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January 6, 2013 Epiphany of the Lord Calvary Baptist Church Washington, DC

THE PEOPLE OF CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH GATHER FOR

T HE W ORSHIP OF G OD
JANUARY 6, 2013

EPIPHANY OF THE LORD

11:00 A.M.

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. __________________________________________________________________________

G ATHERING FOR W ORSHIP


PRELUDE Voluntary VII John Alcock (1740 - 1791) Wendell Phipps, Organ Amy Butler
PERSONENT HODIE

WELCOME PROCESSION, HYMN 168 CALL TO WORSHIP Christ is the light of our world: We rejoice in this light, great source of truth. Christ is the light of our lives: We rejoice in this light, great source of peace. Christ is the light of our church: We rejoice in this light, great source of hope. We gather to see Christs true light, dispersing the darkness of evil. And we gain for ourselves the courage to be his lights in the world. Let us worship God! INVOCATION PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST

Down to Earth Jason Smith

Jason Smith Jason Smith

La paz del Seor sea contigo. Y contigo tambin. The peace of the Lord be with you. And also with you. 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 Cheryl Branham Behold That Star Christmas Spiritual Arr. Harry T. Burleigh (1866 - 1949) Natalie Barrens-Rogers, Soprano

Congregation standing. Congregational responses in bold. 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.

L IVING THE W ORD OF G OD


HEBREW LESSON, P. 602 GOSPEL ACCLAMATION
We sing together, echoing the Cantor as directed.

Isaiah 60: 1 - 6 Leah Grundset Davis Alleluia Howard Hughes SM (1973) Natalie Barrens-Rogers, Cantor

Alleluia, alleluia! Alleluia, alleluia! Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? We observed his star and have come to pay him homage. Alleluia, alleluia! Alleluia, alleluia! GOSPEL LESSON, P. 783 This is the Gospel of Christ. Thanks be to God. HOMILY Shine a Little Light: Our Path Leah Grundset Davis Matthew 2: 1 - 12 Amy Butler

S HARING C OMMUNION
INVITATION TO THE TABLE CALL TO CONFESSION WORDS OF INSTITUTION SHARING THE MEAL
To celebrate communion by intinction, approach the stations using inside aisles; return to your seat using outside aisles. Three stations, and a gluten-free option, are available. To receive communion where you are seated, raise your hand and a deacon will serve you.

Leah Grundset Davis Amy Butler Edgar Palacios

CONGREGATIONAL MEDITATION

Lamb of God (Agnus Dei) David Clark Isele (b. 1946) 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.

B EING THE C HURCH T OGETHER


PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE AND LORDS PRAYER Jason Smith 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. HOMILY MUSICAL REFLECTION Shine A Little Light: Our Path Amy Butler Cheryl Branham

G IVING AND S ERVING


INVITATION MUSICAL OFFERING
Please join in singing the final verse, as directed.

Edgar Palacios Of the Fathers Heart Begotten Melody from Piae Cantiones (1582) Arr. David Willcocks (b. 1919) Sanctuary Choir, Congregation

Sing, ye heights of heavn, his praises; Angels and archangels, sing! Wheresoeer ye be, ye faithful, Let your joyous anthems ring, Evry tongue his name confessing, Countless voices answering, Evermore and evermore. 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 Edgar Palacios

B ECOMING D ISCIPLES
INVITATION HYMN 172
Verse 1 with Refrain: All Verse 2: Sanctuary Left Verse 3: Sanctuary Right Verse 4: Sanctuary Center Verse 5 with Refrain: All

Amy Butler
KINGS OF ORIENT

We Three Kings

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. If you are interested in membership or have questions about Calvary, please contact Pastor Leah.

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 Maestoso Berthold Tours (1838 - 1897) Wendell Phipps, 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. Of the Fathers Heart Begotten. Words: Prudentius (c. 348 413), translation R. F. Davis, 1963 Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. Words reprinted under OneLicense.net #A-719662. 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 #A719662. Scripture passages for January 13, First Sunday After the Epiphany, are Isaiah 43: 1 7; Psalm 29; Acts 8: 14 17; Luke 3: 15 - 17, 21 - 22.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER Christina Mein Abbasi; Sophie Cho, niece of Cindy Cho; Roberta Clyburn, sister of Janice Glover; Riley Green, brother of Ashley Coates; Kevin Harvey, brother, and Sandra Harvey, aunt of Ryan Harvey; Bill Harward; Stella Mary Joseph and Nesamani Joseph; Will NeSmith, friend of John Taylor; Al Nielsen; family and friends of Vivian Nielsen, who died Friday, January 4; Joe Novak, friend of Kim Sisk; Belinda Ann Oates, mother of Mark Brown; Doris Sulerzyski, mother of Ellen Sulerzyski; Virginia Teller. WORSHIP SHINE A LITTLE LIGHT Today we begin an Epiphany worship series in which we take a new look at some of the basics of our faith through the stories of the Gospels. We are rethinking faith this Epiphany, as we reimagine what being a person of faith means. TODAY MUSIC FOR KIDS meets 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. in Music Suite, so grab a snack and join us. All ages, toddlers through 5th grade are welcomeparents are welcome, too! OFFERING ENVELOPES FOR 2013 If you requested a boxed set of envelopes, they are available in the Narthex. If you would like a set of weekly or monthly envelopes, contact Paul Rosstead. CALVARY ANNUAL MEETING Make plans now to attend the Annual Meeting on January 27 following worship. Well gather as a congregation to review 2012, and look to the year ahead as we elect new church leadership and adopt a budget for 2013. Lunch will be available for a $10 suggested donation.

2013 BUDGET COPIES are available in the Narthex and church office. Well vote on this budget in our Annual Meeting, January 27. COMING UP CALVARY PRESENTSFRANCISCO VILA, CELLO AND CARLOS VARGAS, PIANO IN RECITAL. Dont miss this extraordinary opportunity to hear these artists while they are in DC, performing music of Piazzolla, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Brahms and others. Friday evening, January 11, 2013, 7:30 p.m. in the Calvary Chapel. No admission charge; donations benefit the artists and support their travel expensesthank you for giving generously! SMALL GROUPS are on break until the season of Lent. Stay tuned for information and updates! USHERS NEEDED FOR 2013. This is an easy and fun way to serve the Calvary community. Contact Courtney, courtney.rice@gmail.com.

C HURCH S TAFF
Cheryl Branham Director of Music (cbranham@calvarydc.org, ext. 136) Amy Butler Senior Pastor (abutler@calvarydc.org, ext. 121) Kristin Campbell Pastoral Intern (kcampbell@calvarydc.org) Leah Grundset Davis Associate Pastor (lgrundset@calvarydc.org, ext. 142) Saw Ler Htoo Missionary, Burmese Community (lerhtoo@hotmail.com) Al Jeter Supervisor of Maintenance (ajeter@calvarydc.org, ext. 128) Edgar Palacios Associate Pastor (epalacios@calvarydc.org, ext. 103) Paul Rosstead Church Administrator (prosstead@calvarydc.org, ext. 127) Jason Smith Ministry Assistant (jsmith@calvarydc.org, ext. 133)

Calvary Baptist Church 755 Eighth Street NW Washington, DC 20001

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