Category Archives: Worship

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 31, 2019

4th 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 25:1-13 (p. 905-6, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “Keep awake, therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.” (Matthew 25:13)

Message: Bridesmaids

Theme: Jesus condemned complacency and praised action.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #716 “God, Whose Giving Knows No Ending” (BEACH SPRING)
  • HYMN #203 “Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us with Your Love” (CHEREPONI)
  • HYMN #394 “Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation” (WESTMINSTER ABBEY) 

Prayer of the Day: O Lord, you bid us stay alert and active in the work of your kingdom. Keep us focused on things which matter, awaiting your return with eagerness and longing. Through Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen.

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.