Order of Worship

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6th Sunday of Easter

May 22, 2022

INTROIT                               Alleluia! Alleluia!                           Beethoven

WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                                              

CALL TO WORSHIP                                                   
Give us open hearts,
To love those who you love.
Give us open minds,
To listen and understand those you love.
Give us open doors,
Open doors for ministry and reconciliation with those you love.
Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

OPENING PRAYER                                              
Gracious God,
through a vision you sent forth Paul to preach the gospel
and called the women to the place of prayer on the Sabbath.
Grant that we may be like Paul
and be found like Lydia,
our hearts responsive to your word
and open to go where you lead us. Amen.

OPENING HYMN        Forward Through the Ages                         No. 555  

OFFERTORY                                                                   Georgiann Lewis & 
                                                                                               Amanda McLain
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise him, all creatures here below;
Praise him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

(All children through 5th grade are invited to the chancel rail)
Children’s Church-for children K thru 4th grade following Children’s Time.




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, 
and the power and the glory forever.  Amen. 

ANTHEM                Come, Christian, Join to Sing                  Ramsey, Paige

SCRIPTURE LESSON                                                            Acts 16:9-15

THE MESSAGE                                                         Rev. Dr. Ralph Wooten
              We Are Witnesses: Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors

CLOSING HYMN          He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought         No.  128 



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