Sunday Worship – March 19, 2017

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Flowers honoring the marriage of Karen and Jay Poole on March 17, 2017

 

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  • Call to Worship:  Christiaan Faul, Youth Director
    • Leader:    The message of the cross sounds foolish to the world.
    • People:    But to us it is the power of God!
    • Leader:   Together, we proclaim Christ crucified, for the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom.
    • People:    And the weakness of God is stronger than our strength.
    • ALL:      LET US WORSHIP TOGETHER!
  • Hymn 101  –  “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross” – HAMBURG
  • Call to Confession and Prayer (unison)
    • Eternal God, from the beginning of time you have called your children into communion with you.  Yet we confess like all the rest, we have turned to our own way and refused your love and grace.  Restore us to the joy of knowing you, and of recognizing your reign among us.  In Christ’s name, who brings us your good news, 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:  Brandon Ouellette, Seminarian Minister

PART 4

  • Anthem:  “The Holy Heart” – arranged by Mary McDonald – The Men’s Quartet
    • James Bates, Richard Ray, Matt Killion, and Bob Borders, accompanied by Shirley Hawkes

PART 5

  • Scripture:  Genesis 1:27-31a
  • Sermon:  LENT THREE:  ANTHROPOLOGY – Reverend Joel Weible, Pastor
  • Download the sermon to play on your own audio device:  031917 sermon JW

PART 6

  • Hymn 297:  “O Lord of Every Shining Constellation” – VICAR
  • 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:  “(They Crucified My Lord) and He Never Said a Mumbalin’ Word – arr. John Carter
    • James Bates, trumpet
  • 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 Whose Giving Knows No Ending” – BEACH SPRING
  • Charge and Benediction:  Rev. Weible
  • Reflection:  Who are you created to be?
  • Postlude:  “Amazing Grace” – James Bates, trumpet – arr. Charles Callahan
  • The Ringing of the Bell

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