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February 28 – Virtual Service

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Today You Will Be With Me In Paradise

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THE SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT

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

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                 (responsively)
L:         The Lord speaks and says: “Because you cling to me in love, I will deliver you.  I will protect you because you know my name.”
P:        Our God says: “When you call to me, I will answer you; I will be with you in trouble.  I will rescue you and honor you.  With long life I will satisfy you and show you my salvation.”
L:         He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will say to the Lord, “My Refuge and my Fortress.”
P:        They who abide in the shadow of the Almighty will say to the Lord, “My God in Whom I trust.”

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

 The Second Sunday in Lent reading

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:                Minister

“I have decided to follow Jesus”              570 (New)

The passing of the Peace:

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

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:

“For the fruits of His creation”                vs. 1&3 570

Offertory Prayer:                                          (in unison)
We make this offering to You, O Lord, as one small promise to love You and to obey Your laws and commandments.  Bless what we give that others may
benefit from it and that all praise, honor and glory may be Yours, both now and forevermore.
Amen.

 The Scriptures:

Psalm 84                                     Allan Turberfield

Luke 23: 39-43                        Minister

Sermon:      “Today You Will Be With Me In Paradise”

 Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Announcements

“How firm a foundation”                      vs. 1, 2&5 425

 Commissioning and Benediction

“God be with you till we meet again”                  589

February 21 – Virtual Service

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Father… Forgive Them – Full Service

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THE FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT

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

Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                 (responsively)
L:         Lead us, O God, as we enter the Lenten season;
P:        Give us the courage of Jesus, Who did not hang back from confronting evil.
L:         Lead us, O God, as we enter the Lenten season;
P:        Give us the dedication of Jesus, Who was not diverted from preaching the Gospel.
L:         Lead us, O God, as we enter the Lenten season;
P:        Give us the compassion of Jesus, Who saw the suffering ones and was moved to help them.
L:         Lead us, O God, as we enter the Lenten season;
P:        Give us the faithfulness of Jesus, Who saw the cross, but did not turn back.

*“Love divine, all loves excelling”          vs. 1&3 233

The First Sunday in Lent reading            (responsively)

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:                Minister

*“In loving partnership”                vs. 1&4 759 (New)

The passing of the Peace:

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

Scripture reading:
Luke 23: 32-39                                                  Minister

Sermon:      “Father…Forgive Them”

 Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:

*“Doxology”                

Offertory Prayer:                                               Minister

Announcements

*“Beneath the cross of Jesus”                vs. 1&3 185

Commissioning and Benediction

Three-fold Amen

February 14 – Virtual Service

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Full Service

“Mountaintop Experience” – Sermon only

Order of service for those who would like to follow along with the full Service

TRANSFIGURATION SUNDAY

WE HAVE COME TO WORSHIP OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, FOR HIS RADIANT LIGHT HAS DRAWN US INTO HIS PRESENCE.

 Welcome

Silent Preparation

The Call to Worship:                                  (responsively)
L:         The Light has been shining.
P:        The Light of Epiphany has been shining.
L:         We have seen the coming of the kings.
P:        We have seen the coming of John the Baptist.
L:         We have seen the coming of Jesus.
P:        But the season of Epiphany is almost over.
L:         Today with the Transfiguration, we see Jesus clearly.
P:        But in Lent the Lord is hidden in shadow.
L:         Some will follow Him.
P:        Some will mock Him.
L:         Some will be healed by Him.
P:        Some will crucify Him.
All:      Let the light shine while it may.  Let us all in our worship together walk to that light.

“Fairest Lord Jesus”                                             232

Prayer of Adoration and Confession:                Minister

“Open my eyes, that I may see”                500 (New)

Assurance of Pardon:                                        Minister

The passing of the Peace:

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

The Scriptures:

Exodus 24: 12-18                                     Allan Turberfield

Matthew 17: 1-9                                                  Minister

Sermon:   “Mountaintop Experience

Prayer of Intercession

The Lord’s Prayer

Presentation of Gifts and Offerings:

“Now thank we all our God”                    vs. 1&2 103

Offertory Prayer:
O God of all people and places, who created all the earth and called it good.  We come bringing our gifts with the earnest prayer that you will bless them.  Take these gifts, we ask you, and multiply them, so that the world may know the light of Christ in the midst of darkness.

Announcements

“Shine, Jesus, Shine”                     vs. 1-3 376 (New)

Commissioning and Benediction