Worship Order for Sunday

Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren
Long Green & Kanes Rds., near Glen Arm, Md.
May 1, 2011
Worship 10:00 am              Sunday School 11:10am

Second Sunday of Easter 

      But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy. And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace for those who make peace. (James 3:17-18)

  Beginning with Praise (9:50 am)       "Christ is alive! Let Christians sing!"        278

*Call to Worship                   Psalm 16:1-3, 5-8, 11

*Hymn                      "Praise, my soul, the King of heaven!"                           65

*Opening Prayer                                                         

  Scripture                                    1 Peter 1:3-9

  Hymn                                    "In thee is gladness"                                      114

  For Children

  Sharing a joy, a concern, a word of testimony or praise
                                 (please be brief, and aware of God's listening presence)


  Brethren History - A Short Quiz

  Returning our Tithes and Offerings

  Offertory              (Please sign the attendance pad and pass it on)

  Scripture                 Matthew 5:43-48 and James 3:13-18

  Hymn                          "Will you let me be your servant"                            307

  Sermon:              "Popcorn Kernels, Lily Bulbs, Cake Batter           Ellis Shenk
                                             and Life’s Revelations"  (mp3)

*Hymn                         "Where cross the crowded ways"                            405



*Rise in body or in spirit

#'s are from Hymnal: A Worship Book

Worship leaders - see basic guidelines

The worship resources this week will be written by the preacher.

(para traducir a español, presione la bandera de España)


Interested in Sunday School?
Below is a growing list of possible sites to visit. As you discover others, please let us know.

International Lesson:
Faith and Life Resources

Mennonite Publishing House

International Lesson:
Mennonite Weekly Review

(scroll down on left to "Sunday School lessons)

International Lesson:
Christian Standard
(one week ahead)

International Lesson:
Living Web Sunday School Project

International Lesson:
Adult Bible Studies
from The United Methodist Publishing House
(click "supplemental resources" and "current events supplement" under both the "Student" and "Teacher" sections in the left hand column)

While one of our adult classes follows the International lesson above (see also), using
A Guide for Biblical Studies,
published quarterly by our denomination,
another class often uses one of the
Good Ground series.

For children and youth, we use the new
Gather Round curriculum
(developed jointly by the Church of the Brethren and the Mennonite Church)


©2010 Peter L. Haynes
(unless otherwise stated, worship resources were written by him)


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