Baptism of the Lord
January 12, 2020
WE GATHER AS GOD’S PEOPLE
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Welcome to worship at FPC Cadillac. We are glad you are here. Please share your prayer requests/praises by writing them on the blue card in the pew rack and placing them in the offering plate. Please be mindful to turn your cell phone off, or on a setting that won’t disturb others.
*Indicates that those who are able may stand
MINUTE FOR MISSION Dave Foley
WE PRAISE THE LORD OUR CREATOR
INTROIT AND BRINGING IN THE LIGHT OF CHRIST
Let this be a time of preparing our hearts for worship
Hymn #475 “Come, Thou Font of Every Blessing” v. 1
CALL TO WORSHIP
One: A voice of power and majesty calls out to us:
I am your God; I have called you in righteousness.
All: We are amazed that God knows us and calls us.
By God’s breath and spirit, we receive life.
One: God takes us by the hand and leads us.
In covenant with God, we extend light to the world.
All: Eyes are opened and prisoners are freed.
Justice and peace prevail, by God’s strength.
One: Worship with joy and give glory to God’s name.
Listen for the new thing God declares.
All: We remember that we have been baptized.
May we live as those with whom God is pleased.
*HYMN Page#10 “Sing Glory to the Name of God”
WE CONFESS OUR NEED
*CALL TO CONFESSION
*PRAYER OF CONFESSION
God of glory, we confess that our lives have not glorified you. God of justice, we admit our complicity with systems of injustice. God of light, we are aware of the shadows we create that keep others from seeing you. All-inclusive God, we repent of our narrow vision and our tendency to exclude. Purge us of the idols that keep us from full commitment to the way of Jesus, in whose name we pray. Amen.
*ASSURANCE OF PARDON
PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST
*SUNG RESPONSE “Gloria Patri” (Avery & Marsh)
Glory be to the Father, and the son, and the Holy ghost; As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen. Amen. Amen. Amen. Amen. Amen. Amen.
WE HEAR GOD’S WORD
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON (page 438) Psalm 29
SPECIAL MUSIC by Bob MacCord
“Lord of the Dance”, arr. By Mark Hayes
GOSPEL READING (page 784) Matthew 3: 13-17
SERMON “Through the Waters of Baptism” Rev. Mike Horlocker
HYMN page #482 “Baptized by Water”
WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD
DEDICATION OF OUR LIVES AND OUR GIFTS
PRAYER OF DEDICATION
PASTORAL PRAYER AND THE LORD’S PRAYER
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 debts, as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION OF NEW OFFICERS
Deacons – Lisa Lantz, Ginny Wallis, Jan Ford
Youth Elders – Emma McTaggart, Caleb Knoth
Elders - Jamie Carey, Dave Hogg, Betsy Leavell,
Cathy Smart, Stephanie LaBumbard, Bruce DeWitt and Craig Taylor
AFFIRMATION OF FAITH - The Apostles’ Creed
WE GO RENEWED
* HYMN # 757 “Today We All Are Called to Be Disciples”
#489 vs. 4 “Wonder of Wonders, Here Revealed”