July 7, 2013


*Those that are able are invited to stand




Welcome and Announcements


Entering into worship


*Call to Worship

One:  God’s call is like

All:  the clear sounding of a bell that raises us to our feet, the eyes of a

child that reach to our souls, the frayed edges of a dream that won’t go

 away, the invisible touch of Jesus that heals our hurt.

One:  God’s call is still ringing in this world.

All:  God’s love is surrounding us now and prompting us to sing.


*Hymn                             “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”                            #400


*Opening Prayer


*Greeting One Another in Christian Love


Moving to Prayer


Sharing Our Joys and Concerns

Silent Prayer / Pastoral Prayer / 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 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.


Entering Into the word


Scripture                                           Numbers 22:22-35


Sermon                              Balaam and His Donkey



     Celebrating the Eucharist


Communion Hymn                          “I Come with Joy”                                                   #617


The Lord’s Supper


Sharing our blessings


Offering our Gifts and Tithes




*Doxology                                        “Bless Thou the Gifts”                                                 #587


*Offering Prayer

Generous God, thank you for the gifts you bestow upon us daily. Make us

aware of each blessing that comes our way - and create in us the constant

desire to be blessings for others. Bless what we bring before you, we pray. Amen.


Taking the Word to the World


*Hymn                                              “Go Forth for God”                                               #670







Bambi’s Dad and Uncle both had heart attacks – Uncle Rodney is in ICU

Delilah (Bambi’s cousin) – just lost her mom and now her dad is in ICU

Diana Spencer – knee replacement

Ed White – moved to Morris Rehab Facility

Jeanne Mayo – home from hospital, healing and strength

Kim Slobodnyak – back in hospital, cancer is growing in her stomach

Gensler’s two neighbors Patti and Paul past away, prayers for both families





Sue Clapper-continued healing; Pastor Patty Soward-non alcohol liver disease;

Barry (Sherry’s friend) - pneumonia/congestive heart failure;

Mike(Tammy’s friend)-diagnosed with non Hodgkin’s lymphoma;

Jonah-autoimmune disease; Mary Ellen(Sharon’s sister)- cancer;

Sydney-diagnosed with Leukemia; Kim & Lori; Pete- battling lung cancer;

Alma-Leukemia; Michael- car accident; Pastor Janet; 

Devon (Gensler’s friend)-reserves; Marcy-breast cancer; Doc-lung cancer;

Gary, Shirley Social -medical concerns; Debra Andrews -cancer;  Elaine;

Joe Weimer; Jack Winkopp; Bill; Ella Mae-Parkinson’s disease;

Paul Gaviglia- Lung Cancer; Julius Gibson, 9 yrs old, undergoing chemo-therapy;

Sharon Coyn - leg issue;

Tina Whitehead and her work for human dignity, peace and justice in Palestine and Isreal;

Buck Cunningham;  Our military and their families; Norma Wood; Liz Kilkenny




                                 Home Bound/ Assisted Living                                                                                        

Alice Wetzel; Asbury Villas, Marge Schillinger, Betty Willey; Asbury Villas,

Stephen Koesel, Vivian Behm; Asbury Villas, Richard James; Seneca Hills Village,

Ken Thompson; Seneca Hills Village, Harriet Fuller