Sunday Bulletin

Eddington Presbyterian Church
Contemporary Service
August 7, 2022

Prelude       “You Are Beautiful”
Ringing of the Bell
Welcome and Announcements

Opening Prayer
Opening Scripture ~ Isaiah 61:1-4, 10-11
* Song        “Draw Me Close to You”

Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer

Dedication of Our Offering
* Song        “What if His People Prayed”

Scripture   II Corinthians 7: 11-18, James 4:1-10
Message   “If My People”                            Rev. Brecht

* Song         “This is Amazing Grace”
Benediction


 

 Draw Me Close to You

Draw me close to you
Never let me go
I lay it all down again
To hear you say that I’m your friend
You are my desire
No one else will do
‘Cause nothing else can take your place
To feel the warmth of your embrace
Help me find the way
Bring me back to you

You’re all I want You’re all I’ve ever needed
You’re all I want Help me know you are near

Draw me close to you
Never let me go
I lay it all down again
To hear you say that I’m your friend
You are my desire
No one else will do
‘Cause nothing else can take your place
To feel the warmth of your embrace
Help me find the way
Bring me back to you

You’re all I want You’re all I’ve ever needed
You’re all I want Help me know you are near

You’re all I want You’re all I’ve ever needed
You’re all I want Help me know you are near

Help me know you are near
Help me know you are near

What if His People Prayed?

What if the armies of the Lord
Picked up and dusted off their swords
Vowed to set the captives free
And not let Satan have one more

What if the church, for heaven’s sake
Finally stepped up to the plate
Took a stand upon God’s promise
And stormed hell’s rusty gates

What if His people prayed And those who bear His name
Would humbly seek His face And turn from their own way

And what would happen if we prayed
For those raised up to lead the way
Then maybe kids in school could pray
And unborn children see light of day

What if the life that we pursue
Came from a hunger for the truth
What if the family turned to Jesus
Stopped asking Oprah what to do

He said that they would hear
His promise has been made
He’ll answer loud and clear
If only we would pray

If My people called by My name
If they’ll humble themselves and pray
If My people called by My name
If they’ll humble themselves and pray

This is Amazing Grace

Who breaks the power of sin and darkness
Whose love is mighty and so much stronger
The King of Glory, the King above all kings

Who shakes the whole earth with holy thunder
And leaves us breathless in awe and wonder
The King of Glory, the King above all kings

This is amazing grace This is unfailing love
That You would take my place
That You would bear my cross
You lay down Your life That I would be set free
Oh, Jesus, I sing for All that You’ve done for me

Who brings our chaos back into order
Who makes the orphan a son and daughter
The King of Glory, the King of Glory

Who rules the nations with truth and justice
Shines like the sun in all of its brilliance
The King of Glory, the King above all kings

CHORUS

Worthy is the Lamb who was slain
Worthy is the King who conquered the grave
Worthy is the Lamb who was slain
Worthy is the King who conquered the grave
Worthy is the Lamb who was slain
Worthy is the King who conquered the grave
Worthy is the Lamb who was slain
Worthy, worthy, worthy

CHORUS


 

Eddington Presbyterian Church
August 7, 2022
The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Prelude & Chiming of the Hour
Gathering, Greeting and Announcements

The Worship of God’s People
Call to Worship                                                   Psalm 27
The Lord is my light and my salvation.  Who shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life.  Of whom shall I be afraid?
I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living!
Wait for the Lord.  Be strong, and let your heart take courage!  Yea, wait for the Lord!

* Opening Hymn “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”   14

* Prayer of Confession
Eternal God, we thank you that you have given us your Son Jesus Christ, to be our Lord and our Savior and our friend.  But we confess that we have not lived the victorious life he has given us.  We have failed to live by the power of your spirit.  Caught up in our own shortcomings, we have diminished your light within us, and in the world around us.  Lord you know our hearts.  You know the ways we have fallen short of your glory.  Hear us now as we bring to you our silent confession…

                    Hear our prayer, O Lord
We seek your forgiveness.  We need your strength when we face the temptations of this life.  We need to know once again your power over sin and death.  Help us to know that Jesus Christ has set us free, and help us to live in his freedom.  For we pray in his name, Amen.

 * Assurance of our Forgiveness
         …Believe the Good News of God’s love.
In Jesus Christ, we are forgiven, Amen!
*    Gloria Patri                                                          559

 Prayers of the People & Lord’s Prayer

Music  “The Lord’s My Shepherd”  Adrienne Root and Pastor Brecht

The Dedication of Offering                      

 The Service of the Word
     Old Testament Lesson  ~ II Chronicles 7:11-18
    New Testament Lesson ~ James 4:1-10
     Sermon     “If My People”                    Rev. Brecht

 The Response to the Word and Sending
*  Hymn ~ “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind”            338
*  Charge and Benediction
Response and Postlude