FRIDAY MID-DAY EUCHARIST
11 February, 2011
“…leave your gift there before the altar and go, first be reconciled to your brother or sister…”
- Matthew 5:24
Gathering for Praise
Hymn* In Christ There is No East or West UMH 548
O God, the strength of all who hope in you,
we can accomplish nothing good without you.
Help us to see and to understand the things we ought to do,
and give us the grace and power to do them,
through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Hearing God’s Word
Psalm Psalm 119:1-8 UMH 841
Epistle Lesson 1 Corinthians 3:1-9
Gospel Acclamation* Alleluia UMH 186
Gospel Lesson* Matthew 5:21-37
Moment of Silence and Meditation
Responding in Faith
Prayers of the People
From the New Century Hymnal, United Church of Christ
Musical Setting A UMH 17
The Lord’s Prayer*
Giving the Bread and CupRice wafers on the altar are for those with gluten intolerance.
Music during Communion They’ll Know We are Christians FWS 2223
Prayer after Receiving*
Eternal God, you have called your people from east and west and north and south to feast at the table of Jesus Christ. We thank you for Christ’s presence in the spiritual food of his body and blood.
By the power of your Holy Spirit, keep us faithful to your will.
Go with us to the streets, to our homes, and to our places of labor and leisure, that wherever we are gathered or scattered, we may be the servant church of the servant Christ, in whose name we rejoice to pray. Amen.
Departing to Serve
Hymn* Blessed be the Tie That Bind UMH 557
*Rise in body and spirit as you are able.
+Tuesday, 15 February, Service of Word and Table: Ms. Felisha Chism, Second Year MDiv., Baptist
+Thursday, 17 February, Service of Word: Dr. Arun Jones, Hankey Associate Professor of World Evangelism
+ Friday, 18 February, Friday Eucharist: Rev. Susan Henry-Crowe, Dean of the Chapel and Religious Life, Emory University
+All services begin at 11:05 a.m.
Organist: Sarang Love
Reader: Dalan Vanterpool
Celebrant: Rev. Susannah Davis, Pastor, Kirkwood United Church of Christ
Deacon: Kim Sorrells
Cantor: Lori Clayton
Bread Baker: Anna Tew
Worship Office Coordinators: Krista Ehst, Sarah Hedgis, Lee Curtis, Anna Tew
The Great Thanksgiving: New Century Hymnal, United Church of Christ
Prayers of the People: Intercessions for the Christian People, ed. Gail Ramshaw, (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press).
Opening Prayer: Sundays and Seasons: Year A 2011, (Augsburg Fortress, 2010).