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A caution regarding Prayers of the People online: Folks gathered in-person often recount a lot of detail in their prayers concerning other members or family (“Elderly Name, living alone, experiencing isolation…”). In a private, in-person gathering, this information may be safe, but online, it can expose vulnerable people to harm, since we can’t control who will join the gathering or access it later online. Please contact the Pastor directly by text or phone with prayer requests. Pastor Nathan will be prudent in offering prayers i.e. “For First name only, in need of healing”; “For First name only, comfort in grief” etc. Please contact the pastor directly with news of those needing extra pastoral care.


The Way for Worship at Trinity United Church of Christ

January 9, 2022                                                                                               11am

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

Greeting and Announcements

Centering Music and lighting of altar candles

*Responsive Intent
Come beloved, seekers of God’s wonders…
We come to the river – the sparkling river.
Come beloved, seekers of God’s creative spirit…
We come to the river – the buoyant river.
Come beloved, seekers of God’s assurance…
We come to the river – the cleansing river.
Come beloved, seekers of God’s nurture and care…
We come to the river – the healing river.
Come beloved, seekers of God’s abiding presence…
We come to the river – the refreshing river.

Anthem           What Ruler Wades                         by David Hurd

Morning Prayer Concerns and Celebrations
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.

Hymn              Home by Another Way               by J.H. Hopkins/ lyrics by Anna Strickland


Hearing the Sacred Word

A Reading from the Scripture

Sermon                                                                               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


Celebrations in January

10 Anne L.


Prayer Concerns

– Joyce O.
– George S.
– Those traveling




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