Payette United Methodist Church
July 30, 2023 – 11:00 AM
Passing the Peace: “Family of God”
Calling Song: “Come, Christians, Join to Sing” UMH#158 vs. 1-3
Call to Worship - Mike Hall
One: Look, our King will come to us!
Many: God is just and victorious!
One: The bow used in battle will be cut off.
Many: There will be peace among the nations!
One: There will be peace among the nations, and may it begin with us.
Many: Amen! Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with us!
Opening Prayer (in unison) - Mike Hall
God of love, to whom our hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hidden: cleanse our hearts by the power of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy name; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Hymn: “Gloria Patri” UMH#70
Scripture Reading 1 Kings 3:5-12 (CEB)
Praise Song: “Love Divine All Loves Excelling” Music Team
Prayers of the People Pastor Mary Beth
Prayer Hymn: “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” UMH#139 vs. 1,3,4
Message: Pastor Mary Beth Romans 8:26-39 (CEB)
Praise Song: “Your Love Never Fails” Music Team
May God bless you and keep you; may God’s face shine upon you and be gracious unto you; may God’s countenance be lifted upon you and give you peace, from this day forth and forevermore.
Many: And now, God, send us out to do the work that you have given us to do: to love and serve you as faithful witnesses of Christ our Lord. To Christ, to you, and to the Holy Spirit be all honor and glory, now and forever, Amen.