Enthusiasm Runs Hot and Cold
Today’s guest speaker is Rev Clarejean E. Haury.
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Hymn: "Hosanna! Loud Hosanna!"
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Who is this unlikely king?
PEOPLE: Hosanna! His name is Jesus!
Leader: Why does he ride into the city?
PEOPLE: Hosanna! He comes to save us!
Leader: Let us wave our palms, throw down our coats,
PEOPLE: and follow our Christ into His kingdom!
PRAYER FOR THIS DAY
HYMN: “All Glory, Laud, and Honor!”
CALL TO CONFESSION
PRAYER OF CONFESSION: (Unison)
HOSANNA, WE PRAY. SAVE US, LORD. SAVE US FROM OURSELVES, WHEN WE TRIP OVER OUR PRIDE, DOUBT OR FEAR. SAVE US FROM SYSTEMS THAT KEEP US BOUND, WHEN WE CANNOT SEE THE WAY OUT OF WHAT SEEMS LIKE IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN THIS WAY. SAVE US FROM OUR SINS, WHEN WE FEEL THE WEIGHT PRESSING DOWN ON OUR HEARTS. REMND US, O LORD, THAT CROWDS SHOUTING “HOSANNA!” WILL SOON BE SCREAMING “CRUCIFY HIM!” SAVE US WE PRAY, O LORD, AND DO NOT LET US BE AMONG THEM. AMEN (Silent Personal Prayers)
Assurance of Pardon
Passing the Peace
L: The peace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
P: And also, with you.
Response – Gloria Patri
Prayer for Illumination: (Unison)
ETERNAL GOD, WHOSE WORD SILENCES THE SHOUTS OF THE MANY; QIET WITHIN US ANY VOICE BUT YOUR OWN. SPEAK TO US THROUGH THE SUFFERING AND DEATH OF JESUS CHRIST THAT BY THE POWER OF YOUR HOLY SPIRIT WE MAY RECEIVE GRACE TO SHOW CHRIST’S LOVE IN OUR LIVES GIVEN TO YOUR SERVICE IN JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD UNTIL WE PASSOVER INTO THE HEAVENLY KINGDOM. AMEN.
Scripture reading John 12: 1-19 and Isaiah 50:4-9
Sermon: “ENTHUSIASM RUNS HOT AND COLD” Rev. Haury
HYMN: “Lift Up Your Head, Ye Mighty Gates”
Presentation of our tithes and offerings
Prayer of dedication
Concerns and Celebrations
Birthdays Mike Durila, Keith Durila, Cody Phillips, Evelyn Wood (99 yrs. old)
SYMPATHY To the Family of Rosetta Bedillion
To the Family of Dave Dillie
To the Family of Jack Burnfield
To the Family of Dolores Haynos
CONTINUED PRAYERS FOR: Roma Grose, Ruth Hampe, Susan Schively, Jimmy Davis, Judy Donaldson, Margo Johnson, Melissa Pedigo, Aaron Blake, Lisa Phillips, Mickey Gubitti, Chip Rogers, Dixie Avoila, Dennis McWreath, Chuck Warlow, Chuck Dicks, Randy Moore, Margaret Knabenshue, Janet Schively, Mary Ann Durila, Patty Nagey, Dr. Craig Fox, Karen Eisiminger, Kelley Gump, Mary Ann McFeeley, Ed Horne, Donna West, June and Keith McGill, Dianna Donaldson, Chuck Montecello, Glenn Miles, Dave Cummings, Doug Ward, Mark Knabenshue, Rick McFeeley, Deron Wood, Susan Alberti, Bryan Dunn, Dana Wilson, Marge McWreath, Tim Knabenshue, Debbie Rugg, Reba Flowers, Cody Clifford, Frank Baker, Bill Stewart, Katelyn Allen, Carol Moore, and Emmy Higgins (10 ys. old)
We will be having a Good Friday Service on April 2nd, 7:00 PM with Rev. Mason speaking.
Thank you to the Trustee for hosting a Work Day yesterday!
Prayers of the People and The Lord’s Prayer
HYMN: “He’s Still the King of Kings”
COVID GUIDELINES for Church Services: Face masks, hand sanitizer, social distance & seating 6 feet apart, no congregational singing, please participate in responsive readings at your seat if comfortable.
We welcome all who have come to join us in the worship of the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Please come again. If you are visiting with us today, please let us know that we might welcome you into our church family.
REMEMBER OUR FOOD COLLECTION: And Jesus said, “You give them something to eat.” Mark 6:37. Please remember our food pantry is available to anyone in need. Replenish with your hands and listen for the need with your ears. Contact Becky Phillips with any need in the community or to donate.
“THREE MEALS A DAY”
Can You Help Us Provide These To Someone Less Fortunate?
For the month of April, we will be collecting foods that will help to provide three meals a day. I would ask, if you are able, please consider donating one or more of the items listed below. These items will help to stock our church food pantry as well as support the Samaritan Care Food Pantry.
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