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