October 23, 2016


*Those that are able are invited to stand




-Gathering into worship-




*Call to Worship                                                                                                           Psalm 65


*Hymn                                  “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”                                               #139


*Opening Prayer

Good and gracious God, you promise to pour out your Spirit upon us gathered here; for you are the hope of the world.

Give us strength, that we might serve you;

Make us humble, that we might live for your glory alone.

In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.


*Chorus                                        “Glory Be to the Father”                                                   #70

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,

world without end. Amen. Amen.






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Children’s Sermon

-Exploring the word-


Scripture                                                                                                                    Luke 18:9-14


Message                                                                                             Rev. Kelly J Smith


Hymn                                      “Just as I Am, Without One Plea”                                      #357


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.



-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 the heavenly host. 

Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.  Amen.


*Offering Prayer


-Taking the word to the world-


*Closing Song                           “I Am Thine, O Lord”                                                  #419




*Chorus                                             “I Am Thine, O Lord”   (Refrain)                              #419

Draw me nearer, nearer, blessed Lord, to the cross where thou hast died.

Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer, blessed Lord, to thy precious bleeding side.





Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church

 Where Faith and Life Meet




Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith