Haven Jerome Arizona Church Bulletin – March 3, 2013

Third Sunday in Lent

Communion Sunday

GATHERING

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GREETING

PRELUDE

Kathy Nash

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

People:  And also with you.

Leader: Bless the Lord who forgives all our sins.

All: God’s mercy endures forever.

 

* HYMN           “Spirit of God, Descend upon My Heart”                          UMH #500

TIME WITH YOUTH                                                                                  Janet Keffer

NEW TESTAMENT LESSON                                                                  Luke 7:36-50

 

*HYMN                             “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”             UMH #298

 

PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS

OFFERTORY PRAYER

Eternal God: You have taught us through Your word, to be caring of one another’s burdens and thus fulfill the law of Christ. Accept now, and bless these gifts to be used for the needs of Your people, here and everywhere.

For Jesus Name we pray. Amen.

 

RECEIVING OUR OFFERING

*PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING

 

*DOXOLOGY                                                                                               UMH #95

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE-JOYS AND CONCERNS                          Janet Keffer

PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD

NEW TESTAMENT LESSON                                                                              John 2:13-16

 

THE MESSAGE                     “In The Presence of Evil”                       Michael Keffer

*HYMN                                      “Because He Lives”                                   UMH #364

 

COMMUNION

INVITATION/CONFESSION AND PARDON                                      UMH Page 12

 

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                                                                  UMH Page 13-15

 

THE LORD’S PRAYER

 

*RECEIVING COMMUNION

 

SENDING FORTH

*CIRCLE SONG:                         “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”               UMH #557

Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love;

the fellowship of kindred minds is like to that above.

 

*BLESSING

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*Stand as you are able.

The quiet room is available in the back of the sanctuary if needed.

 

Many Thanks to the Rev. Ed Womack for officiating at our Communion Service this morning.

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