Order of Service

 

Celebration of America

 

 

 FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST                                                 JULY 5, 2009

 

Pre Service Music………………....…………….......................….............Thomas Mahoney

 

Welcome and Concerns of the Church........................................................Pastor

 

Bringing in the Light of Christ..................................................................Acolytes

 

*Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America

        “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic

 For which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”    

 

*Hymn 601 “Star-Spangled Banner”...................................................................KEY

 

*The Pledge of Allegiance to the Christian Flag

           “I pledge allegiance to the Christian Flag and to the Savior for whose Kingdom it stands, one brotherhood uniting all Christians in service and love.”

 

*Hymn 517 “Onward, Christian Soldiers”...................................................SULLIVAN

 

Prayer of Adoration.......................................................................................Pastor

 

Responsive Reading 673 “Civil Power”...........................................Romans 13:1-8

 

Hymn 602 “America”............................................................THESAURUS MUSICUS

 

Hymn 603 “The Blessing of Almighty God”...........................................EISENHOWER

 

*Hymn 599 “God of Our Fathers”................................................................WARREN

Mike Chilcutt, Trumpet Fanfare

 

 

 

  Invitation to Give........................................................................................Pastor

 

                      OFFERTORY MUSIC “Music of Early America”...................CHILCUTT

Mike Chilcutt, Trumpet

                      *The Doxology.............................................................BOURGEOIS

 

                      *Dedication of Offering..........................................................Pastor

 
  ** A Time for Children...............................................................................Pastor
 
SOLO.............................. “God Bless the U.S.A.” ...................................ARRANGED

Mary Cantrell, Alto

 

 A Tribute to Our Military Personnel..........................................................Pastor

 

 Prayer for Our Military Personnel.............................................................Pastor

 

 Hymn 600 “America the Beautiful”...............................................................WARD

 

 Meditation.............................. “Living Under Two Flags” .............................Pastor

 

 A Prayer for Independence Day........................................................Shirley Luna

 

 SOLO...................................God Bless America” .....................................BERLIN

Josh Moore, Baritone

 

 Benediction.................................................................................................Pastor

 

 The Light Goes Into the World................................................................Acolytes

 

 Postlude....................................................................................................Organist

 

 

   *Those who are able, please stand

   **Children, ages 3-grade 1, may go to Children’s Church after this time.

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