WP August 11, 2019

August 11, 2019:  9th Sunday after Pentecost 

PRELUDE & CANDLE LIGHTING  You Are the Vine 

WELCOME 

*CALL TO WORSHIP  (Karen Yonemoto)

Let us worship the eternal God, the source of love and life, who creates us.

Let us worship Jesus Christ, the risen one, who lives among us.

Let us worship the Spirit, the holy fire, who renews us.

To the one true God be praise in all times and places,

through the grace of Jesus Christ.

Let us worship God!
Reprinted by permission from The Worship Sourcebook ©2004 Faith Alive Christian Resources. 

*OPENING PRAYER 

*PRAISE SONGS  Draw Me Closer; Let Your Glory Fall 

PRAYER OF CONFESSION

Triune God, we praise you as the God of love and life.  Though Jesus prayed that we would be one, we confess that we fail to live in unity with each other and with you.  We break our communion through hostile words and unkind actions.  We long for your Spirit to heal us and to correct us.  We long for you to help us experience communion with you and with each other as we gather around your Word.  Even now, dependent on your grace, we commit ourselves to live more fully in the unity you desire.  Through Christ, our Lord.  Amen.
Reprinted by permission from The Worship Sourcebook ©2004 Faith Alive Christian Resources. 

(Silence for personal reflection and confession)

*SONG OF THANKSGIVING  People of God

*PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST

*PRAISE SONG  Let It Rise

SCRIPTURE READING  John 17:20-26

CHILDREN’S TIME

SERMON  “I In Them and You In Me” 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE 

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.  Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.  For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.  Amen. 

*DEDICATION OF TITHES AND OFFERINGS 

OUR SHARED LIFE AND SERVICE 

*CLOSING SONG  They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love 

*BENEDICTION