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The Plan for this Sunday

Spiritual Friendships

Prelude music – ShinHyung

Welcome- Today we are singing songs and reading psalms of friendship, and the need for spiritual friendships

“You’ve Got a Friend In Me”- Randy Newman

Psalm 133

Introduction to “Friends” by Michael W. Smith- Megan, for all students going off to College

Prayers

“You’ve Got A Friend”- James Taylor, Carol King

Psalm 55: 16+

Message

“Draw The Circle Wide”- Mark Miller 

Blessing

Postlude

 

Song Lyrics:

“You’ve Got A Friend In Me”- Randy Newman

You’ve got a friend in me
You’ve got a friend in me
When the road looks rough ahead
And you’re miles and miles
From your nice warm bed
You just remember what your old pal said
Boy, you’ve got a friend in me
Yeah, you’ve got a friend in me
You’ve got a friend in me
You’ve got a friend in me
If you’ve got troubles, I’ve got ’em too
There isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for you
We stick together and can see it through
‘Cause you’ve got a friend in me
Yeah, you’ve got a friend in me

“Friends”- Michael W. Smith

Packing up the dreams God planted
In the fertile soil of you
Can’t believe the hopes He’s granted
Means a chapter in your life is through
But we’ll keep you close as always
It won’t even seem you’ve gone
‘Cause our hearts in big and small ways
Will keep the love that keeps us strong

And friends are friends forever
If the Lord’s the Lord of them
And a friend will not say never
‘Cause the welcome will not end
Though it’s hard to let you go
In the Father’s hands we know
That a lifetime’s not too long
To live as friends

And friends are friends forever
If the Lord’s the Lord of them
And a friend will not say never
‘Cause the welcome will not end
Though it’s hard to let you go
In the Father’s hands we know
That a lifetime’s not too long
To live as friends. 

“You’ve Got A Friend”- James Taylor, Carol King

When you’re down and troubled
And you need a helping hand
And nothing, nothing is going right
Close your eyes and think of me
And soon I will be there
To brighten up even your darkest night
You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I’ll come running, oh yeah baby, to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you’ve got to do is call
And I’ll be there, ye, ye, ye
You’ve got a friend
“Draw The Circle Wide”- 
Draw the cir-cle wide. Draw the cir-cle, draw the cir-cle wide. No one stands a-lone, we’ll stand side by side.
Draw the cricle, draw the cir-cle wide.
Draw the cir-cle wide, draw it wid-er still. Let this be our song: no one stands a-lone.
Standing side by side, draw the cir-cle, draw the circle wide.
Draw the cir-cle wide. Draw the cir-cle, draw the cir-cle wide. No one stands a-lone, we’ll stand side by side.
Draw the cricle, draw the cir-cle wide.
Draw the cir-cle, draw the cir-cle wide. Draw the cir-cle, draw the cir-cle wide.