Order of worship 10/7/2018

Order of Worship Sunday—October 7, 2018 - 10 am 

Words of Welcome Rev. Yvonne Gilmore
*Opening Prayer Call to Worship Yusef Bridges
L: God whose love is pouring over us, welcomes us here today.
P: Praise be to God!
L: God whose healing power is ready to bind up our wounds,
welcomes us here today.
P: Praise be to God!
L: God whose transforming presence offers us hope and peace,
welcomes us here today.
All: Praise be to God who loves, heals and restores us. Amen.
Praise Music Praise Team
Scripture Reading: Mark 10:2-16 Yusef Bridges
Song of Reflection Praise Team
Children’s Moment Sherri Colon Sermon: “Children of God” Rev. Yvonne
Invitation to Discipleship Rev. Yvonne Gilmore
Offering Invitation Rev. Yvonne Gilmore
Offering Prayer Rev. Yvonne Gilmore
Heavenly Father, we often hear that children are a gift from God.
Knowing that each person is created with unique fingerprints and
DNA, we are reminded that we, too, are your gift to others. As we
ask you to dedicate our tithes and offerings and our gifts of service
today, we remind ourselves that you seek not only that we open our
wallets but open our hearts and our whole being to the work of
making your love and compassion the norm, not the exception in
this world. In the name of your son, Jesus Christ, we prayer
Communion Thought Yusef Bridges
Words of Institution Yusef Bridges
(You are invited to come forward as you are taking communion and
present your tithes and offering to the Lord as a response to God’s mercy and love.)
Joys & Concerns: Lord Prayer Rev. Yvonne Gilmore
Announcements Yusef Bridges
Vision Moment
Song of Praise Praise Team
Benediction Rev. Yvonne Gilmore