The Light of Christ calling us
January 26, 2014
Gathering in God’s grace
Hymns Arise your light has come STS 1
Christ whose glory HWB 216
Call to worship
Leader: Come, you who are weary from the darkness of the night.
Come, you who are hopeful
who listen for the breath of God on the morning dawn.
People: We have come to worship the Lord.
with gratitude for the blessings of the day
with pleadings for mercy and release.
Leader: For the Lord our God is gathering us in,
and Jesus the Christ is our host.
People: we welcome the Spirit that welcomes us here
We have come to worship the Lord.
Prayer of invocation
Hymn Longing for light STJ 54
Hearing God’s grace
Offering/Hymn Praise God from whom HWB 119
Scripture Isaiah 9:1-4; Matthew 4:12-23; 1 Cor 1:10-18
Sermon The cost of call – the pain of light
Hymn Help us to help each other HWB 362
Sharing God’s grace
Sharing of joys and concerns and church at work (Announcements)
Hymn Come, come ye saints HWB 425
Today Sermon: Roy Hange
Mon Board of Elders 7:00 pm
Tues Scripture from the heart 7:00 pm
Sun Annual Alderfer Super Bowl Party 5:00 pm
Feb 4 Men's breakfast at Bodo's on Preston 6:30 am
Feb 5 Women’s Bible study 7:00 pm
Feb 11 Ad council 7:00 pm
Feb 16 Fellowship meal
Scripture from the heart 2:00 pm
Feb 18 Men's breakfast at Bodo's on Preston 6:30 am
Feb 19 Women’s bible study 7:00 pm