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The Way for Worship at Trinity United Church of Christ    January 23, 2022 11am

* Indicates please rise in body and/or in spirit

*Gathering Music May We Shine a Light of Love     by Joyce Poley   Permission granted  2016

May we shine a light of love*

May we shine a light of love*

With every thought, with every step we take,

May we shine a light of love*

(*Each verse, substitute peace,  hope, or faith)


Greeting and Announcements 

Another Good Snowy Morning! 

 Centering Music and lighting of altar candles

*Responsive Intent 

Leader: Spirit is upon, within, and all around us. 

With hearts open to receive the good news of God’s good ways, 

All: let us worship God


*Hymn        God of Grace and God of Glory    NCH 436     


 Morning Prayer Concerns and Celebrations

No Birthdays/Anniversaries



Rachel’s brother, uncle, cousins


JoAnna granddaughter, others


Helena L hopefully February


Jim S. was hospitalized, fixed that but weak now 

daily PT/OT to regain mobility and balance

Joyce O.


 Prayers of the People and Lord’s Prayer                                                    

   Our Mother-Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.

   Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

 Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

  And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

  For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever.   



 Hearing the Sacred Word                                

  A Reading from the Gospels     Luke 4:14-21

  Anthem          Amen, Amen!                          

  Sermon         A Little too Familiar                           Rev. Nathan King


Giving of Our Gifts to God

  Invitation to Offering      

  Offertory and Bringing of Our Gifts                                   

 *Praise Response Doxology

  Prayer of Dedication


Going Forth with Good News

  *Chiming of the Trinity                                  (In the name of the Creator, Christ and Holy Spirit)   


  *Closing Song      Go Tell It On the Mountain  NCH 154       

       Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from OneLicense with license #A714152

 Prayer Concerns

– Rachel’s friends
– JoAnna’s granddaughter
– Helena L.
– Jim S.
– Joyce O.

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