SERVICE OF WORD AND TABLE: Celebration of All Saints Day

Candler School of Theology

Service of Word and Table

November 2, 2010 | Celebration of All Saints Day

Prelude                                                                                   Wild At Heart

Processional                                                               I Sing a Song of the Saints of God                                                                           UMH 712         

Opening Prayer

      With all your saints across the generations                                                

      we gather, Holy God, to approach your mystery and hear your                                 

      Word of judgment and blessing.

      We come in union with those who have gone before us

            in righteousness and truth.

      Lead us to walk in your ways

            and observe your commandments,

       through Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

Hearing God’s Word


Gospel Acclamation                                                                          Alleluia                                                                           Community of Taize

Gospel Lesson                                                                             Luke 6:20-31

 

Sermon

Responding in Faith

Anthem                                                                           Go Rest High on that Mountain                                                                         Vince Gill

Bidding Prayers

      You are invited to voice brief prayers during the times of silence.

Offertory

Great Thanksgiving                                                                                                                                                                          FWS #2257

The Lord’s Prayer

Giving of the Bread and Cup

            The chalice in the center station contains wine, the other, grape juice,

            Rice wafers on the altar are for those with gluten intolerance

      Music during Communion

            On Jordan’s Stormy Banks                                                                                                                                     arr. K. Lee Scott                     

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. Amen.

Departing to Serve

Hymn                                                                             Shall We Gather at the River                                                                            UMH 723

                                                                                                                                                                                               Stanzas 1,3,4

Blessing

Announcements

+Thursday, Nov. 4, Service of Word: Preacher-Dr. Brent Strawn, Associate Professor of Old Testament. Committee of 100 in attendance.

+Friday, Nov. 5, Mid-Day Eucharist: Presider-Rev. Laura Cheifetz, Director of the Leading Generations Initiative, The Fund for Theological Education

+Tuesday, Nov. 9: Concert by The American Boychoir, Dr. Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Litton-Lodal Music Director.

+All services begin at 11:05 a.m.

Worship Notes 

Greeters:  Nicole Symmonds & Reggie Willborn

Choir: Candler Singers

Organist:  Jamie Shiell

Musicians:  Wild at Heart.  David Benson 96T, Thomas Elliott 87T 97T, Herzen

Andone 91T, John Merk 06T, Bob Winstead 87T, Rob Lanford

Preacher/Celebrant:  Dr. L. Edward Phillips 79T, Associate Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology

Liturgists: Chwi Woon Kim, Abiba Alice Shomari, Cezanne Pace

Deacon:  Steve Reneau

Servers:  Sam Lewis, Jenna Strizak, Marshall Jolly, Daniel Song, Jeong-Oh Kim

Worship Office Coordinators: Krista Showalter Ehst, Bernardo Luis, Mary Page Wilson, Megan Worthman, Amanda Kelly, Sarah Hedgis