Worship Order for
Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren
Long Green & Kanes Rds., near Glen Arm, Md.
February 8, 2009
Worship 10:00 am, Sunday School 11:10 am
you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the
everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is
unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and
strengthens the powerless.”
Morning Praise (9:45 am)
Call to Worship
"I sing the mighty power
Sharing a joy, a concern, a word of
testimony or praise
(please be brief, and aware of God’s listening presence)
still, my soul"
1 Corinthians 9:16-23
(Laughing Bird Version)
Tithes and Offerings
(Please sign the attendance pad and pass it on)
"They that wait upon the Lord"
for the Energizer®
(back of the bulletin)
let your burning light"
#'s are from Hymnal:
A Worship Book
Worship leaders - see basic
Almighty God, unto whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and
from whom no secrets are hid: cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by
the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you
and worthily magnify your Holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Gregorian Sacramentary, 7th century
all who Minister,
©1993, Brethren Pres, Elgin, IL, p.86
An electric razor
early in the morning, while it was still dark,
Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a
solitary place, where he prayed.”
Some children are scared of beards. Are you? It’s okay if you
are. I just want you to know that under this beard, it’s just
me. Now, I don’t let my beard grow long. In fact, every morning
I trim around my beard, so it doesn’t get too scraggly. I use
this. It runs on electricity. Unlike electric razors I’ve had in
the past, however, it doesn’t have to be plugged into the wall
socket to be used. They call it “cordless.” It’s got a battery
in it. I can use it every morning for over a week without
plugging it in. But then it starts getting slower and slower,
and soon it won’t work any more. What do you think I do then? I
plug it in and let it re-charge. The battery inside it stores up
electricity, so I can use it again. But it regularly needs to be
the rest adapts
this children's story from sermons4kids.com (to make it fit
for younger children)
written closer to the time (if not at the
our Tithes and Offerings
Pray with me.
O God, we offer
these gifts and the service of our lives in response to the many
blessings you have bestowed on our lives. You graciously bless
our lives with the Holy Spirit who enables us to experience and
proclaim the good news of the living Christ. Help us to be
bold and faithful witnesses to the gospel this day and every
day. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen
by Moira B Laidlaw, from
One: Sisters and brothers, you have heard the
to proclaim it!
All: We now embrace our calling
proclaim the hope-filled message
of Christ's love and forgiveness.
and brothers, you have heard the gospel.
to proclaim it!
All: We will go, not out of
of our desire to see and experience
the joy of lives being touched by Christ,
our compassionate service.
One: Sisters and
brothers, you have heard the gospel.
and walk alongside another in Christ's name.
Give and you will gain respect
Listen and allow the experience
another person's shoes shape your point of view.
Opportunities for proclaiming
the gospel will emerge,
will find new relationships.
All: We will not
just talk about the gospel,
will go and get in on it!
The light of Christ's
compassion will shine through us
along the way.
Glenn A. McCrickard, pastor
Cloverdale, VA Church of the Brethren
Church of the Brethren Living Word Bulletin
Anchor/Wallace, Sleepy Eye MN 56085, "The Living Word
(para traducir a español, presione la bandera de España)