April 2nd Worship Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, April 2, 2023
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Palm Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Crown Him with Many Crowns”………UMH 327

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 here, 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

Liturgist

All People: Give thanks to the Lord, for God is good. God’s steadfast love endures forever.

Liturgist
1st Reader

2nd Reader

Readers 1&2

Music: The Gates of the City

3rd Reader

All Readers

4th Reader

All People: Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is the One who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest heaven!

5th Reader

All People: Give thanks to the Lord, for God is good. God’s steadfast love endures forever.

All Readers

Waving And Celebration With Palms

*Gloria Patri……………………………..…..………..….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”………………..UMH 278

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

The Offering of our Gifts and Ourselves

Doxology……………….………..……………UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”Tell Me the Stories of Jesus”…………….UMH 277

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29……….Page 492

*Gospel Readings
Luke 19:1-10, 22:24-27…….Pages 854 & 857
                           
Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Between the Outlaws”

Communion

Prayer

*Hymn
”O Sacred Head, Now Wounded”………….UMH 286

*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Clearing of the Altar and Sanctuary

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Edie Bogart

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

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