ORDER OF SERVICE- January 2nd, 2022 (Pre-recorded)
Delivered by Elder Richard Dravid

Welcome & Announcements – Lacey Bridgebassie

Call to Worship (Read Responsively) – Lacey & Arona Bridgebassie
Leader: We have life because God created it.
All: Life had its beginning in God.
L: We need not fear the end of life.
A: In God, it will come to completion and its meaning will be fully revealed.
L: All creation, including us, will find fulfillment in God.
L & A: Now we see in part. Then we shall see face to face.
Let us worship God, who is the Creator of Life and the Victor over death!

Opening Prayer – Lacey Bridgebassie

Prayer for Illumination- Liam Dravid

Scripture Reading: Exodus 3: 1-11 and Isaiah 60: 1-6 – Liam Dravid

Gospel: Matthew 2: 1-14 – Rodney Sookhansingh

Song: O Happy Day

Children’s Time: “What Is Epiphany?” – Annabelle Dravid

The Message: “Conversation with God-Is He Listening?” – Richard Dravid

Prayer of Adoration – Richard Dravid

Prayer of Confession (Let Us Pray Together)
Merciful God, In your gracious presence
we confess our sin and the sin of this world.
As we gather to celebrate your gift of love
we recall with sorrow the times when we forget you
and are divided one from the other.
How often our thoughts, our words, and our actions,
have betrayed the goodness you have shown to us.
Forgive us, merciful God.
Mend what is broken.
Heal the wounded relationships that separate us from you and one another;
As we cling to the values of a broken world,
The profit and pleasures we pursue
lay waste the land and pollute the seas.
Lord have mercy upon us.
Heal us, forgive us, and set us free
to serve you in the world as agents of your reconciling love in Jesus Christ.

Assurance of Forgiveness – Richard Dravid

Song: We Three Kings

Prayers of the People – Richard Dravid

Lord’s Prayer (In Unison)
Our Father, who art in heaven,
Hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done in earth,
As it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts,
As we forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation,
But deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
The power, and the glory, forever and ever.
Amen.

Invitation/Blessing of the Offering – Richard Dravid
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Hymn/Song: Open The Eyes Of My Heart Lord

Prayer of Dedication – Rodney Sookhansingh

Benediction – Richard Dravid

Closing Hymn: Go Now In Peace