June 8, 2014
*Those that are able are invited to stand
Welcome and Announcements
gathering into worship
*Scripture Psalm 104:24-35b
*Call to Worship
Come to Jesus, you who are thirsty.
Drink deeply of the Holy Spirit.
Let your heart overflow with the living water that renews the face of the earth.
Alleluia! Thanks be to God.
*Opening Hymn “God of Grace and God of Glory” #577
Holy God, like a rushing wind your Spirit moved upon the first disciples on the day of
Pentecost, and like a purifying fire your Spirit seared their hearts and minds with the
message of salvation.
Send your Spirit upon your church in this time and place, stir up our courage, and
rouse us for prophetic witness, that we may join with them to proclaim to the
world your mighty deeds of power in Jesus Christ. Amen.
*Greeting One Another in Christian Love
Anthem “We Must Be Faithful” Choir
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 “Like the Murmur of the Dove’s Song” #544
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
Scripture Acts 2:1-21
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.
Almighty God, we have opened our hands to you, and our hands have been
filled with good things.
Receive the gifts we bring in gratitude for your care for us, and help us to bless
you with dedication of our lives; through Christ, by the power of the
Holy Spirit. Amen.
Taking the Word to the World
*Closing Hymn “We Are the Church” #558
I am the church. You are the church. We are the church together.
All who follow Jesus, all around the world, YES we’re the church together.
Kim Winters (Kim V’s mother) – alzheimer’s disease
Carolyn Hartner – moved to Penwood Nursing facility for rehab
David Spencer – recovering from stomach surgery
Kristian Spencer – recovering from hand surgery
Paul (Veronic Greenberg’s son) – going to Afganistan
Linda (friend of Mary Kilgour) – back problems
Friends and Family of the Agnews – fighting cancer
Sandy (friend with Kristian) – going through cancer treatment
Eric Van Epps—grandmother passed away
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