November 6, 2016

*Those that are able are invited to stand


-Gathering into worship-


Welcome                                                                                             Gary Burdick, Lay Leader


*Call to Worship                                                                                                         Psalm 149


*Hymn                                        “And Are We Yet Alive”                                                             #553


*Opening Prayer

God of wisdom, by your Spirit may your Word be proclaimed, that we may know good news in our hearts and minds and bear witness to the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ in word and deed. Quiet in us any voice but your own, that we might hear your Words to us today.  Amen.


*Chorus                                        “Glory Be to the Father”                                                   #70

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,

world without end. Amen. Amen.




Who has been a saint in your life?


Children’s Sermon


Anthem                                      “For All The Saints”                                            Choir


-Exploring the word-


Scripture                                                                                                                 Luke 20:27-38


Message                                                                                             Rev. Kelly J Smith


*Responsive Hymn        “Sing with All the Saints in Glory”                                       #702

-Celebrating the sacrament-


The Great Thanksgiving for All Saints                                                  *See Screen


Remembering the Saints


*Hymn                                        “Rejoice in God’s Saints”                                              #708


Sharing the Bread and Cup


-Sharing our blessings-


Offering Our Gifts and Tithes



*Doxology                  “Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow”                                 #95

Praise God from whom all blessings flow. 

Praise God all creatures here below. 

Praise God above the heavenly host. 

Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.  Amen.


*Offering Prayer


-Taking the word to the world-


*Closing Song                “Easter People Raise Your Voices”                                       #304




*Chorus                                        “Because He Lives” (Refrain)                                        #364

Because he lives, I can face tomorrow; because he lives, all fear is gone;

because I know he holds the future, and life is worth the living just because he lives.



Barbara and Amy are excited to be planning another Hanging of the Greens service for Sunday, November 27th.

Practice will be 9:00 AM that morning. 

If you would like to participate (sing, read or hang an item), please send Barbara an email at

Looking forward to hearing from YOU!!




Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church

 Where Faith and Life Meet


Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith