PRELUDE:  Improvisation on “Lord of Glory, Who Hast Brought Us” (Hyfrydol) by David A. Schack



INTROIT:  From All that Dwell Below the Skies by Gordon Young

From all that dwell below the skies let the Creator’s praise arise; let the Redeemer’s Name be sung through every land, by every tongue.  Eternal are Thy mercies, Lord; Eternal truth attends Thy word: Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, till suns shall rise and set no more.  [Isaac Watts]


HYMN:  Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me [St.Catherine]


SCRIPTURE LESSON:  Exodus 36:3-7 & 2 Corinthians 8:1-5

ANTHEM:  God, Whose Giving Knows No Ending by Lloyd Larson

God, whose giving knows no ending, from your rich and endless store: nature’s wonder, Jesus’ wisdom, costly cross, grave’s shattered door, gifted by you, we turn to you, offering up ourselves in praise; thankful song shall rise forever, gracious donor of our days.  Skills and time are ours for pressing toward the goals of Christ, your Son: all at peace in health and freedom, races joined, the church made one.  Now direct our daily labor, lest we strive for self alone; born with talents, make us servants fit to answer at your throne.  Treasure, too, you have entrusted gain through powers your grace conferred; ours to use for home and kindred, and to spread the Gospel Word.  Open wide our hands in sharing, as we heed Christ’s ageless call, hearing, teaching, and reclaiming, serving you by loving all.  Amen!  [Robert L. Edwards]

SERMON:  “Spoiling God”

HYMN:  Lord of All Good [Toulon]


QUARTET MEDITATION:  What Shall I Render by John Ness Beck

What shall I render unto the Lord for all His benefits toward me?  I will offer the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and call upon the name of the Lord.

ORGAN MEDITATION:  Improvisation on “Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart” (Morecambe) by Frederick Swann

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