Classic Order of Worship

This Sunday's Order of Worship

A Time to Worship

A Time to Worship


Prelude

A Carol for the New Year

Alfred V. Fedak

Nick Fennig, pipe organ


Greeting


Hymn of Praise UMH 133     

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms


Call to Worship

Leader: Friends, let us approach worship today with a true heart in full assurance of faith,

People: With our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

Leader: Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering,

People: For the Lord who has promised is faithful.

Leader: Let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds.

People: Let us encourage one another as we meet together today.

All. Praise the Lord! Amen.


Anthem     

Great Is Thy Faithfulness

arr. Joel Raney

Brent Miller, piano

Nick Fennig, organ


Welcome


[email protected] Moment

Charity Aton


Scripture

Philippians 3:4b-14  


Message 

Focus or Falter

Rev. Charlie Wilfong


Hymn of Response UMH 358

Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

Allen Pote


Time for prayer

Morning Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer 895

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 trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, for thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.


Giving

Because God gives, we give.

Thank you for your generosity.


Hymn of Parting UMH 454    

Open My Eyes, That I May See


Dismissal & Blessing


Postlude 

Praise to the Lord

arr. Calvin Hampton

Nick Fennig, pipe organ