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Bulletin for April 19, 2015
Morningside Staff

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WORSHIP APRIL 19 2015
11 a.m. WORSHIP

 

THE GATHERING  Libby Jern

Leader: The Lord be with you.

People: And also with you.

 

THE PRELUDE  Thy Word  Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith

Derek Matthews, piano; Ashley Hoffman, guitar; Alex Page, violin

 

*THE CALL TO WORSHIP  Tristin Loomis

Leader: Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth.

People: Worship the Lord with gladness; come into God’s presence with singing.

Leader: Know that the Lord is God. It is God that made us, and we are his; we are God’s people, and the sheep of his pasture.

People: Enter God’s gates with thanksgiving, and God’s courts with praise. Give thanks to God, bless his name.

Leader: For the Lord is good; God’s steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations. - Psalm 100

 

*THE PROCESSIONAL HYMN 339  Be Thou My Vision

 

THE CALL TO CONFESSION

 

THE PRAYER OF CONFESSION  Charlotte Spears

Father we know that we have sinned. We know that we have strayed from the path you laid out for us. We were made in your image but sometimes we fall short of what you want us to be. We also know we have not always followed your word. Please forgive us and sustain us. In your son’s name we pray. Amen.

 

A MOMENT OF SILENCE (for examination of conscience and personal prayers of confession)

 

THE ASSURANCE OF PARDON  Anthony Cochran

Leader: See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are.

People: As God’s children, let no one deceive you.

Leader: Believe the promise of the gospel

People: In Jesus Christ, we are forgiven. -1 John 3:1, 7

 

*THE CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE

Father, I adore you. Lay my life before you. How I love you. Spirit, I adore you. Lay my life before you. How I love you. Jesus, I adore you. Lay my life before you. How I love you.

 

*THE PEACE OF CHRIST

(Children ages 3-10 are invited to leave after the Peace of Christ for special classes. Threes, fours & fives are in Room 011; K-1st grade in Room 001; 2nd-3rd grade in Room 003; 4th-5th grade in worship).

 

THE CONCERNS OF THE CHURCH

(Visitors and members are invited to sign the blue friendship register pad and pass it down the pew.)

 

THE OLD TESTAMENT LESSON  Psalm 4:1-8  Alli Lee

(page 464 in the pew Bible, OT)

 

THE ANTHEM  10,000 Reasons  Matt Redman, Jonas Myrin

 

THE GOSPEL LESSON  Luke 24:36b-48 (page 85 in the pew Bible, NT)

 

THE HOMILIES  Cade Lawson, Lucy Grant, Taylor Morton

 

*THE HYMN 469  Morning Has Broken

 

*THE APOSTLES’ CREED  Caroline Parrish

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 Ghost, 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 on 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 Ghost; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen.

 

THE PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE AND THE LORD’S PRAYER  Lauren Fairleigh, Sofia Zook

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory, forever. Amen.

 

THE CALL FOR THE OFFERING  Gwyn Brady

 

THE OFFERTORY  Mighty to Save  Ben Fielding, Reuben Morgan

 

THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM

People: With joy and thanksgiving we welcome this child into Christ’s church. We are the family of God for we are all one in Christ.

 

*THE DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF DEDICATION  (Hymn 592) Will Lee

 

*THE HYMN 376  Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

 

*THE CHARGE AND BENEDICTION

 

*THE POSTLUDE  Appalachian Waltz  Mark O’Connor

 

*(The asterisk indicates parts of the worship when the congregation is invited to stand as they are able.)

Last Published: April 26, 2015 8:22 PM