Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost
Welcome and Announcements
In this place, among these people, God is worshipped, God is praised. We have seen the signs and wonders; the lost are found here, the dead are raised. We are living the Gospel story; lives are changed and mountains moved. Won’t you come and work among us? You are welcomed, you are loved.
*Call to Worship
One: Reach out with uncertain hands.
All: Our steadfast Lord will teach us to walk!
One: Raise your hungry voices.
All: Our generous Lord will feed us.
One: Cry out when you are lost.
All: Our yearning Lord will call us home.
One: Let us rejoice and worship this Holy, Tender One.
*Opening Prayer in Unison Hymnal #881 “The Apostles’ Creed”
*Hymn “Many Gifts, One Spirit Hymnal #114
Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns
Children’s Time/Shalom “Got To Have!” Pastor Gary
After prayers – Sing the Children Out “Jesus Loves Me” Children 5 and under are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery at this time.
Blessing of the “Christmas in July” Personal Care Kit
The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves
Prayer of Dedication
*Hymn “Great is Thy Faithfulness” Hymnal #140
SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament Hosea 11:1-11 Page #737
*Gospel Reading Luke 12:13-21 Page #847
Morning Message Pastor Gary
“Does God Bless Us With Too Much?”
*Hymn “Bless Be The Tie That Binds” Hymnal #557