Old Stone Presbyterian Church ~ Lewisburg, West Virginia
June 25, 2017 ~ 11:00 A.M.
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Welcome, Announcements, and Call to Worship (Please sign and pass the worship register)
Minute for Mission Nominating Committee
Introit “Holy God, We Praise Your Name”
Prayer of the Day (unison)
Eternal God, we come into your presence with joy. We come into your presence with open hearts and attentive minds. We pray that we will accept the wisdom of your words and follow the path you set before us. In Jesus' name we pray, amen.
Hymn #420 “God of Grace and God of Glory” CWM Rhondda
Call to Confession
Prayer of Confession (unison)
Almighty God, Eternal Father, we, your children, confess our sins. We fail to obey your commands. We are willfully selfish. When we do not get our way we act as spoiled children. We believe we that we are entitled to receive with no obligation to contribute. We do not deserve your watchful care. We pray that you will be gracious unto us. Amen
Declaration of Pardon
Leader: Hear and believe the good news of the gospel.
People: In Jesus Christ we are forgiven.
Gloria Patri Hymn #579
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Time with the Young Church
(afterwards all children middle school and younger are dismissed for Sunday School)
Hymn #488 “The God of Abraham Praise” Leoni
Prayer for Illumination
Old Testament Reading Genesis 21:8-21 page 20
Anthem “Amazing Grace”
New Testament Reading Romans 6:1b-11 page 189
Sermon “God’s Children”
Musical Interlude (you are invited to use this time for prayer and personal reflection)