Greetings to Everyone, Sunday, June 11, 2017

We welcome everyone to worship with us during this new year.  You are cordially invited to worship and fellowship with us at our 11 am morning service as we celebrate Trinity Sunday.   You are welcome to come and hear our pastor, Rev. Pat Locke, whose sermon will be "I Am with You Always" with the Scripture taken from Genesis 1 and Matthew 28.  The Lunch Bunch will be dining at Mediterranean Garden following morning worship.  We look forward to having you join with us in worship and Christian fellowship. We hope that you will be able to attend.  May God Bless !!  **

ORDER OF WORSHIP - Trinity Sunday, June 11, 2017


No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here.
Welcome to our guests!  Welcome to those who have no church home, need strength, have doubt, or want to know Christ better.
Welcome to those who have worshiped in this place for generations!  Welcome to people of all racial & ethnic heritages, of all gender orientations, and to families of every shape and size.
We welcome you home!

OPENING WORDS (2 Corinthians 13)
Brothers and sisters, listen to my appeal: agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.  Greet one another with a holy kiss.  All the sainst greet you.  The grace of the Lord jesus, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

O Lord, our Sovereign, how majestic os your name in all the earth!
We look at the heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the starts that you have established.
What are human beings that you are mindful of them, mortals that you care for them?
You have made us a little lower than God, and crowned us with glory and honor.
You give us dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under our feet.
O Lord, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth!

The Standard Lectionary for Trinity Sunday, June 11th is: Genesis 1:1-2,4a; Psalm 8; II Corinthians 13:11-13; and the Gospel of Matthew 28:16-20.



PRELUDE: "The Lord Is My Guide" - Birchwood

HYMN OF PRAISE (#409): "God Is Here!" 

RESPONSE TO THE CONFESSION (#286): "Breathe on Me, Breath of God" (v.1-2)

ANTHEM: "I Sing the Mighty Power of God" - Watts

HYMN (#822): "When We Are Living"   

OFFERTORY: "Where the Spirit Is" -Adams

CLOSING HYMN (#317): "In Christ There Is No East or West"  

POSTLUDE: "Alleluia" - Traditional Honduran melody

*all hymns are from "Glory to God," the Presbyterian Hymnal (2013), unless otherwise noted.

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Come to Church on the Avenue!

"Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation." (Psalm 95:1)

Welcome to Watauga Avenue Presbyterian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. We have been meeting together for worship and fellowship since 1892. In our 100+ years as a community of faith we have grown into a welcoming, caring, and accepting family with active ministry groups for all ages. Our worship services range in style from traditional to contemporary "blended services" - a true intergenerational experience focusing on God.

Look back and thank God.
Look forward and trust God.
Look around and serve God.
Look within and find God.

Watauga Avenue is an inclusive church! Please come join us and experience our family on the Avenue!


WORSHIP TIMES - No Dress Code / Come as you are
Sunday School (all ages) @ 9:45 am
Morning Worship @ 10:55 am
The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper (1st Sunday of each month)


Lunch Bunch @ 12:30 pm (at various local restaurants on rotating basis)