8th Sunday after Pentecost
Minister: Rev. Douglas Paterson
Organist: Iain Mackinnon
Welcome and Intimations
Call to Worship
Loving God, Creation is your gift
The heavens declare your glory
The earth reveals your gifts
We come into your presence
Rejoicing in your goodness
Come let us praise the Lord
To you we offer our praise and our prayers.
Hymn 212 Morning has broken – no copyright
Prayer of Approach ending with Lord’s Prayer
Hymn 125 Lord of all being, throned afar
Readings: Colossians 3: 1-11 and Luke 12: 13-21 – Jimmy Hudson
Hymn 550 As the deer pants for the water
Hymn 231 For the fruits of all creation
Spoken Doxology (Hymn 816)
Now to him who loved us, gave us
every pledge that love could give,
freely shed his blood to save us,
gave his life that we might live,
be the kingdom, power and glory
and thanksgiving evermore.
Dedication of the Offering
Prayers for the World
Hymn 192 All my hope on God is founded
God the Creator bless us
God the Son walk with us
The Spirit lighten our way
This and every day
Closing Voluntary – Cavatina Christoph W Gluck (1714-1787)
Picture: JESUS MAFA (Cameroon bible project), The Rich Fool, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN
Sunday Services – We are pleased to welcome Rev. Douglas Paterson, who is leading our worship today.
Next Sunday, 7 August, our worship will be led by members of the congregation and will be a service of summer praise
New Parish Steering Group – The Steering Group’s July update is now available on the NP website. www.towardsournewparish.com
Printed copies are available in the church foyer.
Fresh Start – Starter Packs – There has been a big increase in demand for starter packs due to the Ukrainian war. Over 120 packs/week are currently being issued.
Stocks are low on frying pans and pots & pans in good condition; double bed sheets; toiletries (toothbrushes and toothpaste); kitchen utensils; household cleaning products; screw-in light bulbs for lamps.
If you can help, please bring goods to the church or speak to Ellen Lowe.