300 Willits Street
Enter to Worship
Sunday, August 12, 2018 @ 10:30am
Prelude: “I Love You Lord” (Wagner)
Greet Each Other
Call to Worship:
Leader: With profound happiness, we welcome one another. How good it is to be with one another and our God.
People: Happy we are to serve one another and be kind to both friends and strangers.
Leader: All peoples of the earth are God’s children, made in God’s image and loved beyond measure.
People: We are committed to be generous with our time and resources while we serve others as we serve God.
Leader: Open your hearts to receive new strength. Open your lives to renewed understanding.
People: Surely God will give us what we need to face the challenges of the world, and we will be God’s ambassador wherever we go.
*Song: “God’s Holy Ways Are Just & True” #663
Scripture Reading: Psalm 107:23-32 (O.T. page 560)
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Prayers of the Community and the Lord’s Prayer
Our Father who is in Heaven hallowed be your name.
Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us.
And lead us not into a time of trial, but deliver us from evil.
For yours is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen!
*Song: “Children of the Heavenly Father” #83
Presenting our Gifts, Tithes and Offering
Offertory: “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say” (Krieger)
*Song of Response (Doxology): “Take My Gifts” see insert
Scripture Reading: Ephesians 4:25-5:2 (N.T. page 194)
Sermon: “The Virtue of Kindness” Pastor Scott Runyon
*Closing Song: “Day by Day” #449, Vs. 1 & 3
Closing Blessing (Benediction)
Postlude: “Majesty” (Wagner)
The flowers today are in celebration of Marjorie Olsen’s 4th birthday given by her parents, Tim and Shelley.
Providing Leadership in This Morning’s Service:
Worship Leader: Barbara Campbell
Sr. Pastor: Rev. Scott Runyon
Guest Musician: Angie Tsou
Ushers: David Drake, Harriet Stewart, Glenn Craig,
Phil Babian, Dennis Schultz, Henry Nabors
Sound Technicians: Scott Ritchie, Will Olsen
Youth Leader: Shantel Gholston
Church Administrator: Leslie Jaquez
Music reproduced with permission of One license A-604859. All rights reserved
First Baptist Church
of Birmingham, Michigan