Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Please rise in body and/or spirit as you are able.  

Voluntary                                                                                Prelude in A Minor                                                                Johann Sebastian Bach


God among us, we gather in the name of your Son

to learn love for one another.

Keep our feet from evil paths.

Turn our minds to your wisdom

and our hearts to the grace revealed in your Son, Jesus Christ,

our Savior and Lord. Amen.


Hymn                                                                           God of Grace and God of Glory                                                                            UMH 577

Gospel Acclamation                                                           Alleluia Community of Taizé                                                                      We Will Rejoice

Gospel Lesson Luke 16:1-13

The Word of God for the people of God.

Thanks be to God.



Pastoral Prayer

Offertory What Does the Lord Require of You  

Musical Setting BUMH 19

The Lord’s Prayer

You are invited to pray in your own first language.

Giving the Bread and Cup

Anthem For the Bread Which You Have Broken Timothy Shaw

The chalice in the center station contains wine; the others, grape juice.  Rice wafers on the altar are for those with gluten intolerance.

Prayer after Receiving

Eternal God, we give you thanks for this holy mystery

  in which you have given yourself to us.

Grant that we may go into the world

in the strength of your Spirit,

  to give ourselves for others,

in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Closing Hymn                                   

 I Want to Walk as a Child of Light                                                                          UMH 206

 Would I Have Answered When You Called                              FWS 2137


Source:  Sundays and Seasons, Year C. (Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress)

Source:  Prayers for a Privileged People by Walter Brueggemann (2008).

Words and Music: Jim Strathdee. © 1986 Desert Flower Music.

TFWS #2174

Cannon Chapel communion servers wear albs, a standard garment worn by liturgical ministers of many denominations. The rope around some servers’ waists is a cincture.

Worship Notes

Greeters:  Trent Lloyd, Kim Cooper

Organist: Dr. Timothy E. Albrecht, Professor of Church Music/University Organist

Choir: The Candler Singers; Barbara Day Miller, director; Jamie Shiell, accompanist

Readers: John Blount, Edie DeVilbiss

Preacher/Presider: Dr. Anne Burkholder, Associate Dean of Methodist Studies; Professor in the Practice of Ecclesiology and Church Leadership

Deacon: Lisa Carboni

Servers: Byung Whun Choi, Marshall Jolly, Dr. Arun W. Jones, Hankey Associate Professor of World Evangelism, Travis Sneed, Kalif Smith 

Bread Baker: Anna Tew

Worship Office Coordinators: Kim Jenne, Kenny McGill, Randall Wright

Eucharistic Prayer: Lift Up Your Hearts, Year C. (Akron: OSL Publications)

Training for deacons and those desiring to assist at the Table: 

Today, Sept. 14, immediately following worship. Meet at the altar table.


Upcoming Worship:

  • Thurs., (9/16) W @ 11:05 a.m.: Dr. David L. Petersen, Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs; Franklin N. Parker Professor of Old Testament
  • Fri., (9/17) T @ 11:05 a.m.: Bishop Woodie W. White, Bishop in Residence (UMC)
  • Sun., (9/19) W&T @ 11:00 a.m.: Rev. Saul Burleson, Program Development Specialist, Emory University, Religious Life Office
  • Tues., (9/21) W&T @ 11:05 a.m.: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: Favorite songs led by Candler Choirs & Musicians