Order of Worship – September 20, 2020

Below is the order of worship for Sunday, September 20, 2020. Please follow along at church and use this to sing the lyrics to our praise music, participate in prayers, and prepare for reading scripture and hearing the sermon. 

We must maintain social distancing and wear masks at all times as we are participating in worship. If you have any questions, please see an usher or member of the praise and worship team. We hope you enjoy your time worshiping with us this morning. 

Welcome & Announcements 

Prelude (The light of Christ enters the world) 

Call to Worship:

Pastor: A Prophetic Voice

Reading of Isaiah 40:4-5 (NRSV)

All read together:

Every valley shall be lifted up,  and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. Then the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all people shall see it together, for the mouth of Lord has spoken.

Let It Rise

Verse 1
Let the glory of the Lord
Rise among us
Let the glory of the Lord
Rise among us
Let the praises of the King
Rise among us
Let it rise

Verse 2
Let the songs of the Lord
Rise among us
Let the songs of the Lord
Rise among us
Let the joy of the King
Rise among us let it rise

Chorus
O let it rise
O let it rise

Congregational Greeting Time “Wave to your neighbor.” (Social distancing must be maintained with masks) 

Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Verse 1
I am weak but Thou art strong
Jesus keep me from all wrong
I’ll be satisfied as long
As I walk let me walk close to Thee

Chorus
Just a closer walk with thee
Grant it Jesus is my plea
Daily walking close to Thee
Let it be dear Lord let it be

Verse 2
Through this world of toil and snares
If I falter Lord who cares
Who with me my burden shares
None but Thee dear Lord none but Thee

Chorus
Just a closer walk with thee
Grant it Jesus is my plea
Daily walking close to Thee
Let it be dear Lord let it be

Verse 3
When my feeble life is o’er
Time for me will be no more
Guide me gently safely o’er
To Thy kingdom shore to Thy shore

Chorus
Just a closer walk with thee
Grant it Jesus is my plea
Daily walking close to Thee
Let it be dear Lord let it be

Prayer & Offering 

(Please drop off your offerings at the pavilion as you leave worship. Envelopes provided.) 

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, 

For Ever And Ever 

Amen 

Ministry Moment: 

Lee Myane

Jesus Loves Me, Amazing

Verse 1
Jesus loves me, this I know.
For the Bible tells me so.
Little ones to Him belong.
They are weak but He is strong.

Chorus
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia

Verse 2
Amazing grace, how sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost, but now am found.
Was blind but now I see.

Chorus
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia

Verse 3
Jesus loves me, He who died.
Heaven’s gates are open wide.
He who washed away my sin
Let the little child come in.

Chorus
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia  (allelu)
Alleluia

Scripture

Luke 3:7-18

Sermon

“Bottoms Up”

Lord I Lift Your Name On High

Verse
Lord I lift Your name on high
Lord I love to sing Your praises
I’m so glad You’re in my life
I’m so glad You came to save us

Chorus
You came from heaven to earth
To show the way
From the earth to the cross
My debt to pay
From the cross to the grave
From the grave to the sky
Lord I lift Your name on high