March 19, 2023

Fourth Sunday in Lent



Prelude:  "Prelude in C Minor"     Henryk Pachulski


Call to Worship:  Sandy Green

Come together, people of God, out of the gloom of a troubled world. 

   We come with joy to the great light God has given in Jesus Christ.

Come to worship, people of God, leaving behind all that blinds us to your gracious compassion.

   We come to refocus our lives and to become more alert to God’s actions  among us.


Opening Hymn:   “Shine, Jesus Shine”      #2173

Opening Prayer: Sandy Green

Make us worthy, Lord, to serve those throughout the world who live and die in poverty or hunger. Give them, through our hands, this day their daily bread; and by our understanding love, give peace and joy. Amen                                                                                                                                

Prayer Before the Word: Marian Kaser

Psalm:      Psalm 23    #754                  


Gospel: John 9:1-41 Mike Eggleston, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mike Lindsay, and Kelley Weir                

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

Sermon:   "Not Sin, but Seeing" Mike Eggleston

Hymn: "Amazing Grace" #378


Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

  Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come,

your will be done, on earth as in heaven.   

  Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we

forgive those who sin against us.

  Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil.

For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and for ever.


Offering our Gifts to God   [Click here to go to online giving]

Offertory: "Goodness of God"

Prayer of Dedication  

Closing Hymn: "Christ is the World's Light" #188


Song of Blessing:    “Shalom to You”

Passing the Peace of Christ with phone calls, texts, emails, cards and prayers

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Thanks to everyone who made today’s service possible

Guest Pastor: Mike Eggleston

Sarah Jane Scott - Piano, Organ, and Vocals

Cheryl Dove, John Kersten,  Jora Landis, Mike Eggleston - Vocals

Sandy Green & Marian Kaser -  Liturgy & Scripture

Mary Anne Meyer, Rich Bolin, Sarah Jane Scott - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor

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