Calls To Worship


Adapted from Psalm 111     

Leader:    Praise the Lord.

I will extol the Lord with all my heart

People:     In the council of the upright and in the assembly.

Leader:     Great are the works of the Lord;

People:     They are pondered by all who delight in them.

Leader:     Glorious and majestic are his deeds,

People:     And his righteousness endures forever.

Leader:     He has caused his wonders to be remembered;

People:     The Lord is gracious and compassionate.

Leader:     He provides food for those who fear him;

People:     He remembers his covenant forever.

Leader:     He has shown his people the power of his works,

People:     Giving them the lands of other nations.

Leader:     The works of his hands are faithful and just;

People:     All his precepts are trustworthy.

Leader:     They are steadfast for ever and ever,

People:     Done in faithfulness and uprightness.

Leader:     He provided redemption for his people;

People:     He ordained his covenant forever –

                  Holy and awesome is his name.

Adapted from Psalm 145

Leader: Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; his greatness is unsearchable.

People: One generation shall laud his works to another, and shall declare his mighty acts.

Leader: The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love.

People: All the Lord’s works shall give thanks to him and all his faithful shall bless him, speaking of the glory of his kingdom and telling of his power.

Leader: The Lord is near to all who call on him. Let us speak the praise of the Lord and bless his holy name forever and ever!