*CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Let all who hunger for God come to God’s holy hill!
People: Blessed are those whose desire is for the Lord; let
us lift our hearts and voices in thanksgiving.
Leader: Let all who thirst for God enter the temple of the
People: Blessed are those who worship in spirit and in
truth. Let us worship God with prayer and praise!
*HYMN OF PRAISE “This Is My Father’s World” #144
We desire our worship to be from pure hearts.
We desire your name to be made great that all the earth
would know you.
We desire our songs and words to praise you with all that we
have to give.
None of this can be done in our own strength. Our worship,
our songs, our words are about you and for you.
Guide us as we worship. Amen.
“He Has Made Me Glad” TFWS #2270
“Oh, I Know the Lord’s Laid His Hands on Me”
“As the Deer” TFWS #2025
WE TALK TO GOD THROUGH PRAYER
PRAISES, JOYS AND CONCERNS
PASTORAL PRAYER AND 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.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
CELEBRATING OUR GIFTS
OFFERING OF TITHES AND GIFTS TO THE LORD
DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
“We Bring the
Sacrifice of Praise” #2031
CELEBRATING THE WORD
SPECIAL MUSIC AND TESTIMONIES
GOSPEL LESSON Matthew 5:1-12 (13-14) Pew Bible pg. 880
Sermon on the Mount: The Beatitudes
Rev. Terry Snyder
*CLOSING HYMN “It Is Well with My Soul” #377
*DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING
Welcome to our guest preacher today, the Rev. Terry Snyder.
Rev. Snyder is a retired Elder having served numerous
congregations throughout our Conference, including Wesley
UMC and Corry UMC.
Thank you Rev. Snyder for your message and inspiration.
Thursday, August 18
12:00 noon Wedding: Heather and Drew
Please come a share their special day.
Friday, August 19
10:00 a.m. Two in One with Carl
Saturday, August 20
10 a.m. Finance Meeting
12:00 noon Ad Council
Sunday, August 21
9:30 a.m. Worship
Sunday, September 4
Combined worship with Simpson Cascade in the parsonage
Picnic to follow.
Worship Helpers for August:
Greeter— Bill and Sandy Stewart
Counters—Margaret Harrison and Kathy Fuller