The Apostle's Tale: GROANING
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
And also with you.
The risen Christ is with us.
Praise the Lord
Hymn/Song Set of Praise and Groaning
Prayer for Illumination
Abba, Father God,
you have adopted us and made us your heirs.
Open our eyes to see your glory,
that we may worship and magnify your name,
through your Son, Jesus Christ. Amen.
WORD AND RESPONSE
Scripture Lesson Romans 8:12-25
Response to the Word
Prayers of the People
THANKSGIVING [AND COMMUNION]
Invitation (if communion)
Confession, Pardon, and Peace Pastor
People exchange the peace of Christ.
The offering is collected.
Choir/Ensemble Music during Collection
Congregational Thanks at Presentation of Gifts
Great Thanksgiving or Act of Thanksgiving
[Thanksgiving after Communion, if communion]
Hymn or Song Set of Sending
Dismissal with Blessing