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									                   SERVICE FOR THE LORD’S DAY
                            * Those who are able please stand.

WE MEET GOD                                                                                      GOD’S WORD FOR US                                                                                 Offering Of Our Gifts, Tithes, and Selves To God
   Prelude – Für Elise ........................................ Ludwig van Beethoven                                                                                                                 At this time, we ask worshipers to print their names in the friendship pad
                                                                                                           The Lord be with you. And also with you.
                            Harry Hoke, IV, piano                                                                                                                                                                          as it is passed down the pew.
   Welcome and Announcements ..................................... Dr. Banbury                         Prayer for Illumination                                                Rev. Collins         Musical Offering – There is a Balm in Gilead ..................Mark Hayes
     Choral Introit – Christians, We Have Met............... Douglas Wagner                            Lesson One– Genesis 28:10-19a................................. Bible Page 24                                                          Michael Hoke, tenor
                                                                                                           The Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.                                                *Doxology – Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow ........ No. 592
    *Call to Worship
       The heavens are telling the glory of God;                                                       Time with Children ......................................................... Dr. Banbury   *Hymn – Sing Praise to God, Who Reigns Above ...................... No. 483
       and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.                                                      Lesson Two – Matthew 13:24- 30, 36-43 .................. Bible Page 14                     *Charge and Benediction (Please greet those with whom we have worshipped.)
       Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night
       declares knowledge.                                                                                 The Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.                                                *Choral Response – Go in Peace ...................................... Hal Hopson
       There is no speech, nor are there words;                                                        Sermon – How Blissful Is Ignorance, Really? ....................... Rev. Keyes             *Postlude – Finale............................................................. G. F. Handel
       their voice is not heard;
       Yet their voice goes out through all the earth,                                                 *Hymn – Come, Ye Thankful People, Come............................. No. 551
       and their words to the end of the world.                                                                                                                                                   Our worship leaders today are Brint Pratt Keyes, former Parish
       Praise the LORD!                                                                                                                                                                           Associate for the Open Door; Mary Kay Collins, Associate Pastor
    *Hymn of Praise – Morning Has Broken ................................. No. 469               OUR RESPONSE TO GOD                                                                              for Pastoral Care; and Rosalind Banbury, Associate Pastor for
    *Prayer of Confession                                                                          *Affirmation of Faith ...................................................... Rev. Collins      Adult Ministries.
       Almighty and merciful God, we have erred and strayed                                           The Heidelberg Catechism ...................................................No. 14
       from your ways like lost sheep. We have followed too                                           Q. What is your only comfort, in life and in death?                                         The flowers in the chancel are given to the glory of God in
       much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have                                        A. That I belong – body and soul, in life and in death –                                    memory of George N. Thrift and Suzanne Johnson by their
       offended against your holy laws. We have left undone                                           not to myself but to my faithful Savior, Jesus Christ, who                                  family. The flowers in the memorial corridor are given to the
       those things which we ought to have done, and we have                                          at the cost of his own blood has fully paid for all my sins                                 glory of God in memory of Dr. William H. Harris, Jr., Mr. and
       done those things which we ought not to have done.                                             and has completely freed me from the dominion of evil;                                      Mrs. Benjamin P. Eppes, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Noel Morgan, and Mr.
       O Lord, have mercy upon us. Spare those who confess                                            that he protects me so well that without the will of my                                     and Mrs. Joseph Archie Oglesby and in honor of Mrs. Katherine
       their faults. Restore those who are penitent, according to                                     Father in heaven not a hair can fall from my head;                                          Kraft Harris by Elizabeth Eppes Harris and Joseph Archie
       your promises declared to the world in Christ Jesus our                                        indeed, that everything must fit his purpose for my                                         Oglesby, III, who were married yesterday in the Sanctuary.
       Lord. And grant, O merciful God, for his sake, that we                                         salvation.
       may live a holy, just, and humble life to the glory of your                                    Therefore, by his Holy Spirit, he also assures me of                                        Our nursery, for infants to three-year-olds, is located on the first
