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            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, February 5, 2023
 ----    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 & Announcements                                           Pastor Paul Todd    Prelude                                                                               Sherry Stratton    Call to Celebration                                                                       Elder, Linda Archer

     L:     Welcome, friends, to this Holy day.

     P:    We come to offer thanks; we come to sing and pray.

    L:    Welcome, friends, to this time we set apart,

    P:     A time to remember those we love, and time to remember the Holy promises of                    GOD.

    L:     Welcome, friends, to this table of remembrance and joy,

    P:     The table where we are fed, the feast we share with many.

ALL:      Welcome, friends, and let us worship GOD.

                                                                      
*Hymn of Praise          "Great Is Thy Faithfulness"                       #43, or screen                              

Prayer of Confession of Sins and Mistakes                         

    Time for Silent Personal Prayer and Reflection
(Unison) Gracious and loving God, open our hearts so that we are able to admit to You the fullness of our lives - that which is beautiful and good, and that which is hurtful and hateful.  We confess that we do not follow Jesus in all that we do.  We love with condition.  We judge and condemn.  We cast the first stone and keep the logs in our own eyes.  We do not turn to You as the source of our healing.  Forgive us, we pray.  Forgive our sins and empower us to be imitators of Christ in love and service. Amen.    

The Assurance of Being Pardoned of our Sins

*The Gloria Patri                                                                               Screen

 

Ritual of Friendship               

The Children's Sermon        "The Mystery Box"                                                      

 

Hymn of Prayer     "O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee"                  #451                            

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 Reading                Matthew 5:13-20               Elder, Linda Archer

The Good News:              "The Greatest Task"                                                                                                    Pastor Paul Todd

*Hymn of Approach     "Let Us Break Bread Together"                         #323 

SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION

We Offer Our Gifts and Lives Before GOD

"They gave themselves first to the Lord" 2nd 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                                                                            Sherry Stratton          *Doxology                                                                                          

     

* Blessing and Sending                                          Pastor Paul Todd

* Blessing Response    "Go Now and Live for the Savior"                       #610     

   Postlude                                                                               Sherry Stratton                   

       

  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.

Conclusion of Worship - Beginning of Service

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7:00 PM

CLOSED

UNTIL

VIRUS

PASSES

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