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Morgan’s Point and Forks Road East United Churches

July 2, 2023: Pentecost 5, Year A

Order of Service

 

Welcome and Announcements:

            O Canada                  - Gracelyn will lead us in sign language

            God Save Our King

                                   

Quieting Time

A time of quite musical preparation for our worship

Opening Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer                                                         

 

Hymn # 54 (Praise!) Great Is Thy Faithfulness and King

 

Celebrating God’s Goodness       

            GOD IS GOOD – ALL THE TIME.

            ALL THE TIME – GOD IS GOOD.

 

Young at Heart Time …..               

A puppet show by – Bonnie, Jerusha, and Jordan     

 

Hymn # 23 (Black) Magic Penny

 

The Offering of Our Tithes and Other Gifts

The Collection …..   Come to Christ and offer your gifts, not as a burden, but as an opportunity to give rest and renewal to those who yearn to know God’s love.….

            The Doxology   “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”

 

Prayer of Dedication (In Unison)

Receive these gifts we now bring, God, and bless them to be gifts for your world.  Through our giving, renew others, that they too may know the comfort and rest of living in the arms of your compassion and love. Amen.

 

Scripture Reading

Gospel Lesson:  Matthew 10:40-42                                 

 

Hymn # 508 (Praise!) O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee         

 

Message: Keeping Track

 

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn # 502(Praise!) We’ve a Story to Tell         

 

Commissioning and Benediction

Sung Benediction: Go Now in Peace

Morgan’s Point and Forks Road East United Churches
July 16, 2023: Pentecost 7, Year A
Order of Service

Welcome and Announcements:

Quieting Time
A time of quite musical preparation for our worship

Opening Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

Hymn # 26 (Praise!) For the Beauty of the Earth

Celebrating God’s Goodness (LAST SUNDAY ONLY AT FRE)
GOD IS GOOD – ALL THE TIME.
ALL THE TIME – GOD IS GOOD.

Young at Heart Time …..

Hymn #15 (Black) I’m Gonna Live So God Can Use Me

The Offering of Our Tithes and Other Gifts
- The Collection … God’s word is a light to our path. May our offerings of gifts
and praise that we bring today be a light to the world. …
- The Doxology “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”
Prayer of Dedication (In Unison): Dear God, in this season of fruitful gardens help us share bountiful harvests of our own making. Whether our offering be of our time, wealth, or prayer, receive and multiply our gifts through the glory of your love. Amen.

Scripture Readings
Gospel Lesson Matthew 13:1-9
(A time of quiet reflection music)
Gospel Lesson Matthew 13:18-23

Hymn # 520 (Voices United) We Plough the Fields

Message The Sower


Pastoral Prayer

Hymn # 430 (Praise!) Count Your Blessings

Commissioning and Benediction
Sung Benediction Go Now in Peace

Morgan’s Point and Forks Road East United Churches
July 23, 2023: Pentecost 8, Year A


Order of Service

Welcome and Announcements:

Quieting Time
A time of quite musical preparation for our worship

Opening Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

Hymn # 218 (Voices United) We Praise You, O God

Celebrating God’s Goodness (LAST SUNDAY ONLY AT FRE)


GOD IS GOOD – ALL THE TIME.
ALL THE TIME – GOD IS GOOD.

Young at Heart Time …

Hymn # 29 (Black) Shine, Jesus Shine

The Offering of Our Tithes and Other Gifts


The Collection: Like a field ready for harvest, our lives bear the marks of
God’s love and care. Let us bring our love and thanksgiving
to God, as we bring our tithes and offerings to those in need.


The Doxology: “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”


Prayer of Dedication (In Unison): Holy One, as you receive our tithes and offerings, today, may you bless these gifts from our hearts and hands, that the world may reap a harvest of generosity and love. Amen.

Scripture Readi ngs
Gospel Lesson  Matthew 13:24-30
( A time of quiet reflection music)
Gospel Lesson Matthew 13:36-4

Hymn # 515 (Praise!) Rescue the Perishing

Message The Weed Pulling Impulse


Pastoral Prayer

Hymn # 542 (Praise!) Jesus loves Even Me

Commissioning and Benediction
Sung Benediction Go Now in Peace

Morgan’s Point and Forks Road East United Churches

July 30, 2023: Pentecost 9, Year A

Order of Service

 

Welcome and Announcements:

                                   

Quieting Time

A time of quite musical preparation for our worship

Opening Prayer                                                    

 

Hymn # 4 (Black  Come to My Heart

Celebrating God’s Goodness          (LAST SUNDAY ONLY AT FRE)

            GOD IS GOOD – ALL THE TIME.

            ALL THE TIME – GOD IS GOOD.

 

Young at Heart Time …..               

Hymn # 556 (Voices United) Would You Bless Our Homes and Families

 

The Offering of Our Tithes and Other Gifts

The Collection …..   Let us share our gifts that God’s goodness may be known among the peoples.  May our offerings and gifts glorify God and tell of Christ’s wonderful works.  ….

The Doxology     “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”

 

Prayer of Dedication (In Unison)

God, you bless us with gifts of love and moments of grace and mercy. Bless the gifts we lay before you, that they may be signs of your loving kingdom to a world awaiting good news. Amen.

 

Scripture Readings

Gospel Lesson          Matthew 13:31-33                                       

( A time of quiet reflection music)

Gospel Lesson          Matthew 13:44-52                                        

Hymn # 375 (Voices United) Spirit, Spirit of Gentleness                                           

Message: The Kingdom of God is Like …

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn # 509 (Praise!) In Christ There Is No East or West

           

Commissioning and Benediction

Sung Benediction     Go Now in Peace

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