Sunday Worship – March 12, 2017

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  • tel rencontre femme The Ringing of the Bell
  • helpful resources Words of Welcome:  Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Prelude:  “The Old Rugged Cross”  – arranged by Bill Ingram
    • The Handbell Ensemble – Lynne Anderson, Richard Ray, Lynn Wilkinson, Margaret Hill, Jenny Williams, and Matt Killion

PART 2 

  • Call to Worship:  Brandon Ouellette, Seminarian Minister
    • Leader:   We gather this day to worship our God, whose words and ways challenge us.
    • People:    We come to worship our Creator, seeking to have our faith challenged into growth.
    • Leader:    Our faith is rooted in our worship together.
    • People:    Gathered together we find nourishment for our spirits in this growing season of Lent.
    • ALL:      LET US WORSHIP GOD TOGETHER.
  • Hymn 274  –  “O God of Earth and Space” – LEONI
  • Call to Confession and Prayer (unison)
    • Merciful God, we confess that we have not been sincere Christians.  We claim to follow Jesus but have not taken his path of sacrificial love.  We profess to be disciples, but we are not willing to bear the cost of discipleship.  We affirm the virtue of self-denial, but we indulge our selfish desires and seek earthly gain.  Forgive us, we pray.  Free us for sincere repentance through Christ, our Lord.  In his name, hear our silent prayers of return …
  • Hymn 574:  “Lord, Have Mercy Upon Us” – KYRIE
    • Lord, have mercy upon us.
    • Christ, have mercy upon us.
    • Lord, have mercy upon us.
  • Assurance of Pardon
    • Leader:    Our hearts are washed anew in the healing waters of God’s love.
    • People:    For the steadfast love of God endures forever …
    • Leader:    Through the Holy Spirit, God nourishes us into life.
    • People:    For the steadfast love of God endures forever …
    • ALL:      WHAT WONDROUS LOVE IS THIS?
  • Response 85:  “What Wondrous Love Is This” – WONDROUS LOVE

 

PART 3

  • Time for Young Disciples:  Katie Weible

 

PART 4

  • Anthem:  “Were You There?” – arranged by Bill Ingram – The Handbell Ensemble

 

PART 5

  • Scripture:  Matthew 16:13-19
  • Sermon:  LENT TWO:  CHRISTOLOGY – Reverend Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Download the sermon to play on your own audio device:  031217 SERMON jw

 

PART 6

  • Hymn 311:  “We Meet You, O Christ” – HANOVER
  • Affirmation of Faith:   (from the IONA COMMUNITY)
    • With the whole church … We affirm that we are made in God’s image, befriended by Christ, and empowered by the Spirit.
    • With people everywhere … We affirm God’s goodness at the heart of humanity, planted more deeply than all that is wrong.
    • With all creation …We affirm and celebrate the miracle and wonder of life and the unfolding purposes of God, forever at work in ourselves and the world.  Amen.

 

PART  7

  • Announcements:  Rev. Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer

 

PART 8

  • Offertory:  “Give Me Jesus” – arranged by Marianna Kim
  • Doxology 592:  “Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow” – OLD ONE HUNDREDTH
  • Prayer of Dedication (unison)
    • God of all true power and glory, we thank you that once again, Jesus Christ travels toward Jerusalem not with a sword to challenge the powers of this world, but with Love to transform them.  May these gifts be a sign of the offering of our whole selves.  Amen.

 

PART 9

  • Hymn 418:  “God, Bless Your Church with Strength!” – ICH HALTE TREULICH STILL
  • Charge and Benediction:  Rev. Weible

 

PART 10

  • Reflection:  Who is Christ to you?
  • Postlude:  “Chorale From The St. Matthew Passion” – J.S. Bach  (1685 – 1750)
  • The Ringing of the Bell

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