March 27th Service

Sunday, March 27, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fourth Sunday in Lent
UMCOR
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

Invocation

*Praise Song
What a Friend We Have In Jesus”……. UMH 526

Prelude

*Processional

In this place, among these people
God is worshipped, God is praised
We have seen the signs and wonders;
The lost are found, the dead are raised.
We are living the Gospel story;
lives are changed, and mountains moved.
Won’t  you come and work among us?
You are welcomed, you are loved.

*Call to Worship

Leader: The psalmist writes that the faithful should pray to God in troubled times.
All: Reconciling God, we pray with those in trouble, who are impacted by hurricanes, fires, political unrest, war, and poverty.
Leader: The psalmist writes that God surrounds us with songs of rescue.
All: Reconciling God, we pray with those in need of rescue who are suffering from viruses, famine, forced migration and climate disaster.
Leader: The psalmist writes that faithful love surrounds us.
All: Reconciling God, make us ambassadors for Christ to extend your faithful love through our support of missions.

*Gloria Patri………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service”…..UMH 581

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.”  Children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

Shalom Sunday Offering and Special UMCOR Offering

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………..…UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee”………UMH 430

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 32……………Page 440
Epistle Reading

2 Corinthians 5:16-21………….Page 940
*Gospel Reading

Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32……….Page 850

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Lost and Found”

Prayer

*Hymn
”Blest Be the Tie That Binds”.…….……UMH  557

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Cindy Butler

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Kelly White

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

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