Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church

10:15 AM Worship††† ††††††††††† Eighth Sunday after Pentecost††††††††† ††††††††††† 7 August 2011

 

GATHERING

†† Caithness†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H. Willan

 

GREETING AND WELCOME

 

*CALL TO WORSHIPUMH 826††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†† Psalm 104:1-13, 24-35

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*HYMNUMH 152

†† I Sing the Almighty Power of God†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Forest Green

 

*PRAYERin unison

†† Through the storms of life, O God,

†† you are with your people

†† in the person of Jesus your Son.

†† Calm our fears and strengthen our faith

†† that we may never doubt his presence among us

†† but proclaim that he is your Son,

†† risen from the dead,

†† living for ever and ever.Amen.

 

SPECIAL MUSIC

 

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION

 

GOSPEL READING

†† Matthew 14:22-33

 

†† The Word of the Lord.

†† Thanks be to God.

 

SERMON

†† Skipping Stones

 

*HYMNFWS 2196

†† We Walk by Faith†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Martyrdom

 

SHARING OUR JOYS AND CONCERNS

 

PASTORAL PRAYER

 

THE LORDíS PRAYERin unison

††† 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.

 

*THE PEACE

 

OFFERING

†† Dundee††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H. Willan

 

*DOXOLOGYUMH 95

 

GREAT THANKSGIVINGUMH 15

 

BREAKING THE BREAD

 

*COMMUNION

The elements will be served by intinction.After receiving the elements, you are invited to kneel

at the altar rail in prayer.Please return to your seat by the opposite end of the pew from which

you exited.Those unable to come forward should indicate to an usher, and the stewards will bring

the elements to you.All bread is gluten free.

 

*HYMNUMH 344

†† Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pescador de Hombres

 

*BENEDICTION

 

*GOING FORTH

†† St. Anne††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H. Willan

 

*Those who are able are invited to stand.