Rev Dr Richard Chung
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Knox United ≈ a Sacred Space

 Palm Passion Sunday

March 25, 2018
                                                                                                                                                                    

♫áRise as you are able   ♫+Remain seated

Greetings & Announcements:

Prelude:  “Trumpet Tune”   Jeremiah Clarke

Call to Worship: (Luke 19:58)

            Hosanna to the Son of David!

            Blessed is the One who comes in the name of the Lord!

            Hosanna in the highest!

 

♫áProcessional Hymn with Palms: VU 122

            All Glory, Laud and Honor

 

(The Procession of the Palms, the Christ Candle, and Bible are placed; Christ Candle is lit in silence.)

 

 Opening Prayer: (together)

            God of Hope,

today we joyfully acclaim Jesus our Messiah and King. Help us to honor him every day, so we may enjoy his reign in the new Jerusalem, where he dwells with you and the Holy Spirit, for ever and ever. Amen.

 

♫áHymn: VU 123  “Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”

Time with All Ages: 

Anthem: “Sing to the Lord Hosanna!”   Patrick Liebergen

Scripture: John 12:12-19    Jesus comes to Jerusalem as King

                                                                   (pew Bible, p. 875)

Listen to what the Spirit is saying to the Church.

Thanks, be to God.

Sermon:    “Walk the Line”

Reflective Music:  “What a Friend We Have in Jesus; Jesus Loves Me”

                                                                                 arr. M. Klassen

 

Offering Prayer

Offering Response:

♫á VU 541 “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”

Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer

Commissioning: 

♫áClosing Hymn: VU 126 “Ride on Ride On, the Time is Right”

   vs. 1   soloist only

   vs. 2  choir

   vs. 3  congregation stands and joins

 

Postlude: “All Glory Laud and Honor”  David Lasky

 

(Please take your Palm cross as you exit the sanctuary as a reminder of Holy Week Vigil)

 

Holy Week Vigil Begins

 

Participating in this morning’s service:

Presider:  Rev. Dr. Richard Chung

Reader:  Richard Earthy

Children’s Ministry:  Anne MacKenna

Choir Director/Pianist: Colleen Coulter

Organist:  Madelene Klassen 

Bell Ringers:  Susan McAlpine, Helena Ho, Sharon Copeman,

                             Wendy Trant, Joan Vincent, Frances Herzer

Usher: David Cass

Greeter:   John Carr

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NEWS & NOTES
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A downloadable copy of the order of service is also attached