First CRC, Toronto, CA
Order of Worship Outline for June 16
Call to Worship - LUYH pg. 81 (bottom of page)
Litany of Dedication for LUYH hymnals
One Listen, God is calling!
Come lift your voices in song!
All Each new day you call us to sing
and every day is a day of thanksgiving.
One We give thanks for the gift of song.
All Thank you God that we may join with others
to praise and worship you with song.
One Thank you for the new hymnal “Lift Up Your Hearts.”
All With hearts overflowing with gratitude we give thanks for:
Everyone who plays their symphonic notes with us
The creativity of the writers of music and lyrics
All those who brought this book into being
Our congregation as we share in this gift of song.
One In the name of God our creator,
we dedicate these hymnals to the glory of God,
for the beauty of our worship
and for the deepening of our relationship with you.
All With gratitude we accept “Lift Up Your Hearts”
We will care for them and use them with joy and reverence.
Songs: LUYH 496 "Uyai Mose/Come All You People"
LUYH 600 "Yesu azali awa /Jesus Christ is With Us"
LUYH 496 "Uyai Mose/Come All You People"
God’s Greeting – LUYH 518, then greet one another…..
Song: LUYH 579 "Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise"
Prayer of Confession - LUYH pg. 636
Song: LUYH 362 "I'm So Glad"
Children's song: LUYH 780 "I Love You Lord, Today"
Dedication LUYH 937
Song: LUYH 295 "Let Justice Roll Down" (NOTE: composer was our accompanist!)
Prayer of Illumination: LUYH 756
Scripture Reading: Acts 17:16-34
Meditation – REGARDING THE TABLE OF CONTENTS OF THE HYMN BOOK
Song of Response: LUYH 519 "God, We Sing Your Glorious Praises"
Songs: LUYH 28 "God Marked a Line and Told the Sea "
LUYH 550 "Sing Praise to Your Creator"
LUYH 293 "O Great God and Lord of the Earth"
Offertory LUYH 332 "As the Deer Pants for Water"
Offering song: LUYH 882 "Grant Now Your Blessing"
Song requests from the congregation
Benediction - LUYH 954
Doxology: LUYH 949 "May the Peace of Christ Be with You"
LUYH 947 "We Receive Your Blessing"
Postlude: LUYH 339 "He Knows My Name"