Grace Covenant Worship: June 28, 2020

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June 28, 2020

Words of Approach

Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty.  Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.  Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name?  For you alone are holy.  All nations will come and worship before you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.  (Revelation 15:3-4)

Songs of Approach     

How Great is Our God/How Great Thou Art

Prayer of Approach

 

Invitation to Confession

 

Prayer of Confession

Holy, awesome, and compassionate God, you have loved us with unfailing, self-giving mercy, but we have not loved you.  You constantly call us, but we do not listen.  You ask us to love, but we walk away from neighbors in need, wrapped in our own concerns.  By our silence we condone evil, prejudice, warfare, and greed.  God of grace, as you come to us in mercy, we repent in spirit and in truth, admit our sin, and gratefully receive your forgiveness through Jesus Christ, our Redeemer.

Silent Confession of Personal Sin & Brokenness

 

Words of Grace   

Hear the good news:  “I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”

I believe that God, because of Christ’s atonement, will never hold against me any of my sins nor my sinful nature, which I need to struggle against all my life.  Rather, in his grace, God grants me the righteousness of Christ to free me forever from judgment, and to enable me to live with Him.

~ from Matthew 9:13 & Heidelberg Catechism Q. 56

Song of Adoration       

All I Have is Christ 

 

Prayer for God’s Protection, Provision, and Guidance

Doxology

 

Meditation on God’s Word

Scripture: Jeremiah 29:1-7

Message:   When You’re Living in Exile
Rev. Camper Mundy, Associate Pastor

 

Song of Dismissal    

Psalm 23

Benediction

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NOTES

 

Passage Next Week: 

       TBD

 

Worship Leaders Today:

  • Piano/Vocal:  Nathan Kiewiet/Jamie Field
  • Message:  Rev. Camper Mundy, Associate Pastor
  • Liturgist:  Rev. Dennis Griffith, Lead Pastor
  • Video/Sound/Tech:  Tim Nargi & Jeff Field

 

Special Note on Supporting the Mission & Work of Grace Covenant:

Our giving is an act of worship. It is a response to who God is and to God’s grace.  Giving is a way that God invites us to participate in His work.  During these extraordinary times, the life and ministry of our church will continue – even when we are not all able to meet together for worship.  We humbly but boldly ask the people of Grace Covenant to continue to give generously for the benefit of God’s kingdom here in Williamsburg and beyond.

You can make your gifts in any of three ways:

  1. Online at www.gracecovpca.org/resources/giving
  2. Sending your check to the church offices at 1677 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA  23185
  3. Bringing your gifts with you to worship.  We will not be passing an offering plate in our service for the foreseeable future, but an offering box is available for you to place your gift before or after each service.

If you would like to make a special gift to help those from our church and community who are in need, please write “Mercy Ministries” on the memo line of your check or select that fund when making a gift online.

Other News & Notes:

Even during this time when many are still scattered and social distancing, the ministry of Grace Covenant continues.  News and notes about events and activities of Grace Covenant are all included in our weekly Grace Notes e-bulletin.  If you are not receiving Grace Notes, but you would like to, please contact the church office to provide us with the e-mail to which you would like Grace Notes to be delivered:  kathy@gracecovpca.org or 757-220-0147.

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