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Ongoing projects found willing workers and new ideas and items for the December Bazaar were shown. We enjoyed a leisurely lunch and lots of visiting. Consider joining us on the 4th Tuesday, of each month, when we meet again to work on projects. Keep on Quilting. Barbara Ullmann, 360-491-2693
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Worship

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church
Lacey, Washington

We go with God’s help, to build a community that explores faith, experiences the living presence of God, and shares what we have come to know with others.

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Worship Schedule

Celebration Worship ~ Sunday, 8:30am to 9:30 am
Sunday School ~ Sunday 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Traditional Worship ~ Sunday, 11am to 12:00pm


Hymns and Liturgy with Communion on 1st Sunday of every month.

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Worship Leaders 1st Service

July 22nd

Gathering Music

Welcome & Announcements

Invocation (Prayer)

* Hymn: #2069 “All Hail King Jesus” x3

#2040 “Awesome God” x3

* Passing of the Peace

Hymn: #2016 “Glorify Thy Name”

A Reading From: Ephesians 23:4-10

A Reading From: Luke 15:11-24

SERMON: “God Embraces Us in Grace” Pastor Bob Hartell

* Hymn: #140 “Great is Thy Faithfulness”

Invitation to Communion

Joys and Concerns

Lord’s Prayer

*Closing Hymn: #378 “Amazing Grace”

*Benediction

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GATHERING @ 11:00

PRELUDE

WELCOMING & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please write your joys and concerns on the back of the Attendance Card. During the “Peace of Christ” please place them in the offering plate either in the front or the back of church. They will be read during the time for joys and concerns.

HYMN: #2069 “All Hail King Jesus” x3,

#2040 “Awesome God” x3

THE PEACE OF CHRIST

Leader: The Peace of Christ be with you

People: And also with you!

Please take a moment to say hello and offer the peace of Christ to your neighbor! If you feel the need to sanitize your hands, a bottle of sanitizer can be found in the rear of the church.

SPECIAL MUSIC: Paul Duncan

CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsive) (Psalm 46:1-2, 11)

Leader: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help when we are in trouble.

All: Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea;

Leader: The LORD of hosts is with us;

All: The God of Jacob is our refuge.

 

PRAYER OF APPROACH - Responding to God’s Call (Unison)

Holy and gracious God, You the One of prodigal grace. We give You thanks for the gift of life, and for the blessings of this life, for family and friends and life abundant. Fill us with hope sustained in Your mercy, with patience and stamina, upheld with Your Holy Spirit in Your prodigal grace. Father, to You be all praise, honor, and glory, through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our LORD. AMEN.

 

RECEIVING GOD’S WORD

 

YOUNG PERSON’S MESSAGE

All children are welcome to gather at the front of the church.

HYMN: #2016 “Glorify Thy Name”

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION: (Unison)

LORD, open our hearts and minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that, as the Scriptures are read and your word proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today. AMEN

A READING FROM: Ephesians 2:4-10 Liturgist

A READING FROM: Luke 15:11-24

SERMON: “God Embraces Us in Grace” Bob Hartell Jr.

RESPONDING TO GOD’S WORD

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH: (IN UNISON) #884

HYMN: #140 “Great is Thy Faithfulness”

Offering Our Joys and Concerns

A time of sharing immediate joys and concerns will be offered during the service, please try to be succinct. You are welcome to write more extensive information about your joys and concerns on the back of the Attendance Card, and place them in the offering plate or give them to an usher. The written information will be shared via our Wednesday email devotional with the worshipping community.

 

PASTORAL PRAYER

THE 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. Do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen

 

OFFERING OF GIFTS AND TITHES

USHERS GATHER

OFFERING OF MUSIC

DOXOLOGY Red Hymnal #94

PRAYER OF DISCIPLESHIP

Liturgist: Go with God’s grace to be an agent of healing in the world.

All: We go with God’s help, to build a community that explores faith, experiences the living presence of God, and shares what we have come to know with others.

SONG OF BLESSING: #378 “Amazing Grace”

BENEDICTION

POSTLUDE

 

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