living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable
angels in festal gathering, 23 and to the assembly of the
firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the
judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made
perfect, 24 and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant,
and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than
the blood of Abel.” Hebrews 12: 22-24

The nature of our worship service is such that we
spiritually connect to the church of all times and places.
As the hymn states (52) the church at rest has union with
the church on earth. What a thought to come to church and
to be joined by angels and those who have gone before
us to worship the Living God and the Mediator of the New