Order of Worship Service, September 27 11 am (Printable PDF)
(Video will be posted LIVE on the church’s FB page at 11am. Livestream will be cross-posted here ASAP once the livestream starts)
PRELUDE: Morning Has Broken (Bunessan)—setting by David Evan Thomas
CALL TO RETURN TO OUR SOULS –Strike the Rock!
HYMN: Comfort, Comfort You My People (#3 Presbyterian Hymnal)
CONFESSION AND COMMITMENT –John Lewis
Do not get lost in a sea of despair.
Be hopeful. Be optimistic.
is not the struggle
of a day
a month or a year.
It is the struggle of a lifetime.
Never, ever be afraid
to make some noise
and get in good trouble,
Nothing can stop the power
of a committed and determined people
to make a difference in our society.
Because human beings
are the most dynamic link
to the Divine on this planet.
HYMN: We Are Marching in the Light of God
(#853 Glory to God -3 stanzas: marching, dancing, Siyahamba….include “oo” echo)
SCRIPTURE: Exodus 17:1-7, Matthew 21:23-32 1 Corinthians 10:1-4
SUNG RESPONSE: Come and Find the Quiet Center (Sing the Faith #2128)
SERMON: Divine Dissatisfaction!
CHORAL ANTHEM: Create In Me—John Leavitt
INTERCESSORY PRAYER— with comments by people on FB (You can also email prayer requests to info.westportpresbyterian.org during office hours)
the Lord’s Prayer
SUNG RESPONSE: Come, Bring Your Burdens to God (#851 Glory to God)
OFFERTORY SOLO: Du bist die Ruh (You Are Repose) -Franz Schubert, sung by Emma Witbolsfeugen, mezzo soprano
PRAYER OF DEDICATION:
We make our offerings, small and large,
with the hope and confidence
that what we give,
what we say,
what we think,
and what we hope
will take root in this world
and be the source of new expressions
of God’s love and God’s justice,
May God’s will be done on earth as it is in heaven
and for everyone. Amen.
HYMN: Over My Head #2148 Insert from Sing the Faith
SUNG BENEDICTION RESPONSE: Lead Me, Guide Me (Sing Twice) #740
POSTLUDE: Postlude on BEACH SPRING —C.E. Walz
Pastor- Scott Myers
Piano- Emily Davidson
Choir- Josh Stark, Neil Long, Jennifer Weiman, Em WitbolsFeugen
Camera/Facebook/Prayer requests: Deanna Capps
Webpage- Martine Roesel