February 26, 2023   (Service from March 6, 2022)

First Sunday in Lent


Prelude:  “Promenade”  Modeste Moussorgski arr.  Kevin McChesney

Call to Worship:  Alta Hall

Let us sing to the Most High,

The God in whom we trust.

Those who love the Lord will be delivered;

Protected are those who know God’s Name.

Opening Hymn:     “Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days”    #269

Prayer before the Word:   Marian Kaser

First Lesson:   Romans 10:8b-13

    L: The word of the Lord   P: Thanks be to God

Psalm:     Psalm  91    

Gospel Lesson:    Luke 4:1-13

L: The Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ   P: Praise to you, Lord Christ

Sermon:   “In the Wilderness”    Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn:    “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”    #110

Pastoral Prayer

Offering our Gifts to God

Offertory:         “Ashokan Farewell”    Jay Ungar

                            Tom Tatton, violist

Prayer of Dedication   

Closing Hymn     “Beneath the Cross of Jesus”    #297


Song of Blessing:    “Shalom to You”

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