ORDER OF WORSHIP 11:00 AM May 5, 2019 Rev. Bill Knechtel, Pastor Jorja Fobes, Choir Director Sherry Patton, Pianist pulaskipres.com
PRELUDE MEDITATION SILENT PRAYER
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
CALL TO WORSHIP:
Pastor: Let the name of the Lord be praised People: Both now and forever Pastor: For there is no other like the Lord People: Pouring out grace and mercy upon His people Pastor: Lifting the weak and the needy. People: Let the name of the Lord be praised!
INVOCATION AND LORD’S PRAYER
*HYMN: # 102 “There’s Something About That Name” (Sing twice) *UNISON PRAYER OF CONFESSION Pastor: The Lord be with you. People: And with your spirit. Pastor: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with us all. Let us pray: All: Almighty God, we ask your forgiveness for the misuse of those gifts you have so freely given. Pardon us for too often using them to satisfy our own selfish desires, while we have forgotten your cause and the needs of your people. Challenge us to use our special talents in serving you and in following the example of your Son, in whose name we pray. Amen.
*ASSURANCE OF PARDON AND HOPE
Pastor: Friends, this is the good news of the Gospel. People: In Jesus Christ we are forgiven. Thanks be to God.
*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH: The Apostles’ Creed, Selection 716
CHILDREN’S MESSAGE / CHILDREN EXCUSED TO JR. CHURCH
JOYS AND CONCERNS
THE PASTORAL PRAYER
THE WORSHIP OF GOD THROUGH TITHES AND OFFERINGS
*DOXOLOGY THE OFFERTORY PRAYER
*HYMN: # 18 “Come, We That Love the Lord”
SCRIPTURE READING: Mark 10:17-31
SERMON: Can’t Please Them All
*HYMN: # 106 "Praise Him! Praise Him!"
*THE BENEDICTION *THE POSTLUDE *Those who are able, please stand
MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST – The men will be serving breakfast next Sunday, May 12th, 9:30-10:30 AM in honor of all moms. Please come join us!
DIRECTORY INFORMATION – We are trying to put together a new photo directory for the church. Please enter your name and the requested information in the folder on the narthex table. Photos will be scheduled at a later date.
PULASKI MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM will be held on Sunday, May 26th at 12 PM at the Honor Roll.
MEMORIAL DAY – The 123rd annual New Bedford Memorial Day program will be held on Saturday, May 25 at 11:00 AM at the Memorial Park near Hopewell Cemetery in New Bedford. A parade will precede the program. All veterans from New Bedford, Pulaski and Frizzleburg are welcome to walk in the parade. Anyone who has a vintage car is also encouraged to join the parade. Participants will meet in the parking lot of the old school near the Lions’ Park by 10:15 AM. The parade begins at 10:30 AM.
BIRTHDAY WISHES TO: Shawn Huston May 5