Good Friday New Covenant Presbyterian Church Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? INTRODUCTION TO THE SERVICE The service tonight is known as the “Service of The Nails”. It is a series of readings, responses, and silent reflection and prayer designed to help us enter more deeply into the meaning of Good Friday. Everyone is requested to … Continue reading
John 19:16b-22 Opt: John 12:12- 27 and Psalm 24 Call to Worship: Hosanna, Save us! All Creatures up Our God and King, Lift up your voice and with us Sing. Hosanna, Hosanna in the highest, blessed is the one who come sin the name of the Lord. Let all things their Creator bless, and worship him in … Continue reading
Walkout Prayer We come for sanctuary Knowing the world is not safe, so we do not trust in the power of mortals or princes but in the Lord, who executes justice–the one who feeds the hungry, and frees the captives. Breath departs & plans perish, but our God is the God who promises peace, the … Continue reading
John 19:23-30 and Psalm 26:3 Note: The Narrative Lectionary takes up this account of the cross, rather than Footwashing, for Maundy Thursday. Therefore, I have taken these images to describe the Supper in the litany that follows. John 19:23-30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 23 When the soldiers had crucified Jesus, they took his clothes and divided … Continue reading
John 19:1-16a and Psalm 146 Call to Worship: Lord we come here for sanctuary Knowing the world is not always safe, we turn to you I will not put my trust in the power of mortals or princes I put my trust in the Lord, who executes justice–the one who gives food to the hungry. Breath departs and plans perish. So My … Continue reading
Prayers & Liturgy written by Rev. Dr. Barb Hedges-Goettl, all available for use with credit. More resources for Lent available here. John 18:12-27 and Psalm 17:1-7 Prayer of Great Thanksgiving One: The Lord be with you. Many: And also with you. Lift up your hearts. We lift them up to the Lord. Let us give … Continue reading
John 18:28-40 and Psalm 145:10-13 Call to Worship: God, your kingdom is everlasting, and endures throughout all generations, All of your works shall give thanks to you. Someday even the rocks will cry out about your mighty deeds, and the glorious splendor of your kingdom. Let all your faithful bless you. The Trinity God is faithful in all of their words, … Continue reading
John 13:1-17 and Psalm 51:7-12 Call To Worship: We come to serve Jesus, who came to serve us. Let us know the Lord. We come to be made clean, by one who will bathe us in love. Let us know the Lord. We come to be made whole, by the Holy Spirit. Let us know and worship the Lord. Confession: … Continue reading
John 11:1-44 and Psalm 104: 27-30 Call to Worship: God who gives us good things, so we can gather them up. Help us prepare our hearts for you. Lord Jesus who weeps with us as we weep. Give us time to mourn Holy Spirit who creates us. Create love in us today. Prayer of Confession: Lord, the waiting … Continue reading
Links for Theme “When in Doubt” Feb 14th 2018 Ash Wednesday John 10:1-18 and Psalm 23 Feb 18th 2018 Jesus Raises Lazarus John 11:1-44 and Psalm 104: 27-30 Feb 25 2018 Jesus Washes Feet John 13:1-17 and Psalm 51:7-12 Mar 4th 2018 (includes communion) Peter’s Denial John 18:12-27 and Psalm 17:1-7 Mar 11th 2018 Jesus … Continue reading
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