North Presbyterian Church
October 9, 2021
4:30pm Saturday Worship
Silent Prayer of Preparation: Christ all around me, Lord of my heart...
Introit “Come rejoice in God” 2017
Call to Worship:
Some days Lord, our world turns upside down, but you are always with us.
We cannot flee from your presence, high in the mountains, low in the valleys.
Even our darkest nights are fresh with your light and hope.
Christ, be our light! Shine in our hearts. Shine through the darkness.
Hymn “You are my Hiding Place” 2055
Opening Prayer: (Unison) Some days are ok God, but other days seem to have
everything go wrong. In each day help us to see your presence around us. Help us to look
for your way and walk in it. (Please pray silently) Gracious God, forgive us all our sins,
known and unknown. Create in us clean hearts and ready spirits to follow you, in Christ
we pray. Amen.
Assurance of Pardon
When we confess our sins, God forgives us because of the work of Jesus Christ.
In Christ we have life and peace in all its fullness.
Response: “ The Lone Wild Bird” v5 2052
Prayer for Illumination: “The Summons” v5 2130
Old Testament Lesson: 2 Kings 4: 25-31
Prayer for peace: “Where the Spirit of the Lord is” 2119
New Testament Lesson: Mark 5: 21-43
These are the Words of the Lord: Thanks be to God
Sermon “He Went With Him” Rev. Stuart C. Buisch
Creed Yet God acts with justice and mercy to redeem creation. In everlasting love, the
God of Abraham and Sarah chose a covenant people to bless all families on the earth.
Hearing their cry, God delivered the children of Israel from the house of bondage. Loving
us still, God makes us heirs with Christ of the covenant. Like a mother who will not
forsake her nursing child, like a father who runs to welcome the prodigal home, God is
faithful still. BSF
Hymn “Grace Alone” 2162
Joys and Concerns/Prayers of the People/Lord’s Prayer
Hymn “Cry of My Heart” 2165
Charge: Go out into the world in peace; have courage; hold on to what is good; return no
one evil for evil; strengthen the fainthearted; support the weak, and help the suffering;
honor all people; love and serve the Lord, rejoicing in the power of the Holy Spirit.
Benediction May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and
the community of the Holy Spirit be with us all evermore. Amen.
Song: “May you run and not be weary” 2281