Worship Order for Sunday

Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren
Long Green & Kanes Rds., near Glen Arm, Md.
February 27, 2005
Worship 10:00 am, Sunday School 11:10 am

The Third Sunday of Lent

      "O come, let us sing to the LORD; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!" (Psalms 95:1)

  Morning Praise (9:45 am)

         Note: there will be no printed order of worship in the bulletin this week. The below is generally what we will follow, as the Spirit leads, recalling that our sister church in the Dominican Republic (about which we are sharing today) uses no printed bulletin nor hymnal in their worship.

*Song                          "Awake, arise, O sing a new song"                            56

*Hymn                                    "Great is the Lord"                                         87

*Opening Prayer

  Hymn                             (vs 1,2,3,6) "Amazing Grace!"                                143

  Scripture                                      John 8:12 

  Alleluia Choir                   "Yo soy la luz del mundo"                          Ascencio
                                                        (I am the world's True Light)

  Reflections on our visit

  Song                          "Seek ye first the kingdom of God"                          324
                                              (Pre-schoolers leave for playful worship)

  Sharing a joy, a concern, a word of testimony or praise

  Song                          "Seek ye first the kingdom of God"                          324

  Pastoral Prayer

  Scripture                                  Romans 5:1-11
                                                                       (en español)

  Returning our Tithes and Offerings


  Scripture                                       Psalm 95
                                                                       (en español)

  Hymn                                "Great is thy faithfulness"                                  327
                                               note - the electricity will intentionally be
                                                  turned off in the middle of this hymn.

  Message        "Joyful noise to the rock of our salvation"

*Hymn                               "You shall go out with joy"                               427
                                                                 (lyrics/chord, midi)


#'s are from Hymnal: A Worship Book

Worship leaders - see basic guidelines

Opening Prayer


John 8:12
in Spanish and English

         Y hablóles Jesús otra vez, diciendo: Yo soy la luz del mundo: el que me sigue, no andará en tinieblas, mas tendrá la lumbre de la vida.  (Reina-Valera Antigua)

         Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life."  (NRSV)


Pastoral Prayer


written closer to the time (if not at the moment)


Returning our Tithes and Offerings





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