January 17, 2016 - Focus on Compassion

The Gathering of the Community
The Apostolic Greeting      Pg. 185
Hymn 593: O God of Every Nation
The Collect of the Day

First Reading: “12 Steps to a Compassionate Life,”
             by Karen Armstrong

The Proclamation of the Word

Psalm 36:5-10
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
Anthem: Come Follow Me
The Gospel: John 2:1-11
An Affirmation of Faith (see other side)

The Prayers
The Prayers of the People
Confession and Absolution Pg. 191
The Peace

The Celebration of the Holy Eucharist
Hymn (offertory): Jesus Put this Song into our Hearts
Prayer over the Gifts
Eucharistic Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer Pg. 211
The Breaking of the Bread
Lamb of God
- We are One in the Spirit
- 428: God Who Gives to Life Its Goodness

The Scattering (Mark 4:20)
Hymn: Freely, Freely
Prayer after Communion
The doxology
Hymn 572: Let there Be Light