Sunday, August 20, 2017

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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!  Let us gather together at the Table of our Lord and offer praise.

  Greetings & Announcements                                                                  Pastor Susanna
Gathering in God’s Presence
  Prelude                                                                                                  Valentine Agranovsky
  Acolytes bring the light of God into our worship space
*Call to Worship (Read Responsively)                                         
One: The God of all creation makes us one in the flesh.
Many:  Let us join hearts and voices in praise.
One: In Jesus Christ, we are made one in the Spirit.
Many:  Let us be united in truth through the same one Spirit.
One: We practice our faith in many different ways.
Many:  Yet we confess one Lord Jesus Christ.
One: We render different forms of ministry.
Many:  Yet our calling is one because Christ is undivided.
One: Rejoice, people of God:  The Risen Christ is among us,
calling us together at his one Table.

*Opening Hymn        This is a Day of New Beginnings                                  518

*Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer                                    Raemil Billings
(using debts and debtors)

Proclaiming God’s Word
  Scripture Reading                                                                                    Frank Collette
Gospel Lesson             Matthew 15:10-28
              One: The Word of God for the people of God
Many: Thanks be to God!

  Time for God’s Children                                                              Pastor Susanna
(Children aged k-8th grade can come up to the steps for this lesson.)
  Special Music                      Come, Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove                                Choir
  Prayer of Intercession
  Sermon                                                 Send Her Away                                 Pastor Susanna
  Prayer of Commitment                                                                                  Pastor Susanna   

Responding to God’s Word
*Invitation Hymn          There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy                                   73

(Come forward at this time to unite with our church family,
for a prayer, or to commit your life to Jesus Christ.)

  Communion Meditation                                                           Pastor Susanna
  Communion Hymn         Let Us Break Bread Together                              425

  Prayer for the Bread and Cup                                                   John Hamilton
  Distribution and Sharing of Emblems                       The Diaconate
(Eat the Bread when served. Please hold the Cup
and we will drink together. All bread served is gluten free.)

  Offering Meditation and Prayer of Dedication

*Response                    Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                         47

Taking God’s Word to the World
*Parting Hymn                             My Hope Is Built                                                    537

*Acolytes take the light of God out into the World
*Benediction                                                                            Pastor Susanna
*Postlude                                                                        Valentine Agranovsky

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Order of Worship Greetings & Announcements—Rev. Susanna Consla Orensky                                        Gathering in God...