Be Thou My Vision
Chiming of the Hour
Greeting & Lighting of Christ Candle
Dr. J. Michael Parnell
He Is Exalted
He is exalted, the King is exalted on high; I will praise Him. He is exalted, forever exalted, and I will praise His name! He is the Lord; forever His truth shall reign. Heaven and earth rejoice in His holy name. He is exalted, the King is exalted on high.
Litany & Invocation
Leader: Life can seem shrouded in mystery.
People: O Lord, lift the veil of our misunderstanding that we may see your Light.
Leader: We are eager to serve.
People: O Lord, calm our spirits and patiently prepare us for service.
Leader: Look to the Lord for mercy and comfort.
People: We look to the Lord for healing and hope.
Jesus Shall Reign
Jesus shall reign wher-e’er the sun Does its successive journeys run; His kingdom spread from shore to shore, Till moons shall wax and wane no more.
To Him shall endless prayer be made, And endless praises crown His head; His name like sweet perfume shall rise With ev-‘ry morning sacrifice.
People and realms of ev-‘ry tongue Dwell on His love with sweetest song, And infant voices shall proclaim Their early blessings on His name.
Let ev-‘ry creature rise and bring Honor and glory to our King; Angels descend with songs again, And earth repeat the loud “A-men”!
First Lesson & Pastoral Prayer
He Hideth My Soul
What Does God Want from Me?
To God be the Glory