Sample Worship

*Indicates standing for those who are able.

Prelude

SHARING WITHIN THE COMMUNITY

Announcements
Joys and Concerns

Chimes

Lighting of the candles

*Call to Worship

*Opening Hymn of Praise
*Opening Prayer
*The Lord’s Prayer (Using debts and debtors)
*The Gloria Patri

Children’s Sermon

THE COMMUNITY HEARS AND PROCLAIMS GOD’S WORD

Reading from God’s Word

Leader: This is the Word of our Lord.
People: Thanks be to God.

Pastoral Prayer
Choral Response

Anthem

Sermon

The Three-fold Invitation to Life in Christ
*Hymn of Invitation and Committment

THE COMMUNITY SHARES IN CHRIST’S LIFE

Offertory Sentence

Offering
*Doxology
*Elder’s Prayer

Invitation to the Lord’s Table

Hymn of Preparation
Communion Meditation

Elders Prayer
Partaking of the bread and cup

THE COMMUNITY DEPARTS FOR MINISTRY

*Closing Hymn of Blessing
*Carrying out the Light of the World
*Sending Forth
*Benediction