Sunday, July 8, 2018

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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!  We come as people entrusted with a story that has the power to heal the world.  Together we tend in our hearts the wonder of the story of God’s vision of love and provision.

  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) from Psalm 48
One: Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised in the city of our God.
Many: God’s holy mountain, beautiful in elevation,
is the joy of all the earth.
One: We ponder your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of your temple.
Many: Your name, O God, like your praise,
reaches to the ends of the earth.
One: Walk about Zion, go all around it, count its towers,
that you may tell the next generation that this is God,
our God forever and ever.
Many: God will be our guide forever.

*Opening Hymn       O God of Every Shining Constellation                          55

*Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer                                          Anna Miller
(using debts and debtors)

Proclaiming God’s Word
  Scripture Reading                                                                                     Caroline Steele
Gospel Lesson                      Mark 6:1-13
Pew Bible Page 1051 Large Print Bible Page 1560
              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)
  Anthem                                    Choir
  Prayer of Intercession
  Sermon                                         The Conflict of Honor                             Pastor Susanna
  Prayer of Commitment                                                                                  Pastor Susanna   

Responding to God’s Word
*Invitation Hymn                              Take My Life                                                     609

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

  Communion Hymn                    I Come with Joy                                             420

  Prayer for the Bread and Cup                                                        Anna Miller
  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 & the cup holds grape juice.)

  Offering Meditation and Prayer of Dedication
*Response                    Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                         47

Taking God’s Word to the World
*Parting Hymn             Go, My Children, with My Blessing                          431

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

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Call to Worship:     One: By the calling of God’s Holy Spirit, we gather in the name of the living Christ to worship God. Many: Su...