Order of Worship

 

THE ORDER OF WORSHIP
 
 

Welcome and Announcements
 
 
God Calls Us to Worship Him

Interlude
 
Call to Worship                                                         
 
Greeting | Ruth 2:4
     Leader:  The Lord be with you!
     People:  The Lord bless you.
 
Prayer of Invocation              
 
Hymn of Praise | Trinity Hymnal
                       
God Graciously Receives Us in Christ
 
Conviction of the Gospel                                
 
Confession of Sin  
                   
Comfort of the Gospel
     People: Amen.
 
God Renews Us through Praise
 
Songs of Thanksgiving                        
 
God Responds to Us through Prayer
 
Prayer of Intercession                                           
 
Offering/Offertory                                                               
 
God Instructs Us with His Word
 
Sermon                                                      
                                                      
God Nourishes Us in the Sacrament
 
Hymn of Preparation | Trinity Hymnal
 
Lord’s Supper
 
Sursum Corda:
     Leader: The Lord be with you.
     People: And also with you.
     Leader: Lift up your hearts.
     People: We lift them up to the Lord.
     Leader: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
     People: It is right for us to give thanks and praise.
 
Prayer of Assistance
 
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 debts, as we forgive our debtors.  And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.  For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever.  Amen.”
 
Invitation to the Table | The gifts of God for the people of God.
 
Words of Institution | 1 Corinthians 11.23-26
 
Distribution of the Elements:
     Bread: The Body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for you, preserve you, body and soul, unto everlasting life.  Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for you, and feed on him in your heart by faith, with thanksgiving.
     Wine:  The Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was shed for you, preserve you, body and soul, unto everlasting life.  Drink this in remembrance that Christ’s Blood was shed for you, and be thankful. 
 
Words of Acclamation:
     Leader:   Bless the Lord, O my soul,
     People:   And all that is within me, bless his holy name!
     Leader:   Bless the Lord, O my soul,
     People:   And forget not all his benefits,
     Leader:   Who forgives all your iniquity,
     People:   Who heals all your diseases,
     Leader:   Who redeems your life from the pit,
     People:   Who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy.
     Leader:   Who satisfies you with good
     People:   So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
 
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Loving God, we thank you that you have fed us in this sacrament, united us with Christ, and given us a foretaste of the heavenly banquet in your eternal kingdom.  Send us out in the power of your Spirit to live and work to your praise and glory for the sake of Jesus Christ, our Lord.  Amen.
 
Hymn of Response | Trinity Hymnal
 
God Sends Us Forth with His Blessing
 
Benediction | Numbers 6:24-26                           
The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace.
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

            

 

 

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