July 23, 2017

Established 1849

“And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon… whose weakness was turned to strength; and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies.” Hebrews 11: 32a, 34b


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VBS Slide Show and Report: Ronna Hill

Song of Praise: #44 “He Knows My Name”

*Call to Worship: Psalm 138

Leader: I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart; before the “gods” I will sing your praise.

People: I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your love and faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.

Leader: When I called, you answered me; you made me bold and stouthearted.

People: May all the kings of the earth praise you, O LORD, when they hear the words of your mouth. May they sing of the ways of the LORD, for the glory of the LORD is great.

Leader: Though the LORD is on high, he looks upon the lowly, but the proud he knows from afar.

People: Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes, with your right hand you save me.

All: The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O LORD, endures forever – do not abandon the works of your hands.

*Summer Hymn Sing – Let’s have several of you pick a favorite hymn to sing this morning, and the two verses from that hymn that you would like us to sing!

Morning Scripture: from Judges 6 and 7

Message: “Mighty Warrior”

*Hymn of Response: #85 “God Will Make a Way”

Offering Scripture: Judges 8: 22 - 27 Morning Offering (Please bring your offerings forward this morning)

Offering Song: #557 “More Precious than Silver”

Lord, You are more precious than silver;
Lord, You are more costly than gold,
Lord, You are more beautiful than diamonds,
And nothing I desire compares with You.

*Offering Prayer

Prayer Scripture: Judges 6: 36 – 40 “A Fleece”

Silent Prayer

Congregational Prayer

*Hymn of Commitment: #81 “He Leadeth Me! O Blessed Thought”


“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1: 9


*Please stand if able