Today's Worship Service
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If you have further questions, you can contact the church office at 502-633-3345 or notate you would like more information in the attendance register when it is passed during the service.
May 22, 2022
Good morning, and thank you for joining us today!
There will be a congregational meeting after both worship services next week to vote on the Nominating Committee report.
The Grief Support group meets on Tuesday at 3:30.
Please call or email the church office if you have a graduate in your family this year. Graduates include preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school, college and graduate school. The graduates will be recognized during the 11:00 a.m. worship service Sunday, June 5th and printed in the June newsletter.
If you have any information for the church newsletter, please submit that to the church office by tomorrow.
Call to Worship - Ephesians 3:14-21
14 For this reason I kneel before the Father,
15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name.
16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being,
17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love,
18 may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ,
19 and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.
20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,
21 to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.
Hymn - Immortal, Invisible – #24, verses 1, 2, 3
Joys and Concerns
If you have a joy or a concern to share, please contact the church office at 502-633-3345 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If sharing about someone else, please have the person's permission before sharing.
Special Music - Redeemed - Choir
Scripture Reading - II Samuel 12:1-11a
1 The Lord sent Nathan to David. When he came to him, he said, “There were two men in a certain town, one rich and the other poor.
2 The rich man had a very large number of sheep and cattle,
3 but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. It shared his food, drank from his cup and even slept in his arms. It was like a daughter to him.
4 “Now a traveler came to the rich man, but the rich man refrained from taking one of
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his own sheep or cattle to prepare a meal for the traveler who had come to him. Instead, he took the ewe lamb that belonged to the poor man and prepared it for the one who had come to him.”
5 David burned with anger against the man and said to Nathan, “As surely as the Lord lives, the man who did this must die!
6 He must pay for that lamb four times over, because he did such a thing and had no pity.”
7 Then Nathan said to David, “You are the man! This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul.
8 I gave your master’s house to you, and your master’s wives into your arms. I gave you all Israel and Judah. And if all this had been too little, I would have given you even more.
9 Why did you despise the word of the Lord by doing what is evil in his eyes? You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife to be your own. You killed him with the sword of the Ammonites.
10 Now, therefore, the sword will never depart from your house, because you despised me and took the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your own.’
11 “This is what the Lord says: ‘Out of your own household I am going to bring calamity on you.
Message - The Twists and Turns of Life: David's
Invitation Hymn - Rock of Ages, #204, verses 1, 2, 3 (Both services)
All believers in Christ are invited to partake. You do not need to be a member of our church, or any church to share in communion with us. The bread and the cup are taken in unison following the words of institution.
Mother Teresa said that the hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. There are so many people hungry for love. It may not always be obvious, but so many people are in desperate need of a sense they are loved. It is the great yearning of every human heart. Come to this table and receive love.
The Lord's Prayer (spoken in unison)
Our Father, who are in heaven, hallowed be thy Name, they kingdom come, they will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not in to temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
Words of institution for the Bread:
"This is my body which is broken for you. Do this in remembrance of me."
Words of institution for the Cup:
"This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this as often as you drink it in remembrance of me