Order of Worship

8/2/20 Order of worship
 
Beginning Praise: “Great Is the Lord” #87
Refrain: Great is the Lord, he is holy and just, 
by his power we trust in his love. 
Great is the Lord, he is faithful and true, 
by his mercy he proves he is love. 
 
Verse 1: Great is the Lord, and worthy of glory!
Great is the Lord, and worthy of praise. 
Great is the Lord; now lift up your voice, now lift up your voice:
Great is the Lord! Great is the Lord! 
 
Refrain: Great is the Lord, he is holy and just, 
by his power we trust in his love. 
Great is the Lord, he is faithful and true, 
by his mercy he proves he is love. 
 
Verse 2: Great are you, Lord, and worthy of glory!
Great are you, Lord, and worthy of praise. 
Great are you, Lord; I lift up my voice, I lift up my voice:
Great are you, Lord! Great are you, Lord!
 
 
Opening Word           Matthew 14:13-21
 
 
Call to Worship
 
Leader: Before time existed and the universe began its long unfolding,  
 
Congregation: God was God.
 
Leader: When the stars were finding their places, and planets their orbits,
 
Congregation: God was God.
 
Leader: When the earth took shape and life came in splendid profusion,
 
Congregation: God was God.
 
Leader: When Abraham and Sarah began their journey of faith,
 
Congregation: God was God.
 
Leader: When Jesus came among us, bearing and living the Gospel of peace,
 
Congregation: God was God.
 
Leader: When tomorrow you look back and remember today, you can say,
 
Congregation: God was God
 
Leader: Let us worship our ever present God!
 
 
Hymn: “Savior, Like a Shepherd, Lead Us” #355
Verse 1: Savior, like a shepherd lead us, much we need thy tender care. 
In thy pleasant pastures feed us, for our use thy folds prepare. 
Blessed Jesus! Blessed Jesus! thou hast bought us, thine we are. 
Blessed Jesus! Blessed Jesus! thou hast bought us, thine we are. 
 
Verse 2: We are thine, do thou befriend us, be the guardian of our way. 
Keep thy flock, from sin defend us, seek us when we go astray. 
Blessed Jesus! Blessed Jesus! hear, O hear us, when we pray. 
Blessed Jesus! Blessed Jesus! hear, O hear us, when we pray. 
 
Verse 3: Early let us seek thy favor, early let us do thy will. 
Blessed Lord and only Savior, with thy love our spirits fill. 
Blessed Jesus! Blessed Jesus! thou hast loved us, love us still. 
Blessed Jesus! Blessed Jesus! thou hast loved us, love us still. 
 
 
Opening Prayer 
 
Morning Psalm: Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21

 

Prayers of the People

 
Hebrew Bible Lesson: Isaiah 55:1-5

 

 

Special Music: “Bread for Today” (please sing along on the chorus)
Chorus: Bread for today, hope for tomorrow
Jesus our bread bringing life to the world.
Bread for the body, bread for the soul.
Bread bring peace, bringing joy, making whole.

 

Message: ” Without Money, Without Price”
 
Hymn: “Go My Children” #433 (vss. 1 & 3)
Verse 1: Go, my children, with my blessing, never alone. 
Waking, sleeping, I am with you, you are my own. 
In my love’s baptismal river, I have made you mine forever. 
Go, my children, with my blessing, you are my own. 
 
Verse 3: Go, my children, fed and nourished, closer to me. 
Grow in love and love by serving, joyful and free. 
Here my Spirit’s power filled you, here his tender comfort stilled you. 
Go, my children, fed and nourished, joyful and free. 
 
Benediction