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September 18th Service

Sunday, September 18, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Love Devine, All Loves Excelling”………..UMH 384

Prelude

*Processional

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

Leader: O God, we come into your courts with praise and thanksgiving!
All: We come in celebration and song.
Leader: We come in gratitude of your inheritance.
All: We come as those who have received blessing upon blessing.
Leader: We hear the cry of the poor in the land, and ache to offer relief.
All: We come to bring them blessing upon blessing.
Leader: O God, we come into your courts with praise and thanksgiving!
All: We come in celebration.

*Gloria Patri……………………………..……….UMH   70

*Affirmation of Faith (see insert)

*Hymn……………..”O Jesus, I Have Promised”………..…..UMH 396

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.”  Children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

The Offering of our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology…………………………….…………UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”I Surrender All”………………………UMH 354

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Jeremiah 8:18-9:1……….Page 619
*Gospel Reading

Luke 16:1-13…….….……Page 851

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Misuse of Power”

Prayer

*Hymn
”There Is a Balm in Gilead”……………UMH 375

*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Konnie Grant

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News