Good morning! Welcome! We're so glad you could be with us.
Please join us for an opening hymn.
This week's scripture lesson is Psalm 130.
A song of ascents.
1 Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord;
2 Lord, hear my voice.
Let your ears be attentive
to my cry for mercy.
3 If you, Lord, kept a record of sins,
Lord, who could stand?
4 But with you there is forgiveness,
so that we can, with reverence, serve you.
5 I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits,
and in his word I put my hope.
6 I wait for the Lord
more than watchmen wait for the morning,
more than watchmen wait for the morning.
7 Israel, put your hope in the Lord,
for with the Lord is unfailing love
and with him is full redemption.
8 He himself will redeem Israel
from all their sins.
Please join us for a word of prayer
Gracious Heavenly Father, as we have been given the great privilege to share in worship today, we truly miss the close fellowship of brothers and sisters in Christ as we gather in our homes versus in the sanctuary of our church. Regardless of how and where it takes place we still feel the love and warmth of Your holy presence. We continue to ask for patience during these times of separation and social distancing. As our scripture lesson for today pointed out, we do indeed look to You to provide answers and reassurance when it comes to our cries for help. It also does indeed remind of us of the times we didn’t take the opportunity to thank and praise You for the many blessings You shower on us on so many occasions.
Today, we pray for those that are fighting this devastating disease, and even more so for those who have lost loved ones. Today, let us remember those who are hospitalized and those who are taking care of them as so many healthcare workers have given so many hours to this cause. We ask that You, O Lord, provide each of them with a great sense of Your peace and presence. As we begin a new week, whether it be at home, work or taking care of others, we ask that Your continued strength be with us. Surround us with the power of Your presence as each new day unfolds. We ask all these things in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen
Please join us for our final hymn
Thank you for joining us today!
If you have any prayer requests or joys that you would like to share, you can comment below. If you need anything, please contact Pastor Gary or a session member. For concerns that you would like included on the prayer chain, please contact Linda Miller. If you are in need of food from our food pantry, please contact Becky Phillips.
Remember that in this time of physical distancing, we can still connect with others. This is a great time to check in with friends, neighbors and loved ones.