WE GATHER TO WORSHIP

SUNDAY, May 28, 2017


The vision of Knox Preston Church is to continue to grow, learn, and share the love of God in Christ within our community and the world.


OUR APPROACH TO GOD

Welcome

Call to Worship:  Sharon McHugh

Leader: We look to heaven,
People: and remember the One who has gone before us.

Leader: We gather as community,
People: and remember the One who calls us to be witnesses.

Leader: We seek transformation,
People: and remember the One who sends us the Spirit.

Introit: "Halle Halle"


Opening Hymn: #265 "Hail the day that sees Christ rise"


Children's Focus

Children's Prayer & Lord's Prayer: Rev. Bill Bynum

All People:
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.
Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.
For Thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory forever and ever. Amen.


Hymn of Praise: #300 "Father, we love you"


THE WORD OF GOD PROCLAIMED


New Testament Lesson: Acts 1:1-11 (Page 122)
Matthew,Mark,Luke,John....Acts......Revelation
Reader: Anne Miller

Responsive Reading: Psalm: 93 (Page 607)
Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers.....Psalm.......Malachi
Reader: Sharon McHugh

New Testament Reading: Ephesians 1:15-23 (Page 204)
Matthew, Mark,Luke,John, Acts...Ephesians.....Revelation
Reader: Sharon McHugh


Hymn of Preparation: #662 "Those who wait on the Lord"


Sermon: Where are you looking?


Anthem: "Swing Lo Sweet Chariots"


OUR RESPONSE TO GOD'S WORD

Pastoral Prayer: (Prayer requests given to an Elder or the Minister, prior to worship will be included at this time )

Reception of Offering

"We keep what we give away."
Tim Hiller, (1986 - ), former American football quarterback, author


Dedication of Offering: (Hymn # 661 verse 1)
We give Thee but Thine own,
What-e'er the gift may be:
All that we have is Thine alone
A trust, O Lord, from Thee.
Amen.


Opportunities for Witness and Service

Peace of Christ:  (Please turn to your pew neighbour and offer the blessing of the Peace of Christ)


GOING FORTH TO SERVE GOD

Hymn: #461 "Be thou my vision"


Benediction

Choral Response: #264 "Sing Amen"

Postlude

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