September 17, 2017

Established 1849

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer
and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
Philippians 4: 6


Welcome and Announcements

*Call to Worship: Psalm 130: 1 - 5

Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD; O Lord, hear my voice, Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy. If you, O LORD, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared. I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope.

*Hymn of Invocation: #429 “Sweet Hour of Prayer”

Children’s Time: Mr. Dave Buckley

*Morning Offering
Offering Hymn: #576 “Give Thanks”
Offering Prayer

Greetings in the Name of the Lord

Five People, Five Prayers

“Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” Hebrews 4:16


Leader: Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints. And they sang a new song:

People: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.” Leader: “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being.”

People: “You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God from every tribe and language and people and nation. You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth.”

Leader: “Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!”

People: “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever! …Amen.”

Song: #23 Thou Art Worthy”

In Remembrance

Scripture: Joshua 1:1–5

Song: #595 “For All the Saints” v. 1, 2, 5

Prayer and Testimony

One Far Away

Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:1–3

Hymn: #90 “God Will Take Care of You”

Prayer and Testimony

One Close at Hand

Scripture: 1 Samuel 23:15–18

#395 “I Love You with the Love of the Lord”

Prayer and Testimony


“God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” Luke 18:13

“Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.” Psalm 119: 18

*Lord’s Prayer

*Hymn: #93 “His Eye is on the Sparrow”

Congregational Prayer

“We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.”
2 Chronicles 20:12

Our Nation


Persecuted Church

*Hymn of Thanksgiving: #639 “Now Thank We All Our God”

*Benediction: Psalm 66:16–20

Leader: “Come and listen, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me. I cried out to him with my mouth; his praise was on my tongue.

People: If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened; but God has surely listened and heard my voice in prayer.

All: Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his love from me!”


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