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Welcome

Prelude
Prelude February 21, 2021
Call to Worship

Welcoming the Light 
The candle today is lit by Avery Drechsel

Opening Hymn
"All Glory, Laud, and Honor"
Alex Carr, vocals
Sarah Becker, piano

Responsive Litany
Lea Rike

 One: The story of faith is a story of courage.
All: It took courage for John the Baptist to prepare the way.
One: It took courage for Mary to say, “Here I am. Use me.”
All: It took courage for the disciples to drop their nets and follow Jesus.
One: It took courage for the paralyzed man’s friends to lower him through the roof.
All: It took courage for Peter to walk on water.
One: It took courage for Zacchaeus to give half of his possessions to the poor.
All: It took courage for Jesus to enter Jerusalem on a donkey.
One: Faith has never been easy. It is a journey of courage.
All: Again and again, God, show us the way.
One: Let us worship a brave and courageous God.
 


Gloria Patri
 
Children's Sermon 

"Jesus Loves the Little Children"
Sarah Becker, organ
Pastoral Prayer 
Offering
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Doxology
  Elder Prayer
Vicky Majors

Communion Hymn

"An Upper Room Did Our Lord Prepare"
Alex Carr, vocals
Sarah Becker, piano

Communion 

Lord's Prayer

Anthem: 

"Hymn of Promise"
 
Scripture:  Mark 11:1-11
Lea Rike

When Jesus and his followers approached Jerusalem, they came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives. Jesus gave two disciples a task, saying to them, “Go into the village over there. As soon as you enter it, you will find tied up there a colt that no one has ridden. Untie it and bring it here. If anyone says to you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘Its master needs it, and he will send it back right away.’”

They went and found a colt tied to a gate outside on the street, and they untied it. Some people standing around said to them, “What are you doing, untying the colt?” They told them just what Jesus said, and they left them alone. They brought the colt to Jesus and threw their clothes upon it, and he sat on it. Many people spread out their clothes on the road while others spread branches cut from the fields. Those in front of him and those following were shouting, “Hosanna! Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessings on the coming kingdom of our ancestor David! Hosanna in the highest!” Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the temple. After he looked around at everything, because it was already late in the evening, he returned to Bethany with the Twelve.

Sermon:
"Again and Again: We Draw On Courage" 


Rev. Russ Boyd


Closing Hymn
"When I Survey the Wondrous Cross"
Alex Carr, vocals
Sarah Becker, piano

Benediction

Go in Peace

 
We continue to keep in our prayers all of those working on the front lines
and all of those negatively impacted by this pandemic.
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For all of those struggling through losing jobs, income and being evicted.

For all of those affected by COVID-19, and for all of the healthcare workers fighting day in and day out for all of us.

Lord, hear our prayers.

 
Catherine DeMoss, home and in remission after completing Bill Tosh, moved to skilled nursing in Weatherford.
 Miles Suggs, nephew of Christy Drechsel, surgery to determine treatment for epilepsy. Martha Rountree, recovering from a broken wrist.
Michael Kapavik, deployed on Covid mission. Yoliann Rodriguez, student of Adrienne Moretti passed away.
Linda Johnson, prayers for her in the death of her supervisor Marie Francis.  Katherine Hite, recovering from a procedure. 
James, foster son of Michael and Lacy Perkins recovering from surgery. Jeff Broyles, prayers for recovery after brain surgery. 
Kay Lamb, recovering from hospitalization. Pam DeVoe, recovering after knee replacement surgery and concerns about clots.
David Measures, brother of Carla Kersey having surgery on his am after a break.  Kristina Sparks & Rebecca Gary, friends of Margaret Bloodworth who each were diagnosed with breast cancer
Lily, Lacy Perkins' friend recovering from brain surgery.   Jennifer Kapavik Health Concerns
Jack Bass, moved to Vantage. Jerry Haddock, brother of Lavonda Pointer, recovering from a heart attack
Katherine Hite and her extended family for an unexpected loss. Chilton Campbell, brother of Kay Lamb, recovering after being hospitalized. 
Barbara and Paul, longtime friends of Kay and Dan Lamb, Paul is hospitalized with complications following hip replacement, Barbara is blind and isolated.  Becky Evans, mother of Chris Evans, undergoing test for health concerns around possible dementia symptoms.
Jenna Greaves (daughter of Carla Kersey’s coworker), hip surgery and long recovery Kat Stupka, prayers for health.
Family and friends of Denise Caskey, friend of Andrea McDonald, who passed away last month. Diane Bloodworth, recovering at home after being in rehab following breaking her hip.
Margo, friend of Katherine Hite’s daughter, diagnosed with a serious lung condition. Linda Fennell, client of Linda Johnson whose 18-year-old granddaughter died recently.
Sandy, aunt of Margaret Bloodworth, diagnosed with Stage 4 ovarian cancer which has spread to liver.  Tallu Quinn, friend of Pastor Allison, who has a brain tumor
Butch Smith, rheumatoid arthritis.  Michelle Carter and Family
Mark, Richard Sell’s son, diagnosed with Stage III Lung Cancer Galen and Kathy Williams (friends of Butch Smith)
David Stanford, health Concerns  Karin Lees (Mark Schlotterbeck’s aunt)
   
   
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