11:00 a.m.                                                  April 9, 2006

Assemble in God’s Name

Organ Prelude:

Choral Introit:


Welcome and Concerns of the Church

s  Passing the Peace

s Bible Songs: “Under His Wings” #188

Lighting the Candles


Call to Worship  (Zechariah 9:9)

Leader:  The Lord be with you.

People:  And with you also.

Leader:  Rejoice greatly, O daughter Zion.

People:  Shout aloud, O daughter Jerusalem.

Leader:  Lo, your king comes to you;

People:  Triumphant and victorious is he,

Leader:  Humble and riding on a donkey,

People:  On a colt, the foal of a donkey.


Opening Prayer


Proclamation of the Entrance Into Jerusalem (in unison)

The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem.  So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, "Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord-- the King of Israel!"  Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it; as it is written: "Do not be afraid, daughter of Zion. Look, your king is coming, sitting on a donkey's colt!"  His disciples did not understand these things at first; but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things had been written of him and had been done to him.

     (John 12:12-16)


s Hymnbook: "All Glory, Laud, and Honor”  #187

s Gloria Patri #546

Presentation of Tithes and Offerings


s Doxology #544


Proclaim God’s Word

Children's Sermon 

            Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)


s First Reading: Mark 11:1-10




Second Reading: Mark 11: 11


Sermon: "What Did Jesus Think?"


Go in God’s Name

s The Apostles' Creed: The Hymnbook, p12.


s Prayer of Thanksgiving


s The Lord's Prayer


s Hymnbook: "Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”   #185

s Extinguishing the Candles


s Charge and Blessing



s:  all who are able, please stand.



This is the place for restoration of souls, where the weary, the hurting, the confused and those with lagging spirits can be uplifted. The psalmist wrote, "He restores my soul" (Psalm 23:3, NRSV).  On this Palm Sabbath, we welcome you to this haven of renewal.


Youth: Easter Egg hunt this afternoon, 2:00-4:00 p.m.


The Session and Diaconate have a joint meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m.


No Wednesday Bible Study this week.


We will have Community Holy Week Services at noon every day this week (April 10-14).  The services this year are at Divine Savior Roman Catholic Church.  Our church is working with First Presbyterian to serve lunch on Thursday.  Dr. Grant is preaching on Wednesday.


We will have Maundy Thursday Communion this Thursday (April 13) at 7:00 p.m. We will gather in the Fellowship Hall


Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, Next Sabbath,

April 16, 8:00 a.m..


The WOC is not having individual Easter lilies this year but is having one large arrangement.  If you would like to make a special offering in honor or memory of someone, please give your check to Frances Nivens and put for whom it is given on the sheet in the narthex today.  We will have a special insert with this information in the bulletin on Easter Sabbath.  The money will go to the General Fund.


Easter is next Sabbath, April 16


We are going to see the Dead Sea Scrolls on Saturday, May 6.  If you would like to go, please sign the sheet in the narthex.  Tickets for adults are $20.  Children and Senior Citizens pay $17.


Ethan Blaze Branham, son of Bradley and Lydia Branham was born March 28, 2006.  He weighed 8 pounds.  The proud great-grandparents are Ann and Roddey Connolly.

Cecilia Bell Colomb, daughter of Bobby Jo and Jason Colomb was born March 31, 2006.  Joe and Gail Atchley are the proud grandparents. 

We pray God’s blessings on these new children of the covenant.



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