       holy name. Amen.                                                                               eternal life, and makes me wholeheartedly willing and                                       floor from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm. Check in is at room 105. Parents
    *Response to Confession – Kyrie Eleison............................... No. 572                    ready from now on to live for him.                                                          should pick them up there immediately after the service.
         Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us.                                      Prayers of the People
         Lord, have mercy upon us.                                                                     The Lord’s Prayer – (Traditional) ...........................................No. 16        Children’s Worship Notebooks are available from the ushers for
                                                                                                                                                                                                  use during the service. Children age 4 - grade 2 who come forward
    *Assurance of Pardon                                                                                Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.                                       for Children’s Time during the 8:30 am and 11:00 am services, are
    *Act of Praise – Gloria Patri .................................................... No. 567          Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in                                  invited to attend Children's Worship in room 208 afterwards.
                                                                                                        heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us
         Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy                                           our debts, as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into
         Spirit: as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be                                        temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the                                    Personal amplification devices are available for the hard-of-
         forever. Amen. Amen. Amen.                                                                     kingdom and the power and the glory, forever. Amen.                                       hearing. Please see an usher for assistance and remember to return
                                                                                                                                                                                                  them to an usher or leave them on the pew after the worship
                                                                                                                                                                                                  service.
We thank the following officers for their service today:               BIRTHDAYS
 9:00 am service: Porte Cochere, Bruce Gottwald; Welcome Table,         We celebrate with our members who are having a birthday this
 Glenn Hurt.                                                                               week: July 20 – July 26
 11:00 am service: Cary Street/assist pastor, Tom Mountcastle;
 Porte Cochere, Tom Holloway. Treasurer, Jack Woodfin; Assist
                                                                        Sunday                                          Thursday
 Treasurer, Micki Stout; Coffee Hour, George Whitley; Welcome
 Table, Cam Beck.                                                                     Gilbert Shockley                        Hermie Powell
                                                                                      John Robertson                          Rick Wiltshire
 After the Second Service Elders: Tom Williams, Cary Street
 Door; Clark Lewis and Jake Lutz, Porte Cochere Door.                                 Sarah Romer                             Alicia Odell
                                                                        Monday                                                Nicky Lutz
 Hostess: Circle 3.                                                                   Bev Davis                               Russ Cauble
 Ushers: Tom Willingham, chair; Brian Betz, Harvey Snook, Macon                       Wrenn Gillespie                         Reed Harrison
 Willingham, Charles Winkler, Bobby Johnson, Mike Tysinger.                           Stan Greene                             Hayden Pryor
                                                                                      Andy Ferguson                           Bryan Durand
                                                                                      Paige Ames                              Jenn Spiegel
IN OUR CHURCH FAMILY                                                                  Sumner Shafer
 Let us remember in prayer:                                             Tuesday                                      Friday
                                                                                      Wilson Flohr                                 Nancy Gottwald
 Those with Special Concerns                                                          Anne Taylor                                  Joan Steiner
   Percy Wootton, John Counts, Kelly Williams, Jeffrey Modisett, Jr.                  Lindley Flohr                                Cindy Mabry
                                                                                                                                   Michael Gottwald
 Those Grieving                                                         Wednesday                                    Saturday
   Carolyn Johnston and family on the death of her father, John                 Anne Gardner                                       Kendall Betz
   Angier Satterfield.
                                                                                Bailey Mountcastle                                 Sophie Bruns
                                                                                Jack Bland                                         Megan Cisne
                                                                                Stella Bosworth




                                                                            If we have missed your birthday, or if you prefer not to have your birthday published      16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
                                                                          in the bulletin, please call the office or e-mail Cherry Corley at ccorley@fpcrichmond.org       July 20, 2008 ••• 11:00 am

								
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