Bulletin – 2017-07-16

Sunday Service                  July 16, 2017                             10:15 a.m.

Meditation:   Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path.           (Psalm 119:105)

Welcome: to Britannia United Church.  Our nursery is always available to children three years of age and younger. It is at the end of the hall by the office.  Headsets are available for those who need assisted hearing.  Please speak to our sound technician.  Please read along if text is bold and italic.

We Gather in God’s Name

Introit: Seek ye First  (356)

Announcements

Prelude

Call to Worship :
As we gather here today for worship,
Let us come away from the burdens of the world
and find rest and strength in Jesus.

As we gather here today for worship,
Let us come away from our worldly ways
and be guided by the Spirit.

As we gather here today for worship,
Let us come away from being lost and wandering
and receive God’s guidance into new life.

Come let us worship our God.
Amen

*HymnHoly Spirit Hear us  (377)

Opening Prayer:
Guiding God, open us this day to your Word, open to us your way and open us to the path you wish us to follow.  Help us remember that we do not make this journey by ourselves and help us be open to your Holy direction for our lives.  Amen

We Hear God’s Word

Music Offering

Theme Presentation

Scripture:  Romans 8:1-11

Message:  Holy Direction

* Hymn: Be Thou My Vision  (642)

We Respond to God

Prayers of Joy and Concern and The Lord’s Prayer

Prayer Introit

Offertory

* DoxologyFor the Gift of Creation  (538)

*Prayer of Dedication :
Loving God, We give these gifts in hope that they may spread your Word and your love to all of your people.  Varied are the gifts you have given us and varied are the gifts we return.  We ask that  their value increase as they are used in the spirit of love for your greater glory.  Amen

We Go Forth in God’s Word

* HymnAll the Way my Saviour Leads Me  (635)

* Commissioning:
As we leave this worship service and take your Word with us out into the world, may the God who is above all be the center of our lives.  May the Risen Christ continue to teach us your word and may the Holy Spirit, who lives within us, keep us true to you.  Amen

* Benediction

* Sung Response:  We Are Marching  (646)

Postlude

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