March 10, 2019 Worship

First Sunday of Lent

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Scripture: Matthew 18:15-35 (p. 897-8, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.” (Matthew 18:21-22)

Message: Forgiveness

Theme: Forgiveness means accepting the imbalance of justice and moving on with your own life.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #306   “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”     (DENNIS)
  • HYMN #529   “Draw Us in the Spirit’s Tether”   (UNION SEMINARY)
  • HYMN #754    “Help Us Accept Each Other”       (BARONITA)

Prayer of the Day: God, you have forgiven us a world of transgressions. Make us likewise gracious to those who are in debt to us, showing them the mercy which you offer to all. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

March 3, 2019 – Transfiguration Worship

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Scripture: Matthew 16:24—17:8 (p. 896, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. (Matthew 17:1-2)

Message: Transfiguration

Theme: Faith can grow with and without life-changing faith events.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #452       “Open the Eyes of My Heart”          (OPEN THE EYES)
  • HYMN #190   “Swiftly Pass the Clouds of Glory”    (GENEVA)
  • HYMN #192 “Lord, the Light of Your Love Is Shining”   (SHINE, JESUS, SHINE)

Prayer of the Day: O God of the ages, you give us your only son and ask only that we listen to him. Help us to see you throughout our highs and lows, and to find courage in having you by our side. Amen.

February 24, 2019 Worship

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2-24-2018 feeding the five thousand

 

Scripture: Matthew 14:13-33 (p. 893-4, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. (Matthew 14:19)

Message: Feeding 5000

Theme: We are invited to be agents of hospitality by stepping out in faith.

Hymns We Will Sing:

  • HYMN #22   “God of the Sparrow”    (ROEDER)
  • HYMN #498    “Loaves Were Broken, Words Were Spoken” (BEACH SPRING)
  • HYMN #834 “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”          (PRECIOUS LORD)

Prayer of the Day: O Lord, you feed us on the riches of your kingdom, then invite us to feed others in kind. Spread the impulse of your generosity far and wide, that this world may see a revival of your original vision for creation. Amen.