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M E A R N S   K I R K

O R D E R     O F    S E R V I C E

 

7th January 2018                                                                       10.15am Service

 

Welcome

 

Call to Worship

 

Hymn                                       JP67                                          Hallelu, Hallelu

 

Family Time

 

Hymn                                       JP252                   The wise man built his house

 

Call to Prayer

 

Prayer

 

First Readings:             Psalm 40: 1-8 (P486)   Bryan Robertson

                                    1 Peter 2: 1-12 (P211)

The Word of God became a human being and we heard his voice in our midst

 

Second Reading:         Matthew 22: 34-40 (P22)

The Risen Word speaks to us from God’s future and calls us to newness of Life

 

Hymn                                       356                              Meekness and majesty

 

Family News

 

Offering:  We give our gifts for the work of God in the Church and the World

 

Hymn                                      807   Praise God from whom all blessings flow

 

Prayers of Gratitude and Concern

 

Hymn                                       206                                       Break not the circle

 

Sermon 

 

Hymn                                       519                                                    Love divine

 

Benediction

Sung Threefold Amen

(Please remain standing)