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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!
 
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)                          Sturat Dokken
One: Come, let us use our voices to praise the Lord.
Many: Our mouths will shout forth praise.
One: Let us use our minds to ponder the wondrous deeds of God.
Many: We will remember God’s mighty acts.
One: With all of our strength and being, let us worship the Lord of love.
Many: We will worship from our depths.  Our souls exult in God!

*Opening Hymn                        Kum ba Yah                                                        590

*Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer                                    Jerilyn Consla
(using debts and debtors)



Proclaiming God’s Word
  Scripture Reading                                                                 Gianfranco Tomasso
Gospel Lesson                      Mark 1:29-39
              One: The Word of God for the people of God,
Many: Thanks be to God!
  Time for God’s Children                                                          Brandon Robino
(Children aged k-8th grade can come up to the steps for this lesson)
Scout Prayer                    Christ Margais
Special Music “Through the Looking Glass”                   Michael Shepard
  Prayer of Intercession                                       Joshua Morse
One: We pray to the Lord.  In faith we pray.
Many: We pray to you, our God.
One: That the rest of this day may be holy, peaceful and full of your presence: in faith we pray.
Many:  We pray to you, our God.
One: That the work we have done and the people we have met today may bring us closer to you:  in faith we pray.
Many: We pray to you, our God.
One: That we may hear and respond to your call to peace and justice:
in faith we pray.
Many: We pray to you, our God.
One: That you will sustain the faith and hope of those who are lonely,
oppressed and anxious: in faith we pray.
Many:  We pray to you, our God.
One: That you will strengthen us in your service,
and fill our hearts with longing for your kingdom: in faith we pray.
Many: We pray to you, our God.

  Scripture: Isaiah 40:21-31                                       Richard Gailey
  Sermon                           Healing, and is God an Eagle’s Fan?   Pastor Susanna
  Prayer of Commitment                                                                                  Pastor Susanna   

Responding to God’s Word
*Invitation Hymn              Strong, Gentle Children                                         511

(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         I’m Gonna Eat at the Welcome Table                         424


  Prayer for the Bread and Cup                                                            Jerilyn Consla
  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                     There is a Balm in Gilead                                     501

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

 



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