Veritas Gathered: Liturgy Recap – West, Sunday January 24, 2016

Welcome to the recap of the songs, hymns and readings of the Veritas worship gathering on January 24, 2016

Song: “All Creatures of Our God and King”

:::ADORATION:::

L: The LORD reigns; let the nations tremble and the earth shake, for the King is mighty and loves justice. He is exalted over all the nations. Great is the LORD!
C: Let us praise your great and awesome name—He is holy.
– Based on Ps 99:1-5

Song: “Bless the Lord (Son of Man)”

:::CONFESSION/ASSURANCE:::

Prayer

:::APOSTLES CREED:::

Together we confess:

“I believe in God, the Father almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.

I believe in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord.
He was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
He descended into hell.
On the third day he rose again;
He ascended into heaven,
and is seated at the right hand of the Father,
He will come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. Amen.”

Song: “Rock of Ages”

:::PASSING OF THE PEACE:::

:::PROCLAMATION OF THE WORD:::

Our sermon entitled “The Tale of Two Cities”, from Isaiah 24-26.

:::COMMUNION:::

L: In the night in which he was betrayed, Our lord Jesus took bread, He gave thanks; broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying: Take and eat; this is my body, given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me.

L: Again, after supper, He took the cup, gave thanks, and gave it for all to drink, saying; this cup is The new covenant in my blood, shed for you and for all people for the forgiveness of sin. Do this for the remembrance of me.

Silent Reflection – to prepare our hearts to come to the Lords table

L: Jesus’ death brings us life and this meal reminds us that we are fed by Jesus and forgiven because of Jesus.

C: We rejoice that You have died, have risen, and are now with the Father advocating for us. Amen.

L: With our money, time, and talent we give generously, knowing that through Your Son, Jesus, You have generously given to us.

C: We rejoice that You have given everything and we joyfully give everything back to Your care. Amen.

C: We rejoice that You have given everything and we joyfully give everything back to Your care. Amen.

Song: “No Condemnation”

:::COMMITMENT:::

C: We give You thanks, great God, for the hope we have in Jesus, who died but is risen and rules over all. We praise You for His presence with us. Because He lives, we look for eternal life, knowing that nothing past, present, or yet to come can separate us from Your great love made known in Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
—A prayer from the Common Book of Worship

Song: “He Who is Mighty”

Song: “Amazing Grace”

:::BENEDICTION:::

May the grace of Christ give us rest in the midst of turmoil, and may the love of God being us peace in times of suffering, and may the power of the Holy Spirit enable us to have hope in the Gospel and to live for the glory of the Almighty God, through Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Peace be with you.