300 Willits Street
Enter to Worship
July 16, 2017
Welcome & Announcements
We Greet Each Other
Prelude: “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High” (Raney)
Call to Worship:
Leader: How beautiful is God’s presence in all the earth! We see God’s glory in the expanse of the heavens and in the smallest bug.
All: All plants and animals, dirt and oceans are God’s creation. All that God has made reflects God’s goodness.
Leader: We are created in God’s image, to relate with God and to create with God. We receive great abundance and care from our Creator.
All: God blesses us day by day with good things. We are given responsibility to care for all created things.
Leader: We gather to praise God and be with one another. We celebrate all the ways that God is revealed to us.
All: We worship the creator and sustainer of all things. We rejoice in Jesus’ promise of the Holy Spirit who is among us.
*Opening Hymn: “All Creatures of Our God and King” #23
First Scripture Reading: Psalm 104 (O.T. Page 554)
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Prayers of the Community
*Hymn: “Renew Your Church” #462
Presenting our Gifts, Tithes and Offering
Offertory: “How Great Thou Art” #51
*Doxology: “We Give Thee but Thine Own” #688, Vs. 1 & 2
Second Scripture Reading: Genesis 1:1-3; 26-27 (O.T. Page 1)
Sermon: “Co-Creating with God”
*Closing Hymn: “Breathe on Me, Breath of God” #461, Vs. 1 & 2
The flowers today are given in sweet memory of Donna Susan Kaczmarek Ritchie by her family.
Providing Leadership in This Morning’s Service:
Preaching this morning is Senior Pastor Scott Runyon; playing the service today is Myra Trask; Jack E. Ellis is our Director of Music; Worship Leader is Dave Brault; Ushers include: David Drake, Harriet Stewart, Glenn Craig, Phil Babian, Dennis Schultz, Henry Nabors. Today’s Sound Technicians include: Scott Ritchie, Will Olsen. Our Youth Leader is Shantel Gholston. The Church Administrator is Leslie Jaquez. Music reproduced with permission of One license A-604859. All rights reserved.
First Baptist Church
of Birmingham, Michigan