Grace Presbyterian Church
                           7 North 4th St.  Martins Ferry, Ohio  43935
                                               Ph. 740-633-2699   FAX 740-633-9624
                   email idamaecummins@gmail.com  www.gracechurchmartinsferry.org
                                               www.facebook.com/GracePresChurch
                  GRACE is an Open, welcoming church, come and be part of it!
                             "Here we experience the inclusiveness as God intended the world to be."                                                                                                                        Sunday, May 29, 2022    10:30 A.M.                                     
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Pastor: Paul P. Todd, CP.                                     Organist:  Sherry Stratton                                         Missionaries:  The Congregation

                    GOD Calls Us Together For Worship
                                    I rejoiced with those who said, "Let us go to the House of the Lord"  Ps. 122:1                   
                   
                                                                                                             

Welcome and Morning Announcements                           Pastor Paul Todd  Prelude                                                                               Carolyn Kibble                     

Call to Celebration                                                              Elder, Janice McMahon 

      L:    You, O Lord, are the Most High over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods..            P:    Let those who love the Lord hate evil, for he guards the lives of his faithful one                    and delivers them from the hand of the wicked.

      L:     Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.             

ALL:     Rejoice in the Lord, you who are righteous, and praise His holy name.                                                   

                                                                      
*Hymn of Praise           "Ye Servants of God"                             #17/Screen

Prayer of Confession of Sins and Mistakes                         

    Time for Silent Personal Prayer and Reflection
(Unison)  Heavenly Father, we so want to be right in Your eyes.  Yet Your Holy Word makes it clear to us that our righteousness does not come from us, or from any attempts to keep the Law.  In fact, we find great relief when we learn that we do not have to perform for You to earn Your love.  All You require for us is to place our faith in Your precious son., our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Nevertheless, we do get distracted at times, and find ourselves attempting to secure Your love by our own efforts.  Have mercy upon us Lord.  Forgive us, O God, when we lapse back into our worldly mindset of performance.  Forgive us for when we lose sight of the simple goal of loving Christ with all of our hearts.  We pray this in His holy name.
  Amen 

The Assurance of Being Pardoned of our Sins

*The Gloria Patri                                                                 Screen

                        

The Children's Sermon                                                             Pastor Paul Todd

Hymn of Prayer        "The Solid Rock"                                      #404/Screen

 

Morning Prayer and Lord's Prayer (Debts & Debtors)            

Special Music                                                     Pastor Myron Seals                                          

We Hear GOD's Word to Us 
      "Thy Word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path."  Psalm 119:105

Scripture Lesson  Acts 16:16-34                           Elder, Janice McMahon

The Good News:                 "Chains Are Broken"

                                                     Pastor Paul Todd

*Hymn of Service       "My Faith Looks Up to Thee"                         #354/Screen

 

  We Offer Our Gifts and Lives Before GOD

"They gave themselves first to the Lord"  3nd Cor. 8:5

An Opportunity to rededicate your life & bring your offering to GOD

Prayer of Dedication of our Tithes and Gifts to GOD              

Offertory                                                                                                                                    Carolyn Kibble

*Doxology                                                                                   Screen

* Blessing and Sending                                        Pastor Paul Todd

* Blessing Response  "Go Now and Live For the Savior          #610/ Screen

   Postlude                                                                                        Carolyn Kibble

                      GRACE Church is a church with a glorious Past,   

                                            An Active Present,    And a Greater Future!

                                        Come and be part of it!

*Indicates that those who are able may stand for worship.

*We no long pass an Offering Plate.  You may bring your offering to an

  Offering Station anytime during worship.

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7:00 PM

CLOSED

UNTIL

VIRUS

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