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FOURTH SABBATH IN LENT
11:00 a.m. March 25, 2001
Assemble in Gods Name
s Hymnbook: "Come, Christians, Join to Sing" #131
s Passing the Peace
Concerns of the Church
Call to Worship (John 8:12)
Leader: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.
Leader: Jesus said, I am the light of the world.
People: Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.
Prayer of Confession (in unison)
Remind us, most patient Father, that there is no real relationship without trust and honesty, no healing forgiveness without confession. Save us from the Pharisee's self-righteous pride, from his fear of losing face. Give us, rather, the courage of the publican, who knew he needed forgiveness and a fresh start and did not care who might be watching him pour out his heart to you.
Help us to make proper use of our Lenten opportunities for worship and self-searching. Assist us in our ongoing struggle for integrity. And grant us courage to right the wrongs we have done and to make up for the good we have left undone.
We implore you to hear us, for Jesus' sake. Amen.
Declaration of Forgiveness
Leader: Who is to condemn? It is Christ Jesus, who died, yes, who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who indeed intercedes for us. (Rom 8:34)
People: So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! (II Cor. 5:17)
s Hymnbook: "This Is the Day the Lord Hath Made" #69
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
s Doxology #544
Proclaim Gods Word
Children's Sermon: "Button Up"
Dismissal to Childrens Church (5 and Under)
Prayers of the People
First Reading: Psalm 32
Second Reading: II Corinthians 5:16-21
Sermon: "Rebreathing Lessons"
Go in Gods Name
s The Apostles' Creed
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: "Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me" #271
s Charge and Blessing
With warm good will, we welcome each worshiper! As brothers and sisters in Christ, let us approach our Creator in love and gratitude
Betty Adkins was in the hospital this week, but has now returned to Morningside. Margaret Alice Haun has also been sick this week. Please remember all our sick and shut-ins in your prayers.
We will have Holy Communion next Sabbath. We invite you to come and celebrate the sacrament with us.
Daylight Savings Time begins next Sabbath. Remember to set your clocks forward one hour.
Bible Study: We are studying II Kings on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Trip to the Museum
We are going to the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia on Saturday, March 31. The museum has four floors of exhibits, all of which are fully accessible to the handicapped. Cost of admission if $5 ($4 for senior citizens). We will leave York at 8:30 a.m. and return sometime in the afternoon. If you want to go with us, please sign the sheet in the narthex of the church.
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
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