Worship Order for
Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren
Long Green & Kanes Rds., near Glen Arm, Md.
May 22, 2005
Worship 10:00 am, Sunday School 11:10 am
from my youth you have taught me, and I still proclaim
your wondrous deeds. So even to old age and gray hairs, O
God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to all
the generations to come..." (Psalms
Morning Praise (9:45 am)
Call to Worship
2 Corinthians 13:11-13
"Holy Spirit, come with power"
(Pre-schoolers then leave for playful worship)
Sharing a joy, a concern, a word of testimony or praise
faith looks up to thee"
Returning our Tithes and Offerings
"There are many
Psalm 71 (portions)
still I proclaim"
(see "Celebrate Older Adults" insert)
#'s are from Hymnal:
A Worship Book
Worship leaders - see basic
The apostle Paul
ended his second letter to the believers in Corinth with these
words, which actually sound like a good place to begin. Listen:
brothers and sisters, farewell. Put things in order, listen to
my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of
love and peace will be with you. Greet one another with a holy
kiss. All the saints greet you. The grace of the Lord Jesus
Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be
with all of you."
(2 Corinthians 13:11-13)
Please stand if
you are able, and sing a gathering song. May this Holy Spirit,
indeed, come with power - #26 in your hymnal.
us on fire and clasp us close;
fragrant to us,
us to your loveliness;
us run to you. AMEN
St. Augustine of Hippo, North Africa, ca. 400
written closer to the time (if not at the
our Tithes and Offerings
a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all
humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in
love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the
bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were
called to the one hope of your calling, one Lord, one faith, one
baptism, one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all
and in all. But each of us was given grace according to the measure
of Christ's gift... The gifts (God) gave were that some would be
apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and
teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building
up the body of Christ..." (Ephesians 4:1-7,
Think about this as you return your offering just
God of all seasons of time,
We are humbly and boldly grateful for the gift of life.
We beseech your gentle and vigorous blessing upon our
May they know they are held and summoned by your Love.
May they feel empowered by the knowledge that their lives
are vital to the
future of our world.
May they teach us to live fully, passionately, and gracefully
with the limitations of mortal life.
May they lead us to illuminating understanding of what it means to
new creature in Christ" with each passing year.
God of our life, through all the circling years, we ask for your
give our trust to you.
by Deanna Brown
(para traducir a español, presione la bandera de España)