Order of Worship
Greetings & Announcements
Prelude & Bringing in the Light of Christ
Call to Worship:
Leader: The world finds no proof of God.
People: But the heavens tell of God’s glory.
Leader: God’s message is foolishness to the world.
People: But God’s folly trumps human wisdom.
Leader: The freedom of the world brings us death.
People: But obedience to God’s ways brings life.
Leader: We gather in the name of Christ crucified.
People: The Word made flesh brings life to God’s people!
*Hymn of Praise: Spirit Song UMH #347
Reading of Scripture: Jude 1:17-23
Giving of God’s Tithes and Offerings
*Affirmation of Faith
*Reading of the Gospel: Mark 9:23-24
Sermon: The Existence of God
*Hymn of Dedication: What a Friend We Have in Jesus UMH #545
*Carrying the Light of Christ into the World
*Sending Forth and Blessing