Order of Service

First Mennonite Church, Edmonton

March 17, 2019

Releasing and Embracing: Love Transforms

Lent 2: The difficult path of love

 

LISTENING TO PRELUDE

CALLING TO WORSHIP

SINGING                               Loving Spirit                                                    STJ #34

                                                                                                                                 

 LISTENING WITH CHILDREN

                Jesus loves me

 

SINGING                               Wehrlos und verlassen sehnt sich          STJ #93

                                                            (In the language of your choice)                                  

 

DWELLING IN THE SPIRIT

What are we called to release? What are we called to embrace?

        Be still and know

        Silence

        Be still and know

        The Lord’s Prayer

 

LISTENING TO SCRIPTURE   1 Corinthians 13:1-13

REFLECTING               

BEING SILENT (one minute)

RESPONDING WITH SUNG PRAYER    Take, O take me as I am      STJ #81

                        (First time unison; second and third time, harmony)           

 

CONFESSING

 

ASSURING

SHARING JOYS AND CONCERNS

PRAYING

OFFERING

ANTICIPATING

SINGING 

SENDING FORTH IN WORD AND MUSIC