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November 4, 2012 All Saints Sunday Calvary Baptist Church Washington, DC

THE PEOPLE OF CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH GATHER FOR

THE WORSHIP OF GOD


NOVEMBER 4, 2012 ALL SAINTS DAY, OBSERVED
We are an ecumenical, multi-racial, multi-ethnic Christian body that reaches out to the world with the Good News of Jesus Christ. To that end we strive to be welcoming, responsive, trusting and prayerful in everything we do. __________________________________________________________________

11:00 A.M.

GATHERING FOR WORSHIP


PRELUDE Es ist ein Ros entsprungen Chorale Prelude Op. 122, No. 8 Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897) Matthew Daley, Organ Kristin Campbell For All the Saints
SINE NOMINE

WELCOME PROCESSION HYMN 637 CALL TO WORSHIP

Leah Grundset Davis Calvary Ringers

This is the day the Lord has made! Let us give thanks for our ancestors in the faith who have made this day of gathering with Gods people a reality; for our brothers and sisters in the faith who walk beside us to help find the possibilities of faith today; for our ancestors in the faith whose experience in Gods providential care moved them toward trust in Gods steadfast love; for our brothers and sisters in the faith who are journeying with us toward Gods new mercies every morning; for our ancestors in the faith who began telling the story of Gods extravagant love for us through Jesus Christ; for our brothers and sisters in the faith who listen to us tell of the hope and joy we know in Christ who lives among us! Let us live as stewards of both sacred past and promised future, giving thanks for the lives of these saints: Flora Alexander Martyle (Marty) Auman Juanita R. Goodson Serena Theo Hall INVOCATION PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST Virginia Lucas Martha McDonald DeAlphia (Dee) Robbins Efrain (Fredy) Tejada Leah Grundset Davis Leah Grundset Davis

La paz del Seor sea contigo. Y contigo tambin. The peace of the Lord be with you. And also with you.
Congregation standing. Congregational responses in bold; leader and congregational responses in bold italics. Page numbers refer to Sanctuary Bibles. Audio enhancement devices and Spanish/English Bibles are available for use during worship. Please ask an usher for assistance.

CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE

MAKE US ONE

Make Us One

Make us one, Lord, make us one; Holy Spirit, make us one. Let your love flow so the world will know we are one in you. A TIME WITH CHILDREN MUSICAL MEDITATION Amy Butler Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit from Ein deutsches Requiem Brahms Natalie Barrens-Rogers, Soprano Sanctuary Choir

You now have sorrow; but I want to see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and no one shall take your joy from you. Look upon me: I have toiled and labored a brief time, and now I have found great comfort. I want to comfort you, as one is comforted by his mother. John 16: 22, Isaiah 66: 13)

LIVING THE WORD OF GOD


HEBREW LESSON, P. 568 PSALTER Isaiah 25: 6 - 9 Edgar Palacios Psalm 8, Paraphrased
FOREST GREEN

O Lord our God, in all the earth your great Name is extolled. Your majesty is far beyond what heavn itself can hold. You have ordained that childrens lips should praise your Name today, that all your enemies and foes should have no more to say. When I look up and see the moon and stars in heavn above, Lord, why should you remember us and visit us in love? Yet you have made us only less in honor and renown than all the heavnly hosts above. You set on us a crown. All sheep and oxen, beasts and birds, we rule in your great Name. O Lord our God, in all the world your glory we proclaim. All glory to the Father, Son and Holy Spirit be; as from the first it was, is now, and for eternity. EPISTLE LESSON, P. 1007 GOSPEL ACCLAMATION Revelation 21: 1 - 6a Leah Grundset Davis Alleluia Jacques Berthier (1923 - 1994) Natalie Barrens-Rogers, Cantor

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia. Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart. You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia. Adapted from Mark 12 GOSPEL LESSON, P. 825 This is the Gospel of Christ. Thanks be to God. Mark 12: 28 - 34 Amy Butler

HYMN 648
v. 1, Choir v. 2 - 4, All

Some There Are Who by Their Living


GREENCASTLE

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE AND LORDS PRAYER

Kristin Campbell

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. SERMON Jesus Changes Me: How I Love Amy Butler SHARING COMMUNION Leah Grundset Davis Amy Butler Edgar Palacios

INVITATION TO THE TABLE CALL TO CONFESSION WORDS OF INSTITUTION SHARING THE MEAL

To celebrate communion by intinction, please approach the stations using inside aisles. Return to your seat using outside aisles. Three stations are available at the front, as well as a glutenfree option. To receive communion where you are seated, raise your hand and a deacon will be happy to serve you.

CONGREGATIONAL MEDITATION

Lamb of God (Agnus Dei) David Clark Isele Natalie Barrens-Rogers, Cantor As we participate in communion, we sing the refrain: You take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. To conclude, we sing: You take away the sins of the world, grant us peace.

GIVING AND SERVING


INVITATION MUSICAL OFFERING Cheryl Branham Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen from Requiem Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897) Calvary Chamber Singers How lovely are your dwellings, O Lord of Hosts! My soul yearns and longs for the courts of the Lord; my body and soul rejoice in the living God. Blessed are those who dwell in your house, those who praise you forever more.
(Psalm 84: 1, 2, 4)

HYMN 50

Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow

LASST UNS ERFREUEN

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow Praise God, all creatures here below: Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise God, the source of all our gifts Praise Jesus Christ, whose power uplifts Praise the Spirit, Holy Spirit: Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! PRAYER OF DEDICATION Cheryl Branham

BECOMING DISCIPLES
INVITATION HYMN 476
We sing verses 1, 3, 4.

