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The Way for Worship at  Trinity United Church of Christ

July 17, 2022                                                                                              11am

*Gathering Music                 Enter, Rejoice and Come In                        NCH 73

Greeting and Announcements                                  Rev. Dr. Cathy Cook

Centering Music and lighting of altar candles

*Responsive Intent
One: There is so much to distract us, God: Deadlines and billboards. Glossy magazines and colourful websites. The “beep” of an incoming message. The long “to do” list. The friends to stay in touch with. The birthday parties not to be missed! Appointments. Play dates. Homework. Projects. Repairs. Finance. Worries. Parents. Children. Friends.
All: Help! We come here, Holy One, to re-group and re-gather. Welcome us into a time of re-organizing our priorities and listening to your calling, sifting word. Welcome us in.

*Hymn                                O Grant Us Light                            NCH 317

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 kindom 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 kindom, and the power, and the glory, forever.


Hearing the Sacred Word

Anthem                 Mikotoba O Kudasai (Make a Gift of Your Holy Word)                     by Shozo Kozoma

A Reading from the Hebrew Prophets             Amos 8:1-12                   Rev. Dr. Cathy Cook

Sermon                                        “Use Your Sifter”                                      Rev. Nathan King


Giving of Our Gifts to God

Invitation to Offering

Offertory and Bringing of Our Gifts     

*Praise Response                                               Doxology
  Praise God from whom all blessings flow
  Praise God all creatures here below
  Praise God above your heavenly hosts
  Creator, Christ, and Holy Ghost

Prayer of Dedication


Going Forth with Good News

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


*Closing Song                              In All Our Living                                          NCH 499

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Celebrations in July

23 Ken S.



In Need of Prayers

– Dan – father of Cole L.
– Antonio
– Pat L.
– Cindy R.
– Rev. Alan M.
– Revs. Jerry and Marion
– Jacob
– Palestine/Israel
– Ukraine/Russia
– Buffalo
– Uvalde
– Highland Park



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