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- Date: May 26, 2019
- Time: 10:00pm – 11:15pm
PREAKNESS REFORMED CHURCH
WAYNE, NEW JERSEY
SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
MAY 26, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Welcome to the Preakness Reformed Church!
“Like much of Luke-Acts, this week’s text finds Christians on the road.
These early Christians are on the move thanks to the Spirit.”
– Professor Eric Barreto of Princeton Theological Seminary
- Congregation standing, as able
Bold Text is spoken in unison by the congregation
PRELUDE Serenade G. Cassado
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
TIME OF REFLECTION BEFORE MEMORIAL DAY
PRAYER OF BLESSING
- THE RINGING OF THE BELL (Silence)
- INTROIT My Hope is Built on Nothing Less SOLID ROCK
- THE CALL TO WORSHIP
Come, one and all. Gather together. For this is the day of the Lord.
We come together this day, drawn by the light of God’s love.
Let all the people praise God with their music and their voices!
Let all the people praise God with their deeds of loving-kindness!
Our journey brings us to God’s wondrous river of Life.
Praise be to God. AMEN!
- OPENING HYMN OF PRAISE 581 Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee HYMN TO JOY
- PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST
The peace of Christ be with you!
And also with you!
(Please share a sign of peace if you are able.)
EASTER MESSAGE WITH THE CHILDREN
(The children are invited to Sunday school at this time.)
REFLECTING ON GOD’S WORD
SOLO Here I Am, Lord Dan Schutte,
Arr. Arnold Sherman
Soloist: Brenda Belohoubek
SCRIPTURE READING Acts 16:9-15 (p.136)
This is the Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God!
MESSAGE “Should I stay or should I go?” Pastor Eric Nichols
PRAYER OF BLESSING
HYMN OF RESPONSE 870 Ahead of Us, a Race to Run SOLID ROCK
RESPONDING TO GOD’S WORD
OFFERTORY Apres Un Reve G. Faure
- Doxology Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow LASST UNS ERFREUEN
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
PRAYERS OF THANKSGIVING AND INTERCESSION …concluding with the Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts,
as we forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
- WORDS OF SCRIPTURE TO GUIDE US 351
- CLOSING HYMN 351 Love Divine, All Loves Excelling HYFRYDOL
- BLESSING AND SENDING
- POSTLUDE Swan Saint-Saens
Assisting God’s people in worship this morning are; Pastor Eric Nichols, worship leader; the Chancel Choir; Anna Keiserman, accompanis; Mark Prihodko, cello; Brenda Belohoubek, soloist and Daniel King, Director of Music Ministries.
Preakness Reformed Church – 131 Church Lane, Wayne NJ 07470
973-694-5481 www.preaknessreformed.org CCLI#1110044