Candler School of Theology
Service of Word and Table
October 29, 2010 | All Saints’ Day
“Then Jesus looked up at his disciples and said… 'Blessed are you who weep now, for youwill laugh…’”
Gathering for Praise
†Hymn For All the Saints UMH 711
You have blessed us with life,
And have blessed the world with the lives of so many saints
who are no longer with us on Earth.
May we remember and celebrate them today
and commit to follow their example in loving you,
Until we all reach the unspeakable joys of heaven.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Hearing God’s Word
Psalm 32 UMH 766
†Gospel Acclamation Alleluia UMH 186
†Gospel Lesson Luke 6:20-31
Responding in Faith
Remembrance of the Saints
Prayers of the People
Let us pray to the Lord. Lord, hear our prayer.
Great Thanksgiving UMH 17
Musical Setting A
The Lord’s Prayer
Giving of the Bread and Cup
Music during Communion
Life-Giving Bread The Faith We Sing, 2261
†Prayer after Communion
Eternal God, we give you thanks for this holy mystery
in which you have given yourself to us.
Grant that we may go into the world,
in the strength of your Spirit,
to give ourselves for others.
In the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Departing to Serve
†Hymn Come, Let Us Join Our Friends Above UMH 709
Signs of Peace
+Tuesday, 2 November, Service of Word and Table: Dr. L. Edward Phillips, Associate Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology
+Thursday, 4 November, Service of Word: Dr. Brent Strawn, Associate Professor of Old Testament
+Friday, 5 November, Friday Mid-Day Eucharist: Dr. Winston Worrell, Director of the World Methodist Evangelism Institute
+All services begin at 11:05 a.m.
Organist: Sarang Love
Musicians: Dedric Cowser, piano; Anna Tew, guitar
Reader: Zach Dearman
Celebrant: Laura Chiefetz, The Fund for Theological Education
Deacon: Cassie Noland
Bread Baker: Steven Elizabeth Reneau
Collect: Anna Tew
Worship Office Coordinators: Dedric Cowser, Anna Tew, Kim Sorrells, Kate McMath, The Rev. Nicholas O’Neal, Lee Curtis
Ancient Christian Devotional, ed. Thomas C. Oden, Cindy Crosby, (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2009.
Prayers of the People: Intercessions for the Christian People, ed. Gail Ramshaw, (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1990).