Call to Worship
Leader: If you are able, please stand for the Call to Worship…People of God, who is the One we worship this morning?
All: The Holy One who is powerful and knowing, yet feels and embraces us just as we are.
Leader: People of God, who is the One to whom we bow down this morning?
All: The Holy One who gives us the choice to follow and to be faithful.
Leader: People of God, who is the One whom we acknowledge this morning as the giver of life?
All: The Holy One who provides fire to warm us and water to quench our thirst.
Leader: Yes! This morning we worship, bow down, and acknowledge the Holy One.
All: And we shall do so in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Amen.
People: And also with you!
Leader: Let us pray together…
God of grace and wonder, what a privilege you have given us to be vessels and participants in your“kindom.” Move us to give generously knowing we have been given gifts to ensure good ministry happens for the healing of the nations. We give them with joy. We share them with gladness. And we pray you magnify them for your kindom, in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Amen
Service February 12th
Acts 3 -10 Worldwide English (New Testament)
3 One day at three o'clock, Peter and John went to the temple to talk with God.
2 There was a man who had been born lame. He was carried and was laid at the gate of the temple every day. The gate was called Beautiful. He was brought there to beg. He asked for money from the people who went into the temple.
3 This man saw Peter and John ready to go into the temple. He begged them to give him something.
4 Peter and John looked at him. Peter said, `Look at us.'
5 The man looked at them. He thought they would give him something.
6 Then Peter said, `I have no money. But I will give you what I have. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, get up and walk!'
7 He took the man's right hand and raised him up. Right away his feet and ankles became strong.
8 He jumped to his feet and walked into the temple with them. He was so happy he jumped around and praised God.
9 All the people saw him walking and praising God.
10 And they knew that this was the man who sat begging at the temple gate which was called Beautiful. They were very much surprised at what had happened to him. They could hardly believe