*Opening Songs of Worship: Here I Am to Worship Insert Welcome to Worship
with the *Call to Confession UPPER PATH VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN CONGREGATION *Silent Prayers of Confession
*Words of Assurance of God’s Forgiveness November 23, 2008 11:00 a.m.
*Song of Response #372: I Then Shall Live (vv. 1 & 3) Rev. Meagan M. Boozer, Pastor Christine Metcalfe, Organist
Lay Leader: Ben Walters
*One: May the peace of Christ be with you.
*All: And also with you. ~ We Gather in the Spirit ~
*One: Please share the peace of Christ with one another. Welcome
If you are visiting with us, we welcome you! ~ We Share in His Word ~
Prelude Offering of Music from the Children’s Choir Directed by Dawn Johnson Responsive Call to Worship: One: We have come away from rush and hurry, Prayer for Illumination All: let us listen to the stillness of God’s peace. One: From our striving and expectations and ambitions, Scripture Reading: Proverbs 3:5-10 All: let us come to Christ to find rest. One: Bring your thirsts, for he will quench them, God’s Message for all the Followers: All: he alone will satisfy. What Do You Want For Christmas This Year? One: Open your heart for the fullness of the Spirit, All: in the Spirit we find healing, hope, and overflowing ~ Sealed in the Sacrament of Baptism ~ love. *Hymn #437: Jesus Loves Me (vv. 1 & 2) Unison Prayer of Invitation: Holy God, we call out to you. We have come because we *The Apostles’ Creed need to be with you. We need to tell you what your One: Do you believe in God the Father? presence means in our lives. We need to tell you how All: I believe in God the Father almighty, creator of grateful we are to know you through knowing Jesus, to heaven and earth. know your grace, and to know that you will never turn One: Do you believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of God? away from us. We welcome the fullness of your Holy All: I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord, Spirit now. Come and bring life beyond our who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the comprehension to this house of worship today. This we Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was pray in the name of Jesus the Savior, Amen. crucified, died, and was buried; He descended to
the dead. On the third day He rose again; he Welcome to ascended into heaven, he is seated at the right
hand of God the Father, and he will come to judge
the living and the dead. Upper Path Valley
One: Do you believe in God the Holy Spirit?
All: I believe in the Holy Spirit, the worldwide Presbyterian Church Christian Church, the communion of saints, the
forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, Spring Run, Pennsylvania and the life everlasting. Amen. The Sacrament of Baptism: Lily Mae Bair and Shelby Lin Johnson
Hymn #437: Jesus Loves Me (v. 3) ~ We Respond in Faith ~ The Bringing of our Tithes, Gifts, & Love Offerings *The Doxology #34 *Prayers of Thanksgiving, Intercession, and Dedication