Bulletin for SUNDAY MARCH 18, 2018

SUNDAY MARCH 18, 2018

Fifth Sun­day of Lent

PRELUDE  A time to reflect and pre­pare to hear God

Reflec­tions and Rejoic­ing     Wes­ley Bell Ringers

by Michael Hel­man

CHORAL INTROIT My Sav­ior Dies at Cal­vary 

arr. by Patrick Lieber­gen

CALL TO WORSHIP Jere­mi­ah 31. 31–34, Hebrews 4.16, 9. 15

HYMN #170 O How I Love Jesus

OPENING PRAYER

CHORAL ANTHEM  How Beau­ti­ful      Chan­cel Choir & Spir­it Dancers

by Twila Paris

CHILDREN’S MESSAGE led by mem­bers of our Youth Fel­low­ship

CONGREGATIONAL CALL TO PRAYER #488 Jesus, Remem­ber Me

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE & THE LORD’S PRAYER

*GIVING OURSELVES TO GOD

Irish Tune from Coun­ty Der­ry — set­ting: Per­cy Aldridge Grainger

*PRESENTATION OF OUR GIFTS #2022 (verse 2)

*PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST                                                                                    

*FELLOWSHIP CHORUS #2108

THE WRITTEN WORD John 12. 20–33

HYMN #472  Near To the Heart of God

SPIRITUAL CONVERSATION How We Find Jesus

CONFESSION & CHALLENGE from Psalm 51

HYMN #407 Close to Thee

THE SENDING

CHORAL BENEDICTION Irish Bless­ing by Bob Chilcott

POSTLUDE

Pre­lude on “St Colum­ba” (Tra­di­tion­al Irish Melody) — Healey Willan