Sunday January 3, 2021

Order of Worship


Prelude
Come, Thou Almighty King


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Hymn
Come, Thou Almighty King


Call to Worship
Ecclesiastes 3: 1-13

Leader: There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot,

Congregation: A time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build,

Leader: A time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,

Congregation: A time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,
a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away,

Leader: A time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak,

Congregation: A time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.

Leader: What do workers gain from their toil? I have seen the burden God has laid on the human race.

Congregation: He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart…

Pastor: Yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil–This is the gift of God.


Children’s Video Clip


Praises and concerns


Hymn
What a Friend We Have in Jesus


Pastoral Prayer


Today’s Video
Why We Need a Savior


Today’s Scripture
Matthew 6:9-13, Matthew 6:5-6, Luke 18:9-14


Today’s Message
“This, then, is how you should pray…”


Sending Forth

Hymn
Standing In the Need of Prayer


Benediction