Christ the King Sunday

November 23, 2014


*Those that are able are invited to stand


Welcome and Announcements


- Gathering into worship -          


Visual Psalm                                                                                                                Psalm 100


*Call to Worship

One: Come- let us celebrate the wondrous gifts that God has given us.

All: Throughout all our lives, God has blessed us with love and hope.

One: Praise be to God who provides for us.

All: May our hearts be truly grateful, and may we show our gratitude by the ways

 in which we live and care for others.

One: Hallelujah!

All: Amen.


*Opening Hymn                           “We Gather Together”                                             #131


*Opening Prayer


*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.


Visual Illustration                         Thankful People


Anthem                                         “Sing to the Lord of Harvest”                                      Choir


  - Offering our prayers -

(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                            “Open Our Eyes” (x2)                                 #2086

in The Faith We Sing


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 –


Children’s Sermon


Scripture                                                                                                           Matthew 25:31-46


Prayer of Illumination

Holy God, open your Word.  Give us a spirit of wisdom and revelation, that our

 eyes may be enlightened and we may know the hope to which we have been

 called; through Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.







- 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.


*Offering Prayer

Holy God, use us, and these gifts, to feed the hungry, clothe the naked,

 and honor your presence in all people; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

- Taking the Word to the World -


*Closing Hymn                           “Together We Serve”                                                           #2175

in The Faith We Sing




*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.