“I Thirst…” – Full Service
THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT
We have come to take up our crosses and follow Jesus.
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.
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
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
“All the way my Saviour leads me” 507
Commissioning and Benediction