Published on July 3, 2014
CELEBRATION OF WORSHIP Fourth Sunday After Pentecost July 6, 2014 10:00 A.M. PRELUDE “ Where Charity and Love Prevail ” Roberts “Prelude on an English Melody” Livingston GREETINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS CALL TO WORSHIP Let us come with joy and gladness to praise and honor God, For God is gracious and merciful and full of compassion. Let us give thanks for the guidance God gives us, For God is always ready to raise us up and put us back on the path. Come, all who are weary and heavy laden, For the gentle spirit of Christ invites us. Praise the Lord! The Lord’s name be praised! *HYMN OF PRAISE NO. 327 “ From All That Dwell Below the Skies ” Lasst Uns Erfreuen *PRAYER OF GRATITUDE AND PRAISE Generous God, you are present in all times and in all places; we are thankful that you are in this time and this place. Open our eyes to see the wonders you provide. Open our ears to hear your commandments and your statutes. Open our hearts to care deeply about people in need, whatever that need might be. Awaken our generosity and sense of justice, that we may be inspired to helpful action. Open our mouths to shout and sing together with joy, sharing the great good news of your love. Amen. *ACT OF PRAISE (No. 670) Rising Sun From the rising of the sun to the going down of the same, The name of the Lord shall be praised. From the rising of the sun to the going down of the same, The name of the Lord shall be praised. So praise ye the Lord. Praise ye the Lord. From the rising of the sun to the going down of the same, The name of the Lord shall be praised.