Old Stone Presbyterian Church ~ Lewisburg, West Virginia
July 30, 2017 ~ 11:00 A.M.
The 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Striking of the Chimes
Welcome, Announcements, and Call to Worship (Please sign and pass the worship register)
Introit “Praise Him! Praise Him!”
Prayer of the Day (unison)
Redeeming God, grant that we may engage in contemplation of your mysteries and wisdom in such a way that our faithfulness is increased, and may all our learning lead to your greater glory. Amen.
Hymn #457 “I Greet Thee Who My Sure Redeemer Art” TOULON
Call to Confession
Prayer of Confession (unison)
Almighty God, we confess that have not been able to keep a firm footing in the way of justice and righteousness. We pray that you would keep us from doing harm, help us abstain from sinful deeds, and by your grace guide us to do good for all. Forgive our sins and keep us in a state of reliance on your mercy, that we may be governed by your Spirit and complete the course that is before us. Amen.
Declaration of Pardon
Leader: Hear and believe the good news of the gospel.
People: In Jesus Christ we are forgiven.
Gloria Patri Hymn #579
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.
Time with the Young Church (afterwards children are dismissed for Sunday School)
Hymn #210 “Our God, Our Help in Ages Past” ST. ANNE
Prayer for Illumination