June 1, 2014
*Those that are able are invited to stand
Welcome and Announcements
gathering into worship
*Scripture Psalm 47
*Call to Worship
Shout for joy, sing songs of praise,
For God reigns over all the earth!
God has gone up with a shout!
Sound the trumpets and sing songs of praise!
*Opening Hymn “Crown Him with Many Crowns” #327
*Hymn “Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus” #349
Turn your eyes upon Jesus, look full in his wonderful face,
and the things of earth will grow strangely dim in the light of his glory and grace.
*Greeting One Another in Christian Love
A Time for Prayer
(You are invited to share your prayer concerns with the congregation by writing them on the
Prayer Request cards in the pews and placing them in the offering plate.)
Prayer Hymn “Kum Ba Yah, My Lord” #494
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.
becoming the church through the word
*Hymn “Spirit of Faith, Come Down” #332
Scripture Acts 1:1-11
Anthem “Go Forth to the World” Choir
Sharing our blessings
Offering Our Gifts and Tithes
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*Doxology “Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow” #95
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heavenly host; Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen.
O God of all glory and majesty, we give you thanks for the gift of your Son, and
his power at work in our lives and our gifts.
Bless these gifts for the benefits they afford in bringing life to others in your name.
Bless our lives that we may be your witnesses to the end of the earth as we
love and serve you, O God most high. Amen.
Taking the Word to the World
*Closing Hymn “Christ the Lord Is Risen” #2115
in The Faith We Sing
*Hymn “He Lives” (refrain) #310
He lives! He lives! Christ Jesus lives today!
He walks with me and talks with my along life’s narrow ways!
He lives! He lives! Salvation to impart!
You ask me how I know he lives, he lives within my heart.
Kristian Spencer – recovering from hand surgery
David Spencer – recovering from surgery
Paul (Veronic Greenberg’s son) – going to Afganistan
Linda (friend of Mary Kilgour) – back problems
Carolyn Hartner – moved to Penwood Nursing facility
Friends and Family of the Agnews – fighting cancer
Mary Bailey (family of Kim V’s) – alzheimers disease
Sandy (friend with Kristian) – going through cancer treatment
Ongoing Prayer Requests:
George (friend of Kilgours)- stomach cancer; Steve (friend of Gail)- continued healing;
Joey (5th grader in Sewickley) –cancer; Cheryl (Tom’s cousin) – chemotherapy;
Flo (cousin of Jean McQuade)- lung cancer; Baby Gavin- brain tumor;
Mary Ellen (Sharon’s sister)- cancer; Steve (John McQuade co-worker)- prostate cancer;
Sydney- Leukemia; Tina Whitehead and her work for human dignity; Our military and their families