Pastor: Rev. Kendra Balliet
Organist: Jim Ross
Offertory: For the Beauty of the Earth (Arr. Kevin McChesney) - Bell Choir
ORDER OF WORSHIP
Prelude - Andante Cantabile (John Zundel) - Organ
Holy is the Lord (Schubert/McChesney) - Bells
*Call to Worship
Leader: As we gather to worship today, turn to a neighbor* and say to each other, “Welcome! I am glad you are here!”
People: Welcome! I am glad you are here!
Leader: Now, turn to another neighbor* and say to each other, “You are loved by God and by me!”
People: You are loved by God and by me!
Leader: Beloved children of God, how can we love each other today?
People: By meeting and listening and caring for one another face-to-face.
Leader: Beloved children of God, how can we love God today?
People: By practicing our love for one another and God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength.
Leader: Let us worship God together today!
People: We come to worship God by living our love for God and neighbor face-to-face. Amen.
*Opening Hymn “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” #110
Almighty God, gracious Lord, we thank you for preserving your holy church throughout the ages. For the gift of the blessed gospel, we praise your name. For the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection from the dead and life eternal in Christ, we thank you, loving Father. We treasure the rich heritage handed down from our fathers in the faith. Hear our prayer which we ask in the name of your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, through all eternity. Amen.
Affirmation of Faith – Apostles’ Creed #881
Gloria Patri #70
Music Ministry and Offertory
Doxology and Prayer of Gratitude
Scripture Deuteronomy 34:1-12
Sermon “At Last”
Hymn "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" #2158
Pastoral Prayer/Lord's Prayer
Closing Hymn "O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee" #430
Action Steps & Benediction
Postlude - Postlude on "Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah" (Robert Lind)
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