20th Sunday after Pentecost
October 26, 2014
*Those that are able are invited to stand
Welcome and Announcements
- Gathering into worship -
Scripture Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17
*Call to Worship
One: Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.
All: In you, we come home — to rest, to wrestle, to love, to be loved.
We dwell in you.
*Opening Hymn “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” #110
*Chorus “Into My Heart” (verse 1) #2160
in The Faith We Sing
Into my heart, into my heart, come into my heart, Lord Jesus;
come in today, come in to stay; come into my heart, Lord Jesus.
Anthem “And This Is Love” 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 “Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us with Your Love” #432
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 -
New Testament Scripture Matthew 22:34–46
- 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.
Holy God, we offer these gifts to you. May your favor be upon them and prosper
the labor of our hands, that your glorious power may be manifest to all, through
Christ, our Lord. Amen.
- Taking the Word to the World -
*Closing Hymn “The Gift of Love” #408
*Chorus “Into My Heart” (verse 2) #2160
in The Faith We Sing
Out of my heart, out of my heart, shine out of my heart, Lord Jesus;
shine out today, shine out always; shine out of my heart,, Lord Jesus.
Coordinator for Equality PA- Pennsylvania’s leading organization advancing equality and
opportunity for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians. He is also the Vice President of the Open and Affirming
Coalition of the United Church of Christ, an ordained ministry candidate in the UCC, serves
on the Core Team of the Reconciling Ministries of Western Pa and is a member of
First United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh.