March 25, 2018

Palm Sunday


Greet your neighbors–Pass Friendship Pad to others in your pew, and then pass it back.



The Palms

J. Faure

Children and Sanctuary Choir

Hear the Children Sing Hosanna!

Welcome, Announcements, Joys & Concerns

Call To Worship

Rev. Mindy Campbell

L: The Lord is merciful and gracious,

P: slow to anger and abounding in love.

L: Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.

P: Hosanna in the highest!

L: Let us worship God.

Opening Prayer

*Hymn #196

“All Glory, Laud, and Honor”

*Call To Confession

*Prayer Of Confession

We confess that we have sinned, and although we would like to deny it, we have forsaken you. We are horrified by the suffering we cause- to you, ourselves, and the world you have created. Open the gates of your forgiveness and restore us in your love, for the sake of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.

*Silent Prayer Of Confession

*Assurance Of Pardon

*HYMN #618, verse 5

All glory to our Lord and God, for love so deep, so high, so broad: the Trinity whom we adore forever and forever more.


Good News Ringers

“He is Exalted”

Twila Paris

“Behold! The King Comes!”

Bill Ingram


Prayer For Illumination

First Lesson

Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29

Second Lesson

Mark 11:1-11


“Sacred Subversion”

Rev. Shelley S. Gardner


*Hymn #198

“Ride On, Ride On in Majesty”

*Affirmation Of Faith Philippians 2:5-11

Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death – even death on a cross. Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God: Jesus Christ is Lord!. Amen.

One great hour of sharing

“Loose the Bonds of Injustice”

Heather Reusch



Fughette on the Dorian Mode

G. Carissimi

*Doxology #606

“Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow”

*Offertory Prayer

Prayers of God’s people and the Lord’s prayer


*Hymn #197

“Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”

Recession of the Palms


Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott

J. Pachelbel