PRELUDE

CALL TO WORSHIP

Sometimes we wonder how we have gotten through some difficult situations.
God has been with us, lifting and comforting our spirits.
We struggle and worry.
God’s loving presence sustains and strengthens us.
Listen for God’s call to you.
Lord, we are listening and seeking your guidance.  AMEN.

GREETING

*INTROIT #412  “This Is the Day”

OPENING PRAYER

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COVENANT

*HYMN #639 “One More Step Along the World I Go”

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION

Prepare our hearts, O God, to accept your Word. Silence in us any voices but your own, so that we may hear your Word and also do it; through Christ our Lord. Amen.

SCRIPTURE Psalm 127:1-4

SERMON ‘Spiritual Preparation’

PASTORAL PRAYER

LORD’S PRAYER

*OFFERING HYMN # 541 “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow

DEDICATION

Creator God, we know that you have made everything in this world. You have been so generous to us every day. We pray that this church will show our generosity in giving back to you what is already yours. Amen.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BENEDICTION

*CLOSING HYMNThis Little Light of Mine”  (words on the screen)