“Thanksgiving”

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things.”
Mya Angelou

“I want to thank my parents for raising me to have confidence that is somehow disproportionate with my looks and abilities. Well done. That is what all parents should do.”
Tina Fey

Entry of the Written Word

Territorial Acknowledgement

Call to Worship

Hymn 803 “Come, ye thankful people, come”

Prayer of Approach and sung Lord’s Prayer (sung Hymn Book 831)

Peace Invocation: “Shalom”
(Words and music Donald J. Regan)

May the peace of The Lord be with you,
At home and in your heart
Shalom with you a-bide
Through the day and night
Every day of your life.

Passing the Peace

Introit: “You Are the Voice”
words and music by David Haas

Welcome and Announcements

Hymn 807 “We plough the fields and scatter”

Today in Sunday school:
Children in Kindergarten and up please go to Room 202 after the children’s story.
Nursery/preschool care available in Room 107

Scripture Reading

First Reading: Philippians 4:4-9
Gospel: Luke 17:11-19

Presentation of Offering
Donations may be offered through debit, phone, or credit cards, at the Giving Table 20 minutes before worship or 30 minutes following worship.

Offertory anthem: “We Give You Thanks”
Words and music by David Haas – Chancel  choir

Hymn “For the life that you have given

Prayer of Dedication

Sermon: “The Courage of Gratitude”

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Hymn 435 “All things bright and beautiful”

Benediction

Closing song: “Walk with me”

Walk with me, I will walk with you;
And build the land that God has planned
Where love shines through.
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