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Covenant First Presbyterian Church Sunday January 24 2021 10 30 AM Service for the Lord s Day Pre Service Music Air from Orchestral Suite No 3 BWV 1068 Andrew Hackett Organist J S Bach Concerns of the Congregation Call to Worship 1 Kings 18 11 13 Rev Dr Robert Anderson God said to Elijah Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord And behold the Lord passed by and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord but the Lord was not in the wind And after the wind an earthquake but the Lord was not in the earthquake And after the earthquake a fire but the Lord was not in the fire And after the fire the sound of a low whisper And when Elijah heard it he wrapped his face in his cloak and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave And behold there came a voice to him and said What are you doing here Elijah Prelude Andrew Hackett Organist Improvisation on Forest Green Ringing of the Revere Tower Bell Let the ringing of the bell call our attention away from ourselves and onto the living Triune God Father Son and Holy Ghost Hymn 57 I Sing the Almighty Power of God See pg 5 Invocation O God you call to us today just as you called to the boy Samuel so long ago Gathered here today we are many different ages but we pray for the maturity of faith to hear your call and respond to your word Open our ears and our hearts as we worship as we work and as we care for one another We ask that you would give us courage and integrity to answer your call with the heart felt words Here I am Amen Covenant First s mission is to praise the Father proclaim the Son and submit to the perfecting power of the Holy Spirit Covenant First Presbyterian Church 717 Elm Street Cincinnati OH 45202 covfirstchurch org covfirstoffice gmail com 513 621 4144 Prayer of Confession God of love you know us inside and out You invite us to confess our sin and you forgive us Thank you Our moments of stillness are few and your voice seems to be seldom heard Forgive us Open our ears to your voice open our eyes to see your presence Grant us the courage to trust you and do your will even when your ways surprise us Amen

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Covenant First Presbyterian Church Sunday January 24 2021 10 30 AM Service for the Lord s Day Pre Service Music Air from Orchestral Suite No 3 BWV 1068 Andrew Hackett Organist J S Bach Concerns of the Congregation Call to Worship 1 Kings 18 11 13 Rev Dr Robert Anderson God said to Elijah Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord And behold the Lord passed by and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord but the Lord was not in the wind And after the wind an earthquake but the Lord was not in the earthquake And after the earthquake a fire but the Lord was not in the fire And after the fire the sound of a low whisper And when Elijah heard it he wrapped his face in his cloak and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave And behold there came a voice to him and said What are you doing here Elijah Prelude Andrew Hackett Organist Improvisation on Forest Green Ringing of the Revere Tower Bell Let the ringing of the bell call our attention away from ourselves and onto the living Triune God Father Son and Holy Ghost Hymn 57 I Sing the Almighty Power of God See pg 5 Invocation O God you call to us today just as you called to the boy Samuel so long ago Gathered here today we are many different ages but we pray for the maturity of faith to hear your call and respond to your word Open our ears and our hearts as we worship as we work and as we care for one another We ask that you would give us courage and integrity to answer your call with the heart felt words Here I am Amen Covenant First s mission is to praise the Father proclaim the Son and submit to the perfecting power of the Holy Spirit Covenant First Presbyterian Church 717 Elm Street Cincinnati OH 45202 covfirstchurch org covfirstoffice gmail com 513 621 4144 Prayer of Confession God of love you know us inside and out You invite us to confess our sin and you forgive us Thank you Our moments of stillness are few and your voice seems to be seldom heard Forgive us Open our ears to your voice open our eyes to see your presence Grant us the courage to trust you and do your will even when your ways surprise us Amen

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Moments of Silent Confession Assurance of Pardon One The LORD is compassionate and gracious slow to anger abounding in love He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities For as high as the heavens are above the earth so great is his love for those who fear him as far as the east is from the west so far has he removed our transgressions from us This is our Good News All Thanks be to God Gloria Patri 575 Glory Be to the Father Anthem Covenant Chamber Choir Be Thou My Vision Arr Alice Parker Prayers of the People and The Lord s Prayer Offertory Brenda Iglesias Mezzo Soprano At The River Robert Lowry arr Aaron Copland Doxology 572 Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow At this time toddlers and preschool children are invited to go to Junior Church Prayer of Dedication Scripture Lesson 1 Samuel 3 1 10 One This is God s Word for God s People All Thanks be to God Sermon Hymn 368 A Transition Journey What Lord Speak to Me That I May Speak Rev Dr Robert Anderson See pg 6 Benediction Postlude Sonata in Sea Cape Cod mvt iii Hayden Glasgow Organ Scholar James Woodman Those who are able please stand 5

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Moments of Silent Confession Assurance of Pardon One The LORD is compassionate and gracious slow to anger abounding in love He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities For as high as the heavens are above the earth so great is his love for those who fear him as far as the east is from the west so far has he removed our transgressions from us This is our Good News All Thanks be to God Gloria Patri 575 Glory Be to the Father Anthem Covenant Chamber Choir Be Thou My Vision Arr Alice Parker Prayers of the People and The Lord s Prayer Offertory Brenda Iglesias Mezzo Soprano At The River Robert Lowry arr Aaron Copland Doxology 572 Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow At this time toddlers and preschool children are invited to go to Junior Church Prayer of Dedication Scripture Lesson 1 Samuel 3 1 10 One This is God s Word for God s People All Thanks be to God Sermon Hymn 368 A Transition Journey What Lord Speak to Me That I May Speak Rev Dr Robert Anderson See pg 6 Benediction Postlude Sonata in Sea Cape Cod mvt iii Hayden Glasgow Organ Scholar James Woodman Those who are able please stand 5

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