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- Date: October 13, 2019
- Time: 10:00am – 11:15am
PREAKNESS REFORMED CHURCH
WAYNE, NEW JERSEY
EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
October 13, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Welcome to the Preakness Reformed Church!
“Amid the various ecclesial, ethical, and liturgical reforms of the sixteenth century,
Martin Luther was once asked to describe the nature of true worship. His answer:
the tenth leper turning back.” –David Lose
- Congregation standing, as able
Bold Text is spoken in unison by the congregation
PRELUDE Suite in G Major G. Handel
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
THE RINGING OF THE BELL
INTROIT Holy, Holy, Holy, My Heart Traditional Argentine
- CALL TO WORSHIP
We give praise to God this morning for our God is awesome and amazing.
We remind one another about the works and faithfulness of God.
God’s works and blessings have brought us here. God’s faithfulness has helped us weather life’s storms.
May God teach us to continue to trust in the presence of the Lord, that God is with us always.
In a world of goodness and struggle, we still are grateful for God’s blessings.
We stand this morning for the call to worship with a spirit of gratitude!
- OPENING SONG OF PRAISE 5 Let All Things Now Living ASH GROVE
(The Children through 8th grade are invited to Sunday School.)
PRAYER OF CONFESSION
Patient Lord, you certainly know that in our lives we face difficulties. We often focus on them as though they were the only things that ever happened to us, forgetting the many blessings that you have given to us and the opportunities you give to serve you.
Forgive us when we forget those things. Help us to realize the many blessings in our lives and to thank you by serving others in your name. We offer this prayer of confession admitting our faults and failures…
(Silent prayers of confession.)
WORDS OF GRACE AND FORGIVENESS
- PASSING OF THE PEACE
The peace of Christ be with you!
And also with you!
(Please share a sign of peace if you are able.)
REFLECTING ON GOD’S WORD
ANTHEM Raise Your Hands Heather Sorenson
PRAYER OF ILLUMINATION
SCRIPTURE READING Luke 17:11-19 (p.80)
This is the Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God!
Message “Thanksgiving is late this year” Pastor Eric Nichols
SONG OF REFLECTION 127 Jesus Heard with Deep Compassion PLEADING SAVIOR
RESPONDING TO GOD’S WORD
Offertory Offertory P. Ashford
- DOXOLOGY 965 Praise God, from Whom all Blessings Flow OLD HUNDREDTH
Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow
Praise Him, all creatures here below
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, A-MEN.
- A PRAYER FOR THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH 265
PRAYERS OF THANKSGIVING AND INTERCESSION …concluding with 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.
- Closing HYMN 744 In Great Thanksgiving MALATE
- POSTLUDE Song without Words Mendelssohn
Assisting God’s people in worship this morning are: Pastor Eric Nichols, worship leader;
Bill Weston, liturgist; the Chancel Choir, Anna Keiserman, accompanist, and Daniel King, Director of Music Ministries.
Preakness Reformed Church – 131 Church Lane, Wayne NJ 07470 973-694-5481