Acts 2:1-21 Phil: 4:4-7 Call to Worship The Lord is near Rejoice in the Lord always, again I say rejoice And here we are, all gathered in the name of Jesus, to hear the Word of Jesus Christ Let us speak to God, each in our own way and tongue, so that God might hear … Continue reading
Phil 2:1-13 Luke 6:43-45 Psalm 62 Call to Worship (based on Psalm 62) For God alone my soul waits in silence God loves each of as a mother hen protects her young God alone is my rock and my salvation, and I shall never be shaken God is our refuge, let us worship God … Continue reading
Acts 17:16-31 and John 1:16-18 Call to Worship When the idols surrounding us, distress us. We come seeking God When we talk to the unknown one We come seeking God When we wonder at how we live, and move and breathe. We come seeking God. Come let us seek God together starting with worship, so … Continue reading
Acts 17:16-31, Luke 6:18-19 , Alternative: Psalm 142 Call to Worship Lord, you have opened the door for us Help us to come out, blinking, into the light Lord the resurrection is the beginning of healing Let us celebrate and share the resurrection with one another in worship here today. Prayer of Confession: (unison) … Continue reading
John 20: 19-31 and Psalm 145: 13-21 Call to Worship: Lord we come to know you, So Lord we come to taste and see the kingdom through communion, Lord we are full of doubts, So Lord, we come to touch and believe that you are the crucified God, Lord we are full of worry, So … Continue reading
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 19:23-30 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
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