October 18 Worship Order

11:00 A.M.

Chiming of the Hour
David Beaver

Greeting & Lighting of Christ Candle
Dr. J. Michael Parnell

Meditation Music
The Old Rugged Cross
Holly Ferguson

Litany & Invocation
Dr. Mike

Leader: Brothers and sisters, the love of God is poured over you.
People: We feel our thirsting souls quenched by God’s mercy.
Leader: We are called to share God’s love by our words.
People: We are invited to share God’s love by our compassionate acts.
Leader: Come, let us worship the Lord!
People: Let us bow down and proclaim God’s goodness

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Come, Thou fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing Thy grace; Streams of mercy, never ceasing, Call for songs of loudest praise: Teach me some melodious sonnet, Sung by flaming tongues 

Here I raise mine Ebenezer; Hither by Thy help I’m come; And I hope, by Thy good pleasure, Safely to arrive at home: Jesus sought me when a stranger, Wandering from the fold of God; He, to rescue me from danger, Interposed His precious blood.

O to grace how great a debtor Daily I’m constrained to be! Let Thy grace, Lord, like a fetter, Bind my wandering heart to Thee: Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, Prone to leave the God I love; Here’s my heart, Lord, take and seal it; Seal it for Thy courts above.

First Lesson & Pastoral Prayer
Psalm 24
Dr. Mike

Ouida Gatton

Second Lesson
Matthew 22:15-22
Dr. Mike

Rendering Unto Caesar or God?
Dr. Mike

Closing Song
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.