GATHERING SONG “For God So Loved the World”
For God so loved the world, He gave His only Son,
To die on Calvary’s tree, from sin to set me free.
Some day He’s coming back. What glory that will be!
Wonderful His love to me.
TO WORSHIP (Responsively)
Sisters and brothers, we gather to worship a loving God!
We meet to worship a God with high standards!
We meet in the name of a God who knows our deepest hearts.
We meet in the presence of a God who loves us anyway!
OF PRAISE # 579
“Lord God, Your Love Has Called Us Here”
God of constant love, You have always brought release to
those in every sort of captivity. Help us to hear Your
message of liberation in this day and time, that filled with
the good news of Your freeing grace, we may shake off the
bonds and shackles of all that enslaves us, and live as free
people, redeemed in Christ Jesus, in whose name we meet and
You Lord” #2068 The Faith We Sing (Sing Two
" They'll know We Are Christians" #2223 The Faith We Sing
SCRIPTURE LESSON Isaiah 40: 1-31
L: The Word of God for the people of God.
P: THANKS BE TO GOD !
SERMON “Love Prepared For” Pastor Ray
OUR PRAYER AND MEDITATION WITH GOD
SHARING OUR PRAISES AND CONCERNS
MORNING PRAYER AND THE LORD’S PRAYER
WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING
*DOXOLOGY # 94
*PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
OF DEDICATION # 572 “Pass It On"
*DISMISSAL “Yes, Lord, Yes”
Yes, Lord, yes to Your will and to Your way.
Yes, Lord, yes. I will trust You and obey.
When Your Spirit speaks to me, with my whole heart I’ll
And the answer will be yes, Lord, yes !
*PASSING OF THE PEACE ~ As you leave the sanctuary, please
extend signs of friendship and peace.