October 18, 2015

 

Van Wyck Presbyterian Church

 October 18, 2015

 

PRELUDE                                                         Janesta Williams, Organist

 

THE LIFE AND WORK OF THE CHURCH             Roy Sansbury, Liturgist

 

 

ENTERING GOD’S HOUSE

 

 

QUIET MOMENT OF PREPARATION

 

 

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: Praise the Lord, for God is great indeed!

People: Let us sing praises for God’s glorious works.

Leader: We give glory, honor, and thanksgiving to the Lord.

People: God, the One, who makes and sustains all things.

 

 

*HYMN No. 720                                                                        Jesus Calls Us

 

*PRAYER OF CONFESSION: (Unison)

Merciful and gentle God, we have wanted reward without sacrifice. We have been unwilling to serve and have not humbled ourselves in obedience. Forgive us, gracious God. Remind us who we are and whose we are. Guide us to be true followers of your way, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

 

*CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE (Kyrie Eleison)

Lord, have mercy upon us.

Christ, have mercy upon us.

Lord, have mercy upon us.  Amen

 

*ASSURANCE OF PARDON

Leader: Know our sins are forgiven, for the Lord who made all things knows

our weaknesses. Therefore, turn away from sin and obey the ways

of the Lord. Be reconciled to the community in service and love.

People: Thanks be to God.

 

 

 

*RESPONSE TO GOD’S GRACE   (Hymn No. 468, vs. 1&3)

In my life, Lord, be glorified; be glorified.

In my life, Lord, be glorified today.

In your church, Lord, be glorified; be glorified.

In your church, Lord, be glorified today.

 

MOMENT WITH THE CHILDREN                                      Rosa Sansbury                        

A nursery is provided afterwards for children in Kindergarten and younger.

 

HEARING GOD’S WORD

 

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION

 

SCRIPTURE    Hebrews 5:1-10       New Testament Page 229 in pew Bible

 

SERMON        REMEMBER WHOSE YOU ARE          Rev. Overstreet

 

REMEMBERING OUR BAPTISM

1 Peter 2:9

Ephesians 4:1-3

Prayer

As we sing, you are invited to come to the font and touch the water.

 

HYMN No. 69                                                                       Here I Am, Lord

 

*THE APOSTLES’ CREED (question and answer)

Leader:   Do you believe in God the Father?

People:   I believe in God, the Father almighty,

   creator of heaven and earth.                                                       Leader:   Do you believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of God?                       People: I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord;

   who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,

   born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate,

   was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended to the dead.

   On the third day he rose again;

   he ascended into heaven,

   he is seated at the right hand of the Father, and he will  

   come to judge the living and the dead.                               Leader:   Do you believe in God the Holy Spirit?                                   People:   I believe in the Holy Spirit; the holy catholic church;

   the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins;

   the resurrection of the body;

   and the life everlasting.  Amen

 

 

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE AND THE LORD’S PRAYER

 

THE OFFERING

 

*THE DOXOLOGY NO. 606\

 

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

 

*HYMN OF RESPONSE No. 649   Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound

 

*BENEDICTION

 

*POSTLUDE

*Please stand.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Van Wyck

   Presbyterian Church

Established 1884

 

 

 

 

                                                

Rev. Mrs. Carson M. Overstreet, Pastor

5140 Old Hickory Road, Lancaster, S.C. 29720

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 68, Van Wyck, S. C. 29744

Email: vwpcpastor@comporium.net

Website: www.vanwyckpc.com

 

 

 

Sunday School 10:00 AM                        Worship Service 11:00 AM

 

CALENDAR AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Today                10:00 am      Sunday School

11:00 am      Worship Service

2:30 pm      Presbytery Meeting at Bethelwoods*

Claudia is our commissioner

 

Mon., Oct. 19     10:00 am      Presbyterian Women

Lesson by Shirley Cauthen

Linda Vaughan is hostess

 

Tues., Oct. 20     10:00 am      Bible Studay

 

Wed., Oct. 21     7:00 pm       Choir Practice

 

Mon., Oct. 26     7:00 pm       Mission Group

 

Thurs,Oct. 29   10:00 am       Stewardship Committee

 

Sun., Nov.  8         Noon       Stewardship Luncheon

 

Sun., Nov.15     4:30 pm        Rev. Overstreet’s Installation Service

 

 

As we pray today we will be remembering

Cedar Shoals Presbyterian Church in Richburg, SC and their 2 members.

 

 

*PRESBYTERY MEETING AT BETHELWOODS

This is a special meeting. Rev. Overstreet will be examined by members of the Presbytery at 3:25pm.  Plan to attend.  We should be there by 3:00 pm.

Meet at the church at 2:00 to carpool.

 

GREETERS AND USHERS:                                Don and Julia Willingham

 

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Halloween Boo Bash will take place at the community building on Saturday, October 24.

Games, train rides, bounce house, etc. all begin at 4:00 pm.

Hotdogs, chips and drinks will be available beginning at 4:30. No charge for these but a donation will be accepted.

Costume contest at 5:30 pm followed by the Candy Walk.

Join your neighbors and friends for lots of fun. For more information call Jane Massey at 285-6444.

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