Knox – A Sacred Space
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Prelude: "Elevation" Francois Couperin
Greeting: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
And also with you.
+Congregational Introit: MV7 “Gather Us In”
(The Bible and Christ Candle brought forward)
Lighting the Candle of Global Concerns
*Gathering Hymn: MV120 “My Soul Cries Out”
A Time for All Ages
Scripture: Jeremiah 32: 1-3a; 6-16
Acts of Hope ~ houses, fields, and vineyards shall be purchased
Psalm 91: VU808 “Eagle’s Wings”
Timothy 6: 6-19 The love of money; fight the good fight
Response: For the word of God in scripture, for the word of God among us, for the word of God within us, thanks be to God!
Anthem: “Rain Down” Jaime Cortez Arr.: Carter
Meditative Music: "Faith of our Fathers" arr. Charles Callahan,
Invitation to the Offering Time
Joys, Concerns, Announcements
Minute for Gratitude: Exploring Faith Team
Prayers of the People
+Lord’s Prayer (sung): VU960
*Offering: MV182 “Grateful” (refrain only)
Offering Prayer: Holy and Wondrous God, we honour you with gifts of time, resources, and abilities. May all our gifts offered this day be used to plant seeds of peace, confidence, and hope within these walls and beyond our doors. All this and more we offer in faith and in hope, amen.
*Closing Hymn: VU699 “Live into Hope”
Commissioning: Let us go forth together, renewed for service, restored for living, and rejoicing in the faith that is ours.
Thanks be to God, amen!
*Sung Blessing: MV214 “May God’s Sheltering Wings”
Postlude: "Fuga in C Major" Johann Pachelbel