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Bulletin for October 14, 2018
Morningside Staff
 

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WORSHIP OCTOBER 14 2018
11 A.M. WORSHIP

 

THE GATHERING 

Leader: The Lord be with you. 

People: And also with you. 

 

THE PRELUDE  Psalm 19  Benedetto Marcello 

 

*THE CALL TO WORSHIP 

Leader: Praise the Lord, all you who worship the Holy One! 

People: All who hunger, come eat your fill at the Lord’s table. 

Leader: Seek the Lord, children of God. 

People: Sing praises and worship the God of glory! 

- Psalm 22 

 

*THE PROCESSIONAL HYMN 464  Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee  HYMN TO JOY 

 

THE CALL TO CONFESSION 

 

THE PRAYER OF CONFESSION 

Lord, we look for you in the wrong places. We put our trust in material things. We worry about things we cannot change. We wonder if you are even there at all. For all the times we have doubted you, Lord, forgive us. For all the ways we have neglected your word and ignored your people, forgive us. Do not be far from us, Lord. There is no one else we can turn to for help. Renew our fickle hearts and help us put our trust in you. 

 

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

 

THE ASSURANCE OF PARDON 

Leader: We do not have a high priest unable to sympathize with our weakness. We have one in every respect has been tested as we are, and yet is without sin. 

People: Let us approach the throne of grace with boldness to receive mercy. 

Leader: Believe the promise of the Gospel. 

People: In Jesus Christ, we are forgiven. 

-Hebrews 4:15-16 

 

*THE CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE  (Hymn 466) 

Christ breaks the power of reigning sin, and sets the prisoner free; Christ’s blood can make the sinner clean, Christ’s blood availed for me. 

 

*THE PASSING OF THE PEACE 

Leader: The peace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you all! 

People: And also with you. 

 

THE CONCERNS OF THE CHURCH 

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

 

Children Three/Pre K exit the Sanctuary for their class. 

 

THE MINUTE MESSAGE  Roland Behm 

 

THE OLD TESTAMENT LESSON  Amos 5:12-15  (page 805 in the pew Bible, OT) 

 

THE ANTHEM  Ye Followers of the Lamb  arr. Edwin Earle Ferguson 

O brethren ain’t you happy, ye followers of the Lamb. Sing on, dance on, followers of Emanuel, sing on, dance on, ye followers of the Lamb. O sisters ain’t you happy, ye followers of the Lamb. (Refrain) I’m glad I am a Shaker, ye followers of the Lamb. (Refrain) (text: Shaker Song) 

Susanna Green, dancer 

 

Children K– 4th grade exit the Sanctuary for Children’s Worship. 

 

THE NEW TESTAMENT LESSON  Hebrews 4:12-16  (page 206 in the pew Bible, NT) 

 

THE SERMON  “Bearing All Things”  Rev. Emma Neishloss 

 

*THE HYMN 343  Called as Partners in Christ’s Service  BEECHER 

 

*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 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 

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 OFFERTORY  Andante in A (from Sonata No. 3)  Felix Mendelssohn 

 

*THE DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF DEDICATION  LASST UNS ERFREUEN 

All creatures, your Creator bless, and worship God in humbleness. O sing ye! Alleluia! Praise, praise the Father and the Son. And praise the Spirit, Three in One! Alleluia, alleluia! Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! 

 

*THE HYMN 420  God of Grace and God of Glory  CWM RHONDDA 

 

*THE CHARGE AND BENEDICTION 

 

* THE CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE  Journey Together  MORNINGSIDE 
Verse 2 

 

THE POSTLUDE  Improvisation  Jonathan Crutchfield 

 

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

 
 
 
Last Published: October 23, 2018 6:56 PM