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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 3, 2017

Dorchester United Church
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Wherever you are, whoever you are,
Join us in our Journey!

WE GATHER TO PRAISE GOD

TO PONDER : How do you do at listening to God and living the Way of Jesus rather than being distracted and disturbed by human news, actions, and demands?

MUSIC PRELUDE

HYMN: "For the Fruit of All Creation" V.U. 227*
( * indicates please stand, as you are able.)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

HYMN: "O Worship the King" V.U. 235, vs. 1, 3, 5

CALL TO WORSHIP:

This weekend, summer comes to a close. Cottagers pack up. Children prepare for school. Vacationers head home. It is the beginning of a new season.
Welcome us home, Lord.
Welcome us to you, Lord. Welcome us into these fall months of activity. Welcome us into your house of worship. Welcome us into your company.
Let us worship. It is a new season for us and the Lord.

OPENING PRAYER

Loving God, today we gather to raise our voices to you in songs of praise and promise; of hope and renewal. Gladden our hearts as we sing these old, familiar melodies and the deeply felt and remembered lyrics from our life in the church. Bless all who have requested these songs, and bless us in the playing and the singing of them. Bless us in our shared journey of faith as we proclaim the good news of Jesus the Christ in word and in song. Amen.
We continue to pray with the words that Jesus taught us to pray, speaking together THE LORD'S PRAYER

HYMN: "All Praise to You" V.U. 297 *

"O God of Bethel" V.U. 680

SERVICE OF LIGHTING THE CANDLE:
Jesus Christ is the light of the world.
Jesus is our friend who loves us always.

SOLO : "Take My Life and Let it be Consecrated" Nancy Quinn
music by Mark Hayes

GOSPEL READING: Matthew 16: 21-28
This is the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Thanks be to God.

HYMN: "God Is My Shepherd" V.U. 748 *
"Jesus, You Have Come to the Lakeshore" V.U. 563

PASTORAL PRAYER: "Three Things I Promise" M.V. 176

OFFERING INVITATION:

OFFERTORY RESPONSE: For food in a world where many walk in hunger, for friends in a world where many walk alone, for faith in a world where many walk in fear, we give you thanks, O God.
V.U.552

OFFERTORY MUSIC: "God is My Shepherd" by Anton Dvorak
from the " Biblical Songs."

OFFERTORY PRAYER: Loving God, accept these gifts as thanksgiving for your many blessings. Accept these gifts as
our commitment to your kingdom. Accept these gifts and
accept our lives. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen.

HYMN: "Give to Us Laughter" V.U. 624 *
"Unto the Hills" V.U. 842

COMMISSIONING: "God be with you till we meet again"
V.U. 422, vs. 1 *

POSTLUDE
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