: They are established forever and ever, to be performed with faithfulness and uprightness.
Leader: God’s works extend to you and me and the whole community as the Spirit nurtures gifts and graces in each of us.
People: Great are the works of the Lord, whose love and grace endures forever!
Leader: God raises up some to be prophets to help us follow God’s voice, yet all are called to lead by following.
People: We affirm the gifts of those who are called to be truth-tellers in our midst, helping us all to answer the call to be truth-doers. Great are the works of the Lord! Amen.
*Opening Hymn "We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations " #569
God of power and might, you sent prophets to your people, calling us back to your covenant, and teaching us your ways. In the fullness of time, you sent us your Son Jesus, teaching with such authority, that our eyes were opened to see your ways anew. Open our hearts and minds, that we may understand and proclaim your teachings for all to hear. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.
Profession of Faith: Apostles’ Creed #881
Music Ministry and Offertory - Requiescat in Pace - Gordon Young
Doxology and Prayer of Gratitude
Scripture: Ephesians 3:14-21, NIV
Sermon: “Boundless ” Joe Illig, Executive Director of Wesley Woods
Hymn "All Creatures of Our God and King" #62
Pastoral Prayer/Lord's Prayer
Closing Hymn “Pass It On” #572
Action Steps & Benediction
Postlude- Fugue in D Minor- J. S. Bach
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