"Think of the various tests you encounter as occasions for joy.”
(James 1:2; CEB)
Indicates that worshippers are to stand if able. Congregational responses are in bold print.
Worship Leader: Dave Bloch
Entrance & Praise
Prelude (Justin Brown)
Introit The Family Prayer Song (Chancel Choir)
Welcome (Rev. Park)
* Opening Hymn: "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing" UMH #400
*Call to Worship
L: Come, Holy Spirit! Ignite our hearts with joy and confidence!
P: For God has done wondrous things for us.
L: Come, Holy Spirit! Fill us with the power of the rushing wind that we may faithfully serve you in all that we do.
P: For Christ has called each of us and blessed us!
L: Come Holy Spirit! Be with us today!
P: Help us to boldly proclaim Christ Risen. AMEN!
*Passing the Peace of Christ
*Unity Hymn "O How He Loves You and Me" (TFWS #2108)
Children's Message (Rev. Park)
Pastoral Prayer (Rev. Park)
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 sins, as we forgive those who sin 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.
*Scripture Reading: Matthew 14:22-33
This is the Word of Life for all the people of God.
Thanks be to God
Tear-able Moment (L. Coughlin)
Message: Walk by Faith 1: Get out of the boat (Rev. Park)
Presentation of Ourselves & Gifts
Anthem Holy Spirit, Come (Chancel Choir)
*Doxology Praise God, from whom all (UMH #94)
take our hearts and set them on fire.
Take our lives and transform them.
Take our church and resurrect it with your life-giving Spirit. Take our gifts and use them for the fulfillment of your vision of peace and unity. Amen.
*Closing Hymn: Spirit Song (UMH #347)
*Benediction (Rev. Park)
Postlude (Justin Brown)