Category Archives: Study

April 7, 2019

 5th Week of Lent

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

 

 

 

 

Scripture: Matthew 25:31-46 (p. 906, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’” (Matthew 25:40)

Message: Last Judgment

Theme: Jesus valued action over idleness, and altruism over selfishness.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #357 “The Days Are Surely Coming” (LLANGLOFFAN)
  •  HYMN #762   “When the Poor Ones”    (EL CAMINO)
  •  HYMN #523 “You Satisfy the Hungry Heart” (BICENTENNIAL)

Prayer of the Day: O Lord, you long for your people to care for one another with the same compassion you show to them. Move our hearts in love wherever we encounter need and make us more like you with each day. We pray this in the name of Jesus. Amen.

 

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March 24, 2019 Worship

 3rd Week of Lent

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

 

 

 

 

Scripture: Matthew 22:1-14 (p. 902, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “The wedding is ready, but those invited were not worthy. Go therefore into the main streets, and invite everyone you find to the wedding banquet.” (Matthew 22:8b-9)

Message: Wedding Banquet

Theme: Jesus desires to “rehumanize” dehumanized populations.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #23 “God, You Spin the Whirling Planets”        (PLEADING SAVIOR)
  • HYMN #720  “Jesus Calls Us”                                              (GALILEE)
  • HYMN #263     “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name!            (CORONATION)

Prayer of the Day: Lord of hosts, you constantly expand the boundaries of your kingdom. Make us joyful participants in your plan to redeem the world, that all people would be one in you. For the sake of Jesus Christ. Amen.

March 17, 2019 Worship

2nd Sunday of Lent

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

 

 

 

 

Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16 (p. 899, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “‘Take what belongs to you and go; I choose to give to this last the same as I give to you. Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? Or are you envious because I am generous?’ So the last will be first, and the first will be last.” (Matthew 20:14-16)

Message: Laborers in the Vineyard

Theme: A world modeled after God’s generosity would provide enough for all people.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #503    “Lord, We Have Come at Your Own Invitation”    (O QUANTA  QUALIA)
  • HYMN #28  “You Are Before Me, Lord”              (SURSUM CORDA – Smith)
  • HYMN #725       “O Jesus, I Have Promised”                          (NYLAND)

Prayer of the Day: O Lord, you are merciful, just, and gracious. Make us grateful recipients of your generosity and joyful dispensers of the same lavish benefits to those who depend upon us. In Jesus’ name. Amen.