THE LORD’S DAY
An Order for Worship
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 30, 2018
Minister The Reverend Bruce Hedman, Ph.D.
Organist Brenda Pike
Call to Worship
*Pilgrim Hymnal No. 246 Italian Hymn
“Come, Thou Almighty King”
Prayer of Adoration and Lord’s Prayer (unison, using “debts”)
Prayer of Confession (unison):
MOST MERCIFUL FATHER, WE CONFESS THAT WE HAVE NOT LOVED THEE WITH ALL OUR HEART AND SOUL, WITH ALL OUR MIND AND STRENGTH, AND THAT WE HAVE NOT LOVED OUR NEIGHBOR AS OURSELVES. FORGIVE US, AND RENEW US, SO THAT WE MAY HERCEFORTH WALK IN THE WAY OF THY COMMANDMENTS, AND DO THOSE THINGS WHICH ARE PLEASING IN THY SIGHT: THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD. AMEN.
Assurance of Pardon
Psalter Reading (responsive): Psalm 139 Selection 106 p. 537
The Fellowship of Prayer
Greetings and Announcements
Call to Prayer
Pastoral Prayer and Silent Prayer
Offertory Sentences & The Collection
*Doxology and Prayer of Dedication
*Gospel Song No. 16 Walch
“O Zion, Haste”
The Proclamation of the Word
Collect of the Day
First Lesson Numbers 11: 4-6, 10-16, 24-29
Epistle Lesson James 5: 13-20
Gospel Lesson Mark 9: 38-50
Sermon Dr. Hedman
“Have Salt in Yourselves”
Ascription of Glory
*The Apostles’ Creed Selection 51 p. 511
*Pilgrim Hymnal No. 418 Maryton
“O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee”
Remember to bring canned goods and nonperishable food stuffs for our POMFRET FOOD BANK collection. Speak with John Carter for details. When you are in the store, and they are offering a come-on BOGO, think about buying the special for our neighbors less fortunate than ourselves.
Feel free to phone Bruce anytime at 860 377 6190.
Remember to save PULL-TABS off of cans in support of the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.
Pray for our Service Personnel:
Seth Platt, Rito Soricco, Lucas Santerre, Paul Slevinski, Michael Ryan McCabe
Cycle of Prayer for Area Churches:
The Scotland Congregational Church
The Reverend Peter Doyle