THE LORD’S DAY

An Order for Worship

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

July 10, 2022

 

Minister                                                                    The Reverend Jonathan Scott

Organist                                                                                                Brenda Pike

 

The Preparation

Organ Prelude

Call to Worship

*Pilgrim Hymnal No. 15                                                           Lobe Den Herren

“Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

Prayer of Adoration and Lord’s Prayer (unison, using “debts”)

Prayer of Confession (unison):

MERCIFUL GOD, WE HUMBLE OUSELVES IN THY PRESENCE, CONFESSING OUR UNWORTHINESS AND OUR SINFULNESS IN THY SIGHT.  WE HAVE BROKEN THY HOLY LAW.  WE HAVE NOT SOUGHT FIRST THY KINGDOM AND RIGHTEOUSNESS.  MOST GRACIOUS GOD, OUR HEAVENLY FATHER, WHO HAST GIVEN THY SON, JESUS CHRIST, TO SAVE THY PEOPLE FROM THEIR SINS, FORGIVE US, WE BESEECH THEE, THROUGH THE GRACE OF JESUS CHRIST, OUR LORD AND SAVIOR.  AMEN.

Assurance of Pardon

Psalter Reading (responsive):     Psalms 121,122      Selection 103              p. 536

*Gloria Patri

 

The Fellowship of Prayer

Greetings and Announcements         `

Call to Prayer

Pastoral Prayer and Silent Prayer

Organ Response

The Offertory

Offertory Sentences & The Collection

*Doxology and Prayer of Dedication

*Gospel Song No. 168                                                                                Aurelia

“The Voice of God Is Calling”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Proclamation of the Word

Collect of the Day

First Reading                                                                       Deuteronomy 30: 9-14

Epistle Lesson                                                                            Colossians 1: 1-14

Gospel Lesson                                                                                Luke 10:  25-37

Sermon                                                                                                    Rev. Scott

“An Unlikely Savior”

Ascription of Glory

*The Apostles’ Creed                      Selection 51                                          p. 511

*Pilgrim Hymnal No.  177                                                                       Hamburg

“When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”

*Benediction

*Organ Postlude

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

TODAY we welcome the REVEREND JONATHAN SCOTT to our pulpit, whom we know well from his ministry at Day Kimball Hospital.  He is supplying our pulpit while Bruce and Sandy are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.

 

The Woodstock Academy has taken in nine UKRANIAN students and one family.  Pastor Kevin Downer of the Woodstock Church is coordinating donations to help them.  Our church has donated and will continue to do so.  If you wish to help further, you may send donations either through Pastor Kevin or through John Folsom from our church.

 

The Pomfret FOOD BANK has re-opened under the coordination of TEEG, the Thompson Ecumenical Empowerment Group.  So bring you food donations to our church.  We thank JOHN FOLSOM for taking them to the town hall.

WEBSITE:  www.abingtonchurch.org

E-MAIL:    bruce.hedman@gmail.com

Our CHURCH COOKBOOK is now available to download on your computer.  Just follow the link on our church website www.abingtonchurch.org.

 

Remember to save PULL-TABS off of cans in support of the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

 

Pray for our Service Personnel:

Seth Platt, Lucas Santerre, Paul Slevinski, Michael Ryan McCabe

 

Cycle of Prayer for Area Churches:

The South Woodstock Baptist Church

The Reverend Robert Beckwith