Amy Butler Rejoice in Gods Saints


HANOVER

During the singing, we invite you to come forward if you wish to make a public commitment to Christ or to join our family of faith.

WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS We give thanks that you have been guided by the hand of God to this community of faith. We pledge to love each other and to work to grow into the fullness of Christ together. Amen. BENEDICTION POSTLUDE Amy Butler Little Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578 J. S. Bach (1685 - 1750) Matthew Daley, Organ

During the Postlude, we invite you to sit and listen or to exit quietly. Following worship, join us in Woodward Hall (left as you exit the Sanctuary) for refreshments and fellowship. Visitors, we look forward to greeting you as honored guests. Make Us One. Words and Music: Carol Cymbala, 1991 Word Music, Inc. and Carol Joy Music c/o Integrated Copyright Group. All rights reserved. Words reprinted under CCLI #430459. Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow. Words: Thomas Ken, 1674; adapt. Gilbert H. Vieira, 1978. Adapt. 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House. All rights reserved. Words reprinted under OneLicense.net #A-719662. Scripture passages for November 11, Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost, are Job 42: 1 6, 10 17; Psalm 34: 1 8; Hebrews 7: 23 28; Mark 10: 46 52.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER Christina Mein Abbasi; Bob Dale, father of Amy Dale; Rex Fleming, friend of Kirsten Hancock; family and friends of Dorothy Green, Wendell Phipps grandmother, who died Tuesday, October 23; Riley Green, brother of Ashley Coates; Kevin Harvey, brother, and Sandra Harvey, aunt of Ryan Harvey; Bill Harward; Nell Ingham, family member of Kirsten Hancock; Stella Mary Joseph and Nesamani Joseph; Lynn Mayfield, mother of Jay Mayfield; Claudia Moore; Needham family, friends of Josh Keller; Will NeSmith, friend of John Taylor; Al and Vivian Nielsen; Joe Novak, friend of Kim Sisk; Belinda Oates, mother of Mark Brown; Doris Sulerzyski, mother of Ellen Sulerzyski; Virginia Teller. WORSHIP JESUS CHANGES EVERYTHING We talk a lot about how the message of Jesus changes the world as a whole. For four weeks well consider how a personal relationship with Jesus Christ changes ME. Following Jesus through the lectionary Gospel passages, well consider how knowing Jesus changes how I give, how I love, how I see things, and how I think about the future. TODAY RE-IMAGINE COMMITMENT We need your prayers. We need your participation. And we need your commitment. Thank you for your generosity and willingness to serve. Turn in your commitment card today and add your name to the tree mural in the narthex.

ATTENTION CALVARY STUDENTS planning to attend an institution of higher education, including graduate school: applications for the Edith Miller and Youth Education Scholarships are available at the church office and church website. These funds provide awards to qualifying members who have financial need as they continue their education. Applications for the spring semester must be received TODAY, November 4. Contact Laura Lee, leelaura@gmail.com. ATENCIN ESTUDIANTES UNIVERSITARIOS DE CALVARY y de ltimo ao de colegio: Calvary est aceptando solicitudes para el Fondo de Becas Edith Miller que provee becas a estudiantes que necesitan apoyo econmico. Los Fondos son disponibles a miembros de la iglesia que cumplan con los requisitos. Aplicaciones se pueden encontrar en la oficina de la iglesia o en el sitio de web de Calvary, La ltima fecha para solicitantes es HOY, domingo 4 de Noviembre. Contacte a Laura Lee, leelaura@gmail.com. 150TH ANNIVERSARY GIFT IDEAS Cookbooks are $15; T-shirts are $10; anniversary concert CDs are $10; mugs are $5. Contact Jason Smith. COMING UP WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORDS 6:30 p.m., in G319; Contact Pastor Amy. BASKETBALL! Wednesday, November 7, 6:30 p.m. in Calvarys gym (GB). All ages welcome. Contact Jason Smith. FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB November 9, at noon, Chapel. HOLISTIC HEALTH PROJECT Contact Pastor Edgar. Friday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m.

FESTIVAL CHOIR! Rehearsals begin November 11, 1:153:00 p.m. in the Music Suite; we sing in worship December 16. All are welcome. THEOLOGY ON DRAFT Next meeting is November 13 at 6:30 p.m.; Contact Pastor Leah. CO-PARTNERS FOR CAMPESINAS Hear Chuck Andreattas group, Hollertown, as the featured band in a benefit concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 17. Proceeds will support Co-Partners for Campesinas, a local group supporting womens self-help cooperatives in El Salvador and Guatemala. The concert will be held at the Barcroft Community House, 800 S. Buchanan St., in Arlington. DCBC THANKSGIVING BASKETS Bring canned vegetables and fruit, boxed mac & cheese, rice or noodles, flour, sugar, grocery store gift certificates by November. 18. Contact Carol Blythe. ALL-CHURCH ADVENT WREATH MAKING PARTY, Sunday morning, November 25, 9:45a.m. in Chapel. Well enjoy breakfast and make a wreath, so were ready to observe Advent at home. RSVP to Pastor Leah by November 18; $10 per wreath. Scholarships are available. ESL CONVERSATION PARTNERS, pairing native speakers with English learners for weekly conversation and fellowship. Contact Myra, myra.ann.houser@gmail.com. Calvary Baptist Church 755 Eighth Street NW Washington, DC 20001 202.347.8355 fax 202.347.6360 www.calvarydc.org