Thanksgiving Eve Bulletin (no Outline, no video)

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by: Valerie Sneller

11/27/2019

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Prelude : Skit Guys Video: Attention to Thankfulness

Welcome

Call To Worship (Psalm 147)

One: Our help is in the name of our God, who made heaven and earth.

All: Amen.

One: Sing to the Lord with Thanksgiving.How good it is to celebrate God's presence and sing praise to God each day!

All: How good it is to sing praise and give honor to our God!

One: all of nature sings aloud of God's goodness… It is God who creates and sustains our world with his never ending love.

All: How good it is to sing praise and give honor to our God.

Opening prayer

Hymn: #559 Come, Ye Thankful People, Come

Prayer Of Confession:

One: Loving God, we gather today rich in blessings yet somehow believing you owe us the wealth and comforts that we enjoy.Forgive us, our God, for the attitude of entitlement.

All: Lord, have mercy upon us.

One: With our stomachs full of food we offer token gestures to the hungry in our world and feel we have done enough.Forgive us, God, for keeping a distance between "us" and "them" and closing our ears to the cries of the hungry.

All: Christ, have mercy upon us.

One: Father forgive us for clinging to our possessions rather than to you. Unite us with hearts of thanksgiving we may work to ensure freedom and justice for all.

All: Lord, have mercy upon us

Assurance Of Pardon:

One: “Hear what God has said to his people: "The Redeemer will come to Zion, to those… who repent of their sins."(Isaiah 59:20)

Response Of Gratitude:

All: "My command is this: love each other as I have loved you.Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." (John 15:12 -- 13)

Ministry Of Music: “Give Thanks With a Grateful Heart” music video

Scripture:Psalm 24:1-2; 1 Timothy 6:6-8

Message: Entitlement: The Enemy of Gratitude

Response to God

One: Let us give thanks to the Lord our Rock,
our Fortress and our Deliverer.
Let us remember his mercy
for he is gracious and compassionate.

All:We thank you, Lord, for calling us to faith in Christ, for putting yourSpirit within us for giving us the mind of Christ,for gathering us into your church.

One: We thank you, Lord,
for extending your grace to us,
for calling us to a life of gratitude,
for calling us to service in your Kingdom.


All: Thanks be to God!

One: Let us give thanks to the Lord,
for he satisfies the thirsty,
he fills the hungry with good things,
and he heals the afflicted.
Let us celebrate his abundant goodness.


All: We thank you, gracious Father, that you provide for all our needs,
for food on our tables, for the clothes on our bodies,
for the beds we sleep in, for the dwellings that shelter us.


One:We praise you, Lord,
for all your gifts that go beyond our basic needs,
for the things that make our work easier,
for the conveniences of modern life,
for the beauty and pleasure that you bring into our lives.


All: Thanks be to God!

Prayers of Intercession

THANKSGIVING OFFERING: -Offering For The Benevolent Fund Unless Otherwise Designated.

Prayer And Dedication: #620 We Give Thee But Thine Own

Hymn:#556 Now Thank We All Are God

Benediction

Sending Chorus: #624 Doxology

Prelude : Skit Guys Video: Attention to Thankfulness

Welcome

Call To Worship (Psalm 147)

One: Our help is in the name of our God, who made heaven and earth.

All: Amen.

One: Sing to the Lord with Thanksgiving.How good it is to celebrate God's presence and sing praise to God each day!

All: How good it is to sing praise and give honor to our God!

One: all of nature sings aloud of God's goodness… It is God who creates and sustains our world with his never ending love.

All: How good it is to sing praise and give honor to our God.

Opening prayer

Hymn: #559 Come, Ye Thankful People, Come

Prayer Of Confession:

One: Loving God, we gather today rich in blessings yet somehow believing you owe us the wealth and comforts that we enjoy.Forgive us, our God, for the attitude of entitlement.

All: Lord, have mercy upon us.

One: With our stomachs full of food we offer token gestures to the hungry in our world and feel we have done enough.Forgive us, God, for keeping a distance between "us" and "them" and closing our ears to the cries of the hungry.

All: Christ, have mercy upon us.

One: Father forgive us for clinging to our possessions rather than to you. Unite us with hearts of thanksgiving we may work to ensure freedom and justice for all.

All: Lord, have mercy upon us

Assurance Of Pardon:

One: “Hear what God has said to his people: "The Redeemer will come to Zion, to those… who repent of their sins."(Isaiah 59:20)

Response Of Gratitude:

All: "My command is this: love each other as I have loved you.Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." (John 15:12 -- 13)

Ministry Of Music: “Give Thanks With a Grateful Heart” music video

Scripture:Psalm 24:1-2; 1 Timothy 6:6-8

Message: Entitlement: The Enemy of Gratitude

Response to God

One: Let us give thanks to the Lord our Rock,
our Fortress and our Deliverer.
Let us remember his mercy
for he is gracious and compassionate.

All:We thank you, Lord, for calling us to faith in Christ, for putting yourSpirit within us for giving us the mind of Christ,for gathering us into your church.

One: We thank you, Lord,
for extending your grace to us,
for calling us to a life of gratitude,
for calling us to service in your Kingdom.


All: Thanks be to God!

One: Let us give thanks to the Lord,
for he satisfies the thirsty,
he fills the hungry with good things,
and he heals the afflicted.
Let us celebrate his abundant goodness.


All: We thank you, gracious Father, that you provide for all our needs,
for food on our tables, for the clothes on our bodies,
for the beds we sleep in, for the dwellings that shelter us.


One:We praise you, Lord,
for all your gifts that go beyond our basic needs,
for the things that make our work easier,
for the conveniences of modern life,
for the beauty and pleasure that you bring into our lives.


All: Thanks be to God!

Prayers of Intercession

THANKSGIVING OFFERING: -Offering For The Benevolent Fund Unless Otherwise Designated.

Prayer And Dedication: #620 We Give Thee But Thine Own

Hymn:#556 Now Thank We All Are God

Benediction

Sending Chorus: #624 Doxology

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