Sep. 20, 2020
Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost
September 20, 2020
The Altar Flowers Are Given To The Glory Of God And
In celebration of my husband’s birthday, Kazuhiro Aoyagi, as well as my brother’s birthday, Douglas Deeds.
Thanks be to Christ!
- Debbie Aoyagi
GATHERING AND PRAISE
Word Of God Speak
Music Call To Worship:
Speak, O Lord
Spoken Call To Worship
Rev. Rich Vaughan
The Mighty One, God the Lord,
Speaks and summons the earth
From the rising of the sun to its setting.
Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty,
God shines forth.
O Worship The King
Young Disciples Moment
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
Joys and Concerns
Be Still And Know
1 Samuel 3:1-10
Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord in the
presence of Eli. And the word of the Lord was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision.
At that time, Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his own place. The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying down in the temple of the Lord, where the ark of God was.
Then the Lord called Samuel, and he said, “Here I am!” and ran to Eli and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” but he said, “I did not call; lie down again.” So he went and lay down.
And the Lord called again, “Samuel!” and Samuel arose and went to Eli and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” But he said, “I did not call, my son; lie down again.” Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord, and the word of the Lord had not yet been revealed to him.
And the Lord called Samuel again the third time. And he arose and went to Eli and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” Then Eli perceived that the Lord was calling the boy. Therefore Eli said to Samuel, “Go, lie down, and if he calls you, you shall say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant hears.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place.
And the Lord came and stood, calling as at other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant hears.”
Rev. Richard C. Vaughan
In the Still of the Night
Here I Am Lord