March 28 – Palm Sunday Virtual Service

It Is Finished – Full Service

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PALM SUNDAY

We have come to welcome our
Triumphant King, Jesus Christ.

Palm Sunday Video

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:            (responsively)
L: We gather to worship God and to give thanks to Him for His love.
P:  We are here to praise God for all His promises and how they have been fulfilled in Christ Jesus our Lord.
L:  We are here to remember the day that Jesus    entered Jerusalem and was acclaimed as the             Messiah by all.
P: We are here also to recall how Jesus was          abandoned to His death on the cross.
L: We celebrate today, and yet we also mourn.
All: Let us hear the word of God and worship God and God alone.

“All glory, laud and honour”                          vs. 1&4 240

Palm Sunday reading

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:                Minister

“I have decided to follow Jesus”                vs. 1&4 570 (New)

The passing of the Peace:

The Peace of Jesus Christ be with you.  And also with you.

The Scriptures:
1 Peter 2: 21-25          Allan Turberfield
John 19:30 Minister

Sermon:      “It Is Finished”

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:
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“Doxology”                            

Offertory Prayer:
Most gracious God, we thank You for all the blessings You give us each day of our lives.  We thank You for our church families You have made us a part of.  Help us to follow in the example of Jesus by sharing love, compassion, peace and forgiveness to one another and the rest of the world.  Please receive our offering as a sign of our commitment to You and for the use in the expansion of Your kingdom on earth.  This we pray in the Name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.  Amen.

Announcements

“Hozanna, loud hozanna”                                     157

Commissioning and Benediction

Sing Amen

March 21 – Virtual Service

“I Thirst…” – Full Service

Sermon Only

THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT

We have come to take up our crosses and follow Jesus.

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                        (responsively)
L:     I will sing of Your steadfast love forever, O Lord.
P:     I will proclaim Your faithfulness to all generations.
L:     I will declare that Your love stands firm forever.
P:     Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne;        love and faithfulness go before You.
All:    Blessed are they who have learned to acclaim You and                  blessed are they who walk in the light of Your presence.

“How great Thou art”                          vs. 1-3 332 (New)

The Fifth Sunday in Lent reading

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:         Minister

“Take my life, and let it be”               vs. 1&2 474

The passing of the Peace:
The Peace of Jesus Christ be with you.  And also with you.

The Scriptures:
Psalm 25                                                Allan Turberfield
John 19: 25-30                                  Minister

Sermon:      “I Thirst…”

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:

“For the fruits of His creation”                vs. 1&2 570              

Offertory Prayer:
Gracious and compassionate God – our hearts would not withhold our devotion, or our hands grasp for ourselves what You have called us to give.  May these gifts signify our commitment to You and to the Gospel revealed by Your Son, Christ Jesus our Lord.  Receive these offerings and lead us in His path.  We ask it in His Name.  Amen.

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Announcements

“All the way my Saviour leads me”               507

Commissioning and Benediction

March 14 – Virtual Service

My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me – Full Service

Sermon Only

THE FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT

We have come to take up our crosses and follow Jesus.

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                      (responsively)
L:     Praise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name.
P:     Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits –
L:     Who forgives all your sins and heals all your      diseases,
P:     Who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,
L:     Who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
All:  Praise the Lord, all His works everywhere in His dominion.  Praise the Lord, O my soul.

“Spirit of the living God”                                     400 (New)

The Fourth Sunday in Lent reading

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:       Minister

“Will Your anchor hold?”                                     515

The passing of the Peace:
The Peace of Jesus Christ be with you.  And also with you.

The Scriptures:
Psalm 22: 1-18                                                      Allan Turberfield
Mark 15: 33-41                                                    Minister

Sermon:
“My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?”

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth,
As it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors.
Lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, The power, and the glory,
Forever and ever.
Amen.

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:

“Now thank we all our God”                                 103            

Offertory Prayer:
Gracious and compassionate God, we thank You for Your love You brought to perfection in Jesus Christ – a love that wasn’t just spoken in words, but given in the perfect sacrifice of Jesus.  In the fourth word from the cross, we are reminded of the agony of the Man of Sorrows.  We come to submit ourselves again to Your service.  Please accept our offering for the expansion of Your kingdom work.  Amen.

Announcements

“The old rugged cross”

Commissioning and Benediction

Closing Refrain:

March 7 – Virtual Service

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Here Is Your Son… Here Is Your Mother – Full Service

“Here is Your Son…Here is Your Mother” – Sermon Only

               THE THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT

A Service Of Word and Sacrament
We have come to take up our
crosses and follow Jesus.

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                 (responsively)

L: Bless the Lord. Let all that is within you bless God’s holy name.
P:   We will bless the Lord and remember God’s acts of goodness.
L:   The Lord does not deal with us according to our sins.
P:   God forgives all our iniquities and heals our diseases.
L:   The Lord keeps us from the grave and crowns us with love and mercy.
P:   The Lord satisfies us with good as long as we live.
L:   As a father has compassion for his children,
so the Lord has compassion for those who honour Him.
P:   As the heavens are high above the earth, so great is God’s love toward those who have reverence for Him.

“To God be the glory”             73 The Third Sunday in Lent reading

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:                Minister

“Tell me the old, old story”                                  401

The passing of the Peace:
The Peace of Jesus Christ be with you.  And also with you.

The Scriptures:
John 19: 23-27                                                  Minister

Sermon:      “Here Is Your Son…  Here Is Your Mother”

The Sacrament of Holy Communion:

– Hymn – “Beneath the cross of Jesus”  vs. 1&2 185

– Invitation and Words of Institution

– Prayer for the Blessing of the Elements

– Partaking of the Elements

– Prayer of Thanksgiving

– Hymn – “Beneath the cross of Jesus” v. 3 185

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:

“For all Your goodness, God”                   804 (New)

Offertory Prayer:                                               Minister

Announcements

*“What a friend we have in Jesus”                      431

Commissioning and Benediction

Closing Refrain: