ALL GOD’S PEOPLE GOTTA SING
A Musical Celebration of United Methodist Song & Scriptural Values -- This hour-long service is a combination of choral and congregational song, varied instrumental accompaniment, scripture and prayer. It makes use of hymns and songs from The United Methodist Hymnal, The Faith We Sing, and Worship & Song.
A Musical Celebration of United Methodist Song & Scriptural Values
+ Please Stand
+ CHORAL CALL TO WORSHIP
Spoken: This is the day the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it! (3x)
Sung: “This Is the Day that the Lord Has Made,” SATB/Organ/Piano, by John W. Peterson Psalm 118:24
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
O for a thousand tongues to sing Worship & Song #3001
Sts. 1-5: unison voices, organ, piano, keyboard, drums
THE GREAT REDEMPTION: EVERYONE HAS REDEMPTIVE POSSIBILITY
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. (John 3:16-17)
Christ the Lord is risen today United Methodist Hymnal #302
St. 1, 2: voices in parts; organ, trumpets, timpani
St. 3: unison voices; alternate organ
St. 4: unison voices; organ, trumpets, timpani
Love lifted me (sts. 1,2) Worship & Song #3101
Sts. 1,2: unison voices; piano, bass, drums, keyboard
THE GREAT COMMANDMENT: LOVE OF GOD AND NEIGHBOR
He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Matthew 22:37-39)
Sing of the Lord’s goodness Worship & Song #3010
Intro: “Take Five” once through, piano, bass, drums, sax, ending with 4-bar vamp prior to st. 1
St. 1-3: unison voices; piano, bass, drums, with 4-bar vamp between stanzas
Interlude: “Take Five” once through, piano, bass, drums, sax, ending with 4-bar vamp prior to st. 4
St. 4: unison voices, piano, bass, drums, sax
O living God (OneLicense.net) Worship & Song #3089
Sts. 1-3: voices in parts, a cappella
THE GREAT REQUIREMENT: SEEK TO DO THE RIGHT THING
With what shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?” He has told you, O mortal, what is good; what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, to walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:6-8)
How shall I come before the Lord Worship & Song #3124
St. 1: unison women, organ
St. 2: unison men, organ
St. 3: voices in parts, organ
Rule of Life Worship & Song #3117
Sing twice: unison voices, piano, organ, bass, drums
THE GREAT COMMITMENT: SURRENDER TO GOD’S CALL
Then Jesus told his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. (Matthew 16:24)
Have Thine Own Way, Lord (st. 1) – voices in parts, a cappella (even
though score is in unison)
Interlude: piano, bass, drums United Methodist Hymnal #382
Change My Heart, O God The Faith We Sing #2152
Unison voices, with repeat, piano, bass, drums
Give me a clean heart, O God The Faith We Sing #2133
Sing twice: unison voices, piano, bass, drums
PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER
“Days pass and the years vanish…..” Worship & Song #57
The Lord’s Prayer (Padre nuestro) Worship & Song #3069
Unison voices, keyboard, guitars, bass, drums & Latin percussion
THE GREAT COMMISSION: BRING OTHERS TO JESUS CHRIST
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age. (Matthew 28:19-20)
Pass it on United Methodist Hymnal #572
St. 1: unison men, piano, bass, drums, keyboard/accordion
St. 2: unison women, piano, bass, drums, keyboard/accordion
St. 3: unison voices, piano, bass, drums, keyboard/accordion
(singing: “I’ll shout it from the mountain top (PRAISE GOD!)
Go make of all disciples United Methodist Hymnal #571
St. 1: voices in parts, organ
St. 2: voices in parts, a cappella
Organ Interlude, transposition?
St. 4: voices in unison, alternate organ harmonization; is there an
alternate harmonization that can include two trumpets &
+ Prayer of Dedication Herbert Brokering
“Lord, call us into the church.”
+ Choral Response
Spoken: This is the day the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it! (1x)
Sung: “This Is the Day that the Lord Has Made,” by John W. Peterson Psalm 118:24
Organ, piano (Chuck), Dean direct
“This Is the Day that the Lord Has Made,” by John W. Peterson, SATB/Piano, © 1962 John W. Peterson Music Company, 6501 Greenway Parkway, Suite 103-435, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.
“O for a thousand tongues to sing,” words by Charles Wesley, 1739; music by Mark Miller, 2000), © 2000 Abingdon Press, admin. by The Copyright Company.
“Christ the Lord is risen today,” words by Charles Wesley, 1739; music from Lyra Davidica, 1708; trumpets by Paul Sjolund, Hymns for the Family of God (Nashville: Paragon Associates, 1976), no. 289.
“Love lifted me,” words by James Rowe, 1912; music by Howard E. Smith, 1912; Worship & Song, no. 3101; accompaniment arr. by Dean McIntyre, 2013, available at www.gbod.org/resources/love-lifted-me-contemporary-version
“Sing of the Lord’s goodness,” words and music © 1981 Ernest Sands, admin. by OCP Publications.
“O living God,” words by Ken Bible; music, tune SHENANDOAH, traditional USA folk tune, arr. by Ken Bible. Words and arr. © 2000 LNWhymns.com, admin. by The Copyright Company.
“How shall I come before the Lord,” words by Dean McIntyre; tune, O WALY WALY, English folk melody, arr. by Dean McIntyre. Words and arr. © 2005 The General Board of Discipleship of The United Methodist Church.
“Rule of life,” words from 18th cent. aphorism, often incorrectly attr. to John Wesley; music by Edward Bonnemere, 20th century American. Worship & Song, no. 3117.
“Have thine own way Lord,” words by Adelaide A. Pollard, 1902; music by George C. Stebbins, 1907. United Methodist Hymnal, no. 382.
“Change my heart, O God,” words and music by Eddie Espinosa, © 1982 Mercy/Vineyard Publishing.
“Give me a clean heart, O God,” words and music © 1970 Margaret P. Douroux.
Prayer, “Days pass and the years vanish,” © 1975 Central Conference of American Rabbis. Worship & Song, Worship Resources Edition, no. 57.
“The Lord’s Prayer” (Padre nuestro), music by Carlos Rosas, © 1976 Oregon Catholic Press. English adaptation by Dean McIntyre, © 2001 The General Board of Discipleship of The United Methodist Church.
“Pass it on,” words and music by Kurt Kaiser, © 1969 Bud John Songs, Inc.
“Go, make of all disciples,” words by Leon M. Adkins, 1955; music by Henry T. Smart, 1835. Words © 1964 Abingdon Press.
Prayer of Dedication: “Lord, call us into the church,” by Herbert Brokering; from Lord, Be With, © 1969 by Concordia Publishing House; in Hymns for the Family of God (Nashville: Paragon Associates, 1976), no. 487.