Philippians 1:1-18a and Luke 9:46-48 or Psalm 133 Call to Worship Grace and Peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. How good and pleasant it is when we live together in unity Let us thank God, every time we think of one another. For God’s blessings overflow. Come let us worship … Continue reading
John 20: 1-18 and Psalm 118:21-29 Call to Worship (from Psalm 118) One: Jesus Christ is risen; ALL: he is risen indeed! One: And so I thank you, O God, that you have answered me. ALL: You have become my salvation. One: The stone that the builders rejected ALL: has become the chief cornerstone. One: … 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 19:16b-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
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