THE LORD’S DAY

An Order for Worship

Third Sunday after Pentecost

June 25, 2017

 

Minister                                                         The Reverend Bruce Hedman, Ph.D.

Organist                                                                                        Mr. Robert Sloat

 

 

The Preparation

Organ Prelude

Call to Worship

*Pilgrim Hymnal No. 15                                                           Lobe Den Herren

“Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

Prayer of Adoration and Lord’s Prayer (unison, using “debts”)

Prayer of Confession (unison):

O LORD OUR GOD, WHO HAST SEARCHED US AND KNOWN US, AND ART ACQUAINTED WITH ALL OUR WAYS, THOU KNOWEST OUR FOOLISHNESS, AND OUR SINS ARE NOT HID FROM THEE.  CLEANSE US FROM SECRET FAULTS.  KEEP BACK THY SERVANTS ALSO FROM PRESUMPTUOUS SINS.  RESTORE UNTO US THE JOY OF THY SALVATION, AND UPHOLD US WITH THY FREE SPIRIT:  THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD.  AMEN.

Assurance of Pardon

Psalter Reading (UNISON):      Psalm 150            Selection 109                p. 539

*Gloria Patri

 

The Fellowship of Prayer

Greetings and Announcements

Call to Prayer

Pastoral Prayer and Silent Prayer

Organ Response

The Offertory

Offertory Sentences & The Collection

*Doxology and Prayer of Dedication

*Gospel Song No. 121                                                                                    Pitts

“The Church in the Wildwood”

 

 

 

 

 

The Proclamation of the Word

Collect of the Day

First Lesson                                                                                 Jeremiah 20: 7-13

Epistle Lesson                                                                                Romans 6: 1-11

Gospel Lesson                                                                           Matthew 10: 24-39

Sermon                                                                                                 Dr. Hedman

“Because We are in Christ”

Ascription of Glory

*The Apostles’ Creed                      Selection 51                                          p. 511

*Pilgrim Hymnal No. 228                                                                         Beecher

“Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”

*Benediction

*Organ Postlude

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Remember to bring canned goods and nonperishable food stuffs for our POMFRET FOOD BANK collection.  Speak with John Carter for details.  When you are in the store, and they are offering a come-on BOGO, think about buying the special for our neighbors less fortunate than ourselves.

 

WEBSITE:  www.abingtonchurch.org

E-MAIL:    bahedman@earthlink.net

 

Remember to save PULL-TABS off of cans in support of the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

 

Pray for our Service Personnel:

Seth Platt, Rito Soricco, Lucas Santerre, Paul Slevinski, Michael Ryan McCabe

 

Cycle of Prayer for Area Churches:

The Central Village Congregational Church

The Reverend Ken Ferguson