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To Be God's Ministers

Order of Service
Location: Park View Mennonite Church
Date: Sept. 28, 2003

Gathering in the Word

Prelude: “Pastorale” (Percy Whitlock)
Welcome
Call to worship: Psalm 67:1-5

L: May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, that your way may be known upon earth, your saving power among all nations.

P: Let the peoples praise you, O God; let all the peoples praise you.

L: Let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you judge the peoples with equity and guide the nations upon earth.

P: Let the peoples praise you, O God; let all the peoples praise you.

46 I sing the mighty power of God
926 Come all you people [insert]

Hearing the Word

Epistle Reading: 1 Peter 2:4-5, 9-10
1054 My soul is filled with joy [insert]
Gospel Reading: John 14:8-12
Children’s Story
Sermon: “To be God’s minister”

Responding to the Word

Sermon response
307 Will you let me be your servant
356 Breathe on me, breath of God
Offering and doxology
Offertory: “Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service” (M. Burkhardt)
Prayers of the congregation

Sending

Announcements
Benediction: Numbers 6:24-26

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift his countenance upon you, and give you peace.

940 The Lord bless you and keep you

Notes

*Participants: worship leader · song leader · organ · table display · sermon · musicians · readers
**All hymns from Hymnal, a worship book, unless otherwise noted

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