On this date, we will gather for Sunday School and Worship in our Christian Life Center.

Event/Occasion: Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Prayer Day for Public Education and Moravian Educational Institutions

Date: 8/27/17

Prelude      

Welcome & Announcements  

Watchword for the Week: Paul wrote: Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God – what is good and acceptable and perfect.  (Romans 12:2)

Call to Worship: See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. (1 John 3:1)

Hymn: Bless, O Lord, We Pray (insert from #445 MBW, 1vs)

Interactive Words of Blessing (based on MBW p.131)

Hymn: This Little Light of Mine (insert)

Moment of Fellowship of God’s family

Prayers and Praises (cards & verbal) with confession from MBW, p. 129

Scripture Reading 1: Deuteronomy 11:18-21

Scripture Reading 2: Matthew 21:14-16

Scripture Reading 3: Mark 10:13–16

Children’s Story Sermon, Jay Sapp

Giving of Tithes and Offerings        

Offertory: Tell Your Heart To Beat Again, David Brann (Bernie Herms, Matthew West, Randy Phillips)

Doxology   

Hymn of Reflection: Jesus Loves the Little Children (insert from #447 CH, 4vs)”

Message: Sharing of the People

Hymn of Commitment: Jesus Loves Me (insert from #726 MBW, 3vs)

Benediction:

     Leader: To the God of lasting wisdom, to the God of relentless change, to God be the glory, majesty, dominion, and power,

     People: Now and forever. Amen.

Postlude