PRELUDE:  Le Banquet Céleste by Oliver Messiaen

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

CALL TO WORSHIP

HYMN:   Come Sing, O Church in Joy! [Darwall’s 148th]

PRAYER

INTROIT:  The Eyes of All by Richard Shepherd

The eyes of all wait upon thee, O Lord, and thou givest them their food in due season.   Amen. [Psalm 145:15]

PRAYER

SCRIPTURE LESSON:  Haggai 1:2-4. 7-8. 12-15; 2:4-9

ANTHEM:  Builders for Christ by Carson P. Cooman

Bind us together in Christian love as:  Builders for Christ.  Builders for Christ:  to do his work together throughout the world for all eternity!  And Jesus said:  “Whoever hears these words of mine and acts upon them is like a wise man who built his house on solid rock.  The rain came down, and the winds blew mightily against it; yet it did not fall, for its foundation was built upon the rock. [Adapted from Matthew 7:24-27]

SERMON:  “Building Blindly for God”

HYMN:  Let Us Build a House [Two Oaks]

CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION

INVITATION AND WORDS OF INSTITUTION

PRAYER

RECEPTION

PRAYER

HYMN:  Take My Life [Hendon]

BENEDICTION

BENEDICTION RESPONSE:  Benediction by Marin R.T. Jacobson

The Lord bless you and keep you.  The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you.  The Lord bless you and keep you.  The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace, the Lord shine upon you, and give you peace. [Numbers 6:24-26]

POSTLUDE:  Joyful Recessional by Phil Lehenbauer

Presbyterian Disaster Relief (PDR):  God’s people are called on to stand in the “GAP” — Give. Act. Pray.  The PDR’s response to the situation in Ukraine will include both financial and technical assistance as the network of faith communities providing humanitarian assistance grows in the months ahead.  Gifts can be made online, by calling (800) 872-3283, by texting PDAUKR to 41444, or by check made payable to Presbyterian Church U.S.A. with “DR000156-Ukraine” on the memo line & mailed to Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), P.O. Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA, 15264-3700.

Would you like to sponsor flowers for one week for worship?  You can place your order for any Sunday throughout 2022 by using this link that takes you to Covenant’s Flowers for Worship form —  https://forms.gle/9C98VA1d17SPmTBV8

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