Claybanks United Methodist Church
March 30, 2018 2:00 pm
*Indicates to stand as you are able
As you enter the sanctuary please be respectful of the quietness of this time.
Jesus And His Drowsy Disciples Gather In Gethsemane
Matthew 26:36 – 46
Jesus, Betrayed by Judas And Is Arrested
Mark 14:43 – 50
Response: Jesus, help us to know the beauty and truth of our relationships with neighbors, with creation and ultimately with you.
Jesus Is Condemned by The Sanhedrin
Luke 22:66 – 71
*Hymn “When I Survey The Wondrous Cross” UMH #298
Jesus Is Denied by Peter
Matthew 26:69 – 75
Response: Jesus, with your love in our hearts, we will be able
to stand by those in our lives who suffer, and wewill not abandon them.
Jesus Is Judged by Pilate Who Appeals to The Crowd
Response: Lord Jesus, crucified and risen, have mercy on us.Help us walk in your steps.
Jesus Is Scourged and Crowned with Thorns
John 19:1 – 7
Response: Jesus, when we encounter situations of people’s dignitybeing violated by violence, by bullying ordiscrimination, we will always think of you. Help us todo what we can to stand up for our brothers and sistersas we would for you.
Jesus Bears the Cross
John 19:6, 15 – 17
Jesus Is Helped by Simon the Cyrene To Carry the Cross
Response: Jesus, on your lacerated shoulders lies the weight ofthe shamefulness of our sin and pain, help usremember that, with your help, we do have what ittakes to soothe our neighbor’s pain and to helpshoulder the burden they bear.
Jesus Is Crucified
Luke 23:33 – 38
Jesus Promises His Kingdom to The Good Thief
Response: Jesus, we are not sure that we can forgive the waythat you do. But we know we must. Save us fromour fear of letting go. Heal our hearts so that wecan forgive those who have hurt each other.
Jesus Speaks to His Mother and The Disciple
John 19:25 – 27
Jesus Dies on The Cross
Luke 23:44 – 49
*Hymn “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded” UMH #286
Jesus Is Placed in The Tomb
Matthew 27:57 – 60
*Hymn “Were You There?” UMH #288
Stripping of the Altar
Following our Good Friday Service please exit the sanctuary in silence until you are in the Fellowship Hall.