Sunday February 24, 2013 Second Sunday of Lent

God Invites Us to Worship



Life and Work of the Church Family

Pass The Peace

Invitation to Worship:

Extinguishing the Second Lenten Candle

Hymn: MV# 28  “God of the Bible (Fresh As the Morning)”

Gathering Prayer          

Time for Young People- Joyce Dickson

Hymn: VU# 575  “I’m Gonna Live So God Can Use Me”

The Scriptures Speak to Us

Genesis 15:1-12,17-18

(God makes a covenant with Abram and Sarai)

Psalm 27    (VU pp. 753-755)

(God is my light and my salvation)

Luke 13:31-35

(Jesus Cries over Jerusalem as a hen over her chicks)


                  This is a Part of Our Story

                  Thanks be to God

Hymn: VU# 669 “Jesus Lover Of My Soul”


Choir Anthem:  “Lord Speak To Me”

                  Words – Frances Ridley Havergal

                                    Music – Samuel Sebastion Wesley

God Invites Us to Respond

Offering Invitation

Presentation of our Gifts: 

Choir:  “Grateful”

         Words and music by Tom Tomazak


Offering Response:

         We give you but your own

         whate’er the gift may be;

         all that we have is yours alone.

         we give it gratefully.

Dedication Prayer

Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer (said)

Hymn:  VU#  417  “God, As We Rise to Leave”

Commissioning and Benediction

Choral Benediction:

Amen, Amen, A-men


Next week lectionary lessons:

March 3, 2013

Isaiah 55:1-9

Psalm 63:1-8  (VU p. 781)

1 Corinthians 10:1-13

Luke 13:1-9

This afternoon Joyce is leading worship at
Hemstock Residence at 2:15 and Jubilee Home at 3:15.  Please feel free to join them as you are able.


Grace United Church